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Abstract This collection documents the histories and genealogies of the Gaffen and Massirman families, as well as the Levinthal and Rottenberg families, to a lesser extent. The collection contains correspondence and family group records for each line, while a few family series also include photographs and vital records.
Abstract In the late 19th- and early 20th-centuries, Brockton, Massachusetts was an industrial center that drew Jewish artisans and laborers to the city. They formed an organization known as the Labor League. This collection contains ledger books with member names and financial records.
Abstract The Labor Lyceum Association of Brockton was established in the mid-1920s as the governing body of the Labor Lyceum building in Brockton, Massachusetts. Labor lyceums were often centers for Yiddish culture and socialist values where members could gather for socializing, and they also acted as headquarters for labor unions and other political and social groups. The collection consists of two books containing minutes from the weekly meetings of the association’s Board of Directors, along with a...
Abstract At the time these photographs were taken in 1981 and 1985, Steven Kellerman was a machinist with an interest in synagogue history. This particular collection of photographs started with Kellerman’s visits to former synagogues in Dorchester and Roxbury, Massachusetts; the project expanded to include most of Massachusetts and other states.
- Subject: Brockton (Mass.) X
- Gaffen, Abraham 1
- Gaffen, David 1
- Gaffen, Dorothy 1
- Gaffen, Etta 1
- Gaffen, Leonard 1
- Gaffen, Sarah 1
- Jewish Historical Society of the North Shore 1
- Kellerman, Steven 1
- Labor League (Brockton, Mass.) 1
- Labor Lyceum Association of Brockton (Mass.) 1
- Levinthal, Leiba 1
- Levinthal, Samuel 1
- Massirman, Jenny 1
- Massirman, Louis 1
- Massirman, Samuel 1
- Massirman, Sarah 1
- Rottenberg, Esther 1
- Rottenberg, Harry 1
- Yad va-shem, rashut ha-zikaron la-Shoʼah vela-gevurah 1 ∧ less