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New York (N.Y.)

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 572 Collections and/or Records:

Isidore S Meyer Papers

 Collection
Identifier: P-905
Abstract

Isidore Meyer was an editor (1940-1968), librarian (1940-1962) and archivist (1940-1968) at the American Jewish Historical Society and a rabbi at the Jewish Center of Bay Shore, Long Island (1937-1943). Also a historian, Meyer wrote and spoke on the use, study and impact of Hebrew language and texts during the colonial period in the United States. The collection documents his AJHS career, historical writing and research, rabbinical work, teaching experience and general professional activities. Materials include correspondence, manuscripts, notes, photostats, clippings, printed materials, photographs, slides and negatives.

Dates: 1848-1992; Majority of material found within 1925 - 1980

Jacob Fishman (1888-1962) Theater Collection

 Collection
Identifier: P-37
Abstract

This collection contains the prompt-books for numerous plays, both those originally written in Yiddish as well as Yiddish translations of well-known authors. There is also an original play by Boaz Young and notes for a study on female Jewish writers.

Dates: undated, 1898-1939

Jacob Joseph collection

 Collection — Consolidated Box P10, Folder: P-350
Identifier: P-350
Abstract

Contains three printed items pertaining to Rabbi Jacob Joseph: 1) a proclamation in Hebrew urging American Jews to join in the celebration of the centennial of George Washington's inauguration, and a prayer for the leaders of the country (1889); 2) an address in English pertaining to the need to observe the laws of kashruth (undated); 3) a photocopy of a broadside opposing taxes on kosher meat imposed by Rabbi Jacob Joseph (1889).

Dates: undated, 1889

Jacob Lazarus Snitzer (1874-1947) Papers

 Collection
Identifier: P-36
Abstract

This collection contains handwritten and typed drafts of plays, a novel, and notes for plays and for a newspaper column by Yiddish writer Jacob Lazarus Snitzer (1874-1947). There is also correspondence and contracts relating to Snitzer's plays and five scrapbooks of newspaper articles.

Dates: undated, 1909-1946

Jacob M. Rothbart memoirs

 Collection — Consolidated Box P18, Folder: P-637
Identifier: P-637
Abstract

Collection Consists of stories, proverbs, and reminiscences recorded by Rothbart at the request of his granddaughters: Betty R. Rothbart, and Judith Anne Rothbart.

Dates: 1966-1975

Jacobi-Schlossberg Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: P-705
Abstract

Collection consists of personal papers of the Jacobi-Schlossberg family, specifically of papers belonging to Sarah Simon Jacobi, Freda Moritz Jacobi, Alice Jacobi Schlossberg, and Deda Schlossberg Miller. Papers include correspondence between Freda and Harold Jacobi, and between Alice and Arnold Schlossberg, as well as baby books, journals, report cards, photo albums, and a videotape. The collection also includes genealogical information on the family and family photographs.

Dates: 1870-2000

Jacques Judah Lyons papers

 Collection
Identifier: P-15
Abstract

Jacques Judah Lyons, hazzan, rabbi and community leader, was born in Surinam and emigrated to Philadelphia in the early 1800s. Minister of the New York Congregation Shearith Israel for 38 years, he gathered extensive materials on early Jewish history in the United States, Canada and the West Indies. His papers include manuscripts, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, notebooks, photographs, and a Sansom ship's log book. Contains material relating to Jews in North and South America generally and more specifically to Congregation Shearith Israel and the Jews in New York, the Touro Synagogue and cemetery and the Jews in Newport, Rhode Island, Philadelphia and the West Indies. Also contains material relating to Jews in the wars of the United States, correspondence of the Jews with George Washington and items relating to Haym Salomon. Collection consists of manuscript material and five notebooks and three scrapbooks of Lyons. Contains material not listed in calendar consisting of sermons by Lyons, a manuscript prayer book used in Surinam and a guide for religious ceremonies at Congregation Shearith Israel, as well as letters written during the Civil War period and correspondence relating to the personal life and career of Lyons.

