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Bell Family collection

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Identifier: MS 787
Overview The Bell family collection contains materials from various family members, such as a photograph of Boris “Bussie” Bell’s bowling team, report cards from Walter Bell’s school days, and piano recital programs featuring Marian Bell. A later addendum contributed photo albums of both the extended Bell family and activities with the Nite Owls at the Jewish Community Center, and the Workmen’s Circle. The materials are social in nature and reveal the Bell family’s connections to the larger Houston...
Dates: 1935 - 2004

Bennet L. "Bill" Blumberg scrapbook collection

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Identifier: MS 809
Overview The Bennet L. "Bill" Blumberg scrapbook collection is made up of one award and two scrapbooks containing photographs and news-clippings depicting the lives of Bill Blumberg, his wife Helen, and their family.
Dates: 1940s, 1974

Colish / Samuels Family Papers

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Identifier: MS 873
Overview The Colish / Samuels Family Papers follow the early days of Rabbi Robert Lewis Samuels through his attendance at Lanier Junior High and San Jacinto High School, his Confirmation, and participation in activities like the Aleph Zadik Aleph organization and sports teams for football and baseball.
Dates: 1943 - 1951

Croft/Wunsch family papers

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Identifier: MS 752
Overview The Croft/Wunsch family papers include correspondence, awards and citations, photographs, scrapbooks, news clippings, newsletters, meeting minutes, and marketing and event materials that document, primarily, the lives of the Croft and Kaplan families, and to a lesser degree, members of the Wunsch family.
Dates: 1931 - 2000

Dattle Family Papers

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Identifier: MS 835
Overview The Dattle Family papers are made up of certificates, records, and a photo recording the marriage and military service of Phillip Dattle.
Dates: 1939 - 1946

David Wolf Family papers

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Identifier: MS 757
Overview The David Wolf Family papers contain religious certificates, photographs, news clippings, and books related to members of the extended Wolf family. Dated throughout the 1900s, the materials showcase Jewish traditions and engagements of three generations of the Wolf family.
Dates: 1908 - 1970

Geller Family Papers

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Identifier: MS 768
Overview This collection contains photographs of the Geller family and a United Jewish Appeal newsletter that document the family members of Harriet Katzeff, 1900-1988.
Dates: 1900 - 1988

Geller/Leff family collection

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Identifier: MS 812
Overview The Geller/Leff family collection contains materials preserving the family’s connections to Houston, particularly Rice University and congregation Beth Jacob. Niece to Rabbi Max Geller and granddaughter to Rabbi Jacob Geller, collection donor Devora Geller Rubin provides her unique insight on the family’s history with commentary on several photographs and one program, dated across various decades.
Dates: 1910 - 1985

Gene & Hedy Lee Chinese community newspapers & photographs, and family records

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Identifier: MS 556
Overview Newspaper issues of the Southwest Chinese Journal (cataloged separately), photographs submitted to the newspaper for publication purposes and a small amount of correspondence regarding the Lee Printing Company of Houston, Texas, owned by Gene and Hedy Lee. The newspapers and photographs reflect Chinese culture in Houston during the 1970s and 1980s, including family life, business activities, cultural arts and organizations, news, and special events such as the Miss Chinatown pageants. (1 box,...
Dates: 1962-2010; Majority of material found within 1976 - 1985

Greenfield Family papers

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Identifier: MS 860
Overview The collection consists of one box containing nine letters in Yiddish from Morris Greenfield to his future wife, Bessie Peters (Polycov), in 1915 and one large family photograph with three generation of Greenfields from 1918.
Dates: 1915 - 1918