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Abraham C. Ratshesky Papers

Identifier: P-586
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...

Adolphus Strassman Papers

Identifier: P-939
Abstract Adolphus Strassman was born in 1848 in Hungary, which was at that time part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. As a child, he immigrated with his family to the United States. They settled in Fall River, Massachusetts, where he lived with his mother, Rosa, stepfather Henry Strassman, and two half-siblings, Etta and Henry. From 1863-1865, he served in the Union Army. He served as a Private in the 2nd Regiment of the Massachusetts Volunteer Heavy Artillery, Company I, under Captain John D. Parker,...

David B. Alpert Papers

Identifier: P-82
Abstract Rabbi of Boston. Diaries containing notes and reflections on religious and personal matters, on a trip to Israel and Europe, and on current political events. Includes general observations of a hospital chaplain and background information on patients at Boston City Hospital where Alpert served as the Jewish chaplain; includes material from the Massachusetts Board of Rabbis and the Eastern New England Conference of Liberal Rabbis. Material also consists of a scrap book containing newspaper...

Davis and Isaacs Family Papers

Identifier: P-936
Abstract The Isaacs and the Davis families were both active members of the Jewish community in Cincinnati, Ohio dating back to the mid 19th century. The Davis family includes Charles K., who along with Leo Wise helped to found the Beersheba immigrant colony in Kansas in 1882. The Isaacs family included many well-known, religious, legal, and medical scholars. The two families were joined together on March 21, 1912 when Ella Davis, daughter of Charles K. Davis and Ida (Fletcher) Davis, married Nathan T....

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.

Freedman Family Papers

Identifier: P-1044
Abstract This collection contains photographs, correspondence, news clippings, vital records, genealogical materials, sheet music, recordings, and manuscripts documenting the Freedman family of Springfield, Massachusetts. Included are materials on Joseph and Lena (Sakowitz) Freedman, and their children Jacob Freedman, a rabbi, scholar, translator, and writer; Samuel Freedman; Martin Freedman; and Sarah (Freedman) Aizenstat.

Wyner Family Papers

Identifier: P-803
Abstract The Wyner Family Papers document the personal, professional, organizational and philanthropic activities of three generations of a prominent Boston Jewish family. The documents describe the operations of the family knitting and textile businesses, the building and management of the Ritz-Carlton Hotel of Boston and the development and operations of the Beth Israel Hospital of Boston (1926-2001.) This collection describes the Wyner family's involvement in a wide variety of organizations, both...

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Action for Soviet Jewry 1
Adath Jeshurun Cemetery Association 1
Aizenstat, Harry 1
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American Cancer Society 1
Americans for Peace Now (Organization) 1
Beth El Synagogue (New Rochelle, N.Y.) 1
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Bevis, Howard L. (Howard Landis), 1885-1968 1
Boston College 1
Brandeis University 1
Brandeis University. Women’s Studies Research Center 1
Brandt, Robert 1
Brookline Town Meeting 1
Bush, George Herbert Walker 1924- 1
Carter, James E. 1935- 1
Central Conference of American Rabbis 1
Combined Jewish Philanthropies of Greater Boston 1
Congregation Adath Israel (Boston, Mass.) 1
Coolidge, Calvin, 1872-1933 1
Davis, Charles K., 1854-1918 1
Davis, Ida (Fletcher), b. 1855/1856 1
Davis, Max X., b. 1861 1
Dukakis, Michael S. (Michael Stanley), 1933- 1
Freedman Family 1
Freedman, Jacob, 1903- 1
Freedman, Joseph 1
Freedman, Lena Sakowitz 1
Freedman, Martin 1
Freedman, Samuel 1
Grand Army of the Republic. Richard Borden Post No. 46 (Fall River, Mass.) 1
Hadassah, the Women’s Zionist Organization of America. Boston Chapter 1
Harvard Business School 1
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Harvard-Radcliffe Hillel Foundation 1
Hebrew Free Loan Association of Pittsfield, Mass. 1
Hecht, Lina Frank 1
Humphrey, Hubert H. (Hubert Horatio), 1911-1978 1
Isaacs, Abraham, 1860-1928 1
Isaacs, Ella Davis, 1885-1975 1
Isaacs, Nathan, 1886-1941 1
Isaacs, Rachel Rose (Friedman), 1861-1929 1
Jewish Community Relations Council (New York, N.Y.) 1
Jung, Leo, 1892-1987 1
Kennedy, Edward M. (Edward Moore), 1932-2009 1
Kerry, John F. 1943- 1
Mark, Elizabeth Wyner 1
Mark, Melvin 1
Masaryk, Jan, 1886-1948 1
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New England Chassidic Center 1
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Shir Hadash (Newton, Mass.) 1
Shubow, Joseph Shalom 1
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Temple Beth El (Asbury Park, N.J.) 1
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Temple Beth-El (Fall River, Mass.) 1
Temple Sinai (Long Beach, Calif.) 1
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Wolf, Horace J. (Horace Joseph), 1885-1926 1
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Wyner, George 1
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Wyner, Justin Lawrence 1
Wyner, Rudolph H. 1
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