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Identifier: Mss 130
Overview Aaron Cohn was born in Columbus, Georgia in 1916. He graduated from Columbus High School in 1932 and The University of Georgia Law School in 1938. He practiced law in Columbus from 1938 until his enlistment in the United States Army in 1940. He participated in four major campaigns and helped to liberate the Ebensee Concentration Camp in 1945. Following his discharge he returned to Columbus and in 1965 he was appointed a judge of the Juvenile Court in Muscogee County. The collection consists...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1941 - 2001
Identifier: Mss 160
Overview Aaron Hardy Ulm was born in Atlanta, Georgia in 1879. He was secretary to Governor Joseph Brown, c.1905 and later to Governor John M. Slaton, c.1913-1915. Following the lynching of Leo Frank, Ulm moved his family to Washington, D.C. The collection consists of letters from Governor Slaton to Aaron Hardy Ulm while on his trip to California following the lynching of Leo Frank. Also included is hate mail sent from unknown persons to the governor's office following the commutation.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1916 - 1994
Identifier: Mss 020
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.
Dates: 1926 - 1982
Identifier: Mss 018
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.
Dates: 1920 - 1987
Identifier: Mss 338
Overview Papers and cassette tapes relating to the work of Abraham I. Rosenberg, a rabbi in Savannah, Georgia and Baltimore, Maryland.
Dates: 1924 - 1994
Identifier: Mss 228
Overview Polish immigrants, the Davidson family operated a prominent store in Cochran, Georgia, for much of the 20th century. The collection consists of photocopies of newspaper articles about the Davidson family; the naturalization certificate of Julius Davidson, 1918; the partnership agreement between Abraham Nathan Davidson and Julius Davidson, 1950; and correspondence between Abraham Davidson and his future wife Ida Radetsky of Savannah.
Dates: 1918 - 1976
Identifier: Mss 248
Overview Papers relating to the varied activities and interests of Adelbert and his wife Miriam including speeches, correspondence photographs, a diary, an olive wood souvenir book from Jerusalem, a scrapbook from a trip to Europe, 1949, a scrapbook from the Walter Duranty lecture in Atlanta, 1942, a membership roster from the Zionist Organization of America, undated, and a personal telephone directory.
Dates: 1909 - 2001
Identifier: Mss 163
Overview The Adas Yeshurun Synagogue is the oldest and first congregation in Augusta, Georgia. It was founded in 1889 and is an Orthodox congregation that is still in existence today. The records are primarily minutes, some financial records, and program books relating to the varied activities and projects of this Orthodox synagogue. The history of Adas Yeshurun Synagogue can be found in Folder 4: 90th Anniversary,...
Dates: 1922 - 1985
Identifier: Mss 395
Overview Georgia native Adolph Rosenberg was a journalist, most recognized for his work as editor of the Southern Israelite, to whom ownership of the paper was transferred in 1951. His collection comprises of writing samples primarily from the 1930’s and 40’s including copies of newspaper articles from the Albany Journal, Atlanta Journal, and Carroll Free Press; short stories; historical research regarding his interest in early American photography; and several printed pamphlets and books ranging in...
Dates: 1910 - 2002
Identifier: Mss 014
Overview Originally known as the Ladies Auxiliary, Ahavath Achim Congregation Sisterhood was founded in 1920 by 18 women as a synagogue-affiliated organization with an emphasis on Jewish values, traditions and education. Over the years the Sisterhood has sponsored numerous projects and activities including adult education, a book shop, Girl Scouts, the Jewish Home and Keren Ami. The records are primarily composed of minutes, program books, souvenir journals, speeches, and programs and invitations...
Dates: 1933 - 2017
Identifier: Mss 032
Overview An immigrant from Lithuania, Abrom Lewis (A.L.) Feldman became a prominent businessman and active member of the Jewish community in Atlanta. His papers consist primarily of correspondence and records from the various organizations in which A.L. participated.
