Jews -- Georgia -- Columbus
Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:
Irving Weinstein A.Z.A. 807 of the B'nai B'rith Youth Organization was founded in Columbus, Georgia, in 1950. The collection consists of two scrapbooks and yearbooks relating to the chapter's activities.
This Columbus Lodge of B’nai B’rith was established only one year of after the end of the Civil War. Information from other chapters - including the Gate City Lodge No. 144 from Atlanta - can be found within the records. The records consist of minutes, 1866-1976.
Scrapbook from the United Synagogue Youth of Columbus, Georgia.
The Rosenberg family members are long-time residents of Columbus, Georgia. Of special interest is the letter from Raphael Moses in which he expresses his pride in being a member of the Jewish people. The papers include a typescript copy of a letter from Raphael Moses to W.O. Tuggle of LaGrange, Georgia, 1875; indentures, 1866-1945, and business records including minutes of meetings of the Rosenberg Jewelry Company, 1928-1944.
Collection consist of correspondences between Dora Goettinger and Jacob Rothschild while courting, marriage, business and other family correspondence.
The collection includes two scrapbooks, containing correspondence, newspaper clippings and photographs pertaining to Jewish war Veterans Post 455 from 1966 to 1968.
Raphael Moses was born in 1812 in Charleston, South Carolina. He was an eminent lawyer and leader in the Civil War and Reconstruction periods of Georgia. He served on the staff of General James Longstreet in the Army of Northern Virginia. His papers consist of a typescript copy of the autobiography of Raphael Moses, 1890, a biography of Raphael Moses written by his grandson Stanford Moses, 1939, and letters of Raphael Moses, copied from the original, by Stanford Moses, 1812-1893.
Shearith Israel Synagogue was founded in 1892 in Columbus, Georgia, by approximately fifteen Jewish families of Eastern European origin. Over the years, the synagogue has retained an important presence as a conservative Jewish congregation despite its location in a predominantly non-Jewish southern environment. The collection consists of correspondence, minutes, financial records, bulletins, newsletters, and membership records.
Copies of correspondence between Sigmond Zacharias (Louisville, Georgia) and Hennie Kaufman (Columbus, Georgia) during 1879.
This congregation is one of Georgia’s oldest and was established in Columbus in 1854. The records consist of an anniversary guest book, 1979 and financial ledger, 1898-1904.