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Rosalyn Minsk scrapbook

Collection number: ahc.MSS918f

Scope and Content

This collection contains a scrapbook from Rosalyn Minsk's senior year of high school that includes report cards, a graduation announcement, school programs, newspaper articles, notes from classmates and teachers, a pin and award for speed typing, and photographs of Rosalyn and her classmates.


  • 1935-1984, undated


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use

Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright. All requests to publish, quote, or reproduce must be submitted through the Kenan Research Center.

Administrative/Biographical History

Rosalyn Gloria Minsk (1924-2010) was born in Atlanta, Georgia, to Sam Minsk (1877-1950) and Flora Minsk (1882-1948), Russian immigrants. Minsk was the youngest of six siblings: Nathan Minsk (1900-1955), Fannie Minsk Shulman (1902-1991), Louis Minsk (1907-1979), Johnnie Minsk (1910-1967), and Bennie Minsk (1914-1992). She attended Crew Street School until 1936, graduated from Hoke Smith Junior High Shool in 1939, and from Commercial High School in 1942. She married Emanuel Rubin (1918-1990) in 1946 and they had two children, Ronnie Harriet Rubin Diringer (1947- ) and Edward Samuel Rubin (1950- ); and three grandchildren, Deborah Judith Diringer Grauer (1972- ), Jeremy Nathan Diringer (1975- ), and Nathaniel Rubin. Minsk was a member of Congregation Shearith Israel in Atlanta and a chapter president of World ORT (Obchestvo Remeslengo Truda, "Association for the Promotion of Skilled Trades") during the 1970s.


1 folder(s)



Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 1994

Description Control

This collection was processed in 2019.
Rosalyn Minsk scrapbook
Emma Jones
July 2019
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
Finding aid is written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center Repository

130 West Paces Ferry Road
Atlanta GA 30305