Bath Hebrew Ladies Society, Bath Historical Society, Eva Povich, Bath Jewish Community
Frederic Weinberg was born in Metuchen, New Jersey. He graduated from Metuchen High School and pursued a bachelor’s degree in English from the University of Connecticut in 1969. After receiving his initial degree in English, he enrolled in the University of New Hampshire’s program in Library Science. In 1972 he was accepted into a special program in Educational Media at Boston University where he received a master’s degree in Education. In 1977 Frederic and his family joined the Beth Israel Congregation. He later assisted the congregation as a researcher and archivist. Currently Frederic is a regional coordinator for Documenting Maine Jewry, and he continues to collect and preserve stories and artifacts from the Bath, Maine Jewish community.
Description of the Papers:
The Frederic C. Weinberg collection spans from 1919 to 2010. The collection contains three bank books detailing the Bath Hebrew Ladies Society’s savings account, and the fluctuations over the course of over 20 years, noting Eva Povich as treasurer. The collection also holds two issues of the Bath Historical Society newsletter, one dated 1996, and one dated 2010.
1 Box (.25 Linear Feet)
Selected digitized items:
Frederic C. Weinberg Collection, Judaica Collection, Jean Byers Sampson Center for Diversity in Maine, Special Collections, University of Southern Maine Library.