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Judaism -- United States -- History

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 47 Collections and/or Records:

Rabbi Samuel Porrath Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0208
Abstract

The papers of Rabbi Samuel Porrath (1908-1989) document his personal and professional activities in Buffalo and Niagara Falls, New York.

Dates: 1863-1992; Majority of material found within 1920-1989

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

Kenneth Rogers Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0200-0030
Abstract

Personal papers documenting demographical aspects of the broader Jewish community in Buffalo, as well as future planning for specific Jewish organizations as created by Kenneth Rogers.

Dates: 1980-2013; Majority of material found within 1984-2007

Dr. Hubert J. Rubenstein Personal Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0096
Abstract

The papers of Dr. Hubert J. Rubenstein documents his immediate and extended family's artistic activities and his own genealogy project that he undertook to document the extended Rubenstein-Maisel-Adler as well as other connected families.

Dates: 1853-2006; Majority of material found within 1983-1991

Muriel Selling Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0200-0006
Abstract

Personal papers documenting aspects of Jewish community in Buffalo collected and created by Muriel Selling. Material includes programs, photographs and newspaper clippings relating to Temple Beth David-Ner Israel, Temple Emanu-el, and other institutions and independent groups.

Dates: 1898-1964; Majority of material found within 1931-1935

Elliot Shapiro Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0200-0029
Abstract

Personal papers documenting member and leadership experience of Elliot Shapiro at Temple Sinai in Amherst, NY. Material includes minutes, newsletters, programs, photographs and newspaper clippings relating to the cultural and religious life of this Reconstructionist synagogue.

Dates: 1962-2007; 1973-1989

Joan Ellis Shatkin Papers

 Collection — Box 1: Series I; Series II
Identifier: MS-0200-0038
Abstract

Personal papers documenting aspects of the Ellis and Shatkin families. Materials include photographs and newspaper clippings.

Dates: 1890s-1986; Majority of material found within 1951-1986

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

Temple Beth El Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0222
Abstract

Congregational papers documenting the religious, historic and cultural life of Temple Beth El from its beginnings in 1847 until 2006 just prior to merger with Shaarey Zedek to form Temple Beth Tzedek in 2008.

Dates: 1847-2006