B'nai B'rith Women
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: Former name of Jewish Women International.
Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: Mss 063
Overview Albert Hershberg was a long-time member of the Atlanta Jewish community. He was active in Ahavath Achim Congregation, B’nai B’rith, and Roseland Cemetery, Inc. The collection contains some of the earliest extant records from Roseland Cemetery, including the first internment record book, 1910. Most of the records are the organizations in which Hershberg family members participated including Ahavath Achim Congregation, The Jewish Home, Hadassah and Roseland Cemetery. It also contains memorabilia...
Dates: 1902 - 2003
Identifier: Mss 306
Identifier: Mss 142
Overview The B’nai B’rith Girls DJG (Devoted Jewish Girls) Chapter in Atlanta was a popular club for girls in Atlanta, Georgia. It was a part of the B’nai B’rith Youth Organization (BBYO) and B’nai B’rith Girls (BBG). The records consist of a scrapbook that documents their activities in the late 1960s.
Dates: 1968 - 1969
Identifier: Mss 322
Identifier: Mss 327
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
Identifier: Mss 025
Overview B'nai B'rith Women, Inc. organized an Atlanta chapter in April, 1944. Activities included assistance to Hillel House at the University of Georgia, the Anti-Defamation League of B'nai B'rith, and the American Red Cross. B'nai B'rith Women were also actively involved with the sale of war bonds during World War II. Programs of B'nai B'rith Women have historically served both the Jewish and non-Jewish communities of Atlanta. The records include Correspondence, newsletter, records of the B'nai...
Dates: 1936 - 1977
Identifier: Mss 326
Identifier: Mss 371
Overview Collection of three scrapbooks containing photographs, letters, newspaper articles and leaflets pertaining to the activities of B’nai B’rith Women – Solel Chapter
Dates: 1986 - 1993
Identifier: Mss 106
Overview Charlotte Wilen has been active in community service in Atlanta for 30 years. She was president of the Maternal and Child Health Institute, Inc., president of the Continuum Alliance for Human Development; a member of the Georgia Planning Group for Health Promotion; a member of the Governor’s Commission on Obstetrics and a member of the Board of Directors of Scottish Rite Children’s Hospital. She was also on the national task force on Maternal and Infant Health March of Dimes Birth Defects...
Dates: 1963 - 1993
Identifier: Mss 238
Overview 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
Identifier: Mss 080
Overview 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
Identifier: Mss 279
Overview 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
Identifier: Mss 159
Overview Mike Bock was born in Atlanta, Georgia. His parents were from Vladivostok, Russia. The collection consists of memorabilia from Edison Brothers Stores, Inc., 1944-1966; and a scrapbook compiled by Ilene Bock Zier, 1951-1956 consisting of B'nai B'rith Youth Organization, school, and camp material.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1944 - 1966
Identifier: Mss 073
Overview The Saul family has been active in a wide variety of community activities including Ahavath Achim Congregation, Atlanta Jewish Community Center, Atlanta Jewish Federation and its predecessor organizations, B’nai B’rith Women, and Hillel. The papers consist of records from these various organizations.
Dates: 1914 - 2000
Identifier: Mss 095
Overview Sisterhood of Temple B'nai Israel, Albany. Georgia was originally known as the Hebrew Ladies Aid Society and was founded in 1895 as The Ladies Aid Society. The records consist of correspondence, financial records and minutes.
Dates: 1906 - 1989
Identifier: Mss 214
Overview Temple Beth Israel – Gadsden, Alabama was unofficially founded in 1903. The synagogue and its membership were active in the general community life of Gadsden. Without a growing population, the congregation was finally forced to close its doors in 2010. The collection consists of minutes, correspondence, and bulletins of the congregation, as well as records from Gadsden chapter of B’nai B’rith Women and the Gadsden Federated Jewish Charities.
Dates: 1921 - 2011
Identifier: Mss 055
Overview The Bunzl Family left their home in Vienna six months after the Anschluss in 1938 and went to London. Walter Bunzl came to Atlanta in 1939 to work with the late Robert Hecht, then head of the family's jewelry manufacturing company Burian and Bunzl. The rest of the family followed him to Atlanta by way of Brazil in 1941. Their family played an important part in Atlanta's cultural...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1895 - 1992