Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:
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
Identifier: Mss 287
Identifier: Mss 116
Overview The Jacob L. Friend Papers was a Russian immigrant who came to America by way of Shanghai. The papers are composed primarily of newspaper articles, documents, personal correspondence, synagogue records, writings and a scrapbook.
Dates: 1915 - 2002
Identifier: Mss 293
Overview The Janna Felt Zwerner Family Papers consist of material related to Robert Travis, who was active in the Zionist movement in Atlanta. The papers contain correspondence, writings, newspaper clippings, and speeches.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1919 - 1992
Identifier: Mss 052
Overview 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, Jewish...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1909 - 2009
Identifier: Mss 429
Overview 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 108
Overview Robert (Bob) M. Travis was an ardent Zionist and one of the first to recognize, as early as 1939, that the Jewish people would be facing a holocaust if Europe’s Jews were not allowed to immigrate to Palestine. Robert Travis served as president of the Zionist District in Atlanta from 1937-1939. He later served as president of the Southeastern Zionist Region. In 1941, in association with Julian Boehm he was instrumental in organizing the Atlanta branch of the American Christian Palestine...
Dates: 1930 - 1977
Identifier: Mss 041
Overview Sam Glass was active in the Zionist movement in Atlanta, Georgia. The papers primarily reflect upon the Zionist interest and activities and consist of correspondence, programs, and newspaper articles.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1913 - 1978
Identifier: Mss 386
Identifier: Mss 251
Identifier: Mss 141
Overview 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 258
Overview Sylvia Pollock was born in Asheville, NC, January 3, 1929. She attended the University of Missouri from 1947 – 1948. Sylvia and Saul Becker married and moved to Atlanta in 1949, and are the parents of three children. Ms. Becker served on the following committees: Holocaust Commission; Israel Affairs Committee; Goodfriend Holocaust Collection at Woodruff Library, Emory University; National Jewish Resource Center.
Dates: 1979 - 2000