This writing set was made by students of Boris Schatz and given to him as a wedding gift in 1911.

In 1903, Russian-born Prof.

V-mail (short for Victory Mail) was a system used by the United States during the Second World War to deliver correspondence between troops stationed abroad and home addresses.

Through the years, an estimated hundred thousand Jewish men and women in Chicago participated in some seven hundred landsmanshaft fareinen, or “homeland societies” formed by people who emi

Adolph Joachim Sabath (1866–1952) was born into the only Jewish family in the small town of Zabori, Bohemia (now the Czech Republic).

Chicagoan Isadore Turner (ca. 1882-1966) served for fifty years as a leader in the local Zionist movement.

The Einsatzstab Reichsleiter Rosenberg fur die besetzten Gebiete (Reichsleiter Rosenberg Taskforce for the Occupied Territories) was a Nazi organization established in 1940 for the purpose of seizi

Badge of "Gordonia", a Zionist Labor Youth Organization founded in Poland in 1925. Obverse: flowering tree with pick and shovel flanking at bottom. Reverse: screw plate closure.

Mayer Rachmiel Mises (1801-1891) was born in Lemberg. He was ennobled in 1881 by Franz Joseph I of Austria in recognition of his economic achievements.

One of Irving Berlin's earliest compositions, preserved on a cylinder recording.

Composed and written by Irving Berlin, "Yiddisha Nightingale" was first recorded by Maurice Burkhardt in 1911.

An ancient inscription describes the works of Nebuchadnezzar II , King of Babylon

This cylinder records the building operations of Nebuchadnezzar II, King of Babylon, at Sippar.