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Guide to the Jewish Heritage Foundation of North Carolina Collection of Jewish Historical Materials, 1888-2014

Summary

Collected by the Jewish Heritage Foundation of North Carolina (JHFNC) from multiple sources, these historical materials document various aspects of Jewish life in North Carolina and beyond. The collection includes individual, family, and organizational/business scrapbooks, medals, certificates, pamphlets, catalogs, correspondence, photographs, and other artifacts and manuscript materials donated to the JHFNC. Topics represented in the collection include Jewish religious education, Jewish history, Jewish social and religious organizations in the United States and North Carolina, and Jewish participation in World War II. The Jewish Heritage Foundation of North Carolina (JHFNC) is an independent organization dedicated to preserving and presenting the history of the Jewish people of North Carolina, and transferred its archives, including these materials, to the Rubenstein Library in 2014.

Collection Details

Collection Number
RL.10985
Title
Jewish Heritage Foundation of North Carolina collection of Jewish historical materials
Date
1888-1988, 2014
Creator
Jewish Heritage Foundation of North Carolina
Extent
20.5 Linear Feet
Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Language
Materials in English and German.

Collection Overview

The Jewish Heritage Foundation of North Carolina (JHFNC) Collection of Jewish Historical Materials contains historical materials collected by the JHFNC from various sources as part of its mission to document and preserve the history of Jewish people in North Carolina. The collection includes artifacts, certificates, publications, and other manuscript materials on a variety of topics, including but not limited to religious education, Jewish history, Jewish social and religious organizations in the United States and North Carolina, and Jewish participation in World War II. Types of material include individual, family, and organizational/business scrapbooks, medals, certificates, pamphlets, catalogs, correspondence, and a small amount of photographs. World War II artifacts in the collection include a Nazi officer hat, sword, and daggers.

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Arrangement

The materials in this collection are arranged chronologically.

Using These Materials

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Collection is open for research.

Researchers must register and agree to copyright and privacy laws before using this collection.

All or portions of this collection may be housed off-site in Duke University's Library Service Center. The library may require up to 48-hours to retrieve these materials for research use.

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The copyright interests in this collection have not been transferred to Duke University. For more information, consult the copyright section of the Regulations and Procedures of the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library.

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How to Cite

[Identification of item], Jewish Heritage Foundation of North Carolina Collection of Jewish Historical Materials, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Contents of the Collection

Amelie Loeb-Simon [nee Horkheimer] documents, 1888-1950
Box 1
Folder 1
Jahrzeit plaque for [Z]erline Goldschmidt, 1902
(20.5 Linear Feet)
Box 2
Folder 1
Scraps [scrapbook, Goldsmith/Samet], 1910, 1939-1959 and undated
Box 3
Jacob Berman crayon enlargement and pencil sketch, circa 1910-1980

Early twentieth-century crayon enlargement of Jacob Berman of Fayetteville, NC. The pencil sketch was created by Harry B. Stein, Berman's grandson, of Fayetteville, NC.

Gift of John Gimesh.

Box 14
Baltimore Bargain House catalog, 1911 August
Box 4
Baltimore Bargain House postcard, 1913
Box 1
Folder 2
Zuckerman family photographs, 1913 and undated
Box 1
Folder 3
Herzl Zion Society, Wilmington, NC - Federation of American Zionists certificate, 1917 March 29

Gift of B'nai Israel Congregation of Wilmington, NC.

