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Identifier: Mss 081
Overview B’nai Israel Synagogue in Thomasville, Georgia, was established in 1885 and is still in existence. It is an orthodox congregation. The records consist primarily of Sisterhood of the Congregation including minutes, 1930-1972.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1930 - 1974
Identifier: Mss 062
Overview Bobby Johnson was the financial secretary for the Atlanta Jewish Welfare Federation of 29 years. Her papers consist primarily of records from the Atlanta Jewish Welfare Fund, the Atlanta Jewish Community Council consisting of issues of the newsletter, "Together," 1954-1955, and records from the Standard Club.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1940 - 1994
Identifier: Mss 409
Overview The Brandeis University Women’s Committee was an organization that sponsored many fundraisers, including their annual used book sale. This collection includes newspaper articles, pictures, official documents, membership materials and many awards.
Dates: 1949 - 2007
Identifier: Mss 345
Overview Documents and clippings relating to the Buchsbaum and Levy families of Savannah, Georgia and New York City.
Dates: 1868 - 2011
Identifier: Mss 391
Overview The financial records of the Savannah Bureau of Jewish Education from 1959-1968. The Bureau of Jewish Education oversaw coordinating the religious education needs for all of Savannah’s Jewish residents. Supported by the Savannah Jewish Council, it was the umbrella organization for a kindergarten, weekday Hebrew school, and a Sunday school.
Dates: 1959 - 1968
Identifier: Mss 250
Overview A native of Atlanta, Cecil Alexander Jr. was a World War II veteran, a renowned architect, and an outspoken activist during the Civil Rights Movement. Cecil influenced the physical appearance, as well as the political, social, and racial structure of Atlanta. The papers consist of correspondence, certificates, speeches, and newspaper articles.
Dates: 1902 - 2001
Identifier: Mss 067
Overview Chaplain Gaskill was a United States Army chaplain who was among the first Americans to enter the Dachau concentration camp. Of special significance is the record book of those who died during the last three months of camp operation. The information has been sent to Yad Vashem in Israel. The papers contain records from the Dachau concentration camp including death records, hospital records, a memorial service, reports, and prisoner testimonies.
Dates: 1936 - 1945
Identifier: Mss 408
Overview This collection contains several scrapbooks from Charlotte Kaminsky’s time at the University of Georgia in the 1950s. It contains newspaper articles, photos, and various documents and mementos from her scrapbooks.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1950 - 1959
Identifier: Mss 106
Overview Charlotte Wilen has been active in community service in Atlanta for 30 years. She was president of the Maternal and Child Health Institute, Inc., president of the Continuum Alliance for Human Development; a member of the Georgia Planning Group for Health Promotion; a member of the Governor’s Commission on Obstetrics and a member of the Board of Directors of Scottish Rite Children’s Hospital. She was also on the national task force on Maternal and Infant Health March of Dimes Birth Defects...
Dates: 1963 - 1993
Identifier: Mss 219
Overview Clarice Geigerman Woodruff was active in the arts in Atlanta, Georgia. The collection consists of the script used by Clarice from "Driving Miss Daisy," newspaper articles, and invitations, programs and flyers from the many arts related organizations in which she was involved.
Dates: 1964 - 1990
Identifier: Mss 181
Overview Clemmie Mayer Pinkhussohn was born in Atlanta, Georgia the youngest child of David and Elisa Weilman Mayer. She married Samuel (Sam) Pinkhussohn of Savannah, Georgia in 1889. The couple resided in Atlanta. Clemmie's father David Mayer was the trusted friend of Georgia governor Joseph E. Brown and Alexander Stephens, the vice-president of the Confederacy. The collection consists of correspondence between Brown, Stephens and Mayer, the invitation to the wedding of Clemmie Mayer and Sam...
Dates: 1864 - 1893
Identifier: Mss 088
Overview This Columbus Lodge of B’nai B’rith was established only one year of after the end of the Civil War. Information from other chapters - including the Gate City Lodge No. 144 from Atlanta - can be found within the records. The records consist of minutes, 1866-1976.
Dates: 1866 - 1890
Identifier: Mss 351
Overview This collection contains records created by and relating to Congregation Agudath Achim, a synagogue in Savannah, Georgia, that is affiliated with the United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism.
Dates: 1920 - 2008
Identifier: Mss 021
Overview Ahavath Achim was founded in 1886 and is Atlanta’s second oldest congregation. Today, they are Atlanta’s largest Conservative congregation. The records consist of annual reports, minutes, correspondence, financial records and membership information.
