JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Jewish Newspapers in NYC (1903) #general

Pamela Weisberger <pweisberger@...>

Helene Kelvin wrote:

<<While in NY for the 2006 conference, I would like to look at Jewish
from Manhattan, published in 1903. I have two questions and would
help >from Jewishgenners.>>

(1) Can anyone tell me what the names of such newspapers might be?
(2) Does anyone know where in the New York Public Library main branch
(42nd Street) these newspapers might be located?>>

There are two excellent sources for researching older Jewish New York
newspapers--as well as Jewish papers and journals >from all over the United
States and Europe--while in New York City.

The Dorot Jewish Division at the New York Public Library has newspapers and
American Jewish periodicals on microfilm as does the American Jewish
Periodical Center, located at the Klau Library at Hebrew Union College in

For more information on Dorot's collection of "World Jewish Newspapers &
Periodicals on Microfilm" here are two useful links:

And the library's New York Jewish Newspaper Index:

Contact Info:

Dorot Jewish Division
The New York Public Library
Fifth Avenue and 42nd Street
e-mail reference: freidus@...
telephone reference: 212.930.0601
fax: 212.642.0141
New York, NY 10018-2788

and for Hebrew Union College:

Brookdale Center
One West 4th Street
New York, NY 10012
(212) 674-5300

Pamela Weisberger
Santa Monica, CA

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