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|Creator:||Grossman, Doris Cohn, 1917-2006.|
|Title:||Doris Cohn Grossman Collection|
|Abstract:||This collection contains the school ephemera of Newark, N.J. resident, Doris Cohn Grossman, including diplomas, brochures, scrapbooks and autograph books.|
|Quantity:||.4 linear feet (1 box + 1 OS)|
|Collection Number:||MG 1688|
Doris Cohn Grossman was born in 1917 and lived at 25 Girard Place in Newark, N.J. Her father Joseph E.Cohn was a prominent attorney with the Lehman Group whose offices were located on Broad Street in Newark. Her mother Clara Cohn was an advocate in pioneering early childhood education. Doris was the eldest of four children. Her younger siblings included Bernice, Walter R., and Marian. Doris attended neighborhood schools in Newark and attended South Side High School. She also attended the New Jersey College for Women at Rutgers. The family spent summers at the New Jersey shore in the Elberon/Asbury Park area where the children participated in the Asbury Park Baby Parade. The family resided in Newark roughly from the years 1915-1938 before moving to New York City.
This collection contains school memorabilia of Doris Cohn Grossman, who attended Newark Public Schools, including Madison Junior High, South Side High School (renamed in 1972 Malcolm X. Shabazz High School), New Jersey College for Women (renamed in 1955 Douglass College, Rutgers University), and Columbia University. There are scrapbooks that appear to be created for school assignments. There are diplomas, one of which is severely brittle and damaged. There is Asbury Park ephemera, including items pertaining to Convention Hall and the Asbury Park Baby Parade. There is also "The Hilltop" school publication as well as other published materials that have been separated from the collection for cataloging and placement in the library's general collections.
|The entries below represent persons, organizations, topics, forms, and occupations documented in this collection.|
|Grossman, Doris Cohn, 1917-2006.|
|Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945.|
|Convention Hall (Asbury Park, N.J.)|
|Hawthorne Ave. School (Newark, N.J.)|
|Madison Junior High School (Newark, N.J.)|
|Malcolm X. Shabazz High School (Newark, N.J.)|
|New Jersey College for Women.|
|Commencement ceremonies--New Jersey.|
|Asbury Park (N.J.)|
Bulletin of New Jersey College for Women Rutgers University. New Jersey College for Women Announcement, 1935-1936. New Brunswick, N.J., 1935.
Bulletin of New Jersey College for Women Rutgers University. New Jersey College for Women Announcement, 1936-1937. New Brunswick, N.J., 1936.
Jehl, Francis.Menlo Park : Reminiscences. 3 vols. Dearborn, Mich. : Edison Institute, 1937.
Senior Optimist. South Side High School yearbooks/literary publications. Newark, N.J., 1931-1934.
Twenty-First Annual Report Newark Museum Association. Newark, N.J. : Printed for the Association, 1930.
In Museum Collections: Crepe paper child's costume, worn in Asbury Park Baby Parade. Museum ID #2006.38.
This collection should be cited as: Manuscript Group 1688, Doris Cohn Grossman Collection, The New Jersey Historical Society.
Donated by Doris Cohn Grossman, 2006.
Doris Cohn Grossman Papers
|1||1||"The Hilltop" boys of Hawthorne Avenue School booklets (5)||1928-1930|
|1||2||School ephemera: South Side High School, Madison Jr. High including "The Pilot" publication, Hawthorne Ave. School, NJ College for Women, Columbia University||1930-1939|
|1||3||Asbury Park Ephemera/photos||ca. 1920s-1930s|
|1||4||Autograph books, comprised of fellow students' signatures (2)||1930|
|1||5||Scrapbook of NJ ephemera/clippings||ca. 1930|
|1||6||Scrapbook of Frankin Delano Roosevelt election clippings (school assignment)||1932|
|OS||Doris Cohn school diplomas||1930-1934|
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