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Norman Weitz Papers

Identifier: Mss 241


Norman Weitz Family Papers, c.1931-1982, consisting of .4 linear feet of material including the World War II military records and photographs relating to the service of Norman Weitz, fliers from the Kiddie Revue and Milk Fund,1931; Girl's High School commencement program, 1940, memorabilia from Alpha Epsilon Pi at the University of Georgia; and the scrapbook of Mitzi Hirsch, 1936-1937.


  • 1932 - 1988


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Biographical / Historical

WEITZ, Norman A. Norman A Weitz was born on October 24, 1919 to Rebecca and Israel David Weitz of Savannah, GA. The family moved to Atlanta in 1935, at which point Norman began to work for his father's dress business while attending Boy's High School. Norman married Mitzi Hirsch of Atlanta in 1940 and had a wonderful 64 years of marriage until her passing in 2004. After proudly serving his country in the Pacific during WWII. Norman returned to Atlanta and started Carla Gay Dress Company, which he ran until his retirement in 1982. Family was very important to him as he was a loving father, grandfather and great grandfather. Norman had a passion for golf and fishing and was a gentleman in all respects with kindness and compassion toward all he knew. Norman is survived by his devoted children, Carla (Arthur) Silver, Jill (Jeff) Vantosh, Brad (Debbie) Weitz, and Greg (Aletta) Weitz.


0.2 Linear Feet

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Physical Location

The Cuba Family Archives for Southern Jewish History, The William Breman Jewish Heritage Museum, 1440 Spring Street NW, Atlanta, Georgia 30309.

Norman Weitz Papers, Mss 241
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Repository Details

Part of the William Breman Jewish Heritage Museum Repository

1440 Spring St. NW
Atlanta Georgia 30309 United States