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Edward Krick Family Papers

Identifier: Mss 204

Scope and Contents

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


  • Creation: 1929 - 1998


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 Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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

Edward David Krick was born in Atlanta, Georgia, in 1916. As a young man he was active in the Shearith Israel Juniors, a chapter of Young Judaea. He married Gertrude Fierman in 1951. In 1957, he was elected president of Congregation Shearith Israel and later served on the Boards of Trustees of the Atlanta Jewish Federation, the Atlanta Jewish Community Center, the Zionist Organization of America, and the Hebrew Academy of Atlanta. Gertrude Krick was also an active participant in the Jewish community of Atlanta and worked tirelessly for Congregation Shearith Israel and for the Hebrew Academy where she served as assistant principal in the late 1970s and into the 1980s. He passed away in 2000 at age 84.


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A native of Atlanta, Edward Krick was involved with the Jewish community in Atlanta, Georgia. The collection consists primarily of a scrapbook containing memorabilia from Shearith Israel Juniors including a program for a Minstrel Show performance by the group and Purim ball ad books and Yizkor (memorial) books from Congregation Shearith Israel.


All material is arranged alphabetically 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.

Edward Krick Family Papers, Mss 204
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Repository Details

Part of the William Breman Jewish Heritage Museum Repository

1440 Spring St. NW
Atlanta Georgia 30309 United States