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Jews -- Minnesota

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 83 Collections and/or Records:

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

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

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

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

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

Dorr Family collection

 Collection
Identifier: umja0116
Abstract This collection consists of materials related to and donated by the Dorr family who were active Jewish community members in St. Paul, Minn.
Dates: 1929-1981

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

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

Frank and Freda Schochet papers

 Collection
Identifier: umja0144
Abstract This collection consists of materials from Frank and Freda Schochet, including materials on their printing service Insty-Prints and materials on their membership in several Jewish organizations.
Dates: 1932-2003

Fremland Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: umja0146
Abstract This collection consists of materials of Adeline and Joseph Fremland, leaders in the St. Paul Jewish Community.
Dates: 1921-1980

Gary Filerman papers

 Collection
Identifier: umja0124
Abstract This collection consists of professional papers and documents of Gary Filerman regarding his role in hospital administration as well as materials from the Aleph Zadik Aleph fraternal organization.
Dates: 1950-2010

Group Theater collection

 Collection
Identifier: umja0165
Abstract This collection consists of various materials that document the St. Paul Group Theater, an amateur theater group that began at the Jewish Educational Center in the 1930s.
Dates: 1929-1977

Hanovich Family scrapbooks

 Collection
Identifier: umja0081
Abstract This collection consists of scrapbooks and photographs of the Hanovich and Feder family, family friends, and extended relatives.
Dates: 1933-2011

Harold and Zelda Goldenberg Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: umja0086
Abstract The collection consists primarily of Harold Goldenberg's letters to Zelda Goldberg while he was attending Harvard Law School, 1928-1931. Harold was president of the Minneapolis Federation for Jewish Service from 1943-1946, and chairman of the United Jewish Appeal, 1945-1950.
Dates: 1928-1977

Harold Smith papers

 Collection
Identifier: umja0110
Abstract This collection consists of materials collected by Harold Smith, an active Jewish community member.
Dates: 1903-2005

Harry Lerner papers

 Collection
Identifier: umja0159
Abstract This collection consists of papers from Harry Lerner, a Jewish Minnesotan book publisher.
Dates: 1919-2013

Harry Rosenthal papers

 Collection
Identifier: umja0134
Abstract This collection consists of correspondence, newsclippings, speeches, and other personal materials from Harry Rosenthal, a leader in the Twin Cities Jewish community.
Dates: 1908-1989

Hiram Z. Mendow papers

 Collection
Identifier: umja0142
Abstract This collection consists of materials from Hiram Z. Mendow, a Jewish lawyer in Minneapolis.
Dates: 1884-1998

Independent Researchers' papers

 Collection
Identifier: umja0149
Abstract This collection includes published and unpublished essays and articles related to Jewish history in the Upper Midwest.
Dates: 1917-2018

Jack Mackay papers

 Collection
Identifier: umja0111
Abstract This collection consists of the papers of Jack Mackay, a long-time Associated Press writer based in St. Paul, Minnesota, and prominent member of the local Jewish community.
Dates: 1932-1969

Jack Sinykin papers

 Collection
Identifier: umja0099
Abstract This collection consists of the business papers of John L. "Jack" Sinykin, a Jewish Minnesotan entrepreneur who pioneered the use of guide dogs for the blind through LaSalle Kennels and the non-profit Master Eye Foundation.
Dates: undated, 1926-1983

Jeff Norman research papers

 Collection
Identifier: umja0162
Abstract This collection consists of the research of Jeff Norman as he conducted research and oral histories related to the migration of Jewish community members from the north side of Minneapolis to St. Louis Park, Minnesota.
Dates: Majority of material found within 2007-2019

Jerry Weinberg papers

 Collection
Identifier: umja0141
Abstract This collection consists of personal and military materials from Jerry Weinberg as well as materials and memorabilia from the Weinberg Hardware Store in Saint Paul, Minnesota.
Dates: 1919-2004