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[Item Title], [Folder], [Box], Seymour and Kathy Brotman Collection, McHugh Special Collections, University of Scranton.
The Seymour and Kathy Brotman Collection is composed of four scrapbooks documenting the Brotmans' careers as leaders within the Jewish community and the Scranton area. Documents include newspaper articles by Seymour Brotman from his tenure as executive director of the Jewish Community Center as well as from his time as executive director of the Scranton-Lackawanna Jewish Federation. There are also documents detailing Mrs. Brotman's activities in both civic and Jewish organizations.
The collection mostly documents the Brotman's activities within the Jewish community although there are a few newspaper clippings that reflect Mr. Brotman's interest in Israeli politics. Included in the collection is a wide variety of letters, newspaper clippings, pictures, and social invitations. Everything has been retained in its original photo album/scrapbook format.
The majority of the collection contains information relevant to the Scranton Jewish Community during the period 1970 to 2003.
The collection is composed of four scrapbooks, arranged in two series.
This series includes 2 scrapbooks labeled "Property of Seymour Brotman."
The first scrapbook has a date range of 1969 to 1991 and contains newspaper clippings and flyers from various Jewish Community Center and Jewish Federation activities.
The second scrapbook has a date range of 1979 to 2003 and contains newspaper clippings and flyers from various Jewish Community Center and Jewish Federation activities. There are also clippings of letters to the editors written by Seymour Brotman as well as copies of his articles "From the Desk of the Federation Executive Director" from The Scranton Federation Reporter and "As I See It..." from King's Point News.
This series includes 2 photo albums labeled "Property of Kathy Brotman."
The first photo album has a date range of 1981 to 1982 and contains photographs, newspaper clippings, and flyers from various United Jewish Campaign Women's Division functions.
The second photo album has a date range of 1981 to 1983 and also includes photographs, newspaper clippings, and flyers from various United Jewish Campaign Women's Division functions.
Donated by Seymour and Kathy Brotman in 2005.
Processed in 2005.