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  1. Fred Rochlin Collection

    Fred Rochlin, born to a family of Russian Jewish Immigrants,graduated from Nogales High School and briefly attended the University of Arizona, Tucson. In December, 1942, he enlisted in the U.S. Army Air Corps, and was stationed in Italy with 456th Bombard ...

    castanoe - 2013-04-25 12:55

  2. 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

  3. 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

  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. Bloom Southwest Jewish Archives Photograph Collection

    This collection contains photographs and negatives, copyprints, photocopies, slides, and contact prints which depict wide-ranging types of subject matter regarding Jewish individuals and institutions. The bulk of the photographs were made in the South wes ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-09 15:25

  7. Bloom Southwest Jewish Archives Audio Tapes Collection

      This collection consists of audio cassette tapes which contain either interviews or lectures which are relevant to the history of Jews who settled in the American Southwest or to more general Jewish topics. The bulk of the tapes consists either of inter ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-09 15:28

  8. 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