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Manuscript
1929
Paper
38 pages

The Alexander family were Sephardic Jews who settled in America and the South in the 1700s. The collection consists of Rebecca Ella Solomons Alexander's memoirs in which she discusses events in her life from the 1850s to the early 1900s in Savannah and Atlanta, Georgia and in New York City. In her memoir, Rebecca remembers numerous relatives, friends, and lifestyle events and recounts her experiences during the Civil War, as well as her many travels.

97-057 V/F A

Rebecca Ella Solomons Alexander Family Papers

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United States - History - Civil War, 1861-1865


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Alexander, Cecil A., Sr., 1877-1952


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Alexander, Rebecca Solomons, 1854-1938


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Politicians


Public Schools


American Red Cross


Judaism--Customs and Practices


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Sherman, William Tecumseh (1820 - 1891)


Lee, Robert E. (1807 - 1870)


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Vacations


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Yellow Fever


Epidemics


World War, 1914-1918


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