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Abstract Edward Bernard was a composer in the Boston area. He also wrote several pamphlets on sociology, religion, politics and music, as well as an unpublished manuscript of a sociological novel entitled, "Maxie the Genius." This collection contains Edward Bernard's musical compositions and writings, including an unpublished manuscript, "Maxie the Genius," and letters to editors of local newspapers and Nathan Kaganoff, former library director of the American Jewish Historical Society. In addition,...
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,...
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.
Abstract Mary Wolfman Epstein was a singer, playwright, director, vocal teacher, and talent manager in the Boston area. Epstein worked with many Jewish and secular organizations, and she co-founded the New England Jewish Music Forum. She wrote over 30 original musicals, most of which were based on Jewish themes or individuals. This collection contains news clippings, photographs, recordings, correspondence, sheet music, scripts, and performance programs.
Abstract The New England Jewish Music Forum was a non-profit organization created in 1958 committed to presenting performances of Jewish music in the Boston area. The organization closed its doors in 1990 after thirty-two years due to financial hardship and low membership. The collection includes meeting minutes, by-laws, and finances, as well as photographs of forum events, performance programs and brochures, correspondence, newspaper clippings, and concert files.
Abstract Samuel Moshcovitz was born in Russia in 1907 and immigrated to the United States, where he attended college and became an accountant. He was active in several Jewish organizations, including Brandeis University and Beth Israel Hospital, until his death in 1993. The collection contains a collection of sheet music from the early to mid-twentieth century, along with correspondence from lawmakers in response to letters from Moshcovitz regarding United States policy in the Middle East. Another...
- Subject: Sheet music X
- Congregation Adath Israel (Boston, Mass.) 2
- Epstein, Mary Wolfman, 1908-1998 2
- New England Jewish Music Forum 2
- Aizenstat, Harry 1
- Aizenstat, Sarah Freedman 1
- Bernard, Edward 1
- Beth El Synagogue (New Rochelle, N.Y.) 1
- Beth Israel Hospital (Boston, Mass.) 1
- Borofsky, Ida S., 1883-1982 1
- Borofsky, Jacob, 1880-1965 1
- Congregation Beth-El Zedeck (Indianapolis, Ind.) 1
- Freedman Family 1
- Freedman, Jacob, 1903- 1
- Freedman, Joseph 1
- Freedman, Lena Sakowitz 1
- Freedman, Martin 1
- Freedman, Samuel 1
- Fromm, Herbert 1
- Grosbayne, Benjamin, 1893-1976 1
- Grosbayne, Mitchell 1
- Inouye, Daniel K., 1924-2012 1
- Kaganoff, Nathan M. 1
- Kessler, Minuetta 1
- Moshcovitz, Samuel 1
- National Association of Teachers of Singing (U.S.) 1
- Picon, Molly 1
- Roskin, Evelyn Borofsky, 1903-1967 1
- Roskin, Janot S. 1
- Temple Beth El (Asbury Park, N.J.) 1
- Temple Beth El (Chelsea, Mass.) 1
- Temple Beth-El (Fall River, Mass.) 1
- Temple Emanuel (Newton, Mass.) 1
- Temple Sinai (Long Beach, Calif.) 1
- United States. Congress 1
- Weiner, Lazar, 1897-1982 1 ∧ less