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Jewish teenagers--United States--Social life and customs--20th century

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Diary (Brooklyn, NY)

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00821
Scope and Contents Diary, 1935, of a teenage boy of Brooklyn, New York. Daily diary entries record school and leisure activities, holidays, chores performed and the occasional comment on local or national events. He mentions that his family owned a beauty parlor and observed Jewish holidays.He first attended Ultrecht High School and then transferred to Samuel J. Tilden High School. He seemed to have done well in school and enjoyed playing the violin. He mentions library visits and reading, frequent...

Edgar H. and Beth N. Rossheim Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00259
Scope and Contents

Papers, Photographs, scrapbooks, and house plans from Edgar and Beth Rossheim. There are also magazine clippings, design inspirations, and progress of the construction that was collected as the Rossheim's built their home in the Kingsmill Community of Williamsburg. Additionally, there is a large scrapbook maintained by Beth and her family documenting her birth and childhood as well as her activities and involvement with the Temple Beth El Synagogue in Williamsburg, Va.

Barbara Gabowitz Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2009.363
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...

Phyllis Gabowitz Diary and Photograph

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00841
Scope and Contents Diary of Phyllis Gabowitz of Highland Park, Middlesex County, New Jersey. She was a 6th grade student at the time she wrote her diary in 1958. The "Ponytail" diary measures 4" x 5 1/2", and has 123 handwritten entries. Included with the diary is a 5" x 7" photograph of the author and her classmates, and on the back of the photograph she gives the names of her those shown in the picture. The following description was provided by the seller: "Phyllis writes of watching TV shows...