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Rapeport Meyer Collection

  • Collection
  • 2014-

The Large Rapeport Collection comprises fifteen photograph and document series depicting the lives and events of various families connected to the Rapeport family.

Whenever possible research has been conducted to enrich the information in these collections. If you would like to add any additional information please contact us.

Spanish Flu Collection

  • Collection
  • 2020-

South Africa was the fifth hardest afflicted country worldwide during the Spanish Flu pandemic of 1918 -1919 with most deaths occurring during October 1918. Within the South African Jewish community, at least 1 in every 200 persons died from the Influenza. Most were young adults in their early thirties. Many were breadwinners and many children lost a parent. The documents include death certificates and memorabilia which highlight the devastating effect of the pandemic on the community.

Whenever possible research has been conducted to enrich the information in these collections, if you would like to add any additional information please contact us.