Scope and Contents
The Abe Goldstein Family Papers are arranged alphabetically by folder and chronologically within each folder. Of special interest are the business records relating to the early years and evolution of Prior Tire from a small enterprise to the dynamic company that it is today.
- 1920 - 1987
- Goldstein, Abe, 1898-1982 (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
One letter is closed to all researchers for an indefinite period of time. It has been removed from the 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 Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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
Abe Goldstein (1892-1982) was born in Atlanta, the son of Charles and Betsy Goldstein. In 1920, with the help of partner Sam Levy, Abe Goldstein founded Prior Tire. The following year, he married Rubye Eplan, the daughter of Leon Eplan. Mr. Goldstein was a businessman, civic leader and philanthropist, and devoted his life to the good of his community. He spent most of his life fighting racial and religious prejudice. He was president of numerous civic and religious organizations, including the Atlanta Jewish Federation, Ahavath Achim Congregation, the Jewish Home, the Atlanta Tire Dealers and the Georgia State Tire Dealers. He also served as a member of the Georgia Governors staff under three different administrations.
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Language of Materials
The Abe Goldstein Papers are arranged alphabetically by folder and chronologically within each folder.
Photographs removed to visual arts.
- Abe Goldstein Family Papers, Mss 18
- Rae Alice Cohen, Oriana Indira Valencia
- August 1990
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
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