Three Pages of Autographs From the 1929 Zionist Congress
With Some Very Interesting Names on them...


The Zionist Congress - Collection Co-Signed by:

·    Meir Dizengoff

·    Carola W. Rothschild

·    Janet Lieberman

·    Rebecca H. Safer

·    Vera R. (Mrs. Chaim) Weizmann

·    Archibald (Mrs) Silverman

·    Adinor Grodsensky

·    Louis Lipsky

·    Simon Marks

·    Morris D. Wegasch

·    Morris Rothenberg

·    Arthur Glanske

·    Rosie F. (Mrs. Cyrus) Adler

·    O. Grusenberg

·    Hermann Strick

·    Edward Lagansky

·    Herbert Solow

·    Leon Blum

·    Felix Warburg

·    Baron Melchett

·    Herbert Samuel

·    David M. Bressler

·    Abram Simon

·    Meyer Spilman

·    Ralph S. Green

·    Felix Dellenasee

·    Maurice B. Hexter

·    Cyrus Adler

·    Shimon Lowenstein

·    James N. Rosenberg

·    M. M. Ussishkin





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A unique collection of 37 signatures in pencil on three separate sheets of paper, each 5¾x7, three bearing imprint of lion and "Baur au Lac/Zurich" in upper left, signed at the Zionist Congress held in Zurich, Switzerland, probably the Sixteenth Congress in 1929.

Most are signed in English, a few in Hebrew.


The list includes:

·    Léon Blum (Jewish Prime Minister of France, 1936-1937, 1938)

·    Herbert Samuel (1st High Commissioner of Palestine, 1920-1925)

·    M. Dizengoff (founder and 1st Mayor of Tel-Aviv)

·    Vera R. Weizmann (First Lady, wife of 1st President of Israel Chaim Weizmann)

·    Morris Rothenberg

·    Herbert Solow

·    James N. Rosenberg

·    Cyrus Adler

·    Carla Marburg Rothschild

·    Janet Lieberman

·    Rebecca Herzmark Safer

·    Simon Marks

·    David M. Bressler

·    Meyer Spielman

·    ...and 23 others...


A few days after the Sixteenth Congress had closed, riots broke out in Palestine.


The Zionist movement was in chaos and Chaim Weizmann, re-elected President of the World Zionist Organization, resigned.