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Samuel Krasner Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 008

Scope and Contents

Researchers studying the Samuel Krasner Papers will gain insight into the involvement of Russian Jewish immigrants in the Atlanta community. All material is arranged in alphabetical order and chronologically within each folder.

Dates

  • Majority of material found within 1939 - 1960

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 Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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

A native of Russia, Samuel Krasner immigrated to Atlanta in 1911. He lived in Atlanta until his death in 1948. During this time, he worked as a grocer and an active member of the Jewish community. He was president of Anshi S'Fard Synagogue and a member of Beth Jacob Synagogue. He was married to Doris and they had a daughter, Esther, and four sons, David, Jack, Nathan, and Norman.

Extent

0.2 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Researchers studying the Samuel Krasner Papers will gain insight into the involvement of Russian Jewish immigrants in the Atlanta community. All material is arranged in alphabetical order and chronologically within each folder. Samuel Krasner was a Russian immigrant who lived in Atlanta for 37 years. He worked as a grocer and was active in the Jewish community. His papers consist of synagogue records and Atlanta Co-operative Credit Association records.

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Mss 014, Ahavath Achim Congregational Sisterhood (Atlanta, Ga.) Records

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Mss 043, Joseph Goldberg Family Papers

Mss 046, Sam Gershon Family Papers

Physical Description

.2 linear feet
Title
Samuel Krasner Papers, Mss 8
Status
Completed
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the William Breman Jewish Heritage Museum Repository

Contact:
1440 Spring St. NW
Atlanta Georgia 30309 United States
678-222-3700