217 results found for: name:"Halpern, Carl, 1902-1986"

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1925

Carl Halpern

Portrait of Carl Halpern taken by M. Smith at 3815 3rd Avenue in New York City.

Carl Halpern Papers

1941

Halpern, Carl

Horseshoe Falls, Ontario

Niagara Falls (N.Y. and Ont.) - Photograph of Canadian Horseshoe Falls at Niagara Falls in Ontario, likely taken in the Queen Victoria Park.

Carl Halpern Papers

1954 Mar. 1 –

Halpern, Joel Martin

Letter from Joel M. Halpern to Nettie and Carl Halpern

Serbia - This letter begins with notes on the weather and the coming of spring, Deda's anxiety about his sow not yet giving birth and methods on how to calculate when it will happen. The letter continues with details about the life and family of Gica including sleeping arrangements, possessions and division of labor. Notes on the following subjects are included; expressions, wine tax, pre-war prices... more

Joel M. Halpern Papers

1953 Jan. 16 –

Halpern, Joel Martin

Letter from Joel M. Halpern to Nettie and Carl Halpern

Serbia - Contains anecdotes about extending visas, the inefficiencies at the bank and in snow removal, electricity in peasant homes and an essay contest that Joel organized for the children. He writes about trying to find intelligent subjects for interviews who are not the rich peasants and visiting the home of the Secretary of the local Communist Party who is a bad informant because his answers... more

Joel M. Halpern Papers

1941

Halpern, Carl

Carl Halpern and Nettie Halpern, Niagara Falls

New York (State) - Photograph of Carl and Nettie Halpern on the edge of the Niagara River with Niagara Falls in the background. The photograph was taken during a family vacation to Niagara Falls in 1941.

Carl Halpern Papers

1954 Jan. 8 –

Halpern, Joel Martin

Letter from Joel M. Halpern to Nettie and Carl Halpern

Serbia - Opens with a brief description of attending the theater in Belgrade. It then lists the yearly cycle of religious activities with dates, customs, fasting and the people who normally participate. Details of the priest's life are shared including his schooling, pay and his possessions. Lastly a short note about swaddling and nursing babies is included.

Joel M. Halpern Papers

1953

Halpern, Joel Martin

Letter from Joel M. Halpern to Nettie and Carl Halpern

Serbia - These notes are not complete. Pages 1 and 2 are missing from this letter and the remaining pages are not dated. The notes begin on page 3 with a description of projects for bringing electricity to the villages. This is also tied to the notes discussing industrialization of the Yugoslav society.

Joel M. Halpern Papers

1949 July 11 – 1949 July 12

Halpern, Joel Martin

Letter from Joel M. Halpern to Nettie and Carl Halpern

Lugano, Lake (Switzerland and Italy) - Letter from Joel Halpern to his parents describing his trip to Europe in 1949. This letter describes his time around Lake Lugano in Switzerland and Italy. He describes the lake itself primarily from the Swiss side and then describes the differences between teh Swiss side and the Italian side. He is quite dismissive of the Italian side, describing it as sloppy and dirty. He conclude... more

Joel M. Halpern Papers

1954 Mar. 8 –

Halpern, Joel Martin

Letter from Joel M. Halpern to Nettie and Carl Halpern

Serbia - Begins with details of the various students that they talk with when in Belgrade whose conversation always turns to politics and communism in particular. They enjoy pointing out how misguided America is and how Americans will never understand the soul of Yugoslavia. Then there is a story about the frustrating ordeal trying to buy a map, another story about discussing politics with some intel... more

Joel M. Halpern Papers

1954 June 25 – 1954 July 1

Halpern, Joel Martin

Letter from Joel M. Halpern to Nettie and Carl Halpern

Serbia - Begins with details of Joel and Barbara's trip back to Yugoslavia from Turkey by airplane and train. In Pec they visited the market where an impressive array of cloth and handmade goods were being sold and they visited a Turkish home which is described in detail. The landscape seen during the bus trip along the Albanian border to Cetinje and Putnik is described.

Joel M. Halpern Papers