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Morris Jacobson Family Papers

Identifier: Mss 229

An immigrant from Lithuania, Morris Jacobson was a prominent businessman and civic leader in Waycross, Georgia. His papers include records from Jewish organizations and the family business in Waycross, newspaper clippings, writings, and a scrapbook.

Dates: 1945 - 2000

Murray Stein Family Papers

Identifier: Mss 132
Abstract Murray Stein is a Rome, Georgia, dentist who married Louise Stock. The Stock family was among the earlier settlers to Rome. The collection consists of membership records from Rodeph Sholom Congregation, newspaper articles on various subjects including the history of Jewish life in Rome, and documents relating to the attempt of Casper Stock to bring his cousin Estera Fajga Syskind to America,...
Dates: 1921 - 2002

Myron Lobman Family Papers

Identifier: Mss 207
Abstract A native of Alabama, Myron Lobman was a prominent businessman in Montgomery. The papers consist primarily of business records from Stein-Lobman Dry Goods Company. Papers relating to the activities of the Lobman family of Montgomery are also included in the collection. The letter copy books from 1891-1903, contain the pertinent correspondence of the principals of Steiner-Lobman relating to the transactions of the company. The records also contain the customer names of the hundreds of small...
Dates: 1880 - 2002

NA’AMAT – Golda Meir Chapter (Atlanta, Ga.) Records

Identifier: Mss 202

NA'AMAT (formerly Pioneer Women) Golda Meir Chapter (Atlanta, Ga.), was founded as in 1946. NA'AMAT is a women's labor Zionist organization that provides training, educational and social services for women, youth and children in Israel.

Dates: 1954 - 2006

Nathan Cohen Family Papers

Identifier: Mss 102
Abstract Nathan Cohen emigrated from Poland to the United States in 1913 and moved to South Georgia working as a peddler. In 1924 he opened Cohen’s of Alma. He retired in 1957 and assumed numerous civic responsibilities throughout the community. He was elected Mayor of Alma in 1961 and later named Citizen of the Year by the Lions Club and Board of Trade. The papers include records from Cohen’s of Alma Department Store and correspondence relating to the election of Nathan Cohen as Mayor of Alma,...
Dates: 1924 - 1972

Nathan Lipton Family Papers

Identifier: Mss 186

An Atlanta native, Nathan Lipton was a prominent businessman and community leader. The collection primarily consists of papers relating to his family member Louise Asman Marks who was born in Darien, Georgia in 1917 and includes her baby book.

Dates: 1917 - 1976

Nathan Saltzman Family Papers

Identifier: Mss 010
Abstract All material is arranged alphabetically by subject and chronologically within each folder. Of special note is the correspondence that is highly descriptive of the lifestyle led by affluent members of the Jewish community in the early 1900s. The Saltzmans were a pioneer Atlanta Jewish family. Nathan arrived in Atlanta at the turn of the 20th century and was active in the Jewish community. The papers consist of correspondence, newsletter, invitations, prayer books, newspaper clippings,...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1873 - 1950

National Council of Jewish Women, Atlanta Section Records

Identifier: Mss 139

This collection of records traces the growth and development of one of the earliest and largest women’s organizations in Atlanta. The records date back to the Council’s inception in 1895 and cover a broad range of topics including immigration, labor, childcare, old age employment, and Tay-Sachs testing. The records consist of reports, bulletins, by-laws, correspondence, financial statements, mailings, meeting minutes, newsletters, and yearbooks.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1895 - 2019

National Service Industries, Inc. (Atlanta, Ga.) Records

Identifier: Mss 156

From its founding in 1962 to its demise in 2001, National Service Industries, Inc. was one of the largest textile rental companies in the United States. The records consist of records of acquisitions, mergers and sales of the various companies that were a part of NSI. Also included are annual reports from NSI and National Linen Services as well as a variety of records from some of its component brands, ZEP Manufacturing Company and Selig Chemical.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1897 - 1995

National Women’s Committee of Brandeis University – Atlanta Chapter Records

Identifier: Mss 201

Brandeis University National Women's Committee, Atlanta Chapter was founded in 1949 with Leah Janis elected as its first president. Brandeis University National Women's Committee chapters promote interest in Brandeis University located in Waltham, Massachusetts and raises funds in support of the University Library. The collection consists of a scrapbook, publications and newspaper articles relating to the activities of the Atlanta chapter.

