Judaism -- United States -- History -- 20th century
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents The collection consists of the financial, academic, and administrative records of the Communal Hebrew School in New Orleans. Included are the charter, board of director's minutes, committee files, correspondence, directories, memorials, student academic files, class schedules, budgets, scholastic supply orders, faculty applications, maintenance records, membership rolls, nursery registration forms, payroll, receipt books, ledgers and financial journals.
Scope and Contents Minutes, office files, marriage, death, and interment records, and other records documenting Touro Synagogue and its two preceding congregations, Gates of Mercy and Dispersed of Judah. Particularly noteworthy are volumes documenting Gates of Mercy from 1866 and continuing as Touro Synagogue through 1944, and minutes from 1853 -1947.