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Elsas, Jacob, 1842-1932


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Jacob Elsas Family Papers

Identifier: Mss 137
Abstract Jacob Elsas (1842-1932) was the founder of Fulton Bag and Cotton Mills in Atlanta, Georgia. At one time the mill was the largest employer in Atlanta. Papers consist of a personal letter copy book and obituaries of Jacob Elsas founder and owner of Fulton Bag and Cotton Mills, and over 600 letter copies of outgoing correspondence between Jacob Elsas and his business associates and family. Of special interest are: ALS Jacob Elsas to Col. E.C. Hyatt, July 17, 1899 regarding Jewish attendance...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1888 - 1932