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Women -- Societies and clubs

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Ahavath Achim Congregation Sisterhood (Atlanta, Ga.) Records

Identifier: Mss 014
Abstract Originally known as the Ladies Auxiliary, Ahavath Achim Congregation Sisterhood was founded in 1920 by 18 women as a synagogue-affiliated organization with an emphasis on Jewish values, traditions and education. Over the years the Sisterhood has sponsored numerous projects and activities including adult education, a book shop, Girl Scouts, the Jewish Home and Keren Ami. The records are primarily composed of minutes, program books, souvenir journals, speeches, and programs and invitations...
Dates: 1933 - 2017

Amit Women (Atlanta, Ga. chapter) Records

Identifier: Mss 054

Formerly known as Mizrachi Women, this Zionist organization raises funds for Israel. The records include certificates, correspondence, financial records, newspaper clippings, membership records, and a scrapbook.

Dates: 1949 - 1983

B’nai B’rith Women, Havanah Chapter (Atlanta, Ga.) Records

Identifier: Mss 393

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

FunDraisers Records

Identifier: Mss 369

The FunDraisers was a charitable corporation founded to raise money for needy organizations in the Metropolitan Atlanta area. It started in 1988 and disbanded in 2010. The records include correspondence, directories, event information, meeting minutes, newspaper clippings, miscellaneous administration documents, and scrapbooks.

Dates: 1989 - 2010

JEA Women’s Club (Savannah, Ga.) Records

Identifier: Mss 389

The records of the Women’s Club of the Jewish Educational Alliance in Savannah, Georgia, from 1922 to 1987.

Dates: 1922 - 1987

Southern Branch, Women’s League for Conservative Judaism Records

Identifier: Mss 230

In 1958, this branch began as a branch in training. Eleven Sisterhoods participated in the first conference in 1959 with Phyllis Weinstein was chosen as leader. The Women’s League officially accepted the branch at the 1960 Convention. The mission is to serve as a connection between Women’s League and its affiliates and members and to provide services that will strengthen Sisterhoods.

Dates: 1959 - 2006

Sylvia Becker Papers

Identifier: Mss 258

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