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Grand Purim Masquerade Ball Invitation

Identifier: Mss 1034-107
Abstract The collection consists of an invitation to a grand Purim masquerade ball at the Academy of Music on March 24, 1902. The ball was sponsored by the Hebrew Benevolent Society of Orangeburg, South Carolina, and printed on the invitation is a photograph of winners from the previous year's costume contest, among them Julia Peterkin, who, in 1929, won a Pulitzer Prize for literature. The invitation also contains a list of the ball's patronesses, arrangement committee, associate reception...
Dates: 1902

Miniature sukkah

Identifier: Mss 1034-048
Collection Overview

Miniature sukkah structure. Hand-made of wood and nails; two windows on both sides and a door with one step at front of structure. Roof is made of six wood slats. Contains dollhouse size furnishings including: oval rug, dining table and four chairs, sideboard, desk, shelves, bench with cushion, four ceramic and glass cup and saucer sets, two ceramic platters and a vase. Slatted roof is adorned with plastic fruit and flowers.

Dates: approximately 1925

William A. Rosenthall Judaica collection

Identifier: Mss 1086
Abstract Judaica postcards, prints and posters, periodicals, clippings, philatelic materials, greeting cards, medals, textiles, ephemera, and subject files collected by Rabbi William A. Rosenthall. Materials date from the late 15th to 20th century and document Jewish life on every continent except Antarctica. These materials are mainly iconographic in nature, including artwork depicting many aspects of Jewish history, religion, customs, and daily life. They cover topics such as Jewish holidays,...
Dates: 1493-2002; Majority of material found within 1568-1995

Thomas J. Tobias papers

Identifier: Mss 1029
Collection Overview Includes family and research papers, photocopies, scrapbook, photographs, clippings. Tobias papers include family histories and research on individuals. Slave sales of Abraham Tobias, oath of allegiance, etc. of Emily T. Minis, & resolution, Charleston Board of Health, on Joseph L. Tobias. Family Bibles and data regarding Tobias, Mordecai, Lazarus, Alexander, and de Lyon families. Mordecai family histories and notes on individuals. M.C. Mordecai papers regarding blockade runner Isabel,...
Dates: approximately 1790-1970

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