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Guide to the Urbahn family papers ARC.307

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Descriptive Summary

 
Creator: A. Urbahn's Sons (Brooklyn, New York, N.Y.).
Creator: Urbahn family
Title: Urbahn family papers
Dates [inclusive]: circa 1880s-1920s
Abstract: The collection consists of photographs, artifacts, and ephemera relating to the Urbahn family of Brooklyn, New York, dating from circa 1880s to circa 1920s. The family operated a textile manufacturing business under the name A. Urbahn's Sons, and the collection includes samples of goods such as spun and dyed silk, silk ribbons, terry cloth, spools of thread, a woman's stole, and hat ornaments. It also includes family photographs, business and trade cards, hair belonging to Norma (Urbahn) de Castillia, and genealogical information on the Urbahn family.
Quantity: 1.0 linear feet in one flat box
Realia [Box]: 1 of 1
Call Phrase: ARC.307