Lipsky Family Papers 1904-1992 (bulk 1925-1992)
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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...
Chairman of the American Zionist Council in New York. From the description of Press release, 1952. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122392028 From the guide to the Louis Lipsky press release, 1952, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections) Louis Lipsky, noted Zionist leader, journalist and author, was born in Rochester, N.Y. in 1876 one of 11 children to Polish immigrant parents. The family came from a town called Philipova, a village near Suwalk. The Jewish com...
Across two generations the Lipsky family participated in a wide variety of cultural, professional and political spheres: journalism, law, history, literature, insurance, theater, interior decorating and, most pivotally, the American Zionist movement. Louis Lipsky (1876-1963) stands as the most recognized figure in the family, given his status as a founder of the American Zionist movement and key figure in and witness to the conflict between Chaim Weizmann and Louis Brandeis. For mor...
Born December 17, 1917, in Phihladelphia, son of Samuel and Deanna Landau; married Amalia Fattori, c. 1941 (divorced,1946); married Frances Paul, May 5, 1949 Education: Samuel S. Fleisher Art Memorial, 1931-36; Pennsylvania Museum and School of Industrial Art, certificate 1938. Career: Artist, educator and illustrator of books for children and adults. Recipient of numerous commissions, numerous exhibitions. Work is represented in permanent collections of many...
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...
Conservative rabbi, scholar, educator. Kohn was professor of theology and dean of the graduate school of University of Judaism, Los Angeles. From the description of Papers, 1913-1968. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122613954 ...
Lawyer, judge, and law professor at Northwestern University and University of Chicago. From the description of Papers, 1854-1975. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70947183 ...
Chaim Weizmann was an organic chemist, famous for his acetone synthesis, who founded what is now known as The Weizmann Institute of Science, and became the first president of the State of Israel. From the description of The Weizmann Archive, Ca. 1900-1952. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 81802980 These photocopies were obtained by Nathan Kurz in the course of research for his B.A. honors thesis in History, Stanford University. From the description of Chaim Weizman...
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...
Meyer Weisgal (1894-1977) had been the initiator of the idea which eventually led to the Broadway production of the biblical drama The Eternal Road (1937), which was written by Werfel and staged by Max Reinhardt, with music by Kurt Weill; Weisgal had also organized the financing of the production. In the 1940s, Weisgal, an active Zionist, was an aide or secretary to Chaim Weizmann. It is evident from the correspondence that Werfel maintained a friendship with Weisgals, who lived in New York City...