Southern Jewish Historical Society Records 
   
   
Inventory- Part 1
   
     
Box#/Folder#
I.   SJHS Administrative Records    
         
       
Box 1
         
  A. History: Includes general letter (1956) from Saul Viener gauging interest in the creation of a Southern (American) Jewish Historical Society in Richmond (VA); press release and fact sheet (1978) re. official reorganization of the Southern Jewish Historical Society; essay (date?); "Roots of the Southern Jewish Historical Society/The Recollections of Saul Viener"; guideline sheet, "Starting A Historical Society"; essay, "In the Beginning" by Sol Breibart re. his recollection of the re-establishment of the SJHS.  
1/1
         
  B. Constitution and By-laws: several drafts (earliest ca. 1978); includes proposed changes (1985, 1990) to the SJHS Constitution and By-Laws.  
1/2
         
  C. IRS Records (1979-1989): Notice of Employer Identification Number (1979); correspondence, and application (1986) granting SJHS 501 (c) (3) tax exempt status; Corporation Registration applications/records for State of Georgia (1987-1988); correspondence (1989) re. transfer of corporation status from Georgia to South Carolina .  
1/3
         
  D. Corporation Certificates: SC Incorporation certificate, March 21, 1986; certificates and paperwork re. SJHS fulfillment of South Carolina tax requirements.  
1/4
         
  E. Resolutions: Resolutions of Appreciation recognizing efforts of SJHS members who organized annual conferences, newsletters and other publications; resolution acknowledging Solomon Breibart’s extensive involvement with the SJHS.   
1/5
       
  F. Reports of the President (1985, 1989, 1991, 1997): Typescripts of reports on SJHS activities presented at annual conferences and published in the SJHS newsletter.  
1/6
         
  D. Executive Board Members: lists of SJHS Executive Board members 1982-1985, 1988-1993, 1996.  
1/7
         
  E. Committee Appointments: Lists of SJHS committee, 1983-1986, 1995-1996; (1985-86 only names committee chairs)  
1/8
         
  F. Memos to Executive Board (1978-1996): from various SJHS presidents; topics include: changes to the constitution and by-laws; annual meeting plans; grant applications, increasing membership; budget issues; ideas and suggestions for annual conference programs; board elections; meeting agendas and notices; updates on committee work.  
1/9
         
  G. Executive Board Meeting Minutes (1982-2000): Typescripts of agendas and minutes taken at the SJHS Executive Board meetings (most held at the annual conference); topics include: committee reports (publications, archives, finance, etc.); discussion re. annual conference plans and membership issues; financial matters, grant applications and awards; SJHS logo and newsletter.  
1/10
       
  H. General Business Meeting Minutes (1984-1998): Typescripts of agenda and minutes taken at the general membership Business Meetings (held at annual conference); contain comments from committee chairs and members re.: budget; Executive Board member nominations; B.H. Levy award; tactics for expanding the membership; announcements of regional projects on Jewish history; public relations matters.  
1/11
         
  I. Suggested Guidelines for Annual Conference: "General Recommendations" prepared by Harriet Stern detail basics of conference planning including: designation of convention hotel, meal suggestions, logistics of sessions, transportation, etc; includes typescript of "Duties of Local Chairs and Their Committee"; "Notes for Conference Guidelines" prepared by Janice Blumberg (1985) for the Executive Board.  
1/12
         
  J. Archives Committee (1983-2000): Correspondence re. depositing SJHS archives at Tulane University; bulk of correspondence (1998-2000) documents donation of SJHS archives to the College of Charleston’s Jewish Heritage Collection; lists of archive committee members and "Mission Statement for Southern Jewish Historical Society Archives."  
1/13
         
  H. Conference Committee (1995): Includes list of names of those appointed to the Committee for SJHS 1995 New Orleans conference; "Policy for Host Committee" (date?) breaks down host committee responsibilities  
1/14
         
  I. Educational Outreach Committee (1986): Committee report lists individuals contacted to help fulfill the committee’s goal to "draw up a list of educational needs that may be met by the Southern Jewish Historical Society"; includes suggestions for educational outreach (instruction kits, educational curricula, poster exhibits.)  
1/15
         
  J. Grants Committee (1988-1998): Reports presented at Executive Board meetings; include discussion re. guidelines for grants and awards; how to advertise grants; lists of award recipients and projects for various years; recommendations for future grant submission procedures; discussion of grant categories; correspondence re. SJHS support of other projects and with Mrs. B.H. Levy re. establishment of the B.H. Levy award.  
1/16
         
  K. Membership Committee (1986-1998): Includes "Tentative Job Description for the Membership Chair"; committee reports presented at annual meetings include membership statistics and information about different membership categories; mentions Life Memberships, membership drives, etc.  
1/17
         
  L. Newsletter Committee (1985-1998): Procedures for producing the SJHS newsletter; newsletter committee reports presented at annual conference; budgets; drafts of newsletter articles including essay on the Jewish community in Florida; list (1993) of scholars and Jewish organizations that received a complimentary newsletter.  
1/18
         
  M. Nominations Committee (1995): List of Nominations Committee members  
1/19
         
  N. Publications Committee (1987-1998): Correspondence highlighting SJHS publications; committee correspondence re. possibility of reinstating a Journal of Southern Jewish History; solicitation of manuscripts for such a publication; lists (1995) of committee members.  
1/20
         
  O. Public Relations Committee (1982-1995): Public Relations Committee Report (Nov. 1982), details news releases sent to Jewish periodicals re. SJHS activities; Public Relations Report (1985); copy of press release listing 1987-1988 SJHS officers; list of PR committee members (date?)  
1/21
         
  P. Programs Committee (1992): List of committee members   
1/22
         
  Q. Resource and Historical Site Committee (1983-1995): Report of the Resource Committee (1983) describes project between SJHS and Tulane University to develop a Southern Jewish Archives; questionnaire sent to general membership to gauge interest/experience among members in bringing American Jewish history to the public; correspondence (1986) re. organization of a tour of Southern Jewish communities (1986); report of historical sites committee (1985) highlights efforts to save neglected cemeteries; historic sites of Jewish interest in Savannah, GA.  
1/23
         
  R. Special Projects Committee (1987-1988): Committee report discusses possibility of SJHS funding the printing of finished works accepted for publication and possibly providing a grant to students researching the Southern Jewish Experience; details re. funding research projects and publishing conference papers; recommendation that committee merge with Publications committee.  
1/24
         
       
Box 2
         
  S. List of Jewish Publications: includes 1986 pamphlet, "Articles on the Southern Jewish Experience in the Journals of the American Jewish Historical Society and American Jewish Archives"; press release re. publications, "American Jewish Genealogy" and "Jewish Genealogy Worldwide"; list of books featured in SJHS book exhibit; list of books on the Southern Jewish Experience; list of Jewish periodicals in the south; list Jewish publication editors; bibliography of articles and books on Jewish history in Alexandria, VA; list of audiovisual programs on Southern Jewish History.  
2/1
         
  T. Journal of the Southern Jewish Historical Society Vol I-III (1958-1959) and Volume I (1963)  
2/2
         
  U. Southern Congregational Histories (1988): responses to questionnaire about congregations in the south; includes synopsis of information gathered (by state)  
2/3
         
  V. Mercer University Press (1983-1988): contracts, invoices, correspondence re. publication of SJHS titles.  
2/4
         
  W. List of Jewish Community Centers in the South (ca. 1980s?)  
2/5
         
  X. Misc. SJHS Photographs: images of Henry Green, Lee Weisbach, Janice Blumberg, Sheldon Hanft, Gertrude Dubrovsky, holiday photograph of the Cooper family (1991); image of Henry Adorno, Dr. Henry Green and Mitchell Bloomberg at announcement of a Sephardic Studies program   
2/6
         
  Y. B’nai Brith Institute of Judaism (1984-1986): Information about B’nai Brith Institute (BBI); correspondence among SJHS members re. SJHS co-sponsoring "Institute of Judaism: Southern Jewish Experience" with BBI  
2/7
         
  Z. SJHS Telephone Records (1984-1991)  
2/8
         
  AA. Personnel Information: includes information sheets on Rachel Heimovics, Dr. Henry A. Green, Dorothy P. Hamburger, Claire Rosenbaum, Leah Hagerdorn, Rabbi Steven L. Jacobs and a news clipping re. career of Dr. Sam Proctor (1987)  
2/9
         
II.   Administrative-President’s Correspondence    
         
  A. Janice Blumberg Correspondence (1981-1991): topics include executive board member business, nominations, planning for annual conferences, speakers for annual conferences, possibility of joint membership with the American Jewish Historical Society, correspondence and comments on student papers, correspondence with various SJHS committee chairs, solicitation of Life Members, conference follow-up, letters of appreciation for various donations to SJHS, discussion re. SJHS gaining tax exempt status, financial matters, participation in the Institute of Judaism, re. invoice from 1985 Annual Conference Program Chair via the Center for Southern Folklore (controversy over), articles and publications on Southern Jewish History, changes to SJHS constitution and by-laws, outreach goals.  
Box 3
         
    1981-1983  
3/1
         
    1984  
3/2
         
    1985  
3/3
         
    1986  
3/4
         
    1987-1991  
3/5
         
  B. Solomon Breibart Correspondence (1977-1994): topics include re-activation (1977-1978) of the Southern Jewish Historical Society, participation on various SJHS committees, exhibit on the Jewish experience in South Carolina and Breibart’s efforts to assemble collections and information, re. development of SJHS constitution and by-laws and Breibart’s role, SJHS tax-exempt application, planning and involvement in annual conferences, financial matters, membership drives, committee appointments, newsletter matters (Breibart was editor 1982- ), memos re. Executive Board meetings, communication with Malcolm Stern of the American Jewish Historical Society re. articles published in SJHS newsletter, creation of annual conference guidelines, re. SJHS underwriting certain publications on Jewish history, involvement with the historical sites committee, nominations for SJHS board members, re. Breibart’s article on preservation of cemeteries, information on earliest Jews in Augusta, GA, requests for information from researchers on various Jewish topics, membership recruitment, grants and press releases, re. creation of an SJHS archives and artifacts collection.  
Box 4
         
    1977-1979:   
4/1
         
    1980-1982:  
4/2
         
    1983:  
4/3
         
    1984:  
4/4
         
    1985:  
4/5
         
    1986:  
4/6
         
    1987-1989:  
4/7
         
    1990-1994:  
4/8
         
       
Box 5
         
  C. Dr. Henry Green Correspondence (1988-1995): topics include MOSAIC exhibit and ties to the SJHS, happenings of the Florida Historical Society, involvement with SJHS annual conferences and the executive board, re. SJHS archives and the College of Charleston, Green’s resignation from SJHS board (1995)  
5/1
         
  D. Dr. Sheldon Hanft Correspondence (1989-1993): topics include discussion of SJHS awards (criteria), financial matters and SJHS expenses, annual conference agenda, nature of Executive Board membership (i.e. what are their responsibilities), post-conference correspondence, problems with local arrangements for Atlanta conference (1993), suggestions for future annual meeting procedures and sites.  
5/2
         
  E. Rachel Heimovics Correspondence (1988-1993): topics include planning notes and discussion about annual conference, procedures for processing membership and maintaining membership lists, payment of fees (for corporation charters) to South Carolina and Georgia, re. grant and award committee and submissions, Rabbi Saul Rubin’s’ offer to donate copies of his book, "Third to None: The Saga of Savannah Jewry," to SJHS to sell for profit and benefit the society, SJHS sponsorship of a documentary film on Southern Jewry, appropriations to support the SJHS from various institutions, re. cancellation of 1989 conference due to Hurricane Hugo in Charleston, SC, changes to by-laws, establishment of B.H. Levy Student Prize, bulk mailing permits, agendas for board meetings, travel discounts (with airlines) for annual conference, re. book exhibits at annual conference, logo designs for SJHS.    
         
    1988  
5/3
         
    1989  
5/4
         
    1990  
5/5
         
    1991  
5/6
         
    1992-1993  
5/7
         
  F. Samuel Proctor Correspondence (1984-1988): re. program plans for annual conferences and follow-up correspondence, letters to individuals encouraging them to join SJHS and detailing the society’s work, tax exempt status of SJHS (thanks to BH Levy for his efforts to secure the status,) letters from individuals seeking funding for various projects on Jewish history.    
         
