Jewish-community. Jewish community
Materials from the Jewish communities in and around Houston, Texas
Found in 136 Collections and/or Records:
Farfel Family Papers
Identifier: MS 879
Overview The collection consists of twenty four boxes containing correspondence, photographs, awards, news clippings, University of Houston Board of Regents records, contracts, financial documents and business records ranging from the 1920s to the 1980s.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1927 - 1988
Fink Family Papers
Identifier: MS 759
Overview The Fink family Papers are comprised of photographs of the Fink family, the Purple Heart medal awarded to Harold Fink for his wartime service, and various papers related to the B’nai B’rith Youth Organization and Echo Hill Ranch---both organizations that nurture and encourage the growth of Jewish Teens.
Dates: 1930 - 1987
Fisher family papers
Identifier: MS 819
Overview The Fisher Family papers include materials related to Rabbi Henry Cohen and his tenure at congregation B’nai Israel. A writer as a well as a scholar and community activist, Cohen’s knowledge of Jewry in Texas survives in the writings he left behind.
Dates: 1932 - 1941
Freed/Fisherman Family Papers
Identifier: MS 0974
Overview The collection is made up of three boxes and one map-drawer containing awards and certificates, correspondence, event materials, photographs, posters, and publications from the Freed/Fisherman family, spanning 1915 to 2011.
Dates: 1915 - 2011
Friedman Family Papers
Identifier: MS 832
Overview Made up of mostly class photos from Beth Yeshurun Day school, the Friedman Family papers show David and Rachel Friedman growing up in the tight-knit community formed by Beth Yeshurun’s outreach to Houston Jews.
Dates: 1970 - 2013
Gaber / Kline Family Papers
Identifier: MS 854
Overview This collection is made up of four boxes containing certificates, correspondence, event materials, memorabilia, news clippings, photographs, scrapbooks, and publications from the Gaber/Kline Family, spanning from 1916 to 2017.
Dates: 1916 - 2017
Geller and allied families papers
Identifier: MS 0768
Overview This collection contains photographs, clippings, correspondence, and newsletters related to members of the Geller and Leff families.
Dates: 1896 - 2000
Gertrude Estelle Denn papers
Identifier: MS 765
Overview News clippings, a dance card, reunion and senior class night programs, a high school yearbook, and photographs record events in Gertrude Denn's life - predominantly in the 1940s.
Dates: 1938 - 2002
Gigi Yellen-Kohn Family papers
Identifier: MS 856
Overview The Gigi Yellen-Kohn family papers are comprised of documents, news-clippings, photographs, and memorabilia from the Yellen-Kohn family. A family tree of the Yellen-Kohn family can be found in the control folder.
Dates: 1913 - 1973
Greenfield Family papers
Identifier: MS 860
Overview The collection consists of one box containing nine letters in Yiddish from Morris Greenfield to his future wife, Bessie Peters (Polycov), in 1915 and one large family photograph with three generation of Greenfields from 1918.
Dates: 1915 - 1918