Inventory of the Belle Moskowitz Collection

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Overview of the Collection

Biography of Belle Moskowitz

Scope and Contents of the Collection

Organization of the Collection

Arrangement of the Collection

Restrictions

Index Terms

Related Material

Administrative Information

Detailed Description of the Collection


Overview of the Collection

Creator: Moskowitz, Belle, 1867-1933
Title: Belle Moskowitz Papers
Abstract: Correspondence, manuscripts, documents, and photographs chronicling the career of Belle Moskowitz held by Connecticut College.

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Biography of Belle Moskowitz

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Scope and Contents of the Collection

The collection consists of three linear feet of correspondence, manuscripts, and photographs belonging to Belle Moskowitz, Henry Moskowitz, and Josef Israels.

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Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

Restrictions on Use

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Index Terms

This collection is indexed under the following headings at the Charles E. Shain Library. Researchers desiring materials about related topics, persons or places should search the catalog using these headings.
Persons:
Moskowitz, Belle, 1877-1933.
Moskowitz, Henry, 1875-1936.
Israels, Josef, II, 1906-
Organizations:
Democratic Party
State of New York
Places:
New York, N.Y.
Subjects:
United States--Politics and government
New York State--Politics and government
Smith, Alfred Emanuel, 1873-1944
Document Types:
Correspondence
Photographs
Manuscripts
Records

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

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Detailed Description of the Collection

The following section contains a detailed listing of the materials in the collection

Published Material, Manuscripts, Estate Documents

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11 P1 NY State Committee for the Nomination for Governor, Alfred E. Smith
  P2 Extract from Principal Women of America, 1930-1931
  P3 Mrs. Henry Moskowitz. Industrial and Administrative Service
  P4 Josephin Home, Inc. for Anaemic and Undernourished Children, Report 1928
  P5 Report of the Advisory Dance Hall Committee of the Women's City Club and the City Recreation Committee
  P6 Committee of Fourteen, NYC. Annual Report, 1928
  P7 The Child
  P8 Junior Politics and Politicians
2 MS1 Politics for the Young
  MS2 Statement from the Telegram
  MS3 Welfare Plan for Philadelphia in the Use of Leisure Time
  MS4 Social workers and politics
  MS5 Report on the recreational needs of girls under 16
  MS6 Report on the relation of the Port Authority of New York to the City Recreation Committee
  MS7 Speech at the Conference of the Women's Organization for National Prohibition Reform
3 MS8 Reminiscence of the movement to nominate Governor Alfred E. Smith for the Presidency
4 MS9 Corrected first draft of MS8
5 MS10 Biographical sketch of Moskowitz by Eula McClary
6 MS11 Autobiography of Josef Israels
7 MS12 Corrected carbon of MS8 with appendices
8 MS13 Corrected MS of Junior Politics and Politicians
9 MS14 Biography of Belle Moskowitz
10 E1-E37 Estate documents

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Correspondence of Belle Moskowitz, Josef Israels II, and Henry Moskowitz

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21 ML1-ML33, Official correspondence of Belle Moskowitz, 1928-1933. Correspondents include Frederick Ecker, Eve Warshawsky, Beran Wolfe, Leonard Weinberg, Lee Hanmer, George Ryan, Lawson Purdy, William Hodson, Gertrude Duncan, Ewing Webb, Lincoln Shuster, Walter White, Harry Gilchriese, Albert Kennedy, George Huhn, Charles Kohler, Henry Allen Moe, Joseph Applegate, Nellie Gardner, Jay Schiefflin, Perriton Maxwell, Sadie Davis, Max Weis, Edward Bemis, Louise Bonino, Eric Schuler.
2 ML34-ML50, Personal correspondence of Belle Moskowitz and Josef Israels, 1924-1935 (bulk 1924-1926). Correspondents include Ethel Clare, Si Moskowitz, Mary Carr, Mamie Collins, Elizabeth Marbury, Carlos Israels.
3 ML51-ML79 Family correspondence of Belle Moskowitz and Josef Israels, 1896-1941 (bulk 1930). Correspondents include Charles Israels, Marie Scanlon, George By McCoy, and Paul Lazenby.
4 Correspondence of Josef Israels II. 42 letters, 1925-1945. memo and book proposal.
5 Correspondence of Henry Moskowitz. 9 letters, 1927. biographical sketch.

