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Jewish Research and Education - Cuba Family Archives, Finding Aids

Date Span:  1926-1982

Creator:  Abraham Bernard Reisman Family
 

Summary/Abstract:  A.B. Reisman was a veteran of World War I and a real estate agent in Atlanta. He was a popular and leading member of the Atlanta Jewish community for many years. His papers include invitations, brochures, newsletters, and newspaper clippings from various organizations including the Jewish War Veterans, Boy Scouts of America, and the Mason-Grand Lodge of Georgia.

Quantity/Physical Description: .2 linear feet

Language(s):  English

Repository:  The Cuba Family Archives for Southern Jewish History, The William Breman Jewish Heritage Museum, 1440 Spring Street NW, Atlanta, Georgia 30309.

Restrictions on Access:  There are no restrictions on accessing material in this collection.

Restrictions on Use:  Copyright restrictions may apply.  Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.  Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository and the copyright holder.

Preferred Citation:  Box #, Folder #, Mss 20, Abraham Bernard Reisman Family Papers, The Cuba Family Archives, The Breman Jewish Heritage Museum, 1440 Spring Street NW, Atlanta, Georgia 30309.

Separated Material:  Photographs removed to visual arts collection, plaque removed to plaque collection, and textile removed to costume collection.

Arrangement:  All material is arranged alphabetically by subject and chronologically within each folder.

Biographical/Historical Note:   Mr. A.B. Reisman was a popular and leading member of the Atlanta Jewish community for many years. For seventeen years he was a salesman with the U. S. Rubber Co. before deciding to go into business for himself in the real estate industry. He was a veteran of World War I and active in veteran’s organizations for many years serving as the commander of the Jewish War Veterans State Department, housing chairman for the American Legion State Department, and on the board of the Legion convention corporation. He was prominent in civic affairs as well., particularly the Boy Scouts. He was finance chairman for the Atlanta district and has at times held numerous position of leadership with Boy Scout Troops. 

Scope and Content:  Researchers examining the Abraham Bernard Reisman Family Papers will gain insight into Jewish civil and business life in the 20th century. All material is arranged alphabetically by subject and chronologically within each folder

Collection Inventory

Box File Description Date
1 1 Boy Scouts of America 1942-1943
2 Invitations 1958
3 Jewish War Veterans, Atlanta Chapter 1935-1966
4 Masons – Grand Lodge of Georgia 1982
5 Newspaper clippings 1943-1977
6 Various business ventures 1926-1942

 


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