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Sydney and Ruth Jonah Collection, circa 1890-circa 1990Save to your list. | Special Collections & Archives

Title: Sydney and Ruth Jonah Collection, circa 1890-circa 1990Save to your list.
ID: OCH/SRJ
Extent: 4.66 Linear Feet
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Sydney Jonah was born in China, and moved to the United States in the 1930s. In 1935, he married Ruth (Rudy) Cohen in Los Angeles, California. The collection consists mainly of personal photographs belonging to both the Jonah and Cohen families, which show some of Sydney’s time in China, their life and travels together as a married couple, and family photos sent to and collected by Sydney and Ruth. Also included in the collection is a small amount of personal correspondence and collected papers, most notably letters between Sydney and his family regarding a relative living in Shanghai during the 1940s.
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