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JCL. Jewish Community in Louisville

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Identifier: JCL

Found in 20 Collections and/or Records:

Ben Z. Grenald (formerly Greenwald) Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2021_085-UA
Content Description Ben Grenald, member of the Louisville Jewish Greenwald family, spent most of his childhood and youth in Louisville. His family papers consist of photos, correspondence, clippings, public school documents, Louisville College of Pharmacy 1942 commencement items, and materials related to his family’s automobile sales and supply business. There is also an unedited transcript of a 2000 oral history interview with Ben by the Jewish Museum of Florida that includes recollections of Grenald’s...
Dates: circa 1928-2000

Bernheim Foundation Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1981_042_C-UA
Scope and Contents

This collection contains minutes from the Board of Directors meetings at the Foundation, correspondence relating to the foundation and Bernheim Forest, and also legal and financial records for the foundation and forest. Planning materials and reports concerning Bernheim Forest and articles written about it are also included. There are some personal documents of I. W. Bernheim included and several photographs and scrapbooks.

Dates: 1929-1979

Isaac Wolfe Bernheim papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 1981_042_B-UA
Scope and Contents Louisville philanathropist Isaac Bernheim, a native of Germany, emigrated to the United States in 1867, followed within two years by his brother Bernard. Isaac and Bernard established the Bernheim Brothers Distillery in Paducah, Kentucky. In 1888 they moved the company to Louisville where Isaac became known as a civic leader in the local Jewish community and in the city of Louisville. His philanthropic works included the establishment of Bernheim Forest, a vast nature preserve south of...
Dates: 1852-1971

Community

 Unprocessed Material
Identifier: 1993_005-UA

Bernard Sylvan Goldstein papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 1996_090-UA
Scope and Contents The papers of Bernard S. Goldstein date 1937 to 1995. Although biographical content is limited in this collection, it does encompass Goldstein's devotion to Judaism, through his membership to various congregations and organizations and as a leader in the foundation of a local congregation. These papers show how Goldstein used not only his legal abilities but also his social position in the Louisville community to help benefit the local Jewish community.There are three series to...
Dates: 1937-1995

Maurice Grossman papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 1977_162-UA
Scope and Contents The papers of Maurice Grossman mainly document the activities of the organizations to which he belonged to, although there are some materials about his son, son-in-law, and some of his associations. These materials consist of newspapers, magazines, broadsides, newspaper clippings, and programs of all types and date from 1917-72, with the strongest representation from the 1930s and 1960s.The Maurice Grossman papers document some of the activities and organizations of Louisville’s...
Dates: 1917-1972

Jewish Community Center publications

 Unprocessed Material — Box 1
Identifier: 1973_725-UA

Jewish Community Center records

 Collection
Identifier: 1977_179-UA
Scope and Contents

The institution's records include printed materials dating from the 1890s, scrapbooks from the 1920s, minutes of meetings and correspondence - some from the predecessor organizations - from 1860s, photographs dating from the early twentieth century, financial records from the 1910s and 1920s, and organizational and legal records dating from the 1910s.

Dates: 1864-1959; Majority of material found within 1890-1959