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Sidney Franklin (11 July 1903 – 26 April 1976) -the first Jewish American to become a successful bullfighter From the Sidney Franklin Collection (Call number P-894) in the archives of the American Jewish Historical Society.  There is an electronic finding aid for the collection here: http://digifindingaids.cjh.org/?pID=635255 From the finding aid: “…In 1922, after a violent dispute with his father, Franklin ran away to Mexico…

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This image is from the first Jewish queer zine – it is preserved in the Jewish Counter Culture collection (Call number I-504) in the archives of the American Jewish Historical Society here at the Center. This artifact will be part of a special display during an upcoming program presented by the American Jewish Historical Society on June 23rd: Changing Lives, Making History: CBST –…

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