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Bloom family papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1118
Abstract

Photographs, scrapbooks, correspondence, clippings, school records, and other materials relating to the Bloom family of Greenville, South Carolina. The majority of records document the education, military service, and community involvement of Jack Bloom, with a smaller quantity of materials pertaining to his parents, Julius and Jennie Shatenstein Bloom, and his wife, Lillian Chernoff Bloom, as well as items relating to the Chernoff, Cohen, and Shatenstein families.

Dates: 1900s-2011; Majority of material found within 1943-1980

Harris Blumenfeld papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1113
Abstract

Contains a wedding anniversary certificate, obituary, Baron Hirsch Congregation centennial booklet, and Hebrew typewriter belonging to the poet Harris Blumenfeld.

Dates: 1917-1964

Brith Sholom Beth Israel (Charleston, S.C.) congregational records

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1068
Abstract The collection consists of the surviving records of Brith Sholom, an orthodox congregation founded in Charleston, South Carolina in 1852, Beth Israel, another orthodox Charleston congregation founded in 1911, and the records of Brith Sholom Beth Israel founded in 1954 when the two congregations merged. Also included are the records of Charleston Hebrew Institute, founded in 1956, and later known as the Addlestone Hebrew Academy. With records of the Ladies Hebrew Benevolent Society, the...
Dates: 1888-2012

Collis family papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1148
Abstract The family papers of the Collis family of Charleston and Kingstree, South Carolina, reflect the experience of a family of Eastern European Jewish immigrants to South Carolina. Materials include migration, marriage, education, and military documents; photographs; clippings; ephemera; and correspondence. Meyer Collis immigrated from Bialystok, Poland, to the United States sometime in the early 20th century; his future wife Lena Schiawitz followed in 1905. They settled in Charleston, where...
Dates: approximately 1900-2008; Majority of material found within 1906-1967

Sandra Garfinkel and Morton Henry Shapiro papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1120
Abstract The collection consists of photographs, photograph albums, diaries, scrapbooks, High School of Charleston and university materials, correspondence, travel souvenirs, oral histories, and family interviews of Sandra Garfinkel and Morton Henry Shapiro. The majority of materials document Sandra Garfinkel Shapiro's youth, from her teenage years through her graduation from University of North Carolina in 1957, with the largest portion of the collection consisting of photographs of Sandra and her...
Dates: 1901-2014; Majority of material found within 1935-2002

Goldberg family papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1051
Abstract Papers of the Goldberg (a.k.a. Gelbart or Geldbart) family of Mogielnica, Poland, and Charleston, South Carolina. The collection includes photographs of family members in Poland and South Carolina; a brief family history; and correspondence (1920s-1930s) between family members in Mogielnica and brothers Gershon (George Goldberg) and Yisroel (Israel Geldbart) in Charleston. Also included are two memorial photograph albums that chronicle Moshe Yidel Gelbart's funeral procession in Mogielnica...
Dates: 1902-1953

Hirsch family papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1080
Abstract

Legal documents, financial papers, correspondence, photographs, and other assorted papers of the Hirsch family of Charleston, South Carolina, and New York, New York. Materials relate to Jacob Hirsch and his wife, Esther Hirsch; his sons, Max Joseph Hirsch, an actor in New York's Yiddish theaters, Louis Hirsch, and Isaac "Bingo" Hirsch; his daughter Julia Hirsch; Max's wife Sylvia Charen Hirsch, and his daughter Betty Hirsch Lancer.

Dates: 1916-1990

Kahal Kadosh Beth Elohim congregation records

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1047
Collection Overview The records are arranged into 13 series: Board of Trustee Minutes (1838-1995) document all aspects of congregational life: hiring and firing staff, fundraising, building, etc. with some data re members, their infractions, marriages, deaths, etc. Financial records (1800-1999) document members, fines, income, salaries, pew assignments, various projects, estates, religious school finances, etc. Trustee and Rabbi Records and Correspondence (1855- 1991, bulk 1930s-1970s) including a few...
Dates: 1798-2002; Majority of material found within 20th century

Kalushiner Society minute book

 Item — Box: 1
Identifier: Mss 1149
Abstract

A handwritten minute book of the Kalushiner Society of Charleston, South Carolina, from October 1927 through December 1936, mostly in Yiddish with some English. The Independent Kalushiner Society was a mutual aid society founded by Charleston residents who had immigrated from the shtetl of Kaluszyn in Poland. The society was founded in 1921 and provided members with benefits like no-interest loans, assistance when ill, and group insurance rates.

