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Savannah Jewish Archives

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 32 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Kuhr Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 353
Overview Papers of the Kuhr and Wortsman families of Savannah, Ga.
Dates: 1906 - 1972

Levy Jewelers Records

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 366
Overview Levy Jewelers began in 1900 as A. Levy & Son, a watch repair business at 211 West Congress Street across from City Market in Savannah, Georgia. The records consist of scrapbooks and a memoir written by Aaron Levy's daughter, Ida Levy Barnett.
Dates: 1928 - 1948

Louis Alexander Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 335
Overview Louis Alexander was co-owner of Alexander Grocery Company, Inc. and guardian to his cousin Morton Deutsch. The papers include clippings, correspondence, accounting, and legal papers relating to Morton Deutsch and the Alexander Grocery Company, Inc.
Dates: 1930 - 1989

Martin S. and Matiel Roos Leffler Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 402
Overview The personal papers of Martin Leffler, Sr., a Past President of Congregation Mickve Israel.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1762 - 1992

Mordecai Sheftall Cemetery Trustees Records

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 347
Overview In 1773 Mordecai Sheftall, a leader among the Jews of Savannah, Georgia, established a second burial site specifically for the Jewish community. Items contain correspondence, financial records, legal documents, and minutes related to the work of the trustees of the Mordecai Sheftall Cemetery, the care of the cemetery and adjacent property, the establishment of the Hebrew Cemetery Trust Fund, the Mickve Israel Memorial Endowment Fund, and the Mordecai Sheftall Memorial Building.
Dates: 1851 - 1970

Noah Ginsberg Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 344
Overview Letters written from U.S. Army soldier Noah Ginsberg to his family in Savannah, Georgia, during World War II.
Dates: 1942 - 1945

Raskin Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 359
Overview Photocopies of documents and records relating to the Raskin family of Savannah, Georgia, with particular emphasis on attorney Sidney L. Raskin (1916-2011).
Dates: Majority of material found within 1891 - 1997

Sarah (Sadie) Moskovitz Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 397
Overview High school graduation scrapbook of Sarah “Sadie” Moskowitz (1910-1927), of Savannah, Georgia.
Dates: 1927

Savannah Jewish Archives Pamphlet Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 385
Overview This collection was created by the Savannah Jewish Archives during their association with the Georgia Historical Society. The collection includes miscellaneous programs, directories and journals published by multiple Jewish organizations in Savannah.
Dates: 1880 - 2001

Savannah Jewish Federation Records

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 350
Overview This collection contains the records of the Savannah Jewish Federation, an affiliate of the Jewish Federations of North America.
Dates: 1942 - 2008

Savannah Jewish News Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 386
Overview The archives of the Savannah Jewish News (originally the Jewish Alliance), the newspaper of the Jewish community in Savannah, Georgia.
Dates: 1945 - 1947; 1949 - 2017

Solomon Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 355