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Joseph S. Rosenberg Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 208

Scope and Contents

Researchers studying the Joseph S. Rosenberg Family Papers will gain insight into immigration, as well as Jewish life and business in Albany, Georgia. The papers are arranged in alphabetical order by subject and chronologically within each folder.

Dates

  • 1890 - 1999

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 Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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

Joseph Samuel Rosenberg was born in Albany, Georgia in 1904, the son of Jacob and Annie Cohen Rosenberg. Joseph attended the Albany public schools, and later Vanderbilt University. He married Regina Steiner (1904-2003) in 1928. Joseph was the president of Rosenberg Bros. Department Store established in 1898, by his father Jacob and two uncles, Abraham and Isaac, all of whom had emigrated from Romania to the United States in the late 1800s. Rosenberg's was a fixture in Albany until its close in 1991. In addition to his business activities Joseph was active in numerous civic organizations in Albany including the Cub Scouts, the Chamber of Commerce and the Phoebe Putney Hospital Authority. He passed away in Albany at the age of 95 in 1999.

Extent

0.2 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

A native Georgian, Joseph Samuel Rosenberg was the president of Rosenberg Bros. Department Store established in 1898, by his father Jacob and two uncles, Abraham and Isaac. The collection consists of correspondence, certificates, newspaper clippings, and resolutions relating to life of careers of three generations of Rosenbergs, Jacob (Jake), and Ralph.

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
Joseph S. Rosenberg Family Papers, Mss 208
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