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Contains 16 Collections and/or Records:

Personal Letters from Florence Seeger, 1957

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 11
Identifier: A
Scope and Contents The papers of David and Ida Bregger offer an understanding of farming life in Darien Center, as well as glimpses into Jewish life on the East Side of Buffalo. Series I highlights legal and administrative aspects of these areas whereas series II touches on the personal experience of Ida Bregger and her family.Series I consists of legal documents regarding Ida and David Bregger, and their applications for American citizenship, Jewish marriage document (ketubah) and farm loan...

David and Ida Bregger, Photographs, loose, circa 1890s-1961

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 12
Identifier: B
Scope and Contents [gaps] Includes a small photograph of David Bregger in Russian uniform [Czar’s Army] with a larger low-resolution copy. A photograph of David Bregger on his Wedding Day, 1909, [silver gelatin], in housed within its original boards that have separated due to age. Also included is a photograph taken on a farm, c.1915.

Ida Bregger, Scrapbook and its contents, circa 1910s-1930s

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 13
Identifier: B
Scope and Contents Extremely brittle and fragile. Photographs both attached and loose, with additional photographs perhaps from another scrapbook wedged within scrapbook. Loose photographs placed in two envelopes inside flap file folder, separated. 1.13.1 Scrapbook

Ephemera, circa 1910-1951

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 14
Identifier: C
Scope and Contents [gaps] 1.14.1 Readings from the Holy Scriptures for Jewish Soldiers and Sailors, 1918 [flyleaf: Joseph Bregger, August 2, 1926, Darien Center, New York], Thrift savings account, 1951. 1.14.2 Women’s sewing pattern, undated.

Ephemera, undated-1967

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 15
Identifier: C
Scope and Contents Yiddish Materials, undated; recipes, undated; Mizrachi Women’s Organization of America, Membership card, 1967; Board of Elections cards, and clippings divided between two envelopes. 1.15.1 Recipes; 1.15.2 Other Ephemera

David and Ida Bregger Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS 200.32
Overview Personal papers documenting the lives of Ida and David Bregger on their farm in Darien Center, N.Y., as well as Jewish life on the East Side of Buffalo, N.Y. Material includes loan documentation, photographs, personal correspondence, recipes, ephemera and newspaper clippings.