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Georgia

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

Associated Grocers Co-op, Inc. (Atlanta, Ga.) Records

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 070
Overview The Associated Grocers Co-op, Inc. was organized in 1929, by eight Atlanta Jewish grocers, who met at the home of Dr. Irving Greenberg. Faced with competition from chain grocery stores, which could buy and sell items less expensively, the Jewish grocers organized a buying group that would have the economic power of the large chain stores. The co-op later opened its rolls to non-Jewish store owners, as well as owners of convenience stores and gas stations. The records consists of financial...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1929 - 1991

B’nai B’rith Women, Havanah Chapter (Atlanta, Ga.) Records

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 393
Overview The Havanah Chapter of B’nai B’rith Women existed in Atlanta, Georgia, and was made up of women from Cobb County, Roswell, and the surrounding communities. “Havanah” is the Hebrew word for “understanding” and their mission was to serve the community in every way possible. Their records consist of book club records, program information, correspondence, newspaper clippings, membership directories, and recipes.
Dates: 1997 - 2002

Cecil Alexander Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 250
Overview A native of Atlanta, Cecil Alexander Jr. was a World War II veteran, a renowned architect, and an outspoken activist during the Civil Rights Movement. Cecil influenced the physical appearance, as well as the political, social, and racial structure of Atlanta. The papers consist of correspondence, certificates, speeches, and newspaper articles.
Dates: 1902 - 2001

Charlotte Blass Kaminsky Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 408
Overview This collection contains several scrapbooks from Charlotte Kaminsky’s time at the University of Georgia in the 1950s. It contains newspaper articles, photos, and various documents and mementos from her scrapbooks.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1950 - 1959

David Robinson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 384
Overview 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

Harold Hersch Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 193
Overview Harold Hersch was a Holocaust survivor and prominent businessman in Atlanta, Georiga. His papers consist of newspaper articles, a family history, correspondence from relatives in Poland, and papers relating to the restitution of property confiscated during World War II.
Dates: 1934 - 1991

Horovitz Family Papers

 Collection
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

Irwin B. Giffen JEA Papers

 Collection
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

Martin S. and Matiel Roos Leffler Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 402
Overview The personal papers of Martin Leffler, Sr., a Past President of Congregation Mickve Israel.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1762 - 1992

Moise Kaplan Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 388
Overview Moise Kaplan was a graduate of Boys' High School and attended Georgia Tech’s night school of Commerce. He served in the Army during WWII. After the war he returned to Atlanta and the insurance industry. He engaged in sports fishing and later authored several books on the subject.
Dates: 1937 - 1951

Rabbi Isaac E. Marcuson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 161
Overview Rabbi Isaac E. Marcuson was the spiritual leader at Temple Beth Israel, Macon, Georgia, for over 58 years. The bulk of the collection contains letters and requests for materials published for and by the Central Conference of American Rabbis. Additional correspondence can be found in subject specific folders. The collection contains material concerning World War II and the efforts in Macon to assist Jews escaping Nazi persecution prior to and after World War II.
Dates: 1915 - 1984