Showing Collections: 91 - 120 of 425
Identifier: Mss 145
Overview David Mayer was born in Bavaria in 1815. He immigrated to the United States in 1839, settling first in Tennessee and then in Washington, Georgia. Eight years later he moved to Atlanta where he remained until his death in 1890. David Mayer was a businessman, confederate veteran, free mason, and one of the founders of the Atlanta public schools. The collection consists of letters from notables such as Joseph E. Brown, elected as Georgia's governor four times, and from Alexander H. Stephens,...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1839 - 1946
Identifier: Mss 384
Overview David Robinson opened one of the first training schools for radiological technologists in Savannah, Georgia. During his career, he served as President of the Georgia Radiological Society, Chief of Staff at Candler General Hospital in Savannah, and historian of the Georgia Medical Society. The papers include report cards, scrapbook, programs, bulletins, and obituaries.
Dates: 1916 - 1984
Identifier: Mss 328
Overview David Sarnat Papers, c.1985-2000, consisting of organizational files, including speeches and correspondence, who was executive director of the Atlanta Jewish Federation (Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta) from1982 to 2003. This collection contains a small sampling of the work Mr. Sarnat accomplished while Executive Director of the Atlanta Jewish Federation.
Dates: 1985 - 2000
Identifier: Mss 026
Overview David Steinheimer was a founding member of The Hebrew Benevolent Congregation (The Temple). He married Isabelle Mayer, the daughter of David Mayer, a Confederate veteran, Temple founder, and businessman. In David Steinheimer's autobiography he recounts his early life working as peddler in the late 1850s. The papers include an autobiography of David Steinheimer, bride's book,...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1838 - 1930
Identifier: Mss 331
Overview Delta Phi Epsilon, Psi Chapter (University of Georgia) Records, 1944 – 2002, consisting of manuals, scrapbooks, photographs and objects including a mezuzah; a place setting of sorority dinnerware; and a silver punch bowl.
Dates: 1994 - 2002
Identifier: Mss 155
Overview Devara Felson Goodman was active in a variety of civic organizations while living in Ocilla, Georgia, including activities at the University of Georgia. The collection consists of material from family businesses, correspondence written at Blue Star Camps, and memorabilia relating to the activities of various family members.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1910 - 1998
Identifier: Mss 405
Overview Dixie Minatra worked for Rich's Department Store, which would later become known as Federated Department Store. The papers include annual reports, magazines, Rich Bits, newspaper articles, directories, and documents related to the history of Rich's and Federated Department Stores.
Dates: 1966 - 1997
Identifier: Mss 023
Overview Oberdorfer Insurance Agency was established in Atlanta in 1894 by Eugene Oberdorfer, Sr. Since that time family members have been active in both Jewish and general community service organizations. The papers consist primarily of records from Oberdorfer Insurance Agency and from the various organizations in which Donald Oberdorfer participated including the Anti Defamation League, the Atlanta Jewish Federation, the Ballyhoo Club, Future Incorporated, Hai-Resh...
Dates: 1909 - 1976
Identifier: Mss 120
Overview Dorothy Frankel Miller was a native Atlantan who was active in a wide variety of Jewish youth activities and clubs. The collection consists of programs, invitations, newsletters and miscellany from a scrapbook created by Dorothy Frankel from 1931-1937.
Dates: 1931 - 1962
Identifier: Mss 321
Overview Containing campaign memorabilia for the election campaign of Douglas Cecil Alexander for Atlanta City Council Post 3, At-Large, including correspondence from contributors; campaign contribution disclosure reports; notes from staff meetings; candidate questionnaires; schedules; advertisements; invitations, a T-shirt, posters, bumper stickers, brochures, letterhead, newsletter, stickers, correspondence, biography, and photograph.
Dates: 1988 - 1997
Identifier: Mss 199
Overview Records from the President's Committee to Study The Red Cross Blood Program, on which Dr. Irving Greenberg served, 1952.
Dates: 1948 - 1984
Identifier: Mss 123
Overview The collection primarily consists of letters written by the brothers and parents of John Maidanek from 1935-1941.
Dates: 1935 - 1998
Identifier: Mss 213
Overview Dr. Louis Schmier is a professor at Valdosta State University. As part of a proposed history on Jewish life in Georgia Dr. Schimier collected documents relating to lives of numerous families, individuals, synagogues and communities. The collection consists of these files.
Dates: 1861 - 1990
Identifier: Mss 066
Overview Dr. William E. Schatten was active in the Atlanta community for much of his career. He served as the 1983 and 1984 campaign chairman of the Atlanta Jewish Federation and as president from 1988-1990. He was the Atlanta Israel Bonds Chairman from 1971-1976 and was a member of the National Israel Bond Cabinet. From 1976-1978 Dr. Schatten was president of the Ahavath Achim Congregation. The records consist primarily photocopies of newspaper articles relating to the many activities of Dr....
