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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Entrepreneurship is the process of designing, launching and running a new business, which is often initially a small business. The people who create these businesses are called entrepreneurs.

Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

Harold Hersch Family Papers

Identifier: Mss 193

Harold Hersch was a Holocaust survivor and prominent businessman in Atlanta, Georiga. His papers consist of newspaper articles, a family history, correspondence from relatives in Poland, and papers relating to the restitution of property confiscated during World War II.

Dates: 1934 - 1991

Herman Shmerling Family Papers

Identifier: Mss 150

Herman Shmerling was the owner of H. Shmerling, a jewelry store located on Broad Street in Augusta, Georgia. The collection consists of correspondence primarily relating to payments, credit and orders.

Dates: 1927 - 1928

Horovitz Family Papers

Identifier: Mss 398

Papers, scrapbooks, legal documents, and newspaper clippings relating to members of the Horovitz Family of Savannah, Georgia.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1920 - 1972

Joseph Jacobs Family Papers

Identifier: Mss 028
Abstract Joseph Jacobs was raised in Jefferson, Georgia. After the war, he started a pharmaceutical company. His pharmacy at the Five Points location became the first place Coca Cola was served. The papers include records from the Jacobs Pharmacy Company such as issues of Jacobs' Monthly Magazine, 1914-1918. It also contains articles written and collected by Joseph Jacobs, as well as correspondence. Researchers examining the Joseph Jacobs Family Papers will gain greater insight into Jewish life in...
Dates: 1879 - 1985

Joseph S. Rosenberg Family Papers

Identifier: Mss 208

A native Georgian, Joseph Samuel Rosenberg was the president of Rosenberg Bros. Department Store established in 1898, by his father Jacob and two uncles, Abraham and Isaac. The collection consists of correspondence, certificates, newspaper clippings, and resolutions relating to life of careers of three generations of Rosenbergs, Jacob (Jake), and Ralph.

Dates: 1890 - 1999

Jule and Rose Esserman Levin Family Papers

Identifier: Mss 162
Abstract The Esserman family settled in Rome, Georgia, in the early 1890s. Jule and Rose were involved in the Jewish community and the wider community of Rome. Of special interest in this collection are the personal stories, and history of Rose Esserman Levin while growing up in Rome. The collection includes a brief history into the life of the Esserman Family, how Esserman & Co. became a successful clothing business and their many contributions to the community. One can also get a brief look...
Dates: 1920 - 2002

Louis Morris Family Papers

Identifier: Mss 146

Louis Morris was born in Russia as Leib Yampolsky. The name was changed to Morris at Ellis Island. Louis married Jeanette Hartstein. He was the owner of Louis Morris' Grocery Store on Haygood Avenue in Atlanta. The collection consists of the ledger book from Louis Morris' grocery store, the Naturalization certificate of Louis Morris, 1938, the obituary of Leon Steinberg, 1978, and a newspaper article relating to the American Jewish Committee's Oral History Project.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1915 - 1980

Louis Perling Family Papers

Identifier: Mss 187
Abstract Louis Perling emigrated from Poland to the United States and settled in Sandersville, Georgia. The Perling family has owned and operated a clothing store in Sandersville for the last 75 years. The collection consists of letters from Maggie Oshman to a number of correspondents, primarily to Louis Perling who she would later marry. The letters are written from Galveston, Texas and from Cochran and Hazelhurst, Georgia. Of special interest are the letters in which Maggie Oshman discusses her...
Dates: 1911 - 1916

Martin S. and Matiel Roos Leffler Family Papers

Identifier: Mss 402

The personal papers of Martin Leffler, Sr., a Past President of Congregation Mickve Israel.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1762 - 1992

Myron Lobman Family Papers

Identifier: Mss 207
Abstract A native of Alabama, Myron Lobman was a prominent businessman in Montgomery. The papers consist primarily of business records from Stein-Lobman Dry Goods Company. Papers relating to the activities of the Lobman family of Montgomery are also included in the collection. The letter copy books from 1891-1903, contain the pertinent correspondence of the principals of Steiner-Lobman relating to the transactions of the company. The records also contain the customer names of the hundreds of small...
Dates: 1880 - 2002

Paul Ruben Family Papers

Identifier: Mss 189
Abstract Max and Rebecca Ruben in established Ruben's Department Store on Broad Street in Augusta, Georgia in 1898. The collection consists of an employee salary ledger, 1944-1946, a cancelled check, 1963, a debit memorandum from the 1940s, an application for a charge account; and records from the Havath Israel Lodge #361 of the Independent Order of Brith Sholom in Augusta, Georgia and the Independent Order of Brith Sholom - Atlanta Lodge No....
Dates: 1916 - 1963

The Dannenberg Company (Macon, Ga.) Records

Identifier: Mss 133
Scope and Contents

Researchers studying The Dannenberg Company (Macon, Ga.) Records will gain insight into a Jewish-owned department store in central Georgia. All material is arranged in alphabetical order by subject and chronologically within each folder.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1883 - 1992

Thomas J. Asher Family Papers

Identifier: Mss 149

A native Atlantan, Tom Asher is a prominent businessman and community leader. The collection consists of records from the Elsas family reunion held in Atlanta in 1993; record books belonging to Oscar Elsas, President of Fulton Bag and Cotton Mills following the retirement of his father Jacob in 1913; material relating to the works of playwright Alfred Uhry, a boyhood friend of Tom Asher; and newsletters from Rich's, the store at which Joseph Asher was employed.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1876 - 1997