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Jewish orphanages

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Adler Family Collection

Identifier: AR 25684
Abstract The Adler Family Collection holds materials regarding the lives of Thekla (née Grünebaum) and Leopold Adler and their children Bennie, Rose, Irma, and Berthold. The papers document their lives in Hintersteinau, Germany, the deaths of Leopold and Irma Adler, and the emigration of the remaining family members to New York. Included in the collection is a large amount of their correspondence, in addition to various family papers, including official documents, school records, immigration documentation, documentation relating to the careers of family members, and genealogical and historical research. The collection also contains family photographs and a photo album.
Dates: 1884-2013; Majority of material found in 1920-1938

Alice and Julius Rosenberg Collection

Identifier: AR 3546
Abstract Flyers, pamphlets, and other ephemera from Jewish child welfare organizations in Diez and der Lahn and Bad Ems, and certificates from Julius Rosenberg's involvement in gymnastics competitions.
Dates: 1887-1929

Cannstadt and Göppingen Sermons Collection

Identifier: AR 6479
Abstract The collection primarily comprises funeral sermons and holiday sermons given by a variety of rabbis or other teachers generally from Cannstadt, Göppingen, and the nearby environs.
Dates: 1870-1906

Hannover Jewish Community Collection

Identifier: AR 1685
Abstract This collection contains correspondence and printed materials related to the history of the Jewish community of Hannover.
Dates: 1866, 1944-1986

Hebrew Infant Asylum of the City of New York records

Identifier: I-166
Abstract Collection contains bound records from the administrative activities of the Hebrew Infant Asylum, including annual reports, board meeting minutes, reports of the admitting physicians, and the admission and discharge records of children.
Dates: 1895-1934

Heinrich Stahl Collection

Identifier: AR 7171
Abstract This collection documents the work of Heinrich Stahl, chairman of the Jewish community in Berlin from 1933-1942. The collection contains eleven photo albums, most of which feature photographs detailing Jewish institutions such as children's homes and old-age homes, as well as an office of the Jüdische Winterhilfe. In addition, the collection contains correspondence, including from Stahl's time as chairman, clippings, and a few reports.
Dates: 1926-1970; Majority of material found within 1932-1939

Hyman Bogen collection

Identifier: P-767
Abstract The collection consists of memorabilia and research materials Hyman Bogen collected regarding the Hebrew Orphan Asylum of New York and its alumni association, the Seligman Solomon Society. A wide range of documents exist, such as orphanage and alumni publications, personal and academic histories, souvenir programs, articles and newslcippings, reports, files on certain individual alumni, correspondence, completed alumni questionnaires, photographs, veteran and census documents, a scrapbook, and banners and towels. The collection includes many HOA publications, the HOA annual reports, commemorative booklets, a centenial souvenir book, a farewell dinner program, camp Wehaha and Wakitan songbook, and evaluation reports. The collection contains several personal and academic histories as well as informal recollections of HOA written by alumni and graduate students of the Graduate School for Jewish Social Work. Burial lists of children interred at Beth El (1930s) and Salem Fields (1988) Cemeteries can be accessed as well. Of unusual interest are research files Hyman Bogen gathered for his book The Luckiest Orphans: A History of the Hebrew Orphan Asylum of New York and a possible book on the Franco and Goldman families. These include Samson Simpson (1780-1857) as well as the musical prodigies Franco and Goldman families who had ties to HOA. Another appealing item is the visitor book to Moses Ezekiel's Rome Studio (1896). HOA photographs are numerous and consist of the Broadway and Amsterdam building, individual groups, camps, boys scout troop, the band, HOA staff, confirmation classes, the 1941 farewell dinner, a 1945 seder, and a memorial to HOA plaque dedication. A scrapbook compiled by HOA librarian Mildred Stember offers a detailed view of HOA life in the 1920's. Seligman Solomon Society material includes the oldest existing SSS document, a musical program from 1889. Further material encompasses bulletins, dinner programs, anniversary books, and meeting minutes proposing the merger of SSS and Academy Alumni Association.
Dates: undated, 1832-1997

Sigmund Feist Collection

Identifier: AR 3059
Abstract This collection contains personal papers and correspondence which document the personal and professional lives of Sigmund and Toni Feist from the 1880s through their emigration to Denmark in 1939.
Dates: 1847-1945

Sol Saginaw Hebrew Orphan Asylum Collection

Identifier: P-850
Abstract Collection consists of alumni invitations, a biographical sketch for David Carasso/Carson, a button, information regarding a parade Saginaw took part in to commemorate the 200th Anniversary of George Washington's inauguration (1989), news clippings, HOA Association "Rising Bell" newsletters(1984, 1987, 1999), an centennial anniversary program for HOA Association (1987), photographs, HOA songs, and a scrapbook. Of particular interest is the scrapbook compiled by Meyer Saginaw, which dates from 1935-1940. Also of interest are lyrics to HOA songs from 1936. The themes of the songs include Palestine, Purim, Shavous, and HOA summer camps Wakitan and Wehaha.
Dates: undated, 1935-1999