Guide to the Papers of the Metz-Greene-Stone Family, undated, 1910-2013
 
*P-587

Processed by Felicia Herman in 1995, reprocessed by Jennifer Anna in 2008. Materials added by Boni J. Koelliker in 2013.

American Jewish Historical Society

Center for Jewish History

15 West 16th Street

New York, N.Y. 10011

Phone: (212) 294-6160

Fax: (212) 294-6161

Email: reference@ajhs.org

URL: http://www.ajhs.org

© 2014, American Jewish Historical Society, Boston, MA and New York, NY. All Rights Reserved.
Finding aid was encoded by Marvin Rusinek on April 22, 2008. Encoding was updated by Boni J. Koelliker on January 7, 2014. Description is in English.

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Metz, Greene, Stone families
Title: Metz-Greene-Stone family papers
Dates:undated, 1910-2013
Abstract: The collection documents three generations of a Jewish American family: the Metz, Greene, and Stone families. The collection contains correspondence between family members, newspaper clippings, photographs, scrapbooks, baby, confirmation, and wedding photo albums, and ephemera.
Languages: The collection is in English and Hebrew.
Quantity: 28.24 linear feet (15 manuscript boxes, 3 half manuscript boxes, 7 oversized boxes)
Identification: P-587
Repository: American Jewish Historical Society
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Biographical Note

Four generations of a Jewish American family are represented in the collection: the materials document the Metz, Greene, and Stone families from 1910 to 2013. The majority of the collection is concentrated on the Greene family and provides a portrait of a Jewish American family living in suburban Queens from 1930 to the 1950s.

1st generation: In July 1905, William Metz married Rebecca Miller at the Orchard Street Synagogue in New York City. She came from Russia at age 16 ½; William came later, also from Russia. Their first child died from diphtheria. Their other children were Tillie Marion, Mollie, Benjamin, and twins Leon and Isidore. Rebecca did not know the exact date of her birth, according to her granddaughter, Lois Greene Stone, it was celebrated on the last candle of Hanukkah. According to social security death records, it is listed as December 28, 1886. Rebecca moved from Flushing, Queens to Oregon later in life to be closer to one of her twin sons, Irwin. She died and was buried in Oregon September in 1968. William was born in 1887 and died in 1957. He and Rebecca divorced in the 1930s.

William Metz was a professional photographer and owned Metz Studios, located on Pitkin Avenue in Brooklyn. He photographed all of the U.S. presidents from William Howard Taft to Harry S. Truman. The majority of the family photographs between 1910 to the 1950s were taken by William.

2nd generation: on January 12, 1908, Rebecca Miller Metz gave birth to her second child, Tillie Marion Metz. Crowned "Miss Pitkin Avenue" in 1925, Tillie Marion (who dropped Tillie from her name in adulthood), was the second oldest sibling of six children. Marion married Leo A. Greene in March 1930 and had three daughters, Carole (b. 1931), Lois (b. 1934), and Joyce (b. 1938). From 1940 to the 1950s, the Greene family lived at 33-54 165th Street and 33rd Avenue in Queens, New York.

Leo A. Greene was born in 1908 and worked as a traveling salesman eventually becoming the vice president of the B. Blumenthal & Company, Inc. Many of the correspondence between Leo and Marion are written during his business trips and reflect the lifelong affection the couple had for each other.

The Greene family belonged to the Flushing Jewish Community Center which Leo Greene and Marion helped establish. According to Lois Greene Stone's recollection, the Flushing Jewish Center was Conservative with leanings towards Orthodox. The reason the FJCC was established was to allow congregants to sit together as families but to otherwise remain traditional. Originally it met in a single room above a shoe store by the Broadway Station Depot of the Long Island Railroad. Eventually they found a house for sale on Northern Blvd. in Flushing and converted it into the synagogue. Leo Greene was president from 1951 to 1952 and Marion served as president of the ladies guild.

The Greene girls attended PS 32 and Bayside High School in Queens. Tragedy struck the family on May 20, 1954 when Leo Greene died suddenly of heart attack in his home at the age of 45. Marion never remarried.

