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Harold Hirsch Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 071

Scope and Contents

Researchers studying the Harold Hirsch Papers will gain insight into Jewish life in Atlanta, Georgia, during the early 20th century and Jewish relief work during the buildup to World War II. All material is arranged in alphabetical order by subject and chronologically within each folder.

Dates

  • 1915 - 1935

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 Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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

Harold Hirsch was born in 1882. He attended the Lumpkin Law School at the University of Georgia. He began practicing law in Atlanta in 1904 and rapidly assumed a position of prominence in the legal, business, civic and social life in both the Jewish and general communities of this city. As an attorney he specialized in law relating to trade marks, unfair competition, income taxes and corporations, and for more than thirty years represented the Coca-Cola Company. In 1936 he was instrumental in establishing the Atlanta Jewish Welfare Fund. The papers contain files from the Ingleside Country Club, the Coca-Cola Company and the Allied Jewish Campaign.

Extent

0.4 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

Overview

Harold Hirsch was born in 1882 the son Henry and Rosalie Hutzler Hirsch. He began practicing law in Atlanta in 1904 and rapidly assumed a position of prominence in the legal, business, civic and social life in both the Jewish and general communities of this city. As an attorney he specialized in law relating to trade marks, unfair competition, income taxes and corporations, and for more than thirty years represented the Coca-Cola Company. In 1936 he was instrumental in establishing the Atlanta Jewish Welfare Fund. The papers contain files from the Ingleside Country Club, the Coca-Cola Company and the Allied Jewish Campaign. Of special interest are the files relating to Harold Hirsch’s relief and rescue efforts on behalf of German Jews prior to World War II.

Arrangement

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

Physical Location

Repository: The Cuba Family Archives for Southern Jewish History, The William Breman Jewish Heritage Museum, 1440 Spring Street NW, Atlanta, Georgia 30309.
Title
Harold Hirsch Papers, Mss 71
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