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Librarian

Bertha Schooler Sohn, American librarian. Member Jewish Genealogical Society Greater Washington, Na'amat-Habira Club (life, co-president 1988-1989), Kappa Delta Pi.

Background

Sohn, Bertha Schooler was born on August 7, 1915 in New York City. Daughter of Jacob Mendel and Ida Sarah (Gatman) Schooler.

Education

Bachelor, Hunter College, 1936. Postgraduate, University Idaho, 1945. Postgraduate, District of Columbia Teacher's College, 1958.

Master of Library Science, Catholic University America, 1961. Postgraduate, Catholic University, 1966.

Career

Secretary, translator, American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee, New York City, 1939-1941;stenographer, District of Columbia Social Security Board, Washington, 1941-1942;secretary German Department, University Idaho, Moscow, 1944-1945;teacher, District of Columbia Public Schools, Washington, 1958-1960;library, cataloger, Smithsonian Institution Libraries, Washington, 1963-1970;acting head cataloging division, Smithsonian Institution Libraries, Washington, 1970-1973;senior cataloger, Smithsonian Institution Libraries, Washington, 1973-1987;freelance researcher and translator, Washington, since 1987. Volunteer teacher, library Adas Israel Congregation, Washington, since 1988.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • Author: Oral History of An Immigrant Family, 1981. Translator: Dankere, 1992, (manuscript) Kaminits-Podolsk Excerpts, 1990.

Membership

Member Jewish Genealogical Society Greater Washington, Na'amat-Habira Club (life, co-president 1988-1989), Kappa Delta Pi.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: theatre, dancing, folklore, poetry.

Connections

Married Israel Gregory Sohn, June 8, 1941. Children: Vivian Eden, Daniel.

father:
Jacob Mendel Schooler

mother:
Ida Sarah (Gatman) Schooler

spouse:
Israel Gregory Sohn

child:
Vivian Eden Sohn

child:
Daniel Sohn