    1984-1986  
5/8
         
    1987  
5/9
         
    1988  
5/10
         
  G. Saul J. Rubin Correspondence (1978-1984): topics include: annual meeting arrangements, comments and discussion on papers presented at annual conference (1979), establishment of the archives committee, re. SJHS stock in the Heilig Meyers Company.  
5/11
         
  H. Beryl H. Weiner Correspondence (1990-1995): topics include: letters of thanks to those who participated in planning and speaking at annual conference, letters informing individuals they received gift memberships to SJHS, Weiner’s poem, "On Being a Southern Jew" delivered at the 1992 annual meeting, re. misc. publications on southern Judaism.  
5/12
         
III.   Administrative-Misc. Correspondence    
       
Box 6
         
  A. Helen Silver, Newsletter Correspondence (1991-1993): correspondence covers years Silver served as SJHS newsletter editor; topics include: newsletter article submissions, budget, changes to newsletter (ex. adding an advertising section), work on other publications (annual meeting flier, press releases, etc), editorial comments re. newsletter submissions, responses to requests for newsletter material, president’s comments and suggestions on newsletter content, responses to individual comments (and in some cases concerns and complaints) about newsletter articles, memos to Executive Board members re. newsletter deadlines.     
         
    1991  
6/1
         
    1992  
6/2
         
    1993  
6/3
         
  B. Misc. Correspondence (1978-1990): includes letter (1978) from Ralph Melnick, College of Charleston, inquiring if SJHS meeting could be held in Charleston; letter of complaint (1979) from Ralph Melnick re. SJHS Executive Board behavior; misc. membership correspondence from the American Jewish Historical Society; correspondence between Saul Viener and Dr. Louis Schmier re. 1984 conference; document from Lexington Organizational Group, "Developing an Organizational Blueprint for the Southern Jewish Historical Society"; correspondence (1986) and documents related to SJHS shares of Heilig Meyers Company stock; re. cemetery records compiled for the Tidewater and Richmond (VA) areas; misc. correspondence re. Jewish communities in Alabama, North Carolina; requests for information on Southern Jews.  
6/4
         
IV.   Membership Records    
         
       
Box 7
         
  A. Membership 1979-1984: Includes 1979 membership statistics; 1981 membership renewal letter; 1984 letter to members detailing SJHS achievements and request to join at the Life Membership level; misc. correspondence and lists of membership additions (1984); letter to Gus Kaufman from Janice Blumberg requesting he become Membership Chairman (1984).  
7/1
         
  B. Membership Records 1985    
         
    Correspondence: Letters to Southern Jewish congregations asking them to join SJHS; correspondence and lists related to membership drive, renewals and statistics.  
7/2
         
    Membership Lists: New members, lists of prospective members; updated mailing lists, etc.  
7/3
         
  C. Membership Records 1986    
         
    Correspondence: between SJHS President and Membership Chair re. new memberships, membership drives, statistics, etc; correspondence from members re. change of address, etc.  
7/4
         
    Membership Applications: photocopies of 1986 completed membership applications  
7/5
         
    Membership Lists: New members, lists of prospective members; updated mailing lists, etc.  
7/6
         
  D. Membership Records 1987    
         
    Correspondence: Renewal and solicitation letters; requests for membership information; welcome letters; misc. correspondence re. dues and billing.  
7/7
         
    Membership Applications: originals and photocopies of 1987 membership applications.  
7/8
         
    Membership Lists: New members, lists of prospective members; updated mailing lists, etc; includes list of those who chose not to renew membership.  
7/9
         
  E. Membership Records 1988    
         
    Correspondence: Renewal and solicitation letters; requests for membership information; welcome letters; misc. correspondence re. dues and billing.  
7/10
         
    Membership Applications: Photocopies of 1988 membership applications and corresponding checks  
7/11
    Membership Lists: New members; updated mailing lists, etc.  
7/12
         
  F. Membership Records 1989    
         
    Correspondence: Correspondence re. revised membership categories; solicitation of lapsed members; correspondence among board members re. mailing lists and membership issues; requests for membership information; welcome letters; misc. correspondence re. dues and billing; correspondence to those choosing not to renew.  
7/13
         
    Membership Applications: Includes SJHS membership brochures and fliers; Photocopies of 1989 membership applications and corresponding checks.  
7/14
         
    Membership Lists: New members; updated mailing lists, etc.  
7/15
         
  G. Membership Records 1990  
Box 8
         
    Correspondence: re. membership processing procedures; misuse of membership lists by board members; correspondence re. dues and billing; welcome letters; solicitation letters; correspondence re. lapsed memberships; re. mailing labels and updates to lists; misc. correspondence to general membership re. SJHS activities and conferences.  
8/1
         
    Membership Applications: Includes SJHS membership brochures and fliers; photocopies of 1990 membership applications and corresponding checks.  
8/2
         
    Membership Lists January 1990  
8/3
         
    Membership Lists February 1990  
8/4
         
    Membership Lists March 7, 1990  
8/5
         
    Membership Lists March 20, 1990  
8/6
         
    Membership Lists March 27, 1990  
8/7
         
    Membership Lists May 1990  
8/8
         
    Membership Lists June 1990  
8/9
         
    Membership Lists August 1990  
8/10
         
    Membership Lists November 1990  
8/11
         
    Non-Renewals 1990: list of those who chose not to renew membership and were dropped from the lists.  
8/12
         
  H. Membership Records 1991  
Box 9
         
    Correspondence: correspondence re. dues and billing; welcome letters; solicitation letters; correspondence re. lapsed memberships; mailing labels and updates to lists; correspondence to general membership re. SJHS activities and conferences; welcome letters and renewal reminders; requests for membership information.  
9/1
         
    Newsletter Membership Applications: Originals and copies of completed membership applications that were printed in the SJHS newsletter.  
9/2
         
    SJHS Brochure Applications: Originals and copies of completed membership applications found in the SJHS membership brochure.   
9/3
         
    Membership Checks: Photocopies of 1991 membership checks.  
9/4
         
    Membership Lists January 1991  
9/5
         
    Membership Lists March 1991  
9/6
         
    Membership Lists April 1991  
9/7
         
    Membership Lists May 1991  
9/8
         
    Membership Lists June 1991  
9/9
         
    Membership Lists July 1991  
9/10
         
    Membership Lists August 1991  
9/11
         
    Membership Lists September 1991  
9/12
         
    Membership Lists October 1991  
9/13
         
    Membership Lists November 1991  
9/14
         
    Membership Lists December 1991  
9/15
         
    Non-Renewals 1991: list of those who chose not to renew membership and were dropped from the lists.  
9/16
         
  I. Membership Records 1992  
Box 10
         
    Correspondence: re. dues and billing; welcome letters; solicitation letters; lapsed memberships; mailing labels and updates to lists; correspondence to general membership re. SJHS activities and conferences; renewal reminders; requests for membership information; acknowledgements of high level memberships.  
10/1
         
    Newsletter Membership Applications: Originals and copies of completed membership applications printed in the SJHS newsletter.  
10/2
         
    SJHS Brochure Applications: Originals and copies of completed membership applications found in the SJHS membership brochure.  
10/3
         
    Membership Checks: Photocopies of 1992 membership checks  
10/4
         
    Membership List January-February 1992  
10/5
         
    Membership Lists March 1992  
10/6
         
    Membership Lists April-August 1992  
10/7
         
    Membership Lists September 1992  
10/8
         
    Membership Lists October-December 1992  
10/9
         
  J. Membership Records 1993  
Box 11
         
    Correspondence: re. dues and billing; welcome letters; solicitation letters; lapsed memberships; mailing labels and updates to lists; correspondence to general membership re. SJHS activities and conferences; renewal reminders; requests for membership information; acknowledgements of higher level memberships.  
11/1
         
    Membership Applications: Originals of membership renewal applications sent through the mail  
11/2
         
    Membership Applications: Originals of membership renewal applications sent through the mail  
11/3
         
    SJHS Newsletter and Brochure Applications: Originals and copies of completed membership applications printed in the SJHS newsletter and from the membership brochure  
11/4
         
    Membership Checks: Photocopies of 1993 membership checks  
11/5
         
    Membership Lists January-March 1993  
11/6
         
    Membership Lists April-December 1993  
11/7
         
    Non-Renewals 1993: list of those who chose not to renew and were dropped from the list.  
11/8
         
  K. Membership Records 1994  
Box 12
         
    Correspondence: re. dues and billing; welcome letters, solicitation letters; lapsed memberships; mailing labels and updates to lists; correspondence to general membership re. SJHS activities and conferences; renewal reminders; requests for membership information; acknowledgements of higher level memberships; letters informing individuals they were awarded gift memberships.  
12/1
         
    Membership Applications: Originals of membership renewal applications sent through the mail  
12/2
         
    SJHS Newsletter and Brochure Applications: Originals and copies of completed membership applications printed in the SJHS newsletter and from the SJHS membership brochure  
12/3
         
    Membership Checks: Photocopies of 1994 membership checks  
12/4
         
    Membership Lists January-February 1994  
12/5
         
    Membership Lists March-June 1994  
12/6
         
    Membership Lists October 1994  
12/7
         
  L. Membership Records 1995: Non-renewals: list of those who chose not to renew membership.  
12/8
         
  M. Membership Records 1996: Non-renewals: list of those who chose not to renew membership.  
12/9
         
       
Box 13
         
  N. Membership Records 1997: Non-renewals: list of those who chose not to renew membership.  
13/1
         
  O. Membership Records 1998  
13/1
         
    Membership Lists: Member Roster as of October 31, 1998.  
13/2
         
    Non-Renewals 1998: list of those who chose not to renew membership.  
13/3
         
  P. Membership Records 1999: Membership lists as of August 9, 1999.  
13/4
         
  Q. Non-Renewals 1999-2000: list of those who chose not to renew membership.  
13/5
         
  R. Misc. Membership Lists: of Jewish federations, charities and other organizations in each state (national); Mosaic membership master list (1990).  
13/6
         
  S. Misc. SJHS Membership Brochures: examples of SJHS membership brochures (two versions); includes rough layout of 1991 brochure.  
13/7
         
V.   Financial Records    
       
Box 14
         
  A. 1979-1981: SJHS budgets and financial reports: 1979 statement of cash receipts and disbursements; 1981 bank account book, itemized expenses, Treasurer’s Report.  
14/1
         
  B. 1982 Financial Records    
         
    Budgets and Reports: Treasurer’s Reports; Statement of Receipts and Disbursements; itemized SJHS general expenditures; itemized expenditures for 1982 annual conference.  
14/2
         
    Correspondence: re. proposed budget for 1983 SJHS secretarial needs.   
14/3
         
    Bank/Investment Statements: includes tax information; bank statements from Whitney National Bank of New Orleans; SJHS investment statements from Drexel Burnham Lambert, Inc.  
14/4
         
    Invoices/Receipts: for various SJHS expenditures, most related to newsletter printing and annual conference expenses.  
14/5
         
  C. 1983 Financial Records    
    Budgets and Reports: SJHS Financial Statement for 1983; Treasurer’s Report; Statement of Receipts and Disbursements; lists of president’s expenses; newsletter expenses; account balance; breakdown of income.  
14/6
         
    Correspondence: re. expenses for previous year’s conference in New Orleans; re. content of financial reports; donations to SJHS; requests for funds from board members.  
14/7
         
    Bank/Investment Statements: includes tax information; bank statements from Whitney National Bank of New Orleans; SJHS investment statements from Drexel Burnham Lambert, Inc.  
14/8
         
    Invoices/Receipts: from various SJHS expenditures, most related to newsletter printing and annual conference expenses.  
14/9
         
  D. 1984 Financial Records    
         
    Budgets and Reports: Proposed budget for 1984; Financial Statement Jan-March 1984; expenses, Jan-April 1984; Income and Expense statement Nov. 1984; Treasurer’s Report 1984.  
14/10
         
    Correspondence: Requests for funds for newsletter mailings; requests for statistics for financial report (which accompanied South Carolina license fee); re. expenses; filing of South Carolina Charitable Organization tax return; requests for payment from various organizations (conference related); donations to SJHS.  
14/11
         
    Bank/Investment Statements: includes tax information and Annual License Fee Report of Corporations Exempt from SC Income Tax; bank statements from Whitney National Bank of New Orleans; SJHS investment statements from Drexel Burnham Lambert, Inc.  
14/12
         