Dates: undated, 1705-1885, 1908, 1911-1914, 1917-1919, 1933, 1950

Jakob Wassermann Autographs Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 253
Abstract

The collection contains 37 letters and postcards written by Jakob Wassermann to family, friends, colleagues, and acquaintances, covering a variety of topics, from the deeply personal (his negative feelings toward his wife), to the professional (the sale of his books), and to the mundane (his appreciation for the United States). Most letters are accompanied by typed transcripts.

Dates: 1898-1933

Jewish Agricultural Settlement Corporation Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25244
Abstract

The collection contains the records of the Jewish Agricultural Settlement Corporation (JASC), the American branch of the Juedische Landarbeit GmbH, an organization that sought to resettle German-Jewish farmers to Brazil during the 1930s. The files mostly concern the legal and financial maintenance of the organization, but there are also some documents about the settlements and the settlers, particularly from 1939 to 1941. The documents after 1946 concern refunds and the legal administration of JASC.

Dates: 1930-1982

Jewish Board of Guardians (New York, N.Y.) Collection

 Collection
Identifier: I-302
Abstract

This collection consists mostly of annual reports. Also includes invitations, statistical reports, bulletins, and addresses.

Dates: undated, 1907-1952

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

Jewish Home and Hospital for the Aged (New York, N.Y.) Annual Reports and Publications

 Collection
Identifier: I-308
Abstract

This collection includes annual reports, which detail donations to the hospital, spending, and patrons. Also includes publications of The home news and The home front.

Dates: 1884-1970

Jewish Media Service, records

 Collection
Identifier: I-513
Abstract

Contains material collected by the Jewish Media Service (JMS) on Jewish films, film company catalogs, resources and information from and about various media centers. The majority of the Jewish Media Service records date from when the JMS operated independently from 1975 to 1987. Types of material found in the collection include articles, brochures, catalogs, correspondence, examination study guides, filmographies, film stills, newsletters, pamphlets, photographs, posters, publications, scripts, and slides.

Dates: undated, 1898, 1944, 1955, 1957, 1961-1990; Majority of material found within 1975 - 1987

Jewish Postal Employees Welfare League of Manhattan and Bronx Collection

 Collection
Identifier: I-430
Abstract

The collection contains articles, constitution and by-laws, correspondence, flyers, membership lists, newsletters, officers and trustees lists, photographs, souvenir journals, and speeches. Of interest is a copy of a dinner dance program from 1925, policies regarding religious observance in the U.S. Post Office, and correspondence lobbying for support of Israel and Jewish causes.

Dates: undated, 1925, 1940-1998

Joel A. Zack papers

 Collection
Identifier: ASF AR 78
Abstract

The Joel A. Zack papers consist of research notes, correspondence, oversized architectural site drawings, slides, and photographs of various synagogues, mellahs, and Jewish cemeteries in various areas of Morocco and Turkey.

Dates: undated, 1986-1999

Johannes and Gertrude Urzidil Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 7110 / MF 474
Abstract

This collection focuses on the work and lives of author Johannes and poet Gertrude Urzidil. It contains drafts of published works, correspondence, clippings, personal documents, financial and legal documents, objects, photographs, and audio cassette tapes.

Dates: 1753-1995; Majority of material found in 1945-1970

John (Hans) and Trude Schiff Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25082
Abstract

This collection documents the professional and personal lives of John (Hans) and Trude Schiff, with emphasis on John Schiff's career as a professional photographer. Although the greater part of the collection focuses on his photography, the collection additionally holds papers pertaining to the Schiffs' immigration, legal and financial papers pertaining to restitution from Germany, documentation of Trude Schiff's early medical career, and personal correspondence and photographs. Aside from the preponderance of photographs, the collection holds letters, address books, exhibit catalogs, and official documents, and a few clippings.

Dates: 1913-2001; Majority of material found within 1920s-1960s

John Kallir Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25081
Abstract

The John Kallir Collection contains documents regarding the life of John Kallir, his father Otto Kallir, their ancestors, and genealogical material.

Dates: 1861-1992; Majority of material found within 1894-1984

John L. Englander Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25170
Abstract

The John L. Englander Family Collection describes the life of John L. Englander's mother and her family members. From 1937 to 1943 they corresponded between America, where John’s sister Elisabeth lived, and Augsburg. The letters describe their growing desperation and the need to send the children (Elisabeth and Hans, Elisabeth's twin sister stayed in Germany) out of Germany. The correspondence is the largest part of the collection. It furthermore contains poetry books and some photographs.

