Bernard G. Richards papers
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Bernard Gerson Richards (BGR) (1877-1971) Bernard Gerson Richards, journalist, author and communal worker, was born March 9, 1877 in Keidan, province of Kovnoa (presently Kaunas), Lithuania (at that time part of the Russian empire), son of Sender Rabinovich and Chana Sirk. In Russia, he received a Cheder education. When he came to the United States, he furthered his education through self-study. Richards was involved with some of the major events in 20 th century America...
Louis Brandeis (b. November 13, 1856, Louisville, Kentucky – d. October 5, 1941, Washington D.C.) was an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, serving from 1916 until 1939. Brandeis was the Court’s 67th justice and its first Jewish-American justice. He was the son of immigrants from Bohemia, who came to Kentucky from Prague, then part of the Austrian Empire. He received his LL.B. from Harvard Law School in 1877, and before becoming a judge, served as a lawyer at Warren & B...
Stephen Samuel Wise was born in Budapest, Hungary, and came to the United States the following year. He graduated with honors from Columbia University and in 1893 he was ordained in Austria "The People's Rabbi," as Wise would later be known, developed his deep concern for the less fortunate at an early age. Wise fought for housing projects, the abolition of child labor, the improvement of working conditions, securing rights for female workers and equal rights for African Americans. He founded th...
Franklin Delano Roosevelt was born on January 30, 1882, in Hyde Park, New York. He was the son of James (lawyer, financier) and Sara (Delano) Roosevelt. He married Anna Eleanor Roosevelt on March 17, 1905, and had six children: Anna, James, Franklin, Elliott, Franklin Jr., John. He received his B.A. from Harvard in 1904 and later attended Columbia University Law School. Roosevelt was admitted to the Bar in 1907 and worked for the Carter, Ledyard, and Milburn firm in New York City from 1907 to 19...
Publisher and President of the New York Times Company. From the description of Papers, 1935-1968. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155540220 ...
American Jewish communal leader, lawyer. From the description of Papers, [ca. 1900-1929]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122516821 Lawyer, civic and communal leader, civil rights advocate, labor union meditator, and philanthropist, of New York, N.Y. From the description of Papers, 1891-1930. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70925069 Prominent Jewish-American lawyer and philanthropist. From the description of Correspondence, 1916-1929 [microform...
The American Jewish Congress was founded originally in 1918 by a group of Jewish American leaders as an umbrella structure for Jewish organizations to represent the American Jewish interests at the Peace Conference following the end of World War I. It was seen as a national parliamentary assembly representing all American Jews. Representatives to the Congress were selected by all major national Jewish organizations and delegates representing local communities were elected by some 35...
Banker; m. Theresa Loeb; member of Kuhn, Loeb & Co.; director of Central Trust Co., Western Union Telegraph Co., and Wells Fargo; president of Montefiore Home for Chronic Invalids; founded Jewish Theological Seminary and Semitic Museum, Harvard Univ.). From the description of Jacob Henry Schiff papers, 1900-1920. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 436305005 Jewish-American banker and philanthropist. From the description of Correspondence ; 1914-1920 [microform]. ...
Labor and community leader, of New York, N.Y. From the description of Papers, 1912-1928. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70952712 Joseph Barondess (1867-1928) was an American labor organizer and Zionist leader. From the description of Joseph Barondess papers, 1900-1932. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122575956 From the guide to the Joseph Barondess papers, 1900-1932, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) Labor and comm...