3rd generation: Carole Greene attended Junior College of Bergen County in 1950 and married Cantor Bennet Mermel at the Flushing Jewish Center on June 1952. Cantor Mermel was born in Czechoslovakia, graduated from the Hebrew Gymnasium and was awarded a three year scholarship to the Academy of Music in Munich, Germany. In 1949, he came to the United States and attended Hebrew Union College, School of Sacred Music, in New York, and graduated in 1953 as a Cantor and a teacher. He became cantor at the Flushing Jewish Center in 1951. Carole Greene and Cantor Mermel have three children.

Lois Greene graduated from the University of Connecticut in 1955. In 1956, she married Gerald E. Stone who graduated from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine in 1957. Lois attended graduate school at Columbia University Teachers College. Mrs. Stone has written extensively and her articles and poetry have been published in a variety of newspapers, journals, and books. She writes about her childhood experiences and reflections of being a Jewish American woman. They have three children, Sheryl, David, and Alan. She also has been both a high school and a college teacher. After marrying in 1956, Lois and Gerald lived in Tennessee for two years while he completed medical school and his first year medical residency.

Joyce Greene married David Rose and they have three children. She taught elementary school. There are very few materials in the collections pertaining to Joyce.

4th generation: Alan Stone, the oldest of the Stone children, was born in 1959. He graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Pennsylvania, then earned his MD from Upstate Medical Center in Syracuse. He married Tamar Brooks in 1985 and they became Hasidim. His legal name changed to Aaron Leib when becoming Lubavitch. Aaron Leib's wife, Tamar Brooks Stone, has a Master's in Human Development which she earned while Aaron was doing some of his medical residency after getting his medical degree. They have ten children, Chana Miriam, Binyamin Eliezer, Shumel, Devorah Leah, Rivka, Ester, Sara, Rochel, Menachem Mendel, and Shaina Bracha and live in Brooklyn.

Sheryl Stone, the second oldest, was born in 1960. She graduated from both the University of Pennsylvania and the Barry University receiving a BA in psychology with Phi Beta Kappa from Penn, and a BS in nursing from Barry; both degrees were Summa Cum Laude. She married Stanley F. Clay in 1986. Stanley F. Clay is a Supervisor of Aircraft Maintenance. His undergraduate degree and master's courses focused on aircraft structures. They have two children, David and Jennifer and live in Mason, Ohio.

David Stone, the youngest, was born in 1963. He graduated from Syracuse University, earning a BS and works as a CPA. He is currently Vice-President and Chief Accounting Officer for a large commercial real estate developer. In 1990, he married Kathleen Matthews. Kathleen Matthews Stone was a secretary before marriage to David, and has an Associates Degree from Alfred University. They have three children, Kevin, Elaina and Julia. They live in Pittsford, N.Y.

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Scope and Content Note

The Metz, Greene, Stone family papers contain correspondence, birth and wedding certificates, diplomas, photographs, audio and video recordings, diaries, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, and ephemera. The core of the collection consists of correspondence and photographs of the Greene family members from 1929 to 1960.

The collection is a valuable resource to researchers studying suburban Jewish American families, specifically women's roles at home and in the community. Lois Greene Stone has donated the collection and provides notes explaining the different items within the collection. It also serves as a resource for studying the history of Queens, New York and Jewish Community Centers from the 1930s to the 1960s.

Highlights of the collection include the extensive photographic documentation of the Greene family, specifically the Greene family women. The collection is particularly strong in images of confirmations, graduations, and weddings.

The collection has many materials relating to Carole and Lois' childhood, but lacks materials pertaining to Joyce Greene. Also, there are few photographs documenting the Greene family celebrating religious and national holidays.

Please note, links to the digital versions of Carole Greene's confirmation and wedding photo albums are included (Series III, OS Box 13 and 14) in the finding aid as well as a link to a selection of photographs that have been digitized (Series III, Box 8 to 10).

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Arrangement

The collection is arranged in five series, as described below:

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Access and Use

Access Restrictions

The collection is open to all researchers by permission of the Director of Library and Archives of the American Jewish Historical Society, except items that are restricted due to their fragility.

