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Congregation B’nai B’rith Jacob (Savannah, Ga.) Records

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Identifier: Mss 343
Abstract Financial records, correspondence, marketing materials, and meeting minutes created by and relating to Congregation B’nai B’rith Jacob (B.B.J.), an orthodox synagogue in Savannah, Georgia.
Dates: 1879 - 1996

David Geffen Family Papers

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Identifier: Mss 252
Abstract The Geffen Family played a significant role in the Jewish spiritual life in Atlanta during the 20th century. The papers include certificates, calendars, correspondence, invitations, receipts, and writings.
Dates: 1906 - 2005

Harry Weissman Family Papers

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Identifier: Mss 416
Abstract This collection contains various papers from the Weissman and Kachinski (Krevchunski) families, originally from Austria-Hungary and Ukraine respectively. Included are authored writings of Harry Weissman, extensive paperwork pertaining to Harry Weissman’s time as a farm manager in the US Penitentiary in Panthersville, GA, newspaper articles, records pertaining to the National Farm School, and correspondence that is professional on subjects of farming and animal husbandry, as well as with family...
Dates: 1819 - 2010

Jacob Elsas Family Papers

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Identifier: Mss 137
Abstract Jacob Elsas (1842-1932) was the founder of Fulton Bag and Cotton Mills in Atlanta, Georgia. At one time the mill was the largest employer in Atlanta. Papers consist of a personal letter copy book and obituaries of Jacob Elsas founder and owner of Fulton Bag and Cotton Mills, and over 600 letter copies of outgoing correspondence between Jacob Elsas and his business associates and family. Of special interest are: ALS Jacob Elsas to Col. E.C. Hyatt, July 17, 1899 regarding Jewish attendance at...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1888 - 1932

Miriam Strickman Levitas papers

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Identifier: Mss 429
Abstract The Levitas Family became known in Atlanta through a variety of activities and occupations. These papers contain letters from L.J. Levitas to his son Ted, beginning when Ted was born in 1924 and continuing until his marriage to Earlyne Shankerman in 1953, letters from Reva to Miriam Strickman Levitas while Reva was in Israel, as well as historical books and newspaper articles...
Dates: 1913 - 2019

Savannah Jewish Archives Vertical Files

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Identifier: Mss 374
Scope and Contents This collection is composed entirely of small collections within the Savannah Jewish Archives. It is arranged in alphabetical order by folder title.
Dates: 1873 - 2008