Tybee Bogeslov Levy papers
Photographs and papers of Tybee Bogeslov Levy, a Russian immigrant who lived in New York City and later moved to Walterboro, South Carolina. Photographs include a black and white portrait of Tybee Levy with her five sons, circa 1908; and a black and white photograph of Tybee Levy with her second husband, Bernhard Levy, and son Albert in front of Bernhard's store in Walterboro, circa 1916. Also included are photocopies of Tybee and Bernhard Levy's obituaries and a brief biography of Tybee Bogeslov Levy written by Roslyn Jacobson, Tybee's granddaughter.
- circa 1908-circa 1946
- Levy, Tybee Bogeslov (Person)
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Tybee "Tillie" Bogeslov Levy was born in Walkowski, Russia, and after the death of her first husband, she and her four sons (and pregnant with her fifth, Albert) immigrated to the United States in 1903 and settled in the Williamsburg neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York. Tybee Bogeslov supported her family by making and selling women's hats until they relocated to Walterboro, South Carolina, where Bogeslov's sister lived. In 1911, Bogeslov married Bernhard Levy (1851-1921), the Postmaster General of Colleton County. Born in the Kovna Province of Russia, Levy immigrated to the United States around 1880, and moved to Walterboro in 1891, where he owned and operated a store.
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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.
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Materials donated in 2011 by Roslyn B. Jacobson.
Processed by Sarah Dorpinghaus, March 2011.
- Inventory of the Tybee Bogeslov Levy Papers, circa 1908-circa 1946
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