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1Title:  Cornelia Schnurmann Foundation Records     
 Creator:  Gift of Cornelia Schnurmann Foundation, 2005; Paul Mazoh, 2007 
 Dates:  1895-2005 
 Abstract:  Cornelia Schnurmann was born in Karlsruhe, Germany in 1901, the daughter of a wealthy, well known philanthropic Jewish family. Little is known about her early life. In 1940, Schnurmann faced deportation to a Nazi concentration camp. A Catholic friend assisted her escape to Luxembourg where she found refuge in a convent and was given shelter by the Catholic Nuns. She came to America on August 20, 1941, and her journey was self-sponsored. Schnurmann, age 40 and unmarried, was the sole surviving member of her family. Whether her family died in the Holocaust or whether they were deceased at the time she left Germany remains unknown. In Cleveland, Ohio, she joined friends Dr. Julius and Helen Weil, respectively the director of Montefiore Home for the Aged, and head of its social services department. At Montefiore, Cornelia worked with the Weils in developing an occupational therapy department, a sheltered workshop, as well as therapeutic and innovative programs for the aging population. She died in an automobile accident in July, 1960. At her request, Dr. Weil served as executor and administrator of her estate, and, per her request, used a portion of the estate to create Schnurmann House, a multi-building complex dedicated to housing for the elderly, social activities, and social services. The Cornelia Schnurmann Foundation Records collection consists of an address book, agendas, agreements, applications, appraisals, articles of incorporation, artwork, background information, a binder, blueprints, a booklet, certificates, codes of regulation, a constitution, a contract, corporate papers, correspondence, court records, deeds, donation slips, easements, eulogies, financial ledgers and statements, floor plans, a folder from Heritage Gardens, government records, invitations, a last will/testament, letters, lists, loans, maps, medical records, meeting minutes, a menu, newsletters, newspaper articles and clippings, notes, pamphlets, a passport copy, pension plans, photographs, plot plans, policy statements, population surveys, programs, proposals, requests for funds, reports, resolutions, resumes, schedules, sentimental items, social security cards, speech texts, thank you notes, time cards, a timeline, and waivers of lien. 
 Call #:  MS 5463 
 Extent:  5.2 linear feet (6 boxes including one oversize container) 
 Subjects:  Life care communities -- Ohio -- Cleveland | Endowments -- Ohio -- Cleveland | Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland | Jewish aged -- Institutional care -- Ohio -- Cleveland
 
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2Title:  The Temple times: a monthly newsletter of the Temple-Tifereth Israel    
 Alt. Title:  Temple times (Cleveland, Ohio)    
 Creator:  Temple (Cleveland, Ohio) 
 Publication:  The Temple-Tifereth Israel, Cleveland, Ohio,1994- 
 Notes:  Caption title. 
 Call #:  F34ZRF T285B1 
 Extent:  v. : ill. ; 28 cm. 
 Subjects:  Temple (Cleveland, Ohio) -- Periodicals | Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland | Synagogues -- Ohio -- Cleveland | Cleveland imprints 1994
 
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3Title:  Samuel Miller Papers and Photographs     
 Creator:  Gift of Sam Miller 
 Dates:  1973-2014 
 Abstract:  Samuel H. "Sam" Miller was born on June 26, 1921 in Cleveland, Ohio. He graduated from Western Reserve University in Cleveland and earned a scholarship to attend Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts, where he received an MBA. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1942 to 1946. In 1947, Miller joined Forest City Material Company, the precursor to Forest City Enterprises, and was instrumental in the success of Forest City, being credited with spearheading the company's move into land development. Miller was a lifetime honorary trustee of the Jewish Federation of Cleveland and the National Conference of Christians and Jews, and an honorary trustee of Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland. He was a past chair of Israel Bonds and the Cleveland Jewish Welfare Fund. He also served on many boards of trustees, including: Jewish National Fund, Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage, WVIZ, Urban League, Cleveland State University, John Carroll University, Baldwin Wallace University, Notre Dame College, Crime Stoppers, Police Memorial, Medical Mutual of Ohio and Catholic Diocese of Cleveland. Miller died on March 7, 2019 in Cleveland at age 97. The Samuel Miller Papers and Photographs collection consists of speeches and photographs. 
 Call #:  MS 5451 
 Extent:  3.0 linear feet (7 boxes) 
 Subjects:  Miller, Samuel, 1921-2019. Speeches. Selections. | Miller, Samuel, 1921-2019 -- Photographs | Philanthropists -- Ohio -- Cleveland | Jewish businesspeople -- Ohio -- Cleveland | Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland
 
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