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Albert Hershberg Family Papers

Identifier: Mss 063

Scope and Contents

Researchers studying the Albert Hershberg Family Papers will gain insight into Jewish culture and religious life in Atlanta, Georgia, during the 20th century. All material is arranged in alphabetical order by subject and chronologically within each folder.


  • 1902 - 2003


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 Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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.


1 Linear Feet

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Albert Hershberg was a long-time member of the Atlanta Jewish community. He was active in Ahavath Achim Congregation, B’nai B’rith, and Roseland Cemetery, Inc. The collection contains some of the earliest extant records from Roseland Cemetery, including the first internment record book, 1910. Most of the records are the organizations in which Hershberg family members participated including Ahavath Achim Congregation, The Jewish Home, Hadassah and Roseland Cemetery. It also contains memorabilia from World War I and World War II.

Separated Materials

Photographs removed to visual arts collection, oversized material removed to oversized collection, objects removed to artifact collection, and published material moved to newspaper and magazine collection.

Albert Hershberg Family Papers, Mss 63
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Repository Details

Part of the William Breman Jewish Heritage Museum Repository

1440 Spring St. NW
Atlanta Georgia 30309 United States