HIST W4604: Jews and the City: Primary Sources on Jews and the City

Guide to research for the Columbia course: JEWS AND THE CITY: An Introduction to Jewish Urban History, 1815-1960


There are many different primary resources that can be used to study the life of Jews in cities: Jewish newspapers described what was important to Jews of a particular place; personal letters and papers describe the experience of an individual or individuals; photographs give a literal glimpse into the life of Jews in a particular place and time;

Related collections at Columbia

Online Resources: Newspapers and Archives