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Jewish Research and Education - Cuba Family Archives, Finding Aids

Date Span:  1916-1991

Creator:  Hadassah Southeastern Region

Summary/Abstract:  Hadassah Southeastern Region was organized in 1926, and is the umbrella organization for all Hadassah chapters in the Southeast.  The Atlanta Chapter is the oldest, having been organized in 1916. are composed primarily of minutes, correspondence, committee reports and also records from Junior Hadassah, the Business and Professional division of Atlanta Hadassah, the Tel Chai Chapter, the Southeastern region and the national office.

Quantity/Physical Description: 1.4 linear feet

Language(s):  English

Repository: 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  Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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 22, Hadassah Southeastern Region Records, Cuba Family Archives, The William Breman Jewish Heritage Museum, 1440 Spring Street NW, Atlanta, Georgia, 30309.

Separated Material:  Photographs removed to visual arts collection.

Processed by:  Sandra Berman (November, 1990); Victoria H Schaeffner (June, 2018)

Arrangement: The collection is organized in two series: Series I: Atlanta Chapter Records Series II: Regional and National Records

Biographical/Historical Note:  Hadassah Southeastern Region was organized in 1926, and is the umbrella organization for all Hadassah chapters in the Southeast.  The Atlanta Chapter is the oldest, having been organized in 1916; 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.  Throughout its history the Atlanta Chapter has strongly supported and contributed to Hadassah’s Medical Program and to its vocational educational schools established during WWII.

Scope and Content:   The collection is organized in two series. All material is arranged in alphabetical order by subject and in chronological order within each folder. The researcher interested in Jewish Women’s organizations and club life will find this collection of special interest. Series I, Atlanta Chapter Records, consists of meeting minutes, correspondence, and membership information of the Atlanta Chapter of Hadassah. Series II, Regional and National Records, consists of bulletins, meeting minutes, and committee reports of the national and regional offices of Hadassah.

Collection Inventory

Series I

Atlanta Chapter Records

 

Box

File

Description

Date

1

1

Agenda

N.D.

 

2

Atlanta Chapter-Anniversary

1965-1986

 

3

Atlanta Chapter-Attendance Records and Calendars

1952-1954

 

4

Atlanta Chapter-Board Meetings

1999

 

5

Atlanta Chapter-Business and Professional Women’s Division Correspondence and Reports

1934-1947

 

6

Atlanta Chapter- Business and Professional Women’s Division “Hadassah News”

1947

 

7

Atlanta Chapter- Business and Professional Women’s Division Minutes

1934-May 1942

 

8

Atlanta Chapter- Business and Professional Women’s Division Minutes

June 1942-1943

 

9

Atlanta Chapter- Business and Professional Women’s Division Minutes

1944-1946

 

10

Atlanta Chapter-Certificates

1957-1961

 

11

Atlanta Chapter Constitution and Bylaws

N.D.

 

12

Atlanta Chapter-Correspondence

1926-1972

 

13

Atlanta Chapter-Invitations and Announcements

1935-1974

 

14

Atlanta Chapter-Junior Hadassah correspondence, reports and related material

1946-1960

 

15

Atlanta Chapter-Life Memberships

1957-1961

 

16

Atlanta Chapter-Meeting Minutes

1947-1953

 

17

Atlanta Chapter- Meeting Minutes

1998

 

18

Atlanta Chapter- Meeting Minutes

2000

 

19

Atlanta Chapter- Meeting Minutes

2001

 

20

Atlanta Chapter- Meeting Minutes

2002

 

21

Atlanta Chapter- Meeting Minutes

2003

 

22

Atlanta Chapter- Meeting Minutes

2004

 

23

Atlanta Chapter- Meeting Minutes

2005

 

24

Atlanta Chapter- Meeting Minutes

2006

 

25

Atlanta Chapter- Meeting Minutes

2007

 

26

Atlanta Chapter- Minutes

1916-1923

 

27

Atlanta Chapter- Minutes

1924-1927

 

28

Atlanta Chapter- Minutes

1928-1929

 

29

Atlanta Chapter- Minutes

1931-1335

 

30

Atlanta Chapter- Minutes

1946-1947, 1950

 

31

Atlanta Chapter- Minutes

1951-1954

 

32

Atlanta Chapter- Minutes

1958-1961

 

33

Atlanta Chapter-Misc.

1953-1970, N.D.

