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Progressive Club (Atlanta, Ga.)

Subject Source: Local sources
Scope Note: This was a Jewish country club in Atlanta, Georgia.

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Helen Pries Bunkin Papers

Identifier: Mss 118

The collection consists of two scrapbooks arranged in alphabetical order by subject and chronologically within each folder.

Dates: 1938 - 1946

Jack Weinstock Family Papers

Identifier: Mss 173

A native of Germany, Jack (Jacob) Weinstock immigrated to the United States and settled in Atlanta. He became a prominent and well respected businessman in the community and surrounding area. The papers are primarily composed of correspondence, newspaper, articles, certificates and family papers.

Dates: 1890 - 1997

Jewish Progressive Club Records

Identifier: Mss 006

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

Joseph Cuba Family Papers

Identifier: Mss 003

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

Louis Rosenbaum Family Papers

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

Mendel Romm, Jr. Family Papers

Identifier: Mss 275

A native Atlantan, Mendel Romm, Jr. was active in the Jewish community and a successful businessman. His papers include correspondence, certificates, newspaper clippings, photographs, and textiles.

Dates: 1899 - 2006

Mendle Boorstin Family Papers

Identifier: Mss 103

Mendle and Fannie Boorstin were both active in Jewish communal life. In large part, it was the persistence of Fannie Boorstin that led to the creation of a Jewish home for the aged in Atlanta. The papers consist of minutes of the Hungarian Benevolent Society, 1926-1927; newsletters from the Young Women’s Hebrew Association, 1922-1923; and records chronicling the movement in the 1950s to establish a home for the aged in Atlanta.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1911 - 1986

Morris Dwoskin Family Papers

Identifier: Mss 134

Morris Dwoskin was the founder of Dwoskin, Inc. an Atlanta based wallpaper company. His son Harry was extremely active in wide variety of Jewish and general community organizations and was elected the president of the Better Business Bureau in Atlanta in 1966. The collection consists of a scrapbook highlighting the accomplishments of Harry Dwoskin; records and memorabilia from Dwoskin, Inc.; and records from Ahavath Achim Congregation.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1927 - 1988

Stanford Makover Family Papers

Identifier: Mss 180

Stanford Makover was a prominent businessman and community leader in in Atlanta, Georgia. The collection consists of records from Shirley of Atlanta and an annual report from Ahavath Achim Congregation.

Dates: 1950 - 1983