    Invoices/Receipts: from various SJHS expenditures, most related to newsletter printing, conference expenses.  
14/13
         
  E. 1985 Financial Records    
         
    Budgets and Reports: 1984-1985 (Nov.-March) Income & Expense Statement; proposed 1985-1986 budget; Nov. 1985-Oct. 1986 Income and Expense Statement.  
14/14
         
    Correspondence: Re. invoices for advertising expenses; checks for membership dues; newsletter expenses; allocation requests from Jewish Federation of Fort Worth and Tarrant County (TX); reimbursements for postage, phone calls at conferences, etc.; budgets for upcoming year; re. IRS and SJHS tax exempt status; re. board approval of Treasurer’s remittance for conference expenses.  
14/15
         
    Bank/Investment Statements: includes tax information; bank statements from Merchants National Bank of Mobile (includes cancelled checks) and First Alabama Bank of Mobile.  
14/16
         
    Invoices/Receipts: from various SJHS expenditures, most related to newsletter printing, conference expenses.  
14/17
         
  F. 1986 Financial Records    
         
    Budgets and Reports: Nov. 1985-Oct. 1986 Income & Expense Report; Nov. 1986-Nov. 1987 Financial Statement; Nov. 1986-April 1987 Operating Statement.  
14/18
         
    Correspondence: re. Program Chair’s expenses from 1985 Annual Conference; re. SJHS IRS exemption (501 c 3); membership dues; reimbursement requests; expenses and arrangements for 1986 conference; SJHS failure to pay the SC Franchise Tax and subsequent dissolution (and reinstatement) of SJHS as a corporation (under SC law); transfer of SJHS funds from one treasurer to the next.  
14/19
         
    Bank/Investment Statements: includes tax information; bank statements from First Alabama Bank of Mobile; documentation re. SJHS shares of Heilig Meyers Co. stock; cancelled checks; copy of SC Department of State Declaration of Dissolution by Forfeiture; bank statements from Bank South, Macon, GA.  
14/20
         
    Invoices/Receipts: from various SJHS expenditures, most related to newsletter printing, conference expenses.  
14/21
         
       
Box 15
         
  G. 1987 Financial Records    
         
    Budgets and Reports: Nov. 1986- Nov. 1987 Financial Statement; Nov. 1986-April 1987 Operating Statement; Nov. 1987- Nov. 1988 Financial Statement.  
15/1
         
    Correspondence: reimbursements requests for various SJHS expenses; conference expenses; financial statements; purchase of CD’s for SJHS money.  
15/2
         
    Bank/Investment Statements: bank statements, cancelled checks, deposit tickets from Bank South, Macon, GA.  
15/3
         
    Invoices/Receipts: from various SJHS expenditures, most related to newsletter printing, conference expenses.  
15/4
         
  H. 1988 Financial Records    
         
    Budgets and Reports: Nov. 1987-Nov. 1988 Financial Statement; 1988-1989 Treasurer’s Report; final financial report from 1987 conference (generated 1/6/1988)  
15/5
         
    Correspondence: re. final report of Durham, NC annual meeting; membership checks; resignation of Gus Kaufman as Treasurer; newsletter postage; matching funds with AASLH grant for Dr. Louis Schmier; annual conference bank account and president’s expense report.  
15/6
         
    Bank/Investment Statements: includes tax information, bank statements, cancelled checks, deposit tickets from Bank South, Macon, GA; includes treasurer’s bookkeeping records; statement from First National Bank of Commerce, New Orleans, LA.  
15/7
         
    Invoices/Receipts: from various SJHS expenditures, most related to newsletter printing, conference expenses.  
15/8
         
  I. 1989 Financial Records    
         
    Budgets and Reports: 1989 Treasurer’s Report; Financial Statement for SJHS Conference (Nov. 1989); includes treasurer’s book keeping records.  
15/9
         
    Correspondence: re. SJHS award of funds to Dr. Louis Schmier for a project, "The New Canaan Called Georgia"; expense statements (and requests for reimbursement) from board members and other officers; long distance bill generated by nominating committee.  
15/10
         
    Bank/Investment Statements: Bank statements, cancelled checks, deposit tickets from First National Bank of Commerce, New Orleans, LA.  
15/11
         
    Invoices/Receipts: from various SJHS expenditures, most related to newsletter printing, conference expenses.  
15/12
         
  J. 1990 Financial Records    
         
    Budgets and Reports: Jan.-Nov. 1990 Treasurer’s Report; Financial Report presented at the SJHS 14th Annual Conference, March 1990; Balance Sheet as of 9/27/1990; Financial Report from 15th Annual Conference, Nov. 1990; Jan 1990-Dec 31, 1990 Treasurer’s Report; treasurer’s bookkeeping records.  
15/13
         
    Correspondence: reimbursement for press release mailing; checks for B.H. Levy Award winners; reimbursement requests; re. annual conference fees.  
15/14
         
    Bank/Investment Statements: Bank statements, cancelled checks, deposit tickets from First National Bank of Commerce, New Orleans, LA.  
15/15
         
    Invoices/Receipts: from various SJHS expenditures, most related to newsletter printing, conference expenses.  
15/16
         
       
Box 16
         
  K. 1991 Financial Records: projected budget for 1991 conference; Jan.-Oct. 1991 Treasurer’s Report; misc. bank statement from First National Bank of Commerce and invoice from SOS Printing.  
16/1
         
  L. 1992 Financial Records: proposed 1992 budget; Jan-Dec. 1992 Treasurer’s Report; breakdown of 1992 expenses and requested funds for 1993; invoice from Offset Printing Co. for SJHS invitations.  
16/2
         
  M. 1993 Financial Records: proposed 1993 budget; Jan.-Dec. 1993 Treasurer’s Report; 1993 conference income and expense report.  
16/3
         
  O. 1994 Financial Records: proposed 1994 budget; Jan.-Dec. 1994 Treasurer’s Report; correspondence re. contribution to the archives account; list of donations received at 1994 Conference.   
16/4
         
  P. 1995 Financial Records: list of Finance Committee members; correspondence re. SJHS finances and Merrill Lynch investments; list of 1995 financial transactions; Merrill Lynch statements;   
16/5
         
  Q. 1996 Financial Records: correspondence re. SJHS financial status and investments; breakdown of 1996 financial transactions; proposed 1996 budget.  
16/6
         
  R. 1997 Financial Records: correspondence re. SJHS financial status and investments; proposed 1997 budget; breakdown of 1996 financial transactions.  
16/7
         
  S. 1998-1999 Financial Records: 1998 Financial Report (includes income, expenses, investments); 1999 proposed 1999 budget; copy of $500 check from the Rosenthal Foundation  
16/8
         
VI.   Grants    
       
Box 17
         
  A. 1986 Grants (Misc.): grant proposal by Joshua Eli Plaut for funding for, "Here O’ Israel: Small-town Jewish Communities in the American South"  
17/1
         
  B. 1988 Grants: correspondence re. AASLH matching grant for Dr. Louis Schmier’s project, "This New Canaan Called Georgia"  
17/2
         
  C. 1989 Grants    
         
    Grant Guidelines/PR: includes information about submitting grant proposals; press releases advertising grants; page from SJHS newsletter outlining grant guidelines and announcing winners of B.H. Levy Student Essay Prize and other grants.  
17/3
         
    Committee Correspondence: includes list of 1989 committee members to consider grant proposals; correspondence re. grant guidelines and purpose of awards; discussion among committee members re. appraisal, evaluation and ranking of grant submissions; correspondence between committee members and grant applicants re. updates on status of their proposals.  
17/4
         
    Requests for Information: letters to grant committee from those interested in applying for grants or receiving further information.  
17/5
         
    Grant Applications:
  1. "An Exhibit Design Funding Proposal from Mosaic: A History of the Jews in Florida" (Dr. Henry Green)
  2. "A History of the Jewish Communities of Tampa Bay" (Dr. Nathan Katz)
  3. (videotape) Program on History of Charlotte Jewish Community via. Charlotte Jewish Archives ( Lenora Stein)
  4. Film, "Southern Negotiations: The Legacy of Southern Jews" (Vivian Kleiman)
  5. "Muted Southern Jewish Women" (Cynthia Levee)-paper included
  6. "Migrations: A History of the Durham-Chapel Hill Jewish Community" (Steve Schewel)
 
17/6
         
  D. 1990 Grants    
         
    Grant Guidelines/PR: includes information on submitting grant proposals; press releases advertising grants; pages from SJHS newsletter outlining grant guidelines and announcing grant winners.  
17/7
         
    Committee Correspondence: includes names of those on the 1990 committee to consider grant proposals; correspondence re. grant guidelines and purpose of awards; discussion among committee members re. appraisal, evaluation and ranking of grant submissions; correspondence between committee members and grant applicants re. status of their proposals  
17/8
         
    Requests for Information: letters to grant committee from those interested in applying for grants or receiving further information.  
17/9
         
    Grant Applications: includes list of grant recipients
  1. "The Role and Effect of the Itinerant Rabbinate in Owensboro, KY from 1859 to Present" (Anita Phillips)
  2. Video documentary, "Yiddish Folk Singers on Miami Beach" (Joel Saxe)
  3. Data entry project of index of The American Israelite (Richard Bialac)
  4. "Sesquicentennial History of Reform Congregation Sha’arai Shomayim, Mobile, AL" (Samuel Eichold)
  5. "Restoration of the Historic Jewish Cemetery of Eufaula, Alabama" (A.M. Rudderman)
  6. "History of Memphis Jewish Community" (Harriet W. Stern)
  7. "Index to Florida Jewish History in the American Israelite" (Sam Gowan)
  8. "Southern Exposure" (Charlotte Perlin)
  9. Slide program on Kentucky synagogues (Lee Shai Weissbach)
  10. "A Touch of Madness: The Life/Work of Ludwig Lewisohn" (Ralph Melnick)
  11. exhibit on The Pinch neighborhood (and Jewish community) in downtown Memphis, TN (Judy Peiser)
  12. Video to chronicle Jewish experience in Atlanta, GA (Jane Leavey)
 
17/10
         
  E. 1991 Grants    
         
    Grant Guidelines/PR: includes information on submitting grant proposals; press releases advertising grants; pages from SJHS newsletter outlining grant guidelines and announcing grant winners; clippings from various publications advertising the grants.  
17/11
         
    Committee Correspondence: includes names of those on the 1991 committee to consider grant proposals; correspondence re. grant guidelines and purpose of awards; discussion among committee members re. appraisal, evaluation and ranking of grant submissions; correspondence between committee members and grant applicants on the status of their proposals  
17/12
         
    Requests for Information: letters to grant committee from those interested in applying for grants or receiving further information.  
17/13
         
    Grant Applications: includes list of grant recipients
  1. "A Visual Portrait of the Jewish Community of Knoxville" (Robert Heller)
  2. "The History of Reform Congregation Sha’arai Shomayim, Mobile, AL" (Samuel Eichold)-paper included
  3. exhibit, "Jewish Life In Mississippi," (Marcie A. Cohen, Museum of the Southern Jewish Experience)
  4. T.V. documentary on Ludwig Lewisohn (Roy Lekus, Allagash Films)
  5. "The Jews of the Mississippi Delta: An Oral History" (William Ferris)
  6. "From Confederacy to Federation: The History of the Sarasota-Manatee Jewish Community" (Florence Sinclair/Norman Olshansky)
  7. "Completion of Pauline’s (Kornblat Tenzel, MD) Story: The Life of a Woman’s Doctor" (Joseph Stenson)-paper included
  8. "Synagogues of the South" (Bruce Beeber)
  9. illustrations for book on history of the Jewish community in Memphis, TN ( Harriet Stern)
  10. novel about the relationship between Jewish men married to Native American women in the late 1700s in the South (Vivian Harris)
 
17/14
         
       
Box 18
         
  F. 1992 Grants    
         
    Grant Guidelines/PR: includes information on submitting grant proposals; press releases advertising grants; pages from SJHS newsletter outlining grant guidelines and announcing grant winners; clippings from various publications advertising the grants.  
18/1
         
    Committee Correspondence: correspondence re. grant guidelines; discussion among committee members re. appraisal, evaluation and ranking of grant submissions; correspondence between committee members and grant applicants re. status of their proposals.  
18/2
         
    Requests for Information: letters to grant committee from those interested in applying for grants or receiving further information.  
18/3
         
