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Orphanages

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:

Abraham Malachowski Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 4937
Abstract This collection contains nineteenth century family and personal correspondence of Abraham Malachowski, and the diary of Rosa Malachowski from 1908-1941.
Dates: 1829-1941

Alexander Turney Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25475
Abstract This collection documents the personal experience of Alexander Turney with a particular emphasis on his childhood in Berlin, his emigration to the United States, and his activities as a tango dancer later in life. Materials include photographs, correspondence, clippings, programs, limited materials on family history, and an oral history interview transcript.
Dates: 1920-2011

Berlin Community Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 88
Abstract The collection consists of various materials covering aspects of the Berlin Jewish community’s history from the 1880s to the 1990s, concentrating on documents from the community’s sole official congregation, “Jüdische Gemeinde zu Berlin”.
Dates: 1849-1991

Ernst Wertheimer Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 3356
Abstract This collection contains vital and personal documents, photographs, clippings, and correspondence pertaining to the Wertheimer and Gutmann families.
Dates: 1857-1937

Frieda Friedlander collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 4994
Abstract The bulk of the collection consists of materials pertaining to the Friedlander/Friedlaender families, descendents of the prominent banker and member of the Prussian House of Lords, Dagobert Friedlaender (1826-1904) from Kolmar, Posen (Chodzież, Poland). Also included are correspondence and other materials, documenting the efforts of Frieda Friedlander to assist the work of OSE in France and in the United States after World War II.
Dates: 1890-1981

Hans Eltzbacher Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 3623 / MF 649
Abstract Financial, business, and personal papers of the Eltzbacher family and related families, including correspondence, architectural plans, financial ledgers, wills and testaments, clippings, and eulogies; of particular interest is the business correspondence of Count Aloys zu Kaunitz-Rietberg with the banker Jacob Loeb Eltzbacher (1758-1825), who was based in Neuenkirchen, Westphalia, along with supporting documents and records; material on the career of the lawyer Carl Eltzbacher (1854-1936), including clippings on his candidacy to the Cologne city council in 1903 and correspondence, including a letter from Konrad Adenauer.
Dates: 1781-1971

Hebrew Orphan Asylum of the City of New York Records

 Collection
Identifier: I-42
Abstract Hebrew Orphan Asylum was founded in 1822 as the Hebrew Benevolent Society. It underwent various changes of name until 1906, and merged with The Jewish Child Care Association of New York in 1940. The collection includes extensive administrative records including financial statements, property records, Board, Committee, and Executive minutes, donation books, publications, and state and government correspondence and reports. The collection also includes children's admission and discharge ledgers, medical records, and conduct books. Also within the collection are childcare studies, dedication speeches, writings by alumni, oral histories, newspaper and magazine clippings, and photographs.
Dates: undated, 1855-2013; Majority of material found within 1900 - 1940

Irving Oblas short stories

 Collection — Consolidated Box P20, Folder: P-710
Identifier: P-710
Abstract Collection consists of 9 short stories written by Oblas; 7 in manuscript form, and 2 as they appeared in publications. Oblas lived in the Hebrew Orphan Asylum in New York 1924-1932, and was the editor of the HOA's rising bell. His stories often include portrayals of orphanage life.
Dates: 1932-1944

Jewish Foster Home and Orphan Asylum of Philadephia Collection

 Collection
Identifier: I-300
Abstract This collection consists mostly of annual reports. Also includes charter, constitution and by-laws, employee lists and information, and memorial book for Rose Krauskopf by S.M. Fleischman.
Dates: undated, 1875-1915

Joshua Eli Plaut Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25384 / MF 1036
Abstract Various materials pertaining mainly to Joshua Plaut’s father, Rabbi Walter H. Plaut, and to Joshua Plaut’s grandfather, Rabbi Jonas Plaut. In addition there are 11 homemade videos of reunions and celebrations of various members of the Plaut family. Included is also some family correspondence of Rabbi Walter Plaut and Hadassah Yanich Plaut, as well as some genealogical research into ancestors of the Yanich family.
Dates: 1911-2010

Pride of Judea Children's Home Records

 Collection
Identifier: I-448
Abstract The collection includes an annual report, brochures, photographs, newsclippings, and issues of the resident newsletters Pride Survey and the Judea Journal, and the alumni newsletters The Voice and Rose Nadler Schefer Chapter. Some photographs contain names of those depicted. The collection also contains articles and a publisher's order form for the 1998 release of the book An Orphan Has Many Parents as well as information and newsclippings of a 1933 Rockaway Beach outing that ended in tragedy.
Dates: 1932-2013; Majority of material found within 1933 - 1949

Records of the Home for Hebrew Infants (New York, N.Y.)

 Collection
Identifier: I-232
Abstract This collection contains several histories of the Home, Board of Directors Minutes (1928-1942), annual report for 1927 (includes numerous photographs), a list of donations (1897-1923), records of Admission and Discharges (1922-1943), financial records (1924-1941) and the certificate of merger with the New York Association for Jewish Children (1942). Includes also material re the Young Folks League for Aid to Hebrew Infants.
Dates: undated, 1897-1953

Records of the Jewish Child Care Association of New York

 Collection
Identifier: I-235
Abstract This collection contains files relating to the history, mergers and functions of the Association, By-Laws (1960), Committees' records, President's reports (1949-1952), Executive Director's reports (1949-1952), Treasurer's reports (1945, 1948-1949), annual reports (1972, 1984-1990), and papers re various activities, including Childville, Edenwald, Foster Home Department (including material from the European Jewish Children's Aid Project), Friendly Home for Girls, Girls' Club Group Residence, Pleasantville, Psychiatric Clinic, Social Services Department, Sylvan Stix Workshop, and Vocational Services. Includes also statistical reports (1946-1970), and Studies on the Association (1949-1972), the Manual of Policies and Procedures (1972), and files on child care conferences, property sales, annual dinners, awards and ceremonies, the 75th anniversary celebration, the 150th anniversary celebration, Herman W. Block, the Child Care Alumni Council (1954-1964), the League to Aid Hebrew Infants (1948-1953), studies and papers by Association staff, memos, publications ("P.C.S. World," "Bulletin," "Our Children," "JCCA journal"), promotional material, photographs, and voluminous scrapbooks.
Dates: undated, 1916, 1937-1994, 2003-2007

Subject files collection

 Collection
Identifier: I-424
Abstract Collection encompasses an extensive variety of organizations, subjects, and formats and is most useful for genealogists and researchers interested in general information. Researchers looking for a particular publication will also find this collection helpful.
Dates: undated, various dates