JHC. Jewish Heritage Collection
Found in 297 Collections and/or Records:
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.
This collection consists of 12 videocassettes of taped interviews with South Carolinians who survived the Holocaust, participated in liberating the camps, or otherwise witnessed the Holocaust and 2 copies of the resource guide, South Carolina voices: lessons from the Holocaust. The curriculum package is provided by South Carolina Educational Television (ETV) as part of its Holocaust forum.
Black wool dinner jacket, lined in black with sleeves lined in mauve, carries a label sewn inside collar: "Bentschner and Visanska Fashionable Outfitters, Charleston, S.C." A label on an interior pocket states: "Tailored in all-wool/fabric by A.B. Kirschbaum Co., Philadelphia, New York" and provides a line for the owner's name and date.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Photograph albums, loose photographs, clippings, correspondence, and assorted ephemera of Doris Marks Ferst (1898-1980) of the Marks family of Charleston, South Carolina.
Minute book, financial records, cemetery records, publications, and assorted papers of the Florence Hebrew Benevolent Association, a Jewish fraternal organization and the genesis of the Beth Israel Congregation, formed in 1887 in Florence, South Carolina.