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B’nai Israel Synagogue (Thomasville, Ga.) records

Identifier: Mss 081

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

Bobby Johnson Papers

Identifier: Mss 062

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

Brandeis University Women’s Committee Records

Identifier: Mss 409

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

Buchsbaum and Levy Family Papers

Identifier: Mss 345

Documents and clippings relating to the Buchsbaum and Levy families of Savannah, Georgia and New York City.

Dates: 1868 - 2011

Buckhead Coalition Records

Identifier: Mss 430

Various newspaper and magazine clippings about the Buckhead Coalition and its members, 1988-2020

Dates: 1988-2020

Bureau of Jewish Education (Savannah, Ga.) Records

Identifier: Mss 391

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

Cecil Alexander Family Papers

Identifier: Mss 250

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

Chaplain John G. Gaskill Papers

Identifier: Mss 067

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

Charlotte Blass Kaminsky Papers

Identifier: Mss 408

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

Charlotte Wilen Papers

Identifier: Mss 106
Abstract 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

Clarice Geigerman Woodruff Papers

Identifier: Mss 219

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

Clementine Mayer Pinkussohn Family Papers

Identifier: Mss 181
Abstract 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

Columbus Lodge No. 77 - Independent Order B’nai B’rith Records

Identifier: Mss 088

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

Congregation Agudath Achim (Savannah, Ga.) Records

Identifier: Mss 351

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

Congregation Ahavath Achim (Atlanta, Ga.) Records

Identifier: Mss 021

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

Congregation Ariel (Dunwoody, Ga.) Records

Identifier: Mss 218

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

Congregation Beth El (Atlanta, Ga.) Records

Identifier: Mss 058

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

Congregation Beth Jacob (Atlanta, Ga.) Records

Identifier: Mss 215

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

Congregation Beth Shalom Records

Identifier: Mss 295

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

Congregation B’nai B’rith Jacob (Savannah, Ga.) Records

Identifier: Mss 343

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

Congregation Children of Israel (Augusta, Ga.) Records

Identifier: Mss 153

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

Congregation Etz Chaim (Marietta, Ga.) Records

Identifier: Mss 305

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

Congregation Or VeShalom (Atlanta, Ga.) Records

Identifier: Mss 057

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

Congregation Or VeShalom Audiovisual Collection

Identifier: Mss 426
Abstract 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

Congregation Sha’arey Israel (Macon, Ga.) Records

Identifier: Mss 317

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

Congregation Shearith Israel (Atlanta, Ga.) records

Identifier: Mss 075
Abstract 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

Congregation Yeshurun (Savannah, Ga.) Records

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

Daniel Roth Papers

Identifier: Mss 431
Abstract Daniel Roth was born in Eufaula in 1917 and traveled to Columbus to attend religious school. Graduating from Eufaula High School in 1935 with a state trumpet performance championship, Roth attended college at Auburn and joined a dance band known as the Auburn Cavaliers. Roth enlisted in the U.S. Army at Fort Benning in 1942. Selected for flight navigation school, Roth also used his talents to collaborate with another cadet to write "The Navigator Song", a song which provided both instruction...
Dates: TBD

David Alterman Family Papers

Identifier: Mss 119

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

David and Virginia Hein Family Papers

Identifier: Mss 175
Abstract 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...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1912 - 2005

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