B'nai B'rith Girls Deborah Chapter #1358 (Atlanta, Ga.) Records
Scope and Contents
Researchers studying the records of the Deborah Chapter of B'nai B'rith Girls will gain insight into young Jewish women's organizations in Atlanta. All material is arranged in alphabetical order and chronologically within each folder.
- Creation: Majority of material found within 1964 - 1967
Biographical / Historical
B'nai B'rith Girls, or BBG, is the women's order of BBYO, an international youth-led high school sorority for Jewish youth, and the male brother order is the Aleph Zadik Aleph. BBG was found by Anita Perlman, also known as 'Ma'. BBG, as it is known today has tens of thousands of members in chapters worldwide, including chapters in the United States, Bulgaria, United Kingdom, Israel, Turkey, Ireland, Serbia, France and Canada. Guidelines are laid out in a book called the "Red Book." The Deborah Chapter of B'nai B'rith Girls and B'nai B'rith Youth Organization was located in Atlanta and was part of The Gate City Lodge and District 5.
0.2 Linear Feet
Language of Materials
The B'nai B'rith Girls (BBG) was officially established in 1944 under the umbrella of the B'nai B'rith Youth Organization (BBYO). The Deborah Chapter was the Atlanta chapter of BBG. The records consist of correspondence, newsletters, reports, newspaper articles and membership records.
Photographs removed to visual arts collection.
- B'nai B'rith Girls Deborah Chapter #1358 (Atlanta, Ga.) Records
- Erin L Wright
- June 2019
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
Part of the William Breman Jewish Heritage Museum Repository
1440 Spring St. NW
Atlanta Georgia 30309 United States