Organizational Records (C–G)

A | B | C–G | H–I | J–K | L–M | N–Z

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C

City of Atlanta.  Postcards, 19061914.
(City of Atlanta police station, court house and city hall)

Columbus Lodge No. 77 Independent Order B'nai B'rith. Columbus, Georgia. Records, 1866-1890.
Mss 88

Size: .2 linear feet.

Contents: Minutes, 1866–1976.

Significance: This Columbus Lodge of B'nai B'rith was established only one year of after the end of the Civil War.

D

Daughters of Israel. Augusta, Georgia.  Records, 1946.
(cookbook)

The Davis Academy.  Records, 1993.
(brochure and newsletter)

Don't Worry Club, a debating society, Atlanta 1914.

Don't Worry Club, a debating society, Atlanta 1914.

Don't Worry Club. Records, 1951.
(program)

E

Emory Univerisity-Atlanta, Georgia.  Records, 19691991.
(brochures, invitations and pamphlets relating to the Jay and Leslie Cohen Chair of Judaic Studies and the “Witness to the Holocaust Project”)

Eternal Life – Hemshech, Inc.. Atlanta, Georgia. Records, 1970–1997.
Mss 183

Size: .8 linear feet.

Content:  The collection consists primarily of correspondence and minutes.

Significance:  Eternal Life - Hemshech, Inc. was formed on September 3, 1964, by survivors of the Nazi Holocaust who settled in the Metropolitan Atlanta area.  The primary goal was to erect a monument in memory of their six million brethren who did not survive. 

Karen Edlin Family. Papers, 1995.
(program and invitation to Eternal Life Hemshech-Second Generation-Survivors Tribute Concert)

Esora Lodge No. 236 – Independent Order of B'nai Brith. Huntsville, Alabama. Records, 18751882, 1895
Mss 192

Size:  .2 linear feet.

Content:  The collection consists of abound volume of minutes, 18751882, and a printed booklet containing the orations delivered at the convention of the District Grand Lodge No. 7, of the I.O.B.B. in Montgomery, Alabama, 1895. 

Significance:Esora Lodge No. 236 Independent Order of B'nai Brith (I.O.B.B.)was founded in Huntsville, Alabama in 1875.  The minutes contain information relating to dues, expenditures and activities of the lodge.  On August 13, 1876, a motion was raised and passed that, "every member of this Lodge pledge themselves to keep on the first day of Rosh Hashanah and on the day of Kippur their business houses closed."

G

Georgia Association of Recycling Industry. Atlanta, Georgia. Records, 1933–1976.
Mss 38

Size: .2 linear feet.

Content: Minutes, correspondence and meeting notices.

Significance: The minutes reflect upon the evolution of the recycling industry in Atlanta.

 

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Georgia Farm School and Resettlement Bureau, Inc. Atlanta, Georgia, Records, 1939–1943.
Mss 2

Size: 1.6 linear feet.

Content: Correspondence, minutes, committee reports, and financial records relating to the daily activities of this organization.

Significance: The Georgia Farm School and Resettlement Bureau was organized in 1939, as a non-profit agency, interested in the resettlement and retraining of Jewish refugees. As the situation of Jews in Europe deteriorated, the Bureau developed a working relationship with the National Refugee Service. So that efforts on behalf of newcomers could be coordinated, the Farm School and Resettlement Bureau worked closely with other Jewish service organizations including the Atlanta Section, National Council of Jewish Women, B’nai B’rith Gate City Lodge #144, The Temple Sisterhood, the Atlanta Federation for Jewish Social Service and the Atlanta Free Loan Association.

 

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Frank Spiegel, refugee from Nazi Germany, on right, taking part in a work-study program through the Georgia Farm School and Resettlement Bureau.

Frank Spiegel, refugee from Nazi Germany, on right, taking part in a work-study program through the Georgia Farm School and Resettlement Bureau.