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24. South Texas Jewish Archives

 Record Group
Identifier: 24

Found in 174 Collections and/or Records:

Congregation Beth Israel collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0711
Abstract

The Congregation Beth Israel Collection offers a glimpse into the day-to-day goings-on of Congregation Beth Israel, with documents spanning a century of the Jewish temple’s existence. Books, memorabilia, directories, programs, sermons, and church bulletins from different decades show the similarities and changes at Beth Israel as it continues to grow with the rest of Houston’s Jewish Community.

Dates: 1854 - 2012

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

Jewish Federation of Greater Houston records

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0714
Abstract

This collection which spans 1939 to 2018 includes a 1939-1943 notebook from the Refugee Services Committee which assisted Jews fleeing the Nazi regime in WWII, as well as a variety of photographs of people and events from the Federation's activities in the 1980s. The addendum includes event programs, guides, and one VHS recording.

Dates: 1939 - 2018

Pryzant Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0716
Abstract

Family history materials, photographs, a diploma, and a cemetery deed document the lives of members of the Pryzant family from 1920 to 1994.

Dates: 1920 - 1994

Congregation Beth Yeshurun of Houston records

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0722
Abstract

This collection is made up of 51 boxes and includes materials from Congregation Adath Yeshurun, Congregation Beth El, and Congregation Beth Yeshurun; the Schwartz Family Library; materials from the congregations' merger; Shearith Israel Congregation in Wharton, Texas and a few other congregations from the years 1891-2021.

Dates: 1891 - 2021

Congregation Emanu El Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0726
Abstract

This collection is made up of six boxes containing administrative materials, bulletins, correspondence, event materials, organization/committee materials, photographs, publications, and transcripts of TV broadcasts from Congregation Emanu El, spanning the years 1943-2022.

Dates: 1943 - 2022

Rabbi Hyman Judah Schachtel papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0730
Abstract The holding consists of books (both written and owned by Rabbi Schachtel), unpublished sermons and miscellaneous writings, musical compositions, correspondence, newsclippings, transparencies, photographs (both loose and contained in scrapbooks), and architectural drawings and specifications. Also included are records, cassette tapes and reels containing recordings of Rabbi Schachtel speaking on the radio, and memorabilia related to President Lyndon B. Johnson, such as a telegram laminated to...
Dates: circa 1935-2001

Emery-Weiner School collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0731
Abstract

The collection consists of publications for a variety of purposes: student recruitment; fund-raising; periodic reporting, particularly to parents; and recording of community guidelines. Also included are student publications and an I. Weiner School yearbook. There are a few programs from student theater productions. Newsclippings and correspondence are also included.

Dates: 1978 - 2003

Houston Hillel Scrapbooks

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0732
Abstract

The collection consists of scrapbooks documenting the events and programs of Houston Hillel from 1975-2008, featuring photographs, event flyers, calendar, newsletters, news clippings, invitations, and other ephemera.

Dates: 1975 - 2008

Congregation Beth Am (Or Ami) Records

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0733
Abstract

The collection consists of one box of correspondence, event materials, news clippings, newsletters, and institutional records such as, committee meeting minutes, speeches, and fundraising materials from Congregation Beth Am between 1978 and 2022 and an oral history with Rabbi Gideon Estes in 2020.

Dates: 1978 - 2022