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Identifier: Mss 130
Abstract 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 338
Abstract 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
Abstract 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
Abstract 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
Abstract 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 063
Abstract 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 308
Abstract 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 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 179
Abstract 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 330
Abstract 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 309
Abstract 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 206
Abstract 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
Abstract 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
Identifier: Mss 115
Abstract Barney Medintz was born in London, England in 1910. At the age of 1 year he immigrated with his family to America. Following graduation from the University of Chicago he moved to Atlanta to serve as director of mens’ and boys’ activities at the Jewish Educational Alliance. Medintz worked for the Alliance for two years. Upon leaving, he founded the Service Uniform Company. In 1936 Medintz married Dorothy Davis. Medintz was active in a variety of youth and humanitarian causes in the Jewish...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1948 - 1985
Identifier: Mss 185
Abstract The Smith family settled in Vidalia, Georgia, and opened a shoe store in 1925. The family business flourished into Max Smith’s Department Store. The papers contain correspondence, newspaper clippings, and material related to Congregation beth Israel and the Savannah Hebrew Day School.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1964 - 2001
Identifier: Mss 412
Abstract The Benators were a prominent family in the Atlanta Jewish community. These papers include legal documents, correspondence, and newspaper articles pertaining to the Benator family, the Cadranel family and the Galanti family.
Dates: 1920 - 2017
Identifier: Mss 283
Abstract This collection contains materials relating to the lives of Bernie and Tillie Shapiro of Atlanta, Georgia.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1905 - 1995
Identifier: Mss 360
Dates: 1967 - 1989
Identifier: Mss 127
Abstract Bertram Ehrlich (1913-2001) was born in Bainbridge, Georgia. Growing up in Bainbridge he later attended Tulane University in New Orleans, Louisiana, from which he graduated with a doctoral degree. He was employed as a pharmacist in numerous drug stores in New Orleans, Louisiana; Atlanta, Georgia; and Tennessee. In 1941, he moved back to Bainbridge, Georgia to assist his father in the Ehrlich Drug Co. The collection consists of newspaper clippings; photocopies of formulas from Ehrlich Drug...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1908 - 1997
Identifier: Mss 086
Abstract Beryl Weiner is an Atlanta attorney who spent his boyhood years in Camilla, Georgia. The index highlights important events in the Camilla, the South, and especially those that relate to the Jewish residents of Camilla. The papers consist of the index to the Camilla Enterprise compiled by Beryl Weiner in 1996.
Dates: 1918 - 1996
Identifier: Mss 393
Abstract The Havanah Chapter of B’nai B’rith Women existed in Atlanta, Georgia, and was made up of women from Cobb County, Roswell, and the surrounding communities. “Havanah” is the Hebrew word for “understanding” and their mission was to serve the community in every way possible. Their records consist of book club records, program information, correspondence, newspaper clippings, membership directories, and recipes.
Dates: 1997 - 2002
Identifier: Mss 025
Abstract B'nai B'rith Women, Inc. organized an Atlanta chapter in April, 1944. Activities included assistance to Hillel House at the University of Georgia, the Anti-Defamation League of B'nai B'rith, and the American Red Cross. B'nai B'rith Women were also actively involved with the sale of war bonds during World War II. Programs of B'nai B'rith Women have historically served both the Jewish and non-Jewish communities of Atlanta. The records include Correspondence, newsletter, records of the B'nai...
Dates: 1936 - 1977
Identifier: Mss 326
Abstract Two scrapbooks
Dates: Majority of material found within 1949 - 1960
Identifier: Mss 197
Abstract Irving Weinstein A.Z.A. 807 of the B'nai B'rith Youth Organization was founded in Columbus, Georgia, in 1950. The collection consists of two scrapbooks and yearbooks relating to the chapter's activities.