Dates: 1892 - 1988
Identifier: Mss 107
Overview Alan and Joan Forman Lipsey were residents of Thomasville, Georgia where they were active in civic affairs. The papers include memorabilia relating to the life in Thomasville, Georgia and Joan’s musical career.
Dates: 1917 - 1946
Identifier: Mss 063
Overview Albert Hershberg was a long-time member of the Atlanta Jewish community. He was active in Ahavath Achim Congregation, B’nai B’rith, and Roseland Cemetery, Inc. The collection contains some of the earliest extant records from Roseland Cemetery, including the first internment record book, 1910. Most of the records are the organizations in which Hershberg family members participated including Ahavath Achim Congregation, The Jewish Home, Hadassah and Roseland Cemetery. It also contains memorabilia...
Dates: 1902 - 2003
Identifier: Mss 233
Overview Founded in 1992, the Davis Academy is Atlanta's Reform Jewish day school. The collection consists of a brochure, newsletters an a program book.
Dates: 1993 - 2004
Identifier: Mss 033
Overview Alpha Epsilon Pi Fraternity, Epsilon Chapter is a Jewish fraternity at Emory University. The records include meeting minutes from the mid-20th century.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1927 - 1945
Identifier: Mss 308
Overview American Jewish Committee - Atlanta Chapter Records, 1968-1992, consisting of 21 linear feet of records including minutes, correspondence, newsletters and miscellaneous publications relating to the varied activities of this organization dedicated to building bridges between the Jewish community and other ethnicities and faiths.
Dates: 1968 - 1992
Identifier: Mss 054
Overview Formerly known as Mizrachi Women, this Zionist organization raises funds for Israel. The records include certificates, correspondence, financial records, newspaper clippings, membership records, and a scrapbook.
Dates: 1949 - 1983
Identifier: Mss 357
Scope and Contents The AMIT Women, Savannah Chapter Records consist of five folders containing administrative records of the Savannah chapter. The collection includes meeting agendas, minutes, membership lists, and a brief history of the national organization. The miscellaneous folder includes correspondence and an undated news clipping.
Dates: 1990 - 1996
Identifier: Mss 172
Overview Andre Steiner and his wife lived in Hungary and Slovakia before surviving the Holocaust and immigrating to the United States. The collection consists of correspondence, 1939-1962, from Weiner family members many of which were written from Thereisenstadt; and the diary of ...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1920 - 1962
Identifier: Mss 411
Overview Production materials, research and interviews for the Holocaust film Andre’s Lives, produced by Brad Lichtenstein.
Identifier: Mss 179
Overview Ann Uhry Abrams was born in Atlanta, Georgia the daughter of Ralph and Alene Fox Uhry. Her brother, Alfred Uhry, is a famous playwright. She is an accomplished historian. The collection consists of brides books, a baby book, a scrapbook, and a memorial book relating to Fox, Uhry and Abrams family members.
Dates: 1908 - 1973
Identifier: Mss 268
Overview Papers consisting of a scrapbook; photograph albums; a notebook on the Apex Follies; catalogs and advertisements; photographs; and honors and awards including material relating to Apex Supply Co., chosen as Georgia's 1996 Family Business.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1949 - 2000
Identifier: Mss 330
Overview Archie Solomon Papers relates to his work as an inventor and businessman in Roswell, GA. These records include business correspondence, catalogues, photographs, blueprints, etc. and an antique Singer sewing machine.
Dates: 1941 - 2003
Identifier: Mss 093
Overview Founder of the American Mills Company in Atlanta, Armand May served as captain of the drive in Georgia to raise funds for the American Jewish Relief Committee which provided aid to Jewish refugees of Central and Eastern Europe, 1921-1922. His papers consist of Correspondence, newspaper clippings and a scrapbook.
