6 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Jews--Social life and customs.

  1. National Council of Jewish Women. Washington, D.C., Office records, 1924-2018

    239,200 items. 627 containers plus 1 oversize. 261 linear feet. 261 digital files (4.80 GB). -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Liaison office between the National Council of Jewish Women and the United States Congress and government agencies. Correspondence, minutes, reports, legislation, speeches, testimony, photographs, and printed matter related to various social justice causes in both physical and digital formats. Materials in digital format also include video advertisements and programs.

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  2. National Council of Jewish Women records, 1893-2019

    63,000 items. 259 containers plus 1 oversize. 109.7 linear feet. 3 digital files (144.20 MB). -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Jewish women’s voluntary organization focused on advocacy efforts related to women, children and families in both the United States and Israel. Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, transcripts of proceedings, reports, reference material, official publications, speeches, testimony, photographs, printed matter, and other records chiefly documenting the organization's activities in both physical and digital formats.

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  3. Chicago Ethnic Arts Project collection, 1976-1981

    approximately 14,756 items.. 20.75 linear feet.. 269 folders in 14 containers. . 99 sound tape reels : analog, 7 1/2 ips, mono. and stereo. ; 7 in. . 245 sound cassettes : analog. . 3,757 slides : color ; 35 mm. . 10,182 photographs : film negatives, black and white ; 35 mm. . 202 photographs : film negatives, black and white ; 2 1/4 x 2 1/4 in. . 2 videocassettes (U-Matic) : sound, color ; 3/4 in. . -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The collection consists of sound recordings, photographs, manuscript materials, videorecordings, publications, ephemera, administrative files, and field notes produced and collected during the 1977 Chicago Ethnic Arts Project field survey from 1976-1981; but primarily during fieldwork conducted by fourteen folklorists directed by the American Folklife Center in 1977. The final project report presented to the Illinois Arts Council summarized the current conditions and folk arts needs in a number of Chicago's ethnic communities. Materials from post-project activities such as workshops in the ethnic communities and a traveling photographic exhibit by Jonas Dovydenas are also included.

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  4. Don Yoder collection of tape and disc recordings

    381 items. 1 box (approximately 79 items). 77 sound tape reels : analog ; 10 in.. 92 sound tape reels : analog ; various sizes. 128 sound cassettes : analog. 1 sound disc : analog, 45 rpm ; 6 in.. 2 photographic prints : black and white ; 3 1/2 in. x 5 in.. 1 photographic negative : black and white ; 3 in. x 1 1/2 in.. 1 videocassette (VHS) : sound ; 1/2 in.. -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Collection of field recordings made by professor Don Yoder to document various religious sects and religious and secular folk traditions primarily in Pennsylvania and in the northeastern United States. Included are recordings of Pennsylvania German conversation, interviews, hymns, prayers, church services including sermons, folk dance music, humorous songs, and folk festivals. Manuscripts include a few published articles by Don Yoder and various folk festival programs.

  5. Seymour Martin Lipset papers, 1824-2013

    45,000 items. 120 containers plus 6 oversize. 50.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Sociologist and political theorist. Correspondence, writings, speeches, subject file, teaching material, notes and notebooks, projects file, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and other papers documenting Lipset's career as a sociologist and political theorist and his body of work.

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  6. Henry Sapoznik collection, circa 1920-1960

    10,438 items ; 25 containers (not including audiovisual materials) ; 148 linear inches (not including audiovisual materials).. 1401 sound discs : analog ; 16 in. and various sizes.. 546 sound tape reels : analog ; 10 in.. 4 sound tape reels : analog ; 7 in.. 8400 items.. 84 photographs : black and white, color ; various sizes.. 3 items.. -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Collection of Yiddish radio broadcasts on transcription discs and audio tape; plus sheet music, manuscripts and photographs documenting Yiddish culture, theater, and music, primarily in the New York City area, but also including documentation from other parts of the United States, from the 1920s to circa 1960, collected by Henry Sapoznik. Manuscripts include correspondence, manuscript music, photocopies, and other material.

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