Αρχείο της Επιχειρηματικής Δραστηριότητας των Εβραίων της Θεσσαλονίκης 1920-1940
- Archive of the business activities of the Jews in Thessaloniki 1920-1940
- Archeio tis Epicheirimatikis Drastiriotitas ton Evraion tis Thessalonikis 1920-1940
Extent and Medium
A hard drive (166 GB).
This exhibition aims to depict the significant activity of the Jewish population in the sectors of trade, small industry, industry and the related services in Thessaloniki, during the inter-war period. Information is drawn from commercial guides of the period, while the exhibition is based on original collectors’ material, such as advertisements, correspondence, photographs, share certificates and a number of objects that were either manufactured or commercially represented by Jewish businessmen. This exhibition, organised by the Jewish Museum of Thessaloniki, demonstrates the enormous range of activity of Jewish businessmen and indicates their domination in sectors such as commercial agencies, retail trade, insurance and several small industries.
Scope and Content
It contains information and archival material for thousands of Jewish and mixed sociétés anonymes (S.A.s) and sole proprietorships.
Conditions Governing Access
No restrictions on access.
Conditions Governing Reproduction
Restrictions on reproduction.
There is an electronic database equipped with a simple- and combined-search engine and is usable only at the museum.
Existence and Location of Originals
The material was exhibited on loan from private collections and then digitized.
Existence and Location of Copies
Evraiko Mouseio Thessalonikis.
English description is written by Vasilis Ritzaleos.
Description is based on information provided by the director of the Museum Ms Erika Perahia.
Dates of Descriptions
Date of creation: 02/07/2013.