 

34

Atlanta Chapter-Newspaper Clippings

1926-1986

 

35

Atlanta Chapter-Officers and Board

1965-1966

 

36

Atlanta Chapter-Organizational Chart

1992

 

37

Atlanta Chapter-Programs

1930-1966

 

38

Atlanta Chapter-Programs

1967-1991

 

39

Atlanta Chapter-Questionnaires

1921-1927

 

40

Atlanta Chapter-Reports, Committee, and President’s

1926-1934

 

41

Atlanta Chapter-Reports and Finance

1927-1934

 

42

Atlanta Chapter-Resolutions and Proclamations

Circa 1920

 

43

Atlanta Chapter-Roster

Undated

 

44

Atlanta Chapter-Roster

1962-1968

 

45

Atlanta Chapter-Slate of Officers

1932-1935, 1960-1961

 

46

Atlanta Chapter-Speakers and Plays

1934-1981

 

47

Atlanta Chapter-Telegrams

1952-1955

 

 

 

 

2

1

The Archives of Youth Akyah 1933-1960 Part 1: The Years of the Holocaust and Ingathering

1983

 

2

Budget

1949-1950

 

3

Event Planning Handbook

N.D.

 

4

Gala 75TH Anniversary

1991

 

5

Greater Atlanta Hadassah In the News

June 2007- May 2008

 

6

Greater Atlanta Hadassah In the News 1 of 2

2006-2007

 

7

Greater Atlanta Hadassah In the News 2 of 2

2006-2007

 

8

Hadassahgrams

1947-1966

 

9

Hadassahgrams

1958-1998

 

10

Hadassahgrams

1960-1961

 

11

Hadassahgrams

2006-2009

 

12

Hadassah Directory

1980-1981

 

13

Junior Hadassah Minutes

1945-1948

 

14

Junior Hadassah Minutes

1957-1960

 

15

Misc.

1967-1989

 

16

Monthly Reports 1 of 2

August 1993-July 1995

 

17

Monthly Reports 2 of 2

August 1993-July 1995

 

18

News Articles

1940-1959

 

19

News Articles

1960s

 

20

News Articles

1970s

 

21

News Articles

1980s

 

22

News Articles

1990s

 

23

News Articles

N.D.

 

24

Nurses’ Council Contacts

N.D.

 

25

Nurses’ Council Correspondence

1990-1994

 

26

Nurses’ Council Meeting Minutes

1991-1992

 

27

Nurses’ Councils Official Documents

1990-1994

 

28

Nurses’ Council publicity and Mailing Materials

1990-1994

 

29

Nursing: the Jewish Connection

1990-1993

 

30

Program Booklets

N.D.

 

31

Programs

1921-1963

 

32

Programs

1957-1994

 

33

Scrapbook—Copied

2007

 

34

Touching Tomorrow Celebrating 90 Years in Atlanta

2006

 

35

65th, 75th, 100th Anniversary Program

1977, 1987,2017

 

 

 

 

Series II

Regional and National Records

 

Box

File

Description

Date

 

3

1

Bulletins and Other Printed Materials

1930-1979

 

2

Hadassah Holidays

1952-1977

 

3

Hadassah Medical Publicity

1988-1990

 

4

Hadassah Newsletter

December 1935

 

5

Hadassah’s Planned Giving and Estates Newsletter

2008

 

6

The Hadassah Rehabilitation Center

1979

 

7

Henrietta Szold 1860-1945 Twenty-five years After Her Death

1977

 

8

Herelia, Szold, Kadimar Chapters Invitation

1964

 

9

Magazines

1968-1985

 

10

Mayfair Club Roster

1942

 

11

Misc.

1965-1966, 1987

 

12

National History

1962

 

13

Perspectives on Palestinian Women

1985

 

14

Printed Materials—General

1930-1970

 

15

Proclamation—Child’s Day for Yoot Aliyah

1902

 

16

Regional Office-Programs

1934-1979

 

17

Regional Office—Reports, Newsletters, and Stationary

1929-1962

 

18

Shaliach

2007-2008

 

19

Tel-Chia Chapter—Attendance Records, and Committee Reports

1953-1956

 

 

 

 

4

1

Tel-Chia Chapter—Minutes

1947-1950

 

2

Tel-Chia Chapter—Minutes

1951-1955

 

3

Thomaston, Georgia—Business and Professional Women’s Club--Minutes

1945-1946

 

4

Young Judaea

1964

 

 

 

 

5

1

Scrapbook of Atlanta Junior Hadassah (oversized)

1947-1948

 

2

Scrap Book

2007

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