Jews and Jewish life
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Found in 131 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: MS 796
Overview The collection includes one folder containing wedding invitations from Elizabeth Schreiber's maternal grandparents and great-grandparents, a Certificate of Confirmation from Beth Israel, San Jacinto high school diploma, photographs of the 1946 San Jacinto high school baseball team and their 50th reunion, and the Sigma Theta Pi spring formal and STP sorority pin.
Dates: 1928 - 1996
Identifier: MS 748
Overview Organizational papers, photographs, scrapbooks, correspondence and newsletters document the coordination and implementation of annual events organized by B'nail B'rith Women's Council, including awards dinners to honor the Good Heart Humanitarian Award recipient.
Dates: 1952 - 2000
Identifier: MS 749
Overview This collection is made up of one box containing awards, books, event materials, memorabilia, and organization documents from the B'nai B'rith Youth Organization, spanning from 1956-2011.
Dates: 1956 - 2011
Identifier: MS 867
Overview The Bob Rubin collection provides a glimpse into the life of a young Jewish man growing up within the Houston communities of his school system and synagogue in the 1950s and 60s. Bob Rubin’s dedication to his studies and wider community is well-documented in the collection materials, which range from report cards and yearbooks to photographs and graduation certificates.
Dates: 1952 - 1990
Identifier: MS 734
Overview Artifacts, marketing materials, newsletters, and organizational materials document activities, events, news, and operations of Camp Young Judaea in Texas and the surrounding region from 1949-2012.
Dates: 1949 - 2012
Identifier: MS 988
Overview One box containing Jewish Community Center materials, a BBG booklet, and a memoir by Lena Zellah Dow Caplan document some of the history of, and activities participated in by, the Caplan / Wilk families.
Dates: 1969 - 2006
Identifier: MS 836
Overview The collection contains one box of convention materials, newsletters, directories, and event materials collected by Carolyn Litowich during her time as a member of B'nai B'rith Youth Organiztion/B'nai B'rith Girls in the 1950's.
Dates: 1952 - 1958
Identifier: MS 833
Overview The Chabad of Houston collection contains materials related to the institution’s many programs, its history, and especially the galas and events celebrating the impact the Chabad has had on the Houston Jewish community.
Dates: 1990 - 2016
Identifier: MS 919
Overview Two boxes consisting of photographs, news clippings, school materials, certificates and diploma, programs/booklets, correspondence, speeches, and invitations, document part of the lives of members of the Chaskin / Hecht family from 1917 to 1995.
Dates: 1917 - 1995
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