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Jewish Research and Education - Cuba Family Archives, Finding Aids

Dates: 1959-1968

Creator: Bureau of Jewish Education (Savannah, Ga.)

Summary/Abstract: The financial records of the Savannah Bureau of Jewish Education from 1959-1968. The Bureau of Jewish Education oversaw coordinating the religious education needs for all of Savannah’s Jewish residents. Supported by the Savannah Jewish Council, it was the umbrella organization for a kindergarten, weekday Hebrew school, and a Sunday school.

Quantity/Physical Description: 0.4 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  Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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 391, Bureau of Jewish Education (Savannah, Ga.) Records, The Cuba Family Archives for Southern Jewish History, The William Breman Jewish Heritage Museum, 1440 Spring Street NW, Atlanta, Georgia 30309.

Acquisition: 1996

Custodial History: The Bureau of Jewish Education (Savannah, Ga.) Records are part of the Savannah Jewish Archives that were transferred from the Georgia Historical Society to the Breman Museum in 2015.

Separated Material:  Oversize Materials

Related Material: Mss 352, Jewish Educational Alliance (Savannah, Ga.) Records

Processed by: Lindsay B. Resnick, 2017.

Arrangement: This collection is composed of one document case containing twelve folders arranged in chronological order.

Biographical/Historical Note: The Bureau of Jewish Education was founded by the Savannah Jewish Council in approximately 1959. It oversaw three religious schools for the Jewish residents of Savannah – a kindergarten, a weekday Hebrew school, and a Sunday school. Little information can be found on the Bureau, but it is no longer in existence. As of 2017, Congregation Mickve Israel and Congregation Agudath Achim co-sponsor a religious school called the Shalom School, and Congregation B’nai B’rith Jacob sponsors the Hebrew Community School.

Scope and Content: This collection contains twelve folders relating to the financial status of the Bureau of Jewish Education from the 1959-1960 school year to the 1967-1968 school year.

Subject Terms

Jewish religious education.

Jews—Georgia—Savannah.

Savannah (Ga.)

Collection Inventory

Box

File

Description

Date

 

1

1

Charges and Adjustments

1959-1960

 

2

Charges and Adjustments

1960-1961

 

3

Financial statements

1960-1961

 

4

Payroll

1960-1961

 

5

Financial statements

1961-1962

 

6

Charges and Adjustments

1962-1963

 

7

Financial statements

1963-1963

 

8

Financial statements

1963-1964

 

9

Charges and Adjustments

1964-1965

 

10

Financial statements

1964-1965

 

11

Charges and Adjustments

1965-1966

 

12

Charges and Adjustments

1967-1968

 

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