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World War, 1939-1945

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 25 Collections and/or Records:

Albert Hershberg Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 063
Overview Albert Hershberg was a long-time member of the Atlanta Jewish community. He was active in Ahavath Achim Congregation, B’nai B’rith, and Roseland Cemetery, Inc. The collection contains some of the earliest extant records from Roseland Cemetery, including the first internment record book, 1910. Most of the records are the organizations in which Hershberg family members participated including Ahavath Achim Congregation, The Jewish Home, Hadassah and Roseland Cemetery. It also contains memorabilia...
Dates: 1902 - 2003

Arthur Heyman II Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 309
Overview Arthur Heyman II, a native of Atlanta, was a World War II veteran and real estate developer. His family papers include correspondence, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, a baby book, a bridal book, and certificates.
Dates: 1882 - 1999

Cecil Alexander Family Papers

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Identifier: Mss 250
Overview A native of Atlanta, Cecil Alexander Jr. was a World War II veteran, a renowned architect, and an outspoken activist during the Civil Rights Movement. Cecil influenced the physical appearance, as well as the political, social, and racial structure of Atlanta. The papers consist of correspondence, certificates, speeches, and newspaper articles.
Dates: 1902 - 2001

Chaplain John G. Gaskill Papers

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Identifier: Mss 067
Overview Chaplain Gaskill was a United States Army chaplain who was among the first Americans to enter the Dachau concentration camp. Of special significance is the record book of those who died during the last three months of camp operation. The information has been sent to Yad Vashem in Israel. The papers contain records from the Dachau concentration camp including death records, hospital records, a memorial service, reports, and prisoner testimonies.
Dates: 1936 - 1945

David Robinson Papers

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Identifier: Mss 384
Overview David Robinson opened one of the first training schools for radiological technologists in Savannah, Georgia. During his career, he served as President of the Georgia Radiological Society, Chief of Staff at Candler General Hospital in Savannah, and historian of the Georgia Medical Society. The papers include report cards, scrapbook, programs, bulletins, and obituaries.
Dates: 1916 - 1984

Gisela Meyer Spielberg Family Papers

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Identifier: Mss 414
Overview A German immigrant to the United States in the middle of the Second World War, Gisela Meyer Spielberg and her family made a life for themselves in Atlanta, GA following the antisemitic rule of Hitler which they only just barely escaped.
Dates: 1824 - 1997

Goldhammer-Roth Family Papers

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Identifier: Mss 301
Overview This collection contains various papers from the Roth and Goldhammer families, Holocaust survivors originally from Austria-Hungary. Included are two Hungarian autograph books, four passports, a medical school identification book for Dr. Egon Goldhammer, medical certificates and licensure, birth and death certificates, interview manuscript of Mrs. Goldhammer, and correspondence in Hungarian and German between...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1892 - 2003

Gordon Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 387
Overview The Gordon family spans several generations in Atlanta and Macon, Georgia. Their papers include correspondence, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, military records, genealogical information, and diaries.
Dates: 1898 - 1999; undated

Harold Yudelson Papers

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Identifier: Mss 170
Overview Harold Yudelson was born in Atlanta, Georgia. He attended The Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania. His education was interrupted when he was drafted into World War II. Harold Yudelson served as a Lieutenant and was wounded in battle during the last days of the war. The collection consists primarily of military records...
Dates: 1941 - 2004

Irwin Krick Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 256
Overview A native of Atlanta, Irwin Krick was a World War II veteran, active in the Jewish community, and the owner of a grocery store. His papers contain correspondence, military documents, certificates, and material from his activities in the Jewish community.
Dates: 1915 - 1962

M. Harry Steine Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 158
Overview M. Harry Steine served in World War II and became a prominent lawyer in Augusta, Georgia. The collection consists of records from the Citizens Committee for Good Government and from Augusta city council meetings.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1944 - 1972

Martin S. and Matiel Roos Leffler Family Papers

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Identifier: Mss 402
Overview The personal papers of Martin Leffler, Sr., a Past President of Congregation Mickve Israel.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1762 - 1992

Marvin C. Goldstein, D.D.S. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 174
Overview A native Atlantan, Dr. Marvin C. Goldstein was a clinical professor of orthodontics at the Medical College of Gerogia and Emory University. He was active in a wide variety of community activities, including the Civil Rights Movement. His papers include biographies, Civil Rights related material, correspondence, deeds, articles, invitations, programs, newsletters, speeches, newspaper clippings, and material related to his service during Worlds War II.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1929 - 1992

