Jacob Seymour Locketz papers
Scope and Contents
This collection consists of various materials including photographs, negatives, brochures, travel booklets, correspondence, telegrams, postcards, published propaganda, programs, and pieces of marble.
- Creation: 1912-2011
Conditions Governing Access
Open for use in the Elmer L. Andersen Library reading room.
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Biographical / Historical
Jacob Seymour Locketz (also known by J. Seymour Locketz or just Seymour Locketz) was born February 15, 1918 and passed away November 6, 2017. He was born to Louis and Elizabeth Locketz and had brothers Sidney and Harold. Father Louis owned the Liberty Garment Manufacturing Company, a successful men's garment business in Minneapolis; Seymour and his brothers would eventually become partners in the 1950s. Locketz served in the Persian Gulf during World War II, and appears to have visited Berchtesgaden at some point after liberation to see Berghof in ruins. He was married to Rosalyn (Schmilovitz) and had two children.
0.50 Cubic Feet (1 Hollinger box)
Language of Materials
This collectoin consists of the personal materials of Jacob Seymour Lockets, a Jewish serviceman who fought in World War II.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated to the Jewish Historical Society of the Upper Midwest by Jacob Seymour Locketz in 2004, 2006, and 2011.
- Jacob Seymour Locketz papers, 1912-2011
- Kate Dietrick
- July 2023
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