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Martha Jo Felson Katz Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 124

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of correspondence, legal and financial papers and the diaries of Annette Harris Felson, 1932-1934, which detail the day-to-day events of a young Jewish woman living in Ocilla, Georgia.

Dates

  • 1928 - 1981

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 Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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

Martha Jo Felson Katz is a native of Ocilla, Georgia. She is the daughter of Robert Felson and Annette Harris and the granddaughter of Abraham Simon (A.S.) Harris who settled in Ocilla, Georgia in about 1906. A.S. Harris was one of most prominent men in Ocilla and was the owner of the town's largest department store. He was the chairman of all of the war finance drives for Irwin County during World War II. A.S. Harris was also one of the founders of the Hebrew Commercial Alliance in Fitzgerald, Georgia.

Extent

0.4 Cubic Feet

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

The collection consists of correspondence, legal and financial papers and the diaries of Annette Harris Felson, 1932-1934, which detail the day-to-day events of a young Jewish woman living in Ocilla, Georgia.

Arrangement

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

Related Materials

Mss 155, Devara Felson Goodman Family Papers
Title
Martha Jo Felson Katz Katz Family Papers, Mss 124
Status
Completed
Date
2020-03-08
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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