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Lyndon Baines Johnson, also known as LBJ, was born on August 27, 1908 at Stonewall, Texas. He was the first child of Sam Ealy Johnson, Jr., and Rebekah Baines Johnson, and had three sisters and a brother: Rebekah, Josefa, Sam Houston, and Lucia. In 1913, the Johnson family moved to nearby Johnson City, named for Lyndon''s forebears, and Lyndon entered first grade. On May 24, 1924 he graduated from Johnson City High School. He decided to forego higher education and moved to California with a few ...
Nelson Aldrich Rockefeller (July 8, 1908 – January 26, 1979) was an American businessman and politician who served as the 41st vice president of the United States from 1974 to 1977, and previously as the 49th governor of New York from 1959 to 1973. He also served as assistant secretary of State for American Republic Affairs for Presidents Franklin D. Roosevelt and Harry S. Truman (1944–1945) as well as under secretary of Health, Education and Welfare under Dwight D. Eisenhower from 1953 to 1954....
Upton Sinclair was born in Baltimore, Maryland in 1878. Sinclair was an American author, novelist, journalist, and political activist who wrote many books in several genres. He is most well-known for his exposé, The Jungle regarding conditions in Chicago's meat packing plants, which influenced the passage of the Meat Inspection Act and the Pure Food and Drug Act in 1906. Much of Sinclair's writing was related to the economic and social conditions of the early twentieth century. He was heavily in...
Dwight David Eisenhower (1890-1969) was leader of the Allied forces in Europe in World War II, commander of NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), and the thirty-fourth president of the United States, from January 20, 1953, to January 20, 1961. Eisenhower was born on October 14, 1890, in Denison, Texas, the third son of David Jacob Eisenhower, a railroad worker, and Ida Elizabeth Stover. In 1891, the family moved to Abilene, Kansas, where David accepted a job at a local creamery run by ...
Rabbi of Temple-Tifereth Israel, Cleveland, Ohio, and an international leader of the Zionist movement. From the description of Abba Hillel Silver papers, Series III, 1916-1945. (Rhinelander District Library). WorldCat record id: 302366540 Rabbi at The Temple, Cleveland, Ohio, and prominent internationally known leader of the Zionist movement for a Jewish homeland. For more biographical information, consult the guide to the microfilm edition of MS. 4787 Abba Hillel Silver Pap...
Rabbi. From the description of Papers, 1905-1958. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70946491 ...
Rabbi and professor of social studies at Hebrew Union College. From the description of Papers, 1902-1965. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70922431 Abraham Cronbach was born on February 16, 1882, the son of German immigrants, Marcus and Hannah (Itzig) Cronbach. Cronbach grew up in Indianapolis, where his father was a notions store retailer. In September 1898, Cronbach entered Hebrew Union College where, in conjunction with the University of Cincinnati, he studied ...
Epithet: Rabbi of the Congregation Temple Israel St Louis British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000561.0x000069 Reform rabbi; d. 1972. From the description of Papers, 1870-1971. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70960776 ...
Isserman was the senior rabbi at Temple Israel, which is located in a suburb of St. Louis. From the description of Correspondence to Franz Werfel, 1940. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155863096 ...
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...
The Central Conference of American Rabbis is the oldest rabbinical association in the United States, established by the Union of American Hebrew Congregations, a Reform group, in 1889. The Conference has played an influential role in interfaith relations, military chaplaincy, church and state issues, social action, and religious education. Cleveland, Ohio, rabbis who have served as president of the organization include Moses J. Gries, Louis Wolsey, Barnett R. Brickner, and Arthur J. Lelyveld. ...
Rabbi, historian and founder of the American Jewish Archives; taught at HUC from 1920-1995. From the description of Civil rights sermons collection, 1957 Mar.-1958 Mar. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 428817671 Rabbi, educator, historian, and writer, of Cincinnati, Ohio; d. 1995. From the description of Papers, 1910-1995. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70947128 Rabbi, historian, and founder of the American Jewish Archives; taught at HUC-JIR until his deat...
Epithet: US banker and diplomatist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001150.0x000351 Henry Morgenthau, Jr. (1891-1967), neighbor and life-long friend of Franklin D. Roosevelt, served under Governor Franklin D. Roosevelt as Conservation Commissioner of the State of New York from 1929 to 1933. He was also Chairman of the Advisory Commission on Agriculture, and member of the Taconic State Park Commission. Under Pres...
Albert Einstein was born at Ulm, in Württemberg, Germany, on March 14, 1879. Six weeks later the family moved to Munich, where he later on began his schooling at the Luitpold Gymnasium. Later, they moved to Italy and Albert continued his education at Aarau, Switzerland and in 1896 he entered the Swiss Federal Polytechnic School in Zurich to be trained as a teacher in physics and mathematics. In 1901, the year he gained his diploma, he acquired Swiss citizenship and, as he was...
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...
Rabbi, archaeologist, and president of Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion, and director of the American Schools of Oriental Research; d. 1972. From the description of Papers, 1918-1970. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70960621 Nelson Glueck served as Director of the American Schools of Oriental Research from 1936-1940. From the description of Expedition to Palestine; as related in the American Schools of Oriental Research Newsletter, 1939-1940. (Unk...
Rabbi, of Macon, Ga. From the description of Correspondence, 1921-1922. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70962523 ...
Senior rabbi of Anshe Chesed Congregation in Beachwood, Ohio, from 1958 to 1986, and senior rabbi emeritus from 1986 until his death in 1996. He played key roles in national and local Jewish organizations and fought actively for civil rights. He married Teela C. Stovsky Himelfarb in 1965. She was active as a volunteer leader and fundraiser for numerous organizations in the Cleveland area. Teela Lelyveld was also active as a professional model, television host, and public relations representative...
Epithet: OBE British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000429.0x0001a7 ...
Rabbi and president of Hebrew Union College. From the description of Papers, 1900-1974 (bulk 1940s-1974). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70960626 ...