Finding aid for the Chaim Landy Family Photographs

Repository: Western Reserve Historical Society
Creator: Landy, Chaim Family
Title: Chaim Landy Family Photographs
Dates: 1904-2006
Extent: 0.20 linear feet (1 container)
Abstract: The Landy family traces its roots to Chaim Ephraim (Landesman) Landy and his wife, Esther Yudovitz, of Kovno, Lithuania. Six of their sons immigrated to the United States between 1880 and 1905. Jacob Landy (1850-1916) settled in Cleveland, Ohio and became the first sofer in the region. He also opened the first Jewish bookstore in Cleveland. The collection consists of approximately 60 black and white individual and group portraits and ten color individual and group portraits.
PG Number PG 569
Location: closed stacks
Language: The records are in English