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Augusta (Ga.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

Adas Yeshurun Synagogue (Augusta, Ga.) Records

Identifier: Mss 163
Abstract The Adas Yeshurun Synagogue is the oldest and first congregation in Augusta, Georgia. It was founded in 1889 and is an Orthodox congregation that is still in existence today. The records are primarily minutes, some financial records, and program books relating to the varied activities and projects of this Orthodox synagogue. The history of Adas Yeshurun Synagogue can be found in Folder 4: 90th...
Dates: 1922 - 1985

Congregation Children of Israel (Augusta, Ga.) Records

Identifier: Mss 153

Congregation Children of Israel was established in 1846 and is still in existence today. The records consist of minutes, correspondence, financial and legal records and general administrative files. Of special interest to researchers is the Sunday school scrapbook, which holds pictures dating as far back as the sixties. The collection also consists of the first check written, which provides official ownership of the congregation.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1919 - 2005

Herman Shmerling Family Papers

Identifier: Mss 150

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

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

M. Harry Steine Papers

Identifier: Mss 158

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

Meyer Goldstein Family Papers

Identifier: Mss 246

Papers consisting of a family history, photographs, school documents and correspondence relating the Goldstein and Tanenbaum families of Martinez, Georgia and Augusta, Georgia.

Dates: 1919 - 1992

Meyer Kreisberg Family Papers

Identifier: Mss 188
Abstract Meyer and Estelle Kreisberg of Augusta, Georgia were active members of Adas Yeshurun Synagogue. Estelle Kriesberg was also active in numerous Jewish organizations in Augusta including the Synagogue sisterhood (Daughters of Israel) and Hadassah. The collection consists of records, including minutes from the Daughters of Israel and records from Hadassah in Augusta and the southeast region. Of special...
Dates: 1939 - 1991

Neil Ghingold Papers

Identifier: Mss 178
Abstract Neil Ghingold and his father owned a dry goods store in Augusta, Gerogia. The collection consists of a synagogue history from Adas Yeshurun Synagogue in Augusta, Georgia; immigration documents, a family history and a memoir written by Abram Ghingold, in Romania and translated into ...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1921 - 1971

Paul Ruben Family Papers

Identifier: Mss 189
Abstract Max and Rebecca Ruben in established Ruben's Department Store on Broad Street in Augusta, Georgia in 1898. The collection consists of an employee salary ledger, 1944-1946, a cancelled check, 1963, a debit memorandum from the 1940s, an application for a charge account; and records from the Havath Israel Lodge #361 of the Independent Order of Brith Sholom in Augusta, Georgia and the Independent Order of Brith Sholom - Atlanta Lodge No....
Dates: 1916 - 1963

Reuben Aaron Kunnes Family Papers

Identifier: Mss 122

Reuben Aaron Kunnes was born in Russia and immigrated to the United States with his family in 1882. The family settled in Thomson, Georgia where they owned a dry goods business that eventually became R. A. Kunnes Department Store. The Kunnes family was active in all aspects of community life in Thomson, Georgia.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1800 - 1997

Wittenberg Family Papers

Identifier: Mss 381

The Wittenberg family lived in Augusta, Georgia, and was active in the Jewish, medical, political, and civil communities. The papers contain correspondence, certificates, diplomas, newspaper clippings, and genealogical information.

Dates: 1961 - 2015