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.
Consisting of a large number of family photographs, documents and various correspondence, the Abe Mirvish Photograph and Document Series depicts various aspects of Jewish life, such as religious ceremonies (bat mitzvahs) and weddings, as well as every-day life of the Mirvish family. Also included are images of Rabbi Moses Chaim Mirvish while studying, as well as attending the opening ceremony of the Beit Hamedrash in Vredehoek around the 1930s. A small bonus included is a hand-drawn map of a shtetl in Plungian, Russia.
Photograph of Edmund Cress; Dr Israel (Issy) Mirvish; Esther Mirvish (nee Misnun); Dr Louis Mirvish; and Hilda Mirvish (nee Harris). Taken at a Pesach sedar at Edmund Cress and Gillian Cress (nee Mirvish)'s house on the 13th of April 1974.