Papers, 1940-1987 (bulk 1945-1960).


Granoff, A. J., 1897-1970. Papers, 1940-1987 (bulk 1945-1960).

Papers, 1940-1987 (bulk 1945-1960).

Granoff's papers primarily document his association with Eddie Jacobson, a longtime friend of Harry S. Truman, and most importantly the effort in which he and Jacobson joined to persuade President Truman to support the partition of Palestine and to recognize the state of Israel. Correspondence file contains correspondence and other materials documenting Granoff's personal life and public activities including information pertaining to the efforts made by Granoff and Jacobson to promote Jewish interests in Palestine and eventual U.S. diplomatic recognition of the new state of Israel in 1948, Granoff's involvement with the Jewish community of Kansas City, Mo., his association with B'nai B'rith and other Jewish organizations, and his efforts to memorialize Jacobson's contributions to the Jewish people. Eddie Jacobson correspondence file consists of correspondence and other materials documenting Jacobson's activities from 1945 to 1955, and particularly his role in the founding of the modern state of Israel, including Jacobson's correspondence with officials of B'nai B'rith and other Jewish organizations, Israeli Embassy in Washington, and with such prominent persons as Dr. Chaim Weizmann and Israeli Ambassador Abba Eban. Subject file includes correspondence, printed material, legal documents, and other items relating to Granoff's law practice, his friendship with Eddie Jacobson and involvement in various memorial tributes to Jacobson following his friend's death in 1955, his interest in Jewish affairs and the state of Israel, and his association with Harry S. Truman. Printed materials file contains newspaper clippings relating to Granoff, Loeb Granoff, Eddie Jacobson, Harry S. Truman, and the Harry S. Truman Library in Independence, Mo.

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