Stacks of the Cuba Archives

Individual & Family Papers (Ka – Kl)

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Jacob Kahan Family. Papers, c.1945–1994.
(identification documents for Holocaust survivor Jacob Kahan, newspaper articles, Jewish New Years card, and a miniature pocket book on Adolph Hitler)

Edward M. Kahn

Edward M. Kahn

Edward M. Kahn. Papers, 1937–1985.
Mss 7

Size: .3 cubic feet.

Content: Certificates, scrapbook, correspondence and newspaper clippings.

Significance: Director of the Atlanta Federation for Jewish Social Service, the Atlanta Jewish Welfare Fund and the Jewish Community Council for over 30 years. He was prominent in both local and national social work organizations.

Irving Kaler Family.  Papers,1940–1985.
(newspaper articles, correspondence and certificates)

Herman Richard Kaminsky Family. Papers, 1950–1991.
(program from the dedication of the Waycross Jewish Center, 1953, memorabilia from the Fitzgerald Hebrew Congregation, and newspaper clippings regarding the Kaminsky family of Fitzgerald, Georgia)

A.B. Kapplin. Papers, 1915.
(correspondence with Leo Frank and Governor John M. Slaton)

Martha Jo Felson Katz. Family. Papers, 1928–1981.
Mss 124

Size: .4 linear feet

Content: The collection consists of correspondence, legal and financial papers and the diaries of Annette Harris Felson, 1932-1934, which detail the day-to-day events of a young Jewish woman living in Ocilla, Georgia.

Significance: Martha Jo Felson Katz is a native of Ocilla, Georgia. She is the daughter of Robert Felson and Annette Harris and the granddaughter of Abraham Simon (A.S.) Harris, who settled in Ocilla, Georgia, in about 1906. A.S. Harris was one of most prominent men in Ocilla and was the owner of the town's largest department store. He was the chairman of all of the war finance drives for Irwin County during World War II. A.S. Harris was also one of the founders of the Hebrew Commercial Alliance in Fitzgerald, Georgia.

Rabbi Nathan Katz (1903–1998).  Papers, 19221999.
Mss 203

Size:  .4 linear feet.

Content:  The collection consists of sermons, writings, correspondence and newspaper articles.

Significance:  Nathan Katz was born in the Ukranian town of Progrobish, near Kiev, in either 1903 or 1906.  He lied about his age to escape conscription in the Russian army.  Rabbi Katz immigrated with his family to the United States in the 1920s.  His given name of Nechemia was changed to Nathan at Ellis Island.  Rabbi Katz was ordained by Yeshiva Yavne, an Orthodox yeshiva in Brooklyn and lived in New York for 14 years.  In 1937, he married Anne Shofman and moved to Atlanta, Georgia, for the purpose of organizing the employees of Lovable Brassiere.  His union attempts failed and he began to work with Congregation Anshi S'fard, where he remained as spiritual leader for more than 50 years.  Rabbi Katz died in 1998.

Gus B. Kaufman (1918–2008) Family. Papers, 1881–2003.
Mss 135

Size: .2 linear feet.

Content: The collection consists of papers relating to the Atlanta Ballyhoo Club (1935); Congregation Sherah Israel (now Congregation Sha'arey Israel); the Civil War (including Confederate burial records); a history of the Bernd and Bloch families; Congregation Mickve Israel, Savannah, Georgia; a booklet The Great Migration and the Founding of Congregation Sherah Israel in Macon, Georgia, 1881-1910; correspondence between Gus Kaufman and Marion Waxelbaum (1934-1935); advertisements for the G. Bernd Company; a letter regarding the Jewish War Relief Campaign (1921); articles on the Waxelbaum and Gus Kaufman family; booklets on Palestine: "Before the United Nations. A Plea for a Just Solution of the Problem of Palestine"; "I Speak as a Christian" by Dorothy Thompson; "There Is Only One Answer ..." by Dorothy Thompson; "Shall the Door Be Shut?"; a genealogy of the Straus family; confirmation program of Temple Beth Israel (1928); Temple Guild Cookbook; the wedding program for Mannie and Mame Waxelbaum (1905) and a letter and accompanying report relating to obscene letters sent to Thomas E. Watson of Thomson, Georgia in 1912.

Significance: Gus B. Kaufman was a native of Macon, Georgia. His family was active in both Jewish and general community activities in Macon.

Gus B. Kaufman, Sr. Papers, 2000.
(history of the Jewish community of Cuthbert, Georgia)

Mitchell Kaye. Papers, 1992–1994.
(campaign memorabilia)

Jean K. Kent. Papers, 1998.
(history of Temple Israel, Columbus, Georgia)

Max H. Kessler Papers, 1922.
(letterhead from I. Kessler Commission Company, Inc. – Macon, Georgia)

Henry Kieve Family.  Papers, 1902–1989.
(deeds for land purchases by the Kieve family in Albany, Georgia, certificates, and photocopies of newspaper articles)

Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers, 1963.
(photocopies of an introductory speech for King by Rabbi Jacob M. Rothschild and a speech by King delivered at the United American Hebrew Congregation 47th Biennial Banquet, 1963)

Edward M. Kahn

Mackey's Beauty Shop

Mackey Klein (1909–1961). Papers, c.1926–1935.
(program from Southern Interstate Young Judaea Association, 1926, and advertisements from Mackey's Beauty Shop)

Milton Klein Sr. Family.  Papers, 1911–1933.
(receipt from Jacob's Pharmacy, a photocopy of a letter from Leo M. Frank, a photocopy of a letter from Milton Klein in which he discusses the mob that marched to the Governor's mansion following the commutation of Frank's sentence, and miscellaneous newspaper clippings)

Ann Klug. Papers, 1945–1949.
(identification documents for Holocaust survivor Ann Klug)


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New Year card sent by Jacob and Mona Kahan, c.1952.

New Year card sent by Jacob and Mona Kahan, c.1952.