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Adalbert Freedman Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 248

Scope and Contents

Papers relating to the varied activities and interests of Adelbert and his wife Miriam including speeches, correspondence photographs, a diary, an olive wood souvenir book from Jerusalem, a scrapbook from a trip to Europe, 1949, a scrapbook from the Walter Duranty lecture in Atlanta, 1942, a membership roster from the Zionist Organization of America, undated, and a personal telephone directory.

Dates

  • 1909 - 2001

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 Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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

Adalbert Freedman was a long-time resident of Atlanta and one time activist in its Jewish community. Born in Strasbourg, France, Mr. Freedman came to the United States in 1921 to join relatives in Philadelphia. In 1934 he settled in Atlanta, where he was employed by the Federal Reserve Bank. Upon formation of the Southeastern Region of the Zionist Organization of America in 1939, he became its first executive director and subsequently Southern Representative of the American Zionist Council. An attorney by profession, he practiced law from 1963 until his retirement in 1981. He was a member of the Temple and the Association of Reform Zionists of America.

Extent

1 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

Overview

Papers relating to the varied activities and interests of Adelbert and his wife Miriam including speeches, correspondence photographs, a diary, an olive wood souvenir book from Jerusalem, a scrapbook from a trip to Europe, 1949, a scrapbook from the Walter Duranty lecture in Atlanta, 1942, a membership roster from the Zionist Organization of America, undated, and a personal telephone directory.

Arrangement

The records are arranged in alphabetical order by subject and maintained donor order.

Physical Location

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

Related Materials

Mss 110, Miriam Freedman Family Papers

Separated Materials

Oversize materials moved to oversize file; and photographs removed to photo collection.
Title
Adalbert Freedman Family Papers, Mss 248
Status
Completed
Author
Demece Harvey
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