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Abraham Alpert Papers

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Identifier: P-544
Abstract Born in Kovno, Lithuania, Abraham Alpert immigrated to the United States, and in 1886 settled in Boston, Massachusetts. He learned English while attending night school and would later become an internationally known writer. Outside of his writing, he also rose to become a prominent Jewish figure and leader, not just in Boston but nationally, as well. One newspaper wrote that there was not a synagogue on the Atlantic Coast that had not heard Alpert talk. He helped organize the Boston branch of...

Abraham Bornstein Papers

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Identifier: P-937
Abstract Abraham Bornstein was a well-known publisher and collector of art and art books. In 1923, Bornstein founded the Boston Book and Art Shop, which distributed art books from leading publishers of Europe, as well as published books, portfolios and monographs. Abraham and his wife, Rachel, used their publishing house to help encourage and promote many Jewish artists and writers in the United States, among them, Chaim Grade, a Yiddish poet. This collection contains materials from the Boston Book and...

Alpha Phi Pi, Alpha Delta Chapter (Lynn, Mass.) Records

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Identifier: I-562
Abstract Organized in Lynn, Massachusetts in 1931, the Alpha Delta Chapter was accepted into the national Alpha Phi Pi Jewish high school fraternity in 1932. After a period of dormancy, the Chapter was briefly reactivated in 1953 and an Alpha Delta Alumni group was formed in 1954. The material in this collection includes event programs and invitations, correspondence, photographs, news clippings and bulletins, Convention yearbooks, and a map and guide to Boston.

Altman and Spiewak Family Papers

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Identifier: P-831
Abstract The Altman and Spiewak Family Papers primarily document the Altman family of Boston through the lens of Barbara Altman Spiewak. Frank and Ethel Task Altman raised their children, Barbara and Stanley, in Roxbury, Massachusetts. Barbara was a graduate of Simmons College and was a librarian in the Boston area. This collection includes Frank Altman’s Navy records, baby books, yearbooks, family photographs and a memoir written by Barbara Altman Spiewak. It also includes a memoir written by Robert...

B’nai B’rith Peabody Lodge No. 2765 (Peabody, Mass.) Records

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Identifier: I-576
Abstract The B’nai B’rith Peabody Lodge No. 2765 was founded in 1969 as a local chapter of the larger B’nai B’rith International, which advocates for the Jewish people and works to combat anti-Semitism. The Peabody Lodge engaged in a variety of service and charitable activities in the Peabody area. This collection contains awards, correspondence, photographs, a scrapbook, and other miscellaneous materials.

B'nai B'rith Swampscott-Marblehead Chapter No. 847 Records

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Identifier: I-579
Abstract The B’nai B’rith Swampscott-Marblehead Chapter No. 847 is a local chapter of B’nai B’rith International, an organization founded in 1843 that advocates for the Jewish people and the State of Israel and works to combat anti-Semitism. This collection contains a program for an installation and dinner as well as the chapter’s newsletters.

Boy Scout Troop 4 (Sachems) (Lynn, Mass.) Records

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Identifier: I-559
Abstract Organized in April, 1924, the records of Boy Scout Troop 4 (Sachems) of Lynn, Massachusetts span from 1924 to 1945. During World War II, the scouts participated in an Emergency Service Corps, and were invited to participate in the Boy Scout - General Eisenhower Waste Paper Campaign. The material in this collection includes weekly meeting programs and reports, newspaper clippings, scout assignments and certificates, correspondence, financial records, a photograph, and the American flag used by...

Bromberg Family Papers

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Identifier: P-519
Abstract This collection relates primarily to the political and social activities of Edward J. Bromberg (a lawyer and politician) and some members of his family. A scrapbook contains items regarding Edward’s sons, Justine and Bertram, and his daughter, Pauline. Other Bromberg family members in the collection are Lev, Henrietta Livingston, Anna Insoft, and Alice Goldstein. The collection includes clippings, programs, and photographs.

Chevra Kedusha (Boston, Mass.) Records

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Identifier: I-185
Abstract Chevra Kadusha of Boston is an independent, non-denominational organization of individuals, synagogues, universities and other Jewish institutions committed to making the full range of burial rituals accessible and available to the entire Jewish community. It was organized and instituted in 1856. The collection contains two versions of the constitution of Chevra Kedusha as well as the board minutes (1892-1904, 1911-1974), financial records (1933-1968), and a ledger recording payments of...

Congregation Ahabot Sholom (Lynn, Mass.) Records

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Identifier: I-568
Abstract Incorporated in 1901, Congregation Ahabat Sholom constructed a German Romanesque synagogue on Church Street, which was dedicated in 1905 during a ceremony lead by the congregation's first cantor, Benjamin Gordon. The congregation was one of Lynn’s several Jewish Orthodox congregations in the early 1900s. This collection contains administrative records, photographs, scrapbooks, and programmatic materials.

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Jewish Rehabilitation Center for Aged of the North Shore 2
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Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908-1973 2
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Meir, Golda, 1898-1978 2
Morros, Boris, 1891-1963 2
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Weisgal, Meyer Wolfe, 1894-1977 2
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American Hospital Association 1
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B'nai B'rith. Swampscott-Marblehead Chapter No. 847 1
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Bet ha-sefarim ha-leʼumi ṿeha-universiṭaʼi bi-Yerushalayim 1
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Borofsky, Ida S., 1883-1982 1
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Boston Book and Art Shop 1
Boston Public Schools 1
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Boy Scout Troop 4 (Sachems) (Lynn, Mass.) 1
Boy Scouts of America 1
Boy Scouts of America. Bay Shore Council (Mass.) 1
Brand, Gertrude 1
Brand, Percy 1
Brandeis University 1
Brandeis, Louis Dembitz, 1856-1941 1
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Central Conference of American Rabbis 1
Chagall, Marc, 1887-1985 1
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Chizik, Hanna, 1889-1951 1
Churchill, Clementine, Lady, 1885-1977 1
Cohen, Herbert H. 1
Congregation Ahabat Sholom (Lynn, Mass.) 1
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Congregation Mishkan Tefila (Chestnut Hill, Mass.) 1
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