Use Restrictions

Information concerning the literary rights may be obtained from the Executive Director of the American Jewish Historical Society. Users must apply in writing for permission to quote, reproduce or otherwise publish manuscript materials found in this collection. Please note that Mrs. Lois Greene Stone owns the rights to literary works she has authored. For more information contact:
American Jewish Historical Society, Center for Jewish History, 15 West 16th Street, New York, NY, 10011
email: reference@ajhs.org

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Related Material

Lois Greene Stone has donated family materials to the following institutions:
Ameican Jewish Historical Society
ARTISANworks
Atlanta Historical Society
Baker-Cederberg Museum & Archives
Bayside High School, NYC Dept of Education
Berkshire Historical Society
The Bill Memorial Library (Groton)
Binghamton University, SUNY
Brooklyn Historical Society
California Historical Society
The Corning Museum of Glass (included wedding-gift glass stemware)
Connecticut Historical Society Museum & Library
The Costume Institute
Dutchess County Historical Society
Franklin D. Roosevelt Library
Folger Shakespeare Library
Georgia Historical Society
The Historical Assoication of Southern Florida
The Historic New Orleans Collection
The Historical Society of Washington, D.C.
International Museum of Photography (George Eastman House)
The Jazz Archive
The Ledyard Historical Society
Metropolitan Historical Commission (Nashville)
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Monroe County Medical Society
Nevada State Museum and Historical Society
Onondaga County Public Library
Onondaga Historical Association
The New York Historical Society
The New York Public Library
The New Jersey Historical Society
Pike County Historical Society
Pittsford Historian
Queens Historical Society
Queens Museum of Art
Rochester Historical Society
Rochester General Hospital
Rochester Public Library
Shippensburg University
The Strong Museum
The Smithsonian Institution
Syracuse University Library
Toronto Public Library
Town of Pittsford
University of Connecticut
University of New Hampshire Milne Special Collections and Archives
University of Rochester Edward G. Miner Library
University of Wisconsin-Madison Archives
U.S. Coast Guard Museum
Vanderbuilt University
Vermont Historical Society
Virginia Historical Society
Warner Brothers Historical Foundation
Yale University Library

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Preferred Citation

Published citations should take the following form:
Identification of item, date (if known); Metz-Greene-Stone family papers; P-587; box number; folder number; American Jewish Historical Society, Boston, MA and New York, NY.

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Acquisition Information

Lois Greene Stone donated her family's materials throughout the years 1988-1998, and donated additional photographic materials and ephemera in 2002, 2006, 2009, and 2013.

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Access Points

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Container List

The following section contains a detailed listing of the materials in the collection.

 

Series I: Greene family, undated, 1921, 1923, 1929-1930, 1934, 1940-1950s

English, Hebrew.
Boxes 1-3.
Arrangement:

Chronological and by document type.

Scope and Content:

This series is comprised of Marion Metz Greene's autograph book from Evander Childs High School (Box 3), correspondence between members of the Greene family, Lois Greene's childhood diaries, and materials pertaining to the Flushing Jewish Community Center where Leo A. Greene was president and Marion served as president of the ladies guild (Box 2). Within the JCC materials are a letter from Lois Greene to her father requesting, on behalf of her confirmation class, to be confirmed (Box 2, Folder 8) as well as speeches and newsletters written by Leo. Correspondence include love letters written by Marion and Leo before and during their marriage, letters from Lois' parents during her first years as a student at the University of Connecticut, and expressions of grief between Lois, Carole, and Marion after Leo died suddenly at the age 45 in 1954 (Box 1, Folder 1-3). The series also contains materials from Lois summer camp, Camp Watitoh in Becket, Massachusetts, including a yearbook and an advertisement for a horseshow illustrated by Lois (Box 2, Folder 6). Included in the collection is Lois' copy of The Three Pillars: A Book for Jewish Women published by the Women's League of the United Synagogue of America. Other materials include Carole and Lois school yearbooks.