Dates: 1959 - 1977

Neal Estroff Papers

Identifier: Mss 376

The Neal Estroff Papers consist of material collected by Neal Estroff during the Rich’s Executive Training Program he attended in 1984 and as manager of the Men’s Department at Rich’s Cobb Center.

Dates: 1983 - 1984

Neil Ghingold Papers

Identifier: Mss 178
Abstract Neil Ghingold and his father owned a dry goods store in Augusta, Gerogia. The collection consists of a synagogue history from Adas Yeshurun Synagogue in Augusta, Georgia; immigration documents, a family history and a memoir written by Abram Ghingold, in Romania and translated into ...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1921 - 1971

Noah Ginsberg Papers

Identifier: Mss 344

Letters written from U.S. Army soldier Noah Ginsberg to his family in Savannah, Georgia, during World War II.

Dates: 1942 - 1945

Noah Levine Papers

Identifier: Mss 415

This collection contains the papers of Noah Levine during his time working with the Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta from 1990 to 2007. It includes pictures, artifacts and records of the organization’s Community Relations Committee as it designed outreach programs such as the Atlanta Literacy Program, the Hunger Walks, relief funds for those effected by Hurricane Katrina and the events of September 11th, 2001.

Dates: 1990 - 2007

Norman Weitz Papers

Identifier: Mss 241

Norman Weitz Family Papers, c.1931-1982, consisting of .4 linear feet of material including the World War II military records and photographs relating to the service of Norman Weitz, fliers from the Kiddie Revue and Milk Fund,1931; Girl's High School commencement program, 1940, memorabilia from Alpha Epsilon Pi at the University of Georgia; and the scrapbook of Mitzi Hirsch, 1936-1937.

Dates: 1932 - 1988

Oscar Elsas Family Papers

Identifier: Mss 056

A native Atlantan, Oscar Elsas was the founder of Fulton Bag and Cotton, a business which became the largest employer in Atlanta. The papers consist of correspondence, family genealogy, memorabilia, scrapbooks, and programs.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1870 - 2000

Oscar Strauss Jr. Family Papers

Identifier: Mss 015

Oscar Strauss married Rubye Rich, the sister of the founders of Rich’s Department Store. The collection contains material relating to the lives of these two pioneer Atlanta families such as correspondence, genealogical information, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, and memorabilia.

Dates: 1872 - 1978

Paul Ginsberg Family Papers

Identifier: Mss 234

Paul Ginsberg was an intelligence officer during World War II, a Jewish War Veterans Commander, prominent Atlanta attorney, and community leader. His papers include correspondence, military records, newspapers clippings, invitations, programs, scrapbooks, family histories and genealogies, as well as material related to his daughter Marilyn Ginsberg Eckstein.

Dates: 1928 - 2004

Paul Janis Family Papers

Identifier: Mss 296

Paul Janis was a medic in WWII who settled in the Atlanta area after the war. He ran for the New York State Assembly on the Labor Party Ticket prior to being drafted and was very active in The Jewish War Veterans of America after the war. The collection contains a certificate of appreciation from Ronald Reagan, various speeches, an article he wrote, as well as class notes from his training as a medic.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1942 - 1987

Paul Ruben Family Papers

Identifier: Mss 189
Abstract Max and Rebecca Ruben in established Ruben's Department Store on Broad Street in Augusta, Georgia in 1898. The collection consists of an employee salary ledger, 1944-1946, a cancelled check, 1963, a debit memorandum from the 1940s, an application for a charge account; and records from the Havath Israel Lodge #361 of the Independent Order of Brith Sholom in Augusta, Georgia and the Independent Order of Brith Sholom - Atlanta Lodge No....
Dates: 1916 - 1963

Peach State Stitchers Records

Identifier: Mss 407

This collection is of members The Peach State Stitchers, which is the Atlanta Chapter of the Pomegranate Guild of Judaic needle work. The collection consists of newspaper articles, magazines, emails, and other sources of information on the chapter.