Dates: 1927-1936

David Karesh letters

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1034-014
Collection Overview Collection includes seven letters from David Karesh to Frank and Nettie Levenson of Bishopville, South Carolina. The letters were written in Yiddish, and English translations are included. Karesh often traveled from Columbia to Bishopville to provide the family (and friends and relatives) with kosher meat. Letters contain Karesh's expressions of thanks for the Levenson's hospitality, mentions of his work at the slaughterhouse, comments on assimilation of American Jews, reform among Jews, and...
Dates: 1949-1957

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Kahal Kadosh Beth Elohim (Charleston, S.C.) 3
Addlestone Hebrew Academy (Charleston, S.C.) 2
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Rosenthall, Irene O. 2
Rosenthall, William A. 2
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Baron Hirsch Congregation (Memphis, Tenn.) 1
Beth Israel (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Birnbaum, Jean 1
Birnbaum, Paul 1
Bloom (Family : Greenville, S.C.) 1
Bloom family 1
Bloom, Jack L., 1920-2010 1
Bloom, Jennie Chernoff 1
Bloom, Julius H., 1893-1973 1
Bloom, Lillian, 1921-2010 1
Blumenfeld, Harris, 1861-1953 1
Blumenfeld, Harry B. 1
Brith Sholom (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Brith Sholom Beth Israel (Charleston, S.C.). Sisterhood 1
Charleston Hebrew Institute (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Chernoff family 1
Chernoff, Miriam 1
Cohen, Lisa Collis 1
Collis family 1
Collis, Lena, 1884-1948 1
Collis, Meyer, 1880-1944 1
Collis, Moses, 1918-1993 1
Columbia University 1
Coming Street Cemetery (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Cremer, Sylvia Blumenfeld Friedman 1
Dale Farms Corporation (Beaufort, S.C.) 1
Fox, Barbara Radin 1
Garfinkel family 1
Gelbart family 1
Gelbart, Moshe Yidel, 1897-1935 1
Geldbart family 1
Geldbart, Israel 1
Geldbart, Ralph G., 1924-2011 1
Goldberg family 1
Goldberg, Charles S. 1
Goldberg, George, 1906-1978 1
Goldberg, Harriet L. 1
Hebrew Union College 1
Hirsch family 1
Hirsch, Esther, 1878- 1
Hirsch, Isaac, 1916-1985 1
Hirsch, Jacob, 1872-1928 1
Hirsch, Julia 1
Hirsch, Louis, 1908- 1
Hirsch, Max Joseph, 1894-1987 1
Hirsch, Mordenai Raisin 1
Hirsch, Sylvia Charen, 1902-1995 1
Hirschfeld family 1
House of Peace Synagogue (Columbia, S.C.) 1
Hozore (Family : Greenwood, S.C.) 1
Hozore family 1
International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union 1
Kahal Kadosh Beth Elohim (Charleston, S.C.) Brotherhood 1
Kahal Kadosh Beth Elohim (Charleston, S.C.) Sisterhood 1
Kalushiner Society (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Karesh, David, 1878-1964 1
Keyserling family 1
Keyserling, Harriet, 1922-2010 1
Keyserling, Herbert, 1915-2000 1
Keyserling, Jennie Hyman, 1881-1935 1
Keyserling, Leon H. (Leon Hirsch), 1908-1987 1
Keyserling, William, 1869-1951 1
Ladies Hebrew Benevolent Society (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Lancer, Betty Hirsch, 1924- 1
Levine, Anita Rosen, 1921-2011 1
Levinson family 1
Lipton, Helen Stern, 1899-1987 1
Lipton, Joseph J., 1923- 1
Macdonald, Wilkins & Co. (Beaufort, S.C.) 1
Popowski, Paula Kornblum, 1923- 1
Radin, Devorah Urgeshevitz, 1910-2000 1
Raisin family 1
Raisin, Aaron S., 1922-1989 1
Raisin, Jacob S. (Jacob Salmon), 1878-1946 1
Raisin, Jane Lazarus, 1887-1965 1
Raisin, Rachel M. 1
Reformed Society of Israelites (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Rosenberg (Family : Greenwood, S.C.) 1
Rosenberg family 1
Rosenberg, Abraham, 1859-1920 1
Savad, Cecile Hozore 1
Scharff, Helene Goldberg 1
Schlosburg, Ella Levenson, 1920-2013 1
Service Employees International Union 1
Shapiro family 1
Shapiro, Morton Henry, 1928-2007 1
Shapiro, Sandra Garfinkel, 1935- 1
Shatenstein family 1
Shearith Israel Congregation (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Silberberg, Helene Monowitz, 1927-2007 1
Sokol, Joseph 1
Winstock (Family : Greenwood, S.C.) 1
Winstock family 1
World Union for Progressive Judaism 1
Young Judaea, Inc. 1
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