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  • Mss 340, Hebrah Gemiluth Hesed (H.G.H.) Society Records

    Documents and ledger books relating to the Hebrah Gemiluth Hesed, or H.G.H. Society, a social, fraternal, and benevolent society for Jewish men in Savannah, Georgia. The records date from 1889 to 1991, with the bulk dating between 1924 and 1975. Most of the documents are written in English, but one early ledger (1903-1914), as well as some early copies of the constitution, are written in Yiddish/Germanic Hebrew. The collection includes the original charter as well as various versions of the constitution and by-laws, membership applications, acceptance letters, files dealing with member benefits, documents pertaining to those members who served on the Executive Council, newsletters, clippings, meeting notices, meeting minutes, and documents pertaining to the upkeep of the Society as well as the monetary aspects of member benefits.

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    Savannah (Ga.), Savannah Jewish Archives, Societies and clubs, Hebrah Gemiluth Hesed Society
  • Mss 348, Itzkovitz Family Papers

    This collection consists of clippings, telegrams, greeting cards, photographs, and other materials collected by Itzkovitz family members from the 1890s to 1994. Family members include Charles Itzkovitz (1877-1930), Mollie Friedman Itzkovitz (1876-1936), Ethel Segall Itzkovitz (1908-1985), Isidore Itzkovitz (1904-1997), Charles Itzkovitz (b. 1934), and Jacqueline McLean Itzkovitz. Many of the documents are located in scrapbooks.

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    Savannah Jewish Archives, Savannah (Ga.), Itzkovitz Family
  • Mss 349, Hadassah Savannah Chapter Records

    The Savannah Chapter of Hadassah was chartered on 29 April, 1918 by the Federation of American Zionists but it was not until eight years later, on 28 January, 1926, that Savannah was put on the Hadassah Map. It has existed there continuously since then. Officers were elected at that first meeting, with Mrs. Ida Wilensky serving as the first president. The records consist of minutes, financial records, scrapbooks, and fund-raising kits. National and International Hadassah materials consist of publications, fund-raising documents, conventions, and miscellaneous papers. The Senior Hadassah records consist of minutes, membership lists, financial papers, publications, scrapbooks, and miscellaneous papers. The Shalom Hadassah materials consist of minutes, membership, financial papers, fund-raising documents, scrapbooks, and miscellaneous papers.

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    Jewish women, Hadassah, Zionism, Savannah (Ga.), Savannah Jewish Archives
  • Mss 360, Bernstein and Eisenman Family Papers

    This small collection consists of clippings, correspondence, and loose scrapbook items pertaining to the Bernstein and Eisenman families. The clippings include obituaries and articles written by Abram Bernstein. The articles, written to the editor of the Savannah Morning News City Beat column, relate memories of growing up in Savannah and reminiscences of several local personalities and entertainment spots. Correspondence includes letters between Elizabeth Eisenman Bernstein of Savannah and Betsy Eisenmann of Idaho Falls, Idaho regarding their ancestry and family names. Scrapbook items in the collection include articles and mementos from a reunion of the Savannah High School Class of 1927, and an article on the Chatham Junior High School Class of 1923. Papers in this collection date from 1967 to 1989.

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    Savannah Jewish Archives, Savannah (Ga.), Jews—Georgia—Savannah, Newspapers—Georgia—Savannah

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