BoxFolderTitleDate
1 1 Marion Metz Greene and Leo Greene Correspondence 1929-1930
1 2 Marion Metz Greene and Leo Greene Correspondence 1930-1951
1 3 Correspondence of the Greene Family 1950s-1970s
1 4 Leo Greene's Professional Correspondence 1949-1954
1 5 General Correspondence 1940s, 1966, 1994
1 6 Leo Greene's Business Card and Monogrammed Handkerchiefs undated
BoxFolderTitleDate
2 1 Lois Greene's Baby Diary and Birth Announcement for Lois 1934-1935
2 2 Lois Greene's School Assignments, Writings, Recital Programs 1940-1950s
2 3 Lois Greene's 8th Grade Yearbook 1946
2 4 Lois Greene's Show Log 1945-1946
2 5 Lois Greene's Diary (Photocopied version, original in Box 19, Folder 2) 1946
2 6 Camp Watitoh, Becket, Massachusetts Materials (see OS Box 18, Folder 2) undated, 1950-1951
2 7 Lois Greene's School Identification Cards, Certificates from High School and College undated, 1942, 1948-1951
2 8 Flushing Jewish Center Bulletins, Newsletters, Correspondence, and Articles 1950s
2 9 Flushing Jewish Center Speeches by Leo Greene 1950s
2 10 Invitations and Certificates Presented to Leo A. Greene undated, 1942, 1951
2 11 Newspaper Clippings 1930
2 12 Marion and Leo A. Greene's Wedding Invitation 1930, 1954
2 13 Leo and Marion's Deed to Burial Plots in Mr. Ararat Cemetery undated, 1954
BoxFolderTitleDate
3 1 Marion Metz's Autograph Album June 1921
3 1 Marion Metz's 1923 Evander Childs High School Autograph Album 1923
3 2 Marion Greene's The Form of Prayers for the Feast of New-Year According to the Custom of the German and Polish Jews, English and Hebrew 1900
3 2 The Three Pillars: Thought, Worship and Practice for Jewish Woman, Book Owned by Lois Greene 1946
3 3 Carole Greene's Junior College of Bergen County Yearbook 1950
3 4 Lois Greene's Bayside High School Yearbook 1951
3 5 Writings by Carole Greene 1964-1966, 1978
3 6 General Correspondence Carol Greene 1952, 1963, 2004
3 7 Carole Greene and Bennet Mermol Wedding Dinner Program and Carole Greene's Birth Announcement 1931-1952, 1964
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Series II: Stone family, undated, 1936, 1954-1956, 1960-2005

English.
Boxes 4-7b.
Arrangement:

Chronological and by document type.

Scope and Content:

Lois Greene Stone is the daughter of Marion and Leo A. Greene. In 1956, she married Gerald E. Stone and they have three children, Sheryl, David, and Alan. Lois Greene Stone has donated many of her family's photographs, documents, and ephemera to museums and historical societies and the series contains deeds of gift and correspondence from the places she donated to from the 1970s to 2013, in addition to newspaper clippings reflecting these donations. The series contains correspondence between Lois and Gerald from 1955 to 1956, the year before they were married as well as correspondence between Marion Greene and the Stone family. Also within the series are the Stone's wedding invitation and ketubah, awards, certificates and diplomas awarded to Dr. Gerald E. Stone, Lois' teaching certifications, copies of articles and poems she has written (both published and unpublished), and a receipt from The Squire delicatessen listing food that was served for Alan Stone's Pidyon Ha'ben.

