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American Jewish Committee records

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Identifier: MS 780
Overview This collection contains materials pertaining to the Texas Jewish Feminist Conference led by Sandra Block as a part of the American Jewish Committee Houston Branch.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1984; 1990-92

Bell Family collection

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Identifier: MS 787
Overview The Bell family collection contains materials from various family members, such as a photograph of Boris “Bussie” Bell’s bowling team, report cards from Walter Bell’s school days, and piano recital programs featuring Marian Bell. A later addendum contributed photo albums of both the extended Bell family and activities with the Nite Owls at the Jewish Community Center, and the Workmen’s Circle. The materials are social in nature and reveal the Bell family’s connections to the larger Houston...
Dates: 1935 - 2004

Bennet L. "Bill" Blumberg scrapbook collection

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Identifier: MS 809
Overview The Bennet L. "Bill" Blumberg scrapbook collection is made up of one award and two scrapbooks containing photographs and news-clippings depicting the lives of Bill Blumberg, his wife Helen, and their family.
Dates: 1940s, 1974

Christy Poisot Filipino-American materials

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Identifier: MS 912
Overview The materials in this collection reflect the activities of the Houston Filipino American community, over several generations. These activities include political and historical achievements, such as Filipino American WWII Soldier Recognition project materials, Filipino Veterans of World War II Congressional Gold Medal Act celebrations; celebrating Filipino American History Month; as well as cultural resources such as a community cookbook, and a Filipino American history book. The collection also...
Dates: 2014 - 2018

Colish/Samuels Family Papers

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Identifier: MS 873
Overview The Colish / Samuels Family Papers follow the early days of Rabbi Robert Lewis Samuels through his attendance at Lanier Junior High and San Jacinto High School, his Confirmation, and participation in activities like the Aleph Zadik Aleph organization and sports teams for football and baseball.
Dates: 1943 - 1951

David Wolf Family papers

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Identifier: MS 757
Overview The David Wolf Family papers contain religious certificates, photographs, news clippings, and books related to members of the extended Wolf family. Dated throughout the 1900s, the materials showcase Jewish traditions and engagements of three generations of the Wolf family.
Dates: 1908 - 1970

Fink Family Papers

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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

Hallie Rienzi Johnston Russell Thomas Flint papers

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Identifier: MS 116
Abstract: This collection contains articles written by Hallie Rienzi for the Houston Daily Post under the pseudonym Harriot Russell as well as personal and family papers.
Dates: 1912 - 1965

Jeanmarie Amend Collection

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Identifier: UA 410
Overview The Jeanmarie Amend collection is a snapshot of the life of a student at Rice in the early 1980s. A prolific writer (both professionally and personally), Jeanmarie recorded several journals detailing her time at Rice. In addition to her school papers, the collection contains schoolbooks, news clippings, correspondence, photographs, and memorabilia--each contributing the the vibrant picture of Jeanmarie’s university days.
Dates: 1977 - 1982

Libby and Edward Marvins Papers

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Identifier: MS 782
Overview This collection contains documents and memorabilia donated by Libby and Edward Marvins related to their time as congregants at Emanu El. The materials (including photos, newsprint, correspondence, and other unique items) offer insight into the events and organizations of the Houston Jewish community in the latter half of the 20th century.
Dates: 1912 - 2007