Papers, 1902-1965.

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Papers, 1902-1965.

Collection contains correspondence, manuscripts, reports, minutes, near print, and miscellaneous items relating to Cronbach's publications, his rabbinical career at the Reform congregation of Temple Beth El in South Bend, Ind., Free Synagogue in New York City, Akron (Ohio) Hebrew Congregation, and institutional chaplain for the Chicago Federation of Synagogues, his activities at the Hebrew Union College in Cincinnati, and his involvement with various Jewish and pacifist societies and organizations including Central Conference of American Rabbis, Union of American Hebrew Congregations, Cincinnati's Jewish Community House, Cincinnati Big Brothers Association, Peace Heroes Memorial Society, Jewish Peace Fellowship, and Committee to Secure Justice in the Rosenberg Case. Of special interest are the "Rosenberg/Sobell espionage cases" files, which trace the fight for their clemency. These files also contain the responses to Cronbach's numerous letters urging others to join in the fight. Correspondents include Mary Antin, Clarence Darrow, John Dewey, Ismar Elbogen, Nelson Glueck, Emil G. Hirsch, Cordell Hull, Carl G. Jung, Horace M Kallen, Kaufmann Kohler, Lily H. Montagu, Julian Morgenstern, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Murray Seasongood, and Stephen S. Wise.

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