Papers of the Jewish Immigration Information Bureau (Galveston, Texas) [electronic resource], 1905-1920 1905-1915.

Author
Jewish Immigrants' Information Bureau [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
[1905-1920]

Details

Subject(s)
Series
Jewish life in America c1654-1954. [More in this series]
Compiled/​Created
1905-1920 1905-1915.
Summary note
Galveston immigration records document the attempts of the Jewish Immigrants' Information Bureau (JIIB), working in cooperation with several other Jewish organizations, to receive Jewish immigrants through the port of Galveston rather than New York City. The papers further describe the JIIB's efforts to resettle the immigrants in communities throughout the United States. Papers include ship passenger lists, correspondence, and statistical reports, as well as papers dealing with individual immigration cases.
Notes
  • Mss., typescripts.
  • Title from Institutional Collections page; resource viewed on 5 Sept. 2011.
  • Includes material by or about: William D. Bennett, Gary Dean Best, David M. Bressler, Rabbi Henry Cohen, L. Greenberg, Max James Kohler, Robert A. Rockaway, Jacob H. Schiff, Oscar S. Strauss, Cyrus Sulzberger, Morris D. Waldman.
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.. Marlborough, England : Adam Matthew Digital. [Chicago, Ill.] : Adam Matthew Education [North American distributor], c2011. (Jewish life in America c1654-1954 : sources from the American Jewish Historical Society, New York)
Location of originals
American Jewish Historical Society
Other title(s)
Papers of the Jewish Immigrants' Information Bureau
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