Stacks of the Cuba Archives

Individual & Family Papers (Go – Gu)

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Carole Goldberg Papers, 1967–1968.
(correspondence including a letter signed by Hubert H. Humphrey, and three issues of the Temple Sinai Bulletin, 1968)

Jake D. Goldberg. Papers, 1914–1940.
(deeds of sales for property purchased in Thomasville, Georgia)

Joseph Goldberg (1888–1938) Family. Papers, 1896–1946.
Mss 43

Size: .2 linear feet.

Content: Certificates, correspondence and immigration documents.

Significance: Correspondence and telegrams relate to the immigration process and the immigration experience of Joseph Goldberg, who settled in Atlanta, Georgia.

Zelig Goldberg Family.  Papers, 1900–1930.
(photocopy of a magazine print (Sam Goncher's tailor shop is to the right of the Varsity which is the real subject of the picture) and an order blank for the delicatessen H. Sunshine & Son)

Vida Goldgar Family. Papers, 1908–2001.
Mss 126

Size: .8 linear feet.

Content: The collection consists primarily of Goldgar's columns and news articles written for the Southern Israelite, as well as speeches she gave to various organizations. Of special interest are pamphlets from a variety of synagogues in Georgia and a draft of a history documenting the settlement of Jews in Georgia.

Significance: Vida Goldgar was an important contributor to the Southern Israelite for almost forty years. She moved to Atlanta from New York with her husband and four small children in 1959. After moving to Atlanta, she quickly became involved in the Jewish community and joined the staff of the Southern Israelite in 1964. Over the next forty years, she filled many positions, from columnist to managing editor. On January 1, 1979, she purchased the paper and became editor and publisher. She owned the Southern Israelite until August, 1986, when she sold it again. After selling the paper, she continued to serve as a senior editor and columnist for the paper, now known as the Atlanta Jewish Times, until her retirement in 1994.

Vita Goldgar Papers, c.1993.

Benita Goldin Papers, 1983.
(paper entitled: "Jewish Socialism in Atlanta, Georgia, the Arbeiter Ring")

Bluma Rubin Goldman. Papers, 1992.

Moe Goldman (1895-1976). Papers, 1904-1994.
Mss 77

Size: 1.2 linear feet.

Content: Correspondence and honors from Moe Goldman's association with the Boy Scouts of America and the American Humanics Foundation. The papers also include Goldman, Edison and Rosenbaum family correspondence, notably correspondence during Mr. Goldsman's service in Europe during World War I.

Significance: The social historian interested in volunteerism for the benefit of youth will find this collection of special interest.

Rebecca Bloom Goldman. Papers, 1946.
(script: “Twenty-four Years of Junior Hadassah in Atlanta)

Lawrence B. Goldsmith Sr. (1883–1972). Papers, 1939–1954.
Mss 211

Size:  .2 linear feet.

Content:  The collection consists of photocopies of the correspondence and administrative files relating to the Huntsville Jewish Charities (formerly Huntsville, Alabama, United Jewish Appeal) campaign of which Lawrence Bernstein Goldsmith Sr. was chairman.

Significance:  Lawrence B. Goldsmith, Sr., was born in Huntstville, Alabama, in 1883.  He was educated at preparatory academy in New York City and later attended a business school in Cincinnati, Ohio.  In 1909, Lawrence joined his father-in-law, Isaac Schiffman, in the investment and cotton business in Huntsville.  In 1933, the business was incorporated as I. Schiffman & Co., Inc.  Throughout his career, Lawrence B. Goldstein participated in the civic affairs of Huntsville and was instrumental in helping his community move from an agrarian economy to one of space age industry.  He was also responsible for organizing a group of businessman to finance the construction of the Russel Erskine Hotel, a Huntsville landmark for many years.  From 1939–1954, Lawrence Goldsmith chaired the Huntsville, Alabama, United Jewish Appeal campaign which later became known as the Huntsville Jewish Charities.  He solicited funds throughout the community to help the Jews of Europe prior to, during and immediately following World War II.

Abe Goldstein Family. Papers, 1920-1987.
Mss 18

Size: .4 linear feet.

Content: Correspondence, scrapbooks, an Atlanta telephone book, 1920, and newspaper clippings.

Significance: Abe Goldstein was the founder of Prior Tire, an Atlanta business for over 70 years. He was also active in numerous Jewish community organizations and was president of the Atlanta Jewish Welfare Fund, the Jewish Community Council, and the Jewish Educational Alliance.

Dr. Irving H. Goldstein (1905–1979). Papers, 1956–1979.
(biographical sketch of Dr. Goldstein, honors and awards.)

Dr. Marvin C. Goldstein. Papers, 1940.
(currency from the Lodz ghetto)

Philip Goldstein. Papers, 1981.
(campaign memorabilia)

Samuel Goldstein. Papers, 1906.
(photocopy of naturalization certificate)

Abe Harris Goldwasser Family.  Papers, 1952.
(appointment of Abe Harris Goldwasser as Second Lieutenant in the Signal Corps of the United States Army)

David Goldwasser (1911–1978). Papers, 1929.
(program from the Atlanta Conservatory of Music)


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Prior Tire, founded by Abe Goldstein.

