Scope and Contents
Researchers examining the A.B. Reisman Family Papers will gain insight into Jewish civil and business life in the 20th century. All material is arranged alphabetically by subject and chronologically within each folder
- 1926 - 1982
Biographical / Historical
Abraham Bernard (A.B.) Reisman was a popular and leading member of the Atlanta Jewish community for many years. He was born on July 10, 1896 in what is now Slovakia. For seventeen years he was a salesman with the U. S. Rubber Co. before deciding to go into business for himself in the real estate industry. He was a veteran of World War I and active in veteran's organizations for many years serving as the commander of the Jewish War Veterans State Department, housing chairman for the American Legion State Department, and on the board of the Legion convention corporation. He was prominent in civic affairs as well., particularly the Boy Scouts. He was finance chairman for the Atlanta district and has at times held numerous position of leadership with Boy Scout Troops. A.B. Reisman died in Atlanta on December 12, 1987, at the age of 91.
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A.B. Reisman was a veteran of World War I and a real estate agent in Atlanta. He was a popular and leading member of the Atlanta Jewish community for many years. His papers include invitations, brochures, newsletters, and newspaper clippings from various organizations including the Jewish War Veterans, Boy Scouts of America, and the Mason-Grand Lodge of Georgia.
All material is arranged alphabetically by subject and chronologically within each folder.
Photographs removed to visual arts collection, plaque removed to plaque collection, and textile removed to costume collection.
- A.B. Reisman Family Papers, Mss 20
- Erin L. Wright
- May 2019
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Part of the William Breman Jewish Heritage Museum Repository
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Atlanta Georgia 30309 United States