Philadelphia Jewish Archives Collection Vertical files
Philadelphia Jewish Archives Collection Vertical Files
Circa 1920 – circa 2000s
7.5 linear feet (6 boxes)
Special Collections Research Center, Temple University Libraries
Materials in English.
Detailed Collection Information
Description of Collection
The Philadelphia Jewish Archives Collection Vertical Files are an accumulation of items that document Jewish history in Philadelphia. The collection consists of photocopies of newspaper articles, pamphlets, ephemeral items such as brochures, flyers and event programs and other miscellaneous materials relating to persons, places, organizations, and topical subjects. Some folders contain extensive information on a particular subject, while others hold only a single item. The vertical files provide background information on important cultural and historical events, businesses, and community leaders related to the Jewish community in the Greater Philadelphia region.
Organization and Arrangement
The vertical files are arranged alphabetically by subject, person, or organization name.
Collection is open for research.
Collections Stored Off-Site
This collection may be housed off-site at the Library Depository, and require up to two business days to retrieve. Please review the finding aid and be prepared to identify specific materials to be retrieved. Contact the Special Collections Research Center in advance of your visit, so that materials may be relocated to the reading room for research.
Publication and Copyright Information
The Philadelphia Jewish Archives Collection Vertical Files are the physical property of the Special Collections Research Center, Temple University Libraries. Literary rights including copyright belong to the organization, authors, or their legal heirs and assigns. Researchers are responsible for determining the identity of rights holders and obtaining their permission for publication and for other purposes where stated.
[Description and date of item], [Collection title], [Collection ID], Special Collections Research Center, Temple University Libraries, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Donated by various donors beginning in the 1970s. Further accruals expected.
Finding aid prepared according to contemporary archival standards in May 2013 by Jessica M. Lydon, Associate Archivist
The following headings have been used to index the description of this collection in Temple University’s electronic catalog:
Clippings (information artifacts)
Inventory, Philadelphia Jewish Archives Collection Vertical Files
700 East Alumni Association
76ers Salute to Israel
7901 Tenants Association
Adath Zion Congregation
Akiba Hebrew Academy
Alliance of American Lithuanian Jews and Vicinity
Allied Jewish Campaign
American Board of Missions to the Jews
American Council for Judaism
American Gathering of Jewish Holocaust Survivors
American German Jewish Club
American Israel Cultural Foundation
American Red Magen David for Israel Liberty Chapter
Anne Frank Institute of Philadelphia
Anti-Defamation League of B'nai B'rith
Anti-Zionist resolution 1975
Aronson, Joe and Penny
Asbell, Milton B.
Asher, Lila Oliver
Ashkenazaic guide to assembling genealogy
Associated Talmud Torahs
Association for Jewish Children
Association of Jewish Holocaust Survivors
Association of Parents of American Israelis
Auerbach Central Agency for Jewish Education
Babbitts, Bernard S.
Bender, Natalie N.
Beth El Congregation
Beth Emanuel Messianic Fellowship
Beth Emeth B'nai Yitzhok
Beth Sar Shalom Fellowship
Beth Sholom Congregation
Beth Sholom Congregation Archives
Betty the Caterer
Bible Doll Lady (Diana Slavin Forman)
Blanc, Victor H.
Blatt, Edward D.
B'nai B'rith District Three
B'nai B'rith Group Vocational Guidance Service
B'nai B'rith various lodges
B'nai B'rith Veteran's Affairs and Armed Forces
B'nai B'rith Women
Bobby Block music
Boslover Ahavas Achim Belzer Association
Bureau for Jewish Children Philadelphia Pennsylvania, 
Burok, Moses J.
Business and Professional Women's Group of Hadassah
Cakemasters Kosher Bakery
Camac Health Club
Cantor, Gilbert N.
Center City Recontructionist Synagogue
Central Committee of the Yiddishe Folkshuln
Chaim Weizmann Lodge 1263 B'nai B'rith
Cherry, F. S.
Cohen, Charles C.
