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The collections of the Jewish Historical Society of North Jersey

The collections of the Jewish Historical Society of North Jersey include manuscript collections, periodicals, photographs, objects including religious items, and books that document the history of Jews in northern New Jersey.

We are in the process of digitizing and making our collections available online. While we are working on a more interactive connection to the archive, we have featured some of our collections here for you to see and appreciate the depth of what we have in the archive.

Prominent Businessmen of Paterson

A series of caricatures of prominent businessmen from Paterson, NJ.

Manucript Collections by City

We have a number of manuscripts in the archive. This is a list of many of thos organized by city.

Dr. Morris Joelson

A leading local physician of his time. For more than 50 years, Dr Morris S. Joelson personified in every move he made, every service he performed, all the virtues of the old-time family physician.