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Jewish Research and Education - Cuba Family Archives, Finding Aids

Dates:  1922

Creator:  Cranman, Josephine Hirsch, 1904-1994

Summary/Abstract:  This collection contains one scrapbook created by Josephine Roos Hirsch (later Cranman, 1904-1994) upon her graduation from Savannah High School in 1922.

Quantity/Physical Description: 0.2 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  Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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 365, Josephine Cranman Papers, The Cuba Family Archives for Southern Jewish History, The William Breman Jewish Heritage Museum, 1440 Spring Street NW, Atlanta, Georgia 30309.

Acquisition:  Gift of Helen Schmalheiser Cranman, 2001.

Custodial History:  The Josephine Cranman Papers are part of the Savannah Jewish Archives which were transferred from the Georgia Historical Society to the Breman Museum in 2015.

Related Material:  Philip Cranman Papers

Processed by:  Valerie Frey, May 2001; Lindsay Resnick, March 2016

Biographical/Historical Note: Josephine Roos Hirsch was born in Savannah, Georgia on April 2, 1904. Her parents were Solomon Hirsch (b. 1879) and Rose “Rosie” Roos Hirsch (1879-1966), who were married in 1900. She graduated from Savannah High School in 1922 and later Armstrong Junior College (now Armstrong State University). At Armstrong, she was involved in the dramatic group the Armstrong Masquers. Later, she taught second grade at the 37th Street School. In 1946, she married Philip Cranman (1904-1995). She was a lifelong member of Congregation Mickve Israel, belonged to the Congregation Mickve Israel Sisterhood (including three terms as president), served on the Abrams Old Age Home board, and was a member of the Jewish Educational Alliance.

Scope and Content: 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.

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Josephine R. Hirsch scrapbook


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