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Adolph Rosenberg Photographs

Collection number: ahc.VIS124

Scope and Contents of the Records

A varied collection, these photographs are a mixture of images of rural areas in Fulton County, images relating to Atlanta’s Jewish community, military photographs, and photographs of an elementary class. Most of the images in the collection were taken by Rosenberg, but several were not. The photographs of Fulton County include images of buildings, stores, and farms in Buckhead, Roswell, and Lebanon, Georgia, and several in Oakland Cemetery in Atlanta. Images of Atlanta’s Jewish community include group portraits of officers from a synagogue in Gainesville, and members of the Atlanta Brandeis University Associates. Also included are photographs of Atlanta realtor Benjamin Feld, Rabbi Tobias Geffen, and interior and exterior photographs of Or Ve Shalon Synagogue in Atlanta. Images that Rosenberg collected include military photographs of Jewish soldiers, and a copy of a daguerreotype depicting unidentified girls from Atlanta in the antebellum era. Other images include classroom photographs of Atlanta’s Howell School, and an image of a returning soldier after World War II.


  • 1945-1955, undated


Restrictions on Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use

Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright law. (Title 17, U.S. Code) Permission for use must be cleared through the Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center. Licensing agreement may be required.

Administrative/Biographical History

Adolph Rosenberg became the editor of the “Southern Israelite” in the 1970’s after serving as a reporter for the Atlanta Journal and the Atlanta Constitution. A well honored member of the Atlanta journalism community, Rosenberg was the founder of the Atlanta Press Club, second president of the Georgia Scholastic Press Association and served three terms as president of the American Jewish Press Association.


57 image(s)



Arrangement of the Papers

This collection is arranged alphabetically according to titles supplied by staff.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Adolph Rosenburg.

General Physical Description note

52 black and white photographic prints and 5 black and white copy negatives

Processing Information

Collection processed in 2007.

Adolph Rosenburg Photographs 1945-1955, undated ahc.VIS 124
Inventory prepared by Paul Crater
July 2009
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Repository Details

Part of the Kenan Research Center at Atlanta History Center Repository

130 West Paces Ferry Road
Atlanta GA 30305