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David Geffen Family Papers

Identifier: Mss 252

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

David Haver Papers

Identifier: Mss 255

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

David Mayer Family Papers

Identifier: Mss 145
Abstract 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

David Robinson Papers

Identifier: Mss 384

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

David Sarnat Papers

Identifier: Mss 328

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

David Steinheimer Family Papers

Identifier: Mss 026
Abstract 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

Delta Phi Epsilon, Psi Chapter (University of Georgia) Records

Identifier: Mss 331

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

Devara Felson Goodman Family Papers

Identifier: Mss 155

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

Dixie Minatra Papers

Identifier: Mss 405

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

Donald Oberdorfer, Sr. Family Papers

Identifier: Mss 023
Abstract 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

Dorothy Frankel Miller Family Papers

Identifier: Mss 120

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

Douglas C. Alexander Papers

Identifier: Mss 321

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

Dr. Heinz Weens Family Papers

Identifier: Mss 432

Various papers collected by the Weens family, consisting of Heinz, Suzanne, and their daughter Joan, from 1918 to 1999.

Dates: 1918 - 1999

Dr. Irving Greenberg Family Papers

Identifier: Mss 199

Records from the President's Committee to Study The Red Cross Blood Program, on which Dr. Irving Greenberg served, 1952.

Dates: 1948 - 1984

Dr. John Maidanek Papers

Identifier: Mss 123

The collection primarily consists of letters written by the brothers and parents of John Maidanek from 1935-1941.

Dates: 1935 - 1998

Dr. Louis Schmier Collection

Identifier: Mss 213

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

Dr. William E. Schatten Family Papers

Identifier: Mss 066
Abstract 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

Durward Gerson Family Papers

Identifier: Mss 100
Abstract 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

Edward F. Sugarman Papers

Identifier: Mss 128

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

Edward Krick Family Papers

Identifier: Mss 204

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

Edward M. Kahn Papers

Identifier: Mss 007
Abstract 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...
Dates: 1937 - 1985

Edwin J. Feiler, Jr. Papers

Identifier: Mss 337

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

Elaine and Jerry Blumenthal Papers

Identifier: Mss 413

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

Elisa Weilmann Mayer Family Papers

Identifier: Mss 182
Abstract 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

Elliott Goldstein Papers

Identifier: Mss 253

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

Emma Lazarus B’nai B’rith Girls (Birmingham, Ala.) Records

Identifier: Mss 323

Two Scrapbooks featuring officers and their escorts, and a plaque of the twelve tribes of Israel.

Dates: 1955 - 1956

Epstein School (Sandy Springs, Ga.) Records

Identifier: Mss 302
Abstract 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,...
Dates: 1975 - 1998

Esther and Herbert Taylor Oral History Collection

Identifier: EHTOHC
Abstract The Esther and Herbert Taylor Oral History Collection, housed in the Ida Pearle and Joseph Cuba Archives for Southern Jewish History at the William Breman Jewish Heritage  Museum, consists of more than 1,000 interviews that document Jewish life in Georgia and Alabama. The collection originated in the 1970s due to an oral history project conducted by the Atlanta Jewish Federation and the Atlanta chapters of the National Council of Jewish Women and the American Jewish Committee. It has since...
Dates: 1976-present

Esther Gerson Levine Papers

Identifier: Mss 288

Scrapbook from the United Synagogue Youth of Columbus, Georgia.

Dates: 1955 - 1956

Eternal Life-Hemshech, Inc. (Atlanta, Ga.) Records

Identifier: Mss 183

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

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