Jews -- Nevada

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Hebrew Benevolent Society Minutes

 Collection
Identifier: 89-64
Abstract

Minutes of meetings include business discussed. Minute book of the Reno, Nevada, Hebrew Benevolent Society, 1879-1907. Minutes filmed from original in Judah L. Magnes Memorial Museum, Berkeley.

Dates: 1879-1907

Notes on the part played by Jewish people in the history of the state of Nevada

 Collection
Identifier: NC110
Abstract

History of Jews in Nevada from 1826-1958 includes statistics, names and brief biographies of Jews in various Nevada locations and San Francisco, and data on temples and on politics. Based on interviews conducted in 1958 for a brochure published in connection with the dedication of the Temple Beth Sholem in Las Vegas.

Dates: 1960

Elmer R. Rusco Collection on Ethnicity and Race in Nevada

 Collection
Identifier: 88-28
Abstract

This collection consists of the working files by Rusco and Sue Fawn Chung as editors of the Nevada public affairs review (1987, #2) and by contributing authors of articles on ethnic minorities in Nevada. Ethnic groups include Basques, Blacks, Chinese, American Indians, Japanese, Jews, Koreans, Mexican Americans, and Yugoslavs.

Dates: 1958-1987

Elmer R. Rusco Collection on Ethnicity and Race in Nevada

 Collection
Identifier: 90-85
Abstract

These papers, a continuation of collection number 88-28, resulted from an ethnic studies class at UNR in the fall, 1988 semester. Included are reviews of movies, written papers, taped interviews and interview transcripts of the following ethnic or religious groups in Nevada: Afro-Americans, Japanese, Italians, Jews, Portuguese, Thais, Native Americans, Micronesians, and Greeks. For other related materials see collection 88-28 by the same author.

Dates: 1988

Isaac Mayer Wise Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: NC307
Abstract

Letters by Wise to the American Israelite newspaper, of which he was publisher, while on his honeymoon to the American west.,The letters were written at Salt Lake City, Utah, and Palisade and the Humboldt Desert, Nevada and describe the plains, Salt Lake City, Palisade, the Nevada desert, Carson City, Virginia City, and Gold Hill, Nevada, and Sacramento, California. He comments on Mormonism in Utah and the lack of interest in Judaism in the west.

Dates: 1877