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Jews -- Georgia -- Savannah

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 53 Collections and/or Records:

Abraham I. Rosenberg Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 338
Overview Papers and cassette tapes relating to the work of Abraham I. Rosenberg, a rabbi in Savannah, Georgia and Baltimore, Maryland.
Dates: 1924 - 1994

AMIT Women (Savannah, Ga. Chapter) Records

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 357
Scope and Contents The AMIT Women, Savannah Chapter Records consist of five folders containing administrative records of the Savannah chapter. The collection includes meeting agendas, minutes, membership lists, and a brief history of the national organization. The miscellaneous folder includes correspondence and an undated news clipping.
Dates: 1990 - 1996

Ben Smith Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 185
Overview The Smith family settled in Vidalia, Georgia, and opened a shoe store in 1925. The family business flourished into Max Smith’s Department Store. The papers contain correspondence, newspaper clippings, and material related to Congregation beth Israel and the Savannah Hebrew Day School.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1964 - 2001

B’nai B’rith Youth Organization (Savannah, Ga.) Records

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 362
Overview Documents and scrapbooks relating to the Savannah boys’ and girls’ chapters of B’nai B’rith Youth Organization (BBYO), a fraternity and sorority for Jewish high school students.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1936 - 1975

Buchsbaum and Levy Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 345
Overview Documents and clippings relating to the Buchsbaum and Levy families of Savannah, Georgia and New York City.
Dates: 1868 - 2011

Bureau of Jewish Education (Savannah, Ga.) Records

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 391
Overview The financial records of the Savannah Bureau of Jewish Education from 1959-1968. The Bureau of Jewish Education oversaw coordinating the religious education needs for all of Savannah’s Jewish residents. Supported by the Savannah Jewish Council, it was the umbrella organization for a kindergarten, weekday Hebrew school, and a Sunday school.
Dates: 1959 - 1968

Congregation Agudath Achim (Savannah, Ga.) Records

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 351
Overview This collection contains records created by and relating to Congregation Agudath Achim, a synagogue in Savannah, Georgia, that is affiliated with the United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism.
Dates: 1920 - 2008

Congregation B’nai B’rith Jacob (Savannah, Ga.) Records

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 343
Overview Financial records, correspondence, marketing materials, and meeting minutes created by and relating to Congregation B’nai B’rith Jacob (B.B.J.), an orthodox synagogue in Savannah, Georgia.
Dates: 1879 - 1996

Congregation Yeshurun (Savannah, Ga.) Records

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 383
Scope and Contents Researchers examining the Congregation Yeshurun (Savannah, Ga.) Records will gain insight into an orthodox congregation in Savannah, Georgia. The records are arranged in alphabetical order by subject and chronologically within each file.
Dates: 1933 - 1939

David Robinson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 384
Overview David Robinson opened one of the first training schools for radiological technologists in Savannah, Georgia. During his career, he served as President of the Georgia Radiological Society, Chief of Staff at Candler General Hospital in Savannah, and historian of the Georgia Medical Society. The papers include report cards, scrapbook, programs, bulletins, and obituaries.
Dates: 1916 - 1984

Edwin J. Feiler, Jr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 337
Overview Edwin J. Feiler, Jr. served as president of Congregation Mickve Israel from 1978-1980. The records document Feiler's presidency and his participation on various committees. Records in the collection include clippings, Board of Adjunta minutes, committee materials, correspondence, financial records, and presidential reports dating from 1973 to 1986.
Dates: 1973 - 1986

Fannie Marcus Revson Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 298
Overview 5 scrapbooks, 1946 – 1958, consisting of newspaper articles and photographs from Fannie Revson’s Antiques.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1946 - 1958

Gottlieb Food Service Records

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 367
Overview News clippings and menus from Gottlieb’s Bakery and Gottlieb’s Delicatessen and Catering in Savannah, Georgia.
Dates: 1953 - 1996

Guthman-Kahn Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 341
Overview Documents, records, clippings, ephemera, and other papers relating to the lives and families of Jane and Buddy Kahn of Savannah, GA.
Dates: 1870 - 1999

Hadassah (Savannah, Ga.) Records

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 349
Overview This collection contains the records and scrapbooks of the Savannah chapter of Hadassah, the Women’s Zionist Organization of America.
Dates: 1918 - 2001

