Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 25 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: Mss 062
Abstract Bobby Johnson was the financial secretary for the Atlanta Jewish Welfare Federation of 29 years. Her papers consist primarily of records from the Atlanta Jewish Welfare Fund, the Atlanta Jewish Community Council consisting of issues of the newsletter, "Together," 1954-1955, and records from the Standard Club.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1940 - 1994
Identifier: Mss 328
Abstract David Sarnat Papers, c.1985-2000, consisting of organizational files, including speeches and correspondence, who was executive director of the Atlanta Jewish Federation (Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta) from1982 to 2003. This collection contains a small sampling of the work Mr. Sarnat accomplished while Executive Director of the Atlanta Jewish Federation.
Dates: 1985 - 2000
Identifier: Mss 023
Abstract Oberdorfer Insurance Agency was established in Atlanta in 1894 by Eugene Oberdorfer, Sr. Since that time family members have been active in both Jewish and general community service organizations. The papers consist primarily of records from Oberdorfer Insurance Agency and from the various organizations in which Donald Oberdorfer participated including the Anti Defamation League, the Atlanta Jewish Federation, the Ballyhoo Club, Future Incorporated, Hai-Resh...
Dates: 1909 - 1976
Identifier: Mss 128
Identifier: Mss 007
Abstract Edward M. Kahn (1895-1984) was an immigrant from Poland and was heavily involved with the Jewish community in Atlanta for much of his career. His papers primarily consist of memorabilia relating to Mr. Kahn's later years, especially to his retirement and to the many awards and testimonials received throughout his lifetime. All of Mr. Kahn's work related files, as well as some of his personal correspondences are contained in the Atlanta Jewish Federation records. The papers include certificates,...
Dates: 1937 - 1985
Identifier: Mss 413
Abstract This collection contains the directories and programs from various academies that Elaine and Jerry Blumenthal donated their time and money to in their life long dedication to their community.
Dates: 1970 - 2011
Identifier: Mss 253
Abstract Elliott Goldstein Papers relating to his community activities with the Atlanta Jewish Federation, The Temple and Union of American Hebrew Congregations and the Atlanta Jewish Federation and one copies of his memoir, "My Memoirs of a Wonderful Life."
Dates: 1892 - 1988
Identifier: Mss 030
Abstract Long-time community members, Betty Ann Romm Jacobson became the first female president of the Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta. The papers include Memorabilia the Jewish Progressive Club; the Bachelors' Club; a memory book of Rosa Lee Mendel Romm; and a history of H. Mendel and Company, a wholesale distribution company founded in Atlanta in 1890 by Hyman Mendel.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1914 - 1986
Identifier: Mss 005
Abstract The Herman Heyman Family Papers are arranged alphabetically by subject and chronologically within each folder. The collection consists primarily of correspondence, the majority of which are letters between Josephine and Herman Heyman. In the letters Herman and Josephine not only discuss their relationship, but issues of the day which concerned them. Both correspondents were exceptionally prolific and the letters will be of special interest to the social historian interested in the lifestyle of...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1886 - 1983
Identifier: Mss 098
Abstract Morris, Jack, and Phyllis Freedman were active at the Atlanta Jewish Federation and in numerous other Jewish community organizations. The papers consist of commentaries by Rabbi Tobias Geffen, 1958; correspondence, certificates, a ledger from Comfort Furniture Company, and photocopies of newspaper articles.
Dates: 1943 - 1989
Identifier: Mss 417
Abstract The Atlanta Jewish Federation was formally incorporated in 1967 and is the result of the merger of the Atlanta Federation for Jewish Social Service founded in 1905 as the Federation of Jewish Charities; the Atlanta Jewish Welfare Federation founded in 1936 as the Atlanta Jewish Welfare Fund; and the Atlanta Jewish Community Council founded in 1945. Over the years the Federation operated the majority of the social service functions within the Jewish community of Atlanta. The Jewish Federation of...
Dates: 1941 - 2008
Identifier: Mss 325
Abstract The Atlanta Jewish Federation was formally incorporated in 1967 and is the result of the merger of the Atlanta Federation for Jewish Social Service founded in 1905 as the Federation of Jewish Charities; the Atlanta Jewish Welfare Federation founded in 1936 as the Atlanta Jewish Welfare Fund; and the Atlanta Jewish Community Council founded in 1945. Over the years the Federation operated the majority of the social service functions within the Jewish community of Atlanta. The records consist of...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1950 - 2005
Identifier: Mss 003
Abstract 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
Identifier: Mss 064
Abstract Katherine and Jacob Greenfield Hebrew Academy of Atlanta, Inc., was the first Jewish day school in Atlanta. It was established in 1953. Its records include anniversary books, scrapbook, 1953-1960, and photocopies of minutes.
Dates: 1953 - 1991
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
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
Identifier: Mss 329
Identifier: Mss 073
Abstract 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 429
Abstract The Levitas Family became known in Atlanta through a variety of activities and occupations. These papers contain letters from L.J. Levitas to his son Ted, beginning when Ted was born in 1924 and continuing until his marriage to Earlyne Shankerman in 1953, letters from Reva to Miriam Strickman Levitas while Reva was in Israel, as well as historical books and newspaper articles...
Dates: 1913 - 2019
Identifier: Mss 136
Abstract Moe D. Horowitz was an Atlanta businessman and past president of Congregation Shearith Israel. The collection consists of miscellaneous records from Shearith Israel, the Atlanta Jewish Welfare Fund (later known as the Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta), and the Hebrew Academy of Atlanta.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1941 - 1983
Identifier: Mss 415
Abstract This collection contains the papers of Noah Levine during his time working with the Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta from 1990 to 2007. It includes pictures, artifacts and records of the organization’s Community Relations Committee as it designed outreach programs such as the Atlanta Literacy Program, the Hunger Walks, relief funds for those effected by Hurricane Katrina and the events of September 11th, 2001.
Dates: 1990 - 2007
Identifier: Mss 046
Abstract Sam Gershon was actively involved in relief efforts in Europe and for the Jews of the city of Kobryn in the years immediately following World War I. The papers include documents from early Atlanta Jewish community organizations including the Central Committee for the War Sufferers, 1920, the Independent Order of B'rith Abraham, 1925-1948, the Kobryner...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1904 - 1992
Identifier: Mss 245
Identifier: Mss 141
Abstract Sol Singer was a native Georgian and was involved in almost every aspect of the Atlanta Jewish community. The papers includes documents relating to the Singers' involvement in various Jewish organizations, their family histories and correspondences. Included are records relating to Sol Singer's interest in stamp collecting and the Jewish community of Pilsen, Czechoslovakia. The social historian interested in Jewish life in small southern towns and the development of the Atlanta Jewish...
Dates: 1856 - 2000
Identifier: Mss 180
Abstract 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