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Jewish Research and Education - Cuba Family Archives, Finding Aids

Date Span:  1910-2004

Creator:  Sewelowitz Hebrew Free Loan Association

Summary/Abstract:  Sewelowitz Hebrew Free Loan Association - Birmingham Alabama was established in 1910 as the Birmingham Free Loan Society.  It was renamed in 1946 to honor the work of founding member Sam Sewelowtiz. The mission of the organization was to provide interest free loans to members of the Jewish community of Birmingham. The collection consists of minutes, correspondence and financial records.

Quantity/Physical Description: .2 linear feet

Language(s):  English

Repository:  The Cuba Family Archives for Southern Jewish History, The William Breman Jewish Heritage Museum, 1440 Spring Street NW, Atlanta, Georgia 30309.

Restrictions on Access:  There are no restrictions on accessing material in this collection.

Restrictions on Use:  Copyright restrictions may apply.  Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.  Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository and the copyright holder.

Preferred Citation:  Box #, Folder #, Mss 216, Sewelowitz Hebrew Free Loan Association Records, The Cuba Family Archives for Southern Jewish History, The William Breman Jewish Heritage Museum, 1440 Spring Street NW, Atlanta, Georgia 30309.

Arrangement: The records are arranged in alphabetical order by subject and chronologically within each folder.

Biographical/Historical Note:  Sewelowitz Hebrew Free Loan Association - Birmingham Alabama was established in 1910 as the Birmingham Free Loan Society.  It was renamed in 1946 to honor the work of founding member Sam Sewelowtiz. The mission of the organization was to provide interest free loans to members of the Jewish community of Birmingham.

Scope and Content:   Researchers studying the Sewelowitz Hebrew Free Loan Association Records will gain insight into the Jewish community in Birmingham, Alabama. The records are arranged in alphabetical order by subject and chronologically within each folder.

Collection Inventory

Box File Description Date
1 1 Accounts, A-Z 1939-1941
2 Articles of Incorporation (copy) 1910
3 Board members 1956
4 Correspondence 1941-1942, 1969
5 Histories 1958-2004
6 Minutes 1946-1958
7 Promisory notes 1942-1945


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