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Cleveland (Ohio)

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:

American Jewish Committee - Office of Jewish War Records

 Collection
Identifier: I-9
Abstract This collection consists of the American Jewish Committee's project to document Jewish participation in the United States Armed Forces during World War I. The bulk of the material consists of questionnaires the AJC sent to servicemen to determine Jewish identity, which contain information on personal identification and details of military service. Responses to the questionnaire come from both Jews and non-Jews. In addition, the collection contains office papers concerning the project and a ledger of manuscripts documenting the distribution of records collected by the Office of Jewish War Records, as well as lists Jews who died or were given military honors.
Dates: undated, 1918-1921, 1962

Congregation Tifereth Israel, Collection

 Collection
Identifier: I-522
Abstract The Congregation Tifereth Israel, commonly known as “the Temple” was the first Reform Jewish congregation in Cleveland, and was established in 1850. It quickly became one of the most prominent Reform congregations in the country, and has a large membership to this day. The collection includes newsletters and programs, a book that tells the history of the congregation’s first 100 years, and other material related to the student Zionist group Ayukah.
Dates: 1934-1963

Else Richthofen-Jaffé Letters

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25486
Abstract The Else Richthofen-Jaffé Correspondence primarily consists of the family correspondence of this social scientist. Much of the collection consists of Else Richthofen-Jaffé's correspondence with her adult children and their families, although some correspondence with other family members or other close individuals is also present. In addition the collection contains parts of an unpublished work on the family and some genealogical notes.
Dates: 1883-2011; Majority of material found within 1935-1973

Felix Freilich Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25187
Abstract This collection portrays the personal and professional life of the violinist Felix Freilich. It also provides information on his wife and the genealogy of their families. The collection contains correspondence, family trees, photographs, clippings, publications and music scores. Subjects found in this collection include the genealogy of the Freilich and Greenberg families, the professional life of Felix Freilich, and the city of Altenburg, Germany.
Dates: 1858-2003; Majority of material found within 1990-2000

Gombossy Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: P-1025
Abstract This collection contains studio portraits and a few snapshots of the Gombossy family.
Dates: Undated, 1913, 1915

Solomon Eudovich papers

 Collection
Identifier: P-88
Abstract Collection contains miscellaneous papers and correspondence, in both Hebrew and Yiddish, pertaining primarily to Eudovich's emigration from Vilna to England and South America (1905), and to his career as a shochet (ritual slaughterer) in Argentina (1905-1913) and Cleveland (1919-1936).
Dates: 1902-1940

Council of Jewish Federations and Welfare Funds records

 Collection
Identifier: I-69
Abstract This collection contains the archives of the Council of Jewish Federations and Welfare Funds, a national coordinating agency which assists national and regional Jewish agencies in the U.S. and Canada in fund raising, community organization, health and welfare planning, public relations, and similar missions.

Collection includes materials of the predecessor agency (Bureau of Jewish Social Research), correspondence, research, budget reports, audits, and reports on the activities of approximately 600 national, local, and overseas Jewish agencies.
Dates: undated, 1906-1998

Leo Baeck Institute Institutional Archives

 Collection
Identifier: AR 230 V
Abstract Series V of the Leo Baeck Institute Institutional Archives consists of clippings, photographs, A/V materials, and a few other original documents that have been assembled at LBI New York, 1955-1997.
Dates: 1955-1997

Lt. Col. Rachel Diane (Rae) Landy Papers

 Collection
Identifier: P-785
Abstract Lt. Col. Rachel Diane (Rae) Landy was a nursing pioneer in the development of health services in Palestine under the auspices of Hadassah from 1913-1915, and served as a U.S. Army nurse in World War I through World War II. The collection documents hospital care in Palestine and the history of Hadassah; career women in the early 20th century, particularly military personnel and profession innovators; and the Cleveland, Ohio Jewish community, school system, and George Crile U.S. Army Hospital. Documents include correspondence, reminiscences, legal documents, newspaper and magazine clippings, and photographs.
Dates: undated, 1913-2000

Martha Lipmann Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 6355
Abstract Official, legal and personal correspondence documenting Erich Lipmann's (also known as Eric Lipman?) attempts for securing an immigration visa to the United States or Cuba for his mother Martha Lipmann in Germany.
Dates: 1927-1980; Majority of material found within 1936-1942

Myer S. Isaacs (1841-1904) Collection

 Collection
Identifier: P-22
Abstract Real estate lawyer, judge, newspaper editor, and philanthropist, Myer S. Isaacs was the eldest son of the second English-speaking Rabbi in the United States, the Rev. Dr. Samuel M. Isaacs (1804-1878). The Isaacs Family were founding members of the New York-based Jewish civil rights organization, the Board of Delegates of American Israelites (1859-1878), published the Jewish Messenger (1859-1902), and Myer was the first president of the Baron de Hirsch Fund. This Collection contains documents deriving from Myer and Samuel Issacs, and Myer's brothers Abram (1852 or 53-1920) and Isaac Isaacs (1845-1907). Information concerning Myer's children may also be found, including documents from his son Stanley (1882-1962), Manhattan borough President and New York City Councilman. Includes correspondence, clippings, commencement programs, invitations, souvenir and anniversary programs, election campaign materials, obituaries, funeral programs, and citizenship papers.
Dates: undated, 1844, 1851-1925

National Jewish Community Relations Advisory Council Records

 Collection
Identifier: I-172
Abstract This collection documents the activities, administration, planning, proceedings, and correspondence of the National Jewish Community Relations Advisory Council, 1944-1994. The collection includes correspondence, programs, minutes, proposals, reports, clippings, press releases, and publications.
Dates: undated, 1940-1994

Norman A. Sugarman papers

 Collection — Consolidated Box P18, Folder: P-633
Identifier: P-633
Abstract The Norman A. Sugarman papers consist of both library-bound volumes and unbound manuscripts of addresses, essays, outlines, and published articles written by Sugarman during his career as a tax attorney, an Assistant Commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service, and general champion for charitable organizations.
Dates: 1939-1983

Records of the Jewish Education Service of North America

 Collection
Identifier: I-75
Abstract The Jewish Education Service of North America (JESNA), formerly known as the American Association for Jewish Education, was founded in 1939. The Association promotes and supports Jewish education in communities throughout the United States and Canada by supplying studies of Jewish education, developing supplementary educational materials, and collaborating with Jewish organizations. This collection primarily contains the results of surveys and consequent reports, in addition to some correspondence, meeting minutes, and newsletters of the administration. Somewhat unrelated, the Jewish Media Services's files on films and filmmakers make up the last series of this collection, as JESNA took over some of the responsibilities of this organization in the early 1990s.
Dates: 1922-1999; Majority of material found within 1940 - 1987

Robert Perlman collection

 Collection
Identifier: P-654
Abstract Collection consists of Perlman's compilations of descriptive information on Jewish emigration from Hungary to New York City and Cleveland between 1870 and 1914.
Dates: undated, 1835, 1880, 1895, 1905-1924

Solender Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: P-554
Abstract The Solender Family Papers document the professional achievements and to a lesser extent, the personal lives, of the members of the Solender family. The Solender family has been influential in the field of Jewish Communal Services since the 1930s. Family members that are most prominently represented in the collection include Samuel Solender (1890-1961), his son Sanford Solender (1914-2003), and his grandson Stephen Solender (1938- ).
Dates: 1890-2003; Majority of material found within 1918 - 1990