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Identifier: Mss 082
Overview The Atlanta Jewish Federation was formally incorporated in 1967 and is the result of the merger of the Atlanta Federation for Jewish Social Service founded in 1905 as the Federation of Jewish Charities; the Atlanta Jewish Welfare Federation founded in 1936 as the Atlanta Jewish Welfare Fund; and the Atlanta Jewish Community Council founded in 1945. Over the years the Federation operated the majority of the social service functions within the Jewish community of Atlanta. The records consist of...
Dates: 1906 - 1980; Majority of material found within 1910 - 1967
Identifier: Mss 157
Overview The Atlanta Rabbinical Assembly, founded sometime prior to 1970, is comprised of rabbis who represent the full spectrum of organized religious expression in the Atlanta area. Membership is open to and includes colleagues, both active and retired, from all sectors of the Jewish community: members serve in congregational as well as non-congregational settings. The records contain officer and membership lists, meeting agendas and minutes that reflect critical issues...
Dates: 1970 - 1986
Identifier: Mss 262
Overview This collection focuses on Barbara Balser’s national chairmanship with the Anti-Defamation League.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1896 - 2006
Identifier: Mss 115
Overview 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
Overview 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
Overview 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 237
Overview Papers consisting of correspondence files from the architectural practice, Benjamin Hirsch and Associates.
Dates: 1978 - 1991
Identifier: Mss 307
Overview Benjamin Hirsch is a Holocaust survivor and renowned architect. His papers include correspondence, newspaper clippings, certificates, sketches, speeches, immigration documents, diplomas, and records from the various organizations he has been involved with.
Dates: 1932 - 2010
Identifier: Mss 313
Overview The Berman-Lubin Family History Collection contains genealogical information on various members of the Berman and Lubin families and their decedents. The files were kept and arranged by Beryl Weiner. The files contain genealogical information, correspondence, newspaper clippings, certificates, and newsletters.
Dates: 1913 - 2010
Identifier: Mss 131
Overview Bernard Birnbaum was a Holocaust survivor from France. The collection consists of immigration and identification documents for members of the Birnbaum and Zwern families. Of special interest is the French identification card of Eli Georges Birnbaum marked with "Juif," the French word for Jew.
Dates: 1922 - 1962
Identifier: Mss 283
Overview 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
Overview 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 221
Overview The Rosenbush Family Papers were compiled over three generations beginning with Julius Rosenbush, who was a prominent entrepreneur in the mortuary and furniture businesses in Demopolis, Alabama. His children also participated in the mortuary and furniture business. The collection includes blueprints, correspondence, deeds, accounting ledgers, photographs, genealogical records, and maps.
Dates: 1894 - 2010
Identifier: Mss 086
Overview 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 263
Overview Betsy Teplis spearheaded a project to raise money to restore Jewish graves at the historic downtown cemetery. Last year, the group held a rededication of the area with more than 100 people.
Dates: 1910 - 2004
Identifier: Mss 049
Overview B'nai B'rith Gate City Lodge #144 was founded in Atlanta in 1870 and is the oldest benevolent association to be founded by the Jewish community. These are the only extant records of this organization. The records include minutes, membership records, and scrapbooks.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1934 - 1986
Identifier: Mss 050
Overview The B'nai B'rith Girls (BBG) was officially established in 1944 under the umbrella of the B'nai B'rith Youth Organization (BBYO). The Deborah Chapter was the Atlanta chapter of BBG. The records consist of correspondence, newsletters, reports, newspaper articles and membership records.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1964 - 1967
Identifier: Mss 142
Overview The B’nai B’rith Girls DJG (Devoted Jewish Girls) Chapter in Atlanta was a popular club for girls in Atlanta, Georgia. It was a part of the B’nai B’rith Youth Organization (BBYO) and B’nai B’rith Girls (BBG). The records consist of a scrapbook that documents their activities in the late 1960s.
Dates: 1968 - 1969
Identifier: Mss 232
Overview B'nai B'rith Governor David Emanuel Lodge No. 1698 - Waycross, Georgia was organized in 1947. The collection consists of a scrapbook containing newspaper clippings relating to the chapter's activities including a press release announcing the final mortgage payment for Waycross Hebrew Congregation located on Screven Avenue and loose newspaper articles relating to the golfing career of Barry Jacobson of Waycross.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1947 - 1977
Identifier: Mss 322
Overview B’nai B’rith Women (Birmingham, Ala.) Records, 1955-1956, consisting of a scrapbook.
Dates: 1955 - 1973
Identifier: Mss 327
Overview Handmade dolls used to teach diversity and democratic values at local clubs, scout meetings and church and synagogue groups.
Dates: 1950 - 1960
Identifier: Mss 393
Overview 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
Overview 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
Overview Two scrapbooks
Dates: Majority of material found within 1949 - 1960
Identifier: Mss 371
Overview Collection of three scrapbooks containing photographs, letters, newspaper articles and leaflets pertaining to the activities of B’nai B’rith Women – Solel Chapter
Dates: 1986 - 1993
Identifier: Mss 029
Overview The Atlanta chapter of AZA has helped shape the lives of its young Jewish members since 1924. The collection consists of a scrapbook created soon after the chapters installment.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1933 - 1950
Identifier: Mss 197
Overview 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
Overview 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 231
Overview The B'nai B'rith Youth Organization - Acharit Chapter was founded in 1973 in Atlanta. The collection consists of a scrapbook highlighting the activities of the chapter and newsletters and correspondence.
Dates: 1973 - 1975
- Atlanta (Ga.) 91
- Jews -- Georgia -- Atlanta 83
- Jewish businesspeople 65
- Jews -- Georgia -- Savannah 53
- Savannah (Ga.) 44
- Jews -- Georgia 39
- Congregation Ahavath Achim (Atlanta, Ga.) 38
- Jewish women 37
- Savannah Jewish Archives 32
- Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta 25
- World War, 1939-1945 25
- Emigration and immigration 24
- Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) 22
- Rabbis 21
- B'nai B'rith International 18
- B'nai B'rith Women 18
- Jews -- United States 16
- Jewish youth 15
- Entrepreneurship 13
- Jewish lawyers 13 ∧ less
- English 423
- German 6
- Yiddish 6
- Hebrew 4
- Russian 3
- French 2
- Czech 1
- Dutch; Flemish 1
- Germanic languages 1
- Latin 1
- Polish 1
- Romanian; Moldavian; Moldovan 1
- Spanish; Castilian 1 ∧ less
- Frank, Leo, 1884-1915 5
- Congregation B’nai B’rith Jacob (Savannah, Ga.) 3
- Epstein, Harry H., Rabbi, 1903-2003 3
- Hadassah, the Women's Zionist Organization of America 3
- Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta 3
- Wexler, William A., Dr., 1913-2000 3
- William Breman Jewish Heritage Museum 3
- B'nai B'rith Women 2
- Bauman, Mark K., 1946- 2
- Hebrew Benevolent Congregation (Atlanta, Ga.) 2
- Jewish Educational Alliance (Savannah, Ga.) 2
- Levy, Jack M., 1908-1988 2
- Rosenberg, Abraham I., Rabbi, 1912-1985 2
- Steiner, Andre, 1908-2009 2
- Travis, Robert M., 1900-1985 2
- United Jewish Appeal 2
- AMIT (Organization) 1
- AMIT Women 1
- Abrams, Ann Uhry, 1934- 1
- Adas Yeshurun Synagogue (Augusta, Ga.) 1 ∧ less