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Rabbi Joseph I. Cohen Family Papers

Identifier: Mss 065

Rabbi Joseph I. Cohen was the spiritual leader of Congregation Or-VeShalom for more than thirty years. The papers consist of death, birth and marriage records of members of Congregation Or VeShalom, records of the Atlanta Rabbinical Association, 1969-1978, and records from various organizations in which Rabbi Cohen was active.

Dates: 1931 - 1988

Rabbi Nathan Katz Papers

Identifier: Mss 203

Rabbi Nathan Katz was the spiritual leader of Congregation Anshi S'fard in Atlanta, Georgia for more than 50 years. The collection consists of sermons, writings, correspondence and newspaper articles.

Dates: 1922 - 1999

Rabbi Nathan Kohen Papers

Identifier: Mss 068

Rabbi Nathan Kohen was the spiritual leader of Fitzgerald Hebrew Congregation in Fitzgerald, Georgia for 25 years. His papers include correspondence, newsletters and programs from the Fitzgerald Hebrew Congregation and sermons.

Dates: 1938 - 1975

Rabbi Philip N. Kranz Papers

Identifier: Mss 169

Rabbi Kranz served Temple Sinai in Atlanta, Georgia for over 25 years. The bulk of the collection is correspondence thanking him for all his service to the community and his congregants. Also in the collection are materials from his tenure at Chicago Sinai congregation. Additional correspondence can be found in subject specific folders.

Dates: 1957 - 2006

Rabbi Raphael and Naomi Gold Papers

Identifier: Mss 373

Rabbi Raphael Gold served congregations in Atlanta, Savannah and Montgomery, Alabama. Much of this collection relates to his tenure and rabbinate at Agudath Achim in Savannah, Georgia from 1982-1990 but there is also material related to his earlier career in Washington, D.C. and later academic work in pastoral care. His papers consist of sermons, homiletic notes, eulogies, prayers, correspondence and academic course work.

Dates: 1949 - 2003

Rabbi Tobias Geffen Family Papers

Identifier: Mss 105
Scope and Contents

Researchers studying the Rabbi Tobias Geffen Papers will gain insight into orthodox Jewish life during the 20th century. All materials arranged in alphabetical order by subject and chronically within each folder.

Dates: 1924 - 1984

Rabhan Family Papers

Identifier: Mss 358
Scope and Contents This collection contains materials relating to Morris Rabhan’s community activity and the publication of his genealogy book, Our Family Story, in 1979. This includes a Jewish Educational Alliance Certificate of Appreciation for Scoutmaster of JEA Troop 2 presented in 1971 and a news clipping. Martin Maier Rabhan’s papers include two awards from the Savannah Hebrew School and the National Jewish Welfare Board, and one letter. Other materials in this collection include clippings and a wedding...
Dates: 1932 - 1983

Rae Alice Cohen Papers

Identifier: Mss 274

Papers consisting of honor, awards, certificates and memorabilia from school and camp activities, and files from the Southern Branch Women's League for Conservative Judaism, the Torah Fund of the Jewish Theological Seminary, and Ahavath Achim Congregation Sisterhood.

Dates: 1931 - 1996

Ralph Rosenbaum Papers

Identifier: Mss 247

Papers consisting of a birth certificate, two Masonic certificates, an Atlanta street directory, 1935-1936, a photograph, report card, 1924, a Masonic ring, and a medal from Camp Osceola in Henderson, North Carolina.

Dates: 1935 - 1969

Rambam Day School (Savannah, Ga.) Records

Identifier: Mss 363

Documents relating to the Rambam Day School (formerly the Hebrew Community School and Savannah Hebrew Day School), a Jewish day school in Savannah, Georgia.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1947 - 1994

Raphael Moses Papers

Identifier: Mss 083

Raphael Moses was born in 1812 in Charleston, South Carolina. He was an eminent lawyer and leader in the Civil War and Reconstruction periods of Georgia. He served on the staff of General James Longstreet in the Army of Northern Virginia. His papers consist of a typescript copy of the autobiography of Raphael Moses, 1890, a biography of Raphael Moses written by his grandson Stanford Moses, 1939, and letters of Raphael Moses, copied from the original, by Stanford Moses, 1812-1893.

Dates: 1890 - 1939

Raskin Family Papers

Identifier: Mss 359

Photocopies of documents and records relating to the Raskin family of Savannah, Georgia, with particular emphasis on attorney Sidney L. Raskin (1916-2011).

Dates: Majority of material found within 1891 - 1997

Rebecca Rosenbaum Gentile Papers

Identifier: Mss 176
Abstract Rebecca Rosenbaum Gentile served with the Red Cross and the International Refugee Organization following World War II. The collection consists of journals kept by Rebecca Rosenbaum while serving with the Red Cross and with the International Refugee Organization; correspondence and...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1924 - 1979

Reuben Aaron Kunnes Family Papers

Identifier: Mss 122

Reuben Aaron Kunnes was born in Russia and immigrated to the United States with his family in 1882. The family settled in Thomson, Georgia where they owned a dry goods business that eventually became R. A. Kunnes Department Store. The Kunnes family was active in all aspects of community life in Thomson, Georgia.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1800 - 1997

Reuben Cohen Family Papers

Identifier: Mss 191
Abstract Reuben Cohen and his wife Lillian were active in a wide variety of activities in Atlanta. Reuben was a longtime member of the Atlanta Radio Club and Lillian was a preschool teacher at the Atlanta Jewish Community Center for over 30 years. The collection consists of a log and rosters from the Atlanta Radio Club and programs, invitations and awards relating to the Cohen's involvement in a wide variety of...
Dates: 1936 - 1993

Richard B. Altman Family Papers

Identifier: Mss 261

The papers pertaining to the Altman family and the incorporation and operation of Altman’s Store in Brunswick, GA (1907 – 2002), and Temple Beth Tefilloh records from 1949 - 2002.

