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Abraham Lewis Wolk (1891 - c.1983)

"Abe Wolk"

NCJW Oral History Project interview recording - responsible for smoke control and a great deal of the first Pittsburgh Renaissance

6/29/2011 1/18/2016

Morris Nathan Rosenthal (1839 - 1907)

6/7/2008 1/18/2016

Leon Cleveland Sunstein (1885 - 1958)

4/3/2011 10/17/2015

Anna Frank (Ohlman) (1863 - 1947)

Reports of Anna Ohlman being born in "Meadsville" PA are in error. This is a typo, and there is no such place. The correct name is "Meadville", a small town in PA about 42 miles south of Erie, and 91 m...

8/4/2009 10/15/2015

Abraham Frank (1853 - 1928)

8/2/2009 10/15/2015

Bessie Anathan (1885 - 1976)

Anathan, Bessie Frank Date of Interview: 1975 Subjects: ANATHAN HOUSE; JEWISH COMMUNITY; HOSPITALS and CLINICS: MONTEFIORE HOSPITAL; NEW YORK, NY; NORTH SIDE (Pittsburgh, PA); PITTSBURGH, PA Bessie Ana...

8/9/2008 10/15/2015

Paulina Frank (1815 - 1910)

"Pauline Frank", "Fanny Frank (most commonly)"

Founder and First President of the Hebrew Ladies Aid Society Also served as president of Ladies Benevolent Society of Pittsburgh, and as a director of the Society for Support of Sick Soldiers and Sol...

8/7/2008 10/15/2015

William Frank (1819 - 1891)

"Wolf Frank"

Considered one of the four "Pilgrim Fathers" of the Pittsburgh Jewish community. William Frank arrived in New York City on May 1, 1840. Frank was a man independent in spirit, hard-working, and frugal...

8/7/2008 10/15/2015

Isaac William Frank (1855 - 1930)

"I.W. Frank", "IW Frank"

President of United Engineering and Foundry Company, a leader in the steel industry, from 1901-1919.

8/7/2008 10/15/2015

Esra Stein (1913 - 2004)

10/6/2015 10/12/2015

Abraham Burgauer (1819 - 1908)

5/11/2013 10/11/2015

Sophie Masloff (Friedman) MP (1917 - 2014)

Listen to interview Sofie Masloff's Oral History Sophie Masloff (born December 23, 1917) is an American politician. A long-time member of the Democratic Party and civil servant, she was elected to ...

3/21/2012 8/17/2014

Albert Ellis MP (1913 - 2007)

REBT by Albert Ellis with Debbie Joffe Ellis Personal Reflections on Albert Ellis & REBT A Brief Biography of Dr. Albert Ellis 1913-2007 Albert Ellis Influential Psychotherapist NYTimes Obituary

5/27/2014 5/27/2014

Rabbi Dr. Baruch A. Poupko , born in Velizh, Russia, (a town north of Mogilev) to Rabbi Eliezer and Pesha Poupko, was an American multi-lingual scholar, author, and lecturer. After receiving ordinati...

6/29/2007 3/17/2013

Samuel Pettigrew (b. - 1841)

Samuel Pettigrew served as Mayor of Pittsburgh from 1832 to 1836, his administration was marked by the industrialization of the city. Pittsburgh celebrated its newfound might by christening the first s...

3/7/2013 3/17/2013

Jeffrey Lynn "Jeff" Goldblum (born October 22, 1952) is an American actor. His career began in the mid-1970s and he has appeared in major box-office successes including The Fly, Jurassic Park and its s...

2/26/2012 3/17/2013

Gertrude Stein MP (1874 - 1946)

Gertrude Stein, the youngest of a family of five children, was born on February 3, 1874, in Allegheny, Pennsylvania (merged with Pittsburgh in 1907)[2] to well-educated German-Jewish parents, Daniel an...

3/22/2011 3/17/2013

Amalia Guitermann (Rauh) (1820 - 1860)

10/4/2010 3/17/2013

Solomon Rauh (1822 - 1880)

The Rauh Jewish Archives The Rauh Jewish Archives was founded in 1989 to collect, preserve, and make accessible the documentary history of Jews and Jewish communities of western Pennsylvania.   ...

6/7/2010 3/17/2013

Edna Bamberger (Floersheim) (1878 - c.1974)

Reference: MyHeritage Family Trees - SmartCopy : Mar 24 2016, 4:21:13 UTC

7/6/2010 3/17/2013

Bella Floersheim (1879 - 1951)

Reference: MyHeritage Family Trees - SmartCopy : Mar 24 2016, 4:21:13 UTC

7/6/2010 3/17/2013

Pauline Wertheimer (1840 - 1926)

Reference: MyHeritage Family Trees - SmartCopy : Mar 24 2016, 4:08:23 UTC * Reference: MyHeritage Family Trees - SmartCopy : Mar 24 2016, 4:14:54 UTC

5/18/2010 3/17/2013

Samuel Floersheim (1836 - 1895)

Reference: MyHeritage Family Trees - SmartCopy : Mar 24 2016, 4:21:13 UTC

7/6/2010 3/17/2013

Bertha Floersheim (1865 - 1952)

Called Pittsburgh's most useful citizen and "the Jane Addams of Pittsburgh." ' Bertha Floersheim Rauh was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on June 16, 1865, the daughter of Samuel and Pauline Werthei...

7/6/2010 3/17/2013

Enoch Rauh (1857 - 1919)

ENOCH RAUH—As his associates and those who knew and loved him have never tired of recounting the worth and influence of Enoch Rauh in the months that have elapsed since his passing from his accu...

6/7/2010 3/17/2013

Richard Solomon Rauh (1894 - 1954)

7/6/2010 3/17/2013

Edgar Jonas Kaufmann MP (1885 - 1955)

Edgar J. Kaufmann Edgar J. Kaufmann (November 1, 1885 – April 15, 1955) was a prominent Jewish German-American businessman and philanthropist. A graduate of Shady Side Academy and Yale Universit...

7/11/2009 3/17/2013

Sara Mysels (Gorelik) (1883 - 1962)

"Sara Garelik"

Sarah was a singer. She also wrote a book of Yiddish poems - Copyright 1955, by the author Sarah Mysels. Printed by Berger Printing Company Pittsburgh PA. Book of Yiddish Poetry, by Sarah Mysels ...

9/3/2007 3/17/2013

Harry Herschel Mysels (c.1883 - 1961)

"Harry Maysels", "Harry Maysles", "Tzvi Hirsh Maysles", "Hirsch Mysels", "Herschel Mysels", "Hersh Mysels", "Hersh Maysels"

9/3/2007 3/17/2013

Maurice "Mashie" Mysels (1924 - 1980)

Songwriter: Wrote " I Love You, I Need You, I Want You" which was sung by Elvis Presley. "I Want You, I Need You, I Love You" is a popular song written by Maurice Mysels and Ira Kosloff. It is best...

9/4/2007 3/17/2013

Rabbi Solomon Freehof MP (1892 - 1990)

Solomon B. Freehof was a world famous and world renowned Reform Rabbi. There are many books, sermons and references that he wrote that can be found by searching him on the Internet. He was an wonderful...

1/31/2010 3/17/2013

Jonas Edward Salk MP (1914 - 1995)

Jonas Edward Salk (October 28, 1914 – June 23, 1995) was an American medical researcher and virologist, best known for his discovery and development of the first safe and effective polio vacci...

10/30/2011 3/17/2013

Otto Stern (17 February 1888 – 17 August 1969) was a German physicist and Nobel laureate in physics in 1943, "for his contribution to the development of the molecular ray method and his discover...

7/14/2012 3/17/2013