Dates: 1882 - 1972
Identifier: Mss 309
Overview Arthur Heyman II, a native of Atlanta, was a World War II veteran and real estate developer. His family papers include correspondence, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, a baby book, a bridal book, and certificates.
Dates: 1882 - 1999
Identifier: Mss 306
Overview Asher Benator, a native of Atlanta, was highly active in the Jewish community. His family papers include newspaper clippings, passports, publications, scrapbooks, and speeches.
Dates: 1932 - 2007
Identifier: Mss 070
Overview The Associated Grocers Co-op, Inc. was organized in 1929, by eight Atlanta Jewish grocers, who met at the home of Dr. Irving Greenberg. Faced with competition from chain grocery stores, which could buy and sell items less expensively, the Jewish grocers organized a buying group that would have the economic power of the large chain stores. The co-op later opened its rolls to non-Jewish store owners, as well as owners of convenience stores and gas stations. The records consists of financial...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1929 - 1991
Identifier: Mss 220
Overview Founded in 1945, the Atlanta Bureau of Jewish Education was created to coordinate Jewish education efforts in the local community. The collection contains board minutes, conference materials, correspondence, financial records, local and national education materials.
Dates: 1931 - 1972
Identifier: Mss 206
Overview Atlanta City Directories collection consisting of directories for the city of Atlanta and suburbs. Some fragile bindings have been removed and stored separately.
Dates: 1901 - 1943
Identifier: Mss 222
Overview The Atlanta Federation of Jewish Women's Organizations was founded in 1944 to strengthen relationships between the Jewish women of Atlanta, to promote community interest and to service as a council for community planning. The original member organizations were: The Atlanta Section, National Council of Jewish Women, Atlanta Chapter Hadassah, Temple Sisterhood, Ahavath Achim Sisterhood, Shearith Israel Sisterhood, Or VeShalom Sisterhood, Service Guild, Pioneer Women, and the Women's Auxiliary of...
Dates: 1931 - 1959
- Atlanta (Ga.) 91
- Jews -- Georgia -- Atlanta 83
- Jewish businesspeople 65
- Jews -- Georgia -- Savannah 53
- Savannah (Ga.) 44
- Jews -- Georgia 39
- Congregation Ahavath Achim (Atlanta, Ga.) 38
- Jewish women 37
- Savannah Jewish Archives 32
- Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta 25
- World War, 1939-1945 25
- Emigration and immigration 24
- Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) 22
- Rabbis 21
- B'nai B'rith International 18
- B'nai B'rith Women 18
- Jews -- United States 16
- Jewish youth 15
- Entrepreneurship 13
- Jewish lawyers 13 ∧ less
- English 423
- German 6
- Yiddish 6
- Hebrew 4
- Russian 3
- French 2
- Czech 1
- Dutch; Flemish 1
- Germanic languages 1
- Latin 1
- Polish 1
- Romanian; Moldavian; Moldovan 1
- Spanish; Castilian 1 ∧ less
- Frank, Leo, 1884-1915 5
- Congregation B’nai B’rith Jacob (Savannah, Ga.) 3
- Epstein, Harry H., Rabbi, 1903-2003 3
- Hadassah, the Women's Zionist Organization of America 3
- Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta 3
- Wexler, William A., Dr., 1913-2000 3
- William Breman Jewish Heritage Museum 3
- B'nai B'rith Women 2
- Bauman, Mark K., 1946- 2
- Hebrew Benevolent Congregation (Atlanta, Ga.) 2
- Jewish Educational Alliance (Savannah, Ga.) 2
- Levy, Jack M., 1908-1988 2
- Rosenberg, Abraham I., Rabbi, 1912-1985 2
- Steiner, Andre, 1908-2009 2
- Travis, Robert M., 1900-1985 2
- United Jewish Appeal 2
- AMIT (Organization) 1
- AMIT Women 1
- Abrams, Ann Uhry, 1934- 1
- Adas Yeshurun Synagogue (Augusta, Ga.) 1 ∧ less