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Jews -- Georgia -- Atlanta

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

Addie Steinheimer collection

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS465
Scope and Content This collection contains a scrapbook compiled by Addie Steinheimer. Included in the scrapbook are newspaper clippings regarding David Mayer, David Steinheimer, and the Atlanta Jewish Community. It also contains newspaper articles on the history of Atlanta. There is also a 1939 Commercial High School yearbook and an obituary for Addie.
Dates: 1890-1962

Adolph Rosenberg papers

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS294f
Scope and Content This collection contains the personal papers of Adolph Rosenberg, a reporter for the Atlanta Journal Constitution. Included are receipts, press cards, and membership cards of Zionist Organization of America, Y.M.C.A., Georgia Motor Club, Ballyhoo, and Atlanta Zionist District. Also included are play programs for events at the Penthouse, and Chastain Memorial Park. The collection includes documents of the Atlanta Jewish Community Council, Atlanta Camera Club, and World War II ration books. Also...
Dates: 1942-1954

Allan Ripans papers

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS870
Scope and Content This collection contains material regarding Crossroads restaurant and Allan and Gail Ripans. Included are newspaper and magazine reviews, articles, recipes, and other memorabilia including coasters, menus, and cocktail napkins.
Dates: 1948-1988, undated

Benton family Leo Frank papers

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS1167
Scope and Content This collection contains documents pertaining to the 1913 murder of Mary Phagan and the murder trial of Leo Frank. Newspaper articles and a dissertation describe the details of the trial and Frank's lynching as well as new witness for the case and the push for a pardon for Frank in the 1980s. Also included are genealogy papers on the Phagan family.
Dates: 1891-2015

Berman Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS28f
Scope and Content Included in this collection is a certificate of naturalization for Augustus Berman and a reissued marriage license for Augustus and Gertrude Berman. Also included is a letter of acknowledgement to Gertrude Berman from Mrs. Abe Fitterman, President of Hadassah, the Women’s Zionist Organization of America, for the donation of a sewing machine, and a Georgia medical license issued to Louis C. Rouglin.
Dates: 1901-1952

Don't Worry Club collection

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS382
Scope and Content This collection contains organization minutes, correspondence, and ephemeral materials.
Dates: 1911-1951

Eve F. Silver poems

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS934f
Scope and Content This collection contains handwritten copies of poems Eve F. Silver wrote about her experience as a Holocaust survivor. Also included are photocopies of the poems printed in the Atlanta Jewish Times and photocopies of Eve F. Silver's false identification documents from her time as a member of the Polish resistance movement.
Dates: approximately 1940, undated

Hebrew Benevolent Congregation records

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS440
Scope and Content This collection contains newspaper clippings, pamphlets, meeting minutes, calendar of events, and some correspondence.
Dates: 1895-1987, undated

Leo Frank papers

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS91
Scope and Content This collection primarily consists of correspondence. There are letters of sympathy and support sent to Leo Frank and Lucille Selig Frank throughout his incarceration and after his death. Letters to the Franks are often written by many of the same people and share similar content. Also included is correspondence from members of the Frank and Selig families, from Frank's attorneys, from newspaper publishers and reporters, and to Governor Slaton on behalf of Leo Frank. In addition, the...
Dates: 1912-1916, undated

Rabbi Tobias Geffen papers

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS121f
Scope and Content This collection contains a typewritten copy of a speech by Rabbi M. David Geffen entitled "Three Score and Ten" in celebration of the 70th anniversary of the Congregation Shearith Israel; a pamphlet titled "Memory in Script--Eulogy on the Noble Personage Mr. Harold Hirsch'; a biography of Rabbi Geffen, and a contract between Rabbi J. M. Levin and the Congregation Ahavath Achim.
Dates: 1940, undated

Tom Watson Brown ephemera

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS1110
Scope and Content This collection contains material collected by and about Tom Watson Brown. There are reviews and critiques of the television documentary The Murder of Mary Phagan that aired on NBC in 1988; speeches given by Brown at the Confederate Memorial Day service in Stone Mountain, Georgia in 1978, and about the Leo Frank trial, given in 1982; and an assortment of tickets from sporting and entertainment events primarily from the Atlanta area.
Dates: 1933-2002, undated; Majority of material found within 1978 - 1996

WRFG records of the Living Atlanta oral history project

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS637
Scope and Content The bulk of this collection consists of tape recorded interviews of Atlantans used to create fifty programs titledLiving Atlanta: Atlanta Life from World War I through World War II, and the programs themselves, which aired on WRFG Radio in Atlanta, Georgia. The programs were composed of excerpts from the interviews connected by music and explanatory narration. During the course of the project, hundreds of Atlantans were interviewed, resulting in approximately...
Dates: 1977-1980, undated