The South African Jewish Museum's archives (SAJM) Jewish Digital Archive Project is the digital component of the SAJM archive. It aims to maintain a record of Southern Africa's social, economic and political history. JDAP comprises personal narratives and special collections linked to organizations, local communities, and cultural events.
Photograph of Charlie Epstein circa 1929 seated in front of the Garies hotel (run by the Rosenberg family). Charlie was born 1912 in Ladismith, Western Cape. He left school at the age of 15 to help earn a living for his family. He worked as a shop assistant/clerk in Namaqualand.
Photograph of a group of males at a local cricket event. Pictured here are: Max Rosenberg (top row 3rd left), Jack Pachter (bottom row 2nd right), Petrie Malherbe (front row middle), and Sam Pachter (middle row 4th from left).
Photograph of a group of people standing in line while waiting to receive 'pauper' food rations (7 lbs of wheat a week for each adult) during the poverty-stricken years of the 1930s (the Great Depression).