Emigration and immigration
Found in 24 Collections and/or Records:
Harry Taratoot was the honorary president of the Anshi Sfard Synagogue. His papers consist of immigration documents, 1922, and records from Congregation Anshi Sfard, 1929-1976.
Isak Rosenbaum was a Holocaust survivor from Jassy, Romania. He was incarcerated in Dachau after Kristallnacht where he wrote postcards and letters home to his wife. He later immigrated to the United States via Palestine. The collection consists of family genealogical material and scrapbooks.
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.
A German immigrant, Louis Cohen was elected mayor of Sandersville in 1887 and served several terms. The papers consist of certificates from the Banking House of Louis Cohen, family genealogical materials, a scrapbook completed by Louis Cohen, the recipe book of Henrietta Happ, family bibles containing additional genealogical records, and correspondence from Cohen and Happ family members.
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.
Maxine and Jacob Goldstein were active in the Democratic National Convention and have a long family history in Milledgeville, Georgia. Their family papers include certificates, correspondence, deeds, newspaper clippings, memorabilia, diaries, and miscellaneous material related to their political involvement and the family owned department store that existed for nearly 100 years.
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.
Rabbi Emanuel Feldman was the spiritual leader of Congregation Beth Jacob (Atlanta, Ga.) for over 40 years. The files relate to the numerous issues that Rabbi Feldman involved himself during his tenure at Congregation Beth Jacob. Of special interest are the papers concerning the opening of the Atlanta Jewish Community Center on the Sabbath and the “Right of Return.”
Reuben Aaron Kunnes was born in Russia and immigrated to the United States with his family in 1882. The family settled in Thomson, Georgia where they owned a dry goods business that eventually became R. A. Kunnes Department Store. The Kunnes family was active in all aspects of community life in Thomson, Georgia.
Rubin and Lola Lansky were Holocaust survivors. They married in 1947 and moved to Atlanta in 1953. The collection consists of immigration documents, records from Eternal Life-Hemshech, Inc. a Holocaust survivor’s organization and records from the 50th anniversary celebration of the Victory in Europe in 1995.
Researchers studying the Samuel Krasner Papers will gain insight into the involvement of Russian Jewish immigrants in the Atlanta community. All material is arranged in alphabetical order and chronologically within each folder. Samuel Krasner was a Russian immigrant who lived in Atlanta for 37 years. He worked as a grocer and was active in the Jewish community. His papers consist of synagogue records and Atlanta Co-operative Credit Association records.
This collection contains materials related to the immigration and post-war life of Sholom Iteld whose son in law eventually ran for representation in the Georgia House of Representatives in 1976. The collection includes materials related to both Sholom Iteld and Stanley M. Baum.