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Joseph E. Berman Papers

Identifier: Mss 078


Researchers studying the Joseph E. Berman Papers will gain insight into Jewish life in Atlanta during the early 20th century. All material is arranged in alphabetical order by subject and chronologically within each folder. Joseph E. Berman was City Council for the 4th Ward of the City of Atlanta from 1931-1935. He actively participated in the planning and implementation of improvements at Candler Field in Atlanta. The collection includes information on Candler field, newspaper clippings, correspondence, and a scrapbook.


  • Creation: Majority of material found within 1925 - 1935

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Biographical / Historical

Joseph E. Berman was born in Camilla, Georgia on July 3, 1900, and attended school at the University of Georgia. He began practicing law in Atlanta in 1921. He was elected to the Atlanta Board of Aldermen in 1928. He was past president of the Lexington Chamber of Commerce, a vice president of the Rotary Club, a member of Manassah Lodge of B'nai B'rith and the National Food Brokers Association. He was past president of the Reserve Officers Association of Mississippi and a member of its National Council. He was a member of the Temple in Lexington, Mississippi and of Phi Epsilon Pi fraternity. He was killed in a plane crash in Hendersonville, N.C., on July 19th, 1967.


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All material is arranged in alphabetical order by subject and chronologically within each folder.

Joseph E. Berman Papers, Mss 78
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Repository Details

Part of the William Breman Jewish Heritage Museum Repository

1440 Spring St. NW
Atlanta Georgia 30309 United States