Mamie Levitt Family Papers
Scope and Content Note
This collection consists of two scrapbooks of Mamie’s personal life and work with local organizations in Oklahoma City. Items include her son's baby book, newspaper clippings of her son's accomplishments, his school papers and ephemera of his activities. There are newspaper clippings of Mamie's work with the PTA and Hadassah, articles on Israel, PTA ephemera, correspondence from friends and associates, Hadassah convention programs and badges, regional Hadassah meeting minutes, Mamie’s high school diploma and penmanship certificate, and ephemera from her local synagogue.
- undated, 1918-1960
- Levitt, Mamie, 1905- (Person)
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Mamie Levitt was born Naomi Mae Fagin in Ukraine in 1905 and emigrated to the U.S. with her parents in 1907. She graduated from high school in 1921 and later married Jake Levitt in 1922. They had one son, Stanley Levitt (1925-1944). Mamie was very active in her local Jewish community. She was a member of Young Judea and later became President of the Oklahoma City chapter of Hadassah, President of the Ladies Hebrew Benevolent Society, and Vice President of the PTA. She eventually went on to serve on the board of the regional Southwest chapter of Hadassah from 1948-1951.
2 Linear Feet (Two manuscript boxes and one OS4 box)
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The Mamie Levitt Family Papers reflect the professional and personal activities of Mamie Levitt and her active role in the Oklahoma City Jewish Community. She was a member of Young Judea and later became President of the Oklahoma City chapter of Hadassah, President of the Ladies Hebrew Benevolent Society, and Vice President of the local PTA. She eventually went on to serve on the board of the regional Southwest chapter of Hadassah from 1948-1951.
The collection is arranged into one series as follows:
Located in AJHS New York, NY
Donated by Dr. Jeanne Abrams from the University of Denver, 2001.
- Guide to the Mamie Levitt Family Papers, undated, 1918-1960 P-1026
- Processed by Kristiana Weseloh
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