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Jewish merchants

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Nathan Cohen Family Papers

Identifier: Mss 102
Abstract Nathan Cohen emigrated from Poland to the United States in 1913 and moved to South Georgia working as a peddler. In 1924 he opened Cohen’s of Alma. He retired in 1957 and assumed numerous civic responsibilities throughout the community. He was elected Mayor of Alma in 1961 and later named Citizen of the Year by the Lions Club and Board of Trade. The papers include records from Cohen’s of Alma Department Store and correspondence relating to the election of Nathan Cohen as Mayor of Alma,...
Dates: 1924 - 1972

Rich’s, Inc. (Atlanta, Ga.) Records

Identifier: Mss 114

Rich’s was established on May 28, 1867 as M. Rich Dry Goods and would grow to become the South’s largest retailer. The records consist of annual reports and financial records.

Dates: 1900 - 1986