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JHC. Jewish Heritage Collection

 Record Group
Identifier: JHC

Found in 313 Collections and/or Records:

Louis M. Shimel papers

Identifier: Mss 1055
Collection Overview Collection includes correspondence and certificates related to Louis M. Shimel's law career. Correspondence (1917) from the Secretary of the Navy re. desertion case; letters (1953) from judges and attorneys offering Shimel congratulations on his retirement as Assistant U.S Attorney. Certificates (1914-1953) document Shimel's career achievements including his right to practice law before the U.S. District Court of South Carolina, Supreme Court of South Carolina, U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals...
Dates: 1914-1953

Hebrew Orphan Society papers

Identifier: Mss 1057
Collection Overview Although founded in 1801, the earliest records extant date from 1850. Minutes run from 1850-1862; and then from 1866-1997, with some lacking in the latest years; they detail attendance, finances, charities, and administration of the organization, with 1949 and 1997 constitution and bylaws and some historical clippings, photos, etc. Correspondence (1902-1909, 1930, 1978, 1982-2000) is mostly from grant seekers such as Hospice of Charleston, Charleston Jewish Social Services, Charleston Area...
Dates: 1850-2000

Joseph Mann letters

Identifier: Mss 1034-002
Collection Overview Collection consists of sixteen letters and two poems, all handwritten originals. Majority (fourteen) are love letters (April-Dec. 1877) from Joseph Mann to Amelia (Milia) Robinson, written during their courtship. Mann did not write in English, so a friend wrote the letters for him. Topics include Mann's sentimental anticipation of their nuptials and his love for Robinson. His letters also mention family members in Laurens and Robinson's siblings, references to Mann's store in Newberry, SC;...
Dates: 1877-1894; Majority of material found within 1877

Wolper family photographs and medal

Identifier: Mss 1034-003
Collection Overview The collections includes two photographs. First is an 8X10 black and white print (not original) of the Jacob Wolper Family (made after the family was reunited in Charleston, 1915). Pictured are Cecile Wolper Lazarus (1903-1975), Pauline Wolper Lynch (1898-1950), Cecile Barr Wolper (1887-1965), Louis Edwin Wolper (1910-1987), Jacob Wolper (1876-1940) and Max Wolper (1900-1985). Second photograph is an 8X10 group image (black and white) of the South Carolina-Georgia Masada Conclave at Jekyll...
Dates: 1915-1949

Jeffrey Oppenheim family tree

Identifier: Mss 1034-004
Collection Overview Collection consists of two copies of a printed family tree of the Oppenheim family, tracing Oppenheim relatives back to the late 14th century (some gaps in time periods) and concluding in the 1980s. The author of the list of photographs (which appears printed on the family tree) was not consistent in listing names, particularly in terms of including middle names and married names for women. Includes information on the Von Butzbach, Ballin, Bachrach, Menz, Meir, Levi, Weinsburg, Gompei,...
Dates: 1980

Heiden family papers

Identifier: Mss 1034-005
Collection Overview Collection consists of the negative (3"x 5") of a photograph of Lewis Drucker (ca. 1900) wearing uniform of the Austrian Army, photocopied images of Rose, Laurence and H. Eric Heiden from book, "Grand Chapter Order of the Eastern Star: Proceedings of the Forty Sixth Annual Session Grand Chapter of South Carolina Order of the Eastern Star, Myrtle Beach, SC, June 16-18, 1953," and a photocopied biographical sketch of Rose F. Drucker Heiden, Worthy Grand Matron of the Grand Chapter of South...
Dates: approximately 1900, undated

Frances Bass Ginsberg and Arthur Ginsberg photograph

Identifier: Mss 1034-006
Collection Overview

Black and white photograph (5" x 7"), ca. 1950, of Frances Bass Ginsberg with her husband, Arthur Ginsberg, in Florida. Each is holding two strings of large mouth bass.

Dates: approximately 1950

Goose-market in Cracow

Identifier: Mss 1034-009
Collection Overview Depicts crowds of people at the goose-market in Cracow, Poland, ca. 1860s. Hasidic Jew with payos and streimel in foreground is bending over to pick up a goose (from a group of geese); man (possibly a vendor) with long white beard leans against a wagon and smokes a pipe. Two children (one barefoot) walk in the right foreground. Several women in background carry baskets; man dressed in suit and top hat also visible. Streets appear to be laden with straw; two-story building in background has...
Dates: undated

Harold P. Givner papers

Identifier: Mss 1034-010
Collection Overview

Two certificates (Dec. 1953) from Dan Lodge No. 593 of B'nai B'rith (Charleston, SC) and from District Grand Lodge No. 5 honoring Harold P. Givner for twenty-five years of service to the organization.

Dates: 1953

Appel family papers

Identifier: Mss 1034-011
Collection Overview Collection includes Ida and Abraham Appel's South Carolina marriage license (1922); Ida Appel's original Certificate of U.S. Citizenship (1935) and U.S passport (1967); Abraham Appel's social security cards, South Carolina driver's license (1961), and laminated clipping of his obituary (1962). Also includes Harry I. Appel's birth certificate (1924) from Mercy Hospital, Charleston, SC, Notification of Birth Registration (1924) from the U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, and a...
Dates: 1922-1967