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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

Adalbert Freedman Family Papers

Identifier: Mss 248

Papers relating to the varied activities and interests of Adelbert and his wife Miriam including speeches, correspondence photographs, a diary, an olive wood souvenir book from Jerusalem, a scrapbook from a trip to Europe, 1949, a scrapbook from the Walter Duranty lecture in Atlanta, 1942, a membership roster from the Zionist Organization of America, undated, and a personal telephone directory.

Dates: 1909 - 2001

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

Helen Goldman Alperin Family Papers

Identifier: Mss 011
Scope and Contents

Researchers examining these papers can gain insight into young Jewish life in Atlanta in the mid-20th century. All material is arranged alphabetically by subject and chronologically within each folder.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1926 - 1958

Isidore Sirota Family Papers

Identifier: Mss 047
Abstract A native of Russia, Isidore Sirota lived in New York City before moving to Atlanta. Once in Atlanta, he opened a corner grocery store named "Joe's Market." His wife, Rose, was also a native of Russia. Both of them were very active in the Farband Zionist Order, which was organized in 1913 and provided sickness and death benefits while promoting Yiddish culture and Socialist doctrine. The papers...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1916 - 1979

Janna Felt Zwerner Family Papers

Identifier: Mss 293

The Janna Felt Zwerner Family Papers consist of material related to Robert Travis, who was active in the Zionist movement in Atlanta. The papers contain correspondence, writings, newspaper clippings, and speeches.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1919 - 1992

Jewish National Fund – Southern Region Records

Identifier: Mss 239

Jewish National Fund was established more than 100 years ago by a small group of leaders, including Theodor Herzl. By purchasing plots of land, they hoped to establish the groundwork for the birth of our nation of Israel. JNF continues to make a commitment to the land and people in the 21st century. The records consists of four scrapbooks, 1969-1985, newsletters, and photos.

Dates: 1969 - 1985

Max C. (Mike) Gettinger Papers

Identifier: Mss 329

This collection contains a small sampling of the work Mr. Gettinger accomplished while Executive Director of the Atlanta Jewish Federation.

Dates: 1924 - 1991

Milton Saul Family Papers

Identifier: Mss 073

The Saul family has been active in a wide variety of community activities including Ahavath Achim Congregation, Atlanta Jewish Community Center, Atlanta Jewish Federation and its predecessor organizations, B’nai B’rith Women, and Hillel. The papers consist of records from these various organizations.

Dates: 1914 - 2000

Robert M. Travis Papers

Identifier: Mss 108
Abstract Robert (Bob) M. Travis was an ardent Zionist and one of the first to recognize, as early as 1939, that the Jewish people would be facing a holocaust if Europe’s Jews were not allowed to immigrate to Palestine. Robert Travis served as president of the Zionist District in Atlanta from 1937-1939. He later served as president of the Southeastern Zionist Region. In 1941, in association with Julian Boehm he was instrumental in organizing the Atlanta branch of the American Christian Palestine...
Dates: 1930 - 1977

Sidney Q. and Leah Janus Family Papers

Identifier: Mss 282
Abstract Papers consisting of files from the many organizations in which Leah Janus was involved such as the Coalition for Women in International Development, numerous committees of the United Nations, the League of women Voters, the United Way, the Georgia Department of Human Resources, the Atlanta Jewish Federation, Jewish Family Services, the Hebrew Academy, the Atlanta Public Schools, and files relating to some of Dr. Sidney Janus' consultations as a psychologist including a job analysis of a...
Dates: 1943 - 1988

Young Judaea – Daughters of Zion (Atlanta, Ga.) Records

Identifier: Mss 148

Young Judaea - Daughters of Zion Chapter was an active youth organization in Atlanta throughout the 1940s and 1950s. The collection consists of three scrapbooks containing memorabilia and correspondence.

Dates: 1941 - 1958

Young Judaea – Followers of Zion Chapter (Atlanta, Georgia) Records

Identifier: Mss 196

Followers of Zion (F.O.Z) Chapter of Young Judaea was founded in Atlanta in 1951. The collection consists of a scrapbook of chapter activities.

Dates: 1951 - 1953