Fanny Goldstein papers
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The Jewish Central Information Office was founded by Alfred Wiener, a German Jew who worked for the Central Association of German Citizens of Jewish Faith ( Centralverein deutscher Staatsbürger jüdischen Glaubens ). In 1933 he fled to Amsterdam where he founded the agency along with David Cohen. The JCIO produced reports to spread word of the activities that were occurring in Nazi Germany. In 1939 the office was moved to London, where it became known as the Wiener Library. ...
Felix Frankfurter (November 15, 1882 – February 22, 1965) was an American lawyer, professor, and jurist who served as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States. Frankfurter served on the Supreme Court from 1939 to 1962 and was a noted advocate of judicial restraint in the judgments of the Court. Frankfurter was born in Vienna, Austria, and immigrated to New York City at the age of 12. After graduating from Harvard Law School, Frankfurter worked for Secretary of War Henry ...
Fanny Goldstein was born 15 May 1895 in Kaments-Pdolsk, Russia. In 1900, she emigrated with her family to the North End in Boston, Massachusetts, where she was to remain for the rest of her life. After taking classes at Simmons College, Boston University and Harvard University, Goldstein became a librarian at the Boston Public Library North End branch in 1913. As an immigrant, Goldstein worked in branch libraries with large immigrant audiences by choice. She felt that understanding ...
Lee Max Friedman (1871–1957), U.S. lawyer, historian, and patron of learning. Friedman was born in Memphis, Tennessee, of German Jewish descent. He became a noted trial attorney in Boston and a teacher and scholar of law. He was vice president and professor of law at Portia Law School, Boston, contributing learned articles to law journals. Friedman was deeply interested in American Jewish history, and in 1903 he began his association with the American Jewish Historical Society, eventually servin...
Private research university with liberal arts focus; located in Waltham, Mass. From the description of Brandeis University correspondence, 1987. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 733080419 From the description of Brandeis University records, 1969. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 733069438 Collection materials date from 1923-2009, with the bulk of the collection being published during the Spanish Civil War, 1936-1939. These rich resources detail the politics, economics, ...
Journalist, author, and librarian; died 1975. Maiden name: Dorothy Godfrey. From the description of Papers of Dorothy G. Wayman, 1862-1971. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79449041 Journalist and author. Wayman was born in California, but grew up in Fitchburg, Massachusetts. From 1918 to 1922 she lived in Japan. After returning to the United States she worked for the FALMOUTH ENTERPRISE and the BOSTON GLOBE. Wayman published several books in her lifet...
Established in 1912 by Henrietta Szold to raise the standard of health in Palestine, to encourage the development of Jewish life in America, and to foster the Jewish ideal. From the description of Records, 1914-1960 [microform]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70960639 ...
Author. From the description of Mary Antin correspondence, 1934. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79449541 Mary Antin was an author and immigration rights activist. Born to a Jewish family in Polotsk in the Russian Pale of Settlement, she immigrated to the Boston area with her mother and siblings in 1894. Antin was heralded as a success story of what "free education and the European immigrant could make of each other," and in 1899 her letters to an uncle describing this journe...
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...
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Daughter of suffrage leaders Lucy Stone and Henry Browne Blackwell, Alice Stone Blackwell joined her parents in writing and editing the Woman's Journal. For additional biographical information, see Notable American Women, 1607-1950 (1971). From the description of Papers in the Woman's Rights Collection, 1885-1950 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232008749 Editor, The woman's journal and suffrage news. From the description of Letter, 1920 Apr...
Epithet: composer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000298.0x000051 ...
American author, editor, lecturer, and professor; editor of H.L. Mencken's periodical The American Mercury (1925-1935, 1943-1950); b. in Russia; d. 1979. From the description of Charles Angoff collection, 1927-1978. (Boston University). WorldCat record id: 79379637 ...
Edward D. Coleman was a musical arranger and composer. He was a member of the trio known as Day, Dawn, and Dusk. Coleman was Dawn; the other members of the trio included, at different times, Robert Carver, Augustus Dewey Simons, and Mack Smith. The group performed during the 1930s and 1940s. From the guide to the Edward D. Coleman papers, ca. 1944, (The New York Public Library. Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division.) ...
Founded in 1906 to safeguard the rights of Jews and to alleviate the consequences of persecution or disaster affecting them at home or abroad. ...
Robert Henry Pfeiffer ( 1892-1958 ) was born in Bologna, Italy . He received his MA and PhD from Harvard University . He was ordained as a Methodist minister in 1916 and held a pastorate in Sanborn, New York, from 1916 to 1919 . In 1922, he was hired as a professor at Harvard University and he was appointed Hancock Professor of Hebrew and Other Oriental Languages in 1953 . He also served as a professor at Boston University's School of Theology . He was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship in anthropo...