Scope and Contents
Researchers studying the Philip Lazarus Family Papers will gain insight into immigration and early Jewish life in Georgia. All material is arranged alphabetically by subject and chronologically within each folder.
- Creation: Majority of material found within 1906 - 1945
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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 Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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.
Philip Lazarus was a Russian immigrant who settled in south Georgia in 1891. He originally moved to Rochelle, GA and married Lena Pearlman of Americus, Georgia. In 1902 they moved to Quitman, Georgia and opened Philip Lazarus & Sons, a general merchandise store.
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Philip Lazarus was a Russian immigrant, born in 1876, who settled in South Georgia in 1891. He originally moved to Rochelle, GA and married Lena Pearlman of Americus, Georgia. In 1902 they moved to Quitman, Georgia and opened Philip Lazarus and Sons, a general merchandise store. Lazarus died on August 5, 1953 in Quitman. The collection consists of indentures, correspondence primarily written by Jake Lazarus to his parents while serving as a soldier during World War II, and the naturalization certificate of Philip Lazarus.
All material is arranged alphabetically by subject and chronologically within each folder.
Finding aid converted to ArchivesSpace format by Ericka Dudley (2020).
- Philip Lazarus Family Papers, Mss 129
- Sandra Berman
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Part of the William Breman Jewish Heritage Museum Repository
1440 Spring St. NW
Atlanta Georgia 30309 United States