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Irwin B. Giffen and Lloyd S. Goodman Papers

Identifier: Mss 392

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

Irwin B. Giffen JEA Papers

Identifier: Mss 396

Materials collected by Irwin B. Giffen in his capacity as the Executive Director of the Jewish Educational Alliance in Savannah, Georgia.

Dates: 1916 - 1987

Irwin Koplan Family Papers

Identifier: Mss 304

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

Irwin Krick Papers

Identifier: Mss 256

A native of Atlanta, Irwin Krick was a World War II veteran, active in the Jewish community, and the owner of a grocery store. His papers contain correspondence, military documents, certificates, and material from his activities in the Jewish community.

Dates: 1915 - 1962

Isak Rosenbaum Family Papers

Identifier: Mss 284

Isak Rosenbaum was a Holocaust survivor from Jassy, Romania. He was incarcerated in Dachau after Kristallnacht where he wrote postcards and letters home to his wife. He later immigrated to the United States via Palestine. The collection consists of family genealogical material and scrapbooks.

Dates: 1894 - 1982

Isidor Jacobs Family Papers

Identifier: Mss 037
Abstract Isidor Jacobs and his wife Lizzie were active in a wide variety of community organizations. He was instrumental in creating the Know Your Neighbor Club on the 1700 block of Noble Drive in Atlanta to break down the barriers between different races and religions. The papers include minutes from the Ladies Hebrew Charity Association, 1913-1918, and brochures, invitations, programs, and newspaper clippings from the American Red Cross,...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1911 - 1955

Isidore Sirota Family Papers

Identifier: Mss 047
Abstract A native of Russia, Isidore Sirota lived in New York City before moving to Atlanta. Once in Atlanta, he opened a corner grocery store named "Joe's Market." His wife, Rose, was also a native of Russia. Both of them were very active in the Farband Zionist Order, which was organized in 1913 and provided sickness and death benefits while promoting Yiddish culture and Socialist doctrine. The papers...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1916 - 1979

Israel Bonds Records

Identifier: Mss 278
Abstract The records represent a historical perspective of how the Atlanta community has fundraised for the State of Israel bonds. With the help of Jewish Atlanta proceeds realized through the sale of Israel Bonds have helped cultivate the desert, build transportation networks, create new industries, resettle immigrants, and increase export capability. Today, investing in Israel bonds support a nation of extraordinary innovation that continues to push the boundaries of modern technology. The records...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1956 - 1983

Israel Expo ’85 (Atlanta, Ga.) Records

Identifier: Mss 287

Records pertaining to Ruth Singer's responsibilities as visual arts chairman, including correspondence, newsletters, invitations, financial reports and newspaper clippings.

Dates: 1984 - 1985

Itzkovitz Family Papers

Identifier: Mss 348

The Itzkovitz (also Iczkovitz) family has been part of the Jewish community in Savannah, Georgia, since the late 1890s. Charles Itzkovitz (1877-1930) and Mollie Friedman (1876-1936) came to the United States from Russia in the last quarter of the 19th Century. The items in this collection consist of clippings, telegrams, greeting cards, and other materials collected by Itzkovitz family members from the 1890s to 1994.

Dates: 1890 - 1994

Ivan Millender Papers

Identifier: Mss 290

Ivan Millender was born in Atlanta and raised in Dalton, Georgia. He attended Emory University and has practiced law in Atlanta since 1965. The papers include certificates, scrapbooks, correspondence, ration books, and newspaper clippings.

Dates: 1941 - 1972

Jack Cohen Family Papers

Identifier: Mss 048

Jack Martin Cohen was a native Atlantan. He graduated from high school in 1942 and served in World War II. His papers consist of an autograph book, invitations, certificate from the Mayfair Club, and military documents.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1921 - 1956

Jack Freedman Family Papers

Identifier: Mss 098

Morris, Jack, and Phyllis Freedman were active at the Atlanta Jewish Federation and in numerous other Jewish community organizations. The papers consist of commentaries by Rabbi Tobias Geffen, 1958; correspondence, certificates, a ledger from Comfort Furniture Company, and photocopies of newspaper articles.

Dates: 1943 - 1989

Jack M. Levy Papers

Identifier: Mss 401

Jack M. Levy was the long-time president of the Savannah Jewish Federation and Jewish Educational Alliance. This collection includes his personal papers.

Dates: 1928 - 1972

Jack Steinberg Papers

Identifier: Mss 166
Abstract Jack Steinberg Papers consist of information he collected on Adas Yeshurun, the Congregation Children of Israel Sisterhood and the Augustan community. This collection does not contain any personal or family history on the Steinberg family. The largest piece of the collection consists of Sisterhood minutes and program activities from 1938 – 1984. Other sections of the collection include Annual Reports, Rabbi Goldburg’s writing, High Holy Day, M. Harry Stein paper, and history of...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1802 - 1994

Jack Weinstock Family Papers

Identifier: Mss 173

A native of Germany, Jack (Jacob) Weinstock immigrated to the United States and settled in Atlanta. He became a prominent and well respected businessman in the community and surrounding area. The papers are primarily composed of correspondence, newspaper, articles, certificates and family papers.

