Showing Collections: 151 - 180 of 425
Identifier: Mss 079
Overview Harry Taratoot was the honorary president of the Anshi Sfard Synagogue. His papers consist of immigration documents, 1922, and records from Congregation Anshi Sfard, 1929-1976.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1913 - 1976
Identifier: Mss 416
Overview This collection contains various papers from the Weissman and Kachinski (Krevchunski) families, originally from Austria-Hungary and Ukraine respectively. Included are authored writings of Harry Weissman, extensive paperwork pertaining to Harry Weissman’s time as a farm manager in the US Penitentiary in Panthersville, GA, newspaper articles, records pertaining to the National Farm School, and correspondence that is professional on subjects of farming and animal husbandry, as well as with family...
Dates: 1819 - 2010
Identifier: Mss 030
Overview Long-time community members, Betty Ann Romm Jacobson became the first female president of the Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta. The papers include Memorabilia the Jewish Progressive Club; the Bachelors' Club; a memory book of Rosa Lee Mendel Romm; and a history of H. Mendel and Company, a wholesale distribution company founded in Atlanta in 1890 by Hyman Mendel.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1914 - 1986
Identifier: Mss 421
Overview The Hebrew Women’s Aid Society of Savannah Georgia was founded to help the Jewish Community of Savannah Georgia. They kept detail account of their meetings from 1922-1962. The Hebrew Women’s Aid Society collection consist of three detailed record minutes books of their monthly meeting.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1922 - 1962
Identifier: Mss 072
Overview The Speech and Hearing Clinic was established in 1952 primarily through the efforts of Helen Eisemann Alexander and five other women who were concerned that there was no help available for hearing impaired African American children in Atlanta. Her papers contain records relating to civil rights, the American Jewish Committee and the establishment of the Speech and Hearing Clinic.
Dates: 1919 - 1984
Identifier: Mss 011
Scope and Contents Researchers examining these papers can gain insight into young Jewish life in Atlanta in the mid-20th century. All material is arranged alphabetically by subject and chronologically within each folder.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1926 - 1958
Identifier: Mss 422
Overview Helen Citron Gordon and Mendel Temkin Gordon lived in Atlanta in the mid-twentieth century. The Citron family belonged to Ahavath Achim synagogue and the Gordon family belonged to Shearith Israel. Most of the records detail the educational and employment history of Helen and Mendel as well as that of Helen’s brother, Irvin Meyer Citron, and Mendel’s parents, Julius Gordon and Sadie...
Dates: 1938 - 1994
Identifier: Mss 118
Overview The collection consists of two scrapbooks arranged in alphabetical order by subject and chronologically within each folder.
Dates: 1938 - 1946
Identifier: Mss 147
Overview Helen Shulahfer Whitehill is the daughter of Philip and Hannah Shulhafer. Philip Shulhafer was Personnel Director of Montag Paper Company. Hannah Shulhafer was active in The Temple, National Council of Jewish Women and a variety of social service organizations in Atlanta. The papers consists of various papers relating to the Shulhafers and their close friend Rebecca Gershon.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1900 - 1983
Identifier: Mss 370
Overview Ms. Vellowe was an associate employee of Rich’s Department Store for many years.
Dates: 1966 - 1989
Identifier: Mss 024
Overview Henry A. Alexander, Sr. was active in both the general and Jewish community. As a lawyer, he was asked to help in the appeals process for the Leo M. Frank trial. He was the founder of the Atlanta Historical Society and president of the United Hebrew School. The papers consist of court transcripts, correspondence, and newspaper articles relating to the Leo Frank Case, general family correspondence, and Alexander genealogical material.
Dates: 1912 - 1998
Identifier: Mss 236
Overview Henry Alexander Jr. was part of an established and prominent Jewish family in Atlanta, Georgia. His papers include many materials related to his activities and those of his family members such as correspondence, programs, invitations, deeds, newspapers articles, writings, and scrapbooks.
Dates: 1814 - 2004
Identifier: Mss 394
Overview Research conducted by Certified Genealogist Kaye Kole into the Henry-Hendricks Family of Colonial America.
Dates: 1914 - 1998
Identifier: Mss 168
Overview Henry Koplin was an Atlanta native and moved to Macon, Georgia to establish a scrap metal business known as Macon Iron and Steel. He married Sarah Mendel of Atlanta, Georgia in 1916. The collection consists of Mendel family genealogical information, a high school memory book from Commercial High School of ...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1911 - 1989
Identifier: Mss 354
Overview Papers and records relating to Henry Levy’s term as President of Congregation Mickve Israel, Savannah, Georgia.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1791 - 1969; Majority of material found within 1966 - 1969
Identifier: Mss 171
Overview Herbert and Philip Ringel were both influential lawyers in Georgia. . The collection includes letters written in German, two journals of Max Marks written in late 1888 and many photographs. The collection also includes newspaper articles on Philip's career dating from 1933 to 1961.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1888 - 1966
Identifier: Mss 085
Overview Herbert Kohn and his parents and brothers were Holocaust survivors who emigrated from Germany in 1939. The Kohn family settled in Columbus, Georgia. The papers consist of Correspondence, 1940-1942, an Iron Cross certificate issued to Leo Kohn, 1936, and immigration documents, 1938-1942. Researchers studying the Herbert Kohn Family Papers will gain...