Dates: 1887 - 1988
Identifier: Mss 218
Overview Congregation Ariel in Dunwoody, Georgia, opened in 1993 and is an Orthodox synagogue. The records consist of photocopies of a scrapbook.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1993 - 2001
Identifier: Mss 058
Overview Congregation Beth El was a short-lived Conservative synagogue established in 1954. The records consist of certificate, scrapbook, song sheet, and newsletter.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1954 - 1961
Identifier: Mss 215
Overview Congregation Beth Jacob is an Orthodox congregation located in Atlanta, Georgia, that was founded in 1943 and is still in existence today. The records consists of annual reports, minutes, correspondence, financial records, membership information, bulletins, newsletters, and building plans for both the 1855 LaVista Road building and its expansion in the 1970s.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1958 - 1993
Identifier: Mss 295
Overview c.1976-1988, including a history of the congregation, bulletins, 1976-1986; newspaper articles, c.1981-1985; programs and invitations, 1976-1988; photographs; and general records, c.1976-1988
Dates: 1975 - 1988
Identifier: Mss 343
Overview Financial records, correspondence, marketing materials, and meeting minutes created by and relating to Congregation B’nai B’rith Jacob (B.B.J.), an orthodox synagogue in Savannah, Georgia.
Dates: 1879 - 1996
Identifier: Mss 153
Overview Congregation Children of Israel was established in 1846 and is still in existence today. The records consist of minutes, correspondence, financial and legal records and general administrative files. Of special interest to researchers is the Sunday school scrapbook, which holds pictures dating as far back as the sixties. The collection also consists of the first check written, which provides official ownership of the congregation.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1919 - 2005
Identifier: Mss 305
Overview Congregation Etz Chaim is a conservative synagogue located in Marietta, Georgia. Their records include correspondence, meeting minutes, directories, newsletters, newspaper clippings, and speeches.
Dates: 1978 - 1994
Identifier: Mss 057
Overview Congregation Or VeShalom was founded in 1914 when Congregation Ahavat Shalom and Congregation Or Hahayim merged. Its membership was originally comprised of immigrants to Atlanta from Turkey and the Isle of Rhodes. The records consist of financial records, and Hebrew school attendance and grade books.
Dates: 1913 - 1973
Identifier: Mss 426
Overview Congregation Or VeShalom was founded in 1914 when Congregation Ahavat Shalom and Congregation Or Hahayim merged. Its membership was originally comprised of immigrants to Atlanta from Turkey and the Isle of Rhodes. The records consist of congregation footage, ...
Dates: 1973 - 2002
Identifier: Mss 317
Overview Congregation Sha'arey Israel Records, 1940-2006, consisting of oral interviews (cassette tapes) of past presidents, undated; bulletins, 1985-2006; minutes, 1940-2002; directories, 1972-1990; constitutions, 1960-1981; sisterhood conference records, 1979; handbooks, 1965-1967; membership rosters; board of education records, 1983-1993; synagogue history, 1999; and miscellaneous newspapers articles and photographs.
Dates: 1940 - 2006
Identifier: Mss 075
Overview Congregation Shearith Israel was founded in 1904 by a segment of Atlanta’s Eastern European Jewish community. Under Rabbi Geffen’s leadership, the congregation grew as an orthodox congregation that upheld traditional Old World values and rites. The congregation later moved toward conservative Judaism. The largest piece of the collection consists of congregational minutes from 1947-1974. Many of these are in great detail, and they highlight congregational business, as well as discussion and...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1910 - 1990
Identifier: Mss 383
Scope and Contents Researchers examining the Congregation Yeshurun (Savannah, Ga.) Records will gain insight into an orthodox congregation in Savannah, Georgia. The records are arranged in alphabetical order by subject and chronologically within each file.
Dates: 1933 - 1939
Identifier: Mss 119
Overview David Alterman (1917-1993) was one of five brothers who, with their father, owned and operated a wholesale grocery business in Atlanta. David (Dave) Alterman and his wife, Sara, were also active in synagogue life and a wide variety of Jewish community organizations.
Dates: 1933 - 1990
Identifier: Mss 175
Overview Dr. David Hein was a gastroenterologist born in 1923 in Atlanta, Georgia. The collection consists of correspondence; writings by Dr. David Hein and Dr. Virginia Herzog Hein; genealogical material relating to the Herzog, Blum, Bloch, Bernd, Cohen, Hein and Montag families; and school memorabilia. Of special interest is a journal article written by Dr. Virginia Hein entitled: "The Image of 'A City Too Busy to Hate': Atlanta in the 1960's" for the "Phylon, The Atlanta University Review of Race and...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1912 - 2005
Identifier: Mss 252
Overview The Geffen Family played a significant role in the Jewish spiritual life in Atlanta during the 20th century. The papers include certificates, calendars, correspondence, invitations, receipts, and writings.
Dates: 1906 - 2005
Identifier: Mss 255
Overview A native of Atlanta, David Haver owned a grocery store called “D. Haver Grocery” located on the corner of Solomon and Martin Streets. The papers consist of advertisements, coupons, membership cards, newspaper clippings, and receipts.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1929 - 1972
- 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