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Jewish women

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 29 Collections and/or Records:

Bertha Pappenheim Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 331
Abstract

The collection documents the professional work of Bertha Pappenheim. Most materials were written about her after her death. The collection contains only a few originals by Bertha Pappenheim.

Dates: 1903-1998

Bertha Pappenheim collection

 Collection
Identifier: LBIJER 157
Abstract

Primarily published materials by and about Bertha Pappenheim and the League of Jewish Women (Jüdischer Frauenbund), with some original materials.

Dates: 1928 - 1993

Charlotte and Leo Landau Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 7287
Abstract

This collection primarily contains correspondence between Leo Landau and his wife Charlotte Landau (née Mühsam). During their respective frequent travels, Leo for his legal work and for recuperation at spas, and Charlotte for the Jüdischer Frauenbund, they often wrote almost every day. The collection also contains some other correspondence, personal materials, and documents concerning Leo Landau's lifelong involvement with Jewish organizations such as the B'nai B'rith lodges in Lübeck and Haifa and the Israelitische Gemeinde Lübeck, and Charlotte's membership in the Lübeck city council from 1919-1921.

Dates: 1892-2002; Majority of material found within 1907-1931

Dorothea Guttmann Gould Collection.

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25269 / MF 839
Abstract

The collection consists of photographs, letters, documents and books related to the life of Dorothea Gould, née Guttmann, and her husband, Henry Gould.

Dates: undated, 1929-2000

Dortmund Jewish Community Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 3178
Abstract

This collection contains original and photocopied correspondence, documents and clippings pertaining to Jews and the Jewish community in Dortmund, Germany.

Dates: 1911-2004

The Dr. I. Edwin Goldwasser Papers

 Collection
Identifier: P-1047
Content Description

The Dr. I. Edwin Goldwasser Papers document the professional achievements and personal life of Dr. Goldwasser and his extended family. The bulk of the materials are related to his work as the first Executive Director of Federation of Jewish Philanthropies of New York, and his subsequent philanthropic activities. The collection also contains a series with genealogical materials related to the larger Goldwasser family, assembled by his descendants. There are drafts and notes on his various writings, both published and unpublished; essays on “Jewish Women of the Bible” and “Jewish Women at the Bar of History” are included in the collection, as is a copy of his published book Method and Methods in the Teaching of English.

Dates: 1900-2007

Germany (Vilna Archives) Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RG 31
Abstract

The Germany (Vilna Archives) collection contains materials of diverse provenances pertaining to Jewish life in Germany and, to a much lesser extent, other German-speaking areas of central Europe (Austria, Bohemia, Moravia), from the 16th century until the beginning of the Second World War. It includes correspondence, financial records, official documents, business records, writings, minutes, reports, book catalogs, printed ephemera, occasional clippings, and a handful of photographs. A little more than 60% of the collection comprises personal and family papers, or individual items of correspondence (approximately 140 different name headings); and a little over 20%, portions of the records of the Jewish communities of Darmstadt, Frankfurt am Main, Filehne (Wieleń), Raschkow (Raszków), and Rybnik. The remainder of the collection consists of various printed ephemera and scattered records related to Jewish communities, organizations, or firms, including publishers and booksellers. Also included are some 15 individual older items dating from the mid 16th to the early decades of the 19th century, including Schutzbriefe (residence permits), petitions, and attestations, as well as a mohel book (registry of circumcisions). Especially noteworthy among the personal papers are those of art dealer Josef Sandel, comparative law scholar Ernst Rabel, the Henschel brothers (artists), writer and social activist Lina Morgenstern, engineer Erich Kempinski, and writer and editor Julius Rodenberg. The several rabbis represented include Josef Jona Horovitz, of Hunsdorf (Huncovce) and Frankfurt am Main; Salomon Breuer and Isidor Friedmann, both of Frankfurt am Main; and Wolf Landau, of Dresden.

Dates: 1567-1945; Majority of material found within 1732-1938

Gratz family (Philadelphia) papers

 Collection
Identifier: P-8
Abstract

This collection contains correspondence, legal documents, and miscellaneous items concerning the personal lives and business interests of brothers Barnard (1738-1801) and Michael Gratz (1740-1811). It also contains the correspondence of Rebecca Gratz (1781-1869), Michael Gratz's daughter.

Dates: undated, 1753-1916

Herta Seidemann Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25060
Abstract

This collection contains documents relating to psychiatrist and neurologist Herta Seidemann (1900-1984). The bulk of the collection consists of educational and professional documents. It also includes a few postcards from friends and family as well as two photographs.

