Alex and Irma Greenthal Papers, 1894-1978

Summary Information
Title: Alex and Irma Greenthal Papers
Inclusive Dates: 1894-1978

  • Greenthal, Alex
  • Greenthal, Irma
Call Number: Milwaukee Mss 144; PH 3969

Quantity: 0.2 c.f. (1 archives box) and 94 photographs

Archival Locations:
UW-Milwaukee Libraries, Archives / Milwaukee Area Research Ctr. (Map)
Wisconsin Historical Society (Map)

Miscellaneous biographical and family materials of Alex and Irma Greenthal, Jewish residents of Milwaukee, Wis. Included are two brief diaries (1903-1909), a 1904 record book of the “O.L.J. Club,” certificates, clippings, letters, and invitations. Photographs (ca. 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.


Forms part of the Wisconsin Jewish Archives.

Language: English

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Related Material

Additional correspondence of Irma Greenthal can be found in the Lizzie Black Kander Papers.

Administrative/Restriction Information
Acquisition Information

Presented by Irma and Alex P. Greenthal in Milwaukee, Wisconsin in 1978. Accession Number: M78-662, M78-663

Processing Information

Processed by Cindy Knight on November 29, 1991.

Contents List
Milwaukee Mss 144
Box   1
Folder   1
Miscellaneous Certificates, Clippings, Invitations, Letters, 1894-1978
Box   1
Folder   2
Journal of Alex Greenthal, 1903-1907, 1912
Box   1
Folder   3
Journal of Irma (Wetzler) Greenthal, O.L.J. Club, 1904
Box   1
Folder   4
Travel Diary of Irma (Wetzler) Greenthal, 1909
Photographs, 1934-1964, undated
Box   1
Folder   5
PH 3969