Jews -- United States
Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:
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.
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.
This collection contains several scrapbooks from Charlotte Kaminsky’s time at the University of Georgia in the 1950s. It contains newspaper articles, photos, and various documents and mementos from her scrapbooks.
David Robinson opened one of the first training schools for radiological technologists in Savannah, Georgia. During his career, he served as President of the Georgia Radiological Society, Chief of Staff at Candler General Hospital in Savannah, and historian of the Georgia Medical Society. The papers include report cards, scrapbook, programs, bulletins, and obituaries.
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.
Papers, scrapbooks, legal documents, and newspaper clippings relating to members of the Horovitz Family of Savannah, Georgia.
Materials collected by Irwin B. Giffen in his capacity as the Executive Director of the Jewish Educational Alliance in Savannah, Georgia.
Jack M. Levy was the long-time president of the Savannah Jewish Federation and Jewish Educational Alliance. This collection includes his personal papers.
The collection includes two scrapbooks, containing correspondence, newspaper clippings and photographs pertaining to Jewish war Veterans Post 455 from 1966 to 1968.
The personal papers of Martin Leffler, Sr., a Past President of Congregation Mickve Israel.
Oscar Strauss married Rubye Rich, the sister of the founders of Rich’s Department Store. The collection contains material relating to the lives of these two pioneer Atlanta families such as correspondence, genealogical information, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, and memorabilia.
This collection is of members The Peach State Stitchers, which is the Atlanta Chapter of the Pomegranate Guild of Judaic needle work. The collection consists of newspaper articles, magazines, emails, and other sources of information on the chapter.
The records of the Savannah Graduate Club of the Phi Delta Epsilon Medical Fraternity.
High school graduation scrapbook of Sarah “Sadie” Moskowitz (1910-1927), of Savannah, Georgia.
This collection was created by the Savannah Jewish Archives during their association with the Georgia Historical Society. The collection includes miscellaneous programs, directories and journals published by multiple Jewish organizations in Savannah.
Born in New York, William Singer settled in Georgia where he became a farmer and winemaker. The collection consists primarily of a family history and newspaper articles relating to the Singer family and their lives in Cordele, Thomaston and Atlanta, Georgia.