    Grant Applications:
  1. "Ethnographic Study of Small Town Jews" (Howard V. Epstein)
  2. "Inside Out: Jews and the American South, 1861-1928" (Leahy Hagedorn)
  3. Documentary film, "Jews and Judaism-Southern Style: A Documentary on the Small Town Southern Jewish Experience" (Brian A. Bain)
  4. "Sesquicentennial History of Reform Congregation Sha’arai Shomayim, Mobile, Alabama" (Edwin A. Zelnicker, Jr.)
  5. "The Jews of Colonial Maryland 1656-1776" (Eric L. Goldstein)-includes chapter 4, "Convicts"
 
18/4
         
  G. 1993 Grants    
         
    Grant Guidelines/PR: press releases advertising grants; pages from SJHS newsletter outlining grant guidelines and announcing grant winners.  
18/5
         
    Committee Correspondence: notice to all SJHS officers and committee members that no grant applications had been received as of June 1993; letters urging individuals to apply for SJHS grants; correspondence to award recipients.  
18/6
         
    Requests for Information: letters to grant committee from those interested in applying for grants or receiving further information.  
18/7
         
    Grant Applications:
  1. Exhibit on history and experience of the Jewish community in Natchez, Mississippi (Marcie A. Cohen, Museum of the Southern Jewish Experience)
  2. documentary video on career of William Dudley Pelley, an Asheville (NC) anti-Semite (David Schulman)
  3. "Faces of the Past-Voices of the Future" (Ohef Sholom Temple, Dr. Howard Kesser)
 
18/8
         
  H. 1994 Grants    
         
    Grant Guidelines/PR: pages from SJHS newsletter outlining grant guidelines and announcing winners of SJHS grants.  
18/9
         
    Committee Correspondence: includes names of those on the 1994 committee to consider grant proposals; correspondence re. appraisal, evaluation and ranking of grant submissions; correspondence between committee members and grant applicants on the status of their proposals; re. problem with disbursement of funds to 1993 grant winners.  
18/10
         
    Grant Applications: list of recipients only (no applications)
  1. video "The Jews of Rural Texas" (Brian Cohen)
  2. "Southern Rabbis and Civil Rights" (Dr. Berkley Kalin)
  3. "Marking a Presence: The Synagogues of Kentucky" (Dr. Lee Shai Weissbach)
  4. artwork/oral history on Holocaust survivors in the SE, "Kaddish" (Jenni Lukac)
 
18/11
         
  I. 1995 Grants    
         
    Grant Guidelines/PR: includes information on submitting grant proposals; press releases advertising grants; list of journals and newspapers to which Grant Competition notices sent.  
18/12
         
    Committee Correspondence: correspondence re. grant guidelines; discussion among committee members re. appraisal, evaluation and ranking of grant submissions; correspondence between committee members and grant applicants on the status of their proposals; includes evaluation sheets for each proposal.  
18/13
         
    Requests for Information: letters to grant committee from those interested in applying for grants or receiving further information.  
18/14
         
    Grant Applications: includes list of winners
  1. Study of the Jewish Community in Washington, LA
  2. "Migrations: A Social History of the Durham-Chapel Hill Jewish Community" (Leonard Rogoff)
  3. TV documentary, "Delta Jews" (Mike DeWitt)
  4. "The Struggle Within: The Ku Klux Klan in Alabama, 1915-1954" (Glen Feldman)
  5. exhibit, "Jewish Life in Wilkinson County, 1820-1929" (Ernesto Caldeira)
  6. "Reflections of a Southern Jewish Businessman-Hans Sternberg" (Sallie Abelson)
  7. "Max Heller: Progressive and Zionist in the American South 1860-1929" (Bobbie Malone)-includes chapter 1, "From Jewish Prague to Chicago, 1860-1879"
 
18/15
         
  J. 1996 Grants    
         
    Grant Guidelines/PR: includes information on submitting grant proposals; press releases advertising grants; pages from SJHS newsletter outlining grant guidelines and announcing grant winners; list of publications sent grant information.  
18/16
         
    Committee Correspondence: includes list of 1996 grant committee members; correspondence re. grant guidelines; discussion among committee members re. appraisal, evaluation and ranking of grant submissions; correspondence between committee members and grant applicants on the status of their proposals; includes evaluation sheets for each proposal.  
18/17
         
    Requests for Information: letters to grant committee from those interested in applying for grants or receiving further information  
18/18
         
    Grant Applications: includes list of winners
  1. dissertation on influence of revolutionary and republican ideas on early 19th century American Jewish life, 1790-1830 (Jay Eidelman)
  2. "The Quiet Voices: Southern Rabbis and Black Civil Rights from the Late 19th Century to the Modern Era" (Mark Bauman, Berkley Kalin)
  3. publication of a history of the Atlanta Jewish Community (Jane Leavey)
  4. "Historic Jewish Miami Walking Tour" (Henry A. Green)-includes tour script
  5. exhibit, "Teachers of the Temple" (Ohef Sholom Temple, Norfolk, VA/Jennifer Gregory Priest)
  6. "Hebrew Rest Cemetery, St. Francisville, LA" (Brenda S. Levine)
  7. "The Righteous Remnant" (William W. Reeves)
  8. documentary, "From Pushcarts to Plantations: A History of the Jews of Louisiana" (Brian Cohen/Apple West Productions)
 
18/19
         
       
Box 19
         
  K. 1997 Grants     
         
    Grant Guidelines/PR: includes information on submitting grant proposals (and Student Essay Prize); press releases advertising grants; pages from SJHS newsletter outlining grant guidelines; list of publications sent grant information.  
19/1
         
    Committee Correspondence: correspondence re. grant guidelines; discussion among committee members re. appraisal, evaluation and ranking of grant submissions; correspondence between committee members and grant applicants on the status of their proposals; includes evaluation sheets for each proposal.  
19/2
         
    Grant Applications: includes list of winners
  1. animated adaptation of the story, "The Tale of a Kite" (Mya Akerling)
  2. book on Texas rabbis (Hollace Weiner)-includes draft of first chapter
 
19/3
         
    Grant Application:

3.Proposal for A Guide to Sources in Jewish History in New Orleans (Sally Reeves)

 
19/4
         
  L. 1998 Grants    
         
    Grant Guidelines/PR: pages from SJHS newsletter outlining grant guidelines and announcing grant winners.  
19/5
         
    Committee Correspondence: includes 1998 grant committee members; correspondence re. grant guidelines; discussion among committee members re. appraisal, evaluation and ranking of grant submissions; correspondence between committee members and grant applicants on the status of their proposals; includes evaluation sheets for each proposal.  
19/6
         
    Requests for Information: letters to grant committee from those interested in applying for grants or receiving further information.  
19/7
         
    Grant Applications:
  1. "The Writing Career of Penina Moïse: A Passion for Words" (Bea Aaronson)-includes paper
  2. book detailing history of Congregation Agudath Achim, Shreveport, LA (Susan Gross)
  3. Birmingham Jewish Community Archival Project (Garth Potts)
 
19/8
         
  M. 1999 Grants    
         
    Grant Guidelines/PR: includes information on submitting grant proposals  
19/9
         
    Committee Correspondence: correspondence re. grant guidelines; discussion among committee members re. appraisal, evaluation and ranking of grant submissions; correspondence between committee members and grant applicants re. status of their proposals.  
19/10
         
    Grant Applications:
  1. "The Cousins Club: East Tennessee Jews 1840-2000" (Wendy Lowe Besmann)-includes chapter 1, "Laying Down the Stones"
  2. research on the Seixas-Kursheedt Family (Kenneth Libo)
  3. publication of children’s book, "Chicken Bone Man" (Anna Olswanger)-includes chapter 4, "The Golden Age of Volunteerism: The Magnificent Presidency of Zipporah Cohen, 1904-1938"
  4. a history of Richmond, Virginia’s Jewish Family Services (Peter Opper)
  5. traveling museum project, "Migrations: The Jewish Settlers of Eastern North Carolina" (Arthur Marks/The Rosenzweig Museum)
  6. "Congregation Gates of Prayer: From Jackson Avenue to West Esplande Avenue in One Hundred Fifty Years" (Lester Sullivan)-includes typescript of booklet
 
19/11
         
  N. 2000 Grants: update on 1999 grant recipient Wendy Lowe Bessman’s publication, "A Separate Circle: Jewish Life in Knoxville, TN"  
19/12
         
  O. B.H. Levy Student Essay Prize 1989-1990  
Box 20
         
    1989 Prize Guidelines/PR: includes information on submitting proposals; press releases advertising contest; pages from SJHS newsletter outlining contest guidelines and announcing winners.   
20/1
         
    1989 Committee Correspondence: list of 1989 committee members for the B.H. Levy Student Essay Prize; correspondence re. contest guidelines; discussion among committee members re. appraisal, evaluation and ranking of submissions; correspondence between committee members and applicants on the status of their proposals.  
20/2
         
    1989 Requests for Information: letters to contest committee from those interested in applying for grants or receiving further information.  
20/3
         
    1989 Essay Contest Applications: complete papers/projects

1. "Zionism: The Cuban Experience" (Lisa Medin)

2. "The Leo Frank Case Reconsidered: The Role of Family Change and Gender Ideology in the Development of Reactionary Populism" (Nancy MacLean)

3. "New Orleans Uptown Jewish Immigrants: The Community of Congregation Gates of Prayer, 1850-1860" (Bobbie Malone)

4. "Panther City Patriarch: Jacob Samuels, 1836-1906" (Juliet George Dees)

5. "Jewish Women of the Club: The Changing Public Role of Atlanta’s Jewish Women" (Beth S. Wenger)

 
20/4
         
    1990 Prize Guidelines/PR: includes information on submitting essay applications, press releases advertising contest  
20/5
         
    1990 Committee Correspondence: list of 1990 committee members for the B.H. Levy Student Essay Prize; discussion among committee members re. appraisal, evaluation and ranking of submissions; correspondence between committee members and applicants re. updates on the status of their proposals.  
20/6
         
    1990 Essay Contest Applications: complete papers/projects

1. "Philip & Morris Dzialynski: Jewish Contributions to the Rebuilding of the South" (Canter Brown, Jr.)

2. "Shearith Yaacob: Remnants of Israel in the Life of Jacob De Cordova 1808-1868" (Juliet George Dees)

 
20/7
         
VII.   Annual Conferences    
       
Box 21
         
  A. 1978 Annual Conference – Savannah, GA: Conference program lists session topics, speakers, events, etc.  
21/1
         
  B. 1980 Annual Conference – Jacksonville, FL: Call for paper proposals for 5th Annual Conference; photograph of A.V. Gordman making a presentation at conference.  
21/2
         
  C. 1982 Annual Conference – New Orleans, LA    
         
    Conference PR: Includes press release and call for paper proposals.  
21/3
         
    Brochure/Program: Conference brochure; details program and lists session topics, speakers, events, etc  
21/4
         
    Correspondence: re. progress on conference arrangements.  
21/5
         
    Speakers: list, "Speaker’s Bureau-Southern Jewish Historical Society"; provides speaker’s name, address, brief vitae and subjects on which each commonly speaks.  
21/6
         
  D. 1983 Annual Conference – Savannah, GA    
         
    Brochure/Program: Conference brochure; details program and lists session topics, speakers, events, etc; includes drafts of conference schedule.  
21/7
         
    Financial: budget for conference expenses  
21/8
         
  E. 1984 Annual Conference – Richmond, VA    
         
    Conference PR: Includes press release and call for paper proposals; misc. news clippings advertising conference and speakers; clippings re. general work of the SJHS.  
21/9
         
    Brochure/Program: Conference brochure; details program and lists session topics, speakers, events, etc; includes drafts of conference program with comments and suggestions from committee members.  
21/10
         
    Correspondence: includes drafts of president’s remarks and announcements made at conference; correspondence re. progress of arrangements for conference; solicitation of speakers for annual meeting and confirmation that they will attend; discussion re. local arrangements.  
21/11
         
    Financial: Reports of anticipated meeting expenses  
21/12
         
  F. 1985 Annual Conference – Memphis, TN    
         
    Local Arrangements: Application for Registration and Authority to Execute Certificates of Exemption for Institutions from Tennessee Sales or Use Tax (submitted by local arrangements chairperson)  
21/13
         
