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Box 23


Contains 14 Results:

From WK, 1910s-1920s

 File — Box: 23, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents

Letters to editor of Beaufort Gazette re. racial issues and politics; correspondence re. a manager at the Corner Store and his handling of business; packing plant proposal; letter to a Coosaw Farm manager re. manager's behavior with African American servants.

Dates: 1910s-1920s

From WK, 1930s

 File — Box: 23, Folder: 2
Scope and Contents

Price quotes on fertilizer mixtures for tomatoes, lettuce and potatoes; WK's views on the Bankhead Bill (letters to Senators Ed Smith and James F. Byrnes); letter to Production Credit Association (Columbia, SC) re. plight of the truck farmers; correspondence to the Resettlement Administration and U.S Senators re. Rural Resettlement program in Sea Island area; re. fertilizer formulas; letters to Washington DC protesting Crop Control legislation.

Dates: 1930s

From WK, 1940

 File — Box: 23, Folder: 3
Scope and Contents

Re. estate of Michael Keyserling and property in Springfield, GA; re. Rosa Keyserling's properties in Savannah and his role as executor of her estate; correspondence to federal agents on behalf of Farmers Committee of Beaufort County protesting control of lettuce crops; re. Rosa Keyserling's taxes.

Dates: 1940

From WK, 1950

 File — Box: 23, Folder: 6
Scope and Contents

Soliciting donations from friends and neighbors to furnish the new Beth Israel Education Center; letter to Leonard Keyserling re. funds from his mother's (Rosa Keyserling's) estate; letter to friends re. aging and the growth of Beaufort; letters of appreciation for UJA donations; letter to Mary K. Rosenstein re. china replacements; re. personal loans to friends; re. Mark Keyserling properties and synagogue dues.

Dates: 1950

From WK, 1951

 File — Box: 23, Folder: 7
Scope and Contents

General correspondence re. UJA contributions; letters re. Beaufort property (ex. Mary K. Rosenstein is retiring and wants the old Macdonald Wilkins, Co gin mill building (which she owns) dismantled and made into a cottage); correspondence with nieces and nephews re. Michael and Rosa Keyserling estate; resignation from Beth Israel Cemetery Committee; letters re. personal loans; mentions a UJA conference he plans to attend in NY (at which he died).

Dates: 1951

To WK, 1920s

 File — Box: 23, Folder: 8

To WK, 1930s

 File — Box: 23, Folder: 9
Scope and Contents Analysis of diseased tomato seedlings sent to the US Dept. of Agriculture by Macdonald, Wilkins, Co; tips (from County Agent of the Cooperative Extension Work in Agriculture and Home Economics, SC) to stop the boll weevil from destroying cotton crops (1933); seed and supply orders for farms; soil acidity reports for WK's farms; response from Sen. James Byrnes re. WKs concerns about truck farmers and the Bankhead Act; responses to WK's appeals to local, state and national government on behalf...
Dates: 1930s

To WK, 1940

 File — Box: 23, Folder: 10
Scope and Contents

Correspondence re. Rosa Keyserling properties in Savannah; re. Central Iron and Coal Company bonds; letters from children of Michael and Rosa Keyserling requesting money from estate fund; letter from WK's friend Nathan Gillespie (Mutual Life Insurance Co.) expressing concern for WK's welfare after a large storm in Beaufort (1940); Gillespie also mention's Leon's wedding to Mary Dublin; correspondence re. repairs to 123 E. 46th St. property (estate of Rosa Keyserling) in Savannah, GA.

Dates: 1940