David and Virginia Hein Family Papers
Scope and Contents
Researchers studying the David and Virginia Hein Family Papers will gain insight into Jewish life in Atlanta, Georgia, during the 20th century. The papers are arranged in alphabetical order by subject and chronologically within each folder.
- Majority of material found within 1912 - 2005
Conditions Governing Access
There are no restrictions on accessing material in this collection.
Conditions Governing Use
Copyright restrictions may apply. Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright. Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository and the copyright holder.
Biographical / Historical
David Edward Hein was born in 1923 in Atlanta, Georgia. He graduated Boys' High School in 1941, attended Northwestern University, and earned both his Bachelor of Arts and Medical Degree from Emory University. He married Virginia Herzog (b. 1926 in Mississippi), a historian and college professor, in 1947. He was Assistant Resident and Chief Resident at Grady Memorial Hospital from 1952-1954. He was in private practice specializing in Gastroenterology from 1954 until his retirement in 1994. He passed away in Atlanta on June 16, 2005 at age 82.
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Language of Materials
Dr. David Hein was a gastroenterologist born in 1923 in Atlanta, Georgia. The collection consists of correspondence; writings by Dr. David Hein and Dr. Virginia Herzog Hein; genealogical material relating to the Herzog, Blum, Bloch, Bernd, Cohen, Hein and Montag families; and school memorabilia. Of special interest is a journal article written by Dr. Virginia Hein entitled: "The Image of 'A City Too Busy to Hate': Atlanta in the 1960's" for the "Phylon, The Atlanta University Review of Race and Culture."
The papers are arranged in alphabetical order by subject and chronologically within each folder.
- Atlanta (Ga.) Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Emory University Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Grady Memorial Hospital (Atlanta, Ga.) Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Race Relations Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- David and Virginia Hein Family Papers, Mss 175
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Part of the William Breman Jewish Heritage Museum Repository
1440 Spring St. NW
Atlanta Georgia 30309 United States