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Jews -- Georgia -- Atlanta

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 83 Collections and/or Records:

Adalbert Freedman Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 248
Overview Papers relating to the varied activities and interests of Adelbert and his wife Miriam including speeches, correspondence photographs, a diary, an olive wood souvenir book from Jerusalem, a scrapbook from a trip to Europe, 1949, a scrapbook from the Walter Duranty lecture in Atlanta, 1942, a membership roster from the Zionist Organization of America, undated, and a personal telephone directory.
Dates: 1909 - 2001

Albert Hershberg Family Papers

 Collection
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

American Jewish Committee, Atlanta Office Records

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 308
Overview American Jewish Committee - Atlanta Chapter Records, 1968-1992, consisting of 21 linear feet of records including minutes, correspondence, newsletters and miscellaneous publications relating to the varied activities of this organization dedicated to building bridges between the Jewish community and other ethnicities and faiths.
Dates: 1968 - 1992

Ann Uhry Abrams Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 179
Overview Ann Uhry Abrams was born in Atlanta, Georgia the daughter of Ralph and Alene Fox Uhry. Her brother, Alfred Uhry, is a famous playwright. She is an accomplished historian. The collection consists of brides books, a baby book, a scrapbook, and a memorial book relating to Fox, Uhry and Abrams family members.
Dates: 1908 - 1973

Arthur Heyman II Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 309
Overview Arthur Heyman II, a native of Atlanta, was a World War II veteran and real estate developer. His family papers include correspondence, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, a baby book, a bridal book, and certificates.
Dates: 1882 - 1999

Atlanta City Directories

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 206
Overview Atlanta City Directories collection consisting of directories for the city of Atlanta and suburbs. Some fragile bindings have been removed and stored separately.
Dates: 1901 - 1943

Atlanta Federation of Jewish Women’s Organizations Records

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 222
Overview The Atlanta Federation of Jewish Women's Organizations was founded in 1944 to strengthen relationships between the Jewish women of Atlanta, to promote community interest and to service as a council for community planning. The original member organizations were: The Atlanta Section, National Council of Jewish Women, Atlanta Chapter Hadassah, Temple Sisterhood, Ahavath Achim Sisterhood, Shearith Israel Sisterhood, Or VeShalom Sisterhood, Service Guild, Pioneer Women, and the Women's Auxiliary of...
Dates: 1931 - 1959

Barney Medintz Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 115
Overview Barney Medintz was born in London, England in 1910. At the age of 1 year he immigrated with his family to America. Following graduation from the University of Chicago he moved to Atlanta to serve as director of mens’ and boys’ activities at the Jewish Educational Alliance. Medintz worked for the Alliance for two years. Upon leaving, he founded the Service Uniform Company. In 1936 Medintz married Dorothy Davis. Medintz was active in a variety of youth and humanitarian causes in the Jewish...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1948 - 1985

Benator Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 412
Overview The Benators were a prominent family in the Atlanta Jewish community. These papers include legal documents, correspondence, and newspaper articles pertaining to the Benator family, the Cadranel family and the Galanti family.
Dates: 1920 - 2017

Bernard Shapiro Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 283
Overview This collection contains materials relating to the lives of Bernie and Tillie Shapiro of Atlanta, Georgia.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1905 - 1995

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

B'nai B'rith Women, Inc. Records

 Collection
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

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

Clementine Mayer Pinkussohn Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 181
Overview Clemmie Mayer Pinkhussohn was born in Atlanta, Georgia the youngest child of David and Elisa Weilman Mayer. She married Samuel (Sam) Pinkhussohn of Savannah, Georgia in 1889. The couple resided in Atlanta. Clemmie's father David Mayer was the trusted friend of Georgia governor Joseph E. Brown and Alexander Stephens, the vice-president of the Confederacy. The collection consists of correspondence between Brown, Stephens and Mayer, the invitation to the wedding of Clemmie Mayer and Sam...
Dates: 1864 - 1893