Hannah Blumenthal Brown Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 356
Scope and Contents This collection contains clippings, correspondence, pamphlets, a scrapbook, postcards, and photographs. Pamphlets include, “Poem on a fragment of a love letter found in a Savannah cemetery”, 1974 by Gene Ellis; two JEA anniversary pamphlets, and a Hebrew Women's Aid Society anniversary pamphlet. Brown attended Camp Perry-Ann in Brevard, North Carolina, in 1927 and her scrapbook and a pamphlet are included in the collection. At the time, Camp Perry-Ann was the only camp in the South exclusively...
Dates: 1900 - 1988

Harmonie Club (Savannah, Ga.) Records

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 336
Overview The Harmonie Club is a Jewish men’s social group that was formed in Savannah, Georgia on September 28, 1865. The records consist primarily of minutes and financial information.
Dates: 1895 - 1978

Hebrew Women’s Aid Society (Savannah, Ga.) Records

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 421
Overview The Hebrew Women’s Aid Society of Savannah Georgia was founded to help the Jewish Community of Savannah Georgia. They kept detail account of their meetings from 1922-1962. The Hebrew Women’s Aid Society collection consist of three detailed record minutes books of their monthly meeting.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1922 - 1962

Henry-Hendricks Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 394
Overview Research conducted by Certified Genealogist Kaye Kole into the Henry-Hendricks Family of Colonial America.
Dates: 1914 - 1998

Henry Levy Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 354
Overview Papers and records relating to Henry Levy’s term as President of Congregation Mickve Israel, Savannah, Georgia.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1791 - 1969; Majority of material found within 1966 - 1969

H.G.H. Society (Savannah, Ga.) Records

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 340
Overview Documents and ledger books relating to the Hebrah Gemiluth Hesed, or “H.G.H. Society,” a social, fraternal, and benevolent society for Jewish men in Savannah, Georgia.
Dates: 1889 - 1991

Horovitz Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 398
Overview Papers, scrapbooks, legal documents, and newspaper clippings relating to members of the Horovitz Family of Savannah, Georgia.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1920 - 1972

Irwin B. Giffen JEA Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 396
Overview Materials collected by Irwin B. Giffen in his capacity as the Executive Director of the Jewish Educational Alliance in Savannah, Georgia.
Dates: 1916 - 1987

Itzkovitz Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 348
Overview The Itzkovitz (also Iczkovitz) family has been part of the Jewish community in Savannah, Georgia, since the late 1890s. Charles Itzkovitz (1877-1930) and Mollie Friedman (1876-1936) came to the United States from Russia in the last quarter of the 19th Century. The items in this collection consist of clippings, telegrams, greeting cards, and other materials collected by Itzkovitz family members from the 1890s to 1994.
Dates: 1890 - 1994

Jack M. Levy Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 401
Overview Jack M. Levy was the long-time president of the Savannah Jewish Federation and Jewish Educational Alliance. This collection includes his personal papers.
Dates: 1928 - 1972

JEA Women’s Club (Savannah, Ga.) Records

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 389
Overview The records of the Women’s Club of the Jewish Educational Alliance in Savannah, Georgia, from 1922 to 1987.
Dates: 1922 - 1987

Jewish Educational Alliance (Savannah, Ga.) Records

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 352
Overview The Jewish Educational Alliance (JEA) was chartered August 2, 1912 to meet the leisure and Americanization needs of the Jewish community in Savannah. The Jewish Educational Alliance (JEA) records consist of scrapbooks, board records, financial records, committee records, building construction and renovation records, men's club records, photographs, scrapbooks, slides, videotapes, and audio cassettes dating from 1920 to 2007.
Dates: 1915 - 2008

Josephine Cranman Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 365
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a scrapbook created by Josephine Hirsch during her senior year at Savannah High School in 1922. It includes autographs, autobiographical inscriptions, clippings, calling cards, photographs, programs, dance cards, and other ephemera.
Dates: 1922

Kaye and Don Kole Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 346
Overview Documents, invitations, and announcements relating to Kaye and Don Kole of Savannah, Georgia, and Kaye Kole’s book The Minis Family in Georgia.
Dates: 1955 - 2010