Dates: 1995 - 2008

Peter Phillips Family Papers

Identifier: Mss 264
Abstract Peter Phillips was born in Berlin in 1920 and attended technical schools in Germany, Czechoslovakia, and France before fleeing Nazi Germany in March of 1941. After reaching America, he enlisted in the US Army and was stationed at Camp Ritchie, which operated as a base for German speaking soldiers, predominantly Jewish, to be trained in intelligence and interrogation. His papers contain material he collected while serving with the Ritchie Boys including internal Nazi documents and...
Dates: 1833 - 1996

Phi Delta Epsilon Medical Fraternity (Savannah, Ga.) Records

Identifier: Mss 390

The records of the Savannah Graduate Club of the Phi Delta Epsilon Medical Fraternity.

Dates: 1960 - 1975

Philip Lazarus Family Papers

Identifier: Mss 129
Abstract Philip Lazarus was a Russian immigrant, born in 1876, who settled in South Georgia in 1891. He originally moved to Rochelle, GA and married Lena Pearlman of Americus, Georgia. In 1902 they moved to Quitman, Georgia and opened Philip Lazarus and Sons, a general merchandise store. Lazarus died on August 5, 1953 in Quitman. The collection consists of indentures, correspondence primarily written by Jake Lazarus to his parents while serving as a soldier during World War II, and the...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1906 - 1945

Phillippa (Bunny) Sherman Montag Papers

Identifier: Mss 404

Bunny Montag ran a paper business in Savannah called the Paper Factory. During her life, she served as Project chairman on the project and committee Dor L’ Dor Generation to Generation Savannah’s Jewish Community. The papers include pictures, paper samples, letters, birth certificate, yarmulkes, greeting cards, homework, and photocopies.

Dates: 1920 - 2016

Pola and Sam Arbiser Family Papers

Identifier: Mss 314
Abstract Pola and Sam Arbiser are both Holocaust survivors from Poland. After the end of World War II, they immigrated to Israel where they met and married in 1954. They immigrated to Atlanta in 1960 and settled in Atlanta, Georgia. Their papers contain correspondence, appointment books, a poetry book, passports, wedding invitations, immigration documents, and school records. Of special interest are a diary kept by Pola while in hiding and soon thereafter, as well as a prayer book printed in 1935 at...
Dates: 1939 - 2007

Rabbi Edmund A. Landau Family Papers

Identifier: Mss 090
Abstract Rabbi Landau was a contemporary of Rabbi David Marx of The Temple in Atlanta, and both were schooled in the teachings of Classical Reform Judaism. Confirmation of these teachings is evident in the writings and addresses of Dr. Landau found within this collection. Throughout Rabbi Landau's tenure at Temple B'nai Israel he served as a respected leader within the Jewish and general communities of Albany. The papers consist of correspondence, record books of birth, marriages and funerals at...
Dates: 1878 - 1982

Rabbi Emanuel Feldman Papers

Identifier: Mss 111

Rabbi Emanuel Feldman was the spiritual leader of Congregation Beth Jacob (Atlanta, Ga.) for over 40 years. The files relate to the numerous issues that Rabbi Feldman involved himself during his tenure at Congregation Beth Jacob. Of special interest are the papers concerning the opening of the Atlanta Jewish Community Center on the Sabbath and the “Right of Return.”

Dates: 1946 - 1997

Rabbi Harry H. Epstein Papers

Identifier: Mss 001

Rabbi Harry H. Epstein was the spiritual leader of the Congregation Ahavath Achim in Atlanta, Georgia, for over 50 years. The bulk of the collection relates to his tenure and rabbinate at Ahavath Achim, but there is also material related to his academic career, personal life, and activities as a leading community figure in Atlanta and the South. His papers consist of academic course work, sermons, addresses, meeting minutes, writings, publications, correspondence, and scrapbooks.

Dates: 1907 - 1984

Rabbi Isaac E. Marcuson Papers

Identifier: Mss 161

Rabbi Isaac E. Marcuson was the spiritual leader at Temple Beth Israel, Macon, Georgia, for over 58 years. The bulk of the collection contains letters and requests for materials published for and by the Central Conference of American Rabbis. Additional correspondence can be found in subject specific folders. The collection contains material concerning World War II and the efforts in Macon to assist Jews escaping Nazi persecution prior to and after World War II.

Dates: 1915 - 1984

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