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Jews -- Alabama

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Bertram J. Rosenbush, Jr. Family Papers

Identifier: Mss 221

The Rosenbush Family Papers were compiled over three generations beginning with Julius Rosenbush, who was a prominent entrepreneur in the mortuary and furniture businesses in Demopolis, Alabama. His children also participated in the mortuary and furniture business. The collection includes blueprints, correspondence, deeds, accounting ledgers, photographs, genealogical records, and maps.

Dates: 1894 - 2010

Esther and Herbert Taylor Oral History Collection

Identifier: EHTOHC
Abstract The Esther and Herbert Taylor Oral History Collection, housed in the Ida Pearle and Joseph Cuba Archives for Southern Jewish History at the William Breman Jewish Heritage  Museum, consists of more than 1,000 interviews that document Jewish life in Georgia and Alabama. The collection originated in the 1970s due to an oral history project conducted by the Atlanta Jewish Federation and the Atlanta chapters of the National Council of Jewish Women and the American Jewish Committee. It has since...
Dates: 1976-present

Irving Zulie Harris Family Papers

Identifier: Mss 425

Irving Zulie Harris was a Birmingham, Alabama chemist, industrialist, and Jewish community leader. Harris was the president of the wholesale drug company Veltex Co. He was the past president and chairman of The United Jewish Welfare Fund. His papers consist of awards, personal and professional correspondence, certificates, newspaper clippings, family documents and papers, along with company logs, memorabilia and promotional materials.

Dates: 1892 - 1988

Lawrence B. Goldsmith Papers

Identifier: Mss 211
Abstract A native of Alabama, Lawrence B. Goldsmith was a prominent businessman and civic leader in Huntsville. The collection consists of photocopies of the correspondence and administrative files relating to the Huntsville Jewish Charities (formerly Huntsville, Alabama United Jewish Appeal) campaign of which Lawrence Bernstein Goldsmith Sr. was chairman. It also includes family papers such as correspondence, clippings, and an oral history of Margaret Anne Goldsmith conducted by the Institute of...
Dates: 1939 - 1954

Temple Beth El (Anniston, Alabama) Records

Identifier: Mss 194

Founded in 1888, Temple Beth El is the Reform congregation in Anniston, Alabama. The collection consists primarily of minutes of the Ladies Hebrew Benevolent Society also known as Henrietta Sterne Sisterhood and the Anniston Sisterhood. The minutes provide insight into both the “good works” of Ladies Benevolent Societies as well as the importance of this particular sisterhood in the overall success of this congregation.

Dates: 1890 - 2010

Temple Beth Israel (Gadsden, Alabama) Records

Identifier: Mss 214

Temple Beth Israel – Gadsden, Alabama was unofficially founded in 1903. The synagogue and its membership were active in the general community life of Gadsden. Without a growing population, the congregation was finally forced to close its doors in 2010. The collection consists of minutes, correspondence, and bulletins of the congregation, as well as records from Gadsden chapter of B’nai B’rith Women and the Gadsden Federated Jewish Charities.

Dates: 1921 - 2011