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Congregation Mickve Israel (Savannah, Ga.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Gus B. Kaufman Family Papers

Identifier: Mss 135
Abstract Gus B. Kaufman was a native of Columbus, Georgia, but spent most of his life in Macon. His family was active in both Jewish and general community activities in Macon. The collection consists of papers relating to the Atlanta Ballyhoo Club (1935); Congregation Sherah Israel (now Congregation Sha'arey Israel); the Civil War (including Confederate burial records); a history of the Bernd and Bloch families; Congregation Mickve Israel, Savannah, Georgia; a booklet "The Great Migration and the...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1881 - 2003

Kaye and Don Kole Papers

Identifier: Mss 346

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

Identifier: Mss 353

Papers of the Kuhr and Wortsman families of Savannah, Ga.

Dates: 1906 - 1972

Martin S. and Matiel Roos Leffler Family Papers

Identifier: Mss 402

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

Identifier: Mss 347

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