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Adath Jeshurun Congregation records

 Collection
Identifier: umja0014
Abstract This collection contains the administrative records of the Adath Jeshurun Congregation in Minneapolis, Minnesota from 1884 to 2014. Adath Jeshurun is the first Conservative congregation west of the Mississippi River. B’nai Emet Synagogue of Minneapolis, Minnesota merged with Adath Jeshurun in 2011, and its records are included in this collection as well.
Dates: 1884-2018

Alan Rich papers

 Collection
Identifier: umja0027
Abstract This collection consists of correspondence with Alan Rich during World War II as well as photographs and various ephemera.
Dates: 1926-1994

Amos S. Deinard papers

 Collection
Identifier: umja0010
Abstract The Amos S. Deinard Papers reflects the life of this prominent Minneapolis lawyer, from family papers and newsclippings, to records from organizations he was deeply involved in such as the Minneapolis Federation for Jewish Services and the Minnesota Fair Employment Practices Commission, to a collection of pamphlets and publications documenting his interests in topics such as antisemitism and Zionism.
Dates: 1895-1986

Barbara Diamond family scrapbooks

 Collection
Identifier: umja0160
Abstract This collection consists mostly of family photograph albums from Barbara Diamond.
Dates: 1912-1981

Berman Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: umja0056
Abstract These papers mainly consist of correspondence between Rose (nee Berman) Goldstein and her family, including her mother (Sarah Berman), father (Alexander Berman), her three brothers, and husband (David Goldstein). Additionally there are published materials and family history writings.
Dates: 1906-1997

Beth Jacob Congregation records

 Collection
Identifier: umja0082
Abstract This collection consists of administrative materials from the Beth Jacob Congregation, previously known as Sons of Jacob, the second oldest Jewish congregation in Saint Paul, Minnesota.
Dates: 1897-1988; Majority of material found within 1950-1988

Black/Jewish Relations research collection

 Collection
Identifier: umja0061
Abstract This collection consists of photocopied secondary source materials collected from various sources all relating to the relations of the Jewish communities and the African-American communities in Minnesota.
Dates: 1925-2002

B'nai B'rith, Minot Lodge records

 Collection
Identifier: umja0041
Abstract This collection consists of administrative materials related to the Minot, North Dakota chapter of B'nai B'rith and its accompanying Sisterhood at Temple Beth Israel.
Dates: 1930-1947

B'nai B'rith, Rochester Lodge records

 Collection
Identifier: umja0104
Abstract This collection consists of administrative and board materials from the Rochester chapter of B'nai B'rith, an international Jewish advocacy group.
Dates: 1944-1997

B'nai B'rith, Superior Lodge records

 Collection
Identifier: umja0085
Abstract This collection consists of records and newletters of related to the Superior, Wisconsin chapter of B'nai B'rith, an international Jewish advocacy group.
Dates: 1931-1990

Bonnie Heller papers

 Collection
Identifier: umja0156
Abstract This collection consists of materials surrounding advocacy efforts of Minnesotans around the persecution of Jews in the Soviet Union during the 1970s.
Dates: 1973-1983

Brandeis University National Women's Committee, Minneapolis-St. Paul chapter records

 Collection
Identifier: umja0072
Abstract This collection consists of the administrative materials of the Brandeis University National Women's Committee Minneapolis-St. Paul chapter.
Dates: 1916-1992

Burton Burnstein papers

 Collection
Identifier: umja0006
Abstract This collection consists of Burton Burnstein's papers which include administrative correspondence and memoranda, newsletters and brochures, program planning and scheduling all related to Camp Tikvah, a summer camp in Aitkin, Minnesota sponsored by the Minneapolis Jewish Community Center.
Dates: 1960-1994

Charles Frisch collection

 Collection
Identifier: umja0127
Abstract This collection consists of various materials collected by Charles Frisch and his father Leo Frisch related to local Jewish organizations, synagogues, and Jewish history.
Dates: 1851-1990