Dates: 1946 - 1969
Identifier: Mss 362
Abstract Documents and scrapbooks relating to the Savannah boys’ and girls’ chapters of B’nai B’rith Youth Organization (BBYO), a fraternity and sorority for Jewish high school students.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1936 - 1975
Identifier: Mss 345
Abstract Documents and clippings relating to the Buchsbaum and Levy families of Savannah, Georgia and New York City.
Dates: 1868 - 2011
Identifier: Mss 391
Abstract The financial records of the Savannah Bureau of Jewish Education from 1959-1968. The Bureau of Jewish Education oversaw coordinating the religious education needs for all of Savannah’s Jewish residents. Supported by the Savannah Jewish Council, it was the umbrella organization for a kindergarten, weekday Hebrew school, and a Sunday school.
Dates: 1959 - 1968
Identifier: Mss 250
Abstract A native of Atlanta, Cecil Alexander Jr. was a World War II veteran, a renowned architect, and an outspoken activist during the Civil Rights Movement. Cecil influenced the physical appearance, as well as the political, social, and racial structure of Atlanta. The papers consist of correspondence, certificates, speeches, and newspaper articles.
Dates: 1902 - 2001
Identifier: Mss 408
Abstract This collection contains several scrapbooks from Charlotte Kaminsky’s time at the University of Georgia in the 1950s. It contains newspaper articles, photos, and various documents and mementos from her scrapbooks.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1950 - 1959
Identifier: Mss 181
Abstract Clemmie Mayer Pinkhussohn was born in Atlanta, Georgia the youngest child of David and Elisa Weilman Mayer. She married Samuel (Sam) Pinkhussohn of Savannah, Georgia in 1889. The couple resided in Atlanta. Clemmie's father David Mayer was the trusted friend of Georgia governor Joseph E. Brown and Alexander Stephens, the vice-president of the Confederacy. The collection consists of correspondence between Brown, Stephens and Mayer, the invitation to the wedding of Clemmie Mayer and Sam...
Dates: 1864 - 1893
- Subject: Jews -- Georgia X
- Jews -- Georgia -- Atlanta 83
- Atlanta (Ga.) 59
- Jews -- Georgia -- Savannah 53
- Savannah (Ga.) 43
- Jews -- Georgia 40
- Savannah Jewish Archives 31
- Jewish businesspeople 30
- Jewish women 16
- Jews -- United States 16
- World War, 1939-1945 13
- Jews -- Georgia -- Columbus 12
- Columbus (Ga.) 10
- Congregation Ahavath Achim (Atlanta, Ga.) 10
- Georgia 10
- Jews -- Georgia -- Augusta 10
- Rabbis 10
- Augusta (Ga.) 9
- Emigration and immigration 9
- Entrepreneurship 9
- Genealogy 9 ∧ less
- Yiddish 2
- French 1
- German 1
- Hebrew 1
- Romanian; Moldavian; Moldovan 1
- Congregation B’nai B’rith Jacob (Savannah, Ga.) 3
- Hadassah, the Women's Zionist Organization of America 3
- Wexler, William A., Dr., 1913-2000 3
- Jewish Educational Alliance (Savannah, Ga.) 2
- Levy, Jack M., 1908-1988 2
- Rosenberg, Abraham I., Rabbi, 1912-1985 2
- Abrams, Ann Uhry, 1934- 1
- Adas Yeshurun Synagogue (Augusta, Ga.) 1
- Aftergut, Lorraine (Cookie) Willen, 1941- 1
- Agudath Achim Chevra Kadisha (Savannah, Ga.) 1
- Aleph Zadik Aleph. David Finn Chapter, No. 206. (Savannah, Ga.) 1
- Alexander, Cecil A., Jr., 1918-2013 1
- Alexander, Douglas C., 1959- 1
- Alexander, Louis, 1922-1987 1
- Alperin, Helen Goldman, 1929-2016 1
- Alterman, Rosalie Hirsch, 1913-2003 1
- Alterman, Sara Cohen, 1917- 1
- Altman, Richard B., 1948- 1
- American Council for Judaism 1
- American Jewish Historical Society 1 ∧ less