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George and Sadie Kramer Papers

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Identifier: P-691
Abstract George and Sadie Kramer were active and dedicated members of the Zionist movement. Much of their work was done within their home community in Malden, Massachusetts. In Malden they addressed issues facing the Jewish community both locally and globally, including advocacy for Palestine to become the Jewish homeland, organizing community events, and working with the United Jewish Appeal. George and Sadie were also involved in Malden’s Masonic Lodges, George as a Grand Noble and Sadie as a lifetime...

Israel Levine Papers

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Identifier: P-625
Abstract Israel Levine was a Hebrew teacher, poet and Yiddish writer from Malden, Massachusetts. This collection contains translations of works into Hebrew and Yiddish, published works in Hebrew and Yiddish, biographical material and correspondence.

Mount Scopus Lodge (Malden, Mass.) Records

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Identifier: I-453
Abstract Mount Scopus Lodge in Malden, Massachusetts was a Masonic Lodge established in 1930 by Bertram E. Green and George Kramer. Named for the mountain from which Roman legions and crusaders conducted their assaults on Jerusalem, the Lodge had a strong following in the first ten years of their existence. This collection contains by-laws, concert programs, and a booklet with a historical sketch.

Myer Starr Papers

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Identifier: P-525
Abstract Myer Starr was born in Dmitrovka in the Ukraine, which was then part of Russia. As a child he was apprenticed to a tailor and later a bakery before he began work at a dry goods store at the age of 11. After his mother died, Starr and his younger brother crossed the border into Germany and then immigrated to the United States. Starr and his brother sailed on the "Kleist" into New York in February 1913. From there, they traveled to a sister's house in Malden, Massachusetts. Myer later married and...

Natalie Velleman Genealogies

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Identifier: P-543
Abstract The collection consists of ten genealogical books entitled DI TSVAYGELEKH "The Little Twigs," containing introductory articles, maps, genealogical charts and photocopies of photographs for ten Jewish families from Europe who settled in Massachusetts: The Silberberg-Lappen family which originated in Latvia; the Nodle-Nodel-Needleman, Zollavaicheck-Zolliavitsky-Zilvickis-Zoll-Zall and Borofsky-Silverstein families, all of whom originated in Lithuania; the Bernstein-Gostinsky-Gostin family, who...

Rabbi Ber Boruchoff Papers

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Identifier: P-157
Abstract Rabbi Ber Boruchoff was the first and longest serving rabbi for Congregation Beth Israel in Malden, Massachusetts. This collection contains ledgers with records of marriages performed in the Greater Boston area during the years 1906-1938, as well as some photographs and biographical information.

Wolk Family Papers

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Identifier: P-643
Abstract Consists of correspondence, in the form of postal cards, between family members in Vilna, London, New York City and Boston at the turn of the century. Corresponding members of the family include D. [David] Wolk in London and Boston, J. Wolk in London, S. [Sam or Salomon] Wolk in Boston, New York and Malden, Massachusetts and B. Wolk in Cambridge and Malden, Massachusetts, as well as P. Fine in Boston, with whom D. Wolk and S. Wolk temporarily resided.