Posted on June 13th, 2013 by Rachel
In honor of Clark Kent’s Bar Mitzvah Party AND Father’s Day THIS SUNDAY,
we thought: why not highlight a few SUPER gifts available at the shop!?
Are you seeing MAN OF STEEL this weekend?
If you bring in your ticket stub on Sunday, you can get $2 admission!
Also, all fathers will get a special gift if they come and celebrate with us!
So grab your dad and head on over for a Super Sunday at the JMM!
Every Thursday we’ll be highlighting one of the great items in our shop, managed by the lovely Esther Weiner. We hope you’ll come in and take a look! And remember, Museum members get a 10% discount! Interested in making a purchase or just have questions about our inventory? Give Esther a call 410-732-6402 x211 or drop her an email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Posted on February 28th, 2013 by Jennifer
Did you ever think about a museum having pens and pencils in their collection? We do! Sometimes pens or pencils can mark a significant event or they may be evidence of company that no longer exists.
Pen used by Harry Hughes, Governor, in signing House Bill 705, now Chapter 440 of the Acts of the General Assembly of Maryland, 1983. The bill was to restore B'nai Israel Synagogue. Courtesy of Harry Hughes. 1983.51.1.
Pen used by Mayor William Donald Schaefer to sign ordinances for the Jewish Heritage Center, with yellow and black ribbon attached. Pens are attached to an envelope. Courtesy of William Donald Schaefer. 1984.61.1.
Black and gold fountain pen with the initials “M.R.” engraved on it which belonged to Michael Rosenfeld. Michael Rosenfeld was part owner of the New York Clothing House on Baltimore Street near the northeast corner of St. Paul Street. He also operated a factory for men's and boy's clothing and outfitted the streetcar employees, the firemen and the police. Courtesy of Louise Millhauser. 1989.164.1
Two pencils from the American Silk Co. White exterior with advertising. “Est. 1875 See AMERICAN First, 425 4th Ave., N.Y./ American Silk Label (picture of Eagle) MANUFACTURING CO./ WOVEN Labels of Every Description/ Rep. by __ M. Blout/ 110 W. Fayette Street., Baltimore 1, MD. Pencils are sharpened and have brass ends holding the erasers. Courtesy of Philip Kahn. 1991.5.3ab.
One of three pens from the Rogers Avenue Synagogue Brotherhood, Fathers Day, 1984. Gold colored metal, ball points. Courtesy of Morris Cohen. 1993.52.223a.
Unused yellow wooden pencil stamped in black “FROM THE DESK OF MARVIN MANDEL GOVERNOR OF MARYLAND”, 1969-1976. Courtesy of Linda F. and Julian L. Lapides. 1994.63.23.
Sterling silver pen, with push button end for retractable ball point, central portion of cylinder engraved in a decorative design representing the Tribes of Israel, front portion unscrews to change ink refill. Courtesy of William Saxon, Jr. 1994.78.2
White plastic pen with blue details imprinting, Celebrate Israel @ 60 in Baltimore with double-sided pull-out scroll with information about www.israel60baltimore.com and facts about Israel. Courtesy of Duke Zimmerman. 2008.40.1.