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Abstract Abraham Captain Ratshesky (1864-1943) was a banker by profession who founded the U.S. Trust Company with his brother Israel in 1895, and also served in a variety of political positions, including the Massachusetts State Senate from 1892-1895, delegate to the Republican National Conventions in 1892, 1904, 1908, 1916, and 1924, Assistant Food Administrator for Massachusetts during World War I, and most importantly, United States Minister to Czechoslovakia from 1930-1932. In 1933, Ratshesky was...
Abstract This collection contains materials related to the Lynn, Salem-Beverly-Danvers, and Swampscott-Marblehead chapters of Hadassah, the Women's Zionist Organization of America, including a history of the Lynn chapter produced in 1993, newsletters from the Salem-Beverly-Danvers chapter, and notes, pamphlets, and other information contained in the personal binder of Swampscott-Marblehead chapter president Irma Levenbach.
Abstract This collection contains scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, newsletters, photographs, and event flyers from the Jewish War Veterans chapter in Lynn, MA, which was founded in the 1950s. The documents provide information on the organization’s purpose and activities. Some information on Jewish War Veterans organizations and their Ladies Auxiliaries in the general North Shore area can also be found in this collection. In 1991, an exhibit was held in the North Shore about the Jewish veterans from the...
Abstract The Myron S. Geller Arbitration Papers record the arbitration process of a contract dispute between Rabbi Myron S. Geller and Temple B'nai Abraham of Beverly, Massachusetts. The collection contains correspondence between all parties involved in the dispute, as well as legal documents, such as exhibits, affidavit, depositions, hearing transcripts, judgments, briefs, and the claims themselves.
Abstract This collection contains photographs, scrapbooks, comic strips, publications, memoirs, and reports documenting the family life of the Sterling, Selesnick, Segal, Shapiro, Katz, and Zoll families, as well as the educational and professional work of Hinda Sterling and Herb Selesnick—particularly the work they conducted for Sterling & Selesnick, Inc., their organizational consulting firm, and Stockworth, the comic strip they produced.
Abstract At the time these photographs were taken in 1981 and 1985, Steven Kellerman was a machinist with an interest in synagogue history. This particular collection of photographs started with Kellerman’s visits to former synagogues in Dorchester and Roxbury, Massachusetts; the project expanded to include most of Massachusetts and other states.
Abstract Temple B’nai Abraham is a Conservative congregation, originally founded in Beverly, Massachusetts in 1908 as the Sons of Abraham. The Hebrew Community Center was annexed to the synagogue in 1930 and incorporated social groups, such as the Sisterhood and the Beverly Lodge of B’nai B’rith. The congregation expanded to a new location in 1962 and officially changed their name to Temple B’nai Abraham. The collection was formed by a former president of the Sisterhood and contains Temple B’nai Abraham...
Abstract Founded in 1846, the United Order of True Sisters (UOTS) originated in New York with the intent of increasing philanthropy and providing an outlet for women. In 1947, the United Order of True Sisters Cancer Services was founded to raise funds to support oncology centers. The material in this collection includes event programs, a certificate of life membership, and the correspondence of Sylvia Shapiro, vice-president of the UOTS.
- Subject: Beverly (Mass.) X
- Temple B’nai Abraham (Beverly, Mass.) 2
- Brandt, Robert 1
- Coolidge, Calvin, 1872-1933 1
- Geller, Myron S. 1
- Goller, Morris 1
- Goodman, Carl D. 1
- Gordon, Leo L. 1
- Greenberger, Joseph 1
- Hadassah, the Women's Zionist Organization of America. Lynn/North Shore Business and Professional Chapter 1
- Hadassah, the Women's Zionist Organization of America. Salem-Beverly-Danvers (Mass.) Chapter 1
- Hadassah, the Women’s Zionist Organization of America 1
- Hadassah, the Women’s Zionist Organization of America. North Shore Chapters. 1
- Hadassah, the Women’s Zionist Organization of America. Swampscott-Marblehead Chapter 1
- Hecht, Lina Frank 1
- Jewish Heritage Center of the North Shore (Lynn, Mass.) 1
- Jewish War Veterans of the United States of America, Post 31 (Lynn, Mass.) 1
- Jewish War Veterans of the United States of America. Ladies Auxiliary (Beverly, Mass.) 1
- Jewish War Veterans of the United States, Inc. 1
- Jewish War Veterans of the United States, Inc. National Ladies Auxiliary 1
- Katz, Hyman, 1899-1975 1
- Katz, Rose Shapiro, 1901-1989 1
- Kellerman, Steven 1
- Levenbach, Irma 1
- Masaryk, Jan, 1886-1948 1
- Massachusetts. Superior Court 1
- Meir, Golda, 1898-1978 1
- Meyers, Joel H. 1
- Morse, Rebecca 1
- Pavan, Nathan 1
- Ratshesky, Abraham C. 1
- Ratshesky, Edith 1
- Resnick, Paul 1
- Schlichtmann, Jan 1
- Segal, Eva Goldberg, 1889-1936 1
- Selesnick, Herbert L. 1
- Selesnick, Rose Segal, 1915-2006 1
- Selesnick, Sydney, 1909-1990 1
- Shapiro, Sylvia 1
- Sterling, Hinda 1
- Szold, Henrietta, 1860-1945 1
- Tanzer, Roslyn Fliegel 1
- United Order of True Sisters 1
- Veverka, Ferdinand 1 ∧ less