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Image of 1989.074.001 -

1989.074.001 -

Letterhead fragment from the S & N Katz Jewelers and Silversmiths located at 105-109 N. Charles St., Baltimore, c. 1920.

Image of 2013.009.001 -

2013.009.001 -

Announcement, Wagner and Wagner Announce the Formal Opening of Their New Drug Store Baltimore St. at Eutaw, Saturday May 31st, 1924. Reverse of the announcement has "Consider and Reconsider" with the number 8 handwritten in all four corners and in the center of the open letters.

Image of 2008.095.015a -

2008.095.015a -

Invoice for S. and N. Katz Jewelers and Silversmiths to Mr. Jacob H. Nicholson, 1923. Order for 1 w.g. mounting for $35 from 9/23/21 and 1 nap ring for $3 from 10/14/21 and $25 credits to date.

Image of 2008.095.015b -

2008.095.015b -

Invoice from S. and N. Katz Jewelers and Smilversmiths for Mr. Jacob H. Nicholson, 1922 for Fob, W.G. Mtg., and Nap Ring. Includes handwritten pencil marks and credits from September - October 1921.

Image of 2013.002.001 -

2013.002.001 -

Contract, handwritten in Hebrew for teaching position at the Hebrew School "Ezra" in Baltimore, 5882 (1922) with typed translation in English. Contract is written on reverse of stationery from Hebrew Education Society 2101 E. Baltimore St., Baltimore. Isaac Davidson President Contract written by H. Peretz, superintendent. Removed from JMM Vertical Files, 2013. four pages total: original handwritten (ink on brownish paper), 1 pg; typed English translation, 2 pgs; Xerox of original with some penciled notes, modern, 1 pg.

Image of 2013.076.001 -

2013.076.001 -

Book, Attendance book belonging to Moses Brodie, who taught Hebrew School at age 13. Book includes student names and address, most of which are in Downtown or West Baltimore. Dates range from 1917 to 1926. Canvas-covered book, dark brown, stamped "Roll Book" on cover. 7.75" x 9.75". Label inside cover indicates it was purchased from Meyer & Thalheimer, Office Outfitters, 10 & 12 N. Howard St, Baltimore. Donor's grandfather, Moses Brodie, started a Hebrew School at age 13 (1917). His father-in-law was the rabbi at Agudas Achim. Letter from donor (Brodie's grandson) says, "Upon his bar-mitzvah, Moses began his own Hebrew school. He held classes in the synagogue his parents belonged to"

Image of 2013.073.003 -

2013.073.003 -

Small booklet, brown cover: "Constitution and By-Laws of Radomer Russ.-Pohl. Ind. Unterstitzung Verein of Baltimore Organized June 7th, 1903." In Hebrew, though one side of the printed cover is in English. "Unterstitzung Verein" roughly translates to Unterstutzung Verein, or Support Club. Printed by Rudman-Levine Co., 1110 E. Baltimore St. Related to Radomer Verein, Inc. (also known as Radomer Russ.-Pohl. Ind. Unterstitzung Verien of Baltimore) [or Progressive Radomer Verein]. notes by JMM volunteer R. Siegel, Jan. 2014: The organization met weekly in the early 1900s, monthly in mid-1900s to 2000, then quarterly. Now: infrequently and business is done by telephone. The organizat

Image of 2013.073.004 -

2013.073.004 -

Map or plat drawing, on tracing paper, showing boundaries of "Property of Radomer Russ Pohl Unterstitzungs Verein [sic] of Balto. City, Located in 14th District, Baltimore County, Maryland". by Dollenberg Brothers, Surveyors and Civil Engineers, Towson, Md., October 1, 1952. Shows property near intersection of Hamilton Avenue and Koppelman Lane. Stamp in lower left corner for State of Maryland Professional Land Surveyors. 13.5" x 7.5" (folded twice). Related to Radomer Verein, Inc. (also known as Radomer Russ.-Pohl. Ind. Unterstitzung Verien of Baltimore) [or Progressive Radomer Verein]. notes by JMM volunteer R. Siegel, Jan. 2014: The organization met weekly in the early 1900s, month

Image of 2013.073.005 -

2013.073.005 -

Sheet of printed letterhead (blank), "Radomer Russ-Pol Unterstitzung Verein, Baltimore - 15, Md." Related to Radomer Verein, Inc. (also known as Radomer Russ.-Pohl. Ind. Unterstitzung Verien of Baltimore) [or Progressive Radomer Verein]. notes by JMM volunteer R. Siegel, Jan. 2014: The organization met weekly in the early 1900s, monthly in mid-1900s to 2000, then quarterly. Now: infrequently and business is done by telephone. The organization met in members' homes and in synagogues, especially Beth Isaac in Pikesville from the late 1900s and early 2000s. Jerry's uncle, Albert Binstock, was a member from the 1960s to 2000s. Albert was the Chair of numerous committees. The organizati

Image of 2015.033.001 -

2015.033.001 -

Hand-made "Annual Year Book of the Phoenix Club Y.M.H.A. Baltimore, Md. 1941." "Editor-in-Chief: Bernard Rosenthal Managing Editors: Bert Potemken, Joseph Schnaper Contributors: William Eisner, Milton Bates, Bernard Gorban". Advisor: Samuel Sanford Litman. Teal-blue paper covers. originally bound with a ribbon or similar; pages are now all detached. printed pages (on mimeograph or similar), but all the images are photographs that have been pasted in. This copy owned by Morton Zimbler. Includes a photo and brief bio (including nicknames) of all club members; photos of sports teams: Volleyball Champs 1940, Bowling Squad 1940; snapshots, posed and informal, including some "gals." Typ

Image of 1968.025.018 - Block, Printing

1968.025.018 - Block, Printing

Half-tone printing block of an image of a serviceman and a woman at the Har Sinai Servicemen's Guest House during World War II, reprinted in Abraham Shusterman's "The Legacy of a Liberal," 1967, page 61.

