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Name King, Henry

Associated Records

1998.21.01 - Records

The Kaufman Collection contains information pertaining to the business and personal affairs of Henry Kaufman. Kaufman was a successful advertising executive in the Washington, DC area. Some of the items in the collection showcase his abilities through proposals, articles he wrote, and awards. Personal items include the obituary of his sister and his marriage announcement. Correspondence, business records, newspaper clippings, and a business "blue book" outlining procedure can all be found within the collection.

Image of 1975.01 A - Eternal Light

1975.01 A - Eternal Light

Brass eternal light, installed in Washington Hebrew Congregation's new synagogue in 1898. Donated to the congregation by Caroline King in memory of her late husband, Henry King, Jr. The inscription reads “In memory of H. King Jr. by his wife and children.” Eternal light with rigid rod with foliate and repousse ornamentation; canopy has foliate decoration as well; lighting orb is pierced with floral and naturalistic decoration with rigid pendent that is engraved and reads, "TO THE/MEMORY OF/G. King Jr./BY HIS WIFE/AND/CHILDREN". Made for a wall mount.

Image of 1975.01. B - Eternal Light components

1975.01. B - Eternal Light components

Original parts of the eternal lights that were found grouped together with an attached tag that reads: "This is part of the original WHC Eternal light. Keep it. (?)H.B." The main components are elements of the light when it was originally a ceiling-mounted light, some of which are looped together with wire, along with the note. Brass eternal light, installed in Washington Hebrew Congregation's new synagogue in 1898. Donated to the congregation by Caroline King in memory of her late husband, Henry King, Jr. The inscription reads “In memory of H. King Jr. by his wife and children.” Eternal light with rigid rod with foliate and repousse ornamentation; canopy has foliate decoration as