4. Archives of the Center for Jewish Culture
Found in 58 Collections and/or Records:
The collection consists of photographs, military documents, prayer books, Army manuals, and correspondence; the bulk of the material dates from World War II.
The collection consists of three ledger books and one receipt book, a charter, a photocopy of a 1929 poster, and notes on the organization’s history.
Divided into 3 series, the collection consists of joint YMHA/YWHA materials such as photographs, a convention program, notes, and newspaper clippings (Series I). Items which are specific to the YMHA include cancelled checks and a speech and comprise Series II. Items specific to the YWHA include a photograph, two checkbooks, cancelled checks, bank statements, suppliers’ receipts, correspondence, and newspaper clippings and comprise Series III.
The collection consists of financial records, booklets and annual reports, correspondence and other documents, newsletters, photographs, clippings, and ephemera relating to the local New Bedford chapter.
The collection is divided into three series: Congregation records, 1929-2008; Hebrew School records, 1937-1967; and Sisterhood records, 1955-1991. The collection includes photographs, scrapbooks, souvenir programs, school yearbooks, meeting minutes, correspondence, newspaper articles, newsletters, and artifacts.
The collection consists of photographs, newspaper clippings, diplomas and awards, mostly from the personal collection of Edward Adaskin., but also relating to his wife, Ethel and daughters, Judith and Joan. Of special note is a scrapbook/diary kept by Edward Adaskin during his naval service in Europe in World War I.
The collection includes Jacob Dymont’s personal documents, various published scores, scores arranged and transcribed by Jacob Dymont, handwritten scores, books regarding music and other subjects, Hebrew documents and prayer books, documents pertaining to Jewish, American, and German culture, and audiovisual records.
The collection consists mainly of scrapbooks kept annually by the historians of the men’s and women’s groups. Scrapbooks include flyers, certificates, correspondence, newsletters, news clippings and photographs documenting the activities of Post 168. Arranged chronologically.
Notebook compiled by Shirley Cohen documenting the history of the Jewish community in New Bedford. Entries were either clipped directly from newspapers or transcribed in typescript. Some handwritten notes and photocopies from biographical dictionaries are also included. Entries span the years 1898-1967.