Papers, 1890-1948.


Papers, 1890-1948.

Correspondence, ca. 1909-ca. 1935, concerning Jewish history and current affairs, journalism, work of the A.S. Freidus Memorial Committee, 1928, JEWISH MORNING JOURNAL (MORGEN ZSHURNAL), Sunday blue laws, Orthodox Jewish affairs, and personal business, particularly retrieval by Wiernik of property in Germany following World War I. Greetings to Wiernik on his 60th and 70th birthdays, 1925 and 1935; meeting notices for Chavruta, Hebraicist organization, 1929-1933; stockholders notices from Haitian-American Corporation, 1920-1924; notes, manuscripts, lectures, publications on Jewish history, religion, politics, education, Zionism, and other topics; clippings of articles by Wiernik and others; minutes and correspondence, 1925-1936, concerning the Israel Matz Foundation supporting Hebrew writers and scholars; photographs of Wiernik, family members, and others; checkbooks and stubs; and plays by his sister, Bertha Wiernik, and others, 1947-1948. Also, files including correspondence, minutes, and reports concerning work with the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC), the Central Committee for the Relief of Jews Suffering Through the War, American Joint Reconstruction Foundation, American Jewish Relief Foundation, JDC Executive Committee minutes, 1920-1932, and Reconstruction Committee. There are also photograph albums of the JDC Child Care Dept. in Europe, 1926.

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