BoxFolderTitleDate
4 1 Correspondence to Lois Greene from Gerald E. Stone September-October 1955
4 2 Correspondence to Lois Greene from Gerald E. Stone December 1955
4 3 Correspondence to Lois Greene from Gerald E. Stone February 1956
4 4 Correspondence to Lois Greene from Gerald E. Stone April 1956
4 5 Correspondence to Lois Greene from Gerald E. Stone May 1956
4 6 Correspondence to Lois Greene from Gerald E. Stone September 1956
4 7 Correspondence to Gerald E. Stone from Lois Greene September 1955
4 8 Correspondence to Gerald E. Stone from Lois Greene October 1955
4 9 Correspondence to Gerald E. Stone from Lois Greene October 1955
BoxFolderTitleDate
5 1 Correspondence to Gerald E. Stone from Lois Greene November 1955
5 2 Correspondence to Gerald E. Stone from Lois Greene November 1955
5 3 Correspondence to Gerald E. Stone from Lois Greene December 1955
5 4 Correspondence to Gerald E. Stone from Lois Greene January 1956
5 5 Correspondence to Gerald E. Stone from Lois Greene February-March 1956
5 6 Correspondence to Gerald E. Stone from Lois Greene April 1956
5 7 Correspondence to Gerald E. Stone from Lois Greene May 1956
5 8 Correspondence to Gerald E. Stone from Lois Greene May 1956
5 9 Correspondence to Gerald E. Stone from Marion and Joyce Greene 1955-1956
BoxFolderTitleDate
6 1 Correspondence of Greene and Stone families 1960-1990s
6 2 Ketubah of Lois Greene and Gerald E. Stone June 10, 1956
6 3 Lois and Gerald E. Stone's Wedding Invitation, Napkin and Matchbook 1956
6 4 Invitations 1951-1990, 2006-2013
6 5 Gerald E. Stone's Awards, Certificates 1949-1977
6 6 Gerald E. Stone's Military Records 1961
6 7 Invitation, Photographs, Prayer for Pidyon Ha-Ben for Kevin William Stone 1992
BoxFolderTitleDate
6 8 Kevin William Stone's Bar Mitzvah Program and Menu April 9, 2005
6 9 Report Cards, Recital Programs 1959-1960, 1972, 1975, 1984, 1987
6 10 Newspaper Articles 1956-2001
BoxFolderTitleDate
6 11 Laminated Newspaper Articles 1950-2006
6 12 1936 Cemetery Agreement of the Wertensteins, Lois G. Stone's Grandparents-in-law 1936
BoxFolderTitleDate
6a 1 Writings by Lois Greene Stone 1947-1963
6a 2 Articles by Lois Greene Stone (see oversized materials in Box 18, Folder 1) undated, 1950, 1961, 1979, 1990, 1992, 1994, 1996, 2013
6a 3 Lois Greene Stone's Teaching Certificates, Graduation Program from University of Connecticut 1955-1981
6a 4 Lois Greene Stone's Professional Correspondence, Articles Written about her 1972-1973, 1982, 1998, 2006-2009
6a 5 Poems by Lois Greene Stone 1970-2004
BoxFolderTitleDate
7 1 Marion Metz Greene Ephemera: Drivers' License, Passport, Contents of Wallet undated, 1954
7 2 Lois Greene Stone's Pins, Felt Purse, and Ephemera undated, 1949
7 3 Cards, Printed Materials, Certificates undated, 1974
7 4 Gerald E. Stone's Diploma from Vanderbilt University 1954
7 5 Misc. undated, 1951, 1969
7 6 Gerald E. Stone's Framed Certificate of Service from the United States Public Health Service undated
7 7 Painting on Wood by Lois Greene 1944
7 8 Ephemera Gerald and Lois' Children 1981-1982
7 9 Ephemera Gerald and Lois' Granchildren 2008-2013
7 10 Articles Published by Jennifer Clay 2005-2011
BoxFolderTitleDate
7a 1 Lois Greene Stone Donations: A 1988-2007, 2013
7a 2 Lois Grenne Stone Donations: B 1995-1997, 2001-2004, 2009-2011
7a 3 Lois Greene Stone Donations: C 1989, 2008, 2011-2012
7a 4 Lois Greene Stone Donations: F-G 1988, 1991-2005, 2012-2013
7a 5 Lois greene Stone Donations: H 1990-2001, 2008-2013
7a 6 Lois Greene Stone Donations: J-L 2000-2004, 2008-2009
7a 7 Lois Greene Stone Donations: M-O 1994-1995, 2008-2009, 2013
7a 8 Lois Greene Stone Donations: N 1990-1991, 1999, 2004-2013
7a 9 Lois Greene Stone Donations: P-Q 1989-1991, 1995-1997, 2000-2001, 2013
7a 10 Lois Greene Stone Donations: R-S 1993-1999, 2007-2009, 2011-2012
7a 11 Lois Greene Stone Donations: Strong Museum 1989-1998
7a 12 Lois Greene Stone Donations: Strong Museum 1999-2012
BoxFolderTitleDate
7b 1 Lois Greene Stone Donations: Smithsonian Institution 1973-1988
7b 2 Lois Greene Stone Donations: Smithsonian Institution 1989-2010
7b 3 Lois Greene Stone Donations: T-Y 1971-1972, 1988-1989, 1992-2006
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Series III: Photographs, undated, 1910-2005

Boxes 8-15a.
Arrangement:

Chronological.

Scope and Content:

William Metz was a professional photographer. He owned a photography studio, Metz Studios, located on Pitkin Avenue in Brooklyn. The majority of the Greene family portraits and photographs of Marion as a child were taken by him. Box 8, folders 1 and 2, are photographs of Marion Metz as a child and young women. The photographs capture her in a variety of poses and costumes at Metz Studios. Other photographs capture Marion with friends at her sweet sixteen birthday and at the beach. Note the series contains the confirmation albums of Carole and Lois as well as Carole and wedding albums at the Flushing Jewish Community Center (OS 13, 14, 15). A link to a sampling of photographs within this collection is also provided.

