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-- Manuscript Group 1320, Elizabeth Blume-Silverstein (1892 - 1991), Lawyer Papers, 1918 - 1950

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Manuscript Group 1320, Elizabeth Blume-Silverstein (1892 - 1991), Lawyer

Papers, 1918-1950, 0.25 linear feet / 1 small manuscript box

Call Number: MG 1320


Summary:

Collection of papers and memorabilia relating to Elizabeth Blume-Silverstein, a prominent Newark attorney.  Blume-Silverstein was the first female lawyer in New Jersey to represent without assistance a defendant in a murder case.  She was also a co-founder of the World Jewish Congress.

Gift of Nathan Silverstein, 1990.

 

Folder List:

Consolidated Equipment Corp. vs. Edward Service Station Friedman Case Great Temple of Divine Love Lease Between Harry Hammer & Harry & Morris Kenarik N.J. State Association of Spiritualists Weequahic Benevolent Assoc., Act of Incorporation 1931 Miscellaneous Form Letter Endorsing James Henry Harrison for N.J. Governor 1928 Business Cards: Elizabeth & Ruth Blume Contemporary Club Membership Card 1949 n.d. Receipts Newspaper Clippings Articles on Elizabeth Blume-Silverstein 1925, 1995 Business Letterhead: Elizabeth Blume, Max Silverstein n.d. Pfeifer, Otto & Margaret: Real Estate Tax Bill & Postcards 1924-1928 Business Cards Commercial Flyers & Notices
Folder Description Dates
1 1929-1931
2 1926
3 1931
4 1923-1925
5 1921-1928
6
7 1924-1934 & n.d.
8
9 n.d.
10 1918/19
Admission Card - 62nd Annual Convention Independent Order Brith Abraham
Flyer for Louis D. Brandeis Lodge (Elizabeth Blume, President)
11 1920s, 1935
12 n.d.
12a
13
14
Miscellaneous:
15 n.d.
16 1938, 1947, 1949, 1950 & n.d.
17 Postcards, Pennsylvania Railroad Timetable 1932 & n.d.
18 War Bonds Materials 1940s
Museum Items:
1 Pencils manufactured for Brooklyn Hebrew Home & Hospital for the Aged by Joseph Dixon Crucible Co., Jersey City
2 Novelty advertising eye glasses
3 Phonograph records. 78 rpm, Victor label:
- Fair One/I’d Love to Fall Asleep and Wake Up in My Mammy’s Arm
- Haben jaker li/Iru Eineinu
- Tripoli-Medley Waltz/Alice Blue Gown
- Goodbye Alexander/Waters of Venice
- Yellow Dog Blues/Tulip Time

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