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Barbara Gabowitz Scrapbook

Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2009.363

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Scope and Contents

Scrapbook, 1955-1958 of Barbara (Bobbi) Gabowitz, a teenager from Highland Parks, New Jersey documenting her time spent in a Jewish summer camp, Camp Tel-Hai in Jamison, Bucks County, Pennsylvania. Scrapbook includes letters, photographs, admission tickets, newsletters and handmade cards as well as many comments made on those items by Bobbi Gabowitz, who titled the first page "This book contains memoirs of my summer romances at Camp Tel-Hai." Also included is a 1953 photograph showing her parents on a cruise and an undated group photograph of Camp Tel-Hai.

The following excerpts of names mentioned in the scrapbook was provided by the seller:

"Axelrod, Cohen, Lazar, Pearlman, Gabowitz, Sukoneck, Miller, Freedman, Turner, Spatz, Press, Goldstein, Grossman, Leorne, Feister, Levine, Shubin, Brandoff, Rothstein, Lewis, Torchon, Finestone, Daiell, Lief, Babad, Nathanson, Muchnick, Schoenberg, Koslow, Weinberg, Syrkus, Krant, Davidson, Abramson, Weisblatt."


  • Creation: 1955-1958

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Collection is open to all researchers. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, such as the Virginia Public Records Act (Code of Virginia. § 42.1-76-91); and the Virginia Freedom of Information Act (Code of Virginia § 2.2-3705.5). Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. If sensitive material is found in this collection, please contact a staff member immediately. The disclosure of personally identifiable information pertaining to a living individual may have legal consequences for which the College of William and Mary assumes no responsibility.

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0.33 Cubic Feet



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