Box 2
Folder 8
Baltimore Bargain House catalog, 1919 June
Box 4
Masonic Appointment Certificate - Solomon Dworsky, 1921 February
Box 2
Folder 2
United Daughters of the Confederacy Certificate - Pauline Kaplan Goldsmith, 1924
Box 2
Folder 3
[Donation to the Academy Shaar Hashamaim in memory of Jacob Sussman], circa 1920s
Box 2
Folder 4
[Kramer's Department Store, Wallace, NC photographs], 1930-1979, 1990
Box 5
Dramatic moments in Jewish history, 1934
Box 1
Folder 4
Durham Senior Hadassah yearbook, 1938
Box 1
Folder 5
A bird's eye view of Jewish history, 1939
Box 1
Folder 6
[Scrapbook - Stein Bros. 50th Anniversary], 1939, 1953
Box 6
Cashbook - Baugues & Lulp, Route 3, 1939-1950
Box 1
Folder 7
Gluck auf Graf Zeppelin!, circa 1930s
Box 1
Folder 8
Nazi officer hats, circa 1930s-1940s
(2 items)
Box 10
Nazi daggers, circa 1930s-1940s
(3 items)
Box 11
Nazi medals, circa 1930s-1940s
Box 12
Nazi sword, circa 1930s-1940s
(1 item)
Box 13
[Alien Registration Record - Mrs. S.J. Brown], 1940
Box 1
Folder 9
Certificate from the Golden Book of the Jewish National Fund in memory of Jacob Joseph Stein, 1942
Box 2
Folder 5
The faith of a Jew, 1943
Box 1
Folder 10
Certificate from the Golden Book of the Jewish National Fund in memory of Albert Stein Dembo, 1944
Box 2
Folder 6
[Kramer's Department Store, Wallace NC clippings], 1944-1995
Box 1
Folder 11
The world over, a magazine for Jewish boys and girls, 1945
Box 1
Folder 12
[Pamphlets from Jewish Committee on Scouting], circa 1940s
Box 1
Folder 13
United in service: Women's Organizations' Division tenth annual report, 1952
Box 1
Folder 14
National Observance Effort Program Guidelines, 1953
Box 1
Folder 15
American Jewish Tercentary Service, 1954
Box 1
Folder 16
[Charter members of Leopold Zunz Lodge No. 364, Goldsboro, NC], 1954
Box 1
Folder 17
[Stein Bros. advertisement - "A half-century of service"], 1954
Box 1
Folder 18
Book of Life, Temple Sinai, Washington DC, 1955
Box 1
Folder 19
The Conservative movement in Judaism, an introduction, 1955
Box 1
Folder 20
B'nai B'rith charter, Lodge 2038, Jacksonville, NC, 1955 June 19

Gift of B'nai Israel Congregation of Wilmington, NC

Box 2
Folder 8
The meaning of passover symbols, 1958
Box 1
Folder 21
[Scrapbook - Kinston Sisterhood Hadassah], 1959-1982
Box 7
[Map of Israel], 1961
Box 2
Folder 7
The Raleigh Chapter of Hadassah yearbook, 1967-1968
Box 1
Folder 22
Your Jewish heritage [sponsored by Kraft Foods], 1968
Box 1
Folder 23
[Marion H. Lieberman columns and scrapbook], 1975-1979
Box 8
Biomedical ethics and Jewish law, 1976
Box 1
Folder 24
[Program] - Labor Zionist Alliance 32nd annual Third Seder, 1988
Box 1
Folder 25
Chai: A tribute to Lerner's 18 years, 2014
Box 1
Folder 26
A man called David [Bloom], undated
Box 1
Folder 27
[Plaque honoring Kinston, NC men who served in World War II], undated
Box 9
[United Palestine Appeal check], undated
Box 1
Folder 28
 

Historical Note

The Jewish Heritage Foundation of North Carolina (JHFNC) is an independent organization dedicated to preserving and presenting the history of the Jewish people of North Carolina. Through public programming and exhibits, the JHFNC aspires to educate and showcase the richness of Jewish Life as well as promote a familiarity with the culture and lifestyle of Jews to the general public. In 2014, the JHFNC transferred their historical collections, including the materials in the JHFNC Collection of Jewish Historical Materials, to the Rubenstein Library.

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Provenance

The Jewish Heritage Foundation of North Carolina collection of Jewish historical materials was received as a gift as part of the Jewish Heritage Foundation of North Carolina Collection by the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University in June 2014.

Processing Information

Processed by: Mary Samouelian, February 2014, and Mary Mellon, July 2015

Accessions described in this finding aid: 2014-0138