Collection - Alderman Sol Kreiner Collection

Alderman Sol Kreiner, "Aldermen, Councillors and Heads of Department" Alderman Sol Kreiner, "Meet Your Councillor" Alderman Sol Kreiner, "Sol to be one of Cape Town's youngest mayors" Alderman Sol Kreiner, "Cape Town's New Mayor" Alderman Sol Kreiner, "Sol Kreiner is new Deputy Mayor of Cape Town" Alderman Sol Kreiner, "Welcome to the Cape: Keep the Cape in Shape" Alderman Sol Kreiner, "Alderman Sol Kreiner" Alderman Sol Kreiner, "Mayoral Perceptions" Alderman Sol Kreiner, "Council meets on violence / Mayor Kreiner steps down" Alderman Sol Kreiner, "About people who give of themselves"
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Alderman Sol Kreiner Collection

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  • 2022 (Custody)
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    SAJM Jewish Digital Archive Project (JDAP)
  • 2022 (Donation)
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    Sol Kreiner
  • 2022 (Record-keeping activity)
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    Alex Abrahams
  • 2022 (Record-keeping activity)
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    Alex Abrahams
  • 1905-2022 (Collection)
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    Alderman Sol Kreiner Collection

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South African Jewish Museum archives a greatly fascinating collection on Cape Town’s former Mayor (1983 – 1985) Alderman Sol Kreiner. Mr Kreiner was loved and appreciated by the people of Cape Town during his term in office. This collection contains images and newspaper articles from Mr Kreiner’s influential time as Mayor, as well as several letters addressed to him which express admiration for the work he did for the City.
Alderman Sol Kreiner represented Ward 8 – Woodstock, Salt River, Walmer Estate and District Six in Cape Town for 20 years from 1976, where he was responsible for launching a campaign to “stop urban decay”. Before going into politics, he was the sole owner and director of a textile company. He was a self-made man.
Sol Kreiner followed in his brother Louis Kreiner’s footsteps when he became Deputy Mayor and subsequently Mayor of Cape Town. Sol Kreiner’s Mayoralty has been commended for the energetic and unceasing work put in by Sol, who directed the refurbishment of the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront in order to market Cape Town as a tourist destination.
An avid sports fanatic, Sol Kreiner continued to make big contributions to Cape Town after his Mayoralty, when he brought the IAAF Cross Country Championships to Stellenbosch. He also participated in the campaign to bring the Olympics to Cape Town.
Alderman Sol Kreiner has described Cape Town as a city of compassion. “In the recipe of success, the key ingredients are people,” he has said. “I believe that every problem can be solved and I also believe that once you start something, you finish it.”
Alderman Sol Kreiner has met with dozens of high profile people, and shaken hundreds of municipal workers’ hands. South African Jewish Museum is grateful to the donors of this beautiful collection, Mr Sol Kreiner and Mrs Brenda Kreiner. The material is historically insightful for Capetonians and truly inspiring for the Jewish community.

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Unless otherwise stated the copyright of all material on the Jewish Digital Archive Project resides with the South African Jewish Museum.

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