Object Type: Folder
In root of collection
Jacob Hartmann (1842-1922), a Jewish immigrant from Germany moved to Amityville in 1877. He owned the Suffolk County Bottling Company, harvested ice in the winter, and was an unofficial town record keeper. His collection includes property deeds, mortgage papers and other legal documents from Amityville and the vicinity. The most noteworthy item in the collection from a Jewish historical perspective is the certificate of incorporation for the Breslau Cemetery Hebrew Association established in 1887.
After nearly 70 years of serving the Jewish community of North Bellmore and its surroundings, Temple Beth-El of Bellmore has consolidated with East Meadow Jewish Center to create East Meadow Beth-El Jewish Center (2020).