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Robbie Terman

Robbie Terman, Executive Director of the Leonard N. Simons Jewish Community Archives of the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit
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Robbie Terman, 2016.

Robbie Terman was born in Detroit, Michigan. Her childhood was filled with tales about the glory days of Detroit and its active Jewish community. Now she gets to live that history as the director of the Leonard N. Simons Jewish Community Archives of the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit. She has a master’s degree in Library and Information Science with a certification in Archival Administration from Wayne State University. As an archivist, she strives to bring recognition to stories forgotten by time.

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Ruth Franklin Einstein

From the Archives: Saturday Luncheon Club

With the wonders of social media, I have a place to ponder the fate of Jimmy Hoffa and share anecdotes that I find in the archives. In 1921, a group of women with curious minds found a different method to uncover and share stories: The Saturday Luncheon Club (SLC).

Medical Care at the Fresh Air Camp

From the Archives: Who Will Tell Your Story?

The lyrics caught my attention. It was a quiet day in the archive and a volunteer asked if she could play the Hamilton soundtrack. As a history buff, I’ve been fascinated by the musical since it hit Broadway. But on this day, it was one song in particular that spoke to me: “Who lives, Who Dies, Who Tells Your Story.”

Topics: History
Mrs. Sidney Allen

From the Archives: The Challenge of Identification

This article is part of the series From the Archives. From the Archives highlights primary sources that have changed the course of history, for an individual, a community, or the world.

Blanche Hart

From the Archives: Blanche Hart, the Jane Addams of Detroit

This article is part of the series From the Archives. From the Archives highlights primary sources that have changed the course of history, for an individual, a community, or the world.

The year Blanche Hart was born, the United States celebrated its 100th birthday. The telephone was patented, Mark Twain published The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, and the Transcontinental Express train traveled from New York City to San Francisco in just 83 hours and 39 minutes.

Topics: Volunteers
Lea Rubel, An Advocate for Senior Rights in Detroit

From the Archives: The Power of a Voice

This article is part of the series From the Archives. From the Archives highlights primary sources that have changed the course of history, for an individual, a community, or the world.

Topics: Civil Rights

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