Comparitive Study of Heights, Weights, and Nutrition of Jewish Dependant Children in Philadelphia, 1920
Congergation B'nai Israel-Ohev Zedek B'nai Halberstam
Congregation Adath Jeshurun
Congregation Beth Am Israel
Congregation Beth Hamedrosh
Congregation Beth T'fillah of Overbrook Park
Congregation Beth Uziel
Congregation B'nai Abraham
Congregation B'nai Abraham Ansi Russia regulations translation
Congregation Kol Tzedek
Congregation Mikveh Israel
Congregation Tifereth of Lower Bucks County
Congregation Tikvas Israel
Consulate General of Israel in Philadelphia
Continuity and Change exhibit
Cooper, Eli Louis
Dalsimer, Leon and Freidenrich, Fannie
Dannenbaum, Henriette and Lauchheimer, Jeanette
Delware Valley Olim
Denny, Norman David Denny
Echoes that Remain (film)
Edmundson, William Bertram
Ellis, Abraham M.
Ellis, Richard A.
Etz Chaim Center for Jewish Studies
Exodus: an organ of the Union of Councils for Soviet Jews
Federation Day Care Services
Federation of Jewish Agencies of Greater Philadelphia
Federation of Jewish Men's Clubs Mid-Atlantic Region
Federtaion Housing Shalom Harbor House
First Unitarian Church of Philadelphia
Fishman, William S.
Fleisher memorial by Violet Oakley
Fleisher, Robert Henry
Forman, Louis D.
Franks, Clara Markowitz
Free Loan Societies
Garber, Daniel C.
Gedance, Lillian Berdow
General Report of the Survey of the Jewish Child Care Situation in Philadelphia, 1920
General Summary of the Reports of the Juvenile Aid Society in Philadelphia, 1920
Germantown Jewish Centre
Gimbel, Ellis A.
Ginsburg, Lena Orlow
Glassman, Philip I.
Gold, Joseph E.
Goldberg, Edward I.
Goldblatt, Emanuel "Menchy"
Golden Slipper Square Club
Golden Slipper Square Club Uptown Home
Goldenberg Candy Company
Green Hill Lodge 2611 B'nai B'rith
Gross, Shelly and Guber, Lee
Gutman, Jacob C.
Hammes, Tobi G. S.
Handbook for Soviet Jewish Immigrants in Philadelphia, 1980
Har Hazaism Cemetery
Har Jehuda Cemetery
Har Sinai Rabbi Louis Parris Center City Lodge #8 B'nai B'rith
Har Zion Hebrew School
Har Zion Sunday School
Har Zion Temple
Harrison's department store
Hartz, Ruth Kapp
Haym Solomon Memorial Park
Health Services of the Federation of Jewish Agencies, August 1962
Hebrew Association for the Deaf
Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society
Hebrew Mutual Cemetery
Hebrew Orphan's Home Report
Histadrut Council of Folk Organizations
Hodes, Natalie Lansing
Hoffman, Gail Rebecca
Hurwitz, Donald B.
Hyman, Libby Haynes
Hyneman, Elias Leon
Interfaith Council on the Holocaust
Interfaith Youth Poetry Project
International Jewish Cemetery Project
Israel and the Gulf War
Israel Lebanon Crisis
Israel Philharmonic Orchestra
Israel, Six Day War, 1967
Israeli Independence Day
Israel's Threat to Judaism
Jacobs, Bernath L.
Jacobs, Norman N.
Jacobson, Alvin Joseph
Jamison, Judith Jaffe
Jewish baseball players
Jewish Christian relations
Jewish Community Center of Southern NJ
Jewish Community Centers of Greater Philadelphia David G. Neuman Senior Center Local Legacies project
Jewish Community Festical of Arts, Books, and Culture
Jewish Community Relations Council
Jewish Federation of Trenton, NJ
Jewish Folk Chorus
Jewish Folkshulen of Philadelphia
Jewish football players
Jewish Foster Home and Orphan Asylum
Jewish labor unions
Jews for Jesus
Jews in South Philadelphia
Jews: Race, Nation, or Religion?, 1936
Kaiserman, Kevy K.
Katz, Harry J.
Kaufmann, Arthur C.
Kirschner, Isadore L.
Klausner, Samuel Z.
Kohn, Blanche Wolf
Kramer, Samuel Noah
Landes, David S.
Leon, Max Manuel
Lertzman, Louis Perry
Levy, Uriah Phillips
Lew Tendler's Restaurant
Lewis, William M.
Lispon, D. Herbert
Loeb, William S.
