Jews -- Louisiana -- New Orleans -- History -- 20th century
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 5 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.
Content Description Contains plans, specifications, architectural drawings, and correspondence related to the New Orleans Holocaust memorial. The memorial was dedicated on June 1, 2003 to the victims of the Jewish Holocaust during World War II, in Woldenberg Park along the Mississippi River. The parties involved in the creation of the memorial were artist Yaacov Agam, Sizeler Architects, Landis Construction, the city government, and others including numerous community donors. It is considered a work of optical art...
Dates: 2002 October 15-2004 December 17; Majority of material found within 2002 October 17-2003 March 19
Scope and Contents This collection consists of administrative records, correspondence, donor lists, minutes, and publications created during the operation of New Orleans Round Table of the National Conference of Christians and Jews. The goals of the organization were to teach the community the brotherhood of man and to share the experiences of World War II.
Dates: 1943-1947; Other: Date acquired: 02/12/1996
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.
Scope and Contents The collection consists of six diaries written by Willie Wolff, a German citizen working in England at the outbreak of World War I. He was imprisoned for the duration of the war. In his diaries he recorded, in German, his treatment, living conditions, and activities while in jail. There are also Jewish-themed texts, as well as a novel, in German, Hebrew, and English.