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Helen Eisemann Alexander Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 072

Scope and Contents

Researchers studying the Helen Eisemann Alexander Papers will gain insight into Jewish women involvement in the community during the 20th century. Of special interest is an invitation to dinner honoring Martin Luther King Jr. on his Nobel Peace Prize. All material is arranged in alphabetical order by subject and chronologically within each folder.

Dates

  • 1919 - 1984

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 Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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

Helen Eisemann Alexander was active in the American Jewish Committee, civil rights, the arts, the Speech and Hearing Clinic and the National Council of Jewish Women.

Extent

0.2 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

Overview

The Speech and Hearing Clinic was established in 1952 primarily through the efforts of Helen Eisemann Alexander and five other women who were concerned that there was no help available for hearing impaired African American children in Atlanta. Her papers contain records relating to civil rights, the American Jewish Committee and the establishment of the Speech and Hearing Clinic.

Arrangement

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

Physical Location

The Cuba Family Archives for Southern Jewish History, The William Breman Jewish Heritage Museum, 1440 Spring Street NW, Atlanta, Georgia 30309.

Separated Materials

Photograph removed to visual arts collection.
Title
Helen Eisemann Alexander Papers, Mss 072
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