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Inventory of the Savitz Brothers Photograph, 1920s-1930s

Descriptive Summary

Abstract: One black and white photograph of the Savitz brothers (Maurice, Isaac, Samuel, and Daniel) taken in St. Matthews, South Carolina, in the late 1920s or early 1930s.
Title: Savitz brothers photograph
Date(s): 1920s-1930s  
Extent: 1 item
(1 folder)
Repository: Jewish Heritage Collection, Special Collections, College of Charleston Libraries
66 George Street
Charleston, SC 29424
Phone: (843) 953-8016
Fax: (843) 953-6319
Call Number: Mss 1034-094
Language of Material: Materials in English

Biographical Note

The Savitz family of St. Matthews, South Carolina, was comprised of Solomon Savitz (1876-1947), his wife Eittel "Ida" Read Savitz (1879-1948), and their four sons: Maurice (1913-2008), twins Isaac (1916-1977) and Samuel (1916-1996), and Daniel (1919-1985).

Collection Overview

This collection consists of one black and white photograph of the four Savitz brothers (Maurice, Isaac, Samuel, and Daniel) standing on a street in St. Matthews, South Carolina. Location believed to be at F.R. Huff Drive near Bridge Street.

Collection Arrangement

Materials are arranged and described at the item level.

Search Terms

The following terms have been used to index this collection in the Library's online catalog. They are grouped by name of person, family, or organization, by topical subject, by place, and by types of material.


    • Savitz family
    • Savitz, Daniel, 1919-1985
    • Savitz, Isaac Sanford, 1916-1977
    • Savitz, Maurice, 1913-2008
    • Savitz, Samuel, 1916-1996


    • Jewish families--South Carolina--Saint Matthews
    • Jews--South Carolina--Saint Matthews


    • St. Matthews (S.C.)

    Types of Material

    • Black-and-white photographs
    • Photographs


    Photograph (3.5 x 6 inches), late 1920s-early 1930s

    Administrative Information

    Access Restrictions

    This collection is open for research.

    Copyright Notice

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    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Savitz brothers photograph, College of Charleston Libraries, Charleston, SC, USA.

    Acquisitions Information

    Gift of Miriam Grayson via Ruth Jacobs.

    Processing Information

    Processed by Anne Bennett, July 2011.

    Encoded by Sarah Dorpinghaus, February 2012.

    Reviewed, edited, and uploaded by Martha McTear, February 2012.

    Funding from the Council on Library and Information Resources supported the processing of this collection and encoding of the finding aid.

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