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Celia and Mauricio Dulfano Papers

Identifier: JHCP-008
Abstract This collection contains personal documents belonging to Celia and Mauricio Dulfano, a Jewish scholarly couple who emigrated from Argentina to Israel and later to the United States. The collection consists primarily of official documents such as government-issued identity cards and academic certificates that detail their migratory life between the three countries as well as their professional success in the fields of social work and pulmonary medicine, respectively.

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 Immigrant Aid Society Boston Port Records

Identifier: I-96
Overview The Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society (HIAS) was founded in New York City in the 1880s by the Russian Jewish community of New York in response to the influx of Russian Jewish immigrants fleeing the pograms in the Pale of Settlement in Russia and Eastern Europe. In 1889, a shelter which was used to house many of the immigrants adopted the name “Hebrew Sheltering House Association.” This organization merged with HIAS in 1909 and by 1914, had branches operating in Boston, Philadelphia, Baltimore and...

Immigrants Mutual Aid Society, Inc. Records

Identifier: I-109
Abstract Contains the papers of the Society founded in 1938 by recent German speaking Jewish immigrants to Boston to assist their initial adjustment to the economic, cultural, spiritual, and social life of the American community and subsequently, to provide mutual assistance to its membership and aid to other immigrants.The collection consists of the Society's by-laws (1953, 1956, 1964); handwritten notes with the names of Officers and Directors (1949-1961), plans for cultural and social...

Jewish Agency for Israel, Department for Renewal and Development Records

Identifier: I-591
Abstract The Jewish Agency for Israel (JAFI) was established in 1929 to assist the Jewish population in Palestine. It is now the largest Jewish nonprofit organization in the world and seeks to connect the Jewish diaspora to Israel and vice versa, as well as running programs to support the Israeli population through education and economic development. This collection centers on the Department for Renewal and Development within JAFI, primarily between the years 1990 through 1992 and includes reports to...

Jews of Tachau, CZ Papers

Identifier: JHCP-0007
Abstract This collection contains material pertaining mainly to four families from the city of Tachau, Czechoslovakia, the Glaubers, Langschurs, Steiners, and Wolfners. These families are all related either through marriage or through common ancestors, there is also material for extended family. Included in the collections is genealogical research, family histories, family trees, photographs, memoirs, correspondence, cookbooks, personal papers and documents, and family film reels. Items trace the...

Lewis H. Weinstein Papers

Identifier: P-641
Abstract Consists of correspondence, memoranda, reports, press releases, pamphlets, publications and other similar materials pertaining to Weinstein's involvement in Jewish organizations and institutions in the Boston area and nationally.

Loewenstein Family Papers

Identifier: P-1043
Abstract This collection consists of correspondence between members of the Loewenstein family, mainly Eric Loewenstein in New York City, his brother Gerhard Loewenstein in London, and their mother Marie Loewenstein in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. The collection includes letters about Eric Loewenstein’s struggles at starting a new life in the United States after fleeing Nazi Germany and the brothers’ attempt to find an immigration solution for their mother.

Marcus and Feldman Family Papers

Identifier: P-1008
Abstract The Shevitz and Feldman families were first-generation immigrants from Russia who settled in Worcester, Massachusetts in the early 20th century. Wolf Shevitz changed his name to William Marcus upon enlisting in the United States Army and married Minnie Feldman after his discharge. The collection contains William’s service and naturalization records, correspondence between William and Minnie while William was serving in World War I, photographs of the Feldman and Marcus families, and a series of...

Meyer Pollack Papers

Identifier: JHCP-010
Abstract This collection contains Meyer Pollack’s naturalization certificate, dated August 4, 1924, and an undated photograph of Meyer and his son Raymond.

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Combined Jewish Philanthropies of Greater Boston 3
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Axelrad, Albert S., 1938- 1
Bailen, Samuel L. 1
Beth Israel Hospital (Boston, Mass.) 1
Biden, Joseph R. 1
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Borofsky, Ida S., 1883-1982 1
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Boston Latin School (Mass.) 1
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Dodd, Christopher 1
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Dukakis, Michael S. (Michael Stanley), 1933- 1
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Feldman, Joseph 1
Glauber, Alfred 1
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Grosbayne, Benjamin, 1893-1976 1
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Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society of Boston 1
Hecht, Jacob, 1834-1903 1
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Jewish Agency for Israel 1
Jewish Agency for Israel. Department for Renewal and Development 1
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Lawson, Gerald A., 1916- 1
Lawson, Jeanne, 1920-2016 1
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Loewenstein, Gerhard, 1916- 1
Loewenstein, Marie, 1889-1984 1
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Milontaler, Louise, 1917-1998 1
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Morrison, Etta Levin 1
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National Community Relations Advisory Council (U.S.) 1
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Oppenheim Brothers, Inc. 1
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Poor Jews' Temporary Shelter (London, England) 1
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