Wax, James A. (James Aaron), 1912-1989Alternative names
Senior rabbi (1954-1978), Rabbi Emeritus, civic leader, and social reformer, of Memphis, Tenn.; b. in St. Louis, Mo.; earlier served congregations at Glencoe, Ill., and St. Louis Mo.; moved to Memphis in 1946 when called to be associate rabbi of Temple Israel.
From the description of Rabbi James A. Wax collection, 1922-1989. (Memphis Public Library & Information Center). WorldCat record id: 70977792
- Religious leaders
- African Americans
- Race discrimination
- Social advocacy
- Sanitation Workers Strike, Memphis, Tenn., 1968
- Civil rights
- Mental health services
- Religious institutions
- Social reformers--Tennessee--Memphis.
- Civic leaders--Tennessee--Memphis.
- Glencoe (Ill.) (as recorded)
- Saint Louis (Mo.) (as recorded)
- Tennessee--Memphis (as recorded)
- Memphis (Tenn.) (as recorded)
- Tennessee (as recorded)