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Rosenberg, Winstock, and Hozore families papers

Identifier: Mss 1144

Collection Overview

The collection contains photographs, correspondence, and personal papers of the Rosenberg, Winstock, and Hozore families. Also included are a family recipe, a journal, and a copy of the “The Naiad” yearbook. The bulk of the collection dates to the early 20th century. Many documents are written in Russian and Yiddish. Some photographs are labeled to indicate the family members documented.


  • Creation: 1885-1987


Language of Material

Materials in English, Russian, and Yiddish.

Access Restrictions

This collection has been minimally processed, but is open for research.

Copyright Notice

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Biographical Note

Abraham Rosenberg (1859-1920) immigrated from Poland in 1875 to Abbeville, South Carolina, to help run a family store established by his cousin Wolfe Rosenberg. In 1884, Abe opened his own clothing store in Greenwood, South Carolina. He married Rebecca Winstock in 1885. The couple had six children: Herbert Jerome (1886-1963), Sam (1887-1953), Marion (1889-1984), Ernest (2892-1978), Evelyn (1895-1996), and Helen (1898-1898). Sam Rosenberg married Blanche Brin and together they had a daughter, Rebecca Cecile Rosenberg Hozore (1918-2013).


0.5 linear feet (1 document box)

Collection Arrangement

Materials are described at the box level.

Acquisitions Information

Materials were donated in 2015 by Cecile Hozore Savad.

Related Materials

Related materials in Special Collections include the Rosenberg, Loeb, and Winstock family papers (Mss 1130) and the Winstock, Rosenberg, and Visanska family papers (Mss 1122).

Processing Information

Processed by Lauren McCarter, March 2022

Inventory of the Rosenberg, Winstock, and Hozore Families Papers, 1885-1987
Processed by: Lauren McCarter; finding aid created by: Lauren McCarter
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Repository Details

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