Bernard G. Richards papers

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Richards, Bernard G. (Bernard Gerson), 1877-1971. Bernard G. Richards papers, 1897-1967

Bernard G. Richards papers

1897-1967

Correspondence, clippings, pamphlets, reports, and other material concerning Zionist activity, American Jewish Congress, publishing and journalism, race relations and anti-Semitism, displaced persons following World War II, Jewish communities in the United States, Canada, and Mexico, and other subjects. Correspondents include Cyrus Adler, Mary Antin, Joseph Barondess, Saul Bellow, Yehoash (Solomon Bloomgarten), Louis Brandeis, Felix Frankfurter, Nahum Goldman, Morris Hillquit, Vladimir Jabotinsky, Horace Kallen, Louis Lipsky, Julian Mack, Judah L. Magnes, Jacob H. Schiff, Nahum Sokolow, Arthur Hays Sulzberger, Nachman Syrkin, Henrietta Szold, Stephen Wise, Israel Zangwill, and others.

8.19 Linear feet in 19 and one half document box

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