Jews and Jewish life
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Found in 162 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: MS 695
Overview The Lenard Gabert, Sr. Architectural Records, 1930-2002 contains over 250 drawings on a variety of paper types and sizes, reflecting the architectural style of the time. Older drawings are often on brown tracing paper, moving to sheaves of pre-marked white planning paper, with the more modern ones printed in bound packets. Some of the drawings have complete plans with indexes (Arranged by category: Constructive, Architectural, Structural, Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing), and many include...
Identifier: MS 798
Overview The Leon Nad Family Archive contains photographs and a single program reflecting the experiences of family members, including the titular Leon and his father Irving. Both vibrant members of the community, Leon made his mark with his work in tax policy, and Irving through philanthropy.
Dates: 1900 - 1964
Identifier: MS 795
Overview This collection contains a photograph, merchandise tokens, and an historical write-up about the Levine brothers which documents a small part of the history of Levine Bros. General/Department Store in Sealy, Texas, between the years 1947 and 2018.
Dates: 1947 - 2018
Identifier: MS 758
Overview A school yearbook and memory book, diplomas and certificates, news clippings, event programs, business materials, and photographs document the lives and careers of members of the Levy and Cohen families from 1918 to 2003.
Dates: 1918 - 2003
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 as well as an oral history conducted with Libby Marvins by staff with the Houston Jewish History Archive in 2018. 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 - 2018
Identifier: MS 1003
Overview One box of correspondence, family history materials, photographs, and publications document the lives of the Loeb/Blank family from 1736-2002.
Dates: 1736 - 2002
Identifier: MS 0914
Overview This collection consists of two boxes containing Emanuel (Beaumont) programs, news clippings, photographs, certificates, a remembrance card, marriage contract (Ketubah), and legal documents, such as deeds and wills, ranging from 1834 to 1995.
Dates: 1834 - 1995
Identifier: MS 737
Overview The Marilyn Hassid SAR Collection contains materials from the Houston Chapter of the nation’s largest Jewish Fraternity, giving insight into the chapter’s events and day-to-day existence.
Dates: 1939 - 2018
Identifier: MS 739
Overview This collection consists of one box containing news clippings, membership cards, photographs, and biographical information documenting the lives of Martin and Naomi Warren from 1952-2010.
Dates: 1952 - 2010
Identifier: MS 784
Overview The Martin Nathan Collection contains photographs and scrapbook pages depicting Martin Nathan over the course of his life, with a focus on his Bar Mitzvah. The detailed identification of attendees and extensive gift list offer a clear depiction of the ceremony.
Dates: 1944 - 1963