Image of 1990.005.003 - Saucer

1990.005.003 - Saucer

Saucer, porcelain from Hochschild, Kohn, & Co., with scene of Baltimore's Washington Monument.

Image of 2010.013.008 - Napkins

2010.013.008 - Napkins

Package of napkins that are white with a blue image of the skyline and Inner Harbor of Baltimore. The napkins were produced exclusively for Hutzler's Palace.

Image of 2010.015.001 - Box

2010.015.001 - Box

Box, Brown cardboard box imprinted on four sides, Hochschild, Kohn & Co. Howard & Lexington Sts. Baltimore, MD. Shadows of shipping labels and some label fragments exist; box top and corners are peeling.

Image of 2013.062.001 - Box, Jewelry

2013.062.001 - Box, Jewelry

Embossed green case used to hold four badges. Velvet bottom lining with a satin fabric uppeer lining. S & N Katz, Inc. Jewelers and Silversmiths imprinted on upper inside of case.

Image of 2013.062.006a-b - Card, Credit

2013.062.006a-b - Card, Credit

Hochschild Kohn & Co. charge plate (precursor to the credit card), in original leather case. Assigned to Mrs. Jacob Labovitz, 3308 Springdale Ave, Baltimore, Md. Name and address are embossed in metal on the face of the plate; carbon charge receipts would be run over the plate, imprinting the information. On the reverse is a piece of paper, printed: "Hochschild, Kohn & Co., Baltimore, Md. Please sign name here in ink." [it is unsigned.] The leather case is a greenish-black color, rather worn at the edges. One side is marked "Hochschild, Kohn & Co." and the other "Baltimore, Md." Charge plates were a precursor to a credit card, allowing a specific, assigned shopper to make purchases on c

Image of 2013.073.001 - Cup, Kiddush

2013.073.001 - Cup, Kiddush

Silver Kiddush Cup, engraved with large initials AB [Albert Binstock, donor's uncle] and "L.A. Rodomer [sic] Verein" on band. Lightly engraved abstract designs, as well as a Star of David. Stamped "STERLING" near base. Kiddush Cup, related to Radomer Verein, Inc. (also known as Radomer-Pohl Ind. Unterstitzung Verien of Baltimore) [or Progressive Radomer Verein]. Donor "acquired the Cup by gift" (per notes by JMM volunteer R. Siegel, Jan. 2014): The organization met weekly in the early 1900s, monthly in mid-1900s to 2000, then quarterly. Now: infrequently and business is done by telephone. The organization met in members' homes and in synagogues, especially Beth Isaac in Pikesville fro

Image of 2013.073.002 - Gavel

2013.073.002 - Gavel

Wooden gavel with brass plate engraved, "Pres. by Radomer Friendly Society Toronto, Canada to Radomer R.P.U. Verein Baltimore, MD Mar 3 '35." Wood, highly varnished. Double-ended gavel with curved brass plate around the center of the head. Related to Radomer Verein, Inc. (also known as Radomer-Pohl Ind. Unterstitzung Verien of Baltimore) [or Progressive Radomer Verein]. notes by JMM volunteer R. Siegel, Jan. 2014: The organization met weekly in the early 1900s, monthly in mid-1900s to 2000, then quarterly. Now: infrequently and business is done by telephone. The organization met in members' homes and in synagogues, especially Beth Isaac in Pikesville from the late 1900s and early 2

Image of 2014.017.001 - Ashtray

2014.017.001 - Ashtray

One of two black plastic ashtrays, pentagon shaped, with a silver Cavalier on the front and The Pimlico Hotel Restaurant and Cavalier Lounge, 1950-1975, on the back. Unused. marked in small print on back: "HIT LINE - USA 11" Larry Katz owned these items for 40 years, having acquired them in the 1970s. He frequented the hotel every few weeks but sometimes once a week. Thursday nights were Singles night and Larry saw actress Carol Channing at the Pimlico. Jewish people from NW Baltimore were the primary clientele. The hotel's restaurant was the place to be for athletes and politicians. Its eclectic food made it the ideal place for birthdays and anniversaries. "The food was wonderful,"

Image of 2014.017.002 - Ashtray

2014.017.002 - Ashtray

One of two black plastic ashtrays, pentagon shaped, with a silver Cavalier on the front and The Pimlico Hotel Restaurant and Cavalier Lounge, 1950-1975, on the back. Unused. marked in small print on back: "HIT LINE - USA 12" Larry Katz owned these items for 40 years, having acquired them in the 1970s. He frequented the hotel every few weeks but sometimes once a week. Thursday nights were Singles night and Larry saw actress Carol Channing at the Pimlico. Jewish people from NW Baltimore were the primary clientele. The hotel's restaurant was the place to be for athletes and politicians. Its eclectic food made it the ideal place for birthdays and anniversaries. "The food was wonderful,"