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Jacques Benbassat papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1065-002
Abstract

The collection consists of a photograph album, memoir, passports, and other papers of Jacques Benbassat, a native of Austria who immigrated to the United States in 1949. Materials mostly relate to the Feuerstein family, including identification cards used by Adela Feuerstein, his maternal grandmother, and photographs of Feuerstein family members traveling in Austria and Poland before 1938, when they fled Austria in fear of Nazi persecution.

Dates: 1906-1942, 1998

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

Sandra Garfinkel and Morton Henry Shapiro papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1120
Abstract The collection consists of photographs, photograph albums, diaries, scrapbooks, High School of Charleston and university materials, correspondence, travel souvenirs, oral histories, and family interviews of Sandra Garfinkel and Morton Henry Shapiro. The majority of materials document Sandra Garfinkel Shapiro's youth, from her teenage years through her graduation from University of North Carolina in 1957, with the largest portion of the collection consisting of photographs of Sandra and her...
Dates: 1901-2014; Majority of material found within 1935-2002

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

Paula Kornblum Popowski papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1065-015
Abstract

Negatives, slides, digital images, and other papers of Paula Kornblum Popowski, a Polish-born Jew who survived the Holocaust by passing as a Christian. Materials include pre- and post-war photographs of Popowski and her family and friends, photographs of locations where Popowski lived in Poland and Germany, and her false Polish identification papers. Other materials include postcards and letters sent to Popowski, mostly after the war.

Dates: circa 1893-2009

William A. Rosenthall Judaica collection

 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

Tola Wilner Widawski photographs

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1065-020
Abstract

Slides, negatives, and digital images of Tola Wilner Widawski, a Jew from Łódź, Poland, who survived the Holocaust. Pre-and post-World War II images show Wilner with friends and family, including her husband, Michislaw Widawski, and their children. Also included are images of the Polish exit permits the family used to leave Poland for Israel in 1957.

Dates: 1905-1957

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