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A.B. Reisman Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 020

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

Dates

  • 1926 - 1982

Creator

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.

Extent

0.2 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

Overview

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.

Arrangement

All material is arranged alphabetically by subject and chronologically within each folder.

Related Materials

Mss 015, Oscar Strauss Jr. Family Papers

Mss 018, Abe Goldstein Family Papers

Mss 027, Julius L. Tenenbaum Papers

Mss 028, Jospeh Jacobs Family Papers

Mss 032, Abrom Lewis Feldman Family Papers

Separated Materials

Photographs removed to visual arts collection, plaque removed to plaque collection, and textile removed to costume collection.
Title
A.B. Reisman Family Papers, Mss 20
Status
Completed
Author
Erin L. Wright
Date
May 2019
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

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