Prior Tire, founded by Abe Goldstein, Atlanta, c.1950s.


Cantor Isaac Goodfriend Family. Papers, 1951–1980.
(immigration documents, newspaper articles and a memoir written by Cantor Goodfriend entitled: "Returning to the Unknown")

Devara Felson Goodman Family.  Papers, 1910-1998.
Mss 155

Size:  .2 linear feet.

Content:  The collection consists of material from family businesses, correspondence written at Blue Star Camp, and memorabilia relating to the activities of various family members.

Significance:  Devara Felson Goodman was born in Ocilla, Georgia, the daughter of Annette Harris Felson and Robert Felson.  Like her parents, she was active in a variety of civic organizations while living in Ocilla.

Minus Goodrich Family.  Papers, 1998.
(photocopy of a newspaper clipping and a family genealogy chart)

Russell Frances Grant. Papers, 2000.
(biography of this soldier who served as the personal photographer of General Patton during World War II)

Sam Allan (Goldberg) Grayson.  Papers, 1937.
(ALS Chas. H. Black to Gentleman and the attached resolution regarding restricting the Tuxedo Park neighborhood in Atlanta to Gentiles)

Jerry Greenbaum. Papers, 1954–1958.
(newspaper articles re. the golfing career of Jerry Greenbaum)

Charles Greenberg. Papers, 1922–1965.
(immigration documents and a roster from the Jewish Triangle Club)

Elinor Struletz Greenberg. Papers, 1948–1956.
(swim pass for the Jewish Progressive Club, Jewish New Years card from Rabbi and Mrs. Harry H. Epstein, program from Young Judaea, and newsletter from F.O.Z.)

Irving Greenberg (Dr.) Family. Papers, 1948-1984.
Mss 199

Size:  .2 linear feet.

Content:  The collection consists primarily of records from the American Red Cross Presidents Committee to Study the Blood Program of which Dr. Greenberg was a member.

Significance:  Irving Greenberg was born in 1911 and lived in Atlanta, Georgia,from 1911 until his death in.   He attended Atlanta public schools and graduated from Emory University in 1932.  He then attended the Emory University School of Medicine, graduating in 1935.  Following his completion of his medical studies, Dr. Greenberg established a general surgery practice in Atlanta in 1940.  During World War II he was part of the United State Medical Corps and served overseas in the European Theatre.  Throughout his career Dr. Greenberg participated in numerous general and Jewish community organizations including the Jewish Community Council, Hebrew Academy of Atlanta, Atlanta Breakfast Club, American Red Cross, and the American Jewish Committee.

Sol Harry Greenberg. Papers, 1944.
(Prisoner of War identification card of Sol Harry Greenberg who was shot down during World War II)

Michael Greenblatt (1883–1957). Papers, 1900–1979.
Mss 34

Size: .2 linear feet

Content: Diary from the War of the Philippine Insurrection, 1900, discharge papers from the United States Army and the Georgia Militia, 1903, 1912 and newspaper clippings.

Significance: Soldier during the War of the Philippine Insurrection, 1900, Michael Greenblatt later became band director for Georgia Tech University in Atlanta, where he arranged the Rambling Wreck of Georgia Tech.

Robert B. Greenblatt Family. Papers, c.1973–1987.
(photocopies of newspaper articles relating to this renowned Augusta physician)

Samuel R. Greenblatt (1879–1967). Family. Papers, 1953–1961.
(correspondence with the Masonic Order Fulton Lodge No.216, and newspaper articles re. aviatrix Evelyn Greenblatt)

Sidney Greenblatt Family. Papers, 1908–1967.
Mss 138

Size:  .6 linear feet.

Content:  The collection consists primarily of records from his tenure as plant manager at Montag Bros. Inc. in Atlanta, Georgia.

Significance:  Sidney Greenblatt was the son of Samuel and Bessie Greenblatt.  He was the vice president in charge of production for Montag Bros. Inc. from the early 1940s until the 1960s. 

Livia Ungar Greeson Family. Papers, 1941–2001.
(recollections of Liva Ungar Greeson regarding her experiences in Auschwitz and Bergen-Belsen during the Holocaust)

Jack (J.T.) Gresham.  Papers, 1936–1937.
two bound volumes of "Rich Bits", the newsletter from Rich’s department store in Atlanta)

Paula Neuman Gris Family. Papers, 1937–1942.
(photocopies of false papers used by the Neuman family to try to escape Nazi persecution during World War II)

Sidney Gulden Papers, 1960.
(Newspaper clipping)

Isaac Guthman (1834–1900) Family. Papers, 1990.
(family history written for the Guthman family reunion, 1990)

Richard Guthman. Papers, 1986–1988.
(campaign memorabilia)

Siegfried Guthman Family.  Papers, 1937–1997.
(immigration documents of relatives of Sig Guthman who escaped the Holocaust by immigrating to Atlanta in the later 1930s)


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Isaac Goodfriend and Betty Grossman inthe Feldafing Displaced Persons camp, 1946.

Isaac Goodfriend and Betty Grossman in the Feldafing Displaced Persons camp, 1946.