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Joe Engel papers

 Collection
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

Anita Abeles Freilich papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1065-005
Abstract

Images, correspondence, and other papers of Anita Abeles Freilich and the Abeles family, a Jewish family that fled Czechoslovakia shortly before the Nazi invasion in 1939. Included is a memoir from Sara Novak, a friend of the Abeleses and a Lithuanian Holocaust survivor, and a DVD recording of the Abeles family's 60th anniversary picnic in 1998. Materials document the Abeles family prior to their escape from Czechoslovakia and their attempts to seek restitution.

Dates: 1929-2008

Max Freilich papers

 Collection
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

Friendly Moralist Society records

 Collection
Identifier: AMN 1009
Abstract The Friendly Moralist Society was a benevolent society, established in Charleston South Carolina, 1838 for free men of color (mulatto or mixed race). The group served the community by providing burial aid, purchasing plots and assisting during funerals, for those in need. The organization also worked to provide charitable assistance to needy widows and orphans of deceased members. Each member was entitled to certain rights of membership, namely financial assistance in times of illness or...
Dates: 1841-1856, and undated

Fund and Kerner families papers

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Identifier: Mss 1065-052
Abstract

The collection consists of photographs, postcards, clippings, memoirs, and other papers relating to the Fund and Kerner families, whose members immigrated to the United States from Poland and Czechoslovakia after World War II.

Dates: 1929-1997

Gadsden Funeral Home records

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Identifier: AMN 1137
Abstract The Gadsden Funeral Home was founded in 1902 by Eugene Gadsden (1866-1928) as the Eugene Gadsden Company. It was one of the first funeral homes for African Americans in Charleston. The Gadsden Funeral Home was operated and passed down through the family for over a century until it closed in 2005.The Gadsden Funeral Home records consist of three series documenting the history of the Gadsden/Duncan family, the Gadsden Funeral Home, and numerous affiliations. The collection consists...
Dates: 1892-2010; Majority of material found within 1921-1986

Albert Gosschalk papers

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Identifier: Mss 1065-009
Abstract

Photographs, silver objects, and other papers of Albert Gosschalk, a Jewish resistance fighter during World War II from the Netherlands. Materials relate to the families of Gosschalk and his wife, Theodora "Doris" van Blankenstein Gosschalk and their lives before, during, and after World War II.

Dates: 1835-2008

David Grabin papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1065-008
Abstract

Images, memoir, and newspaper clippings of David Grabin, a Holocaust survivor imprisoned at several camps during World War II. Images include negatives, slides, photocopies, and digital images of family photographs Grabin carried throughout the war. Grabin's memoir details his experience as he was separated from his family and moved from camp to camp, ending at Theresienstadt.

Dates: 1930-1999

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

Grimke family papers

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Identifier: Mss 0176
Abstract Materials include Revolutionary War papers of John Paul Grimke and his son John Faucheraud Grimke, with materials re the latter as intendant (mayor) of Charleston. Papers of his son Thomas Smith Grimke document temperance, politics and education and contain an autograph collection. With papers of Thomas's siblings Frederick Grimke, abolitionists Sarah Moore Grimke and Angelina Grimke Weld and others. With materials of two more following generations, and genealogical materials on Grimke,...
Dates: 1678-1977, circa 1990s

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Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) 29
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black-and-white negatives 19
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black-and-white slides 14
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facsimiles (reproductions) 5
letters (correspondence) 5
Holocaust survivors -- Germany 4
diplomas 4
identity cards 4
pamphlets 4
rosters 4
typescripts 4
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certificates 3
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marriage certificates 2
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passports 2
postcards 2
research notes 2
scrapbooks 2
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45 rpm records 1
Africa -- Description and travel 1
African American banks -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
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Abell family 1
Adler, Willy Moritz, 1920- 1
Ahlem (Concentration camp) 1
American Missionary Association 1
Amistad Research Center 1
Archambault, Sandra 1
Avery Institute of Afro-American History and Culture 1
Avery Normal Institute 1
Barnard College 1
Bauer, Felix, 1914-2006 1
Bauer, Martha Mondschein, 1915-2011 1
Baum, Minnie Tewel, 1898-1985 1
Bergen-Belsen (Concentration camp) 1
Berle, Helen Laufer Dwork, 1923- 1
Berlijn family 1
Berlijn, Abraham 1
Berlijn, Johanna Spielmann, 1913-1993 1
Berlijn, Nico, 1948- 1
Berlijn, Susan Addlestone 1
Berlinsky, Jaclyn 1
Bernstein, Frieda Gosschalk 1
Beth Israel Congregation (Beaufort, S.C.) 1
Birkenau (Concentration camp) 1
Brownlee, Frederick Leslie, 1883-1962 1
Buchenwald (Concentration camp) 1
Buckley, Edward D. 1
Burges, George Detwiler, 1917-1944 1
Burges, Julius 1
Confederate States of America. Army. Washington Artillery Battalion (New Orleans, La.) 1
Crews, Herb 1
Csato, Ferike 1
Daurer, Joe, 1909-1998 1
DeCosta, Frank A. 1
Dorsey, Mickey, 1925- 1
Drayton family 1
Duncan, Eugene, 1905-1964 1
Engel, Joe, 1927- 1
Eugene Gadsden Company (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Fox, Barbara Radin 1
Freilich, Anita Abeles, 1930- 1
Freilich, Max, 1924- 1
Friendly Moralist Society (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Fund family 1
Fund, Claire 1
Gadsden Funeral Home (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Gadsden, Eugene, 1866-1928 1
Gadson family 1
Goldsmith, Florence 1
Goldsmith, Hilda 1
Gosschalk, Albert, 1920-1991 1
Gosschalk, Theodora van Blankenstein, 1922-2001 1
Grabin, David, 1919-2004 1
Greenberg, Polly 1
Greene, Regina Kawer, 1920-1990 1
Greene, Samuel, 1914-2013 1
Grimké family 1
Grimké, Angelina Emily, 1805-1879 1
Grimké, Frederick, 1791-1863 1
Grimké, John Fauchereaud, 1752-1819 1
Grimké, John Paul, 1713-1791 1
Grimké, Sarah Moore, 1792-1873 1
Grimké, Thomas Smith, 1786-1834 1
Gunskirchen (Concentration camp) 1
Gurs (Concentration camp) 1
Halio, Frances 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
Holloway family 1
Hoursey, Alphonso H., 1900-1977 1
Jacobson, Roslyn B. 1
Jenkins Orphanage (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Jenkins' Orphanage Band 1
Jenkins, Daniel Joseph, 1862-1937 1
Johnson, Elizabeth Ross 1
Johnson, Eugenia Duncan, 1931- 1
Johnson, Harriet McBryde 1
Jung, C. G. (Carl Gustav), 1875-1961 1
Kaufering (Concentration camp) 1
Kerner family 1
Klasner, Samuel, 1917-2001 1
Kolender, Pincus, 1926-2008 1
Kolender, Renee Fox, 1922-1999 1
Kornfeld family 1
Kornfeld, Thomas 1
Kraus, Mel 1
Ku Klux Klan (1915- ) 1
Landsmann, Malie 1
Laufer (Family : Charleston, S.C.) 1
Laufer family 1
Laufer's Kosher Restaurant (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Laufer, Tillie Hufeizen 1
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