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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:

Tradition Board Game Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0900
Abstract

Planning materials, board games, a scrapbook, press releases and other publicity materials document the activities undertaken by Estelle Panzer, Janis Odensky, and Judy Jordan between 1984 and 1989 to create the Tradition Jewish trivia board game. The collection also includes an oral history with Estelle Panzer and Janis Odensky conducted in 2019.

Dates: 1984 - 2019

United Orthodox Synagogues records

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0712
Abstract

This collection is made up of eight boxes containing books, bulletins, correspondence, event materials, financial records, flyers, newspaper clippings, pamphlets, photographs, plaques, programs, scrapbooks, videos, and yearbooks from United Orthodox Synagogues spanning from 1935 to 2023.

Dates: 1935 - 2023

Wagman Family photos

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0799
Abstract

The Wagman family photos offer a glimpse into the growth of a Jewish family that immigrated from Romania in the early 1900s and made a place for themselves in America. Interconnected with several other Jewish families in the Houston area, the Wagman family photographs fill out the genealogical web that intertwines much of the Houston Jewish community.

Dates: 1920 - 1955

Weinstein Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0857
Abstract

The Weinstein Family papers showcase Irving and Lily Weinstein, and their ties to the broader Houston Jewish community. Irving’s service in World War II and Lily’s civic engagement with both San Jacinto High School and Congregation Beth Israel are preserved in the letters they exchanged while Irving was overseas. Featuring photographs, news clippings, and a plethora of military correspondence and documentation, the Weinstein Family papers offer insight into a century of Jewish History.

Dates: 1912 - 2012

Westheimer/Simon Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0876
Abstract

The Westheimer/Simon family papers span several generations of the family living in Houston, and making their mark on the Houston Jewish community. With a variety of materials ranging from correspondence to photographs, sermons to yearbooks, the Westheimer/Simon family papers are a rich trove for any researcher interested in the history of one of Houston’s more influential families.

Dates: 1920 - 2012

Wharton County Historical Museum collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 1089
Abstract

Five boxes containing two Hadassah ledgers (1920s-1940s), five parochet, three photographs, 1908 prayer book and Judaism instruction book, and a wooden replica of the ten commandments document activities that took place in the Wharton County Jewish community from 1868 to 1988.

Dates: 1868 - 1988

Wolf / Mazow Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0953
Abstract

One box of newspaper clippings, photographs, magazine articles, writings, correspondence, agendas, yearbooks, a musical score, and a Holocaust curriculum book documents the lives of members of the Wolf / Mazow family from 1935 to 2018.

Dates: 1935 - 2018

Yellen Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0838
Abstract

The Yellen Family papers are comprised of photographs and memorabilia related to Milton Yellen’s time practicing dentistry in New Guinea for the army during World War II, and photographs and newsclippings of his wife Florence Kless Yellen throughout her life. The collection also contains religious and army certificates, publications, and correspondence depicting the Yellen family’s connections to the Jewish community.

Dates: 1935 - 1998

Young Israel of Houston programs

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0791
Abstract

The Young Israel Houston collection is made up of seven anniversary programs which contain historical details of the Jewish community at different points in time.

Dates: 2004 - 2012

Zimmerman Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0947
Abstract

The collection consists of photographs, baseball medals, political memorabilia, and family genealogy materials spanning the years 1908 to 1990.

Dates: 1908 - 1990