Henry Cohen Papers 1850-1951


Henry Cohen Papers 23361291., 1850-1951

Henry Cohen Papers 1850-1951

Henry Cohen was Rabbi from 1888 to 1949 of Congregation B'nai Israel in Galveston, Texas. Papers document his religious and social welfare activities and other interests.


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