AdmiralLewis Lichtenstein Strauss Papers 1908-1973


AdmiralLewis Lichtenstein Strauss Papers 1908-1973

Thiscollection is comprised of papers pertaining to Admiral Louis LichtensteinStrauss, his career, community activities, and organizations to which hebelonged, including the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee, TempleEmanu-El in New York, the American Jewish Committee, the Jewish TheologicalSeminary of America, the Jewish Agricultural Society, and the Union of HebrewCongregations. Papers include extensive correspondence, organizational andinstitutional records, photographs, and publications that document his personaland public life as well as American Jewish issues that he was involved withsuch as relief efforts for Jewish refugees from Central Europe, interest andinvolvement in the Reform movement, and endeavors to combat anti-Semitism,especially as propagated by Father Charles E. Coughlin and HenryFord.






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Epithet: Professor of Arabic at Oxford British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001242.0x000386 Epithet: of Stowe MS 200 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001094.0x0001cd Epithet: sec to Lord Lieutenant of Ireland British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001035.0x000009 ...

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