Scope and Contents
Researchers studying the Bach Family Papers will gain insight into the social life of young Jewish singles during the 1920s. All material is arranged in alphabetical order and chronologically within each folder.
- Creation: Majority of material found within 1922 - 1959
Biographical / Historical
Joseph Bach was born in Russia on October 13, 1864 and died in Atlanta on January 19, 1930. He married Rebecca Greenblatt (1871-1947), a fellow native of Russia. They had ten children: Nathan (1890-1944), Samuel (1892-1973), Louis (1893-1937), Ben (1895-1994), Esther Bach Bergman (1899-1892), Lillian Bach Cohen (1902-1977), Rubye Bach Finestone (1902-1977), Marilee Bach (1906-1983), Evelyn Bach Warren (1909-1981), and Rosalie Bach Feldman (1911-1990). The most well-known of the family was Louis Bach, who was a prominent movie theatre owner in Atlanta. He contributed generously to Jewish causes during his lifetime.
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Language of Materials
The Joseph Bach Family Papers constitute several generations of the Bach Family. It includes papers created by Joseph Bach and his wife Rosalie Bach, as well as their son Louis Bach and daughter Miriam Bach. The papers include certificates, high school memory books, newspaper clippings, and dance cards.
All material is arranged in alphabetical order and chronologically within each folder.
Photographs removed to visual arts collection and oversized material removed to oversized collection.
- Joseph Bach Family Papers, Mss 044
- Erin L. Wright
- June 2019
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Part of the William Breman Jewish Heritage Museum Repository
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Atlanta Georgia 30309 United States