Congregation Beth Jacob (Atlanta, Ga.) Records

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 215
Overview Congregation Beth Jacob is an Orthodox congregation located in Atlanta, Georgia, that was founded in 1943 and is still in existence today. The records consists of annual reports, minutes, correspondence, financial records, membership information, bulletins, newsletters, and building plans for both the 1855 LaVista Road building and its expansion in the 1970s.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1958 - 1993

David Geffen Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 252
Overview The Geffen Family played a significant role in the Jewish spiritual life in Atlanta during the 20th century. The papers include certificates, calendars, correspondence, invitations, receipts, and writings.
Dates: 1906 - 2005

Dorothy Frankel Miller Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 120
Overview Dorothy Frankel Miller was a native Atlantan who was active in a wide variety of Jewish youth activities and clubs. The collection consists of programs, invitations, newsletters and miscellany from a scrapbook created by Dorothy Frankel from 1931-1937.
Dates: 1931 - 1962

Douglas C. Alexander Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 321
Overview Containing campaign memorabilia for the election campaign of Douglas Cecil Alexander for Atlanta City Council Post 3, At-Large, including correspondence from contributors; campaign contribution disclosure reports; notes from staff meetings; candidate questionnaires; schedules; advertisements; invitations, a T-shirt, posters, bumper stickers, brochures, letterhead, newsletter, stickers, correspondence, biography, and photograph.
Dates: 1988 - 1997

Edward Krick Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 204
Overview A native of Atlanta, Edward Krick was involved with the Jewish community in Atlanta, Georgia. The collection consists primarily of a scrapbook containing memorabilia from Shearith Israel Juniors including a program for a Minstrel Show performance by the group and Purim ball ad books and Yizkor (memorial) books from Congregation Shearith Israel.
Dates: 1929 - 1998

Edward M. Kahn Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 007
Overview 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

Elliott Goldstein Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 253
Overview 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

Fannie Marcus Revson Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 298
Overview 5 scrapbooks, 1946 – 1958, consisting of newspaper articles and photographs from Fannie Revson’s Antiques.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1946 - 1958

Flora Rosefsky Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Mss 332
Overview The papers of Flora Rosefsky provide information on textile arts as well as organizing volunteers within the Atlanta-area Jewish community.
Dates: 1996 - 2006

Frank Koros Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 299
Overview Papers consisting of correspondence from family members in Hungary prior to and following the Holocaust and documents relating to legal actions taken by Frank Koros to restore his good credit rating due to a case of mistaken identity and an erroneous reporting, The collection also contains papers relating to a cement mixture patent.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1939 - 1982

Future, Inc. Records

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 311
Overview Future, Inc. was a social investment club that started in 1951 by a group of Atlanta businessmen led by Joe Asher. What started as a portfolio valued at $4800, grew to $1,802,577 by the year 2001. The records contain the organizations articles of incorporation, by-laws, correspondence, finances, invitations, membership information, newspaper clippings, and meeting minutes.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1951 - 2007

Gordon Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 387
Overview The Gordon family spans several generations in Atlanta and Macon, Georgia. Their papers include correspondence, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, military records, genealogical information, and diaries.
Dates: 1898 - 1999; undated

Hadassah Southeastern Region Records

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 022
Overview Hadassah Southeastern Region was organized in 1926, and is the umbrella organization for all Hadassah chapters in the Southeast. The Atlanta Chapter is the oldest, having been organized in 1916. are composed primarily of minutes, correspondence, committee reports and also records from Junior Hadassah, the Business and Professional division of Atlanta Hadassah, the Tel Chai Chapter, the Southeastern region and the national office.
Dates: 1916 - 1991

Harold Brockey Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 291
Overview Harold Brockey was an executive for Rich’s department store. He served as president of the company from 1961 to 1972 and oversaw the sale of the store to Federated Department Stores. The papers include correspondence, invitations, programs, certificates, awards, newsletters, and material related to Rich’s.
Dates: 1960 - 1991

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

Harry B. Siegel Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 265
Overview Harry B. Siegel began a career in railroading in 1912 and who was at the age of 25 promoted to freight and passenger train conductor. In 1940, he became general yardmaster and in 1941 he became terminal trainmaster of Southern Railway's largest freight yards in Atlanta. In 1943 he became manager of the Atlanta Terminal Co representing four railroads.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1935 - 1980