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Jews and Jewish life

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources
Scope Note: Part of TARO subject browse terms

Found in 180 Collections and/or Records:

Star Furniture Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0897
Abstract

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

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0804
Abstract 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 - 2021

Stolbun/Workmen's Circle collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0783
Abstract

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

Sylvia and Morris Schultz papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0959
Abstract

This collection includes a confirmation certificate, wedding photographs, correspondence, newspaper clippings, and a 65th Anniversary booklet for Sylvia and Morris Schultz spanning the years 1944 to 2018.

Dates: 1944 - 2018

Tania Brown Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0842
Abstract

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

Temple Freda [Bryan, TX] collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0811
Abstract

The Temple Freda collection is made up of documents, photographs, and news clippings concerning one of the oldest religious buildings in Bryan, Texas. Though used for different things over the years, Temple Freda remains stalwart in its support for the Jewish community in Bryan, interacting with both congregation Beth Shalom, and the A&M Hillel in College Station.

Dates: 1912 - 2006

Terri Bamberger Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0952
Abstract

A Pleasantville brochure, a Jewish-Herald Voice Rosh Hashanah magazine, a B'nai B'rith Reflections Book, a photograph of Beth Jacob/Turnberry Circle, and Joske's and Weingarten employee pins document some activities that Terri Bamberger was involved in from 1951 to 2001.

Dates: 1951 - 2001

Texas Jewish Historical Society Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 1041
Abstract

Two boxes containing Texas Jewish Historical Society Newsletters, membership directories, and a brochure document some events and activities undertaken by the Texas Jewish Historical Society from 1999 to present.

Dates: 1999 - 2023

The New York Deli and Coffee Shop Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0875
Abstract

The New York Deli and Coffee Shop collection preserves a glimpse of the titular influential local community nexus. The kosher bagel shop has been passed down through three generations of Kornhaber family and has made its mark on the local populace with its friendly atmosphere and commitment to community service.

Dates: 2002 - 2005

Topek/Silverman Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0808
Abstract

The collection contains one folder of programs from events at Congregation Emanu El and Brith Shalom; a photograph of Joseph Silverman at the construction site for Houston's first modern skyscraper, the Melrose Building, downtown on the corner of Walker and San Jacinto; a newsclipping about Melvin Silverman's death; and a Beth Yeshurun newsletter.

Dates: 1951 - 1980