Jews -- Georgia -- Augusta
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: Mss 163
Overview 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 Anniversary,...
Dates: 1922 - 1985
Identifier: Mss 153
Overview 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
Identifier: Mss 150
Overview 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
Identifier: Mss 158
Overview 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
Identifier: Mss 246
Identifier: Mss 188
Overview 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 interest...
Dates: 1939 - 1991
Identifier: Mss 077
Overview Moe Goldman (1895–1976), a respected realtor by vocation, was a committed volunteer and humanitarian, noted for his leadership in the Boy Scouts of America and other organizations working toward the betterment of youth. The papers consist primarily of correspondence and honors from Mr. Goldman’s association with the Boy Scouts of America and the American Humanics Foundation. The Papers also include Goldman, Edison and Rosenbaum family correspondence, notably correspondence during Mr....
Dates: Majority of material found within 1904 - 1994
Identifier: Mss 178
Overview 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 English...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1921 - 1971
Identifier: Mss 189
Overview 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
Identifier: Mss 381
Overview 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