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Correspondence and Photographs

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31 Correspondence of Miriam Israels Gabo, 23 letters to her parents, 1925
  2 Correspondence of Miriam Israels Gabo, 28 letters to her parents, 1925-1928
3 Correspondence of Miriam Israels Gabo, 44 letters to her parents, 1916-1925
4 Correspondence of Cyril Franklin, 14 letters to his mother and to Belle Moskowitz, 1925-1926
5 Telegrams
6 P1 Portrait by Blank & Stoller, 1932
  P2 Portrait by Underwood & Underwood, 1928
  P3 Site inspection of a N.J. community health project
  P4 Undated portrait and photo of Lindner Watchers & Jewelers
  P5 Portrait by Lewis W. Hine, 1931?
  P6 Investigating factory conditions for girls, ca. 1912
  P7 Two photos of Esther Freyer and one of Esther Freyer, Isidore Lindner, and Belle Moskowitz, ca. 1883
  P8 Undated portrait by Underwood & Underwood
  P9 Photo of Al Smith and two small portraits of Belle Moskowitz
  P10 Undated portrait by Lewis W. Hine
  P11 4 photos of Miriam Israels Gabo
  P12 Undated portrait of Henry Moskowitz by Kaiden-Keystone
  P13 Two portraits of Henry Moskowitz
  P14 Portrait by Underwood & Underwood, 1928
  P15 Undated portrait of Henry Moskowitz by Staudt
  P16 Undated portrait of Henry Moskowitz by Blank & Stoller
  P17 Photo of Charles Israels
  P18 Photo of Josef Israels with Haile Selassie, 1936
  P19 Photo of Josef Israels en route to Ethiopia, 1936
  P20 Photo of Josef Israels in Ethiopia, 1936
  P21 Photo of Josef Israels upon returning from Ethipia, 1936
  P22 Portrait of Josef Israels, 1953
  P23 Photograph of Josef Israels
  P24 Undated portrait of Josef Israels by Ben Fasman

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Records and Clippings

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4 1 Democratic Publicity Bureau, Financial Statements, 1923-1928
2 Notes, memoranda, and telegrams related to the 1932 Smith for President campaign
3 Obituaries and newspaper clippings on Belle Moskowitz
4 Reviews of The Sea and the Land and Rebecca the Wise by Josef Israels
5 Reviews of Up from City Streets: Alfred E. Smith by Norman Hapgood and Henry Moskowitz

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Books and Official Reports

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5   Final Report of the Citizens' Committee on Teachers' Salaries
  Alfred E. Smith: A Psychological Analysis
  Governor's Commission on School Finance and Administration
  Empire State: A History
  Public papers of Alfred E. Smith, 1919
  Public papers of Alfred E. Smith, 1920

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Scrapbooks

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6   S1 Obituaries and Remembrances
  S2 Obituaries and Remembrances
  S4 Photographs from the launch of the SS Sutermeo, 1920

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Scrapbooks

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7   S5 Obituaries and Remembrances of Henry Moskowitz
  S6 Josef Israels
  S7 Josef Israels
  S8 Josef Israels
 S10 Fortune, 1933 and 1940
  Condolence notes to Henry Moskowitz, 1933

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Photos of Josef Israels II

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8 1 Josef Israels -- Childhood portraits
2 Josef Israels -- Portraits
3 Josef Israels Army portrait
4 S8 Josef Israels
5 Josef Israels publicity photo at 1932 Democratic convention
6 Josef Israels at Lake Oscawana
7 Josef Israels candid photos
8 Josef Israels on board a ship
9 Josef Israels and Haile Selassie
10 Josef Israels posing in Ethiopia
11 Josef Israels with Ethiopians
12 Josef Israels at a waterfall
13 Crowd scenes with Haile Selassie
14 Miscellaneous African photos
15 Ethiopian crowd scenes
16 Ethiopian nature scenes
17 Ethiopian porters
18 Ethiopian street scenes
19 People posing in Ethiopia
20 Josef Israels covering Bruce Barton campaign, 1940
21 Josef Israels in the Pacific
22 Josef Israels, miscellaneous war-related photos
23 Josef Israels in Switzerland
24 Josef Israels in Vienna
25 Josef Israels Merchant Marine portrait
26 Josef Israels with an airplane
27 Josef Israels with Karl Renner
28 Josef Israels, Wednesday Culture Club
29 Josef Israels, Woman Pays luncheon with Claire Trevor
30 Josef Israels, Circus Saints and Sinners dinner
31 Josef Israels, dinner with Norman Schwartz
32 Josef Israels posing with others
33 Josef Israels with Adlai Stevenson and Hubert Humphrey
34 Josef Israels and Ilka Windisch
35 Ilka Windish
36 Ilka Windish's dogs
37 Joseph Israels clippings
38 Ilka Windish clippings

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