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  1. Papers of David A. and Leona G. Bloom

      David A. Bloom (born in 1917) and his wife Leona G. Bloom have been active members of Tucson's business, religious, and social service communities for decades, as well as serving as amateur historians for Tucson's Jewish community. David A. Bl ...

    castanoe - 2013-05-02 12:01

  2. Papers of Floyd S. Fierman

      This collection was compiled between 1949-1989 by Rabbi Floyd Fierman, Ph.D. (1917-1989), who served Temple Mount Sinai of El Paso, Texas from 1949 to 1979. His leadership in the community extended far beyond the temple. He was actively engaged in comba ...

    castanoe - 2013-05-02 12:03

  3. George Miller Papers

      George Miller (b. 1922) has been active in Tucson's Democratic Party politics since the 1970s. He was elected to the city council on a liberal to libertarian platform in 1977, a position which he occupied until 1991. In 1991 he was elected Tucson&# ...

    castanoe - 2013-05-07 13:17

  4. Capin Business Records

    Hyman Capin (nee Kapinski), was born in Ponevezh, Lithuania, in 1874. In 1892, when he was 18, Hyman emigrated to the United States and settlered in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. In 1906, the Capin family, now numbering seven, moved to Tucson, Arizona. Here H ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-09 14:50

  5. Bloom Southwest Jewish Archives Arizona Reference Files

     Collection contains wide-ranging types of material regarding Jewish individuals and institutions in Arizona, principally southern Arizona. This material is especially reflective of the late-nineteenth century and the role of Jews in the Arizona Territory ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-09 15:27

  6. Jacobs Family Papers

    L.M. Jacobs and Company, formerly M.I. Jacobs and Company, was a family business serving the mining camps and military establishments in Arizona during the 1870s. Their money exchange business grew significantly by 1871; gold coin from San Francisco was e ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-10 14:29