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1Title:  Irving Gold Scrapbook ca. 1930-1936     
 Creator:  Gold, Irving, 1911-1998 
 Dates:   none  
 Notes:  This scrapbook will be of value to researchers interested in American dance music in the 1930s as well as researchers interested in Jewish musicians in the 1930s. Irv Gold and His Orchestra was based in Cleveland, Ohio, but played in other communities including Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; Findlay Lake, New York; and Akron, Ohio. The group frequently played at supper clubs and ballrooms, and was broadcast on radio stations. In addition to leading and booking his own band, Gold booked other individuals and groups including Sammy Kaye and Red Nichols and His Famous Orchestra. 
 Call #:  Microfilm 
 Extent:  1 microfilm reel ; 35 mm. 
 Subjects:  Gold, Irving, 1911-1998 | Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- History -- Sources | Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- History | Jewish musicians -- Ohio -- Cleveland | Dance orchestras -- Ohio -- Cleveland
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2Title:  Old Gold and his radio orchestra: Sat. May 26 ... Summit Beach Park, Akron, Ohio    
 Publication:  publisher not identified], Akron, Ohio?],[1932 or 1933] 
 Call #:  Broadside F.589 
 Extent:  1 broadside : color lithograph ; 56 x 24 cm. 
 Subjects:  Gold, Irving, -- 1911-1998 | Jewish musicians -- Ohio -- Cleveland | Dance orchestras -- Ohio -- Cleveland | Concerts -- Ohio -- Akron | Summit Beach Park (Akron, Ohio)
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3Title:  Hyman Gurland Family Papers     
 Creator:  Gurland, Hyman Family 
 Dates:  1914-1973 
 Abstract:  Hyman Gurland was a Russian-born Jew who emigrated to the United States in 1906 and settled in Cleveland, Ohio. A building contractor by trade, Gurland was also a talented musician who performed with the Cleveland Jewish Band from 1914 to 1918. He married Blanche Kaplan, and had three daughters, Gladys, Rita, and Norma. Gladys Gurland was a composer who actively tried to publish her work and succeeded in copyrighting several of her songs. The collection consists of a certificate, newspaper clippings, a notebook, correspondence, a scrapbook, and original scores of songs composed by Gladys Gurland. 
 Call #:  MS 5021 
 Extent:  1.00 linear feet (1 container) 
 Subjects:  Gurland, Hyman, 1892-1980. | Gurland, Blanche Kaplan. | Gurland, Gladys, 1921-1946. | Gurland family. | Cleveland Jewish Band. | Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Musicians -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Jewish musicians -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Composers -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Jewish composers -- Ohio -- Cleveland.
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4Title:  Saul and Ida Ruth Meisels Papers     
 Creator:  Meisels, Saul and Ruth 
 Dates:  1943-1990 
 Abstract:  Saul Meisels served as cantor of B'nai Jeshurun Congregation (Temple on the Heights), Cleveland Heights, Ohio, from 1942-1979, and was considered one of the foremost interpreters of Yiddish song in the United States. He attended New York University and received formal vocal training at Julliard School of Music. He served as president of the Cantors Assembly, was a member of the Board of Governors of the Jewish Theological Seminary, and was a founder of the Jewish Liturgical Society and the Israel Music Association. In 1965, in Israel, he headed the first International Conference of Jewish Sacred Music. Through commissions and performances, he encouraged the writing of new compositions for the synagogue. His wife, Ida Ruth Moskowitz Meisels, was a musician and composer of Jewish and Hebrew songs and cantorial recitatives for solo voice, piano, and chorus. She and Saul Meisels were married in 1935. Following their move to Cleveland, Ohio, she studied at the Cleveland Institute of Music and served for more than twenty years as director of music for both the Cleveland Hebrew Schools and the United Jewish Religious Schools. The collection consists of awards and honors, biographical materials, newspaper clippings, correspondence, catalogues of concert and synagogue arrangements, and programs of musical services and festivals. 
 Call #:  MS 4642 
 Extent:  0.20 linear feet (1 container) 
 Subjects:  Meisels, Saul, 1907-1990. | Meisels, Ida Ruth Moskowitz, 1911- | B'nai Jeshurun (Cleveland Heights, Ohio). | Cleveland Hebrew Schools. | United Jewish Religious Schools (Cleveland, Ohio) | Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Cantors (Judaism) -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Jewish musicians -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Jews -- Music. | Songs, Yiddish. | Songs, Hebrew. | Jewish women -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Women -- Ohio -- Cleveland.
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