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George Smith Adams papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0174
Abstract

Mainly George Smith Adams' genealogical research documenting his father George Alexander Adams (1887-1984), mother Theodora Elizabeth Smith Adams (1888-1983), grandfather Daniel Townsend Smith (1842-1929) with data on the Washington Artillery, and great grandfather Thomas Peter Smith (1814-1899). Also included are materials relating to his extended family and their surrounding areas, especially the Townsend family, Medway Plantation, Edisto Island, Charleston, South Carolina.

Dates: 1826-2010; Majority of material found within 1925-1999

William G. Albergotti research papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0223
Collection Overview

The collection contains Albergotti’s research materials relating to the Fripp family, the Brick House ruins on Edisto Island, S.C., and the Sheldon Church vestry and pew holders. Research materials include correspondence, research notes, manuscript drafts, maps, photographs, negatives, a compact disc, a USB drive, and photocopies of research materials.

Dates: 1986-2016

Martha Mondschein Bauer papers

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Identifier: Mss 1065-007
Abstract

Correspondence, photographs, and memoirs of Martha Mondschein Bauer, a Jewish nurse who escaped Germany by becoming a volunteer nurse in England and the Dominican Republic. Included is correspondence regarding her brother and her husband's parents, photographs of Mondschein's and Bauer's family members, and her husband Felix Bauer's memoir.

Dates: 1940-2001

Minnie Tewel Baum papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1065-045
Abstract

The collection consists of letters, telegrams, and other papers relating to Minnie Tewel Baum's unsuccessful efforts to aid her cousin, Malie Landsmann, and her family, in escaping Nazi Germany. Included is a photograph of Malie Landsmann, her husband, Chaim, and their daughters, Ida and Peppi.

Dates: 1938-1941

George Detwiler Burges collection

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Identifier: Mss 0095
Abstract

George Detwiler Burges graduated from the College of Charleston in 1938. He served as a B-17 pilot during World War II and was killed in action in 1944. This collection consists of Burges' personal papers, letters, military records, photographs, newspaper and magazine articles, and military decorations including the Purple Heart and Distinguished Flying Cross.

Dates: 1929-1944

Mickey Dorsey papers

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Identifier: Mss 1065-046
Abstract

The collection consists of letters, photographs, negatives, and other papers of Mickey Dorsey, an American soldier with the 71st Infantry Division, who participated in the liberation of Gunskirchen Lager, a German concentration camp in Austria. Photographs and negatives taken by Joe Daurer, the photographer for Dorsey's unit, show victims and survivors in the camp.

Dates: 1944-1946, 1999

Joe Engel papers

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Identifier: Mss 1065-011
Abstract

Photographs, correspondence, and other papers of Joe Engel, a Polish Jew imprisoned at Auschwitz from 1942 until 1945. Photographs depict Engel and other family members in pre-war Poland, as well as in Zeilsheim, a post-war German displaced persons camp. Other photographs show Engel and family members in Charleston, South Carolina, and Natanya, Israel.

Dates: 1938-2006

Max Freilich papers

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Identifier: Mss 1065-004
Abstract

Images, correspondence, and newspaper clippings of Max Freilich, a German Kindertransport refugee interned in England and Canada. Materials relate to the Freilich family's persecution in Nazi Germany, Freilich's rescue by the Kindertransport, subsequent internment in English and Canadian internment camps, and service in the Canadian army. The collection also includes images of Freilich and family members.

Dates: 1925-2005

Samuel Greene papers

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Identifier: Mss 1065-013
Abstract

Photographs, a memoir, and other papers of Samuel Greene, a native of Sławatycze, Poland. Materials include photographs of Greene and his wife, Regina Kawer Greene, before, during, and after World War II.

