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

  1. National Council of Jewish Women records, 1893-1989

    48,000 items ; 216 containers ; 91.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Organized in 1893 as the Council of Jewish Women with the primary goals of social reform and the promotion of Judaism among women; name changed in 1923 to the National Council of Jewish Women. Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, transcripts of proceedings, reports, reference material, official publications, printed matter, and other records chiefly documenting the organization's activities.

  2. National Council of Jewish Women. Washington, D.C., Office records, 1924-1981

    169,200 items ; 423 containers ; 169.2 linear feet. -- 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 primarily reflecting the efforts of Olya Margolin as the council's Washington, D.C., representative from 1944 to 1978.

  3. Seymour Martin Lipset papers, 1824-2013

    45,000 items ; 126 containers ; 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.

  4. Chicago Ethnic Arts Project collection, 1976-1981

    20.75 linear ft.. 269 folders.. 99 sound tape reels : analog, 7 1/2 ips, mono. and stereo. ; 7 in.. 245 sound cassettes : analog.. 3757 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.. -- Archive of Folk Culture, 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...

  5. Don Yoder collection of tape and disc recordings

    3 boxes.. 152 sound tape reels : analog ; various sizes.. 21 sound cassettes : analog.. 1 sound disc : analog, 45 rpm.. 2 photographs : black and white ; 3 1/2 x 5 in.. -- Archive of Folk Culture, 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...

  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.. -- Archive of Folk Culture, 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,...