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Identifier: Mss 325
Overview The Atlanta Jewish Federation was formally incorporated in 1967 and is the result of the merger of the Atlanta Federation for Jewish Social Service founded in 1905 as the Federation of Jewish Charities; the Atlanta Jewish Welfare Federation founded in 1936 as the Atlanta Jewish Welfare Fund; and the Atlanta Jewish Community Council founded in 1945. Over the years the Federation operated the majority of the social service functions within the Jewish community of Atlanta. The records consist of...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1950 - 2005
Identifier: Mss 109
Overview The Jewish Ladies Aid Society (JLAS) was founded on July 5, 1874 in Columbus, Georgia, by The Ladies Purim Association. These women decided to broaden the focus of their association which was up to now limited to an annual Purim ball, to include charity and benevolence within the Jewish community and throughout the City of Columbus. Originally named the Daughters of Israel, this newly formed organization would subsequently change its name to the Hebrew Benevolent Society, The Ladies Aid...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1874 - 2000
Identifier: Mss 239
Overview Jewish National Fund was established more than 100 years ago by a small group of leaders, including Theodor Herzl. By purchasing plots of land, they hoped to establish the groundwork for the birth of our nation of Israel. JNF continues to make a commitment to the land and people in the 21st century. The records consists of four scrapbooks, 1969-1985, newsletters, and photos.
Dates: 1969 - 1985
Identifier: Mss 006
Overview The Jewish Progressive Club was established in 1913 by Russian Jews who felt unwelcome at the Standard Club that had been founded by German Jews in 1867. The records consist of meeting minutes, newsletters, and newspaper clippings. All material is arranged in alphabetical order by subject, and then chronologically within each folder. Researchers examining the Jewish Progressive Club Records will gain greater insight into the social life of the Jewish community in Atlanta.
Dates: 1923 - 1978
Identifier: Mss 289
Overview Scrapbooks of the Mack Frankel Post No. 112, Jewish War Veterans of the United States of America.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1959 - 1994
Identifier: Mss 281
Overview Nine Scrapbooks
Dates: 1958 - 1990
Identifier: Mss 276
Overview The collection includes two scrapbooks, containing correspondence, newspaper clippings and photographs pertaining to Jewish war Veterans Post 455 from 1966 to 1968.
Dates: 1966 - 1968
Identifier: Mss 310
Overview Joe Stock was a native of Rome, Georgia, a University of Georgia graduate where he was a varsity swimmer, a Korean War veteran, a small business owner, and community activist in LaFayette, Georgia. His papers include correspondence, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, material related to his swimming career, and material related to his small business, The Boston Store.
Dates: 1902 - 2002
Identifier: Mss 244
Overview Joel Goldberg Family Papers, 1966-1973, consisting of three bound volumes of records relating to the merger of Rich's Inc. into Federated Department Stores, Inc., 1976; issues of "Rich Bits" and other publications relating to Rich's, speeches, three scrapbooks and loose newspaper clippings primarily relating to Joel Goldberg's activities as chairman and chief executive officer of Rich's Department Store in Atlanta and to his honorary degree, Doctor of Human Letters, honoris causa from...
Dates: 1976 - 1980
Identifier: Mss 121
Overview This foundation was founded in 1961 to distribute funds devoted exclusively to the causes of charity, education, and religion within the United States.
Dates: 1961 - 1986
Identifier: Mss 165
Overview Joseph Benjamin Jacobs (1887 – 1965) was born and educated in Atlanta, GA. He became a prominent businessman in the linen industry. The collection contains personal banking transactions, congratulation letters on the marriage of Joseph to Rose, general correspondence between the three brothers, most written to Joseph from Edward, legal proceedings to settle business difference and travel journals relating to Jacob family road trips to Florida.
Dates: 1912 - 1922
Identifier: Mss 044
Overview The Joseph Bach Family Papers constitute several generations of the Bach Family. It includes papers created by Joseph Bach and his wife Rosalie Bach, as well as their son Louis Bach and daughter Miriam Bach. The papers include certificates, high school memory books, newspaper clippings, and dance cards.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1922 - 1959
Identifier: Mss 003
Overview Joseph Cuba (1909-1993) was a native Atlantan who spent a major portion of his life in service to the Jewish community of this city. The papers are composed primarily of personal correspondence, certificates, speeches, memorabilia, newspaper articles, and the records of the many Jewish organizations in which the family actively participated.
