Papers, 1900-1951.

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Billikopf, Jacob, 1883-1950. Papers, 1900-1951.

Papers, 1900-1951.

Collection includes correspondence, newsclippings, photographs, and miscellaneous items relating to Billikopf's efforts as a fund raiser and social activist and deal almost exclusively with the voluntary community aspects of his career with the bulk of the correspondence spanning the years, 1930-1950. Notable correspondents include Dean Acheson, Bernard Baruch, Adolf Berle, David A. Brown, David Dubinsky, Irénée Du Pont, Solomon Freehof, Henry J. Haskell, Alvin Johnson, Horace M. Kallen, Judah L. Magnes, Abba Hillel Silver, Charles P. Taft, Robert F. Wagner, Morris D. Waldman, Felix Warburg, Chaim Weizmann, and Stephen S. Wise. Topics of interest include antisemitism, fund raising, immigration, labor relations, Palestine, refugees, and Zionism.

15.8 linear ft.

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Brown, David Abraham, 1875-1958

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Baruch, Bernard M. (Bernard Mannes), 1870-1965

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Silver, Abba Hillel, 1893-1963

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Johnson, Alvin Saunders, 1874-1971

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Berle, A. A. (Adolf Augustus), 1866-1960

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Dubinsky, David, 1892-1982

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"Permanent deposit" From the description of International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union. David Dubinsky, Memorabilia. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 64059271 1892 Born February 22nd in Brest-Litovsk, then in Russia, son of Bezalel and Shaina (Malka) Dobnievsky. Moved to Lodz, where the family operated a bakery. ...

Wise, Stephen Samuel, 1874-1949

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Stephen Samuel Wise was born in Budapest, Hungary, and came to the United States the following year. He graduated with honors from Columbia University and in 1893 he was ordained in Austria "The People's Rabbi," as Wise would later be known, developed his deep concern for the less fortunate at an early age. Wise fought for housing projects, the abolition of child labor, the improvement of working conditions, securing rights for female workers and equal rights for African Americans. He founded th...

Waldman, Morris D. (Morris David), 1879-

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Rabbi, social worker, and organization executive; d. 1963. From the description of Papers, 1912-1963. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70962543 ...

Freehof, Solomon Bennett, 1892-1990

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Dr. Solomon B. Freehof was born in London in 1892 and at the age of eleven came to America. He settled in Cincinnati and was ordained in 1915. He settled in Pittsburgh in 1934 and was rabbi for the Rodef Shalom Congregation in Squirrel Hill. From the description of Solomon B. Freehof papers 1931-1986. (Historical Society of W Pennsylvania). WorldCat record id: 48861300 Rabbi who spent the bulk of his career at Rodef Shalom Temple in Pittsburgh, Pa.; author of Jewish responsa...

Haskell, Henry Joseph, 1874-1952

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Warburg, Felix M. (Felix Moritz), 1871-1937

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Magnes, Judah Leon, 1877-1948

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Taft, Charles Phelps, 1843-1929

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Billikopf, Jacob, 1883-1950

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Leader in Jewish philanthropy, social legislation, and labor management relations; b. in Russia; emigrated to the U.S. in 1896. From the description of Papers, 1900-1951. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70958905 Leader in Jewish philanthropy, social legislation, and labor management relations; b. in Russia; emigrated to the U.S. in 1896. He died in Philadelphia, Pa. From the description of Jacob Billikopf will, 1950 Dec. 31. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71748493...

Kallen, Horace Meyer, 1882-1974

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Jewish American philosopher and author; friend and pupil of William James. From the description of H.M. Kallen letter to [Harry?] Salpeter, 1918 November 5. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 76924359 From the description of H. M. Kallen letter to [Harry?] Salpeter [manuscript], 1918 November 5. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647999274 Philosopher and educator. From the description of Autograph letters signed (13) and autograph ...

Weizmann, Chai͏̈m, 1874-1952

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Acheson, Dean, 1893-1971

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Du Pont, Irénée, 1876-1963

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Wagner, Robert F. (Robert Ferdinand), 1877-1953

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