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Worcester (Mass.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Beatrice Feingold Papers

Identifier: P-621
Abstract Beatrice Miller Feingold was a past President of both the Worcester Section and New England Region of the National Council of Jewish Women. In addition, she was the first female Vice President of the Worcester Jewish Federation, Vice President of the Worcester Chapter of Brandeis University’s National Women’s Committee, and a board member of the Jewish Community Council and Jewish Family Services of Worcester. Feingold was also one of the founders of the Worcester Area Community Service, the...
Dates: undated, 1932-1986

Building #19 Records

Identifier: JHCI-019

This collection contains administrative records, advertising materials, ephemera, photographs, and recordings created by Building #19, a New England-based discount chain store founded by Jerry Ellis (born Gerald Elovitz) and Harry Andler in 1964.

Dates: undated, 1966-2012

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...
Dates: undated, 1914-2015

Mary Antin Correspondence to Alfred Seelye Roe

Identifier: JHCP-012
Abstract This collection contains 19 letters written from 1898-1900 and 1912-1913 by author and immigration rights activist Mary Antin to educator and politician Alfred Seelye Roe. The letters begin soon after their meeting at a lecture Roe gave at the Park Street Church in 1898, and continued until 1900, after which their correspondence resumed after a 12-year hiatus. In the early letters, Antin writes about her life as a student and writer, her experiences as an immigrant to America, and the...
Dates: 1898-1900, 1912-1913

Rose Klein Papers

Identifier: P-386

The transcripts and articles in this collection were either written by Rose Klein or transcribed by Klein from The Massachusetts Spy, originally printed between 1775-1845. Klein's papers include those on Jewish life in Worcester, Massachusetts. Transcripts from The Massachusetts Spy are those that are anti-Semitic in nature and were most likely used as research for Klein's articles. This collection does not contain any original documentation.

Dates: undated, 1775-1988