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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

Edwina Harleston Whitlock papers

 Collection
Identifier: AMN 1120
Abstract Edwina Augusta Harleston Whitlock was born Gussie Louise Harleston on September 28, 1916 in Charleston, South Carolina to Robert Othello Harleston and his wife, Marie Isabelle Forrest. She was raised by her uncle, Edwin Augustus Teddy Harleston and his wife Elise Forrest after it was discovered that Whitlock's parents had tuberculosis. Whitlock attended the Avery Normal Institute in Charleston, South Carolina and Talladega College in Talladega, Alabama, where she...
Dates: 1918-2006

Siegmund Wolfsohn papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1065-018
Abstract

Photographs, citizenship papers, immigration and school records, and other papers of Siegmund Wolfsohn, an Austrian Holocaust survivor who escaped Austria as part of the Kindertransport in 1939 and eventually settled in the United States.

Dates: 1918-2005

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Avery Normal Institute 1
Ball, Edward, 1958- 1
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963 1
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Harleston, Edwin Augustus, 1882-1931 1