Florence (Fleishman) Blumenstein's high school yearbook, with signatures from classmates.
The album contains pictures of Joseph Blumenstein and friends in military uniforms, circa 1941-1945, as well as family members and members of the Fayetteville Jewish community. Family members pictured include parents Fannie and Solomon Blumenstein, wife Florence "Fannie" Fleishman Blumenstein, daughter Frances Blumenstein, and Emma Shapiro and Jacob Louis Fleishman (Florence's parents).
Joseph L. Blumenstein papers, 1930-1975 and undated 1.3 Linear Feet
The materials in this collection document Joseph L. Blumenstein's emigration from Nazi Germany and immigration to Czechoslovakia (1937) and the United States (1938) and his efforts to rescue parents Solomon and Fanny Blumenstein from Czechoslovakia during the Holocaust. The collection also contains documents related to Blumenstein's military service during World War II and his postwar family life in Fayetteville, North Carolina. Types of material include German school reports and references from employers, a Czech passport, affidavits of support, correspondence, and other immigration documents; military orders, rosters, and documents related to veterans' benefits; a photograph album with pictures of family members and soldiers; and a yearbook.