Chesed Shel Emes Cemetery records

 Collection
Identifier: umja0070
Abstract This collection consists of the records for Chesed Shel Emes Cemetery, a Jewish cemetery located in St. Paul, Minnesota.
Dates: 1915-1985

Clare Schwartz papers

 Collection
Identifier: umja0049
Abstract This collection consists of administrative materials accumulated by Clare Schwartz over her years of service for various Jewish social advocacy groups, in particular B'nai B'rith Women.
Dates: 1956-1987

David and Tessy Oxman papers

 Collection
Identifier: umja0098
Abstract This collection consists of scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, correspondence, and photographs from David and Tessy Oxman.
Dates: 1908-2014

David Doepel photograph collection

 Collection
Identifier: umja0148
Abstract This collection consists of photographs of various people, with a few documents.
Dates: 1940-1989

Dorf/Press/Arnovich Family research papers

 Collection
Identifier: umja0120
Abstract This collection consists of research materials on the Dorf, Press, and Arnovitch families.
Dates: 1934-2001

Doroshow Gottleib collection

 Collection
Identifier: umja0075
Abstract This collection consists of photographs and documents from the Doroshow and Gottleib families.
Dates: 1914-1986

Duluth Hebrew Institute records

 Collection
Identifier: umja0102
Abstract This collection consists of administrative and board materials from the Duluth Hebrew Institute, a non-profit with a mission to promote Jewish education in the city of Duluth, Minnesota.
Dates: 1934-1959

Dutch and Naomi Kastenbaum papers

 Collection
Identifier: umja0123
Abstract This collection consists of personal materials from the lives of Abraham "Dutch" and Naomi Kastenbaum.
Dates: 1909-2002

Etheldoris Grais papers

 Collection
Identifier: umja0122
Abstract This collection consists of personal and administrative materials related to and from Etheldois Grais, a Jewish woman who lived on the Iron Range in Northern Minnesota.
Dates: 1915-2005

Etta Fay Orkin papers

 Collection
Identifier: umja0052
Abstract This collection consists of family papers from Etta Fay Orkin as well as photographs from various Jewish organizations with which she was active.
Dates: 1923-2005

Evelyn Smith papers

 Collection
Identifier: umja0095
Abstract This collection contains administrative materials from Evelyn Smith's career as a social worker (her special area was helping children with cleft palates and their families), and as an activist in many organizations, especially Jewish Family Service and United Jewish Fund and Council of St. Paul.
Dates: 1956-2006

Excel Garment Manufacturing Company records

 Collection
Identifier: umja0040
Abstract The Excel Garment Manufacturing Company records includes shareholder certificates and a minute book regarding the founding of the Robbins Fur Dressing & Dying Company in 1918, and the change in ownership and name to Excel Garment Manufacturing Company in 1922. Also included is a 1951 staff letter reflecting on the history of the company.
Dates: 1918-1951; Majority of material found within 1918-1922

Fanny Schanfield papers

 Collection
Identifier: umja0136
Abstract This collection contains administrative and programming materials from the Minneapolis chapter of Hadassah, a Jewish women's Zionist organization, reflecting Fanny Schanfield's active role as chapter president.
Dates: 1942-1988

Fargo Hebrew Congregation records

 Collection
Identifier: umja0126
Abstract This collection consists of board and administrative materials from the Fargo Hebrew Congregation, an Orthodox Jewish synagogue in Fargo, North Dakota that served the local Jewish community from 1896 to 2002.
Dates: 1896-2002

Firestone/Brin Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: umja0009
Abstract This collection consists of materials from the Firestone/Brin family: Ruth Firestone Brin and her parents Irma Cain Firestone and Milton Firestone, who resided in St. Paul, Minnesota and were all very active in the local Jewish community.
Dates: 1908-2016

Flori Loew papers

 Collection
Identifier: umja0038
Abstract This collection consists of Flori Loew's personal papers during her flight from Germany under Nazi persecution, traveling to Italy and England before settling in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Dates: 1876-1973