Dates: 1890 - 1997

Jacob A. Blumberg Family Papers

Identifier: Mss 045

Jacob A. Blumberg was a native Atlanta and salesman at Briarcliff Mills for 55 years. The papers include telegrams from the marriage of Miriam Saul and Jacob Blumberg, 1913, and the genealogy of the Saul family.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1906 - 1976

Jacob and Dora Rothschild Family Papers

Identifier: Mss 324

Collection consist of correspondences between Dora Goettinger and Jacob Rothschild while courting, marriage, business and other family correspondence.

Dates: 1879 - 1993

Jacob Butler Family Papers

Identifier: Mss 061

Jacob Butler was a businessman and member of Ahavath Achim Congregation. The collection consists primarily of memorabilia from Ahavath Achim Congregation.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1918 - 1989

Jacob Elsas Family Papers

Identifier: Mss 137
Abstract Jacob Elsas (1842-1932) was the founder of Fulton Bag and Cotton Mills in Atlanta, Georgia. At one time the mill was the largest employer in Atlanta. Papers consist of a personal letter copy book and obituaries of Jacob Elsas founder and owner of Fulton Bag and Cotton Mills, and over 600 letter copies of outgoing correspondence between Jacob Elsas and his business associates and family. Of special interest are: ALS Jacob Elsas to Col. E.C. Hyatt, July 17, 1899 regarding Jewish attendance...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1888 - 1932

Jacob L. Friend Family Papers

Identifier: Mss 116

The Jacob L. Friend Papers was a Russian immigrant who came to America by way of Shanghai. The papers are composed primarily of newspaper articles, documents, personal correspondence, synagogue records, writings and a scrapbook.

Dates: 1915 - 2002

James and Ethel Montag Family Papers

Identifier: Mss 177
Abstract James Montag was born in Atlanta, Georgia in 1936. He is the son of Louis and Jane Montag. Louis was one of the founders of Montag Brothers, the creator of Blue Horse school supplies and Montag Stationery. James Montag is a descendant of ...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1844 - 2008

Janet Selig Papers

Identifier: Mss 112

Janet Selig was a Jewish Atlanta socialite, a member of The Temple and the Standard Club.

Dates: 1864 - 1926

Janice Rothschild Blumberg Family Papers

Identifier: Mss 238

Series 1: Papers consisting of book galleys, manuscripts, plays, musical scores and audiotapes. Series 2: Personal papers, and correspondence of the family.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1864 - 2000

Janna Felt Zwerner Family Papers

Identifier: Mss 293

The Janna Felt Zwerner Family Papers consist of material related to Robert Travis, who was active in the Zionist movement in Atlanta. The papers contain correspondence, writings, newspaper clippings, and speeches.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1919 - 1992

JEA Women’s Club (Savannah, Ga.) Records

Identifier: Mss 389

The records of the Women’s Club of the Jewish Educational Alliance in Savannah, Georgia, from 1922 to 1987.

Dates: 1922 - 1987

Jerome B. Blumenthal Papers

Identifier: Mss 154
Abstract A native Atlantan, Dr. Jerome B. Blumenthal was active in the local community. His papers consist of an annual report from The Jewish Home, 1962; an admission card, bulletin and a cookbook published from Ahavath Achim Congregation, 1949-1966; a letter from Louis J. Levitas to Jerry Blumenthal, 1953; a letter from Mayor William B. Hartsfield, 1961; a letter from Senator Herman Talmadge regarding school segregation; an article regarding the death of Julian V. Bohem, 1960; and a catalogue from...
Dates: 1949 - 1966

Jerry Horowitz Papers

Identifier: Mss 319

Gerald Horowitz Papers, 1985-2007, consisting of 3 linear feet of records relating to Gerald (Jerry) Horowitz's activities as a member of the Board of Directors and as president of the Atlanta Jewish Federation now known as the Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta.

Dates: 1985 - 2007

Jerzy (George) Zielezinski Papers

Identifier: Mss 227

Jerzy (George) Zielezinski was Polish artist and Dachau concentration camp survivor. The drawings depict life in the camp as the artist saw it. Zielezinski was a political prisoner in Dachau. The collection consists of twenty-four b/w reproductions of drawings, title-page, contents page as well as two text leaves resting in quarter-cloth over paper-covered boards portfolio with folding flaps relating to the lives of prisoners at the Dachau concentration camp.

Dates: 1946

Jewish Educational Alliance (Savannah, Ga.) Records

Identifier: Mss 352

The Jewish Educational Alliance (JEA) was chartered August 2, 1912 to meet the leisure and Americanization needs of the Jewish community in Savannah. The Jewish Educational Alliance (JEA) records consist of scrapbooks, board records, financial records, committee records, building construction and renovation records, men's club records, photographs, scrapbooks, slides, videotapes, and audio cassettes dating from 1920 to 2007.

Dates: 1915 - 2008

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