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Mike Bock Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 159

Scope and Contents

Researchers studying the Mike Bock Family Papers will gain insight into Jewish life in Atlanta, Georgia. The papers are arranged in alphabetical order by subject and chronologically within each folder.

Dates

  • Majority of material found within 1944 - 1966

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 Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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

Michael E. Bock was born in Atlanta, Georgia on January 24, 1907. His parents were from Vladivostok, Russia. He worked for the Edison Brothers shoe store chain for over 45 years, retiring as a district manager. A member of Ahavath Achim Synagogue and active participant in the Atlanta Jewish Federation for over 50 years, he was also a Mason. Mike Bock was married to the former Sonia Marks (1909-1983) until her death, and they had two children: Ivan D. Bock and Ilene Bock Zier. Mr. Bock died the day after his 91st birthday, on January 25, 1998.

Extent

0.4 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Mike Bock was born in Atlanta, Georgia. His parents were from Vladivostok, Russia. The collection consists of memorabilia from Edison Brothers Stores, Inc., 1944-1966; and a scrapbook compiled by Ilene Bock Zier, 1951-1956 consisting of B'nai B'rith Youth Organization, school, and camp material.

Arrangement

The papers are 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.

Title
Mike Bock Family Papers, Mss 159
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