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  • Tags: pawnbroking

107_cd2_11_pawnsh_M.pdf
A newspaper clipping explaining the struggles of Asheville's first pawnshop after getting loans became significantly easier.

107_cd1_01_bear_M.pdf
This article explains the life of a pawnbroker from bizarre items (like a stuffed bear), rich clients who pay interest just to keep their winter coats safe over the summer, con artists, and a minister who scraped by pawning his Bible every Monday and…

107_02_14_FinancialStatements_1945_1995_M.pdf
A record of Leo's financial statements, what he held in his pawnshop, the interest he charged, and the worth of the items.

107_02_01_02_ScottishRite_LionsClub_ElkClub_M.pdf
Miscellaneous memorabilia including Leo's involvement in the Valley of Asheville Brethren, his epistolary book Letters from Leo, and a Q & A about pawnbroking.

107_01_05_PhotoAlbum_03_ElksClub_M.pdf
Information on Leo's involvement in the community, especially as a member and exalted ruler of the Elk's Lodge. He was also part of the Jewish organization B'nai B'rith and a dedicated member of the Beth Ha-Tephila congregation.