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Max Feldman (1877-1966) Family. Papers, 1927–1970.
(documents from Shearith Israel Hebrew Institute and memorabilia from the Mayfair Club.)

Rebecca Frosteg Faber. Papers, 1978–1998.
(Newspaper articles relating to the Frosteg family of Pelham, Georgia)

Helene K. Facher. Papers, 1955. 
(program from a Sisterhood Sabbath at The Temple)

Harriett Fant Family. Papers, 1884–1916.
(receipts, a letter and an advertisement from M. Rich & Bros.)

Abrom Lewis (A.L.) Feldman (1896-1988) Family. Papers, 1892–1988.
Mss 32

Don't Worry Club, Atlanta, 1914.

Don't Worry Club, Atlanta, 1914.

Size: .8 linear feet

Content: Correspondence and records from the Don't Worry Club, Student Teacher Achievement Recognition (STAR) Program, Georgia State University, the Mayfair Club and the Puritan Chemical Company.

Significance: A.L. Feldman was born in Hartwell, Georgia. The family moved to Atlanta in 1902. A.L. graduated from the Georgia Tech Evening School of Commerce and began working for the Selig Chemical Co. in 1916. In 1926 he established his own business, the Puritan Chemical Co. A.L. was the first chairman of the Education Committee of the Georgia State Chamber of Commerce. He produced a widely distributed film on education and also founded the Teacher of the Year Program, today known as the STAR program.

Max Feldman (1877-1966) Family. Papers, 1927-1970.     
(documents from Shearith Israel Hebrew Institute and memorabilia from the Mayfair Club.)

Rabbi Emanuel Feldman. Papers, 1946–1997
Mss 111

Size: 1.6 linear feet

Contents:  The files relate to the numerous issues with which Rabbi Feldman was involved during his tenure at Congregation Beth Jacob.

Significance:Of special interest are the records concerning the opening of the Jewish Community Center on the Sabbath and the “Right of Return.”

Sam Feldman (1909-1990) Family. Papers, 1966–1975.
(letter [Yiddish] and a newspaper article re. Snack 'n Shop)

Erich Kurt Felsberg Family. Papers, 1938–1999.
(photocopies of immigration documents)

Albert Fendig. Papers, 1986.
(genealogy)

Sylvia Ferst. Papers, 1963.
(newspaper article)

Jill Filler. Papers, 1994.
(newspaper article re. the Square Deal Sales Store)

Edward Finkel Family. Papers, 1990, 1994.
(Bat Mitzvah invitations)

Barbara Stein Finocchio Family.  Papers, 1965–1977.
(brochures, a newsletter, and roster from Camp Barney Medintz)

Max Flink. Papers, 1965–1971. 
(newspaper articles re. Flink’s Florists)

Mario Foah. Papers, c.1940–1998.
(newspaper article re. Enrico Leide, the first conductor of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and the Jewish community of Naples, Italy during World War II)

Alfred Fox Family (1876–1932). Papers, 1884–1993.
(Guthman family genealogy, newsletter from Montag's, and photocopy of a confirmation program from the Temple, 1892

Isaac Franco (1899–1990). Papers, undated.
(facsimile of menu from Roxy’s Delicatessen)

Larry Frank. Papers, 1949–1956.
(newspaper articles re. Larry Frank's football career)

 

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Rabbi Emmanual Feldman

Rabbi Emmanual Feldman

 

Leo M. Frank (1884–1915). Papers, 1914–1915.
(letter from supporters to Leo M. Frank written following his trial for the murder of Mary Phagan)

Leo M. Frank (1884–1915). Papers, c.1915
(postcard spoofing the lynching of Leo M. Frank in 1915)

Leo M. Frank (1884–1915). Papers, 1983.
(copy of the first application for a posthumous pardon for Leo M. Frank)

Leo M. Frank (1884–1915). Papers, 1878–1988.
Mss 91

Size: .2 cubic feet.

Content: Correspondence, autograph book, certificates, and newspaper articles relating to Leo M. Frank and various other family members.

Significance: Leo M. Frank was arrested, tried, and convicted for the murder of Mary Phagan, a thirteen-year-old factory worker, in 1913. Two years later, his sentence was commuted from death to life in prison by Governor John M. Slaton, who, after reviewing the records, felt that he could not sentence Frank to death based on the evidence. Following the commutation of the sentence, Frank was lynched by vigilantes from Marietta, the hometown of Mary Phagan.