Dates: 1922 - 1993
Identifier: Mss 078
Overview Researchers studying the Joseph E. Berman Papers will gain insight into Jewish life in Atlanta during the early 20th century. All material is arranged in alphabetical order by subject and chronologically within each folder. Joseph E. Berman was City Council for the 4th Ward of the City of Atlanta from 1931-1935. He actively participated in the planning and implementation of improvements at Candler Field in Atlanta. The collection includes information on Candler field, newspaper clippings,...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1925 - 1935
Identifier: Mss 297
Overview These papers were found in the stacks and not much is known about the creator and the family. The collection includes correspondence, German marks, and various files containing material from various family members.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1937 - 1957
Identifier: Mss 043
Overview Joseph Goldberg was a Russian immigrant. He immigrated to America in 1908 and settled in Atlanta. He was an active member of the Jewish community. His papers include correspondence, certificates, and immigration documents.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1896 - 1946
Identifier: Mss 028
Overview Joseph Jacobs was raised in Jefferson, Georgia. After the war, he started a pharmaceutical company. His pharmacy at the Five Points location became the first place Coca Cola was served. The papers include records from the Jacobs Pharmacy Company such as issues of Jacobs' Monthly Magazine, 1914-1918. It also contains articles written and collected by Joseph Jacobs, as well as correspondence. Researchers examining the Joseph Jacobs Family Papers will gain greater insight into Jewish life in the...
Dates: 1879 - 1985
Identifier: Mss 184
Overview A native of Atlanta, Joseph K. Heyman became a prominent businessman and social figure in the community. The papers consist of publicity files and speeches given by Joseph Heyman on the state of the economy to organizations throughout Georgia, publicity files relating to his speaking commitments, records from boards and organization on which he served, correspondence and newspaper articles. Also contained in the collection are records from The Coca Cola Company, and a biography of Arthur...
Dates: 1895 - 1997
Identifier: Mss 208
Overview A native Georgian, Joseph Samuel Rosenberg was the president of Rosenberg Bros. Department Store established in 1898, by his father Jacob and two uncles, Abraham and Isaac. The collection consists of correspondence, certificates, newspaper clippings, and resolutions relating to life of careers of three generations of Rosenbergs, Jacob (Jake), and Ralph.
Dates: 1890 - 1999
Identifier: Mss 365
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a scrapbook created by Josephine Hirsch during her senior year at Savannah High School in 1922. It includes autographs, autobiographical inscriptions, clippings, calling cards, photographs, programs, dance cards, and other ephemera.
Identifier: Mss 318
Overview A native Atlantan, Joel M. Feldman earned his law degrees from Emory University and serves as a Magistrate Judge, United States District Court Northern District of Georgia. His papers include case files, correspondence, biographical information, appointment books, settlement conferences, and court martial case records.
Dates: 1971 - 2005
Identifier: Mss 403
Scope and Contents Researchers studying the Joel Fryer Papers will gain insight into the life of the first Jewish Superior Court Judge in the State of Georgia. Papers are arranged in alphabetical order by subject and chronological order within each file
Dates: 1914 - 2006
Identifier: Mss 162
Overview The Esserman family settled in Rome, Georgia, in the early 1890s. Jule and Rose were very involved in the Jewish community and the community of Rome. Of special interest in this collection are the personal stories, and history of Rose Esserman Levin while growing up in Rome. The collection includes a brief history into the life of the Esserman Family, how Esserman & Co. became a successful clothing business and their many contributions to the community. One can also get a brief look into...
Dates: 1920 - 2002
Identifier: Mss 019
Overview Dr. Julius E. Sommerfield achieved success in both the Atlanta Jewish community and the general community. He was chief of staff at the Morris Hirsch Clinic and the Atlanta Tuberculosis Association. He was also on staff at Piedmont Hospital and had privileges at Grady Hospital. The papers consist of correspondence, autograph books, newspaper articles relating to Margaret Mitchell and Gone With The Wind, postcards, and yearbooks from Tech High School.
Dates: 1879 - 1979
Identifier: Mss 027
Overview Julius L. Tenenbaum was a World War I veteran who established Tenenbaum Brothers, a wholesale distributor. The papers consist of memorabilia from Boys' High School, the Mayfair Club, and Tenenbaum Brothers.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1909 - 1989
Identifier: Mss 064
Overview Katherine and Jacob Greenfield Hebrew Academy of Atlanta, Inc., was the first Jewish day school in Atlanta. It was established in 1953. Its records include anniversary books, scrapbook, 1953-1960, and photocopies of minutes.
Dates: 1953 - 1991
Identifier: Mss 346
Overview Documents, invitations, and announcements relating to Kaye and Don Kole of Savannah, Georgia, and Kaye Kole’s book The Minis Family in Georgia.
Dates: 1955 - 2010
Identifier: Mss 285
Overview Kristallnacht - 70th Commemoration Records, 2008, consists of correspondence, fliers, programs, planning notes and newspaper articles relating to the Atlanta community-wide event to commemorate the "Night of Broken Glass," which took place November 9-10, 1938 in Germany and Austria.
Identifier: Mss 353
Overview Papers of the Kuhr and Wortsman families of Savannah, Ga.
Dates: 1906 - 1972
Identifier: Mss 225
Overview Kurt Bial was transported from Liverpool to Australia aboard the HMT Dunera along with 2,541 other internees in 1941. Two thousand of the passengers were Jewish who were forced to live in inhuman condition and who experienced brutal treatment by the British crew. The collection consists of a photocopy of the first-hand account of Kurt Bial's experience on the Dunera along with supporting documents including a photocopy of a typescript account of the voyage written by passengers three months...
Dates: 1940 - 1985
- 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