Friedsam Foundation Gives N.y.u. $25,000 for Fine Arts Dep’t
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Friedsam Foundation Gives N.y.u. $25,000 for Fine Arts Dep’t

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Gifts and bequests aggregating $61,534.30 were received by New York University during April and May, according to an announcement on Saturday by Chancellor Harry Woodburn Chase.

The donors include:

The Friedsam Foundation, Inc., which gave $25,000 for the support of the Department of Fine Arts during 1934, 1935; George Blumenthal, who donated $9,000 for the appointment of an instructor in Fine Arts; and Percy S. Straus, Esq., who gave $50 for the assistance of an honor student in the College of Fine Arts.


Mrs. Estelle Sternberger, executive director of the American organization of the World Peace-ways, was scheduled to sail Saturday to Europe on the Berengaria at the invitation of the British Legion and related French and Dutch organizations.

Founding Funders

The digitization of the JTA Archive would not have been possible without the generous support of the following donors:
  • The Gottesman Fund
  • Righteous Persons Foundation
  • Charles H. Revson Foundation
  • Elisa Spungen Bildner and Robert Bildner, in honor of Norma Spungen
  • George S. Blumenthal
  • Grace and Scott Offen Charitable Fund