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Judaism -- United States -- History

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 47 Collections and/or Records:

Charlotte E. Gendler Papers

 Collection — Box 1: Series I; Series II; Series III; Series IV
Identifier: MS-0200-0009
Abstract

Personal papers documenting aspects of Jewish community in Buffalo and Niagara Falls collected by Charlotte E. Gendler. Material includes minutes, newsletters, programs, photographs, and newspaper clippings relating to Temple Beth David-Ner Israel and other institutions.

Dates: 1959-2012; Majority of material found within 1960-1967

Muriel Markel Goodman Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0200-0012
Abstract

Personal papers documenting the personal and career life of local communal leader, Muriel Markel Goodman. Materials include speeches, newspaper clippings, media, and other material relating to her volunteer service and professional careers in the Jewish community within several organizations. Materials relating to the Markel family are also included.

Dates: 1941-2006; Majority of material found within 1979-1989

Ralph L. Halpern Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0200-0020
Abstract

These are the personal papers documenting a segment of the life of local communal leader, Ralph L. Halpern. materials include speeches, and other material relating to his volunteer service in the Jewish community.

Dates: 1984-2004; Majority of material found within 1984-1997

Jill Hamilton Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0200-0034
Abstract

Personal papers documenting aspects of the final few years of an independent Temple Sinai, and merger talks with Temple Beth Am, to form a new combined Reform and Reconstructionist congregation, Congregation Shir Shalom.

Dates: 1952-2012; Majority of material found within 2008-2012

Hebrew Benevolent Loan Association Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0200-0044
Abstract

Organizational papers documenting aspects of the work and history of the Hebrew Benevolent Loan Association originally known as Gemilut Chasidim [Acts of Loving Kindness] and its work in the development of the Buffalo Jewish community through interest free loans.

Dates: 1939-2015; Majority of material found within 1939-1954

Hillel of Buffalo records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0228
Abstract

The records of Hillel of Buffalo, the center of Jewish life on campus, documents organizational, religious, and cultural activities of students in the greater Buffalo area.

Dates: 1954-2009; Majority of material found within 1993-2004

Holocaust Resource Center of Buffalo Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0205
Abstract

Papers documenting aspects of the work of the Holocaust Resource Center, and predecessor committees associated with the Jewish Federation. An additional series documents refugee aid, and the Haven-Buffalo Jewish Club 1933, a German-Jewish Refugee social club formed in 1933.

Dates: 1938-2015; Majority of material found within (Bulk 1973-2009)

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 Federation of Greater Buffalo records

 Collection — 1-36, 37+-40+, 41
Identifier: MS-0225
Abstract

Records of the Jewish Federation and, because of the Federation's encompassing nature, the some records from affiliated and supported institutions. Local case files on Soviet Jewish immigration created by Jewish Family Service are included. The collection includes a file of the Jewish Federation's newsletter, Federation News.

Dates: 1914-2011