Matenberg family papers
Scope and Contents
The collection consists of postcard correspondence, New Year’s greeting cards and family photographs, mostly portraits.
- 1894 - 1939
- Scheinman, Sophie (Compiler, Person)
Language of Materials
Materials mainly in Hebrew, with some Polish and English.
Biographical / Historical
Harry and Rose Matenberg, parents of the donor, Sophie (Matenberg) Scheinman, were married at 20 in New Bedford, Massachusetts. They also lived in Malden and Chelsea, Mass. Harry opened a cleaning establishment in Medford, and for a time was a peddler in Portland, Maine. They returned to New Bedford and opening a used clothing store on Union Street. Harry died in 1975 and rose died in 1987.
0.2 Linear Feet (1 half-sized manuscript box)
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Sophie Scheinman, October 1997 and June 1999. Accession # 99-21 and 99-25.
- MC 109, Matenberg family papers
- Judy Farrar
- September 2016
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