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Atlanta Jewish Federation Records

Identifier: Mss 082
Abstract 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...
Dates: 1906 - 1980; Majority of material found within 1910 - 1967

Atlanta Rabbinical Association Records

Identifier: Mss 157
Abstract 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...
Dates: 1970 - 1986

Barbara Balser Papers

Identifier: Mss 262

This collection focuses on Barbara Balser’s national chairmanship with the Anti-Defamation League.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1896 - 2006

Barney Medintz Family Papers

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

Ben Smith Family Papers

Identifier: Mss 185

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

Benator Family Papers

Identifier: Mss 412

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

Benjamin Hirsch and Associates, Inc. Records

Identifier: Mss 237

Papers consisting of correspondence files from the architectural practice, Benjamin Hirsch and Associates.

Dates: 1978 - 1991

Benjamin Hirsch Family Papers

Identifier: Mss 307

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

Berman-Lubin Family History Collection

Identifier: Mss 313

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

Bernard Birnbaum Family Papers

Identifier: Mss 131

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

Bernard Shapiro Family Papers

Identifier: Mss 283

This collection contains materials relating to the lives of Bernie and Tillie Shapiro of Atlanta, Georgia.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1905 - 1995

Bernstein and Eisenman Family Papers

Identifier: Mss 360
Dates: 1967 - 1989

Bertram Ehrlich Family Papers

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...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1908 - 1997

Bertram J. Rosenbush, Jr. Family Papers

Identifier: Mss 221

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

Beryl Weiner Family Papers

Identifier: Mss 086

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

Betsy Teplis Family Papers

Identifier: Mss 263

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

B'nai B'rith Gate City Lodge #144 (Atlanta, Ga.) Records

Identifier: Mss 049

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

B'nai B'rith Girls Deborah Chapter #1358 (Atlanta, Ga.) Records

Identifier: Mss 050

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

B’nai B’rith Girls DJG Chapter (Atlanta, Ga.) Records

Identifier: Mss 142

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

B’nai B’rith Governor David Emanuel Lodge No. 1698 (Waycross, Ga.) Records

Identifier: Mss 232

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

B’nai B’rith Women (Birmingham, Ala.) Records

Identifier: Mss 322

B’nai B’rith Women (Birmingham, Ala.) Records, 1955-1956, consisting of a scrapbook.

Dates: 1955 - 1973

B’nai B’rith Women Dolls for Democracy

Identifier: Mss 327

Handmade dolls used to teach diversity and democratic values at local clubs, scout meetings and church and synagogue groups.

Dates: 1950 - 1960

B’nai B’rith Women, Havanah Chapter (Atlanta, Ga.) Records

Identifier: Mss 393

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

B'nai B'rith Women, Inc. Records

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

B’nai B’rith Women (Macon, Ga.) Records

Identifier: Mss 326

Two scrapbooks

Dates: Majority of material found within 1949 - 1960

B’nai B’rith Women, Solel Chapter (Atlanta, Ga.) Records

Identifier: Mss 371

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

B'nai B'rith Youth Organization – Atlanta Chapter A.Z.A. 134 Records

Identifier: Mss 029

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

B’nai B’rith Youth Organization Irving Weinstein A.Z.A. 807 (Columbus, Ga.) Records

Identifier: Mss 197

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

B’nai B’rith Youth Organization (Savannah, Ga.) Records

Identifier: Mss 362

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

B’nai B’rtih Youth Organization – Acharit Chapter (Atlanta, Ga.) Records

Identifier: Mss 231

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

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