    Conference PR: Includes press releases and call for paper proposals; conference fliers; clippings from various TN Jewish publications and newspapers advertising conference, speakers, SJHS.  
21/14
         
    Brochure/Program: Conference brochure; details program and lists session topics, speakers, events, etc; includes drafts of conference program; excerpts from Eli N. Evans remarks to the SJHS, Oct 20, 1985; list of exhibits (artifacts, publications and photographs) at meeting.  
21/15
         
    Correspondence: correspondence re. progress of conference arrangements; solicitation of annual meeting speakers and confirmation that they will attend; discussion re. local arrangements; post conference correspondence thanking sponsors and speakers; discussion re. 1986 conference.  
21/16
         
    Participants: list of 38 individuals on the "conference roster"  
21/17
         
    Financial: invoices for conference related expenses; letter from SJHS President to Executive Board members requesting approval for Treasurer to remit payment for certain conference expenses  
21/18
         
    Photographs: ten color photographs of speakers, luncheon, and exhibits.  
21/19
         
  G. 1986 Annual Conference – Ft. Lauderdale, FL    
         
    Local Arrangements: synopsis of local arrangements committee planning efforts (pre-conference); lists of local planning contacts; correspondence with hotel re. conference arrangements and expenses (hosting luncheon, rooms for sessions, room rate for participants, etc); information re. conference entertainment.  
21/20
         
    Conference PR: Includes press release and call for paper proposals; news clippings from Florida and regional Jewish publications announcing conference; announcement from SJHS newsletter.  
21/21
         
    Brochure/Program: Conference brochure; details program and lists session topics, speakers, events, etc; includes drafts of conference program, schedule and events; list of books for sale at conference.  
21/22
         
    Correspondence: correspondence re. progress of conference arrangements; solicitation of speakers and confirmation that they will attend; discussion re. local arrangements and financial matters pertaining to conference; post conference correspondence thanking sponsors and speakers; discussion re. 1987 conference.  
21/23
         
    Participants: Lists of speakers and conference attendees  
21/24
         
    Financial: list of conference attendees and payment information; correspondence re. book sales.  
21/25
         
       
Box 22
         
  H. 1987 Annual Conference – Durham, NC    
         
    Local Arrangements: notes from conference planning meeting; contracts with Sheraton University Center re. hotel, meals, meeting rooms, etc.  
22/1
         
    Conference PR: Includes press release and call for papers; news clippings from North Carolina and regional Jewish publications announcing conference.  
22/2
         
    Brochure/Program: Conference brochure details program and lists session topics, speakers, events, etc; includes drafts of conference program, schedule and events; welcome letter to participants from local arrangements coordinator and president of Durham-Chapel Hill Jewish Federation and Community Council; slate of officers presented to general membership at the business meeting  
22/3
         
    Correspondence: re. progress of conference arrangements; solicitation of speakers and confirmation that they will attend; requests for speakers’ resumes and biographical information; discussion re. local arrangements and financial matters pertaining to conference; post conference correspondence thanking sponsors and speakers; discussion re. 1988 conference.  
22/4
         
    Participants: list of 1987 annual meeting participants  
22/5
         
    Conference Paper Proposals: papers presented: 
  1. "Gertrude Weil and the Women’s Network: Seven Decades of Reform" (Sarah Freeman)
  2. "Remembrance of Durham’s Past: New Thoughts on Old Days" (Leonard Rogoff)-paper included
  3. "Rabbi Harry H. Epstein and the Adaptation to the Needs of Atlanta’s Second Generation of Eastern European Jews" (Mark Bauman)-paper included
  4. "Writing the History of the Jewish Community of Durham and Chapel Hill, NC" (Sheldon Hanft)-paper included
Also includes paper by Gus Kaufman about Lazarus Straus
 
22/6
         
    Financial: detail re. proceeds from Durham conference; list of conference participants and fees paid.  
22/7
         
  I. 1988 Annual Conference – Birmingham, AL    
         
    Local Arrangements: notes from conference planning meetings; contracts with The Mountain Brook Inn re. accommodations, meals, meeting rooms, etc.; local transportation arrangements and host families for Shabbat dinners.  
22/8
         
    Conference PR: Includes press release and call for paper proposals; news clippings from Alabama and regional Jewish publications announcing conference; includes lists of publishers invited to conference.  
22/9
         
    Brochure/Program: Conference folder and brochures detail program and list session topics, speakers, events, etc; includes drafts of conference program, schedule and events; folder includes maps of Birmingham and advertisements for local historic sites and Jewish interest sites.  
22/10
         
    Correspondence: correspondence re. conference arrangements; solicitation of speakers and confirmation that they will attend; requests for speakers’ resumes and biographical information; discussion re. local arrangements and financial matters pertaining to conference; post conference correspondence thanking sponsors and speakers; discussion re. 1989 conference  
22/11
         
    Participants: lists of those attending full conference and Saturday luncheon.  
22/12
         
    Conference Paper Proposals:
  1. "New Light on Charleston’s Jewish History" (Malcolm Stern)-paper included
  2. "Jewish Duelists of the Old South" (Norma Greenstein)-paper included
Includes vitas for Marsha Kass Marks, Leah Hagedorn, Leonard Dinnerstein, Ronald H Bayor, Sharon Weinstein
 
22/13
         
    Financial: list of conference participants and fees paid; breakdown of conference expenses and income.  
22/14
         
       
Box 23
         
  J. 1989 Annual Conference - Charleston, SC (cancelled due to Hurricane Hugo)    
         
    Local Arrangements: notes from meeting of the local arrangements committee, May 1989  
23/1
         
    Conference PR: Press releases announcing postponement of conference due to Hurricane Hugo.  
23/2
         
    Brochure/Program: Conference brochures detail program and list session topics, speakers, events, etc; includes drafts of conference program, schedule and events.  
23/3
         
    Correspondence: re. conference arrangements; solicitation of speakers and confirmation that they will attend; requests for speakers’ resumes and biographical information; discussion re. local arrangements and financial matters pertaining to conference; discussion re. 1991 conference plans (Atlanta).  
23/4
         
    Conference Paper Proposals:
  1. "Humble Peddler to Community Leader: The Southern Jewish Experience" (Eve B. Coleman)
  2. "Subject to His Control: Jewish Women As Free Traders in South Carolina 1766-1827" (James W. Hagy)
  3. "How Three Small Jewish Communities Survived in Rural Southwest Virginia and Northeast Tennessee" (Dr. Sylvia Gaylor)
  4. "I.J. Schwartz, Kentucky and New Options for New Americans" (Gertrude Dubrovsky)
Vitas for Bobbie Malone, Bernard Wax, Marshall D. Krolick, Marjorie Hirth
 
23/5
         
    Financial: includes conference bookkeeping notes re. participants, fees paid and expenses  
23/6
         
  K. 1990 Annual Conference - Charleston, SC    
         
    Local Arrangements: memo from local arrangements committee to conference registrants re. helpful information about Charleston, transportation, parking, etc.; contract with Charleston Sheraton Hotel; list of those offering "Home Hospitality" and "Hosts for Friday Night"  
23/7
         
    Conference PR: Includes press release; call for paper proposal; invitation to publishers to send books for book exhibit and sale; save-the-date cards; pages from SJHS newsletter announcing conference and detailing how Hurricane Hugo affected Charleston Jewish sites.  
23/8
         
    Brochure/Program: Conference brochures detail program and list session topics, speakers, events, etc  
23/9
         
    Correspondence: correspondence re. conference arrangements; post conference correspondence thanking sponsors and speakers.  
23/10
         
    Participants: list of March 1990 participants; list of SJHS members in Charleston  
23/11
         
    Conference Paper Proposals:
  1. "The Southerner as American: Jewish Style" (Mark Bauman)-includes paper and Bauman’s vitae
  2. "Commentary on Paper Presented by Dr. Mark Bauman" (author?)-paper included
  3. "Summary of Session I" (Dr. Sheldon Hanft)-summary included
 
23/12
         
    Financial: Receipts, bank statements (First Federal of Charleston), invoices, deposit tickets related to conference expenses  
23/13
         
    Photographs: Misc. color photographs of conference speakers and meals.  
23/14
         
  L. 1990 Annual Conference – Jackson, MS    
         
    Local Arrangements: guidelines, "Hosting the Southern Jewish Historical Society Annual Meeting"; list of Local Arrangements Committee members.  
23/15
         
    Conference PR: Includes press release and call for paper proposals; news clippings announcing conference.  
23/16
         
    Brochure/Program: Conference brochures and program booklets detail program and list session topics, speakers, events, etc; includes welcome letter to participants from Mayor of Jackson, MS and Governor of Mississippi.  
23/17
         
    Correspondence: re. conference arrangements; solicitation of speakers and confirmation that they will attend; requests for speakers’ resumes and biographical information; discussion re. local arrangements and financial matters pertaining to conference; post conference correspondence thanking sponsors and speakers; discussion re. 1992 conference.  
23/18
         
    Participants: list of participants at the 15th Annual Conference; lists of who was attended each event.  
23/19
         
    Financial: invoices for books exhibited at annual conference.  
23/20
         
    Conference Questionnaires: completed SJHS Conference Response Questionnaires (filled out by participants to gauge conference successes and failures)  
23/21
         
       
Box 24
         
  M. 1991 Annual Conference – Alexandria, VA    
         
    Local Arrangements: list of conference ideas; key names and contacts; committee members; transportation arrangements; hotel contracts.  
24/1
         
    Conference PR: Includes press release and call for paper proposals; news clippings announcing conference; advertisement for conference in SJHS newsletter  
24/2
         
    Brochure/Program: Conference folder includes brochures which detail program, list session topics, speakers, events, etc; includes welcome letters to participants from local politicians and rabbis; maps of Alexandria; brochures and information about historic sites and Jewish interest sites; includes drafts of program.  
24/3
         
    Correspondence: re. conference arrangements; solicitation of speakers and confirmation that they will attend; requests for speakers’ resumes and biographical information; discussion re. local arrangements and financial matters pertaining to conference; post conference correspondence thanking sponsors and speakers; discussion re. 1993 conference plans.  
24/4
         
    Participants: list of 1991 conference registrants  
24/5
         
    Conference Paper Proposals:
  1. "Remembering the Saving of the S.S. Quanza Refugees on September 14, 1990: A Prelude to the Nazi Holocaust" (Stephen J. Morewitz and Susan B. Lieberman)-paper included
  2. "Southern Drawls and Foreign Accents: Alexandria’s Jewish Community 1901-1920" (Ruth Sinberg Baker)
  3. "Ambivalent Relations: Acceptance and Anti-Semitism in Confederate Thomasville" (Mark Greenberg)-paper included
  4. "Sephardic Synagogues of the South: Traditional and Non-Traditional" (Bruce Beeber)-draft of paper included
 
24/6
         
    Financial: Itemized conference expense and income figures; President’s hotel bill (for reimbursement)  
24/7
         
    Photographs: Color photographs of conference speakers, participants, banquets and luncheons.  
24/8
         
    Conference Questionnaires: completed SJHS Conference Response Questionnaires (filled out by participants to gauge conference successes and failures)  
24/9
         
       
Box 25
         
  N. 1992 Annual Conference – Montgomery, AL    
         
    Local Arrangements: notes from planning meetings; contracts with Governors House Hotel and Conference Center; correspondence re. tour of historic sites; agenda for Dedication of the Alfred Hugar Moses Conference Room.  
25/1
         
    Conference PR: Includes press release and call for paper proposals; news clippings announcing conference; post conference recap article written by Helen Silver for SJHS newsletter; includes invitation to dedication of the Captain Alfred Huger Moses Conference Room in Montgomery, AL.  
25/2
         
    Brochure/Program: Conference folder includes brochures which detail program, list session topics, speakers, events, etc; includes welcome letters to participants from local politicians and rabbis; brochures and information about historic sites and Jewish interest sites; history of Montgomery Jewish community; drafts of conference program and poem presented by Beryl H. Weiner, "On Being A Southern Jew"  
25/3
         
    Correspondence January-June: re. conference arrangements; solicitation of speakers and confirmation that they will attend; requests for speakers’ resumes and biographical information; discussion re. local arrangements and financial matters pertaining to conference.  
25/4
         
    Correspondence July-December: correspondence re. progress of conference arrangements; discussion re. local arrangements and financial matters pertaining to conference; post conference correspondence thanking sponsors and speakers; discussion re. 1993 conference.  
25/5
         
