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The Grand Street Boys’ Association, “headquarters of those who really love New York”

By Patricia Glowinski, Archivist at the Center for Jewish History Processed in the Shelby White & Leon Levy Archival Processing Laboratory at the Center for Jewish History (CJH) are the Grand Street Boy’s Association Records, just one of the many archival collections of the American Jewish Historical Society, one of the five partner institutions comprising CJH. The collection documents 20th century American Jewish history and…

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Defending Precious Artifacts from Mold and More | Preservation Week 2014

We’re honoring National Preservation Week (April 26 through May 3) with a series of posts from our archival experts about the best way to take care of your precious artifacts at home. From April 29 to April 30, we’re also holding free events at the Center. Come by to learn more in person!  Above: Parchment that’s cockled, or distorted, due to humidity. by Felicity Corkill, Associate…

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Organizing Digital Files: Getting Your Photos and Scans in Shape | Preservation Week 2014

We’re honoring National Preservation Week (April 26 through May 3) with a series of posts from our archival experts about the best way to take care of your precious artifacts at home. From April 29 to April 30, we’re also holding free events at the Center. Come by to learn more in person!  by Shayna Marchese, Digital Asset Production Associate, Center for Jewish History Whether you’re…

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