Alex and Irma Greenthal papers, 1894-1978

Greenthal, Alex

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  • Format Mixed Materials; Photos, Drawings, Prints; Sound Recordings
  • Contributors
  • Physical Details
    • 0.2 c.f. (1 archives box) and
    • 94 photographs; plus
    • additions of 1 tape recording
  • OCLC ocn173711981, ocm30864191
  • Finding Aids
    • Register to the processed portion


  • COLLECTION, IN-PART, STORED AT ARC: Collection may be available for transfer through the Area Research Center (ARC) Network, consult Reading Room Staff.


  • Miscellaneous biographical and family materials of Alex and Irma Greenthal, Jewish residents of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Included are two brief diaries (1903-1909), a 1904 record book of the "O.L.J. Club," certificates, clippings, letters, and invitations. Photographs (circa 1885, 1904-1966) show vacation travel, family residences, and images depicting the Greenthal and Wetzler families, including Lizzie Black Kander, maternal aunt of Irma (Wetzler) Greenthal.
  • The processed portion of this collection is summarized above and is described in the register. Additional accessions are described below.


  • Forms part of the Wisconsin Jewish Archives.
  • Additional correspondence of Irma Greenthal can be found in the
  • Presented by Irma and Alex P. Greenthal, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 1978.
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