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Box 1

 Container

Contains 4 Collections and/or Records:

Omega Kappa Zeta sweater, 1940s

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 1
Identifier: I
Scope and Contents Two clothing items from the local Jewish youth culture dating from the 1940s and the 1980s are included. The Omega Kappa Zeta sweater is embroidered with "Polly" which refers to Harold Polakov's nick name. The sweater is featured in a photograph (copy) with other members of the group in the 1940s. Harold and Sylvia's daughter was a member of the B'nai B'rith Youth Organization in Buffalo and her youth organization shirt is included. B'nai B'rith Youth Organization began as Aleph Zadik Aleph...

B'nai B'rith Girls Youth Organization t-shirt, 1980s

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 2
Identifier: I
Scope and Contents Two clothing items from the local Jewish youth culture dating from the 1940s and the 1980s are included. The Omega Kappa Zeta sweater is embroidered with "Polly" which refers to Harold Polakov's nick name. The sweater is featured in a photograph (copy) with other members of the group in the 1940s. Harold and Sylvia's daughter was a member of the B'nai B'rith Youth Organization in Buffalo and her youth organization shirt is included. B'nai B'rith Youth Organization began as Aleph Zadik Aleph...

Photographs, 1940

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 3
Identifier: II
Scope and Contents In small black and white photographs, Harold Polakov is first from left, back row, standing, is wearing his sweater in the photograph. A recent color photograph of the sweater is included.

Harold and Sylvia Polakov Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0200-0014
Overview Personal photographs and clothing documenting Jewish youth groups (Omega Kappa Zeta and B'nai B'rith Youth Organization) in Buffalo, NY.