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Sherry Merfish Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 815
Overview The collection contains correspondence, awards, memorabilia, photographic slides, speeches, sermons, and conference/meeting and marketing/publicity materials that document Sherry Merfish's activism to end the negative stereotyping of Jewish women in the guise of the "Jewish American Princess" and, to a lesser extent, her work with EMILY'S List.
Dates: 1971 - 1993

Shirley Barish papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 755
Overview The collection contains correspondence, certificates, event materials, speeches and sermons, news clippings, newsletters, conference materials, photographs, a book draft and educational materials catalog, reports, and organizational materials that document Shirley Barish's time as an educator at Congregation Emanu El Religious School and as a youth group advisor for the Congregation's Temple youth groups.
Dates: 1965 - 2011

Sklar Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 789
Overview The Sklar Family papers contain photographs and certificates relevant to the Sklar family, such as Fred Sklar’s confirmation certificate and bar mitzvah materials. The papers offer a look at institutions such as the B’nai B’rith Youth Organization and Congregation Beth Jacob, and the ceremonies that tie families and communities together.
Dates: 1930 - 1954

S.L. Wisenberg family papers

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Identifier: MS 763
Overview This collections is made up of congregation Beth Yeshurun Anniversary/Dedication books and two scrapbooks containing photographs, school report cards, programs, newspaper clippings, agendas, and correspondence document the interests and activities of S.L. Wisenberg as a child between 1961 and 2001.
Dates: 1961 - 2001

Sol B. Weiner Papers

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Identifier: MS 913
Overview The collection consists of one folder consisting of an event program, photographs, and a photocopy from Beth Yeshurun's newsletter, The Message, documents a few events in the life of Sol B. Weiner from 1960 to 1985.
Dates: 1960 - 1985

Sol Schwartz family collection

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Identifier: MS 806
Overview The Sol Schwartz family collection provides an in-depth look at the experiences of a Jewish family growing up in Houston, particularly through Alex Schwartz’ Autobiography and the Board Minutes he took for Congregation Rodefei Sholom. With its American Mizrachi Women Chapter Directory, Column by Rabbi Segal praising Alex Schwartz, and the Torah awarded Sol Schwartz, the collection showcases multiple family members and their contributions to the Houston Jewish community.
Dates: 1927 - 2008

Star Furniture Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 897
Overview This collection is made up of two boxes containing photographs, news clippings, memorabilia, financial documents, and event programs from Star Furniture, and an oral history conducted with Shirley Wolff Toomim and Ellen Toomim Robinson spanning the years 1925-2021.
Dates: 1925 - 2021

Steven Fenberg papers

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Identifier: MS 804
Overview The Steven Fenberg Papers are comprised of books, correspondence, documents, and newsprint relevant to the life of Steven Fenberg--America’s top scholar of influential Houston mogul Jesse H. Jones. Though many of the materials concern Jones, the rest explore Fenberg’s other philanthropic interests and connections with the wider Houston community, such as his patronage of AIDS Foundation Houston and affiliation with Congregation Emanu El. Additionally family records such as World War II...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1926 - 2019

Stolbun/Workmen's Circle collection

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Identifier: MS 783
Overview This collection contains materials relevant to the century-old Workmen’s Circle, a social justice organization dedicated to preserving Jewish identity and activism. The materials include group portraits of members in 1925 and 1945, and a Certificate of Service presented to Edith Winograd Stolbun, whose son donated the collection.
Dates: 1925, 1945

Tania Brown Family Papers

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Identifier: MS 842
Overview The Tania Brown Family Papers feature the wartime record of Frank Brown, shown through correspondence and documents, and Rachel Mayer Brown’s involvement in the Texas Southern Region’s Hadassah Organization through a photo album memorializing her experiences and connections to the larger Jewish Community.
Dates: 1940 - 1997

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