Jewish Life in America c1654-1954 (Adam Matthew Digital)

Jewish Life in America c1654-1954 (Adam Matthew Digital)
Features digital copies of family papers, personal collections, organizational records, and other unique sources that trace the history of Jewish life in America from early settlements in 17th century New York and Philadelphia to Jewish involvement in the 20th century civil rights movement. Highlights include the records of the Jewish Immigration Information Bureau and the Gratz family papers. Also included are historical photographs that illustrate Jewish life in America and selected American Jewish Year Book articles as well as an interactive map that visualizes Jewish population distributions over time. Companion essays provide historical context. Sourced from the collections of the American Jewish Historical Society in New York.


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