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Lillian Glickman Papers

Identifier: JHCP-009

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains mostly the personal photographs of Lillian Glickman. Also included is correspondence from friend Larry O’Brien, an autograph book from her years at the Cobbett School in Lynn, and a plaque presented to her from Shop & Stop.


  • undated, 1930-2000


Language of Materials

This collection is in English.

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Biographical Note

Lillian was born on May 6, 1915 to Harry and Esther Glickman in Lynn, Massachusetts. Both Esther and Harry were Russian immigrants. She attended Cobbett School and Lynn English High, both in Lynn. She worked as a clerk for a number of years, including at Workingmen's Co-op Bakery and at the grocery store chain Stop & Shop, where she won the "Checker of the Year" award in 1965. She was active in many Jewish organizations, including the Jewish Welfare Board and Temple Beth Hillel Sisterhood, and was an avid traveler, particularly on cruise ships. Lillian died on July 10, 2003.


  1. Materials in the collection.


May 6, 1915
Glickman is born.
Glickman is awarded "Check of the Year" by her Stop & Shop store.
July 10, 2003
Glickman dies.


0.25 linear feet (1 half-manuscript box)


Lillian Glickman was born in Lynn, Massachusetts in 1915. This collection contains photographs—including those documenting her many travels aboard cruise ships—an autographs book, and a "Checker of the Year Award" from the grocery store chain Stop & Shop.

Physical Location

Located in Boston, Mass.

Acquisition Information

Donated by the Jewish Heritage Center of the North Shore, 2015.

Processing Information

Processed by Olivia Herman, 2019.

Guide to the Lillian Glickman Papers, JHCP-009
Olivia Herman
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Repository Details

Part of the Wyner Family Jewish Heritage Center at American Ancestors Repository

99-101 Newbury Street
Boston MA 02116 United States