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Schlosburg, Ella Levenson, 1920-2013


Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

David Karesh letters

Identifier: Mss 1034-014
Collection Overview Collection includes seven letters from David Karesh to Frank and Nettie Levenson of Bishopville, South Carolina. The letters were written in Yiddish, and English translations are included. Karesh often traveled from Columbia to Bishopville to provide the family (and friends and relatives) with kosher meat. Letters contain Karesh's expressions of thanks for the Levenson's hospitality, mentions of his work at the slaughterhouse, comments on assimilation of American Jews, reform among Jews, and...
Dates: 1949-1957

Photographs of an unidentified South Carolina family

Identifier: Mss 1034-015
Collection Overview

These twelve sepia tone photographs picture two women, a man, two young girls, and at least one more child who is visible in the background of several images. Subjects (who may be a Jewish family in Camden, South Carolina) are dressed in formal styles of the early 1900s. All photographs were taken in the garden behind a house with subjects in formal poses.

Dates: approximately 1900

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Camden (S.C.) -- Social life and customs -- Photographs 1
Jewish families -- South Carolina -- Camden -- Photographs 1
Jewish sects -- South Carolina -- History 1
Jewish way of life 1
Jews -- Cultural assimilation -- South Carolina -- History 1