Dates: 1941 - 1993
Identifier: Mss 100
Overview Durward (Dutch) Gerson (1919-1979) was an Atlanta resident who was active in a variety of Jewish and general communal organizations. The collection consists primarily of local and district records of the B’nai B’rith Youth Organization and records of Amit Women-Atlanta Chapter previously known as Mizrachi Women’s Organization Atlanta Chapter. The records from B’nai B’rith reflect upon Durward Gerson’s association with that organization. The Amit Women records represent Mildred Gerson’s...
Dates: 1949 - 1957
Identifier: Mss 128
Overview Edward Sugarman was president of Temple Sinai. The papers consist of material relating to Dr. Sugarman's tenure as president of Temple Sinai.
Dates: 1977 - 1987
Identifier: Mss 204
Overview A native of Atlanta, Edward Krick was involved with the Jewish community in Atlanta, Georgia. The collection consists primarily of a scrapbook containing memorabilia from Shearith Israel Juniors including a program for a Minstrel Show performance by the group and Purim ball ad books and Yizkor (memorial) books from Congregation Shearith Israel.
Dates: 1929 - 1998
Identifier: Mss 007
Overview Edward M. Kahn (1895-1984) was an immigrant from Poland and was heavily involved with the Jewish community in Atlanta for much of his career. His papers primarily consist of memorabilia relating to Mr. Kahn's later years, especially to his retirement and to the many awards and testimonials received throughout his lifetime. All of Mr. Kahn's work related files, as well as some of his personal correspondences are contained in the Atlanta Jewish Federation records. The papers include certificates,...
Dates: 1937 - 1985
Identifier: Mss 337
Overview Edwin J. Feiler, Jr. served as president of Congregation Mickve Israel from 1978-1980. The records document Feiler's presidency and his participation on various committees. Records in the collection include clippings, Board of Adjunta minutes, committee materials, correspondence, financial records, and presidential reports dating from 1973 to 1986.
Dates: 1973 - 1986
Identifier: Mss 413
Overview This collection contains the directories and programs from various academies that Elaine and Jerry Blumenthal donated their time and money to in their life long dedication to their community.
Dates: 1970 - 2011
Identifier: Mss 182
Overview Elisa Weilmann Mayer was born in German in 1829. At the age of 18, Elisa immigrated to the United States to become the wife of David Mayer. She was a leading citizen of Atlanta and a president of the Grandmothers Club. The collection consists of a scrapbook and loose items found in the scrapbook compiled by Elisa Weilmann Mayer. Of special interest is a letter from Morris Mayer to his mother Elisa in 1867 in which he discusses his recovery from an accidental...
Dates: 1867 - 2000
Identifier: Mss 253
Overview Elliott Goldstein Papers relating to his community activities with the Atlanta Jewish Federation, The Temple and Union of American Hebrew Congregations and the Atlanta Jewish Federation and one copies of his memoir, "My Memoirs of a Wonderful Life."
Dates: 1892 - 1988
Identifier: Mss 323
Overview Two Scrapbooks featuring officers and their escorts, and a plaque of the twelve tribes of Israel.
Dates: 1955 - 1956
Identifier: Mss 302
Overview The Epstein School, Solomon Schechter School of Atlanta, provides unsurpassed academic excellence through an integrated, bilingual education taught by a talented, compassionate faculty and bolstered by cutting-edge technology. We foster a caring community that encourages each child to reach his or her potential and embraces partnership between family, home and school. Guided by the principles of Conservative Judaism - God, Torah and Israel - and the timeless religious ideals of our people, we...
Dates: 1975 - 1998
Overview The Esther and Herbert Taylor Oral History Collection at The Breman consists of more than a thousand oral histories that document Jewish life in Georgia and Alabama. There are several main categories: Atlanta Jewish History, Georgia Jewish History, Alabama Jewish History, Savannah Jewish History, and Holocaust Survivors.
Identifier: Mss 288
Overview Scrapbook from the United Synagogue Youth of Columbus, Georgia.
Dates: 1955 - 1956
Identifier: Mss 183
Overview Eternal Life-Hemshech, Inc., was formed on September 3, 1964, by survivors of the Nazi Holocaust, 1933-1945, who settled in the metropolitan Atlanta area. The primary goal was to erect a monument in memory of their six million brethren who did not survive. The records consist primarily of correspondence from 1970 – 1997 and meeting minutes (board, executive and general membership) from 1985 - 1997.
Dates: 1970 - 1997
Identifier: Mss 099
Overview Evelyn Greenblatt Howren was a Women's Airforce Service Pilot (WASP) during World War II and is recognized in her field as a life-long aviatrix. Souvenir book from the Spanish American War, 1898; and records from Evelyn Howren's career as an aviatrix.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1898 - 1990
Identifier: Mss 298
Overview 5 scrapbooks, 1946 – 1958, consisting of newspaper articles and photographs from Fannie Revson’s Antiques.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1946 - 1958
- 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