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Guide to the Ely Naparstek Papers MSS.2341

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Publication:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Box 870266
Tuscaloosa, Alabama, 35487-0266
205.348.0500
archives@ua.edu

February 2009

Creation:

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Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

October 2010
Collection Title:

Ely Naparstek Papers

Unit ID:

MSS.2341

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.2 Linear feet (miscellaneous papers and photographs)

Dates:

1938-1945

Abstract:

Miscellaneous papers and photographs of PFC Ely Naparstek of Cincinnati, Ohio.

Scope and Contents note

The collection contains miscellaneous papers and photographs of PFC Ely Naparstek of Cincinnati, Ohio. Many of the documents have to do with Naparstek's stay in the Borden General Hospital, one of the Army's special centers for the hard-of-hearing. While in Borden General, Naparstek participated in (and even produced) several musical and dramatic entertainments for the patients and staff of the hospital and was broadcast over the hospital's public address system. Also included in the collection are a number of photographs of Naparstek and his wife, Jewelle.

Processing Information:

Processed by

Martha Bace, 2010

Acquisition Information:

donated by Wade Hall, 2006

Biographical/Historical note

Ely Naparstek was born on February 22, 1919 in Cincinnati, Ohio to David and Yetta Naparstek. He married Jewelle McPheron on November 23, 1938 and enlisted in the Army Air Force in 1943. At some point, he was admitted to Borden General Hospital to undergo testing and evaluation for hearing loss. Naparstek was discharged in the summer of 1945. He died in Cincinnati on June 27, 2001.

Preferred Citation:

Ely Naparstek Papers, W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Papers Box SC0010 Folder 2341.01