Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
American Jewish League for Israel (AJLI), records
Contains records on the formation, purpose, and activities of the American Jewish League for Israel, as reflected in organizational documents (including minutes), event literature, publications (including the AJLI newsletter, AJLI Bulletin, later called the AJLI News Bulletin and other titles), scholarship material, financial information, membership appeals, correspondence, media coverage, and photographs.
David Levy Yulee papers
The collection includes the following items: four letters written by Yulee under his earlier name, Levy, one of which is addressed to Secretary of the Navy Abel Parker Upshur (1842), and three to Senator James Diament Westcott, Jr. (D - Fla.) (1843-1845); and a letter to Secretary of State William L. Marcy regarding the filling of the vacancy left by the death of Judge Bronson of the Northern District of Florida, another to President Franklin Pierce recommending McQueen McIntosh to fill that vacancy (1855); a letter to General William Miles written during the Civil War (1865); an executive order signed by President Andrew Johnson allowing a Mrs. Merrick to send a package to Yulee at Fort Pulaski where he was a prisoner of war (1865), as well as two letters written by Yulee while at Fort Pulaski (1866) a letter to a Mr. Dickinson introducing Capt. Hunter (n.d.); and an unidentified manuscript listing several senators, among whom is Yulee (n.d.). A letter to E. Livingston regarding a consular appointment (1857), and a note to C.L. Perkins of a routine nature (1858) are also included.
Mosaic-Jewish Life in Florida poster
An advertisement for an exhibition that travelled to several museums, libraries, and other galleries in Florida. The exhibit was a joint project of the Judaic Studies Program, University of Miami; Fort Lauderdale Soref Jewish Community Center; and the Central Agency for Jewish Education, Miami/Fort Lauderdale. The project operated in association with the Florida Department of State, Florida Endowment for the Humanities.
Senta Gerstein Collection
This collection contains the text of several speeches delivered by Senta Gerstein (née Meyer), as well as numerous award certificates for Gerstein's social work and a few letters of recommendation dating to her life in 1930s Hamburg.