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We’d love to know if you have additional information about any of the entries on this website.  If so, please contact us to share your story. 

For questions regarding the materials in the Brisman Collection:
Special Collections Department
Washington University in St. Louis

For questions regarding the website:
Preservation & Digitization
Washington University in St. Louis



The majority of the digital photographs in this collection were taken by Rivka Feinberg (BA13) who also researched the entries, wrote the descriptions, and developed the Omeka digital exhibit under the direction of Shelli Kastin, Head of Technical Services. Additional research was contributed by Will Soll, Judaica Cataloger for Special Projects, Masha Sapp, Special Collections Catalog Librarian, and Yael Toren (BA15).  Technical assistance for the digital exhibit and design of the website was provided by Digital Library Services.

All videos were made in collaboration between Publishing Production Services and Instructional Support Services.

Introductory video created by Instructional Support Services Peer Leader Brian Benton using images by Rivka Feinberg (BA 13) and Alison Carrick, Special Collections Assistant, Documentary Film and Media Archive, and featuring the music of Yidn.

Rare books video written and narrated by Judaica Cataloger Will Soll, Ph. D. Produced by Gail Walters, Project Manager, Instructional Support Services, with images by Rivka Feinberg, and featuring the music of Yidn.