Malavasky family choir
Malerman, Newt & Rina
Mann, Frederic, R.
Marks, Bernard R.
Mastbaum, Jules E.
Matt, Hershel J.
Memorial Committee for the Six Million Jewish Martyrs
Messianic Jewish Center
Mid-City Lodge #2146 B'nai B'rith
Middle East peace process
Miller, Frederic M.
Monument to the Six Million Jewish Martyrs
Morais, Henry Samuel
Moss Rehabilitation Hospital
Narrow, Morton & Judith
National Foundation for Jewish Culture
National Museum of American Jewish History
New Jersey Jewish Community
Nippon, Edward & Sylvia
Olanoff, Rose S.
Orodenker, Maurie & Edith
Oser, Harris E.
Oshiver, Harry J.
Pannonia Beneficial Association constiution and bylaws, 1911
Parents of North American Israelis
Pelberg, Abraham & Esther
Perelman, Leon J.
Philadelphia B'nai B'rith Council
Philadelphia Center on the Holocaust, Genocide and Human Rights
Philadelphia Chapter of Hadassah
Philadelphia Chapter of Hadassah News Bulletin
Philadelphia Committee of the Tel Aviv Foundation
Philadelphia Committee, American Israel Public Affairs Committee
Philadelphia Coordinating Council on the Holocaust
Philadelphia Fur Workers Union Local 53
Philadelphia Israel Alliance
Philadelphia Jewish Children's School
Philadelphia Jewish organizations list, circa 1938
Philadelphia Junior Hadassah
Piwosky, Abram P.
Polin, Benajamin H.
Polsky, Herman J.
Presseisen, Ernst L.
Reconstructionist Rabbinical College
Redstone, Arthur L.
Report on Jewish Day Nurseries of Philadelphia, 1920
Report on Jewish Foster Home in Philadelphia, PA, 1920
Report on Mt. Sinai Hospital, June 1920
Report on Orphan's Guardian's Society in Philadelphia, PA, 1920
Report on the Hebrew Sheltering Home, 1920 December
Report on the Jewish Hospital, circa 1920
Report on the Jewish Maternity Hospital, circa 1920
Report to the Federation of Jewish Charities of Philadelphia on their Medical and Health Work, circa 1920
Representative Number of Foster Homes of Juvenile Aid Society of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 
Richman, Jacob S.
Rockower, Jacob R.
Rome, Edwin P.
Roosevelt Memorial Park
Rosenau, Mrs. Wlater N.
Rubin, Benjamin Arnold
Schachter, Reb Zalman
Scholar's Conference on Holocaust
Schwab, William B.
Schwartz, Edward Arthur
Schwartz, Phyllis Solomon
Schwartzman, Maurice J.
Sharpe, Frances Sher
Sherman, Frances H.
Sholom Aleichem Club
Silent No More: newsletter of the Soviet Jewry Council of the JCRC of Greater Philadelphia
Silvers, Arnold Jay
Sisterhood of Har Zion Temple
Slavitt, David R.
Solomon Schecter Day School
South Philadelphia Hebrew Association (SPHAS)
South Philadelphia High School Alumni
Soviet Jewry Council of JCRC, 1971-1976
Soviet Jewry Council of JCRC, 1977-1985
State of Israel Bonds
Steinberg, Frank M.
Stone, I. F.
Survey of Organizations Doing Work with Jewish Delinquents in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 
Synagogue as sanctuary
Takiff, Harry A.
Talmudical Yeshiva of Philadelphia
Temple Adath Israel
Temple Beth Hillel Beth El
Temple Beth Zion Beth Israel
Temple Beth Zion Beth Israel Morris J. Root tribute scrapbook, 1976
Temple Menorah Keneseth Chai
Temple Sinai Sisterhood
Thalheimer, Clarence Stern
Thursday Night Discussion Group
Toldet: Journal of Jewish Genealogy
Trade Council rally
Union of Council for Soviet Jews
Unitarian Universlist Association
United Jewish Organizations
United Synagogue of America
Wasserman, Richard M.
Welcomers Square Club
Wice, David H.
Wolf, Edwin D.
Wolk, Arthur A.
Workmen's Circle Chorus
Yizkor Book of Remembrance Temple Sinai