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JHC. Jewish Heritage Collection

 Record Group
Identifier: JHC

Found in 313 Collections and/or Records:

Charleston Holocaust Memorial Committee records

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1177
Abstract

The records of the Charleston Holocaust Memorial Committee of the Charleston Jewish Federation include committee files, planning and management documents, and other records relating to the planning, construction, financing, dedication, and management of the Charleston Holocaust Memorial located in Marion Square.

Dates: 1994-2017; Majority of material found within 1994-2005

Charleston Jewish Community Relations Committee papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1020
Collection Overview Includes correspondence, minutes, typescripts, carbons, newspapers, photocopies of clippings, printed matter. Correspondence (1959-1966) is primarily that of Nat Shulman (1914-2000), as secretary and member of the Community Relations Committee, but also regarding his role as executive director of the Jewish Community Center. Correspondents include other members of the committee, representatives of the National Community Relations Advisory Council and other national groups, local Rabbis, such...
Dates: 1958-1967

Civil War: 1861, The War Between the States, 1865

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1034-037
Collection Overview This sheet of commemorative stamps honors the Monitor and the Virginia, Shiloh, Chancellorsville, Gettysburg, and sixteen individuals who were important in the Civil War: Robert E. Lee, Clara Barton, Ulysses S. Grant, Jefferson Davis, David Farragut, Frederick Douglass, Raphael Semmes, Abraham Lincoln, Harriet Tubman, Stand Watie, Joseph E. Johnston, Winfield Hancock, Mary Chesnut, William T. Sherman, Phoebe Pember, and "Stonewall" Jackson. Details for each stamp appear on the back of the...
Dates: 1995

Cleveland Jewish Orphan Asylum photograph

 Item
Identifier: Mss 1034-081
Abstract

Group portrait photograph taken at the Cleveland Jewish Orphan Asylum, circa 1910. The image shows Superintendent Samuel Wolfenstein with children residing at the orphanage. Nathan Kohler, father of Marjorie Kohler Abrams of Greenville, South Carolina, is pictured in the photograph.

Dates: circa 1910

Cohen and Mark family photographs

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1034-105
Abstract

Collection consists of ten photographs of members of the Cohen and Mark families of Clio, South Carolina. Photographs primarily feature Abe Cohen, his daughter Cecile Cohen Waronker, and his wife Betty Mark Cohen. A small number of images also feature other members of the Cohen and Mark families. Included is a list of detailed captions numbered to correspond to a number on the back of each photograph.

Dates: 1940-1994

Asher D. Cohen papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1034-054
Collection Overview Most letters (1882-1909) are dated June and July 1889 and deal with Cohen's successful defense of Thomas Ballard McDow, who shot and killed Francis Warrington Dawson during an altercation in McDow's Charleston home. Most are congratulatory letters from writers such as R.N. Goldsmith, Charleston Mayor William A. Courtenay, E. Dreyfous of the New York City Police Department, M.R. Samuels (who comments on Francis Warrington Dawson) and Robert Chisolm (who notes the "divine right of self...
Dates: 1882-1909

David A. Cohen, Jr., collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1021
Collection Overview Includes letters, contracts, deeds, ledgers, minutes, reports, photocopies, clippings, ephemera, postcards, typescripts, journal, architectural floor plan. Papers (1928-1980) of the Darlington Temple Sisterhood: include certificate of incorporation and 1933 constitution; correspondence, bulk pertains to financial matters; broken runs of minutes; topics include general business, fundraising activities and state sisterhood news; broken run of annual reports; financial records include bank...
Dates: 1870s-1990s

Cohen, Emanuel, Moses, and Seixas family papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1124
Abstract Photographs, correspondence, diaries and memoirs, genealogical materials, land records and certificates, and printed materials relating to the Cohen, Emanuel, Moses, and Seixas families. The families are related through the marriages of Eleanor H. Cohen to Benjamin Seixas in 1865, Mary Eleanor Seixas to Maurice Emanuel in 1888, and Charlotte Virginia Emanuel to Henry P. Moses in 1912. Of particular note is a diary belonging to Eleanor H. Cohen that documents the arrival of Union General...
Dates: 1806-2005; Majority of material found within 1865-1934

Reverend Jacob Cohen photographs

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1034-028
Collection Overview

Two photographs (both black and white) of Reverend Jacob Cohen. The first is an original image (1932, donated by Ellen Oberman Katzen) of Cohen taken in Scranton, PA. Second photograph is a print (donated by Cohen's grandson Marvin L. Simner) of original image of Rev. Cohen and his wife, Ellen, which appears to have been taken the same day and location as first photograph. Notes on Rev. Cohen (compiled by his grandson, Marvin L. Simner) also included.

Dates: 1932

Collis family papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1148
Abstract The family papers of the Collis family of Charleston and Kingstree, South Carolina, reflect the experience of a family of Eastern European Jewish immigrants to South Carolina. Materials include migration, marriage, education, and military documents; photographs; clippings; ephemera; and correspondence. Meyer Collis immigrated from Bialystok, Poland, to the United States sometime in the early 20th century; his future wife Lena Schiawitz followed in 1905. They settled in Charleston, where...
Dates: approximately 1900-2008; Majority of material found within 1906-1967