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Kristallnacht – 70th Anniversary Commemoration Records

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Identifier: Mss 285
Abstract

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.

Dates: 2008

Kuhr Family Papers

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Identifier: Mss 353
Abstract

Papers of the Kuhr and Wortsman families of Savannah, Ga.

Dates: 1906 - 1972

Kurt Bial Papers

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Identifier: Mss 225
Abstract 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

Laura Dinerman Papers

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Identifier: Mss 235
Abstract

Laura Dinerman Papers, 1986-2010, consisting of records relating to Laura Dinerman's activities with the Atlanta Jewish Community Center, the Atlanta Jewish Federation (Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta), and the United Jewish Appeal. It also contains materials related to her father, Erwin Zaban, who was a significant figure in the Atlanta Jewish community.

Dates: 1966 - 2010

Lawrence B. Goldsmith Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 211
Abstract A native of Alabama, Lawrence B. Goldsmith was a prominent businessman and civic leader in Huntsville. The collection consists of photocopies of the correspondence and administrative files relating to the Huntsville Jewish Charities (formerly Huntsville, Alabama United Jewish Appeal) campaign of which Lawrence Bernstein Goldsmith Sr. was chairman. It also includes family papers such as correspondence, clippings, and an oral history of Margaret Anne Goldsmith conducted by the Institute of...
Dates: 1939 - 1954

Leo Frank 100th Anniversary Collection

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Identifier: Mss 364
Abstract This collection consists of materials created during the Leo Frank 100th anniversary commemoration events that included “Seeking Justice: The Leo Frank Case Revisited” exhibited created by the Breman Museum being displayed at the Southern Museum of Civil War and Locomotive History, as well as numerous commemoration events around the city of Atlanta between August and...
Dates: August – December 2015

Leo M. Frank Papers

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Identifier: Mss 091
Abstract Leo M. Frank was arrested, tried, and convicted for the murder of Mary Phagan, a thirteen year old factory worker in 1913. Two years later, his sentence was commuted from death to life in prison by Governor John M. Slaton, who after reviewing the records, felt that he could not sentence Frank to death based on the evidence. Following the commutation of the sentence, Frank was...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1878 - 1988

Levite Jewish Community Center (Birmingham, Ala.) Records

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Identifier: Mss 320
Abstract

Levite Jewish Community Center (Birmingham, Ala.) Records consisting of records, c.1929-2006, including bulletins, newsletters, fliers, programs, and minutes; yearbooks from the B'nai B'rith Youth Organization District 7, 1973-1975; and a felt banner from Louis Pizitz A.Z.A. Chapter 1212.

Dates: 1955 - 2004

Levy Jewelers Records

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Identifier: Mss 366
Abstract

Levy Jewelers began in 1900 as A. Levy & Son, a watch repair business at 211 West Congress Street across from City Market in Savannah, Georgia. The records consist of scrapbooks and a memoir written by Aaron Levy's daughter, Ida Levy Barnett.

Dates: 1928 - 1948

Limmud Atlanta & Southeast Records

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Identifier: Mss 428
Abstract

The Limmud Atlanta & Southeast is a Jewish volunteer-based organization brought to the region by Limmud UK in 2008. It promotes and sponsors events for the learning and teaching to further one on their Jewish journey, both individually and through their community. The records consist of marketing materials and program books.

Dates: 2008 - 2018

Louis Alexander Papers

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Identifier: Mss 335
Abstract

Louis Alexander was co-owner of Alexander Grocery Company, Inc. and guardian to his cousin Morton Deutsch. The papers include clippings, correspondence, accounting, and legal papers relating to Morton Deutsch and the Alexander Grocery Company, Inc.

Dates: 1930 - 1989

Louis Cohen Family Papers

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Identifier: Mss 190
Abstract

A German immigrant, Louis Cohen was elected mayor of Sandersville in 1887 and served several terms. The papers consist of certificates from the Banking House of Louis Cohen, family genealogical materials, a scrapbook completed by Louis Cohen, the recipe book of Henrietta Happ, family bibles containing additional genealogical records, and correspondence from Cohen and Happ family members.

Dates: 1875 - 1996

Louis Geffen Family Papers

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Identifier: Mss 104
Abstract Louis Geffen (1904-2001) was born in Atlanta, Georgia. His father was Rabbi Tobias Geffen, who was the spiritual leader of Congregation Shearith Israel for over 60 years. Louis gained prominence in Atlanta as an attorney and for his involvement in a wide variety of Jewish community activities. The papers contain a history of the Eplan family of Atlanta, greeting cards and Geffen family memorabilia. Of special interest is the political campaign card of Louis Geffen for a position on the...
Dates: 1920 - 1974

Louis J. Levitas Family Papers

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Identifier: Mss 009
Abstract All material is arranged alphabetically by subject and chronologically within each folder. Researchers examining the Louis J. Levitas Family Papers can gain greater insight into Jewish communal life in the southern United States.Ida and Louis Levitas were long-time Atlanta residents who were active participants at the Jewish Educational Alliance and within numerous other Jewish community organizations. The papers consist of a wedding album of Ida Levitas, newspaper clippings, campaign...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1913 - 1982

Louis Morris Family Papers

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Identifier: Mss 146
Abstract

Louis Morris was born in Russia as Leib Yampolsky. The name was changed to Morris at Ellis Island. Louis married Jeanette Hartstein. He was the owner of Louis Morris' Grocery Store on Haygood Avenue in Atlanta. The collection consists of the ledger book from Louis Morris' grocery store, the Naturalization certificate of Louis Morris, 1938, the obituary of Leon Steinberg, 1978, and a newspaper article relating to the American Jewish Committee's Oral History Project.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1915 - 1980

