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Notes from Fickel's experience on the Southern Appalachian Mountains.

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A photograph of Leo and Sylvia Finkelstein.

A group photo of a Costume Party held by the Asheville Jewish community.

A conglomeration of papers Leo collected over his lifetime, from newspaper clippings about a bookmobile and his father's death to letters from the Buncombe County library. It includes pictures from the Asheville Lions Club and Leo's years serving the…

Fliers describing important events at the Asheville Jewish Community Center and miscellaneous cards from Phyllis Finkelstein, Leo's daughter.

Information about the history of the conservative Jewish congregation Beth Ha-Tephila. 1991 was the Centennial Anniversary of the huge congregation that started with a handful of people in a small mountain town.

More recent photos of Leo's life and family, including pictures of his grandchildren, house, wife, and dog.

A scrapbook of letter correspondence between Leo and his friends in Asheville and photos from the war. An article by David Schulman tells about Leo's status as an unofficial historian of Asheville and the incredible impact he had on the community.