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Charles Dickens and his Jewish Characters

Description: Book compiled by Cumberland Clark of letters written between Charles Dickens and Eliza Davis concerning Dicken's use of Jewish characters in his works, including Oliver Twist. At the end is included a reprinting of a letter included by Davis with a Hebrew bible she presented to Dicken's as a gift.
Date: 1918
Creator: Clark, Cumberland
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Jewish Food Booth]

Description: Photograph of the Jewish food booth, sponsored by the San Antonio Jewish Community Center, at the Texas Folklife Festival. Two women stand behind the booth talking to a female festival visitor who is looking at the variety of foods displayed. On the left, handmade price signs are displayed on a post. In the upper right hand corner is a sign that reads, "Jewish." Below the sign, a young girl is also perusing the booth.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Israeli Folk Dancing]

Description: Photograph of members of the San Antonio Jewish Community Center performing Israeli folk dances near the Jewish booth at the Texas Folklife Festival. The dancers are mostly women but one young boy is visible. They are dancing at the edge of a parking lot forming a circle and holding hands. The women are wearing knee-length skirts and white blouses. Lining the edge of the parking lot are booths and tents, one of which is the Jewish booth, denoted with a sign.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[San Antonio Jewish Community Center Dancers]

Description: Photograph of dancers from the San Antonio Jewish Community Center at the 1975 Texas Folklife Festival. They are performing an Israeli folk dance on an outdoor stage. Most of the dancers are women. They are wearing green, yellow, white, and pink dresses with multicolored scarves and are barefoot. Spectators are visible in the background.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Correspondence between Meyer Bodansky and G. Weil - October-November 1938]

Description: Letters between Professor G. Weil and Dr. Meyer Bodansky concerning the receipt of an edition of Dr. Bodansky's book, "Introduction to Physiological Chemistry," at the Jewish National and University Library. Professor Weil thanks Dr. Bodansky for the book and asks to be included in the distribution of any future books. Dr. Bodansky agrees to send one further copy of his textbook.
Date: 1938-10-31/1938-11-23
Creator: Bodansky, Meyer, 1896-1941 & Weil, G.
Partner: Moody Medical Library, UT

[Jewish Folk Dancers at the Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Photograph of the Jewish folk dancers performing at the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, four women are holding hands as they dance around a circle. They are wearing matching dresses with floral embroidery around the neck, sleeves, and the hem. The dancers are barefoot as they prance around the stage. Participants of the festival watch from a grassy hill behind the stage.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Jewish Folk Dancers Performing at the Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Photograph of the Jewish folk dancers performing at the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, four women are holding hands as they revolve around a circle. They are wearing matching dresses with floral embroidery around the neck, sleeves, and the hem. They are barefoot as they dance on the concrete parking lot.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Jewish Folk Dancers Performing at the Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Photograph of the Jewish folk dancers performing at the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, four women are holding hands as they revolve around a circle. They are wearing matching dresses with floral embroidery around the neck, sleeves, and the hem. They are barefoot as they dance on the concrete parking lot.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Jewish Folk Dancers Performing at the Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Photograph of the Jewish folk dancers performing at the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, four women are holding hands as they revolve around a circle. They are wearing matching dresses with floral embroidery around the neck, sleeves, and the hem. They are barefoot as they dance on the concrete parking lot.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Jewish Folk Dancers]

Description: Photograph of a group of Jewish folk dancers performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The women wear pink, yellow and green dresses with gold trim along the hemline and wrists, holding hands as they move in a circle. A large crowd of festival participants watch the performance in front of the grey concrete stage.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Jewish Folk Dance Performance]

Description: Photograph of a group of Jewish folk dancers performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The women wear pink, yellow and green dresses with gold trim along the hemline and wrists, holding hands as they move in a circle. Festival participants dance on stage with the Jewish performers. A large crowd of festival participants watch the performance in front of the grey concrete stage.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Jewish Folk Dance Performance]

Description: Photograph of a group of Jewish folk dancers performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The women wear pink, yellow and green dresses with gold trim along the hemline and wrists, holding hands as they move in a circle. A festival participant who was pulled on stage to dance wears a white dress with blue embroidery. A large crowd of festival participants watch the performance in front of the grey concrete stage.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Jewish Folk Dance Performance]

Description: Photograph of a group of Jewish folk dancers performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The women wear pink, yellow and green dresses with gold trim along the hemline and wrists, holding hands as they move in a circle. A large crowd of festival participants watch the performance in front of the grey concrete stage.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Five Women Standing in a Boxcar Doorway]

Description: Photograph of five young women standing within the doorway of a boxcar at a rail yard in Augsburg, Germany. The reverse side of the photo has a handwritten note that says these are Israeli women who were released from the Buchenwald concentration camp.
Date: May 1945
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

Heritage, Volume 14, Number 2, Spring 1996

Description: Quarterly publication containing articles related to the preservation of historic artifacts and sites in Texas. Feature articles discuss various aspects of Texas history and heritage, often highlighting museums and collections within the state. Also included are book reviews, current preservation news, and a listing of historical museums in Texas.
Date: Spring 1996
Creator: Texas Historical Foundation
Partner: Texas Historical Foundation

Heritage, Volume 11, Number 3, Summer 1993

Description: Quarterly publication containing articles related to the preservation of historic artifacts and sites in Texas. Feature articles discuss various aspects of Texas history and heritage, often highlighting museums and collections within the state. Also included are book reviews, current preservation news, and a listing of historical museums in Texas.
Date: Summer 1993
Creator: Texas Historical Foundation
Partner: Texas Historical Foundation

[Historic Marker Application: Temple Beth Israel]

Description: Application materials submitted to the Texas Historical Commission requesting a historic marker for the Temple Beth Israel, in Houston, Texas. The materials include the inscription text of the marker, original application, narrative, and photographs.
Date: November 18, 2008
Creator: Texas Historical Commission
Location Info:
Partner: Texas Historical Commission