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Aspinwall Family Papers

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Identifier: M260
Overview

The Aspinwall Family Papers consist of letters and documents written by William H. Aspinwall, or relating to the Pacific Mail Steamship Company, which he founded. Other material concerns Lloyd Aspinwall, who appears to be the son of William. Finally, there are documents from the person who found and saved the letters and Wayne Aspinall, who might have been distantly related.

Bea Asherman Papers

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Identifier: B343
Overview Asherman was a longtime volunteer for NJH, beginning when she joined the New York Auxiliary Chapter of the National Home for Jewish Children. She later became president of the axillary, and then as a national auxiliary board member and trustee. She helped establish 17 auxiliary chapters in New York. Collection contains photographs, correspondence, journals and newsletters related to Bea Asherman from 1924 through 1998.

Howard Sayette Metropolitan Opera Poster

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Identifier: D067
Overview This collection contains (1) oversize poster donated by Howard Sayette, a dancer with the Metropolitan Opera and Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo in the 1960-1970s. The poster is for 'Aida' starring Birgit Nilsson and taking place on October 14, 1963. Howard Sayette is listed as a dancer for the performance, choreographed by Katherine Dunham.

Industrial Removal Office Colorado Correspondence

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Identifier: B171
Overview The Industrial Removal Office (IRO) was created in New York to Americanize Eastern European Jews, find jobs for the immigrants, and relocate them throughout the United States. The Jewish Relief Society and the Independent Order of B'nai B'rith (B'nai B'rith) in Denver worked to resettle the immigrants in Colorado. Lesser Levy and Milton Schayer headed the industrial removal committee of the B'nai B'rith. The collection contains copies of correspondence from the Industrial Removal Office Records...

Jane McLean Papers

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Identifier: D020
Overview The Jane McLean Papers contain a selection of photographs, newspaper clippings, programs and other dance related ephemera covering the careers of both Jane McLean (1908-1990) and her elder brother Edward McLean (1905-1982). Both of the McLeans were Colorado natives who traveled to New York City in the mid-1920s to study dance, eventually becoming acquainted with many notable dance figures of the day: Ruth St. Denis, Ted Shawn, Martha Graham, Agnes DeMille, etc. Edward suffered a severe...

John A. Chapman Papers

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Identifier: M039
Overview John Chapman, nicknamed ''Old Frostface'' by the press and ''The Curmudgeon'' by affectionate colleagues, was a drama critic for the New York Daily News in the 1930s through the 1950s. Chapman spent some time reviewing movies in Hollywood, but his base was always in Manhattan. He and his wife Georgia also maintained a home in Westport, Connecticut. He was the son of Arthur Chapman, a Denver, Colorado newspaperman best known for his poem ''Out Where the West Begins.'' The bulk of the...

Lipa Feingold Phonograph Records and Papers

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Identifier: B196
Overview

Lipa Feingold moved to Denver in 1908 with his family and they resided in the city's west Colfax East European Jewish community. Feingold worked as a jeweler, but he composed musical compositions and lyrics in English and Yiddish in his spare time. In 1925 he left Denver for New York City to pursue his musical career. The collection consists of a number of Feingold's published sheet music as well as records in his musical collection.

Max Livingston Sonneborn Institute Print

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Identifier: B235
Overview Single item collection contains one mounted and framed print with photos of participants and color drawing of the room in Rudolf Sonneborn's home in New York City where the first meeting of the Sonneborn Institute was held on July 1st, 1945.

Ray Shapiro Photographs

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Identifier: B286
Overview

Mrs. Aaron (Ray) Shapiro was born and raised in New York City and became involved in the fund raising activity for the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society as a member of the New York Ladies' Auxiliary. The collection consists of an 1899 photograph of Ray Shapiro and a photograph of a plaque for a building on the JCRS campus erected with funds collected by the New York Ladies' Auxiliary.

Richard Ely Morse Collection

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Identifier: D070
Overview This collection contains materials collected by Richard Ely Morse during his time in New York City. Items include postcards (19th century, ballet, and art related), programs from NYC Ballet, correspondence, (2) scrapbooks, and (1) photo signed to Richard from well-known artist Tchelitchew.