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Moe D. Horowitz Family Papers

Identifier: Mss 136

Scope and Contents

Researchers studying the Moe Horowitz Family Papers will gain insight into Jewish life in Atlanta, Georgia. All material is arranged alphabetically by subject and chronologically within each folder.


  • Creation: Majority of material found within 1941 - 1983

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 Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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

Moe D. Horowitz (1912-1967), an unassuming person, had for decades been devoutly devoted to his faith and his synagogue, Congregation Shearith Israel in Atlanta, Georgia. This dedication led him naturally into the leadership of is synagogue and he fulfilled his assignments with special dignity and thoroughness. A native of New York, Mr. Horowitz had lived in Atlanta for 40 years. He was co-owner of M&L Sales Co.


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Moe D. Horowitz was an Atlanta businessman and past president of Congregation Shearith Israel. The collection consists of miscellaneous records from Shearith Israel, the Atlanta Jewish Welfare Fund (later known as the Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta), and the Hebrew Academy of Atlanta.


All material is arranged alphabetically by subject and chronologically within each folder.

Processing Information

Collection processed by Sandra Berman. Finding aid revised to EAD format by Demece Harvey (May 2013), and entered into ArchivesSpace by Lindsay Resnick (June 2020).

Moe D. Horowitz Family Papers, Mss 136
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Repository Details

Part of the William Breman Jewish Heritage Museum Repository

1440 Spring St. NW
Atlanta Georgia 30309 United States