Wednesday, May 15, 2013

LATVIAN STATE HISTORICAL ARCHIVES (LSHA): A Partial List of Names




Some names from the archives (This is only a partial list. Please see the site for additional information):

Riga-Schloka Kagal-- Archival fund: 7358. 1769–1898. Files: 862

Assignments to positions of rabbis, shochets and teachers:
PUMPANSKY Aron, LEVI Iossel,   SHAPIRO Mozes, ARONSBERG Mozes

Jewish Charity Organization ORT—Archival fund: 1822. 1921-1940. Files: 56.

BROWN Herman, **SAFRONOVA-FINKELSTEIN Henrietta, TAGER Raisa, ARONSON Lev, BLUMENFELD Ida, RASHINA Sara, SHUBERT Pavel

**This should read "SAFRONOVA-FINKELSTEIN Henrietta---the system is having difficulty with this.

Jewish Parents Association (Riga)-- Archival fund: 4775. 1922–1936. Files: 116.

Summer Children’s Camp: transfer of real estate property from Mr. Brown

Latvian Jewish Health Protection Community OZE (Riga)-- Archival fund:6511. 1923–1941. Files: 336.

Riga Department:
Dr. ELIASBERG, Mr. ARONSON, ABRAHAM Israel


Riga Zionists-Revisionists Union-- Archival fund:3760. 1925–1936. Files: 13

Mr. V. ZHABOTINSKY


LSHA Fund: 3724, inventory: 1, file 5929.


Aizpute Charity to Jews in need “Gmiles Chesed (Until 1938—Community of Mutual Aid of Jewish Craftsmen in Aizpute “Poale Zedek”)— Closed December 31, 1940

FOSS Schmuel, MICHELSON Alexander, BERNITZ Alexander, GORDON Jacob, PIEL Abraham, **HASSE Meyer, KOSACK Peisach, BEITLER Abraham,  Rabbi SCHERELIS Zelman Hirsh (citizen of Lithuania)

**Please note, for some reason the program is displaying the name incorrectly. It should read as "HASSE".

LSHA Fund: 3724, inventory: 3751, 3752, files 1.

Jewish Funerary Association Hevrah Kadischo in Aizpute—

Board Members and participants:
Efraim  Khunav, Jano-Zorach Finkelstein, Alexander Michelson, German Khunav, Abraham Beitler, Samuel Gold, Leib Bordel, Lipman Natanson, Ber Schapiro, Yodel Birger, Joshua Markuschevitch.

LSHA, Fund: 3724, Inventory: 1, File: 4024

Association of Jewish Workers of Latvia (Closed November 30, 1938)

Board Members and Participants:
German Mickelson (chairman), Ievel Scherhess, Mark Hirschowitch (chairman), Yodel Eidelhauss, Hirsch Loeb Jacobson, Vygder Kahn, Samuel Ass-Aschman, Ovsey Stender, Leo Goldberg, Isaac Jacob Meyerson, Pauline Austreich, Josef Tankel, Marcus Leibson, Joel Scherchey, Elias Markon, Martin Chait, Jacob Tankel, Hirsch Lev Samunov, Lina Gleizer, Zisel Mazur, Zalman Hertchikovitch, Meyer Burstein, Faivisch Hait.



LSHA, Fund: 1536, Inventory: 11, File: 236, Fund: 3724, Inventory:
1, File: 8410.

Jewish Theatrical Society

Board Members and Participants:
Lazar Etinger, Mark Rozovsky, Boris Dubinsky and Max Schreiber


LSHA, Fund: 3724, Inventory: 1, File: 6622.

Jewish Medical Students Community (Closed March 23, 1940)

Board Members and Participants:
Wolf Aetchin (chairman), Ella Shapiro (chairman), Jacob Fomchenko (chairman), Jury Water (chairman), Ruvin Levitas (chairman), Samuel Markovitch (chairman), Michael Dubinsky, Boris Rabinovitch, Lasar Yavorkovsky , Rudolf Jacobson, Ethel Pinus, Emanual Bavilsky, Fannie Rozenfeld, Benjamin Ferber, Rachel Berelova, Isaac Gurvitch, Samuel Costrel, Rebecca Pruzhan, Moses Waldberg, Schloma Dubrovsky, Rosa Hirschberg, Michael Zubovsky, Elias Peletz, Abraham Kulman

LSHA, Fund: 3724, inventory: 1, File: 4151

Jewish Social-Economic Community (Registered February 20, 1934)

Board Members and Participants:
Benjamin Zeev (chairman), Simon Wittenberg, Jacob Hoff (chairman, industrialist), Beinush Grismann, Boris Gurevich, Wolf Avin, Tevel Gurovitch, Meyer Blumenaus, Isaac Babus, Lazar Hochmann, Wolf Jacob Latzky, Moses Magidson, Nachman Moskovsky, Marcus Nurock, Berka Payenson, Emanuel Scheftel, Rudolf Kaplan, Avsey Mizroch, Jacob Evelson (solicitor), Rafael Alterman, Ruvin Hoff, Abe Feldhun, Abraham Hirschman, Naum Levitin, Michel Mintz (doctor), Alexander Nemirovsky, Itze Weiss, Lev Zisser (salesman), Michael Silitsky, Leo Itzikson, Josef Rachmilevitch, Leon Rozental, German Kamenka, Scheftel Ginsburg, Israel Srago (candidate of Law), Daviv Michel Vargaftik, Elchonon Galperin (engineer).


LSHA, Fund: 3724, Inventory: 1, Files: 4134, 4133.

Jewish Women’s Community “Palestine” (closed August 24, 1940--decision by Herz leibovitch, Israel Levinson, Kalman Niburger)
Meetings were in Riga

Board members and Participants:
Briane Fridlender (chairperson), Shane Dvoira Nurk, Rochla Pernik, Vita Weinberg, Rachel Rabinovich, M. Abramovich. H. Trainin. M. Kamenkovitch, G. Schmulovitch, I. Israel, L. Dolgitzer D. Genin, I. Wasserman.

 1938: Public Readings and Reviews—K. Schnewiss, Mark Weintrob, Y. Vinnik, G. Schrago, G. Levin, S. Schapot, S. Garfinkel


Lectures:
M. Kamenkovich, R. Rabinovich, Dr. F. Gotz, I. Israel, Mark Weintrob

1939 Reviews’ readings (Riga)
L. Zack, G. Srago, G. Gorfinkel, A. Gutman, Z. Bergman, N. Schmuckler, H. Gordon, S. Schapot, G. Schrago, M. Weintrob,  A. Weinberg, V. Weinberg

Classes
K. Person, M. Kahn, R. Vasdbutsky