For a bibliography on southern Jewish history, click here.

Other resources for studying American Jewish history:

Mapping Projects

Mapping Jewish Charleston

Mapping Jewish Los Angeles

Digital Archives

Correspondence of Isaac Leeser

Isaac Mayer Wise Digital Archive

Malcolm H. Stern, First American Jewish Families: 600 Genealogies, 1654-1988

Jews in America: Portal to American Jewish History

Jewish Atlantic World Database


The Occident and American Jewish Advocate (Philadelphia, 1843-1869)

The Weekly Gleaner (San Francisco, 1857)

Proquest Historical Newspapers:

  • The American Israelite (Cincinnati, 1854-present)
  • Jewish Messenger (NYC, 1857-1922)
  • American Hebrew (NY, 1879-1902, 1922)
  • Biznes Rekord = The Jewish Business Record (NY, 1916-1918)
  • Yidisher Rekord = The Jewish Record (Chicago, 1917-1922)
  • Jewish Advocate (Boston, 1909-1990)
  • Jewish Exponent (Philadelphia, 1887-1990)

Archives I have used


My graduate school oral examination lists:

Modern Jewish History

American Religious History to 1865

American Religious History from 1865

Religion, Media, and Culture