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Stanford Makover Family Papers

Identifier: Mss 180

Stanford Makover was a prominent businessman and community leader in in Atlanta, Georgia. The collection consists of records from Shirley of Atlanta and an annual report from Ahavath Achim Congregation.

Dates: 1950 - 1983

Susan Barnard Papers

Identifier: Mss 410

Susan Barnard was one of the founders of the Atlanta Group Home, Inc a home for developmentally disabled adults. This collection includes newspaper articles and documents about how the home was established.

Dates: 1970 - 1983

Sylvia Becker Papers

Identifier: Mss 258

Sylvia Pollock was born in Asheville, NC, January 3, 1929. She attended the University of Missouri from 1947 – 1948. Sylvia and Saul Becker married and moved to Atlanta in 1949, and are the parents of three children. Ms. Becker served on the following committees: Holocaust Commission; Israel Affairs Committee; Goodfriend Holocaust Collection at Woodruff Library, Emory University; National Jewish Resource Center.

Dates: 1979 - 2000

Temple Beth El (Anniston, Alabama) Records

Identifier: Mss 194

Founded in 1888, Temple Beth El is the Reform congregation in Anniston, Alabama. The collection consists primarily of minutes of the Ladies Hebrew Benevolent Society also known as Henrietta Sterne Sisterhood and the Anniston Sisterhood. The minutes provide insight into both the “good works” of Ladies Benevolent Societies as well as the importance of this particular sisterhood in the overall success of this congregation.

Dates: 1890 - 2010

Temple Beth-El (Birmingham, Ala.) Records

Identifier: Mss 315
Abstract Temple Beth-El Records, c.1952-2006, consisting of material including bulletins, 1952-1954, 1963, 1964,1972-1973; Congregational minutes, 1958-1965; a Congregational scrapbook, 1984-1986; minutes of the Sisterhood of Temple Beth-El, 1952-2000 (incomplete); Sisterhood scrapbooks, (originals and photocopies), 1954-2006; Sisterhood speeches, 1962-1976; photographs, a plan for the Mikvah, 1946; miscellaneous documents relating to the Congregational activities; and scrapbooks from the Women's...
Dates: 1952 - 2008

Temple Beth El (Dalton, Ga.) Records

Identifier: Mss 316
Abstract Temple Beth El (Dalton, Ga.) Records consisting of 8 linear feet of material including a plaster Ten Commandments (most likely from atop the Ark), c.1941; anniversary celebration records, 1963-1991; minutes, 1940-1981; 18th annual commemorative prayer book (bound); fifteenth annual commemorative bible (bound); bulletins, 1976-2008; miscellaneous newspaper articles; photographs, c.1960-1980s; membership survey, 1996; financial records, c.1960s-1970s; certificates, c.1960-1990; Tulip Ball...
Dates: 1941 - 2008

Temple Beth Israel (Gadsden, Alabama) Records

Identifier: Mss 214

Temple Beth Israel – Gadsden, Alabama was unofficially founded in 1903. The synagogue and its membership were active in the general community life of Gadsden. Without a growing population, the congregation was finally forced to close its doors in 2010. The collection consists of minutes, correspondence, and bulletins of the congregation, as well as records from Gadsden chapter of B’nai B’rith Women and the Gadsden Federated Jewish Charities.

Dates: 1921 - 2011

Temple Beth Israel (Macon, Ga.) Records

Identifier: Mss 151
Abstract Temple Beth Israel - Macon, Georgia was established in 1859 by eleven men who came together for that purpose at a house on Cherry Street in Macon, Georgia. Today the congregation is still active in the Macon community. The collection consists of minutes, correspondence, cemetery records, financial and legal records, and general administrative files. Of special interest are the minutes which provide an accounting of the congregation's activities from its inception in 1859. The first...
Dates: 1859 - 1998

Temple B’nai Israel/Albany Hebrew Congregation (Albany, Ga.) Records

Identifier: Mss 164

Temple B'nai Israel has been a Reform congregation since its founding in 1854 and was a charter member of the Union of American Hebrew Congregations, now the Union for Reform Judaism. The records are composed primarily of the minutes and financial records relating to the daily activities of this congregation.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1861 - 1999

Temple Israel (Columbus, Ga.) Records

Identifier: Mss 089

This congregation is one of Georgia’s oldest and was established in Columbus in 1854. The records consist of an anniversary guest book, 1979 and financial ledger, 1898-1904.

Dates: 1898 - 1979

Temple Sinai (Sandy Springs, Ga.) Records

Identifier: Mss 300

Temple Sinai is a reform synagogue in Sandy Springs, Georgia. Records include correspondence, membership records, scrapbooks and general administrative files of this Reform Jewish congregation.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1968 - 2017

The Atlanta Jewish Times Records

Identifier: Mss 013
Abstract Formerly called the Southern Israelite, the Atlanta Jewish Times served readers in the southern section of the United States. Although not the oldest English-Jewish newspaper in the Southeast, it is the most enduring. The records include correspondence, biographical material, records and memorabilia from communities outside of Atlanta and the state of Georgia, and general files. The records reflect upon the varied subjects and individuals, which were profiled in the Southern Israelite...
Dates: 1929 - 1985

The Breman Museum Audiovisual Collection

Identifier: Mss 400

The Breman Museum Audiovisual Collection consists of videos created by, for, or in part from the Breman Museum. The collection is arranged into several series and alphabetical or chronological within each series.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1996 - 2018

The Dannenberg Company (Macon, Ga.) Records

Identifier: Mss 133
Scope and Contents

Researchers studying The Dannenberg Company (Macon, Ga.) Records will gain insight into a Jewish-owned department store in central Georgia. All material is arranged in alphabetical order by subject and chronologically within each folder.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1883 - 1992

The Ernst Braun Family Papers

Identifier: Mss-437

Various papers about Ernst Braun's military service and cilivan life during World War II from 1941 to 1945.

