Albert Hershberg Family Papers
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
- Hershberg, Albert, 1911-1992 (Person)
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 Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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
Language of Materials
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.
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.
- B'nai B'rith Women Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Congregation Ahavath Achim (Atlanta, Ga.) Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Epstein, Harry H., Rabbi, 1903-2003
- Hadassah, the Women's Zionist Organization of America
- Jews -- Georgia -- Atlanta Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- William Breman Jewish Home Subject Source: Local sources
- World War, 1914-1918 Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- World War, 1939-1945 Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Albert Hershberg Family Papers, Mss 63
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Part of the William Breman Jewish Heritage Museum Repository
1440 Spring St. NW
Atlanta Georgia 30309 United States