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Emigration and immigration

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 24 Collections and/or Records:

Aaron Cohn Family Papers

Identifier: Mss 130
Abstract Aaron Cohn was born in Columbus, Georgia in 1916. He graduated from Columbus High School in 1932 and The University of Georgia Law School in 1938. He practiced law in Columbus from 1938 until his enlistment in the United States Army in 1940. He participated in four major campaigns and helped to liberate the Ebensee Concentration Camp in 1945. Following his discharge he returned to Columbus and in 1965 he was appointed a judge of the Juvenile Court in Muscogee County. The collection...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1941 - 2001

Andre Steiner Family Papers

Identifier: Mss 172
Abstract Andre Steiner and his wife lived in Hungary and Slovakia before surviving the Holocaust and immigrating to the United States. The collection consists of correspondence, 1939-1962, from Weiner family members many of which were written from Thereisenstadt; and the diary of ...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1920 - 1962

Atlanta City Directories

Identifier: Mss 206

Atlanta City Directories collection consisting of directories for the city of Atlanta and suburbs. Some fragile bindings have been removed and stored separately.

Dates: 1901 - 1943

David Mayer Family Papers

Identifier: Mss 145
Abstract David Mayer was born in Bavaria in 1815. He immigrated to the United States in 1839, settling first in Tennessee and then in Washington, Georgia. Eight years later he moved to Atlanta where he remained until his death in 1890. David Mayer was a businessman, confederate veteran, free mason, and one of the founders of the Atlanta public schools. The collection consists of letters from notables such as Joseph E. Brown, elected as Georgia's governor four times, and from Alexander H. Stephens,...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1839 - 1946

Dr. John Maidanek Papers

Identifier: Mss 123

The collection primarily consists of letters written by the brothers and parents of John Maidanek from 1935-1941.

Dates: 1935 - 1998

Edward M. Kahn Papers

Identifier: Mss 007
Abstract Edward M. Kahn (1895-1984) was an immigrant from Poland and was heavily involved with the Jewish community in Atlanta for much of his career. His papers primarily consist of memorabilia relating to Mr. Kahn's later years, especially to his retirement and to the many awards and testimonials received throughout his lifetime. All of Mr. Kahn's work related files, as well as some of his personal correspondences are contained in the Atlanta Jewish Federation records. The papers include...
Dates: 1937 - 1985

Harry Taratoot papers

Identifier: Mss 079

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.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1913 - 1976

Herbert Kohn Family Papers

Identifier: Mss 085
Abstract Herbert Kohn and his parents and brothers were Holocaust survivors who emigrated from Germany in 1939. The Kohn family settled in Columbus, Georgia. The papers consist of Correspondence, 1940-1942, an Iron Cross certificate issued to Leo Kohn, 1936, and immigration documents, 1938-1942. Researchers studying the Herbert Kohn Family Papers will gain...
Dates: 1936 - 1945

H.G.H. Society (Savannah, Ga.) Records

Identifier: Mss 340

Documents and ledger books relating to the Hebrah Gemiluth Hesed, or “H.G.H. Society,” a social, fraternal, and benevolent society for Jewish men in Savannah, Georgia.

Dates: 1889 - 1991

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

Isak Rosenbaum Family Papers

Identifier: Mss 284

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.

Dates: 1894 - 1982

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

Louis Cohen Family Papers

Identifier: Mss 190

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.

Dates: 1875 - 1996

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

Maxine and Jacob Goldstein Family Papers

Identifier: Mss 271

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.

Dates: 1865 - 2012

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

Murray Stein Family Papers

Identifier: Mss 132
Abstract Murray Stein is a Rome, Georgia, dentist who married Louise Stock. The Stock family was among the earlier settlers to Rome. The collection consists of membership records from Rodeph Sholom Congregation, newspaper articles on various subjects including the history of Jewish life in Rome, and documents relating to the attempt of Casper Stock to bring his cousin Estera Fajga Syskind to America,...
Dates: 1921 - 2002

Philip Lazarus Family Papers

Identifier: Mss 129
Abstract 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...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1906 - 1945

Rabbi Emanuel Feldman Papers

Identifier: Mss 111

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.”

Dates: 1946 - 1997

Reuben Aaron Kunnes Family Papers

Identifier: Mss 122

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.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1800 - 1997

Rubin and Lola Lansky Family Papers

Identifier: Mss 167

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.

Dates: 1940 - 1996

Samuel Krasner Papers

Identifier: Mss 008

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.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1939 - 1960

Sholom Iteld Family Papers

Identifier: Mss 280

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.

Dates: 1955 - 1976

Walter H. Bunzl Family Papers

Identifier: Mss 055
Abstract The Bunzl Family left their home in Vienna six months after the Anschluss in 1938 and went to London. Walter Bunzl came to Atlanta in 1939 to work with the late Robert Hecht, then head of the family's jewelry manufacturing company Burian and Bunzl. The rest of the family followed him to Atlanta by way of Brazil in 1941. Their family played an important part in Atlanta's...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1895 - 1992