    Participants: Roster of 1992 meeting participants; list of events attended by each participant.  
25/6
         
    Conference Paper Proposals A-I: 
  1. "Samuel Ullman and Youth: The Life, The Legacy" (Margaret Armbrester)-paper included
  2. "Part II on the Southern Ties to Supreme Court Justice Black" (Jerome S. Cooper)-paper included
  3. "Judaism Denied on a Texas Tombstone" (Juliet George Dees)-paper included
  4. "Hamans and Torquemadas, Northern and Southern Jewish Responses to the Civil Rights Movement 1945-1965" (Marc Dollinger)-paper included
  5. "Charity Bound: Jewish Charities in New Orleans 1854-1906" (Karen Erdos)
 
25/7
         
    Conference Paper Proposals K-Z:
  • "Rabbinical Involvement in the Civil Rights Movement: The Example of Memphis, TN" (Berkley Kalin)-proposal only
  • "The Minis Family 1733-1992" (Kaye Kole)-paper included
  • "The Moses Family of Charleston, Montgomery and Sheffield and Their World 1772-1918" (John L. Loeb, Jr.)-paper included
  • "Sir Moses Jacob Ezekiel, Our Sephardic Sculptor" (Jack Ben-Rubin)-paper included
  • "The Courage of Conviction: Judah Benjamin" (Rabbi Laurence A. Schlesinger)-paper included
  • "Sir Moses Ezekiel: The Contribution of a Sculptor" (Guy R. Swanson)-paper included
  • "Stability and Mobility in the Small Jewish Community: Examples from Kentucky at the Turn of the Century" (Lee Shai Weissbach)-paper included
  •  
    25/8
             
        Financial: Budget and expense figures for 1992 meeting; phone bills generated during conference planning sessions.  
    25/9
             
        Conference Questionnaires: completed SJHS Conference Response Questionnaires (filled out by participants to gauge conference successes and failures)  
    25/10
             
           
    Box 26
             
      O. 1993 Annual Conference – Atlanta, GA    
             
        Local Arrangements: Suggestions for division of local committees (welcome kits, greeters, transportation, etc); correspondence re. transportation; contracts with Doubletree Hotel.  
    26/1
             
        Conference PR: Includes press release and call for paper proposals; news clippings announcing conference; list of institutions and publications sent "call for papers"; SJHS newsletter advertising conference.  
    26/2
             
        Brochure/Program: Conference folder includes brochures which details program and list session topics, speakers, events, etc; welcome letters from local and state politicians and information about Atlanta synagogues; list of conference speakers; poem, "Welcome to Atlanta" by Beryl H. Weiner; drafts of conference program with committee comments and suggestions.  
    26/3
             
        Correspondence January-June: re. conference arrangements; solicitation of speakers and confirmation that they will attend and present; requests for speakers’ resumes and biographical information; discussion re. local arrangements and financial matters pertaining to conference.  
    26/4
             
        Correspondence July-September: re. progress of arrangements; discussion re. conference financial matters; post-conference correspondence thanking sponsors and speakers; discussion re. 1994 conference.  
    26/5
             
        Participants: list of conference attendees; list of those attending various events (tours, dinners, services); list of SJHS Georgia members.  
    26/6
             
        Conference Paper Proposals:
    1. "The Transformation of Jewish Social Services in Atlanta, 1928-1948" (Mark Bauman)-paper included
    2. "Blacks, Jews and the Civil Rights Movement in Miami 1945-1960" (Raymond Mohl)-paper included
    3. "Little Rock’s Integration Crisis: The Jewish Response" (Carolyn Gray LeMaster)-paper included
    4. "Two Small Mercantile Families in Georgia" (Lee Brewer Jones)-paper included
    5. "South of Hester Street: Looking at the Jewish Experience in Georgia" (Louis Schmier)-paper included
    6. "The Man for the Position: Rhoda Kaufman and Atlanta’s Jewish Community" (Lee Polansky)-paper included
    7. "Jews and the South" (Edward Cohen)-proposal for documentary film
     
    26/7
             
        Financial: 1993 meeting budget and expense figures; invoices for expenses.  
    26/8
             
        Book Exhibit: correspondence re. arrangement of book exhibit; form letter sent to publishers requesting books for the exhibit.  
    26/9
             
        Photographs: (taken by Helen and Sid Silver and Ruth Waxman); color photographs of conference speakers, banquets, and book exhibit.  
    26/10
             
        Misc-John Shelton Reed: biographical sketch of John Shelton Reed; review of Reed’s book, "Kicking 

    Back: Further Dispatches from the South" and article re. other writings; Reed’s essay, "Ethnicity in the South, Observations on the Acculturation of Southern Jews"

     
    26/11
             
           
    Box 27
             
      P. 1994 Annual Conference – Raleigh, NC    
             
        Local Arrangements: list of 1994 Program Committee members; misc. hotel reservation.  
    27/1
             
        Conference PR: Includes press release and call for paper proposals; news clippings announcing conference; SJHS newsletter announcing conference; "save-the-date" fliers.  
    27/2
             
        Brochure/Program: Conference folder contains program details, lists session topics, speakers, events, etc; includes welcome letters from local rabbis and politicians; information re. historic sites (Jewish and non-Jewish) in Raleigh; information re. Shabbat services and North Carolina Jewish Organizations.  
    27/3
             
        Correspondence: re. conference arrangements; solicitation of speakers and confirmation that they will attend; requests for speakers’ resumes and biographical information; discussion re. local arrangements and financial matters pertaining to conference; post conference correspondence thanking sponsors and speakers.  
    27/4
             
        Participants: Roster of 1994 conference attendees.  
    27/5
             
        Papers submitted for Student Essay Prize in Southern Jewish History:
    1. "Women’s Role in Maintaining Jewish Culture in San Antonio, 1960-1969" (Rubinstein)-paper included
    2. "The New Americans: An Introduction to Recent Russian Jewish Immigrants in Memphis" (Loy)-paper included
    3. "Gefilte Fish and Grits" (Marks)-paper included
    4. "The American Jews and the Slavery Question" (Hankin)-paper included
    5. "Rural Southern Jews" (Cohen)-paper included
    6. "The Passage of the Maryland Jew Bill: 1797-1826" (Givin)-paper included
    7. "Here O Israel: The Reality of The Southern Jewish Presence" (Lord)-paper included
    8. "A Wandering Southern Jew" (Moody)-paper included
    9. "The Jews of Clarksburg: Community Adaptation and Survival, 1900-1960" (Weiner)-paper included
     
    27/6
             
        Financial: Budget and expense figures for 1994 annual meeting; tentative budget per person; hotel bills from Beryl Weiner’s conference stay.  
    27/7
             
        Conference Questionnaires: completed SJHS Conference Response Questionnaires (filled out by participants to gauge conference successes and failures)  
    27/8
             
        Misc.-Malcolm Stern Memorial: Correspondence re. tribute to Malcolm Stern to be published in the SJHS newsletter; copy of tributes to Stern published in the New York Times (Jan. 6, 1994)  
    27/9
             
           
    Box 28
             
      Q. 1995 Annual Conference – New Orleans, LA    
             
        Local Arrangements: List of conference committee members and host committee members.  
    28/1
             
        Conference PR: Includes "call for papers" press release and list of publications which received press releases.  
    28/2
             
        Brochure/Program: Conference folder contains program details, lists session topics, speakers, events, etc; includes welcome letters from local rabbis and politicians; information re. Jewish historic sites in New Orleans; copy of Beryl Weiner’s ‘Swan Song’ Speech at Business Meeting of the Southern Jewish Historical Society.  
    28/3
             
        Correspondence: re. progress of conference arrangements; solicitation of speakers and confirmation that they will attend; requests for speakers’ resumes and biographical information; discussion re. local arrangements and financial matters pertaining to conference; post conference correspondence thanking sponsors and speakers.  
    28/4
             
        Participants: roster of 1995 conference attendees  
    28/5
             
        Student Essay Contest Papers:
    1. "Identity and Assimilation: The Jewish Community of Houston, 1900-1925" (Stuart Rockoff)
    2. "The Responsa of Rabbi Tobias Geffen" (Charles Savenor)
    3. "Learning to Cook Kosher Grits: Jewish Women Adapt to the Ways of the South in Memphis, TN" (Dina A. Benita)
    4. "The Atlanta Jewish Community and how they became united to help the victims of Nazi persecution 1930-1940" (Jackie Indek)
     
    28/6
             
        Financial: Correspondence re. issue of Student Essay Prize checks  
    28/7
             
      R. 1996 Annual Conference – Miami, FL    
             
        Conference PR: news clipping from Heritage Florida Jewish News re. conference in Miami.  
    28/8
             
        Brochure/Program: Conference program details session topics, speakers, events.  
    28/9
             
        Correspondence: re. conference arrangements; information about speakers; discussion re. local arrangements and financial matters pertaining to conference; post conference correspondence thanking sponsors and speakers.  
    28/10
             
        Participants: roster of 1996 conference participants  
    28/11
             
        Financial: bank statement for 1996 conference account; 1996 conference budget.  
    28/12
             
        Photographs: color photographs of conference and speakers, exhibits, and Jewish monuments in Miami.  
    28/13
             
      S. 1997 Annual Conference – Hot Springs, AR    
             
        Conference PR: Includes several copies of SJHS newsletter which contain conference details; news clippings announcing conference.  
    28/14
             
        Brochure/Program: Conference program details session topics, speakers, events, etc; includes welcome letter from President Bill Clinton.  
    28/15
             
        Correspondence: re. conference arrangements; program proposals; discussion re. local arrangements and financial matters pertaining to conference; post conference correspondence.  
    28/16
             
        Participants: roster of 1997 conference attendees  
    28/17
             
      T. 1998 Annual Conference – Nashville, TN    
             
        Conference PR: Includes issues of SJHS newsletter which provide conference details; conference mailing list  
    28/18
             
        Brochure/Program: Conference program details session topics, speakers, events, etc; includes souvenir conference bag with cartoon drawing of "Dates of Importance in the History of Jews in Nashville"  
    28/19
             
        Correspondence: re. conference arrangements; mailing of conference registration forms  
    28/20
             
        Participants: roster of 1998 conference attendees  
    28/21
             
      U. 1999 Annual Conference – Richmond, VA    
             
        Brochure/Program: Conference program booklets detail session topics, speakers, events, etc; includes souvenir canvas conference bag.  
    28/22
             
        Correspondence: correspondence re. executive board meeting to be held at annual conference  
    28/23
             
      V. 2000 Annual Conference – Cincinnati, OH    
             
        Conference PR: issue of SJHS newsletter announcing annual conference (details and registration form)  
    28/24
             
        Brochure/Program: Conference folder (from Jacob Rader Marcus Center of the American Jewish Archives) contains program details and lists session topics, speakers, events, etc; includes details on upcoming Jewish historical events and exhibits and information re. American Jewish Archives  
    28/25
             
        Participants: roster 2000 conference attendees  
    28/26
             
      W. 2002 Annual Conference – Shreveport, LA: Conference PR: SJHS newsletter announcing 2002 annual conference.  
    28/27
             
    VIII   Southern Jewish Historical Society Newsletter 1982-2001  
    Box 29
             
      A. 1982: March, July, October  
    29/1
             
      B. 1983: Summer, Fall, Winter  
    29/2
             
      C. 1984: February, June, October  
    29/3
             
      D. 1985: February, June, September  
    29/4
             
      E. 1986: January, April, July, October  
    29/5
             
      F. 1987: January, April, July, October  
    29/6
             
      G. 1988: January, April, July, October  
    29/7
             
      H. 1989: January, April, July, October  
    29/8
             
      I. 1990: January, April, July, October  
    29/9
             
      J. 1991: January, April, July, October  
    29/10
             
      K. 1992: January, April, July, October  
    29/11
             
      L. 1993: January, April, July, September  
    29/12
             
      M. 1994: January, April, July, August, December  
    29/13
             
      N. 1995: March, June, July, December  
    29/14
             
      O. 1996: March, June, August, December  
    29/15
             
      P. 1997: March, June, August, September  
    29/16
             
      Q. 1998: April, Summer, Fall  
    29/17
             
      R. 1999: Spring, Summer, Fall  
    29/18
             
      S. 2000: Spring, Fall, Winter (2 different issues)  
    29/19
             
      T. 2001: Spring  
    29/20
             
      U. Newsletter-Misc  
    29/21
             
    IX.   Audio/VHS Tapes of Annual Conference Sessions and Misc. other programs  
    Box 30
             
      A. 1992 Annual Conference, Montgomery, AL: Seven standard cassette tapes; two micro cassette tapes:

    Tape #1: Sightseeing tour of Montgomery, AL, "You Can Trace Your Roots"-Dr. Malcolm Stern; Opening of 17th Annual Conference

