Organizational Records (A)

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Alpha Epsilon Pi Fraternity, Epsilon Chapter. Records, 1927–1942, 1945.
Mss 33

Size: .2 linear feet

Content: Minutes

Significance: Jewish fraternity at Emory University and Georgia Tech University.

American-Israel Chamber of Commerce S.E. Region. Records, 1992–1997.
(newsletters)

American Jewish Relief Committee. Records, 1916.
(photocopy of a newspaper article listing the donors from the state of Georgia)

Amit Women, Atlanta Chapter. Atlanta, Georgia. Records, 1949–1983.
Mss 54

Size: .4 linear feet.

Content: Certificates, correspondence, financial records, newspaper clippings, membership records, and a scrapbook.

Significance: Formerly Mizrachi Women, this Zionist organization raises funds for Israel.

Anti-Defamation League of B'nai B'rith. Records, 1914–1940.
(leaflets written by Leo Frank while held at the City Jail and two plays published by the Atlanta office of ADL to teach tolerance at public school)

Associated Grocers Co-Op Inc. Atlanta, Georgia. Records, 1929–1987.
Mss 70

Size: 10 linear feet.

Content: Financial records, resolutions, history, minutes, and membership records.

Significance: On August 14, 1928 a handful of independent grocers met in Atlanta, Georgia to organize the first grocery store owners cooperative. On February 18, 1929 the organization was incorporated as Atlanta Saving Stores, Inc. The organization eventually grew to include over 190 independent grocery store owners in Atlanta.

Association of Georgia Klans. Records, c.1944.
(membership postcard)

Atlanta Boys' Club. Records, 1942.
(brochure)

Atlanta Bureau of Jewish Education. Records, 1946.
(constitution)

Atlanta Community Chest, Inc. Records, 1923.
(photocopy of Articles of Incorporation)

Atlanta Jewish Welfare Fund. Atlanta, Georgia.  Records, 1936-1940.
(campaign material)

Atlanta Symphony Orchestra. Atlanta, Georgia. Records, 1949-1950.
(program)

Atlanta Vaad Hakashruth. Atlanta, Georgia. Records,1940-1954.
(correspondence, meeting announcements and a resolution)

 

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Associated Grocers Co-op, Inc., Grand opening of the new distribution center, April 16, 1972. Display of DuBuque Products.

Associated Grocers Co-op, Inc., grand opening of the new distribution center, April 16, 1972. Display of DuBuque Products.

 

Atlanta Jewish Federation. Atlanta, Georgia. Records, 1906–1980.
Mss 82

Welfare Fund, Campaign, Atlanta, 1949.

Welfare Fund, Campaign, Atlanta, 1949. L-r seated: Abe Goldstein, Golda
Meir, unknown; standing: Rita Epstein, Pearl Teper, Gussie Garson, Charney
Abelson, Sol Benamy, Frank Garson.

Size: 53 linear feet.

Contents: The Atlanta Jewish Federation Records are divided into four series. Series I is subdivided into three sub-series. Sub-series I consists of the records of the Atlanta Federation of Jewish Social Service including minutes, annual reports, correspondence and files from the numerous organizations and agencies with whom the Federation had a relationship. Included in this series are the records of the Jewish Educational Alliance, the Morris Hirsch, Clinic, the Montefiore Relief Association and the Morris Lichtenstein Free Loan Association. Sub-series II consists of the case files of individuals and families requiring counseling and relief assistance. Sub-series III consists of the case files of Holocaust survivors requesting restitution.

Series II consists of the records of the Atlanta Jewish Welfare Fund and includes campaign files, minutes, funding requests from organizations and yeshivot in the United States, Europe and Palestine.

Series III consists of the records of the Atlanta Jewish Community Council and consists of minutes, newsletters, and files on subjects concerning the Council such as anti-Semitism, The Temple bombing, segregation and religion in the public school.

Series IV consists of scrapbooks from the Atlanta Jewish Welfare Fund, 1936-1943, and the Atlanta Jewish Community Council, 1956-1957.

Significance: The Atlanta Jewish Federation, now known as the Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta, was formally incorporated in 1967 and is the result of the merger of the Atlanta Federation for Jewish Social Service founded in 1905 as the Federation of Jewish Charities, the Atlanta Jewish Welfare Federation founded in 1936 as the Atlanta Jewish Welfare Fund, and the Atlanta Jewish Community Council founded in 1945. Prior to the merger, each agency acted independently with separate officers but overlapping boards of directors. Edward M. Kahn was the executive director of all three. This collection of records traces the growth and development of Atlanta's Jewish community. The minutes, reports, correspondence and administrative files and scrapbooks is an extensive resource for the social historian researching subjects as varied as Jewish social service, Jewish-Christian relations, Jewish-Black relations, Holocaust restitution, Jewish camping, settlement houses, and religion in the public school.

Atlanta Rabbinical Assembly. Records, 1970–1988.
Mss 157

Size: .6 linear feet.

Content: Administrative and general files.

Significance: The Atlanta Rabbinical Association was founded in 1970 and is comprised of rabbis who represented the full spectrum of organized religious expression in the Atlanta area. Membership is open to and includes colleagues, both active and retired, from all sectors of the Jewish community; members serve in congregational as well as non-congregational settings.

Atlanta Symphony Orchestra. Records, 1949–1950.
(program)

Atlanta Vaad Hakashruth. Records, 1940–1954.
(correspondence, meeting announcements and a resolution)

 

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