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JHC. Jewish Heritage Collection

 Record Group
Identifier: JHC

Found in 313 Collections and/or Records:

Julian H. Preisler Judaica postcard collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1178
Abstract

A collection of Judaica postcards from the United States, Europe, and Israel assembled by Julian H. Preisler of synagogues, Jewish restaurants, resorts, museums, concert halls, artwork, artifacts, Jewish culture, and historical sites.

Dates: 1900s-2010s

Claude C. Barnes Buchenwald atrocity photographs

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1065-054
Abstract

5 black and white photographs taken after the liberation of Buchenwald concentration camp by Corporal Claude C. Barnes.

Dates: 1945

Frances Mazo and Julius Butwin papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1179
Abstract

The papers of Frances Mazo Butwin and Julius Butwin, the first English translators of the works of Yiddish author Sholom Aleichem. The papers include her writings and diaries, their correspondence, family photographs, and copies of their books.

Dates: 1907-2023; Majority of material found within 1907-1943

Harry Levinson papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1034-024
Abstract

Papers of Harry Levinson, World War I veteran and clothing store owner. Collection consists of a brief biography of Harry Levinson, a photocopy of a letter from Commander-in-Chief John Pershing to soldiers (February 1919), and a reproduction of a photograph of soldiers, including Levinson, celebrating Passover (April 1919) in France.

Dates: 1919

Bills of sale from Sumter (S.C.) stores

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1034-083
Abstract

Two bills of sale made out to David Ashby Stuckey and his wife. One (1873) is from Marx E. Cohen, a dealer in dry goods, groceries, shoes, and hardware. The second (1896) is from Schwartz Bros., a dry goods store and millinery. Both stores were located in Sumter, South Carolina.

Dates: 1873, 1896

The Congregation "Beth Elohim" of Charleston, S.C. pamphlet

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1034-075
Abstract

A typescript and photocopy of Nathaniel Levin's history of Kahal Kadosh Beth Elohim in Charleston, South Carolina, from 1750 to 1883. The pamphlet was published in the 1883 Year Book of the City of Charleston.

Dates: 1883

Laufer family papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1034-076
Abstract

Papers of the Laufer family, Polish immigrants who ran a kosher restaurant on King Street in Charleston, South Carolina. Materials include an original Laufer's Kosher Restaurant business card, naturalization certificates, a ketubah, and two family photographs. Most materials are photocopies. Also included are 12 cupping glasses or "bankas" used for medicinal purposes.

Dates: 1910-circa 1945

Anna Olswanger papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1034-077
Abstract

Publications, short stories, and other papers of Anna Olswanger, children's story author and freelance editor. Included are published copies of Olswanger's short stories "Big Mistreatin' Bittersweet'n Blues" and "Chicken Bone Man," as well as materials relating to Olswanger's father, Berl Olswanger, a blues musician and composer from Nashville (Tennessee), and his sister Gene Olswanger.

Dates: 1985-2004

Price family papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1034-079
Abstract

Photographs, eulogies, and newspaper clippings of the Price family of Spartanburg, South Carolina. Materials mostly relate to the family's clothing store, Prices' Store for Men. Also included is a brief history of the founders of Temple B'nai Israel in Spartanburg.

Dates: 1903-2003

Tybee Bogeslov Levy papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1034-080
Abstract

Photographs and papers of Tybee Bogeslov Levy, a Russian immigrant who settled in Walterboro, South Carolina. Photographs include black and white portraits of Levy and her family. Also included is an obituary of Bernhard Levy, Tybee's husband, who owned a store in Walterboro and was Postmaster General of Colleton County.

Dates: circa 1908-circa 1946