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Jewish Research and Education - Cuba Family Archives, Finding Aids

Date Span:  1936 - 2000

Creator:  Laura Dinerman

Summary/Abstract:  Sam Dinerman Family Papers, 1936-2000, consisting of a documents certifying Jack Dinerman as a Physical Therapist, 1951-1952; a photograph of Jack Dinerman with a patient in Savannah, Georgia, c.1950s; a portrait of Joseph Dinerman; a photographic copy of a portrait of Joseph Dinerman in his World War II uniform and an original color portrait of Joseph Dinerman; snap shots and aerial photographs taken by Sam Dinerman who served as Chief Photographers Mate as a member of the Anti-Submarine Patrol, c.1943; two voice-o-graph recordings sent by Sam Dinerman to his wife while serving in Korea, 1951; an oral history of Jack Dinerman recounting his war service;  two autograph books of Selma Levetan , 1936-1938, 1939; a booklet from the marriage of Sam Dinerman and Selma Levetan, 1944; confirmation programs and class photographs from Ahavath Achim Congregation, 1964-1966; a yearbook from Commercial High School, 1942; and a publication highlighting the accomplishments of Liane Levetan as Chief Executive Officer of DeKalb County from 1993-2000.

Quantity/Physical Description: .4 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  Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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 257, Sam Dinerman Papers, The Cuba Family Archives for Southern Jewish History, The William Breman Jewish Heritage Museum, 1440 Spring Street NW, Atlanta, Georgia 30309.

Separated Material:  Photos removed to visual arts collection.

Processed by:  Demece Harvey

Arrangement:  All material is arranged alphabetically by subject and chronologically within each folder.

Biographical/Historical Note:  Samuel Meyer Dinerman died Friday, May 14, 2010 following a courageous battle with Lymphoma. He was born June 23, 1920 to Leah and Harry Dinerman in Savannah. He spent his early years there with his five siblings. In 1944 Sam married Selma Levetan, they spent most of their life together in Atlanta where they worked and raised their family. A gifted athlete, Sam excelled in amateur boxing, winning championships in the southeast. Sam served in the US Navy during WWII and the Korean War as a Chief Photographer's Mate. Sam was a professional photographer, opening a studio in Savannah in his early years, and continued his career, ending with the Pentax Corporation, as a regional sales manager. Sam was predeceased by his wife Selma and his grandson Eric Dinerman. He is survived by his children Marshall and Laura Dinerman, Alan and Elaine Dinerman of Atlanta and Lori and Alex Gholson of Philomath, OR.

Scope and Content:  Sam Dinerman Family Papers, 1936-2000, consisting of a documents certifying Jack Dinerman as a Physical Therapist, 1951-1952; a photograph of Jack Dinerman with a patient in Savannah, Georgia, c.1950s; a portrait of Joseph Dinerman; a photographic copy of a portrait of Joseph Dinerman in his World War II uniform and an original color portrait of Joseph Dinerman; snap shots and aerial photographs taken by Sam Dinerman who served as Chief Photographers Mate as a member of the Anti-Submarine Patrol, c.1943; two voice-o-graph recordings sent by Sam Dinerman to his wife while serving in Korea, 1951; an oral history of Jack Dinerman recounting his war service;  two autograph books of Selma Levetan , 1936-1938, 1939; a booklet from the marriage of Sam Dinerman and Selma Levetan, 1944; confirmation programs and class photographs from Ahavath Achim Congregation, 1964-1966; a yearbook from Commercial High School, 1942; and a publication highlighting the accomplishments of Liane Levetan as Chief Executive Officer of Dekalb County from 1993-2000.

Collection Inventory

Box File Description Date
1 1 Chrysler Corporation Turbine Car 1963 – 1988
2 Jack Dinerman 1951 – 2006
3 Joseph Dinerman 1982 - 2000
4 Liane Levetan, Chief Executive Office DeKalb County 2000
5 Program 1943 – 1966
6 Sara M. Levetan 1936 – 1945
7 Selma Levetan Skyscrape Yearbook 1942
8 Voice-O-Graph 1951


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