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Guide to the Eugenie Fribourg family photographs and ephemera 2011.002

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Collection processed by Michael Satalof under the supervision of Julie I. May.

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Descriptive Summary

 
Creator: Fribourg family
Title: Eugenie Fribourg family photographs and ephemera
Dates [inclusive]: 1857-2007
Dates [bulk]: Bulk, 1890-1950
Abstract: The Eugenie Fribourg family photographs and ephemera collection is comprised of materials relating to and documenting the family and professional life of Eugenie Merzbach Fribourg, a Jewish-American Brooklynite whose life spanned nearly the entire 20th century. Eugenie Fribourg became a doctor at a time when the medical profession was dominated by men, and she remained active in the field for more than 60 years. The collection provides a rich visual document of Jewish-American family life in the early-20th century, historical photographic materials in various formats, 1940s French wine and spirits, and a visual history of various neighborhoods in Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Quantity: 1.5 linear feet in one manuscript box, four odd-size or oversize boxes, and two phase boxes
Language of Materials: Materials primarily in English, while parts of family prayer books are in Hebrew.
Call Phrase: 2011.002