Dates: 1919-1961

Jakob Loewenberg Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 1200 / MF 1030
Abstract

The collection contains documents and manuscripts written by and about Dr. Jakob Loewenberg, the director of a girls' school in Hamburg from 1892 until his death in 1929. In addition to overseeing the school, Dr. Loewenberg was a poet and friend of relatively well-known German poets and writers of the day. The collection includes correspondence with the latter as well as articles about these friendships by Dr. Loewenberg and his son, Ernst, published after his father's death. Dr. Loewenberg was proud of being German and Jewish and often wrote on the topic. There is also significant correspondence from the Loewenberg family around the time of the First World War, documents on family genealogy, a large photograph collection, poems written by Loewenberg and numerous official personal documents. It also includes correspondence, manuscripts and personal documents of Dr. Ernst Loewenberg, Jakob Loewenberg's eldest son.

Dates: 1880-1929; Majority of material found within 1890-1925

Kaethe Placzek Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25308
Abstract

The Kaethe Placzek Collection contains family correspondence of Kaethe Placzek and her husband Julian Spiegel. Such correspondence includes letters sent to Kaethe by her parents while they were separated during summers, often while they attended health spas. Letters sent by Julian Spiegel are to his parents, especially during his time in World War I.

Dates: 1894-1931; Majority of material found within 1907-1920

Leo Baeck Institute Exhibit Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 10683
Abstract

This collection contains catalogs, announcements, invitations, reviews and clippings about exhibits at the Leo Baeck Institute, New York.

Dates: 1977-2002

Lilli Liegner Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 1228
Abstract

The Lilli Liegner Collection centers on the work of this social worker and her role within the Jüdischer Frauenbund in Breslau. A smaller amount of material relates to the history and individual members of the Liegner and Rawicz families. Included in this collection are reports, correspondence, organizational papers and newspaper clippings on the Jüdischer Frauenbund of Breslau. In addition, the collection contains personal and official papers of family members along with a family tree and personal correspondence.

Dates: 1841-1888;1921-1977; Majority of material found within 1930-1938

Lore Baum Steinitz Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 6841
Abstract

This collection contains the research and writing of Lore Baum Steinitz. The bulk of the collection focuses on her research into the history of the Wirtschaftliche Frauenschule auf dem Lande in Wolfratshausen and its students and faculty. A smaller portion of the collection relates to the histories of various members of the Baum and Steinitz families, including her own life. Included is research correspondence along with notes and copies of school documentation and publications. Several brief sketches on family members are also present.

Dates: 1860s, 1926-2004 ; Majority of material found within 1986-1992

Malka Lee Papers

 Collection
Identifier: RG 367
Scope and Contents

Several hundred letters from Yiddish literary, artistic, and cultural figures including Menahem Boraisha, Marc Chagall, Daniel Charney, Solomon Dingol, Aaron Glanz-Leieles, David Ignatoff, Leon Kobrin, H. Leivick, Itzik Manger, Kalman Marmor, Jacob Mestel, Kadia Molodowsky, Shmuel Niger, Joseph Opatoshu, Melech Ravitch, Abraham Reisen, Maurice Schwartz, Zalman Shneur, Abraham Sutzkever. Manuscripts of Malka Lee's works. Clippings. Family photograph. Yiddish manuscripts of Malka Lee's husband, Aaron B. Rappaport.

Dates: 1916 - 1964

Melinda Guttmann Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25295
Abstract

This collection contains the research files of Melinda Guttmann on Bertha Pappenheim, also known as "Anna O." It is primarily comprised of documentation of Melinda Guttmann's work on Bertha Pappenheim as well as extensive accumulated research on her, most of which has been translated into English. Included are Melinda Guttmann's manuscripts and notes, as well as copies of many articles on Bertha Pappenheim and the culture and time in which she lived.

Dates: 1885-2001; Majority of material found within 1985-2000

Metz-Greene-Stone Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: P-587
Abstract

The collection documents three generations of a Jewish American family: the Metz, Greene, and Stone families. The collection contains correspondence between family members, newspaper clippings, photographs, scrapbooks, baby, confirmation, and wedding photo albums, and ephemera.

Dates: undated, 1910-2015

Microfilm Collection in the Hadassah Archives

 Collection
Identifier: I-578/RG 19
Abstract

The Hadassah Microfilm Collection consists of 16mm and 35mm reels containing images of various Hadassah publications, administrative documents, and personal archival material. Content includes on-site photographs, membership and organizational documents, regional chapter lists and histories, items relating to Hadassah’s Zionist political history, and a near-complete run of Hadassah Newsletter/Magazine. Other than the newsletter/magazine run, all images are unique within the collection.

Dates: 1914-2009; Majority of material found within 1970 - 1980

Miriam Karpilow Papers

 Collection
Identifier: RG 383
Scope and Contents

Manuscripts, clippings, correspondence, and photographs relating to M. Karpilow's career and personal life.

Dates: 1900-1950s

Oral Histories Collection in the Hadassah Archives

 Collection
Identifier: I-578/RG 20
Abstract

The Hadassah Oral Histories consist of audio cassette recordings and typed transcripts of oral history interviews as well as related correspondence and research documents. Interviewees include notable members of Hadassah’s National Board, the Honorary Council, Hadassah Medical Organization (HMO), Youth Aliyah, Machon Szold, and Hebrew University, among others. Discussions cover such topics as Hadassah roles and achievements, Jewish upbringings, education, and family.