Dates: 1927-2007

Fritz P. Hamer research materials on the Charleston Navy Yard

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Identifier: Mss 0222
Collection Overview The collection contains research notes, correspondence, transcripts of oral history interviews, manuscript drafts, photographs, and photocopies of primary source materials for Fritz P. Hamer’s 1998 dissertation A Southern City Enters the Twentieth Century: Charleston, its Navy Yard, and World War II, 1940-1948 and 2005 book Charleston Reborn: A Southern City, its Navy Yard and World War II. Research materials also focus on...
Dates: 1947-2013; Majority of material found within 1995-2005

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correspondence 17
clippings (information artifacts) 11
black-and-white photographs 10
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) 9
World War, 1939-1945 -- Atrocities 9
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black-and-white negatives 8
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black-and-white slides 4
digital images 4
newsletters 4
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videocassettes 4
compact discs 3
diplomas 3
letters (correspondence) 3
memoirs 3
pamphlets 3
rosters 3
scrapbooks 3
England 2
Holocaust survivors -- Germany 2
Holocaust survivors -- Poland 2
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Personal narratives 2
Jews -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- Societies, etc. 2
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World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American 2
audiocassettes 2
certificates 2
identity cards 2
magazines (periodicals) 2
manuscripts (documents) 2
minutes (administrative records) 2
negatives (photographs) 2
orders (military records) 2
photo CDs 2
typescripts 2
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African American children -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
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African Americans -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- History 1
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B-17 bomber 1
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Jewish children in the Holocaust -- Netherlands 1
Jewish families -- South Carolina -- Georgetown 1
Jewish refugees -- Dominican Republic -- Sosúa 1
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Kindertransports (Rescue operations) -- Great Britain 1
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Archambault, Sandra, 1944-2022 1
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Bauer, Felix, 1914-2006 1
Bauer, Martha Mondschein, 1915-2011 1
Baum, Minnie Tewel, 1898-1985 1
Berlinsky, Jaclyn 1
Buchenwald (Concentration camp) 1
Buckley, Edward D. 1
Burges, George Detwiler, 1917-1944 1
Burges, Julius 1
Camp Baker (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Camp Juniper (Cheraw, S.C.) 1
Camp K'Tanim (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Camp Wesash (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Charleston Naval Shipyard 1
Confederate States of America. Army. Washington Artillery Battalion (New Orleans, La.) 1
Daurer, Joe, 1909-1998 1
Dorsey, Mickey, 1925- 1
Engel, Joe, 1927- 1
Freilich, Max, 1924- 1
Fripp family 1
Greenberg, Polly 1
Greene, Regina Kawer, 1920-1990 1
Greene, Samuel, 1914-2013 1
Gunskirchen (Concentration camp) 1
Halio, Frances, 1932-2017 1
Hamer, Fritz P. 1
Hellman, Ann Meddin 1
Hellman, Irene 1
Herz, Rudolf, 1925-2011 1
Hoben family 1
Hoben, Lindsay, 1902-1967 1
Hoben, Margaret Pollitzer, 1894-1983 1
Jenkins Orphanage (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Jenkins' Orphanage Band 1
Jenkins, Daniel Joseph, 1862-1937 1
Jewish Community Center (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Jewish Community Center (Charleston, S.C.). Booster Club 1
Jewish Community Center (Charleston, S.C.). Friendship Club 1
Jewish Community Center (Charleston, S.C.). Junior Booster Club 1
Johnson, Elizabeth Ross 1
Johnson, Harriet McBryde 1
Jung, C. G. (Carl Gustav), 1875-1961 1
Ku Klux Klan (1915- ) 1
Landsmann, Malie 1
Layden, Lawrence, 1916-2011 1
Lewis, Jerry, 1926-2017 1
Lindsay family 1
Mehrtens, W. Rieppe 1
Moore, Mark S. 1
Moore, William V. 1
National Council of Jewish Women. Charleston Section 1
Orphan Aid Society (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Paerl family 1
Pollitzer family 1
Pollitzer, Alice K. 1
Rosen (Family : Georgetown, South Carolina) 1
Rosen family 1
Rosen, Benedict 1
Rosen, Sylvan Lewenthal, 1913-1996 1
Semel, Vera Nathans, 1943- 1
Sheldon Church (Beaufort County, S.C.) 1
Shulman, Nat, 1914-2000 1
Singer, Peter, 1946- 1
Smith family 1
Syré-Herz, Ursula 1
Theresienstadt (Concentration camp) 1
Townsend family 1
United States. Army Air Forces 1
United States. Army. Air Corps. Air Force, 9th 1
United States. Army. Infantry Division, 71st 1
Walden School 1
Zeilsheim (Displaced persons camp) 1
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