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Hebrew Orphans' Home (Atlanta, Ga.)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Armand May Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 093
Overview Founder of the American Mills Company in Atlanta, Armand May served as captain of the drive in Georgia to raise funds for the American Jewish Relief Committee which provided aid to Jewish refugees of Central and Eastern Europe, 1921-1922. His papers consist of Correspondence, newspaper clippings and a scrapbook.
Dates: 1882 - 1972

Jewish Educational Loan Fund, Inc. (Atlanta, Ga.) Records

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 036
Overview The Jewish Educational Loan Fund, Inc., originally provided funding for and orphanage in Atlanta. Over the years it provided funding for displaced European Jewish children and eventually interest-free loans to Jewish students in the Southeast. The records consist of general administrative files which include annual reports, legal papers and minutes; case files of residents of the Home and case files of European children brought to Atlanta under the auspices of the Jewish Children's Service...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1883 - 2017

Jewish Educational Loan Fund Records II

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 205
Overview The Jewish Educational Loan Fund, Inc., originally provided funding for and orphanage in Atlanta. Over the years it provided funding for displaced European Jewish children and eventually interest-free loans to Jewish students in the Southeast. The records consist of general administrative files which include annual reports, legal papers and minutes; case files of residents of the Home and case files of European children brought to Atlanta under the auspices of the Jewish Children's Service...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1901 - 1996

Rabbi Isaac E. Marcuson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 161
Overview Rabbi Isaac E. Marcuson was the spiritual leader at Temple Beth Israel, Macon, Georgia, for over 58 years. The bulk of the collection contains letters and requests for materials published for and by the Central Conference of American Rabbis. Additional correspondence can be found in subject specific folders. The collection contains material concerning World War II and the efforts in Macon to assist Jews escaping Nazi persecution prior to and after World War II.
Dates: 1915 - 1984