This series also contains snapshots that document the Greene and Stone families from the 1930s to 2005 (Box 8, folders 6-8). Many of the snapshots document the Greene family at their home in Queens as they sit in the yard, pose next to the house, or inside their home. Other snapshots show Lois at Camp Watitoh Becket, Massachusetts, Marion vacationing at Miami Beach, and photographs of New Year's Eve celebrations.

The series also contains snapshots of the Stone family. The majority of the Stone family snapshots document Lois and Gerald's children and grandchildren celebrating holidays, graduations, weddings and birthdays.

BoxFolderTitleDate
8 1 Marion Metz, Photographs 1910-1940s
8 2 Marion Metz, Photographs 1910-1920s
8 3 Greene Family, Photographs 1930s
8 4 Greene Family, Photographs 1940s
8 5 Greene and Stone Families, Photographs 1950s
8 6 Snapshot Photographs 1930s-1950s
8 7 Snapshot Photographs 1930s-1990s
BoxFolderTitleDate
9 1 Carole Greene Photographs circa 1938-1950
9 2 Photographs from Carole Greene's Apartment 1930s-1990s
9 3 Photographs of Lois Greene 1940s-1980s
9 4 Lois Greene Stone Wedding Photograph and Announcement 1956
9 5 Marion Metz Greene's Vacation Photographs 1960s
9 6 Upsherenish of Binyamin Eliezer Stone Photograph July 25, 1994
9 7 Photographs of Lois Greene Stone's Children and Grandchildren 1980-2005
BoxFolderTitleDate
9a 1 Sheryl Stone and Stanley Clay's Wedding Album July 27, 1986
9a 2 Alan Stone and Tamar Brook's Wedding Album May 5, 1985
9a 3 David Stone and Kathleen Matthews' Wedding Album October 21, 1990
BoxFolderTitleDate
10 1 Carole Greene's Scrapbook, 1st 10 pages 1940s
10 2 Carole Greene's Scrapbook, Photographs from pages 11, 12 1940s
10 3 Carole Greene's Scrapbook, pages 13-20 1940s
10 4 Carole Greene's Scrapbook, pages 21-26 1940s
10 5 Carole Greene's Scrapbook, Photographs from Last 2 Pages 1940s
10 6 Carole Greene's Scrapbook, Loose Photographs and Leather Patch 1940s
10 7 Carole Greene's scrapbook (covers) 1940s
10 8 Carole Greene's Baby Photo Album (photocopied version) 1930s
10 9 Carole Greene's Photo Album (Photocopied Version, Original is RESTRICTED, OS Box 12, Folder 1) circa 1930s
10 10 Carole Greene's Wedding Photographs 1952
10 11 Carole Greene's Baby Photo Album 1931
BoxFolderTitleDate
11 1 Negatives (RESTRICTED)
11 2 Negatives (RESTRICTED)
BoxFolderTitleDate
12 (OS) 1 Carole Greene's Photo Album (RESTRICTED, See Box 10, folder 9 for photocopied version) circa 1930s
12 (OS) 2 Photo Album of Greene Family undated, 1931
12 (OS) 3 Leo A. Greene Photo Album Compiled by Marion Greene undated
BoxFolderTitleDate
13 (OS) Carole Greene's Confirmation Photo Album 1945
BoxFolderTitleDate
14 (OS) Carole Greene's Wedding Album June 1, 1952
BoxFolderTitleDate
15 (OS) Lois Greene Confirmation Photo Album June 6, 1948
BoxFolderTitleDate
15a(OS) Lois Greene and Gerald Stone's Wedding Album June 10, 1956
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Series IV: Audio and video, undated, 1949-1950, 1952-1953, 1956, 1959, 1972, 1976, 1992, 1995-1996, 2000, 2005

Boxes 16-17a.
Scope and Content:

This series contains audio and video materials of the Greene and Stone families. Included in the materials are ¼ audio recordings of Lois Greene's sixteenth birthday, Lois and Carole Greene's wedding, and Alan and David Stone's bar mitzvah. Also, the series contains VHS recordings of Sheryl, Alan, and David's families celebrating holidays and bris. Audio-visual materials not yet available for research.