    Tape #2: Proceedings of 17th Annual Conference, Session I , "Stability and Mobility in the Small Jewish Communities: Examples from Kentucky"-Lee Shai Weissbach, "Minis Family of Savannah, GA"-Kaye Kole; "Judaism Denied on a Texas Gravestone"-Juliet George

    Tape #3: Welcome at Luncheon – Laurie Weil, Berkley Kalin introducing Jerome Cooper who spoke on U.S Supreme Court Justice Hugo Black; Session II, "Rabbis Fineshriber and Ettelson"-Berkley Kalin

    Tape #4: "Rabbi Wax and Memphis Sanitation Workers Strike"-Patricia LaPointe; "North and South Community Responses to Civil Rights Movement"-Dr. Marc Dollinger; Remarks and Q & A

    Tape #5: Ceremonial Speeches at the House of the Mayors; Conference Banquet remarks; "History of the Moses Family"-Kenneth Libo

    Tape #6: End of business session; Session III: Symbolism and Community Service

    Tape #7: Closing Luncheon; Sam Proctor paper on Columbus Quincentennial

    Micro Cassette #1: 2pm session; Rabbi Stern

    Micro Cassette #2: 3rd session

       
             
      B. 1993 Annual Conference, Atlanta, GA: Six standard cassette tapes

    Tape 1: Polansky’s paper on Rhoda Kaufman-Atlanta’s Premier Social Worker; Dr. Mark Bauman, "Atlanta’s Jewish Social Services 1930-1948"

    Tape 2: luncheon speeches by Sandy Berman and Sunny Stern; Mark I. Greenberg, "Southern Jewish History-New Paths for the Historical"; Dr. Louis Schmier, "New Ways of Looking at Jews in Georgia"

    Tape 3: Q & A for Schmier and Greenberg; "Georgia Roots of Strauss Family; first half of banquet and Eli Evans address

    Tape 4: Sunday AM Business meeting: Dr. Henry Green

    Tape 5: Dr. Henry Green contd.; Carolyn Le Master; Dr. Raymond Mohl

    Tape 6: Closing luncheon address and installation by Justin Wyner

       
             
      C. 1994 Annual Conference, Raleigh, NC: Six standard cassette tapes; one micro cassette tape

    Tape #1: Session I-Rabbi John Friedman and Professor L. Rogoff, topic: "Southern Racial Perceptions: Jews and African Americans on the Racial Divide"

    Tape #2: C. Hughes, "Mordecai Plantations and its Inhabitants"; Penny Richards on life of Ellen Mordecai; Emily Bingham’s paper on Rachel Mordecai’s attempt to convert to Christianity

    Tape #3: Session III

    Tape #4: Banquet and Dr. J.S. Reed

    Tape #5: Business Meeting

    Tape #6: Belinda Gergel, "Israelites of Columbia, SC"

    Micro Cassette: "Last Tape" ??

       
             
      D. 1995 Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA: Eight standard cassette tapes

    Tape #1: First session on rabbis

    Tape #2: Cathy Kahn on river diseases-benevolent societies in New Orleans; Patricia LaPointe

    Tape #3: ?

    Tape #4: Terry Barr, Saturday banquet

    Tape #5: Banquet

    Tape #6: Sunday

    Tape #7: Sunday

    Tape #8: ?

       
             
      E. 1996 Annual Conference, Miami, FL: Seven standard cassette tapes

    Tape#1: Keynote speaker, Melanie Faye Green

    Tape #2: Dale Rosengarten

    Tape #3: Samuel Proctor on Yulees; Catherine Kahn and Bennett Bramson on Miami Hotel restrictions

    Tape #4: Kenn Treister; Dr. Samuel Proctor on the Moses Levy/Sen. David Levy Ulec story

    Tape #5: Murray Dubbin?

    Tape #6: Paper by Dr. Mark Greenberg; award of SJHS paper about Herman Gligowsky; introduction by Dr. Samuel Proctor

    Tape #7: Jewish Politicians in South Florida by Murray Dubin; second half of business meeting

       
             
        Misc. SJHS Cassette and VHS Tapes  
    Box 31
             
      A. Interview with Mina Surasky Tropp by Dr. Arnold 
    Shankman, Dec. 18, 1978: Two standard cassette tapes
       
             
      B. Interview with Mina Surasky Tropp by Dr. Arnold Shankman, March 1, 1979: One standard cassette tape    
             
      C. Interview with Esther Surasky Persky by Dr. Arnold Shankman, Aiken, SC, July 12, 1980: Two standard cassette tapes    
             
      D. Interview with Carrie Teller Pollitzer, Sept. 26, 1973, Charleston, SC: One standard cassette tape; interviewed by Constance Myers, a retired professor of the University of South Carolina    
             
      E. 1992 SJHS Program Meeting for Annual Conference, April 12, 1992: One micro cassette; includes typed transcription of meeting; taped by Beryl H. Weiner    
             
      F. "Notes from Sheldon Hanft & Other SJHS" May 22, 1992: One micro cassette; taped by Beryl H. Weiner    
             
      G. 1992 SJHS Program Meeting for Annual Conference, June 21, 1992: One micro cassette; taped by Beryl H. Weiner    
             
      H. Misc standard cassette tape, "H. Banquet, August 1992"    
             
      I. VHS Tape, "Smile" by Mya Akerling    
             
      J. VHS Tape, "The Righteous Remnant-Preview," 1996    
             
      K. VHS Tape, "Four Little Girls," Michelle Forman, Associate Producer     
             
             
             
    X.   Jewish Interest Material (by State)    
           
    Box 32
             
      A. Alabama    
             
        Synagogues: booklets, pamphlets, newsletters from Temple Mishkan Israel (Selma), Temple Beth El (Birmingham), Beth Shalom (Auburn)  
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        News Clippings: image of Rabbi Sol Landau with president of Auburn University  
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        Publications: announcements re. Jewish history titles (Judaic Studies Series) from University of Alabama Press  
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        Misc. information re. Abram Mordecai and Alabama’s first cotton gin  
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      B. Arkansas    
             
        Synagogues: commemorative histories of Congregation B’nai Israel (Little Rock); information re. establishment of a Jewish synagogue in Little Rock, 1869; copies of historical documents re. founding of Congregation House of Israel (1880s) in Garland County  
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        News Clippings: re. exhibit "A Heritage Revealed" focusing on the Arkansas Jewish Community (1988); includes photographs of exhibits  
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        Misc.-Charles H. Elias: compilation of biographical materials on Charles H. Elias (1918-1999)  
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        Misc.: Includes paper "Mad Flag"; questionnaire for data on Arkansas Jewry.  
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      C. California: press release (1989) re. tour, "Colonies in the Deep South" which explores the American Jewish experience in Southern states put together by California tour company, Classical Tours West; brochure for Magnes Museum (Berkley) outreach programs  
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      D. Colorado: four postcards of Jewish families in Colorado, ca. late 1800s-early 1900s: The Morris Hayutin Family, Robert Lazar Miller and Stanley Stein, Sam Cohen and family, Max Stein  
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      E. Florida    
             
        News Clippings (1983-1994): re. accomplishments of prominent Florida Jews and Jewish history; announcements of SJHS conferences  
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        Publications: "The Jewish Presence in Latin America"-conference program, 1987; "Jewish Community Alliance of Jacksonville," 1986; "Florida Jewish Demography 1989"; Amudim, newsletter of the Center for Jewish Studies at the University of Florida, 1990; calendar (1992/1993) published by Riverside Gordon Memorial Chapels; Pensacola History Spring 1996, issue covers Pensacola Jewish History   
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        Publications-Mosaic: exhibit brochures; project catalog; several issues of Mosaic-Jewish Life in Florida: Tiles include Summer 1988, Fall 1989, Winter 1989, Spring 1990, Fall 1990, Fall 1991  
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        Programs: guides to Mosaic programs and 1995 Jewish Lecture series  
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        Misc.: Financial overview of Mosaic project, 1990  
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      F. Georgia    
             
        Synagogues: Booklet, "Congregation Beth Jacob’s First Fifty Years, 1943-1993" and 1993-1994 Calendar/Directory (Atlanta)  
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        News Clippings (1958-1993): re. accomplishments of prominent Georgia Jews; Georgia Jewish history articles; announcements of SJHS conferences  
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        Publications: The Georgia Historical Quarterly, Summer 1987 featuring article, "Savannah’s Bull Street: The Man Behind Its Name" by B.H. Levy  
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        Programs: pamphlet announcing Jewish Genealogical Society of Georgia programs; brochure for Roots and Wings Life Stories (oral history to video company); brochure for exhibit, "Binding Ties: A Photographic Glimpse of the Jewish Experience in Georgia" by Dr. Louis Schmier, 1984; lecture, "Los Muestros-The Sephardim of Atlanta," 1992  
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        Misc.: program from Augusta Chapter of Hadassah Donor Dinner, 1980; proclamation by Governor of Georgia recognizing the reunion of the Guthman Family (1990) marking their 150th year in Georgia; announcement re. 1993 Atlanta Jewish Festival  
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      G. Illinois: announcement for AJHS conference, "Strategies for Survival in America," Chicago, 1984; Morasha, newsletter of Jewish Genealogical Society of Illinois, Oct. 1988; exhibit program for "Jewish Life in America, Fulfilling the American Dream",1985, Museum of Science and Industry  
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      H. Louisiana    
             
        Synagogues: Newsletter, March 1990, Society of Friends of Touro Synagogue Update  
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        Publications: announcement for "Kosher Southern-Style Cookbook" from Pelican Publishing Company, Jan. 1993  
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        News Clippings (1982): re. exhibit at Louisiana State Museum, "Two Centuries of Jewish History in New Orleans"  
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      I. Maryland: news clipping re. opening of Jewish Heritage Center in Baltimore (1987) includes aerial view photograph of Center; information sheet re. "The Historical and Geographical Distribution Pattern of Jewish Synagogues in Baltimore, MD"; brochure, Lloyd Street Synagogue; press release and rental information re. exhibit, "Solomon Nunes Carvalho: Painter, Photographer and Prophet in 19th Century America" at the Jewish Historical Society of Maryland, 1989  
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      J. Michigan: article, "Southern Jews: Their National Contributions Date Back to the 1600s" published in the MSU (Michigan State University) Southern Voice, Jun 1989  
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      K. Mississippi    
             
        Synagogues: program from 100th Anniversary Celebration of Gemiluth Chassed Synagogue (Port Gibson) 1991; list of Mississippi synagogues by town  
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        News Clippings (1956-1990): re. Mississippi’s Jewish cemeteries; re. opening and programs at the Museum of Southern Jewish History  
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        Publications: announcement re. publication of "The Lonely Days Were Sundays" by Eli N. Evans, University Press of Mississippi, 1993; booklet, "Burial Index For Beth Israel Cemetery and Ohel Jacob Cemetery, Meridian Mississippi" (1996)  
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        Programs: Schedule of traveling exhibit, "Images of Southern Jewish Life, Tour 1: Louisiana and Mississippi" (1991); brochure for workshop, "Who U Are Who I Am: Teaching Multiculturalism in Mississippi: A Workshop for Teachers" 1992  
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        Museum of the Southern Jewish Experience, Utica, Mississippi : museum information pamphlets; copies of incorporation certificates and charter (1987); minutes of Board of Directors meetings (1992); issues of newsletter, Circa, Spring 1992, Fall 1993; booklet, "Keeping the Story Alive" chronicles history of museum’s erection; fundraising packet; flier, "Opportunities for Dedication or Memorials" at the Museum of Southern Jewish Experience  
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        Misc.: statement re. need to document historical sites of Jewish interest in Mississippi  
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      L. New York    
             
