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Louis Rosenbaum Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 052

Scope and Contents

Researchers studying the Louis Rosenbaum Family Papers will gain insight into immigration and Jewish life in Atlanta during the 20th century. All material is arranged in alphabetical order and chronologically within each folder.

Dates

  • Majority of material found within 1909 - 2009

Creator

Biographical / Historical

Louis Rosenbaum was born in Russia in 1900. He immigrated to the United States in 1919 and opened a grocery store called Spic N’ Span Grocers in Decatur, Georgia. He was a member of the board of trustees of Ahavath Achim Synagogue, a life member and past board member of the Decatur Civitan Club, a member of the DeKalb County Grand Jurors Association, a member of the Heritage Club of the Decatur YMCA, and a member of the Jewish Progressive Club for 50 years. He had a wife, Sarah Pazol Rosenbaum, and two daughters. He passed away on July 11, 1986.

Extent

0.6 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Louis Rosenbaum was born in Russia in 1900. He immigrated to the United States in 1919 and became a prominent businessman in Decatur, Georgia. His papers include documents from numerous Jewish and non-Jewish organizations, schools, and synagogues including the Atlanta Jewish Welfare Fund, the Atlanta Normal Training School, the Atlanta Opportunity School, B’nai B’rith Youth Organization, Central Night School, Ahavath Achim Congregation, Decatur Civitan Club, Jewish Educational Alliance, Jewish Progressive Club, Jewish War Veterans; documents relating to the unsuccessful effort of Jacob Rosenbaum to immigrate to the United States and business records from Spick and Span Groceries and Meats.

Arrangement

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

Related Materials

Mss 015, Oscar Strauss Jr. Family Papers Mss 018, Abe Goldstein Family Papers Mss 020, Abraham Bernard Reisman Family Papers Mss 027, Julius L. Tenenbaum Papers Mss 028, Jospeh Jacobs Family Papers

Separated Materials

Photographs removed to visual arts, oversized material removed to oversized collection, and objects removed to artifact collection.
Title
Louis Rosenbaum Family Papers, Mss 52
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:
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Atlanta Georgia 30309 United States
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