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Jewish Community Center of Greater Buffalo

 Organization

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

Individual and Community Memorabilia Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0200-0033
Abstract

Papers documenting aspects of the Jewish community in Buffalo and Niagara Falls through family and organizational donations.

Dates: 1890s-2016; Majority of material found within 1942-1987

Jewish Community Center of Greater Buffalo and Summer Camps records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0204
Abstract

The collection of Jewish Community Center (JCC) of Greater Buffalo and Summer Camps Records contains a wide range of material, dominated by photographs and program-related materials for the JCC, Camp Lakeland and Camp Centerland. Also, contains correspondence, reports, publications, newsletters, and handwritten documents. An additional three other collections are included: annual Jewish community book fair records; Jewish Film Festival and Jewish Repertory Theatre records.

Dates: 1915-2009

Jewish Liberal Arts Club Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0200-0036
Abstract

Scrapbooks documenting aspects of the work of the Jewish Liberal Arts Club, a Jewish social and philanthropic women's club.

Dates: 1931-2000

Samuel Korus Papers

 Collection — Oversize-box 1: Series I
Identifier: MS-0200-0035
Abstract

Personal photographs and scrapbook of a Jewish Youth group, Omega Kappa Zeta, and photographs relating to the youth of Samuel Korus in Buffalo, NY.

Dates: 1942-2004

Ethel Roblin Melzer papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MS-0200-0016
Abstract

Personal papers documenting the personal and career life of local communal leader, Ethel Roblin Melzer. Materials include photographs, speeches, newspaper clippings, media, and other material relating to her volunteer service and professional careers in the Jewish community.

Dates: 1932-2012; Majority of material found within ( 1974-2012)

Morris Mesch Papers

 Collection — Box 1: Series I; Series II
Identifier: MS-0200-0013
Abstract

Personal papers documenting aspects of local communal leader Morris Mesch. Materials include photographs, newspaper clippings, and other ephemera related to the community Holocaust Memorial Sculpture and volunteer activities and efforts.

Dates: 1920-1990; Majority of material found within 1977-1987

Rabbi Shay Mintz Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0200-0018
Abstract

Personal papers documenting aspects of local community leader Rabbi Shay Mintz's work in the Jewish community. Materials include photographs, newspaper clippings, and other material relating to his professional career in several institutions including Shaarey Zedek, Hillel, and the Jewish Book Fair.

Dates: 1980-2004; Majority of material found within 1989-1999

Harold I. Siegel Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0200-0025
Abstract

Personal papers consist of research materials and maps documenting Jewish businesses and organizations that were located on the East Side of Buffalo during the 1930s. Also includes programming relating to Holocaust education. Programs, photographs, notes and newspaper clippings are included on other aspects of Jewish practice and history.

Dates: 1972-2006; Majority of material found within 1972-1980

Alvin, Sylvia, Elisabeth and Bruce Small Family Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0200-0010
Abstract

Personal Papers documenting aspects of the Small family in Buffalo, N.Y. Encompasses Alvin and Sylvia Small’s involvement in Temple Beth Zion and Alvin Small’s participation in local theatre for a number of different theater troops. Supplemented by Temple Beth Zion religious educational records relating to their children: Elisabeth and Bruce Small.

Dates: 1935-985; Majority of material found within 1938-1967

Elinor Weiss Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0200-0045
Abstract

Personal papers documenting aspects of activism in Buffalo and Niagara Falls. Material includes minutes, newsletters, programs, photographs, speeches, research notes, testimonies and newspaper clippings relating to environmental issues, education, and Israel Advocacy.

Dates: 1984-2016

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Jews -- New York (State) -- Buffalo Region -- Archives 10
Judaism -- United States -- History 10
Photographs 10
Clippings (information artifacts) 9
Ephemera 9