Max Rosenbluth Family Papers

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Identifier: Mss 270
Overview Max Rosenbluth Family Papers, c.1929-1953, consisting of .4 cubic feet of material relating to the extended family of Max and Beryl Rosenbluth who survived the Holocaust in hiding in Poland and France, including emigration documents; identity documents; writings relating to war experiences.
Dates: 1941 - 1971

Mendel Romm, Jr. Family Papers

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Identifier: Mss 275
Overview A native Atlantan, Mendel Romm, Jr. was active in the Jewish community and a successful businessman. His papers include correspondence, certificates, newspaper clippings, photographs, and textiles.
Dates: 1899 - 2006

Moise Kaplan Papers

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Identifier: Mss 388
Overview Moise Kaplan was a graduate of Boys' High School and attended Georgia Tech’s night school of Commerce. He served in the Army during WWII. After the war he returned to Atlanta and the insurance industry. He engaged in sports fishing and later authored several books on the subject.
Dates: 1937 - 1951

Noah Ginsberg Papers

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Identifier: Mss 344
Overview Letters written from U.S. Army soldier Noah Ginsberg to his family in Savannah, Georgia, during World War II.
Dates: 1942 - 1945

Paul Ginsberg Family Papers

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Identifier: Mss 234
Overview Paul Ginsberg was an intelligence officer during World War II, a Jewish War Veterans Commander, prominent Atlanta attorney, and community leader. His papers include correspondence, military records, newspapers clippings, invitations, programs, scrapbooks, family histories and genealogies, as well as material related to his daughter Marilyn Ginsberg Eckstein.
Dates: 1928 - 2004

Peter Phillips Family Papers

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Identifier: Mss 264
Overview Peter Phillips was born in Berlin in 1920 and attended technical schools in Germany, Czechoslovakia, and France before fleeing Nazi Germany in March of 1941. After reaching America, he enlisted in the US Army and was stationed at Camp Ritchie, which operated as a base for German speaking soldiers, predominantly Jewish, to be trained in intelligence and interrogation. His papers contain material he collected while serving with the Ritchie Boys including internal Nazi documents and identification...
Dates: 1833 - 1996

Philip Lazarus Family Papers

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Identifier: Mss 129
Overview Philip Lazarus was a Russian immigrant, born in 1876, who settled in South Georgia in 1891. He originally moved to Rochelle, GA and married Lena Pearlman of Americus, Georgia. In 1902 they moved to Quitman, Georgia and opened Philip Lazarus and Sons, a general merchandise store. Lazarus died on August 5, 1953 in Quitman. The collection consists of indentures, correspondence primarily written by Jake Lazarus to his parents while serving as a soldier during World War II, and the naturalization...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1906 - 1945

Rebecca Rosenbaum Gentile Papers

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Identifier: Mss 176
Overview Rebecca Rosenbaum Gentile served with the Red Cross and the International Refugee Organization following World War II. The collection consists of journals kept by Rebecca Rosenbaum while serving with the Red Cross and with the International Refugee Organization; correspondence and records...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1924 - 1979

Ruth and Joe Levin Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 382
Overview Ruth and Joe Levin settled in Savannah in 1919, established a successful business and became active members of the Savannah Jewish Community. The papers include birth certificates, personal letters, military records, wedding memorabilia and business documents.
Dates: 1914 - 1955

Sam Dinerman Papers

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Identifier: Mss 257
Overview Sam Dinerman Family Papers, 1936-2000, consisting of a documents certifying Jack Dinerman as a Physical Therapist, 1951-1952; a photograph of Jack Dinerman with a patient in Savannah, Georgia, c.1950s; a portrait of Joseph Dinerman; a photographic copy of a portrait of Joseph Dinerman in his World War II uniform and an original color portrait of Joseph Dinerman; snap shots and aerial photographs taken by Sam Dinerman who served as Chief Photographers Mate as a member of the Anti-Submarine...
Dates: 1936 - 2000

Sam Glass Family Papers

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Identifier: Mss 041
Overview Sam Glass was active in the Zionist movement in Atlanta, Georgia. The papers primarily reflect upon the Zionist interest and activities and consist of correspondence, programs, and newspaper articles.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1913 - 1978

Sol Harry Greenberg Family Papers

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Identifier: Mss 254
Overview Sol Harry Greenberg was a lieutenant in the United States Army Air Corps. His papers consist of a diary he kept of his wartime log and miscellaneous memorabilia related to his various activities.
Dates: 1944 - 1993