Dates: 1879-2004; Majority of material found within 1937-1943

Jonah J. Goldstein Papers

 Collection
Identifier: P-61
Abstract

The Jonah J. Goldstein Papers chronicle Goldstein’s roles as a New York City judge (1931-1956) as he pushed for court reform in the 1930s; as he lead and founded local organizations, especially those devoted to the prevention of juvenile delinquency in the Jewish community; as the New York City mayoral candidate on the Liberal-Republican-City Fusion ticket in 1945; and as a voice for drug law reform in the 1950s and 1960s.

Materials include correspondence, speeches, scrapbooks, photographs, awards, campaign posters, audiotapes and clippings.

Dates: 1890-1967

Joseph Floch Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 7218
Abstract

This collection extensively documents the career of Joseph Floch, a painter, mostly through articles and exhibition catalogues, along with personal documents and textile workings of his wife, Hermine Floch.

Dates: 1911-1980; Majority of material found within 1929-1960

Joseph Isaac Bluestone (1860-1934) Collection

 Collection
Identifier: P-323
Abstract

Contains the memoirs and scrapbooks of Bluestone, concerning his numerous communal activities, especially those in the Zionist movement. A description of the collection was published by Hyman B. Grinstein in Publications of the American Jewish Historical Society, no. 35 (1939), and a detailed inventory was prepared by Harry Bluestone (n.d.).

Dates: undated, 1875-1991

Joseph Winogradoff papers

 Collection — Consolidated Box P19, Folder: P-666
Identifier: P-666
Abstract

Collection consists of concert programs, handbills, and other promotional material pertaining to the United States career of Joseph Winogradoff, a renowned, Russian-born operatic baritone between, 1920-1924.

Dates: undated, 1920-1924

Judah Eleazar Lyons papers

 Collection — Folder Consolidated Box P4, Folder: P-121
Identifier: P-121
Abstract

Consists of an order, signed by the governor of Surinam, entitling Lyons to leave for New York (1800); two miscellaneous items concerning the Adelphic Society of Philadelphia (1800, 1802); a diary recording his voyage from New York to Surinam with his family (1805); and a personal journal (1836-1837).

Dates: 1800-1837

Judah J. Shapiro Papers

 Collection
Identifier: P-913
Abstract

This collection documents the time Judah J. Shapiro spent as writer and broadcaster of the radio show “Highlights and Background of the Jewish News” on WEVD in New York City. He wrote and broadcast the show from 1971 until his death in 1980. The bulk of the collection is transcripts of the radio show. The show focused mainly on the politics and current affairs of the state of Israel.

Dates: undated, 1916-1980; Majority of material found within 1971 - 1977

Judith Sander collection

 Collection
Identifier: DM 309
Abstract

Materials by and about the opera soprano Judith Sander, including original documents, clippings, photographs and sound recordings.

Dates: 1924-c.1946

Julie Braun-Vogelstein Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25034 / MF 473
Abstract

This collection contains correspondence and other materials related to the Braun-Vogelstein family.

Dates: 1743-1971

Julius and Edith Hirsch Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 1254
Abstract

This collection primarily contains professional material by and about economists Julius and Edith Hirsch. The materials by and about Julius Hirsch include printed material, correspondence, manuscript and published writings, and memos prepared for the Office of Price Administration. Edith Hirsch materials include some published economics materials and a narrative family history centered on her maternal grandparents, Rudolph Bernheim (1848-1941) and Sara Bernheim née Levy (1853-1934) of Hechingen, Germany. The collection also contains material of wider German-Jewish interest donated by Edith Hirsch.

Dates: 1810-1982; Majority of material found within 1942-1960

Julius and Elisabeth Hirsch Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25585
Abstract

The Julius and Elisabeth Hirsch Collection holds the papers of this couple, with much of the collection consisting of family correspondence. Prominent subjects include the immigration of family members and genealogy of the family. In addition to extensive correspondence and family trees the collection includes notebooks, essays and articles, newspaper clippings, photographs, early drafts of Julius Hirsch's family memoir, and research notes.

Dates: 1842-2008; Majority of material found within 1935-1950, 1990-1996