BoxFolderTitleDate
16 1 ¼ in. Audio Tape Recording of a Party for Leo A. Greene Business Promotion; Hanukah/Christmas Activities with Leo Narrating undated
16 2 78 rpm Record Recording of Lois Greene Singing "That's My Weakness Now" October 1949
16 3 ¼ in. Audio Tape Tecording undated
16 4 33 1/3 rpm Record Recording of Lois Greene's Opinion of What Makes a Woman Beautiful and Narrating a Tale called Mr. Rat March 2, 1953
16 5 ¼ in. Audio Tape Recording of Lois Greene Rehearsing Speech Delivered at Bayside High, Bayside, New York undated
16 6 ¼ in. Audio Tape Recording of the Greene family Performing in their Home undated
16 7 ¼ in. Audio Tape Recording of Lois Greene's Sweet 16 Birthday Party April 1950
16 8 ¼ in. Audio Tape Recording of Bennet Mermel with Amato Opera in New York undated
16 9 ¼ in. Audio Tape Recording of Carole Greene's Wedding to Cantor Bennet Mermel at the Flushing Jewish Center June 1, 1952
16 10 ¼ in. Audio Tape Recording of Lois and Gerald E. Stone's Wedding 1956
16 11 ¼ in. Audio Tape Recording of Alan L. Stone at 18 Months 1959
16 12 Audio Cassette Recording of Alan L. Stone's Bar Mitzvah January 22, 1972
16 13 Audio Cassette Recording of David Stone's Bar Mitzvah November 13, 1976
BoxFolderTitleDate
17 1 VHS Bris of Binyamin Eliezer Stone, Son of Aaron L. Stone undated
17 2 VHS The Story of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob February 1992
17 3 VHS Bris of Kevin William Stone, Son of David and Kathleen Stone May 1992
17 4 VHS Footage of Gerald E. and Lois Greene Stone's Children and Grandchildren December 1995
17 5 VHS Naming Ceremony of Elaina Sarah Stone, Daughter of Kathleen and David Stone October 1996
17 6 VHS Bar Mitzvah service of David F. Clay, Son of Sheryl Stone Clay and Stanley F. Clay May 6, 2000
17 7 VHS Bar Mitzvah of Kevin William Stone, Son of David and Kathleen Stone April 9, 2005
BoxFolderTitleDate
17a 1 Home Movies on DVD 1930-1981
17a 2 Stone Family Slides on Flashdrive 1960-1994
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Series V: Oversized materials, newspaper articles, and scrapbooks, undated, 1930, 1946, 1948, 1950, 1961, 1979, 1990, 1992, 1994, 1996

English, Hebrew.
Boxes 18-19.
Scope and Content:

This series contains oversized items separated from the first three series. Included in the series are newspaper articles about the Greene and Stone family as well as articles written by Lois Greene Stone. Also within the series is Marion and Leo Greene’s ketubah from 1930 and Gerald’s E. Stone’s Vanderbilt University Honor Medical Society certificate. The series holds duplicate photographs of the Greene family from 1930’s and 1940’s and a scrapbook of Carole Greene containing high school commencement programs, newspaper clippings, birthday cards and postcards from different trips she took.

BoxFolderTitleDate
18 (OS) 1 Photocopied Newspaper Articles about the Greene and Stone Family. Articles Written by or about Lois Greene Stone. undated, 1950, 1961, 1979, 1990, 1992, 1994, 1996
18 (OS) 2 Photographs undated, 1948
18 (OS) 3 Engagement Certificate undated
18 (OS) 4 Tillie Marion Metz and Leo A. Greene’s Ketubah 1930
18 (OS) 5 Newspaper Articles undated, 1950, 1961, 1979, 1990, 1994, 1996
18 (OS) 5 Gerald E. Stone’s Vanderbilt University Honor Medical Society Certificate 1957
18 (OS) 5 Article in the New London Connecticut Evening Day titled, “New Class of Future Cadets Goes Through First Day Paces at the CGA” about Gerald E. Stone July 11, 1961
BoxFolderTitleDate
19 (OS) 1 Carole Greene’s Scrapbook undated
BoxFolderTitleDate
19 (OS) 2 Diary of Lois Greene (RESTRICTED. Photocopied version in Box 2, Folder 5) 1946
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