Mapping Historical New York: A Digital Atlas visualizes Manhattan’s and Brooklyn’s transformations during the late-nineteenth and early-twentieth centuries. Drawing on 1850, 1880, and 1910 census data, it shows how migration, residential, and occupational patterns shaped the city.
The New York Historical Synagogues Map is an ongoing digital mapping project designed to recreate the religious sphere of Jewish life in New York City in the early decades of the 20th century (1900-1939).
This LibGuide was created to highlight various archival collections and books from each of the Center's five partner institutions that celebrate the history, culture, and contributions of Jewish immigrants and New York City natives.
Sources from the American Jewish Historical Society, New York. Jewish Life in America provides access to a diverse range of records which can be used to explore the history of Jewish communities in the United States of America, from the arrival of the first Jews in New Amsterdam in the 17th century right through to the mid-20th century.
Sourced from archival collections held by the American Jewish Historical Society in New York City, this rich collection brings communal and social aspects of Jewish identity and culture to life while tracing Jewish involvement in the life of American society as a whole.