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Berler, Beatrice.

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Content Abstract: Beatrice "Beady" Berler was an author, translator, and President and Trustee of the Brandeis University National Women's Committee from 1971 to 1973. She founded and led the San Antonio chapter of the Brandeis University National Women's Committee, overseeing the annual book sale and the Books to Prisons program. She was also involved with Friends of the San Antonio Public Library. Berler authored one book, The Conquest of Mexico: A Modern Rendering of William H. Prescott's History, and translated many others. The Beatrice (Beady) Berler Papers span the years 1920-1998 and mostly document her work on Mariano Azuela's Epistolario y archivo: Recopilación, notas y apéndices de Beatrice Berler and include original correspondence and archival material Berler assembled related to Mariano Azuela. The papers include Berler's work with Friends of San Antonio Public Library and Brandeis University National Women's Committee programs. Materials include correspondence, clippings, book excerpts, scrapbooks, biographical information, college papers, awards, and photographs.

Glasberg, Bella

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Content Abstract: Mrs. Bella Glasberg was an active member of several Jewish women’s organizations in San Antonio. The height of her activity occurred from the 1930’s to the 1960’s. She was elected president of the San Antonio Section, National Council of Jewish Women for the 1943-1944 term. Glasberg also served as president and was a long-term member of The San Antonio Chapter of Hadassah. The Bella Glasberg Papers document her involvement in San Antonio Jewish women’s organizations from 1936-1970, and consist of administrative records, printed materials, ephemera and a scrapbook.

National Council of Jewish Women. San Antonio Section

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Content Abstract: The San Antonio Section of the National Council of Jewish Women is dedicated in the spirit of Judaism to furthering human welfare in the Jewish and general communities on a local, national and international level. The collection spans the years 1907 through 2006 and consists of administrative records, clippings, scrapbooks and printed materials.

San Antonio Chapter of Hadassah

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Content Abstract: The San Antonio Chapter of Hadassah is a non-profit Zionist organization supporting the improvement of health services in the Jewish homeland of Israel. The San Antonio organization also seeks to educate Americans on Jewish traditions and culture. The collection contains histories, minutes, correspondence, newspaper clippings, printed material, yearbooks, newsletters, scrapbooks, photographs, and sound recordings. Together, the records document the local chapter's organizational history.

Vexler, Esther, 1918-2016

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Content Abstract: Esther Vexler, a native of San Antonio, was a yoga instructor and community volunteer. Esther Vexler did volunteer work with Jewish charities and was the first female president of the Jewish Federation of San Antonio. She also worked with the League of Women Voters and the Child Guidance Clinic, amongst others. Includes correspondence, memoranda, advertisements, clippings, newsletters, and reports; also included are meeting minutes, agendas, organizational lists, coursework, and Vexler's master's thesis.