Nachum and Sham Gootman Eden Papers, 1911-2003 (bulk 1960-2000)

Correspondence and memorabilia contained in scrapbook-like files organized by subject. Some of these subjects include the Labor Zionist Alliance (Cincinnati, Ohio), Habonim (Labor Zionist Youth Movement), and the 40th and 50th anniversaries of the state of Israel. Also included are materials... Full description

Creator: Eden, Nachum, 1920-2009.
Other Creators: Eden, Sham Gootman, 1923-2008., United States. National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Availability: Marcus Repository
Call Number(s): MS-851
Language: English
Hebrew
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Summary: Correspondence and memorabilia contained in scrapbook-like files organized by subject. Some of these subjects include the Labor Zionist Alliance (Cincinnati, Ohio), Habonim (Labor Zionist Youth Movement), and the 40th and 50th anniversaries of the state of Israel. Also included are materials pertaining to Yavneh Day School, Cincinnati, Ohio, such as board minutes, legal documents, and news clippings.
Physical Description: 4.0 linear feet (4 record cartons)
History:

Nachum Reigrod Eden was born in 1920 in Grodno, Poland and immigrated to the United States, settling in Cleveland, Ohio in 1938. He married Sham (Shulamith) Gootman on December 19, 1943 during a furlough before being sent to the European front with the United States Army. After the war, Nachum learned his entire immediate family had perished during the Holocaust. He then returned to Cincinnati, where he earned a bachelor's degree in economics in 1947.

Arrangement: This collection is arranged in one (1) series; material arranged alphabetically.
Provenance: The Nachum and Sham Gootman Eden Papers were received from Avi Eden, Cincinnati, Ohio in June, 2010.
Use and Reproduction: Avi Eden, by the act of donating this collection to the American Jewish Archives, assigned all property rights to the American Jewish Archives. Literary rights are retained by the Eden family and their heirs. Literary rights may also be retained by specific creators of some materials.

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