Archives The St. Louis Jewish Community Archives is located in the
Saul Brodsky Jewish Community Library. Founded in 1989, the
Archives acquires, preserves and makes available to the public materials
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on Jewish life in St. Louis, from the early 19th century to the
present day. It is a permanent ethnic, social and historical
resource for the local Jewish community and the wider community
More than 200 separate collections are housed in the Archives.
They include historical records of secular and religious institutions,
family and personal memoirs, business records and local Jewish newspapers.
Among the most significant of the Archive's collections are the
papers of the Carnovsky family(1923-1976), the Cook family and Cook
Carriage Company(1899-1954), the Freund family and Freund Bakery(1900-1954).
the Hesse family(1899-1942) and the Schweich family and Schweich
The Archives is open from 9 am to 2 pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays and by special appointment. For more information about the archives, email Diane Everman, archivist at St. Louis Jewish Community Archives.