Maurice Frank (1909–1988). Papers, 1940–1946.
(newspaper article re. the Hadassah Sewing Group, a receipt for Atlanta Metal & Battery Co. and newspaper articles)

Jack Freedman Family.  Papers, 1943–1989.
(photocopies of newspaper articles relating to the community activities of Jack Freedman and his wife, Phyllis Freedman)

Miriam Freedman Family. Papers, 1863–1994.
Mss 110

Size: .2 linear feet

Contents: The papers primarily relate to Hermann Hirsch, a Confederate Veteran who settled in Columbus, Georgia.

Significance: The collection contains letters written by Herman Hirsch while in service to the Confederacy. The letters give a full account of the siege of Jackson in 1863.

Morris Freedman (1889–1987) Family. Papers, 1943–1989.
Mss 98

Size: .4 linear feet.

Contents: Commentaries by Rabbi Tobias Geffen, 1958; correspondence, certificates, a ledger from Comfort Furniture Company, and photocopies of newspaper articles.

Significance: Morris, Jack and Phyllis Freedman were active at the Atlanta Jewish Federation and in numerous other Jewish community organizations.

Joseph V. Freitag (1893–1961) Family. Papers, 1945-1960.
(correspondence, newspaper articles, the State of the City address by Mayor Sam Massell, 1971, and a menu from the Standard Club)

Eva Dukes Friedlander.  Papers, 1939-1980.
(original immigration documents and photocopies of the identification papers of George Friedlander; the conversion papers of George's sister, Klara Friedlander, who converted to Greek Orthodoxy in Rome in a failed attempt to save her life during the Holocaust; and a letter of recommendation for George Friedlander from the Coca Cola company, written in support of the emigration from Hungary of Friedlander family members following the Revolution in 1956)

Henry Friedman. Papers, 1945-1996.
(identity and immigration documents for Henry Friedman, a Holocaust survivor)

Maurice Friedman (1918–2006) Family. Papers,1920-2004.
Mss 144

Size:  .2 linear feet.

Content: The collection consists of correspondence, newspaper articles, and business records including minutes.

Significance: Maurice Friedman was mayor of Sandersville, Georgia, in the late 1950 and into the early 1960s.

Jacob Friend (18881972). Papers, 1915-2002,
Mss 116

Purim Ball in Shanghai newspaper

Clipping from Israel's Messenger, a newspaper published
for the Jewish community in Shanghai. Jacob Friend
is among the crowd in the photograph of a Purim Ball.

Size:  .4 linear feet

Content:  Jacob L. Friend Papers are composed primarily of newspaper articles, documents, personal correspondence, synagogue records, writings and a scrapbook. 

Significance:  Jacob Lion Friend was born in Vassikov, Russia, and was ordained as a rabbi at the Vilna Rabbinic Academy at the age of eighteen.  He completed his secular studies in engineering at the imperial Technological University of Dresden, Germany in 1914.  In 1916, Friend made his way to Harbin, Manchuria, and several years later he moved with his wife and daughter to Shanghai, China.  In Shanghai, Friend involved himself in most aspects of Jewish communal life. 

In 1947, Friend and his daughter, Balfoura, immigrated to the United States, and settled in Hawkinsville, Georgia.  He later moved to Atlanta, where he was a Hebrew school teacher and Torah reader at the Ahavath Achim synagogue.  The social historian interested in the Jewish community of Shanghai will be especially interested in this collection.

Jacob Friend (18811972). Papers, undated.
(Passover card to Jacob Friend from the Jewish Congregation at the Federal Penitentiary in Atlanta.)

Joseph V. Freitag (18931961). Family. Papers, 19451960.
(correspondence, newspaper articles, the State of the City address by Mayor Sam Massell, 1971, and a menu from the Standard Club)

Jesse Frisch (18901980). Family. Papers, 19271974.
(program from the Jewish Progressive Club, 1927 and from the Six Point Club, 1936)

Maurice Furchgott. Papers, 1960.
(one issue of "The Log," a publication of Champion Paper and Fibre Company, the parent company of Montags, a stationery manufacturer in Atlanta, including a history of the company)

 

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Leo Frank in his family home in Brooklyn,

Leo Frank in his family home in Brooklyn, 1902.