Louis Perling Family Papers

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Identifier: Mss 187
Abstract Louis Perling emigrated from Poland to the United States and settled in Sandersville, Georgia. The Perling family has owned and operated a clothing store in Sandersville for the last 75 years. The collection consists of letters from Maggie Oshman to a number of correspondents, primarily to Louis Perling who she would later marry. The letters are written from Galveston, Texas and from Cochran and Hazelhurst, Georgia. Of special interest are the letters in which Maggie Oshman discusses her...
Dates: 1911 - 1916

Louis Rosenbaum Family Papers

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Identifier: Mss 052
Abstract Louis Rosenbaum was born in Russia in 1900. He immigrated to the United States in 1919 and became a prominent businessman in Decatur, Georgia. His papers include documents from numerous Jewish and non-Jewish organizations, schools, and synagogues including the Atlanta Jewish Welfare Fund, the Atlanta Normal Training School, the Atlanta Opportunity School, B’nai B’rith Youth Organization, Central Night School, Ahavath Achim Congregation, Decatur Civitan Club,...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1909 - 2009

Lynn Palmer Barton Papers

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Identifier: Mss 292
Abstract

Lynn Palmer Barton was a camper and later, counselor, at Sky Lake Camps, a Jewish summer camp in Sautee, White County, Georgia. The papers consist of the materials she was given as a camper and a counselor, as well as pages from scrapbooks she made each summer from 1954 to 1958.

Dates: 1954 - 1958

Lyons Heyman Family Papers

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Identifier: Mss 125
Abstract

The collection consists of financial records from the Rialto Saloon Co., Inc. owned by the Marks family in Albany, Georgia, a history of Temple Beth El in West Point, Georgia.

Dates: 1912 - 1969

M. Harry Steine Papers

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Identifier: Mss 158
Abstract

M. Harry Steine served in World War II and became a prominent lawyer in Augusta, Georgia. The collection consists of records from the Citizens Committee for Good Government and from Augusta city council meetings.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1944 - 1972

M. William Breman Family Papers

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Identifier: Mss 039
Abstract M. William Breman was a respected Jewish and general community leader who gave both time and financial support to various concerns, causes, and organizations. Both the William Breman Jewish Home and the William Breman Jewish Heritage Museum are named for him. The papers include records from the American Jewish Committee, the Anti-Defamation League, Atlanta Jewish Federation, B’nai B’rith Gate City Lodge, the William Breman Jewish, Home, The Temple and the William Breman Jewish Heritage...
Dates: 1915 - 1997

Malcolm Minsk Family Papers

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Identifier: Mss 080
Abstract

Malcolm Minsk was treasurer and an active member of Zionist Organization of America for many years. His papers consist of Membership records and correspondence from the Zionist Organization of America-Atlanta District.

Dates: 1955 - 1969

Maple Hill Cemetery (Huntsville, Ala.) Records

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Identifier: Mss 279
Abstract

The Jewish section of Maple Hill Cemetery in Huntsville, Alabama, was created in 1874 and now consists of over 150 grave monuments and a number of unmarked plots. The records include layouts, publications, histories, receipts, and information on the trust fund that maintains the site.

Dates: 1941 - 2011

Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta Records

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Identifier: Mss 212
Abstract

The Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta, formerly known as the Atlanta Jewish Community Center, was officially founded in 1910, as the Jewish Educational Alliance. Over the years the center remained the central meeting place for Jewish youth and adults. The records consist of newsletters, annual reports, minutes, programs and flyers.

Dates: 1951 - 1996

Margaret Strauss Weiller Family Papers

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Identifier: Mss 333
Scope and Contents

Materials related to the life and family of Margaret Strauss Weiller including family histories, genealogical charts, newspaper clippings, photographs, and correspondence

Dates: 1937 - 2003

Marilyn Shubin Papers

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Identifier: Mss 368
Abstract Marilyn Shubin is originally from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She lived in Cleveland for 10 years prior to settling in Atlanta. She was active in the National Council of Jewish Women in both Cleveland and later Atlanta. She was also active in the Atlanta Jewish Federation and chaired the 1978 welfare campaign. Also in 1978, Marilyn was appointed by Jimmy Carter to the President’s Commission on the Holocaust. Her papers consist of materials from her community activities with these various...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1968 - 1996

Marilyn Sparks Papers

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Identifier: Mss 419
Abstract

The Marilyn Sparks Papers contain VHS tapes of Fashionata events spanning 1981-1991 as well as a program from the 1991 show.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1981 - 1991

Mark Bauman Papers

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Identifier: Mss 272
Abstract

Mark Bauman is a Vietnam War veteran, a historian, and an active member of the Jewish community in Atlanta and the southern United States. His papers include a biographical sketch, correspondence, and material related to the 250th anniversary of Jews in Georgia.

Dates: 1983 - 2013

Martha Jo Felson Katz Family Papers

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Identifier: Mss 124
Abstract

The collection consists of correspondence, legal and financial papers and the diaries of Annette Harris Felson, 1932-1934, which detail the day-to-day events of a young Jewish woman living in Ocilla, Georgia.

Dates: 1928 - 1981

Martin and Doris Goldstein Papers

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Identifier: Mss 273
Abstract

Martin and Doris Goldstein are active members in the Jewish community of Atlanta, Georgia. During the Cold War, they were strong supporters of Soviet Jewry. The collection consists of correspondence, writings, programs, speeches, and newspaper clippings.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1887 - 2014

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