Jewish-community. Jewish community
Materials from the Jewish communities in and around Houston, Texas
Found in 138 Collections and/or Records:
Meyerland Minyan collection
Identifier: MS 790
Overview The Meyerland Minyan collection is made up of five anniversary programs which contain historical details of the Minyan community at different points in time.
Dates: 2007 - 2014
Meyerland Plaza development photographs and newsclippings collection
Identifier: MS 115
Overview This collections consists of photographic views of construction of Meyerland Plaza, and of its tenant businesses. Included also is a series of press clippings detailing the court conflict between a group headed by T.A. Robinson and another by Harris McAshan and Associates to charter a single bank in Meyerland Plaza.
Dates: 1950 - 1984
Michael Bogdanow Young Judaea collection
Identifier: MS 1004
Overview One box containing Texas-Oklahoma-Louisiana Young Judaea regional directories, Camp Young Judaea summer camp brochure, and T-O-L Outlook newletters document some activities undertaken by members of Young Judaea from 1962 to 1971.
Dates: 1962 - 1971
Miron / Berman Family Papers
Identifier: MS 839
Overview One box of photographs, citizenship documentation, marriage and death records, correspondence, biographical information, education records, military paperwork, and family history and genealogy materials document the lives of some of the Miron / Berman family from 1924 to 1982.
Dates: 1924 - 1982
Morton and Jean Levy papers
Identifier: MS 845
Overview The collection consists of one box containing a scrapbook of, primarily, Morton Levy's architectural drawings of the proposed renovation to Congregation Brith Shalom's interior, correspondence, newsclippings, and photographs of the congregation's interior from 1986-1996. In addition to the drawings in the scrapbook there are ten prints from Levy's portfolio (1997) of a number of synagogues that he worked on. The rest of the material -- two Congregation Beth Israel bulletins, newsclippings, and...
Dates: 1948 - 1997
Nancy Freed Papers
Identifier: MS 986
Overview One box and one map-drawer of newspaper clippings, event programs, newsletters, membership directories, service packets, magazines, photographs, and posters documents activities the Freed family was involved in from 1982 to 2020.
Dates: 1982 - 2020
Phyllis Kaufman family papers
Identifier: MS 840
Overview This collection contains materials from a large scrapbook created, primarily, by Phyllis Kaufman's father, Norman Belasco, which documents some of his twenty year career with NASA from 1963 to 1983, including correspondence, certificates, awards, diplomas, news clips, patents, and photographs. The collection also includes ten photographs from Phyllis's time as an instructor at I. Weiner Secondary School in Houston, including a panoramic photograph of a group of students on a trip to Washington...
Dates: 1954 - 2005
Pryzant Family Papers
Identifier: MS 0716
Overview Family history materials, photographs, a diploma, and a cemetery deed document the lives of members of the Pryzant family from 1920 to 1994.
Dates: 1920 - 1994
Rabbi Hyman Judah Schachtel papers
Identifier: MS 730
Overview The holding consists of books (both written and owned by Rabbi Schachtel), unpublished sermons and miscellaneous writings, musical compositions, correspondence, newsclippings, transparencies, photographs (both loose and contained in scrapbooks), and architectural drawings and specifications. Also included are records, cassette tapes and reels containing recordings of Rabbi Schachtel speaking on the radio, and memorabilia related to President Lyndon B. Johnson, such as a telegram laminated to a...
Dates: circa 1935-2001
Rabbi Jimmy Kessler Collection
Identifier: MS 887
Overview This collection is made up of two boxes containing correspondence, media, event materials, directories, and memorabilia that document part of Rabbi Jimmy Kessler's life from 1943 to 2019.
Dates: 1943 - 2019