Dates: 1927-2002; Majority of material found within 1980 - 1990

Papers of Anna Shomer Rothenberg

 Collection
Identifier: RG 303
Scope and Contents

The papers relate to Rothenberg's artistic career and include concert programs and clippings. There is also correspondence with Isaac A. Hourwich, Moshe Olgin, David W. Senator, Milton Steinberg, Rose Pastor Stokes, Henrietta Szold. Many of the letters pertain to the activities of Mailam-American-Palestine Music Association.

Dates: 1916 - 1951

Papers of Boaz and Clara Young

 Collection
Identifier: RG 350
Scope and Contents

Boaz Young's manuscripts. Clippings of Young's articles on Yiddish theater and about Boaz and Clara Young. Photographs.

Dates: 1900 - 1955

Papers of Diana Blumenfeld and Jonas Turkow

 Collection
Identifier: RG 355
Scope and Contents

Playbills, posters, clippings, tapes, financial materials, relating to Blumenfeld's and Turkow's theatrical careers in Poland and the U.S. Materials relating to tours in Europe, the U.S., Canada, Israel, South America, 1940s-1950s. Materials on pre-World War II performances in Poland.

Dates: undated

Rabbi Gunter and Ruth Hirschberg Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25206
Abstract

This collection consists of the writings of Gunter Hirschberg and Hedwig Burchard (Ruth Hirschberg's mother). The bulk of the collection is Hedwig Burchard's writings. In addition, Ruth Hirschberg's Poesiealbum (1929) can be found in the collection, along with a family tree of the Burchard family.

Dates: 1890-1989

Rachel Holzer Papers

 Collection
Identifier: RG 535
Scope and Contents

Correspondence with writers and actors including Ida Kaminska, Rachel Korn, Melech Ravitch, Abraham Sutzkever, Jonas Turkow. Correspondence with organizations. Clippings, announcements, programs, posters. Photographs of R. Holzer.

Dates: 1930s-1960s

Rose Schwartz Papers

 Collection
Identifier: RG 1000
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, 1940-1974. Reports. Materials pertaining to Bessarabian Jews in France, 1940s-1950s. Scrapbook. Newspaper clippings. Honorary citations. Photographs. Publications of: the Federation of Bessarabian Societies, Inc.; Bessarabian Federation of American Jews; Bessarabier Podolier B.S.; Federation of Bessarabian Jews in Israel 1940s-1950s. Miscellaneous publications.

Dates: 1940 - 1974

Rosenbacher-Wasserman Collection

 Collection
Identifier: LBIJER 441
Abstract

The collection contains personal documents and photographs pertaining to Rosenbacher-Wasserman family.

Dates: undated, 1839-1980

Ruth R. Dresner Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25392
Abstract

The Ruth R. Dresner Collection comprises research material and writings about the well-known Jewish social worker Bertha Pappenheim. It includes copies of articles, offprints and clippings on her in addition to a dissertation on her work and some correspondence concerning the accumulation of research on her life and work. Material on the German stamp issued in her honor and some photographs are also present.

Dates: 1912-1993

Sh'ma Journal Collection

 Collection
Identifier: I-606
Scope and Contents

This collection is primarily comprised of administrative materials, journal issues, editorial content, and interviews. Interviews are transcribed for inclusion in editorial content. The collection was pre-arranged by the organization prior to donation.

The complete run of Sh'ma is available via our shared digital asset management and preservation system. Links to the digitized serial can be found in two parts. For 1970-2002, please see https://digipres.cjh.org/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?dps_pid=IE10853379. For 2002-2019, please see https://digipres.cjh.org/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?dps_pid=IE10940070.

While our collection is arranged archivally in its original order, Stanford's Berman Jewish Policy Archive offers the ability to search the Sh’ma Journal database by article title, author, or keywords. Cross referencing these two collections increases discoverability and makes the Sh’ma collection more accessible to all users.

Each entry in Stanford’s database contains a selection of keywords, or “topics”. A keyword search will typically yield a range of files within the scope of your chosen topic. For example: entering “kosher” into the search bar will retrieve any files containing “kosher” as a topic, as well as files containing shared keywords such as “food,” “Jewish law,” and “tradition”. The ability to cast a wider net allows for the discovery of more resources and can be particularly helpful when conducting preliminary research.

The Sh’ma Journal collection at AJHS allows the user to browse the journal’s complete run in chronological order. Each volume has been digitized as a single entity and can be accessed by issue number, rather than individual articles. Once the user has identified a relevant article through a keyword search in the Stanford database, they can then locate the complete publication in the AJHS collection and continue their research from there. Likewise, the user might identify an article or topic of interest within the AJHS collection and then utilize the Stanford database to locate related articles through a keyword search.

Click here to browse the Sh'ma Collection hosted by the Berman Jewish Policy Archive


Dates: 1970 - 2020