Robert and Jessie Bloom Papers 1897-1980.
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The League of Women Voters (LWV) is a nonprofit organization in the United States that was formed to help women take a larger role in public affairs after they won the right to vote. It was founded in 1920 to support the new women suffrage rights and was a merger of National Council of Women Voters, founded by Emma Smith DeVoe, and National American Woman Suffrage Association, led by Carrie Chapman Catt, approximately six months before the Nineteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution g...
George Stanley McGovern (July 19, 1922 – October 21, 2012) was an American politician, historian, U.S. representative, U.S. senator, and the Democratic Party presidential nominee in the 1972 presidential election. McGovern grew up in Mitchell, South Dakota, where he was a renowned debater. He volunteered for the U.S. Army Air Forces upon the country's entry into World War II and as a B-24 Liberator pilot flew 35 missions over German-occupied Europe from a base in Italy. Among the medals besto...
Army-Navy Division is the branch of the JWB that intercedes for the needs and interests of Jewish military personnel; name officially introduced in 1941. From the guide to the National Jewish Welfare Board, Army-Navy Division records, undated, 1917-1955, 1969, 1974, (American Jewish Historical Society) Established 1917 to provide support services for Jewish military personnel, and after 1921 also for YM-YWHAs, Jewish community centers, and Jewish-sponsored camps. ...
American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) provides information from the Jewish community to the U.S. Congress; they monitor each candidate, making sure they understand pro-Israel views and receive information. From the description of American Israel Public Affairs Committee records, 1989-1992. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 123410603 ...
Jimmy Carter (James Earl Carter, Jr.), thirty-ninth president of the United States, was born on October 1, 1924, in Plains, Georgia, and grew up in the nearby community of Archery. His father, James Earl Carter, Sr., was a farmer and businessman; his mother, Lillian Gordy, a registered nurse. He was educated in the Plains public schools, attended Georgia Southwestern College and the Georgia Institute of Technology, and received a B.S. from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1946. In the Navy he became a ...
Biographical note: Legislator; Morris King "Mo" Udall served as U.S. Representative from Arizona from May 1961 to May 1991. Born on June 15, 1922, in St. John's, Arizona, Mo Udall served in World War II, graduated from the University of Arizona and was elected to Congress in 1961 to fill the seat vacated by his brother, Stewart Udall who became Secretary of the Interior during the Kennedy Administration. During Mo Udall's tenure as Congressman, he was best known for his championship of environme...
Senator. From the description of Reminiscences of James William Fulbright : oral history, 1982. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309743979 From the description of Reminiscences of James William Fulbright : oral history, 1957. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309743991 Epithet: Senator Chairman United States Senate Committee for Foreign Relations British Library Archives and Manuscripts C...
Conservative rabbi. Sandrow was president of the Rabbinical Assembly of America and rabbi of Temple Beth-El, Cedarhurst, N.Y. From the description of Papers, 1933-1975. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122569082 ...
The United Nations Association came into being in 1948 with the help of money from the League of Nations Union which carried on as a parallel organisation. After the demises of the League of Nations Union the UNA took over many of its functions and staff. The UNA describes itself as a 'critical fan club of the United Nations' and has always reflected the concerns of the United Nations. It began by focussing on the issues of world peace and the danger of war through hunger and whilst...
Known as JCRS and founded in Denver, Colo. in 1904 as a non-sectarian sanatorium to treat, free of charge, tuberculosis patients. One of the leading tuberculosis sanatoria in the country at turn of century started by group of immigrant Eastern European Jewish men, many of whom were victims of TB. Headed by Dr. Charles Spivak as Secretary (1904-1927) and by Dr. Philip Hillkowitz as President (1904-1948), sanatorium treated primarily Jewish patients (notably, Solomon Blumgarten who served as publi...
This body of papers was compiled by the University of Alaska librarians in 1982 to serve as a resource for those considering the development of new college library programs in the state. From the description of Library Planning and Building Files. Papers, 1982. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 42927888 ...
The American Jewish Archives was founded by Dr. Jacob Rader Marcus in 1947. It is located on the Cincinnati Campus in Ohio of Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion. From the description of American Jewish Archives collection on Georgia history, 1727-1779. (Georgia Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 166147808 The American Jewish Archives was founded after World War II, in 1947 to collect the recofrds of the American Jewish community. From the des...
Robert Bloom (1879-1974), born in Lithuania and Jessie Bloom (1897-1980), born in Ireland, were married in Seattle in 1913 and subsequently made their home in Fairbanks, where Robert Bloom had operated a general store since 1904. During their life in Fairbanks Robert helped found the University of Alaska, promoted agriculture in the Interior, particularily wheat, and became a partner in a flying service. Jessie became the first kindergarten teacher in Fairbanks and helped establish the first Gir...
Senator. From the description of Reminiscences of Charles Harting Percy : oral history, 1970. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 86147380 Epithet: US senator British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000561.0x000067 ...
President of the Central Conference of American Rabbis. From the description of Philip S. Bernstein interview, 1961?. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 711874930 From the description of Philip S. Bernstein correspondence, 1951. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 711872712 President of the Central Conference of American Rabbis; member of the Executive Committee of the Committee on Army and Navy Religious Activities of the National Jewish Welfare Board (CANRA). F...