Naomi Kellman, born in 1911 in East Baltimore, was a longtime chronicler of Baltimore Jewish communal history. The oldest of four children, Naomi and her family shared a large and gracious home in the Windsor Hills neighborhood with her aunt and uncle. She graduated from Goucher College in 1933 and was a frequent contributor of feature articles to The Baltimore Sun. She began her career as a copywriter in advertising for department stores in Washington, D.C. and New York. Naomi moved back to Baltimore to take a position at The Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore, where she worked in the hub of Jewish communal life for over four decades. Devoted to her family, Naomi cherished a close relationship with her nieces and nephews. Naomi Kellman passed away on June 23, 2004.
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Jewish Women's Archive. "Naomi Kellman." (Viewed on January 24, 2017) <https://jwa.org/communitystories/baltimore/narrators/kellman-naomi>.