Jews and Jewish life
Subject Source: Local sourcesScope Note: TARO subject browse term
Found in 131 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: MS 769
Overview The collection includes certificates, correspondence, family photos, publications, a Bellaire High School commencement program, speeches, a scrapbook, an oral history, and memorabilia from the 1960 Democratic National Convention that document the activities of Stephen Kaufman, primarily, and to a lesser extent his wife, Ann, and both of their families.
Dates: 1900 - 2021
Identifier: MS 801
Overview The collection consists of one box of event materials, a booklet about the history of Beaumont Texas, and four photographs.
Dates: 1952 - 1987
Identifier: MS 834
Overview The collection consists of one box of correspondence to members of the Kristal family from 1921 to 1925, including two wedding invitations, and one news clipping. The majority of the correspondence is in Yiddish and much of it is from relatives in the Poland.
Dates: 1921 - 1925
Identifier: MS 902
Overview This collection is made up of one box containing administrative records, books, correspondences, news clippings, photographs, and programs from Temple B'nai Israel donated by the Lack Family, spanning from 1877-2019.
Dates: 1877 - 2019
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 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