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Laz Levkoff Schneider family papers

Identifier: Mss 1034-001

Collection Overview

Collection includes photographs, photocopies, clippings, and genealogies. All collection materials are copies of originals; Lewenthal-Schneider family papers include marriage certificate (1881) of Philip Lewenthal and Sarah Weinberg; letter (to Laz Schneider) from Salem College (NC) regarding Frances Lewenthal's time at the school (1897-1900); newspaper ad (1988) regarding closing of Philip Schneider's store in Georgetown, SC. Copy photographs include portrait images of Benedict and Fannie Weinberg (1870s), Sarah Weinberg Lewenthal (1890s) and Frances Lewenthal Schneider (1902), Citadel portrait of Philip Lewenthal (1929), Laz L. Schneider's bar mitzvah (1952) and Levkoff Family Reunion (1998.)


  • Creation: 1870-1996


Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research.

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Biographical Note

Four South Carolina Jewish families (Weinberg, Lewenthal, Schneider and Levkoff) connected by marriage.


14 items

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Acquisitions Information

Materials donated by Laz Levkoff Schneider.



Inventory of the Laz Levkoff Schneider Family Papers, 1870-1996
Processed by: Special Collections staff; finding aid created by: Special Collections staff
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