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Boston Workmen's Circle Records

Identifier: I-494
Abstract Created to provide mutual aid and education, The Workmen's Circle was established in New York in 1900 and officially chartered in 1905. Massachusetts established an Independent Workmen's Circle in 1903 to maneuver around prohibitive insurance laws, but was able to unify with the national organization in 1921. Several chapters were operational in Massachusetts by 1911. The Boston District often mirrored National's development, including the establishment of cemeteries, a chorus, a camp, and I.L....

Brookline-Brighton-Newton Jewish Community Center Records

Identifier: JHCI-017
Abstract This collection contains program brochures, meeting minutes and agendas, and issues of the Senior Adult Bulletin, published by the Center's Senior Adult Department, from the Brookline-Brighton-Newton Jewish Community Center.

Companions of the Forest of America Boston Area Circles Records

Identifier: JHCI-015
Abstract The Companions of the Foresters of America was a social and benvolent fraternal organization that was a branch of the Foresters of America. This collection contains charter certificates, materials pertaining to the practices and rituals of the organization, songbooks, and membership and entertainment ledgers for local Boston area circles, including Franklin Park Circle #1571, Brookline Circle #1558, and Dorchester Circle #1542.

Elizabeth Wyner Mark Papers

Identifier: P-991
Abstract Dr. Elizabeth Wyner Mark was a psychologist and author. This collection contains her education records from elementary school to her post-graduate studies; family correspondence, primarily sent to Elizabeth and her husband, Melvin; journals, diaries and various family legal papers; family photographs as well as photographs taken by Elizabeth; and the research and manuscript drafts of her publications, particularly The Covenant of Circumcision, which she co-edited.

Evelyn B. and Janot S. Roskin Papers

Identifier: P-685
Overview This collection contains items relating to the Roskin, Borofsky, and Grosbayne families, with special focus on the musical contributions of Evelyn B. (née Borofsky) and Janot S. Roskin, which make up the bulk of the collection. A smaller portion of the collection comes from the Borofsky and Grosbayne families, including Jacob and Ida Borofsky, Evelyn's sister, Edith Borofsky and her husband, Mitchell Grosbayne and his brother, Benjamin. The collection includes publicity photographs, clippings,...

Hebrew College Records

Identifier: I-451
Abstract Louis Hurwich, then superintendent of the Bureau of Jewish Education of Boston, founded Hebrew Teacher’s College in 1921. Hurwich was concerned about Jewish teachers leaving the field of Jewish education for other professions and sought an educational system that promoted Hebrew literacy at all levels. Hebrew Teacher’s College was also responsible for maintaining Hebrew High School (Prozdor), located at 14 Crawford Street in Roxbury, Massachusetts. Those students who graduated from the high...

Kehillath Israel Synagogue (Brookline, Mass.) Records

Identifier: I-488
Abstract The Kehillath Israel Synagogue Collection includes numerous photographs, publications and event information pertaining to services, fundraisers and anniversaries at the Synagogue from its first official year in 1924 to more recently, 2001. The primary bulk of the papers consist of photographs, K.I. Brotherhood papers and ephemera, and activities supported by the Synagogue. Kehillath Israel was home to noteworthy Rabbis, including Louis M. Epstein, Judah Nadich, and Manual Saltzman....

Larry Ruttman Papers

Identifier: P-1033
Abstract Lawerence A. (Larry) Ruttman is an attorney and author. This collection contains drafts, manuscripts, notes, research, correspondence, interviews, photographs, news clippings, book reviews, and VHS tapes documenting the research, writing, publication, and promotion of Ruttman’s two books, Voices of Brookline and American Jews and America's Game, as well as other work in the field of biographical cultural history.

Levinson Family Papers

Identifier: P-984
Abstract The Levinson family has its origins in Eastern Europe, though the majority of its members immigrated to the United States in the early 1900s. Members of the family were active in Boston business, science, and law. The material in the collection includes publications, photographs, a scrapbook, a photo album, and awards.

Lionel Spiro Papers

Identifier: P-1032
Abstract This collection contains business records, correspondence, news clippings, photographs, meeting minutes, memoranda, architectural plans, promotional materials, publications, and reports documenting the personal, professional, and charitable life of Lionel Spiro. It contains materials on the 1964 founding of Charrette, an art and architectural supply company he co-founded, and its subsequent growth into a national enterprise, as well as Spiro’s work with various organizations, including the...

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