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Sam Appel athletic patches and ephemera

Identifier: Mss 1034-096

Collection Overview

Collection consists of four patches for participation on the JCC ping pong and basketball teams and the AZA Physical Fitness Summer Tournament, a silver identification bracelet, a Carolinas Association of the Amateur Athletic Union of the United States a membership card, a season pass for the College of Charleston's 1947-1948 basketball season, and a Boy Scouts of America, Troop 21 certificate.


  • Creation: circa 1944-1951


Language of Material

Materials in English

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research.

Copyright Notice

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Biographical Note

Samuel Appel (1929- ), son of Abraham (1890-1962) and Ida Goldberg (1900-1985) Appel, grew up on St. Philip Street in Charleston, South Carolina. His family attended Beth Israel synagogue for a time and later switched to the conservative Synagogue Emanu-El. Appel graduated from Charleston High School in 1946. He was involved with the Boy Scouts of America (Troop 21), Aleph Zadik Aleph (AZA), and the Charleston Jewish Community Center (JCC), where he participated in sports and coached a girls' basketball team.


8 items (1 folder)


This collection includes athletic patches and other ephemera of Samuel Appel (1929-), a Charleston, South Carolina, native. Materials relate to Appel's participation in the Charleston Jewish Community Center, the Boy Scouts of America, and Aleph Zadik Aleph (AZA).

Collection Arrangement

Materials are described at the item level.

Acquisitions Information

Materials donated on March 17, 2008 by Samuel Appel. ID bracelet donated by Fannie Rones.

Related Material

Related materials in Special Collections include a 1995 oral history interview with Samuel Appel (Mss 1035-047), the Appel family papers, 1922-1967 (Mss 1034-011), and the St. Philip Street Rewisited Reunion collection, 1920-1990 (Mss 1001).

Processing Information

Processed by Anne Bennett, July 2011.

Encoded by Sarah Dorpinghaus, February 2012.

Reviewed and uploaded by Martha McTear, February 2012.

Funding from the Council on Library and Information Resources supported the processing of this collection and encoding of the finding aid.

Inventory of the Sam Appel Athletic Patches and Ephemera, circa 1944-1951
Processed by: Anne Bennett; machine-readable finding aid created by: Sarah Dorpinghaus
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Funding from the Council on Library and Information Resources supported the processing of this collection and encoding of the finding aid.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

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