Dates: 1890 - 2002

Rich’s, Inc. (Atlanta, Ga.) Records

Identifier: Mss 114

Rich’s was established on May 28, 1867 as M. Rich Dry Goods and would grow to become the South’s largest retailer. The records consist of annual reports and financial records.

Dates: 1900 - 1986

Robert Lipshutz Papers

Identifier: Mss 286

A native of Atlanta, Robert J. (Bob) Lipshutz was a senior partner in the Atlanta law firm of Lipshutz, Greenblatt & King and had an active career in the practice of law and in public service to his country, state and community. He even served as Legal Counsel for President Jimmy Carter. The papers include biographies, writings, correspondence, and a scrapbook.

Dates: 1973

Robert M. Travis Papers

Identifier: Mss 108
Abstract Robert (Bob) M. Travis was an ardent Zionist and one of the first to recognize, as early as 1939, that the Jewish people would be facing a holocaust if Europe’s Jews were not allowed to immigrate to Palestine. Robert Travis served as president of the Zionist District in Atlanta from 1937-1939. He later served as president of the Southeastern Zionist Region. In 1941, in association with Julian Boehm he was instrumental in organizing the Atlanta branch of the American Christian Palestine...
Dates: 1930 - 1977

Rodeph Sholom Congregation (Rome, Ga.) Records

Identifier: Mss 152

Rodeph Sholom Congregation was founded in 1875 and is still in existence today. The records consist of minutes, correspondence, cemetery records, financial and legal records, and general administrative files. Of special interest to researchers are the indentures which provide a clear account of the congregation’s property.

Dates: 1875 - 2005

Ronald Goldstein Family Papers

Identifier: Mss 424

An Atlanta native, Dr. Ronald Goldstein is a renowned dentist specializing in esthetic dentistry. He is an author and researcher who has published throughout his career, as well as a clinical professor of Restorative Sciences and Dentistry. Dr. Goldstein's work has also included numerous civic and philanthropic projects. His papers consist of awards, blueprints, brochures, certificates, curriculum vita, newspaper and magazine articles, and family papers.

Dates: 1947 - 2017

Ronnie Salloway Family Papers

Identifier: Mss 312

The Goldberg and Salloway families were active members of the Jewish and business community of Sylacauga, Alabama. The papers include advertisements, correspondence, ledgers, newspaper clippings, and receipts.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1910 - 1976

Rosalie Hirsch Alterman Papers

Identifier: Mss 087

Rosalie Hirsch Alterman was an Atlanta native, a graduate of Girls' High School and active in community organizations. The collection consists of memorabilia from Girls' High School, Hadassah, the Coterie Club and Camp Civitania.

Dates: 1921 - 1949

Roslyn Seligman Papers

Identifier: Mss 378
Abstract Dr. Roslyn Seligman was born in Augusta, Georgia, and was valedictorian of her high school class in Claxton, Georgia. Following graduation from the University of Georgia in 1957, she attended the Medical College of Georgia and became the first woman to graduate from the school in 1961. She had a lengthy career at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine before she passed away in 2015. Her papers include certificates, diplomas, commencement program, obituary, invitations to friends’...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1953 - 1961; 2015

Rubin and Lola Lansky Family Papers

Identifier: Mss 167

Rubin and Lola Lansky were Holocaust survivors. They married in 1947 and moved to Atlanta in 1953. The collection consists of immigration documents, records from Eternal Life-Hemshech, Inc. a Holocaust survivor’s organization and records from the 50th anniversary celebration of the Victory in Europe in 1995.

Dates: 1940 - 1996

Ruth and Joe Levin Family Papers

Identifier: Mss 382

Ruth and Joe Levin settled in Savannah in 1919, established a successful business and became active members of the Savannah Jewish Community. The papers include birth certificates, personal letters, military records, wedding memorabilia and business documents.

Dates: 1914 - 1955

Ruth Kuniansky Willner Papers

Identifier: Mss 198

Ruth Kuniansky was born in Atlanta, Georgia and attended Girls' High School. The collection consists of a memory book of her high school years.

Dates: 1936 - 1940

Sam Dinerman Papers

Identifier: Mss 257
Abstract Sam Dinerman Family Papers, 1936-2000, consisting of a documents certifying Jack Dinerman as a Physical Therapist, 1951-1952; a photograph of Jack Dinerman with a patient in Savannah, Georgia, c.1950s; a portrait of Joseph Dinerman; a photographic copy of a portrait of Joseph Dinerman in his World War II uniform and an original color portrait of Joseph Dinerman; snap shots and aerial photographs taken by Sam Dinerman who served as Chief Photographers Mate as a member of the Anti-Submarine...
Dates: 1936 - 2000

Sam Gershon Family Papers

Identifier: Mss 046
Abstract Sam Gershon was actively involved in relief efforts in Europe and for the Jews of the city of Kobryn in the years immediately following World War I. The papers include documents from early Atlanta Jewish community organizations including the Central Committee for the War Sufferers, 1920, the Independent Order of B'rith Abraham, 1925-1948, the Kobryner...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1904 - 1992

Sam Glass Family Papers

Identifier: Mss 041

Sam Glass was active in the Zionist movement in Atlanta, Georgia. The papers primarily reflect upon the Zionist interest and activities and consist of correspondence, programs, and newspaper articles.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1913 - 1978

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