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Barbara Gabowitz Scrapbook, 1953-1958

Barbara Gabowitz Scrapbook, 1953-1958
Mss. Acc. 2009.363
0.33 Cubic Feet
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1 vol.
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."

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Gabowitz, Barbara
Jewish camps
Jewish teenagers--United States--Social life and customs--20th century
Teenagers--New Jersey
Teenagers--Social life and customs
Admission tickets
Letters (correspondence)

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Acquisition Note
Related Materials
A diary of Barbara Gabowitz's sister, Phyllis Gabowitz Diary, is filed under Mss. Acc. 2009.348.
Preferred Citation
Barbara Gabowitz Scrapbook, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.
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