This is the
first time these pages have displayed a journal article in full. We do capture
newspaper stories likely to
disappear, require registration to view, or otherwise not be available and show
them as images.
Example: when the
digital archive of the
Cleveland Jewish News
limited access to its archive to subscribers, we
showed on these pages images of perhaps 100
(of its more than 500,000) stories.
The Schwartz -
Lasky essay below was published by the
Jewish Historical Society which has been
progressive in making its highly respected journal
available on the web. In 2004 its ADAJE (the American
Digital Archive of the Jewish Experience)
enabled free access to its journal from its first
issue (1892) through
1978. The full text of issues after 1995 is online through
ProQuest, which is free when used
through portals such as libraries.
There is no online access
to American Jewish History journal issues after 1978
and before 1996.
This important essay published in 1994, its appendix published in 1995,
and hundreds of other articles AJHS published 1979 - 1995
are not on the web.
display the article
below and have also posted the
appendix with its
precious list of 850 antebellum Jewish residents. These
valuable additions to our online