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Stanford Makover Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 180

Scope and Contents

Researchers studying the Stanford Makover Family Papers will gain insight into Jewish life in Atlanta, Georgia. The papers are arranged in alphabetical order by subject and chronologically within each folder.

Dates

  • 1950 - 1983

Creator

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 Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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

Stanford Israel Makover was born in Baltimore, Maryland in 1924 and moved with his family to Atlanta, Georgia in 1928. His father Thomas started Shirley of Atlanta, a manufacturer of wholesale dresses. Stanford and his older brother Sylvan later ran the business. Stanford was president of the Jewish Progressive Club from 1957-1958 and was active in the Atlanta Jewish Federation. He was married to the former Maxine Parker and had six children. Stanford Makover died on May 18, 2005 in Atlanta.

Extent

0.4 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Stanford Makover was a prominent businessman and community leader in in Atlanta, Georgia. The collection consists of records from Shirley of Atlanta and an annual report from Ahavath Achim Congregation.

Arrangement

The papers are arranged in alphabetical order by subject and chronologically within each folder.

Title
Stanford Makover Family Papers, Mss 180
Status
Completed
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the William Breman Jewish Heritage Museum Repository

Contact:
1440 Spring St. NW
Atlanta Georgia 30309 United States
678-222-3700