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Box 24, 1940-1997

 File — Box: B356.04.0024
Identifier: B356.04.0024

Overview

The newspaper articles, photographs, objects and LP records illustrate the life of a Jewish family in the western United States. Some of the material is about Dorothy Bercu Gross who had been a Vaudville dancer and then was a fitness instructor. Her husband was a physician.

Dates

  • 1940-1997

Language of Materials

From the Collection: Majority of collection is in English but there are items written in Yiddish as well.

Language of Materials

From the Collection: Primarily English, but also Yiddish and German

Extent

1.5 Linear Feet : flat box (19 x 14 x 3 inches) ; 19 x 14 x 3 inches

Scope and Contents

Four folders with ephemera, a cartoon, drawing, and newspaper article; two envelopes with small photographs from the 1940s and 1950s that were stored in a box addressed to Dr. Gross in Lake City Utah; two black and white photographs of Dorothy Bercu Gross; a photograph of a Jewish boy on metel; bean bag made of suade with red pepper image and the words "Anaheim Red;" dvertisements for Persantine dipyidamole medicine consisting of four small placques with images from the 1400s to the 1700s; a newspaper article on Dorothy Gross's exercise class; Dorothy Gross' "Figure Magic" LP records with music for exercising; and two Lp records of the Boston Symphony Orchestra produced by the Overseas Branch of Office of War Information and distributed to the Army Air Force during World War II.

Creator

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

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