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Manuscript Collection No. 841
Funding, in part, for the arrangement and description of this collection was provided by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Hyman Horowitz was born in Bialystok, Poland on November 15, 1895. He immigrated to the United States in 1921 at the age of 28. Horowitz graduated from John Marshall Law School in Cleveland, Ohio in 1928. He was an attorney for the Home Owners Loan Corporation (agency of the federal government) from 1934-1941. From 1942-1952, he was Cleveland's assistant law director during the administration of Mayor Frank Lausche. He then served as a police prosecutor until his retirement in 1966. In addition to practicing law, he was an avid Hebrew scholar, writer, and editor.
Horowitz was editor of the Cleveland Jewish World, a Yiddish daily newspaper from 1938-1952. He wrote for the Cleveland Plain Dealer on Israel and the Middle East from 1944-1960, and also wrote for the Jewish Morning Journal of New York City from 1921-1938.
Horowitz was a member of the Board of Trustees of the Cleveland Jewish Community Federation and served as an executive board member of the Cleveland Zionist Society. He died on February 21, 1969.
This collection consists of writings, including articles, speeches, and manuscripts, in English and Yiddish, by Hyman Horowitz, along with some personal correspondence. Included are articles for the Cleveland Jewish World, the Cleveland Plain Dealer, the Jewish Morning Journal of New York City, and various other Jewish periodicals. The majority of the articles are categorized by subject with a few miscellaneous articles categorized by publisher. Also included are three unpublished manuscripts: Force of Destiny, Three Worlds, and Rebirth of a Nation.
This collection is arranged in one (1) series; matterial is arranged topically.
Terms of Access and Use
This collection is open to all users. The original manuscript collection is available in the Barrows-Loebelson Reading Room of the Jacob Rader Marcus Center of the American Jewish Archives.
Property and Literary Rights
The Horowitz family, by the act of donating this collection to the American Jewish Archives, assigned all property rights to the American Jewish Archives. Literary rights are retained by the heirs of Hyman Horowitz. Literary rights may also be retained by specific creators of some materials.
Questions concerning rights should be addressed to the Executive Director of the American Jewish Archives. For more information see the American Jewish Archives copyright information webpage.
Related material may be found in the AJA Online Catalog, under Horowitz, Hyman, 1895-1969.
Horowitz, Hyman. Bachelor of Laws. John Marshall School of Law (Cleveland, Ohio). May 25, 1928. FF:C6/D14.
Horowitz, Hyman. Admission to Practice Law. Supreme Court of Ohio. January 26, 1929. FF:C6/D14.
Horowitz, Hyman. Nearprint. Nearprint Biographies.
Footnotes and bibliographic references should refer to the Hyman Horowitz Papers and the American Jewish Archives. A suggestion for at least the first citation is as follows:
[Description], [Date], Box #, Folder #. MS-841. Hyman Horowitz Papers. American Jewish Archives, Cincinnati, Ohio.
The Hyman Horowitz Papers were received from the Horowitz family, New York, N.Y., in February, 1995.
Processed by Michelle Wirth Detroit, November, 2011.
This collection was arranged and described according to minimal-processing standards. Funding, in part, for the arrangement and description of this collection was provided by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the AJA Online Catalog.
Persons and Families
Horowitz, Hyman, 1895-1969.
United States. National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Cleveland Jewish World.
Cleveland Plain Dealer (Firm)
Jewish Morning Journal (New York, N.Y.)
Cleveland (Ohio) -- Newspapers.