        News Clippings: re. conference in New Orleans on Black-Jewish relations, 1989; re. Jewish history in small towns of the South, 1991; re. a racist and anti-Semite named Buford Furrow, 1999  
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        Programs: exhibit, "Yiddish Film Between Two Worlds," at the Museum of Modern Art, 1992; information re. guided journey of Jewish points of interest in greater New York; catalog, B’nai Brith Lecture Bureau, 1985-1986  
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        Coalition for Alternatives in Jewish Education: membership brochures; newsletter (1986): CAJE Yearbook 1985-1986; CAJE membership directory 1986-1987  
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        Misc.: letter to Jon Barton (1946) from a delegate of the Narveker Society informing him that his niece was the only member of his family to survive the Holocaust in Narveker and was in need of assistance; Strauss Family Newsletter, "wholedamfam" July 1993  
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      M. North Carolina    
             
        Synagogues: History of the Temple of Israel (Wilmington) 1876-2001; brochure on Beth El Congregation and Center (Durham); Calendar of Events (1987-1988) pertaining to 100 year celebration of Beth-El Synagogue and Durham-Chapel Hill Jewish Community  
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        News Clippings (1956-2001): re. accomplishments of prominent North Carolina Jews; North Carolina Jewish history articles; announcements of SJHS conferences  
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        Publications: newsletter of the Durham-Chapel Hill Jewish Federation, The Menorah, Sept-Oct. 1987; announcement of Jewish related publications from the University of North Carolina Press  
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        Programs: pamphlet, "Program Notes for Video, Seventh Street to Shalom Park" from Charlotte Jewish Historical Society, 1993-1994, Carnegie Gallery; announcement for conference, "Heritage: The Jewish Experience in the South", 1986; brochure for public program series, "South of Hester Street, Reflections of Three Centuries of Jewry", Autumn 1987 (Durham); exhibition guide to "Living Heritage: Jewish Ceremonial Art" at Duke University Museum of Art, 1987; announcement of several lectures and courses (Jewish Studies Institute) presented by the UNC-Asheville Center for Jewish Studies; brochure for exhibit, "Migrations: Jewish Settlers of Eastern North Carolina", Rosenzweig Museum and Jewish Heritage Foundation of North Carolina  
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        Misc.: Call for papers for UNC-Asheville conference, "Jewish Culture in the South, Past, Present and Future," 1988; list of projects completed by the Carolinas Association of Jewish Women and Men  
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      N. Oklahoma: brochure for First Annual Oklahoma B’nai Brith Institute of Judaism: A Modern Encounter with the Bible, 1985  
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      O. Pennsylvania: Membership information for the Jewish Genealogical Society of Philadelphia  
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      P. Rhode Island: information/history about the Touro Synagogue National Historic Site, Newport, Rhode Island  
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      Q. South Carolina: news article (ca. 1930s), "Prominent Women of Columbia" about Mrs. Julian H. Hennig; essay, "A Return to Charleston" by Saul Viener; news clippings from SC Jewish publications re. work of the SJHS; "Report of the Jewish Historical Society of South Carolina, 1996;   
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      R. Tennessee    
             
        News Clippings (1990s): re. accomplishments of prominent Tennessee Jews; Tennessee Jewish history articles  
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        Publications: booklet, "Historic Sites of Nashville and Davidson County"; three issues (Sept. 1987, Feb. 1988, Dec. 1991) of Newsletter of Jewish Historical Society of Memphis and the Mid-South; bibliography of Memphis Jews; newsletter (Fall 1987), Center for Southern Folklore; finding aid, "The Goldsmith Department Store Collection" (Memphis), 1992  
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        Programs: announcement of conference, "Southern Rabbis’ Involvement in Black Civil Rights," Memphis, 1995; brochure for slide/cassette program, "The History of the Jewish Community of Nashville"  
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        Misc.: Information card about, "The Archives of The Jewish Federation of Nashville and Middle Tennessee  
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      S. Texas    
             
        Publications: Newsletter of the Dallas Jewish Archives, Spring, Fall 1987; Newsletter of the Dallas Jewish Historical Society, Spring 1989, Summer 1990, Oct. 1997; essay, "Some Selected Names in the History of Dallas’ Jewish Community" by Ann T. Ackerman; announcement of publication, "Pioneer Jewish Texans"  
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        Programs: information on the Jewish Studies Program and Texas Christian University; program folder from Annual Gathering of the Texas Jewish Historical Society, March 1993, San Antonio  
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        Commemorative Book: "Event of the Decade/Temple Emanu-El of Greater Miami, Saturday Evening The Seventeenth of December Nineteen Hundred and Eighty Eight" Miami, FL  
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      T. Virginia    
             
        Synagogues: post card images and booklet, "Treasures from the Collection" of Temple Beth Ahabah Richmond); 1998-1999 Budget for Congregation Temple Sinai; program from laying of the cornerstone at Temple Beth Israel, 1982 (Charlottesville);   
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        News Clippings (1982-1986) : re. accomplishments of prominent Virginia Jews; articles re. Virginia Jewish history   
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        Publications-Generations: Journal of Congregation Beth Ahabah Museum and Archives Trust, Dec. 1988, Feb, May, Sept. 1989, Feb. 1990, Feb., May 1991  
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        Publications: The Jewish News, March 5, 1982; "Faces of the Past, Voices of the Future: An Historical Exhibition Celebrating 150th Anniversary of Ohef Sholom Temple, 1994 (Norfolk); exhibit catalog, "Custom/Ritual in Jewish Ceremonial Life", Congregation Beth Ahabah Museum and Archives Trust, 1990-1991, Richmond; Metropolitan Richmond Multicultural Guide; "Diary of Private Louis Merz, C.S.A. of the West Point Guards, Camp Jackson, VA, 1862 (typescript); Spring 1992 issue of Menorah Review, Center for Judaic Studies of Virginia Commonwealth University Newsletter  
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        Programs: flier for conference on Southern History in Richmond; brochures for exhibits, "Lynchburg’s Jewish Heritage" at Adugath Sholom, 1986 and "Commonwealth and Community: The Jewish Experience in Virginia" at the Chrysler Museum of Art, 1998; information card about the Beth Ahabah Museum and Archives, Richmond; program announcement from the Peninsula Jewish Historical Society, Newport News, 2000 on history of peninsula synagogues and temples; announcement for annual Jewish book fair sponsored by Jewish Community Center of Tidewater (Norfolk), 1984  
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        Misc.-Samuel Werth: compilation of biographical material about Samuel Werth and his work mapping Jewish cemeteries in Virginia  
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        Misc. list of cemetery location in Virginia-includes statistics about number of deceased in each location; several color photographs of exhibit on the Jewish Community of Lynchburg, VA, 1987  
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      U. Washington D.C    
             
        Publications: information brochure on Jewish Genealogical Society of Greater Washington; several issues (Spring 1989, Winter 1989, Spring 1990) of Mishpacha, the quarterly publication of the Jewish Genealogical Society of Greater Washington  
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        Programs: Information booklet about the International Workshop on Heritage and Conservation: Jerusalem as a Laboratory, 1986; press release and information re. exhibit, "Tzedakah: Jewish Women Creating a Capital Community, 1895-1948" sponsored by Jewish Historical Society of Greater Washington, 1996; misc. information about the B’nai Brith Institute’s "Dial a Scholar" program; order form for cassette tapes of Hadassah’s 78th National Convention in DC, 1992  
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      V. American Jewish Historical Society: information brochures; conference announcements and program booklets; two copies of Local Jewish Historical Society News, Fall 1987, Winter 1990  
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      W. Misc.    
             
        News Clippings (1967-1997): Jewish interest articles from various states and publications  
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        Papers: 
    1. compilation of biographical material about the Moses family of Sheffield, Alabama
    2. "Jewish Duelists of the Old South" (Norma Ullian Greenstein)
    3. excerpt about the Rich family from Leon Harris’s book, "The Merchant Princes"
    4. "Shalom Y’all: The Documentary
    5. "The Quiet Voices: Southern Rabbis and Black Civil Rights From the Late 19th Century to the Modern Era" (Mark Bauman and Berkley Kalin)
     
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        Other: compilation of information re. "Institutions of Higher Learning That Teach Jewish Civilization"; June 1980 issue of Analysis from the Institute for Jewish Policy Planning and Research; publication, "The Cemetery We Rededicate" by Thomas J. Tobias, 1964; typescript of "President Ford’s Speech Dedicating the Exhibition ‘The Jewish Community in Early America 1654-1830", 1980; suggested reading list for those wishing to know more about Lady Judith and Sir Moses Motefiore; order form for publication, "Where They Lie: The Story of the Jewish Soldiers of the North and South Whose Deaths Occurred During the Civil War"; information folder, "Roots and Branches: A Presentation on Jewish Genealogy by Miriam Weiner"; issue of the America Jewish Times Outlook Jan-Feb. 1989  
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    XI.   Robert Persky Papers (1930s-1980s)  
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      A. Personal Papers: letter (1996) from Saradona Persky Lefkowitz transferring her father’s (Robert Persky) papers to the Southern Jewish Historical Society; Robert Perksy’s passport, 1950s; driver’s license, selective service card, 1940s; bank statements and receipts, 1930s-1940s; Augusta Business license, 1965; certificate of appreciation from Augusta Federation of Jewish Charities, 1969; biographical sketch of Robert Persky 1908-1989  
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      B. Membership Cards: Persky’s membership cards from B.P.O Elks (1943-1985); misc. law associations (1947-1973); Zionist organizations (1940s-1960s); Mrs. Robert Persky’s membership cards to various organizations   
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      C. Photographs (1950s-1960s): head shot of Robert Persky, ca. 1960; Persky in group photograph, 1967; with group at the Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) Convention, 1956; photocopy images of Perksy at other ZOA conventions 1950s  
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      D. News Clippings (1933-1972): advertisement (1933) to "Vote for Robert A. Persky" for Georgia Representative; articles from misc. Jewish publications re. Persky’s work with the ZOA and Israel bonds; misc. mentions re. Persky’s political career; re. presentation of a Torah to the Adas Yeshurun Synagogue in Augusta, GA, 1972   
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      E. Correspondence 1940s: correspondence to and from Persky; topics include: Persky’s work with group, Materials For Palestine, and his role in sending trench periscopes, range finders, tents, shovels and other supplies and materials to the group; re. salvage property, sold "as is" from the Augusta Arsenal.  
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      F. Correspondence 1950s: correspondence from Robert Persky to his family while he was in Jerusalem (attending the 23rd World Zionist Conference) and Paris; details about the conference; updates on relatives in Israel.  
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      G. Correspondence 1960s: re. another trip to Jerusalem; engagement of Persky’s daughter; letter from Carl Sanders, President of the Georgia Senate, to Persky re. a bill Persky opposed.  
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      H. Correspondence 1970s-1980s: topics include Persky’s role in the export of a Torah from Israel for an Augusta, GA synagogue; letter (draft) from Persky to Yitzchak Shamir, President of Israel, voicing his objections to any changes in The Law of Return (1987); condolence letter to Saradona Persky Lefkowitz from Shimon Perez re. the death of her father, Robert Persky (1989); letters of appreciation from various Augusta institutions which received funds from Robert Perksy’s estate  
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      I. Zionist Organization of America 1940s-1960s: includes convention programs and annual reports; publication, "American Zionism: Diagnosis and Prognosis" 1956; program from American Zionist Council Leadership tour, 1969; misc. convention items (pins, admission cards to conference events, etc)  
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      J. 23rd Zionist Conference, Jerusalem, 1951: packet of material Robert Persky received as a conference participant; includes, "Proposals of the Political Committee to the 23rd Zionist Congress"; booklet, "The Role and Function of the Zionist Congress"; Financial report of the Keren Hayesod 1946-1951; publication "The Exodus from Yemen"; handbook for Keren Hayesod youth leaders; the Keren Hayesod Art Calendar  
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        23rd Zionist Conference, Jerusalem, 1951: Duplicate conference folder  
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      H. Augusta, GA Jewish Community: booklets from dedication services for Congregation Children of Israel, 1951 and for Adas Yeshurun Synagogue, 1954; mention of Augusta Hebrew School in the March 1949 issue of the Vaad Bulletin (published by Mizrachi National Education Committee)  
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      J. Misc.: children’s paper cap, "Simchath Torah"; 1949 map of Israel; copy of publication, "Mortimer May, Foot Soldier in Zion" signed to Robert Persky by Mortimer May, 1963; program from the National Conference for Palestine of the United Palestine Appeal, Washington DC, 1947  
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      K. Photocopies of Robert Persky Collection  
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