Stacks of the Cuba Archives

Organizational Records (H–I)

A | B | C–G | H–I | J–K | L–M | N–Z

For more information or to make an appointment, call Sandra Berman, Archivist, at 404-870-1862, or contact her by e-mail.

 

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Hadassah–Atlanta Chapter. Records, 1991.
(anniversary program)

Hadassah–Atlanta Chapter. Records, 1947–1980.
(programs and newsletters)

Hadassah Southeastern Region. Records, 1921–1987.
Mss 22

Size: 1.4 linear feet.

Content: Minutes, correspondence, committee reports and newsletters.

Significance: Organized in 1926, Hadassah Southeastern Region is the umbrella organization for all Hadassah chapters in the Southeast. The Atlanta chapter is the oldest, having been organized in 1917, only five years after Henrietta Szold met with eleven other American Jewish women to establish Hadassah, the Women's Zionist Organization of America. The original membership of 18 grew to over 2200 in the 1960s.

 

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Hadassah, Southside Sewing Circle.

Hadassah, Southside Sewing Circle.

 

The Hebrew Ladies Benevolent Society of Albany, Georgia. Records, 1878–1985.
Mss 97

Size: 1.4 linear feet.

Contents: Minutes, correspondence, histories of Temple B'nai Israel of Albany and of the Society, financial records, memorial resolutions, membership records and reports.

Significance: The complete set of minutes chronicles the work of a women's benevolent organization and provides the social historian with insight into Jewish community life in small towns throughout the South.

Hebrew Orphans' Home – Atlanta, Georgia.  Records, 1903.
(postcard of exterior)

Hungarian Benevolent Association. Records, 1935.
(program)

A.G. Reisman Family. Papers, 1937.
(by-laws of the Hungarian Benevolent Association)

I

Independent Order Free Sons of Israel Atlanta Lodge. Atlanta, Georgia. Records, 1877–1898.
Mss 35

Size: .2 linear feet.

Content: Membership records.

Significance: Early Atlanta Jewish lodge. The membership records contain members' date of birth and country of origin.

Israel Bonds–Atlanta Georgia.  Records, 1951.
(photocopy of a newspaper clipping highlighting the men who helped launch the first bond drive in Atlanta.)


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