Dates: 1941 - 1945

The Georgia Farm School and Resettlement Bureau Records

Identifier: Mss 002
Abstract The Georgia Farm School and Resettlement Bureau was a non-profit agency interested in resettling and retraining Jewish refugees just prior to the outbreak of World War II. The records are composed primarily of the correspondence, minutes, committee reports and financial records relating to the daily activities of this organization. Also included are the records of some of the agencies with which the Farm School had dealings, eg. the National Refugee Service and the National Council of Jewish...
Dates: 1936 - 1948

The Hebrew Ladies Benevolent Society (Albany, Ga.) Records

Identifier: Mss 097
Abstract The Hebrew Ladies Benevolent Society of Albany, Georgia was organized on February 10, 1878, by 13 women with the purpose of “doing good to all mankind and to bestow charity upon all that are needy and worthy of the same, and to promote in general all that is good and noble.” Throughout its history, the Society has lived up to these ideals and can be credited with benefiting hundreds of Albany’s citizens by providing both charity and benevolence. The records consist of minutes,...
Dates: 1878 - 1985

The Kaufmann and Steinheimer Family Papers

Identifier: Mss-438

Various papers from the Kaufmann and Steinheimer families' respectively from the 1880s to the 1960s.

Dates: 1881 - 1967

The Leon Eplan Family Papers

Identifier: Mss-436

Various papers related to and regarding the Eplan family collected by Leon Eplan and later his son, Harlan Eplan from 1905 to 2018.

Dates: 1905 - 2018

The Richard and Greta Hamm Family Papers

Identifier: Mss-441

Various papers collected by the Richard and Greta Hamm during their lives in Germany then Shanghai then America from 1920 to 1989.

Dates: 1920 - 1989

The Sam Massell Jr. Family Papers

Identifier: Mss-439

Various papers and newspaper paper clippings from Sam Massell Jr. and his family from the 1930s ot the early 2000s.

Dates: 1932 - 2003

The Shoah Foundation Papers

Identifier: Mss-440

Documents relating to Atlanta area participants in the Shoah Foundation's oral history project.

Dates: 1995 - 1997

The Standard Club Records

Identifier: Mss 004
Abstract The Standard Club is the outgrowth of the Concordia Club, which was established in 1867, as Atlanta's first Jewish social club. Originally located on the third floor of a building on the corner of Forsyth and Marietta Streets, the Standard Club would move five times in the succeeding decades, and as of 2020 is located in Johns Creek, a northern suburb of Atlanta. The records are composed primarily of papers relating to the land and financial transactions necessary for the club's move in 1905...
Dates: 1850 - 1982

The Temple (Atlanta, Ga.) Records

Identifier: Mss 059

From its humble beginning in 1867, The Temple has become one of the most well-respected congregations in the Southeast and continues to offer both spiritual and secular leadership for its many members. The records consist of meeting minutes, reports, financial statements, bulletins, correspondence, membership records, religious school records, and newsletters.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1853 - 1959

The Temple (Atlanta, Ga.) Sisterhood Records

Identifier: Mss 042

The Temple Sisterhood was established on December 9, 1912, and is the oldest congregation-sponsored women's organization in Atlanta. The records are primarily composed of minutes, scrapbooks, programs, invitations, reports, speeches and Garden Club records.

Dates: 1902 - 1987

The Waldo and Carolyn Goldberg Oettinger Papers

Identifier: Mss-435

Various papers collected by the Carolyn Goldberg Oettinger and her daughter Janice Rothschild Blumberg from 1871 to 1976.

Dates: 1871 - 1976

The William Breman Jewish Home Records

Identifier: Mss 101

A study of Jewish population, funded by the Federation in 1947, highlighted the need for a facility based on the growing number and higher percentage of aged in the total population. The William Breman Jewish Home opened its facility for the aged in 1951. The collection consists of minutes, correspondence, and newsletters.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1944 - 2006

Thomas J. Asher Family Papers

Identifier: Mss 149

A native Atlantan, Tom Asher is a prominent businessman and community leader. The collection consists of records from the Elsas family reunion held in Atlanta in 1993; record books belonging to Oscar Elsas, President of Fulton Bag and Cotton Mills following the retirement of his father Jacob in 1913; material relating to the works of playwright Alfred Uhry, a boyhood friend of Tom Asher; and newsletters from Rich's, the store at which Joseph Asher was employed.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1876 - 1997

United Benevolent Society (Atlanta, Ga.) Records

Identifier: Mss 375

The Hungarian Benevolent Society was founded in 1911 in Atlanta, Georgia. The mission of the organization was to come to the relief of its members. In 1942, the organization changed its name to the United Benevolent Society.

Dates: 1931 - 1991

United Hebrew School of Atlanta Records

Identifier: Mss 016

The United Hebrew School was Atlanta's first attempt at a community-wide Hebrew school available to all Jewish children regardless of synagogue affiliation. The records consist of correspondence, minutes, fliers, financial records and a 1929 report of the status of Jewish education in Atlanta.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1920 - 1957

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