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Catskill Mountains (N.Y.)

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Cohen family (Fallsburg, N.Y.) photographs and newspaper clippings

 Collection — Consolidated Box P19, Folder: P-692
Identifier: P-692
Abstract

Collection contains photographs from the 1930s and 1940s of Woodbourne Sky House, a family-style hotel located in the Catskills region of New York.

Dates: undated, ca. 1930-1948, 1966

Gertrude Berg Autographed Kutsher's Menu

 Collection — Consolidated Box P24, Folder: P-826
Identifier: P-826
Abstract

This collection contains an autographed menu from Kutsher's Country Club of Monticello, N.Y., which featured Gertrude Berg as Molly Goldberg at an evening in its Patio Club. Disk jockey Jack Eigen's autograph is also on the menu.

Dates: July 30, 1949

Goldie Seiden Chirlin Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: P-1004
Abstract

The Goldie Seiden Chirlin Photograph Collection depicts American Jewish family life in mid-20th century Albany, New York. The collection encompasses black and white photographs, primarily taken by Goldie Seiden Chirlin, of her friends, family, and local Jewish Community during social gatherings, birthdays, and holidays in Albany, New York and surrounding areas.

Dates: 1937-1943

Kurt K. Field Film Collection

 Collection
Identifier: P-805
Abstract

Films document the leisure activities of an American Jewish family from 1939 to 1966, with a majority of footage dating from the years after World War Two. Their activities included vacations, parades, and other outings. The films include footage of Catskills resorts, offering viewers rare and valuable images of small Jewish hotels from the postwar era. The films have been copied onto videotapes.

Dates: undated, 1939-1966

Rabbi H. David Rutman collection

 Collection
Identifier: P-779
Abstract

Contains research and writing compiled by Rabbi H. David Rutman, primarily regarding the Jewish agriculture movement and New York Jewish agricultural colonies in the mid 1800s and early 1900s. Also includes Rutman's Master's dissertation for New York University, titled, "Ludwig Lewisohn: His Writing of Religious Interest." Agriculture material consists of copies of mortgages and listings of landowners from Sholam colony; and newsclippings and articles regarding the Jewish Agricultural Society, the beginnings of the agricultural movement in America, Ellenville colony, Sholam colony, and boardinghouses in the Catskills in the early years.

Dates: undated, 1912, 1959,1983

Records of the Catskills Institute

 Collection
Identifier: I-474
Abstract

The records include correspondence to the Advisory Board, flyers regarding the annual conference and other programs, issues of "In The Mountains" newsletter from 1990-2003 with gaps, and a course description and journal article written by founder Phil Brown, professor of Sociology at Brown University.

Dates: undated,1991-1993, 1995-2003, 2006