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Description

Photograph of a beach house scene: Top row (left to right) 1. unknown; 2. Nathalia Kauffman; 3. unknown; 4. Leah Godinsky; 5. Bessie; 6. Sturger. Bottom row (left to right) 1. Rose G.; 2. Anna G.; 3. Edna Sturger.

Biographical/Historical Note

Nathalia Kauffman and her family were of German Jewish ancestry. Nathalia's mother, Ernestine Kauffman, was born November, 1849, in Germany, where she worked as a dress-maker until she immigrated in 1870. Her father, Charles Kauffman, was a born December of 1863 in New York, to German immigrants. Charles died in 1906 and was buried at the Temple Beth Israel in Macon, Bibb County, Georgia. Nathalia was born in Alabama in 1889, and the family moved to Little Rock a year later. As an adult, Nathalia worked as an exercise teacher for the Little Rock public school system.

Physical Description

Sepia photograph, 4.5" x 3"

Subjects

Beaches; Jewish Community; Judaism; Family

Language

English

Identifier

General photo file, G4990.66

Resource Type

Image

Collection

General photo file

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Beach house photograph, the Kauffman family and others, General photo file, Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, Arkansas.

Rights

Use and reproduction of images held by the Arkansas State Archives without prior written permission is prohibited. For information on reproducing images held by the Arkansas State Archives, please call 501-682-6901 or email at state.archives@arkansas.gov.

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Additional Content

Kauffman-Ethridge Family collection, 1899 - 1977, MS.000107

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