Dates: 1936 - 1945
Identifier: Mss 005
Overview The Herman Heyman Family Papers are arranged alphabetically by subject and chronologically within each folder. The collection consists primarily of correspondence, the majority of which are letters between Josephine and Herman Heyman. In the letters Herman and Josephine not only discuss their relationship, but issues of the day which concerned them. Both correspondents were exceptionally prolific and the letters will be of special interest to the social historian interested in the lifestyle of...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1886 - 1983
Identifier: Mss 150
Overview Herman Shmerling was the owner of H. Shmerling, a jewelry store located on Broad Street in Augusta, Georgia. The collection consists of correspondence primarily relating to payments, credit and orders.
Dates: 1927 - 1928
Identifier: Mss 340
Overview Documents and ledger books relating to the Hebrah Gemiluth Hesed, or “H.G.H. Society,” a social, fraternal, and benevolent society for Jewish men in Savannah, Georgia.
Dates: 1889 - 1991
Identifier: Mss 200
Overview Hilda Popkin married Robert William Ney of Atlanta. Hilda Popkin is a graduate of the University Hospital School of Nursing in Augusta. Mr. Ney is a graduate of Boys’ High School and Georgia Tech. During the war, he was a captain in the Army. The papers consist of newsletters, scrapbooks, and high school memorabilia.
Dates: 1939 - 1997
Identifier: Mss 372
Overview The Hillels of Georgia Records document the activities of the umbrella Hillel for Emory University, Kennesaw State University, Georgia State University, Georgia Tech, and the University of Georgia. The mission of the organization is to enrich the lives of undergraduate and graduate students to ensure they have a meaningful Jewish experience.
Dates: 1989 - 2007
Identifier: Mss 398
Overview Papers, scrapbooks, legal documents, and newspaper clippings relating to members of the Horovitz Family of Savannah, Georgia.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1920 - 1972
Identifier: Mss 140
Overview Hortense Kaufmann Stahl is a member of a long-time Georgia family who settled in Albany, Georgia and later moved to Brunswick, Georgia and to Atlanta. The collection consists of three prayer books, one of which contains the Kaufmann family genealogy and a meeting notice to members of Atlanta Lodge No. 78, B.P.O. Elks, 1928.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1898 - 1928
Identifier: Mss 035
Overview The Independent Order Free Sons of Israel was an early Atlanta Jewish fraternal lodge. The records consist of membership applications.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1877 - 1898
Identifier: Mss 094
Overview The Rosenberg family members are long-time residents of Columbus, Georgia. Of special interest is the letter from Raphael Moses in which he expresses his pride in being a member of the Jewish people. The papers include a typescript copy of a letter from Raphael Moses to W.O. Tuggle of LaGrange, Georgia, 1875; indentures, 1866-1945, and business records including minutes of meetings of the Rosenberg Jewelry Company, 1928-1944.
Dates: 1866 - 1944
Identifier: Mss 425
Overview Irving Zulie Harris was a Birmingham, Alabama chemist, industrialist, and Jewish community leader. Harris was the president of the wholesale drug company Veltex Co. He was the past president and chairman of The United Jewish Welfare Fund. His papers consist of awards, personal and professional correspondence, certificates, newspaper clippings, family documents and papers, along with company logs, memorabilia and promotional materials.
Dates: 1892 - 1988
Identifier: Mss 392
Overview This small collection contains miscellaneous items related to the Jewish Educational Alliance of Savannah, Georgia, created by two of its past presidents, Irwin B. Giffen and Dr. Lloyd S. Goodman. Of particular note are materials relating to the “Community Self Study for Jewish Youth,” a study conducted by the Savannah Jewish Council (now Federation) in 1965 and 1966.
Dates: 1955 - 1985
Identifier: Mss 396
Overview Materials collected by Irwin B. Giffen in his capacity as the Executive Director of the Jewish Educational Alliance in Savannah, Georgia.
Dates: 1916 - 1987
Identifier: Mss 304
Overview Irwin Koplan was active in the Jewish community of Dalton, Georgia. The papers consist of correspondence, newspaper clippings, family member files, and material related to the National Council of Jewish Women and JJK Security & Investigation, Inc.
Dates: 1927 - 2007
- 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