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Box 1

 Container

Contains 17 Collections and/or Records:

Unidentified family photographs, circa 1890-1901

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 1
Identifier: A
Scope and Contents Black and white photographs, copies.

Rubenstein Family photographs, circa 1890-1930

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 2
Identifier: A
Scope and Contents Black and white photographs of the parents of Hubert J. Rubenstein (creator) and Susan R. Schapiro (donor): J. Harry Rubenstein and Rose Maisel Rubenstein. A letter with family photographs and identification is included. An image of Harold Arlen as child and J.H. Rubenstein as 16 year old at Pine Street Shul is included in this folder and online at NY Heritage (JBIC532).

Maisel Family photographs, circa 1890-1940s

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 3
Identifier: A
Scope and Contents Black and white photographs of Louis Maisel as a youth and a much later photographs with his wife towards the end of his life. Also includes a brother that perished during the Holocaust.

Extended Rubenstein and Maisel families, circa 1940s-1983

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 4
Identifier: A
Scope and Contents Black and white photographs include Sherman Maisel.

Photographs of original art works by J. Harry Rubenstein, 1936-1944

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 5
Identifier: B
Scope and Contents Paintings and charcoal sketches of family members includes Louis Maisel (4x6), Joe Rubenstein (1936), Ruth Maisel (1942), Catherine Mayerberg Rubenstein ("Artist's Mother")(1944), Lewis Rubenstein at Easel (1938) and scenes from J. Harry Rubenstein's hospital bed.

Photographs of original art works by J. Harry Rubenstein, 1936-1943

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 6
Identifier: B
Scope and Contents Includes Paintings, Sketches and Wood Carvings: African American couple in wood, "Still Life, Plant and Plate," "Apres Vermeer," "Rabbi," "Newspaper Man," and other works.

Photographs of original art works by J. Harry Rubenstein, circa 1930s

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 7
Identifier: B
Scope and Contents Includes charcoal sketches from "Sketchbook friends."

Other artworks, undated

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 8
Identifier: B
Scope and Contents Includes a photographic reproduction of a sculpture of Jay H. Rubenstein by Rena R. Margolis.

Materials relating to Lewis Rubenstein, undated

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 9
Identifier: B
Scope and Contents Includes statements by Lewis Rubenstein regarding influence of J. Harry Rubenstein, book proposal and slides of Lewis' time painting artwork.

"Songs from the Maisel Family", 1924-1983

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 10
Identifier: C