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Evelyn B. and Janot S. Roskin Papers

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Identifier: P-685
Overview This collection contains items relating to the Roskin, Borofsky, and Grosbayne families, with special focus on the musical contributions of Evelyn B. (née Borofsky) and Janot S. Roskin, which make up the bulk of the collection. A smaller portion of the collection comes from the Borofsky and Grosbayne families, including Jacob and Ida Borofsky, Evelyn's sister, Edith Borofsky and her husband, Mitchell Grosbayne and his brother, Benjamin. The collection includes publicity photographs, clippings,...

Harry Spiro Papers

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Identifier: P-1005
Abstract This collection contains correspondence, photos, newspapers and clippings, manuscripts, and financial records documenting the life of Harry Spiro following his immigration from the shtetl of Butrimantz in Lithuania, first to Havana, Cuba and then to the United States. Included in the collection are materials relating to his family, his Zionist activism both in Cuba and in the United States, and his building supply business, Best Lumber.

Jews of Tachau, CZ Papers

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Identifier: JHCP-0007
Abstract This collection contains material pertaining mainly to four families from the city of Tachau, Czechoslovakia, the Glaubers, Langschurs, Steiners, and Wolfners. These families are all related either through marriage or through common ancestors, there is also material for extended family. Included in the collections is genealogical research, family histories, family trees, photographs, memoirs, correspondence, cookbooks, personal papers and documents, and family film reels. Items trace the...

Marcus and Feldman Family Papers

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Identifier: P-1008
Abstract The Shevitz and Feldman families were first-generation immigrants from Russia who settled in Worcester, Massachusetts in the early 20th century. Wolf Shevitz changed his name to William Marcus upon enlisting in the United States Army and married Minnie Feldman after his discharge. The collection contains William’s service and naturalization records, correspondence between William and Minnie while William was serving in World War I, photographs of the Feldman and Marcus families, and a series of...

Natalie Velleman Genealogies

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Identifier: P-543
Abstract The collection consists of ten genealogical books entitled DI TSVAYGELEKH "The Little Twigs," containing introductory articles, maps, genealogical charts and photocopies of photographs for ten Jewish families from Europe who settled in Massachusetts: The Silberberg-Lappen family which originated in Latvia; the Nodle-Nodel-Needleman, Zollavaicheck-Zolliavitsky-Zilvickis-Zoll-Zall and Borofsky-Silverstein families, all of whom originated in Lithuania; the Bernstein-Gostinsky-Gostin family, who...

Sachs and Herzel Family Papers

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Identifier: P-622
Abstract Contains the genealogical research of Suzanne Shapiro regarding the Sachs and Herzel families. The collection includes biographical information, a family tree, and a naturalization certificate for George Herzel.