Michael Aaronsohn Papers, 1910-1976.

Correspondence, sermons, and other materials relating to Aaronsohn's experiences with the U.S. Armed Forces during World War I and II, and numerous other subjects. Full description

Creator: Aaronsohn, Michael, 1896-1976.
Availability: Marcus Repository
Call Number(s): MS-511
Language: English
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Summary: Correspondence, sermons, and other materials relating to Aaronsohn's experiences with the U.S. Armed Forces during World War I and II, and numerous other subjects.
Physical Description: 5.5 linear feet
History:

Michael Aaronsohn was born in Baltimore in 1896. In 1923 he was ordained as a rabbi at Hebrew Union College in Cincinnati. While serving in World War I Aaronsohn was blinded in action. As a result he became an advocate for blind and disabled persons, working in many organizations and causes. Michael Aaronsohn died in 1976.

Provenance: Aaronsohn family; Cincinnati, Ohio; Gift.

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