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subj10. Jewish-related Holdings

 Record Group
Identifier: subj10
Jewish-related Holdings

Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:

American Civil Liberties Union of Louisiana records

Identifier: 436
Content Description These records document a range of activities including legal cases and ongoing functions of the Louisiana branch of the American Civil Liberties Union. Cases range across the state’s parishes and include a variety of issues involving prison conditions in parish facilities, as well as at Angola, the state’s maximum security prison, including death row conditions, Native American religious issues, and gender discrimination. Cases also involve Creationism, abortion, AIDS discrimination, police...
Dates: Other: 1970-1985

American Missionary Association archives

Identifier: 001
Scope and Contents This collection is a valuable resource for the study of the abolitionist movement. It includes approximately 350,000 manuscript pieces. The mass of these was written during the period from 1839 to 1882, but several thousand are dated before and after that time. The manuscripts include some of the treasurers’ papers and minutes of Executive Committee meetings, as well as other items such as sermons, statistical reports, drawings, photographs, and essays; however, letters make up the large...
Dates: Created: 1828-1969; Other: Majority of material found in 1839-1882; Other: Date acquired: 08/22/1968

Anti-Defamation League of B'nai B'rith Race Relations Work records

 Collection — Box 28
Identifier: 026
Scope and Contents The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) of B'nai B'rith Race Relations Work records provide documentation of the organization's work in human and race relations. The ADL was founded in 1913 "to stop the defamation of the Jewish people and to secure justice and fair treatment to all." Although the organization was founded to primarily combat anti-Semitism, it grew defend the civil rights of all people and to promote relations between groups. The records in this collection contain...
Dates: Created: 1946-1982

Percy Dale East collection

Identifier: 053
Scope and Contents This collection consists of materials relating to Percy Dale East's career as editor and publisher of The Petal Paper and as an enthusiastic and outspoken supporter of civil rights. The collection consists primarily of photocopies of correspondence but also consists of some clippings and a speech given by East. Also included is a 9" by 14" photograph of East smoking a pipe, shot by his closest friend, John Howard Griffin. Correspondence...
Dates: Created: 1961-1969; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1973

Larney Goodkind interviews

Identifier: 2109
Content Description

Two audiocassettes of interviews of Larney Goodkind by Clifton H. Johnson conducted in New York in February 1988. Goodkind was an agent for writers and performing artists. Among the artists who were his clients and about whom he talked during the interviews were Leontyne Price, William Warfield, Ben Radin, and William Steig.

Dates: Other: 1988

Gwendolyn Midlo Hall papers

Identifier: 163
Scope and Contents The papers of historian Gwendolyn Midlo Hall are comprised of correspondence; professional working papers, including applications, reports, resumes, and grants; professional writings, including book and chapter drafts, essays, and lectures; and research materials including articles, news clippings, interviews, notes, vital records, and publications in English, French and Spanish.  The collection includes reproductions of research materials and research notes dating from 1705-1820 and...
Dates: Created: 1943-2001; Other: Majority of material found in 1970s-2001; Other: Date acquired: 06/01/1972

James A. Dombrowski Memorial Committee collection

Identifier: 126
Content Description This collection includes correspondence regarding a memorial to James A. Dombrowski, a southern White Methodist minister and civil rights activist. Dombrowski co-founded the Highlander Folk School in Tennessee, founded the Conference of Younger Churchmen of the South, served as director of the Southern Conference for Human Welfare and the Southern Conference Educational Fund, andedited the liberal journal Southern Patriot. The memorial was co-chaired by...
Dates: Other: 1983-1984

Charles Spurgeon Johnson correspondence

Identifier: 2092
Content Description

Letter from Clarence Cameron White, violinist, to Charles Spurgeon Johnson, written in 1945. Letter informs Johnson that he will be playing in Nashville in the upcoming months and invites him to the concert and asks if he or any friends in music can underwrite the costs of the performance. An enclosure includes an image of White with a biographical sketch and excerpts of performance reviews.

Dates: Other: 1945

Julius Rosenwald Fund records

Identifier: 318
Scope and Contents The records of the Julius Rosenwald Fund consists of dockets of business and minutes of meetings held by the following bodies of the Fund: Executive Committee, Finance Committee, Board of Trustees and members. Also included are financial records, including audits and reports of the comptroller; annual reviews of activities of the Fund; documents related to the Fund's charter and by-laws; biennial reviews by Edwin C. Embree; and records of the Fund's fellowship program. Although...
Dates: Created: 1920-1948; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1968

Jane T. Lemann papers

Identifier: 214
Scope and Contents The Jane T. Lemann papers reflect Lemann's wide civic involvement in New Orleans, particularly in areas pertaining to educational reform and student welfare.  Materials reflecting Lemann's involvement in efforts to desegregate the New Orleans Public Schools comprise the bulk of the collection.  The collection consists mostly of planning and meeting notes, reports, correspondence, collected ephemera and publications, and newsclippings.  Some materials pertain to Lemann's work with multiple...
Dates: Created: 1944-1966; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1983