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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

Laufer family papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1034-076
Abstract

Papers of the Laufer family, Polish immigrants who ran a kosher restaurant on King Street in Charleston, South Carolina. Materials include an original Laufer's Kosher Restaurant business card, naturalization certificates, a ketubah, and two family photographs. Most materials are photocopies. Also included are 12 cupping glasses or "bankas" used for medicinal purposes.

Dates: 1910-circa 1945

Rhetta A. Mendelsohn collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1105
Abstract

Photographs, assorted correspondence and papers of the Block, Rich, and Aronson families of Camden, South Carolina, Orangeburg, South Carolina, and Kingstree, South Carolina collected by Rhetta A. Mendelsohn.

Dates: 1850s-1986

Vera Nathans Semel papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1065-016
Abstract Photographs, birth certificates, marriage certificates, identity cards, passports, and other papers of Vera Nathans Semel, a Dutch Jew who survived World War II in hiding. Most papers, including birth and marriage certificates, relate to Nathans's maternal family, the Paerls. Pre-war photographs show Nathans's maternal grandparents and uncle in Amsterdam; post-war photographs show her, her parents, husband, and children in Beverwijk and Bussum, both in the Netherlands, and in Scarsdale, New...
Dates: 1830-1996

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