Featured Collections

Isidore Zesmer Collection

An influential figure in Dallas Jewish community with a lasting legacy.

Enid Klass Collection

A former assistant to Stanley Marcus and Dallas local who acquired an extensive collection.

Sylvia Margules Trugman Collection

An extensive collection of Jewish Dallas photographs and documents

Ellis & May Titche Collection

Letters of their courtship and early marriage are immortalized.

Natalie Ornish Interview Collection

Interviews and recordings related to her research for her book Pioneer Jewish Texans and person family genealogy.

Lawrence Kahn Home Movie Collection

Laurence Kahn, son of E. M. Kahn and husband of Ruth Brown Kahn (co-founder of DJHS), recorded numerous family films in the 1930s and 1940s.

Ray Family Film Collection

Donated by Alex Ray in 2019, this series of sports-related films are a selection of home movies were filmed in the 1960s on 16mm reels.