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Maxine Yalovitz-Blankenship was born in Rome, Georgia in 1928. Her father owned the Rome Jewelry and Arms Store, a pawn shop. The Yalovitz family were members of Rodeph Sholom Synagogue. Maxine was educated in Rome, Georgia and later attened the Atlanta College of Art and the Pratt Institute. Her art evolved from her Southern upbringing. She memoralized her father's pawn shop in a series of paintings. The collection consists of photocopies of immigration documents, a marriage certificate and poems and writings written by Maxine Yalovitz-Blankenship about her life in Rome. Arranged in chronological order

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Maxine Yalovitz-Blankenship

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Emigration and Immigration



Rome (Ga.)

Blankenship, Maxine Yalovitz (1928-)

Yalovitz, Louis, 1878-1950

Yalovitz, Anna Levy, 1887-1966

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