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  • Striking for Life: Labor’s Side of the Labor Question with articles specially contributed by Samuel Gompers. Published by the American Manufacturing and Publishing Co.

    1894

  • "Souvenir Book of the Fair in Aid of the Educational Alliance and Hebrew Technical Institute."

    1895

  • Handbill of a performance at the Waldorf to benefit the Shearith Israel Sisterhood.

    1897

  • Appeal for aid for Sephardim from the Sephardic Chief Rabbi of Palestine that claims that “libels spread abroad” threaten the unity of the Jewish Community.

    Turn of the 20th century

  • “Some facts about the Kehillah” printed with a list of public lectures arranged by the Committee on Education of the Jewish Community of New York City.

    1910

  • List of public lectures arranged by the Committee on Education of the Jewish Community of New York City.

    1910

  • The Problem of Jewish Charity in New York, created under the auspices of Jewish Community of New York City.

    1911

  • The Rise of the Clothing Workers, Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America, the first in a series of educational pamphlets published by the organization.

    1921

  • Bezalel Exhibition Journal. Nathan Straus was a major donor to what would become the Bezalel Academy of Art and Design, the national art academy of Israel.

    1926

  • Landsmanshaftn journal of the Homler Progressive Verein Branch 20 of the Workmen’s Circle.

    1927

  • Educational Alliance pamphlet.

    1928

  • Workmen’s Circle Camp souvenir book.

    1930

  • New York Educational Alliance publication on how to become a U.S. citizen.

    Early 20th century

  • Buffalo Hebrew School notice encouraging those preparing for Passover to buy certain brands of matzah to help support the school.

    Early-20th-century

  • Advertisement for a slideshow of pictures of the Holy Land.

    Early to mid 20th century

  • Landsmanshaftn journal of the Lodzer Young Men’s Benevolent Society.

    1932

  • Tribute to Albert Einstein concert program for a New York Zionist Region event at Carnegie Hall.

    1934

  • Toronto Cloakmakers’ Union silver jubliee journal.The union was affiliated with the International Ladies’ Garment Workers’ Union (ILGWU)

    1936

  • Journal of the Mizrachi-Zionist Organization of America Convention in Washington, D.C.

    1936

  • Jubilee anniversary journal of the Greater New York Coat Makers’ Local 25.

    1937

  • Landsmanshaftn journal of the Pinker Fur Workers.

    1938

  • Cover of the "Mizrachi Women’s News," Chanukah/Convention edition.

    1940

  • Dust jacket of the book Haym Salomon: Son of Liberty, published in New York.

    1941

  • Advertisement for a Zionist gathering sponsored by major Zionist organizations.

    1941

  • General activities and finance reports from the “United cloak, suit, infants & children coat operators & sample makers union,” Local 117, which was affiliated with the ILGWU.

    1944

  • General activities and finance reports from the “United cloak, suit, infants & children coat operators & sample makers union,” Local 117, which was affiliated with the ILGWU.

    1944

  • "The Jewish Labor Committee in action …at home and abroad!," a Jewish Labor Committee publication.

    20th century

  • "Facts and Opinions," a Jewish Labor Committee publication.

    1951

  • “Health Security by Union Action” report on the Sidney Hillman Health Center produced by the New York Joint Board Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America.

    1952

  • "Jewish Labor Fights Communism," a Jewish Labor Committee publication.

    20th century

  • Landsmanshaftn journal of the Followers of Odessa.

    1959

  • “Introducing Your Union” pamphlet produced by the International Ladies’Garment Workers’ Union (ILGWU).

    Mid-20th century

  • “It’s Fun to be in the Union, and Good, Too” welcome pamphlet for new members of the Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America.

    Mid-20th century

  • Cartoons in “It’s Fun to be in the Union, and Good, Too” pamphlet by the Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America.

    Mid-20th century

  • Cutters’ Local 10 Union calendar. The Cutters’ Local 10 was affiliated with the International Ladies’ Garment Workers’ Union (ILGWU).

    1962

  • Spanish-language pamphlet on the “Structure and Function” of the union, including changes in membership and role. International Ladies’ Garment Workers’ Union (LGWU).

    Mid-20th century

  • Graphic depiction of the historic New York locations of Shearith Israel.

    20th century

  • Education and action pamphlet about Soviet antisemitism produced and distributed by the Workmen’s Circle.

    20th century

  • Membership brochure of the Religious Zionists of America.

    1970

  • Brochure about tours to Israel sponsored by the Religious Zionists of America.

    1971

  • Title page of a book showcasing the International Ladies’ Garment Workers’Union (ILGWU) Health Services.

    Mid-20th century

  • "Jewish Labor Hits Soviet Anti-Semitism," a Jewish Labor Committee publication.

    20th century


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