JHC. Jewish Heritage Collection
Found in 231 Collections and/or Records:
David A. Cohen, Jr., collection
Cohen, Emanuel, Moses, and Seixas family papers
Collis family papers
Colman and Blank families papers
The collection consists of professional and personal correspondence, professional materials, photograph albums and photographs, and other assorted papers of the Colman and Blank families of Charleston, South Carolina. Materials relate to Beverly Isabel Colman, a former managing editor for Schocken Books, and her great-great grandmother Rosa Simmons Blank, Rosa's son, Isadore Blank, and Isadore's son, Edwin J. Blank.
The Congregation "Beth Elohim" of Charleston, S.C. pamphlet
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.
Charles Cross collection of Buchenwald concentration camp photographs
The collection consists of nine photographs of Buchenwald concentration camp taken in April 1945, shortly after its liberation by the U.S. Army. Also included is a 1993 interview on videocassette with Corporal Charles Cross, who collected the photographs.
Mickey Dorsey papers
The collection consists of letters, photographs, negatives, and other papers of Mickey Dorsey, an American soldier with the 71st Infantry Division, who participated in the liberation of Gunskirchen Lager, a German concentration camp in Austria. Photographs and negatives taken by Joe Daurer, the photographer for Dorsey's unit, show victims and survivors in the camp.
Ehrich family papers
Majority of collection is candid photographs (1907-1950) of the Ehrich family. Most are unidentified. Includes several images (1915) of Pawley's Island, SC, and a 1937 flood in Evansville, IN. Several photographs (1951) of Dr. William S. Ehrich and his brother, Arthur, fishing near Manning, SC. Also includes a speech (handwritten) Ehrich presented to a medical group in Evansville, IN.
Nathan and Flora Emanuel family Bible
The collection consists of a family Bible annotated with family genealogy records. Several newspaper obituaries and marriage announcements have been pasted onto pages of the Bible. The Bible was printed in 1845. Genealogy dates range from 1812 to 1939. The bulk of the genealogy records date to the second half of the 19th century.
Joe Engel papers
Photographs, correspondence, and other papers of Joe Engel, a Polish Jew imprisoned at Auschwitz from 1942 until 1945. Photographs depict Engel and other family members in pre-war Poland, as well as in Zeilsheim, a post-war German displaced persons camp. Other photographs show Engel and family members in Charleston, South Carolina, and Natanya, Israel.