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Congregation Children of Israel (Augusta, Ga.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Congregation Children of Israel (Augusta, Ga.) Records

Identifier: Mss 153

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

Jack Steinberg Papers

Identifier: Mss 166
Abstract Jack Steinberg Papers consist of information he collected on Adas Yeshurun, the Congregation Children of Israel Sisterhood and the Augustan community. This collection does not contain any personal or family history on the Steinberg family. The largest piece of the collection consists of Sisterhood minutes and program activities from 1938 – 1984. Other sections of the collection include Annual Reports, Rabbi Goldburg’s writing, High Holy Day, M. Harry Stein paper, and history of...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1802 - 1994

Reuben Aaron Kunnes Family Papers

Identifier: Mss 122

Reuben Aaron Kunnes was born in Russia and immigrated to the United States with his family in 1882. The family settled in Thomson, Georgia where they owned a dry goods business that eventually became R. A. Kunnes Department Store. The Kunnes family was active in all aspects of community life in Thomson, Georgia.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1800 - 1997

Wittenberg Family Papers

Identifier: Mss 381

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