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Latest Collections

Rubik Family Collection

Collection Holder: South African Jewish Museum Date(s): Undated Last Updated: 2020-08-04
The Rubick collection contains several wedding photographs, taken at two separate wedding ceremonies, of the entire wedding party and the Rubik family members. Also included are various family photographs, including…


Potchefstroom Collection

Collection Holder: South African Jewish Museum Date(s): 1880-1983 Last Updated: 2020-08-04
Consisting of a large number of photographs, the Potchefstroom Collection depicts various aspects of Jewish life, divided into seven sub-series named as General; Business; Marriages; Pioneers Day; Community Involvement; Sports…


Pollak and Wolfson Family Collection

Collection Holder: South African Jewish Museum Date(s): 1923-1977 Last Updated: 2020-08-04
The Pollak and Wolfson Family Collection comprises a number of family photographs, that included cermonies such as weddings, outings, school photographs, portraits and various photographs of family life


Rapeport Meyer Collection

Collection Holder: South African Jewish Museum Date(s): 1848-2007 Last Updated: 2020-08-04
The Opeskin-Fleish family arrived in South Africa at the end of the 1920s. They joined a family member, Clement Fairly in Swartruggens, Western Transvaal. They subsequently moved to Berea Johannesburg.…


Robert Louis Dickman Collection

Collection Holder: South African Jewish Museum Date(s): 1941-1943 Last Updated: 2020-08-04
The Robert Louis Dickman Collection contains photographs of soldiers and an unnamed women, likely Mrs E Dickman. The collection includes a number of correspondence written during World War II


Perlman and Guttwoch Family Collection

Collection Holder: South African Jewish Museum Date(s): [c.1800] -1942 Last Updated: 2020-08-04
The Perlman and Guttwoch Family Photograph Collection comprises a number of family photographs, many dating back to the 1800's and including a few military photographs and portraits


Pamm/Pam and Solomon Collection

Collection Holder: South African Jewish Museum Date(s): 1905-1973 Last Updated: 2020-08-04
The Pam/Pamm & Solomon Collection contains a number of photographs and documents relating to generations of the Pam/Pamm family


Pamm Relatives Collection

Collection Holder: South African Jewish Museum Date(s): 1930-1989 Last Updated: 2020-08-04
The Pam Relatives Collection comprises a number of photographs of generations of the Pam/Pamm family as well as a number of letters written by Abba Eban to members of his…


Pam and Solomon Unidentified Persons Collection

Collection Holder: South African Jewish Museum Date(s): Unknown Last Updated: 2020-08-04
The Pam and Solomon Unidentified Persons Collection comprises a number of cabinet card portraits of largely unnamed persons


Oudtshoorn Collection

Collection Holder: South African Jewish Museum Date(s): [192-]-1982 Last Updated: 2020-08-04
The Oudtshoorn Collection contains a small amount of photographs of the first Hebrew school in the area, including two catalogue cards