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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  Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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)

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

Atlanta Chapter-attendance records and calendars

1952-1954

 

2

Atlanta Chapter-certificates

1957-1961

 

3

Atlanta Chapter-correspondence

1926-1972

 

4

Atlanta Chapter-fiftieth and seventieth anniversaries

1965, 1986

 

5

Atlanta Chapter-invitations and announcements

1935-1974

 

6

Atlanta Chapter-“Hadassagrams”

1947-1966

 

7

Atlanta Chapter-life memberships

1957-1961

 

8

Atlanta Chapter-minutes

1916-1923

 

9

Atlanta Chapter-minutes

1924-1927

 

10

Atlanta Chapter-minutes

1928-1929

 

11

Atlanta Chapter-minutes

1931-1935

 

12

Atlanta Chapter-minutes

1946-1947, 1950

 

13

Atlanta Chapter-minutes

1952-1954

 

14

Atlanta Chapter-minutes

1958-1961

 

15

Atlanta Chapter-miscellany

1953-1970

 

 

 

 

2

1

Atlanta Chapter-newspaper clippings

1926-1986

 

2

Atlanta Chapter-programs

1930-1966

 

3

Atlanta Chapter-programs

1967-1991

 

4

Atlanta Chapter-questionnaires

1921-1927

 

5

Atlanta Chapter-reports, Committee and President’s

1926-1934

 

6

Atlanta Chapter-reports, Financial

1927-1934

 

7

Atlanta Chapter-resolutions and proclamations (Includes resolutions re. atrocities in Palestine and death of Aaron Epstein, brother of Rabbi Harry H. Epstein, ca. 1928.)

1920-1960

 

8

Atlanta Chapter-roster

Undated

 

9

Atlanta Chapter-slate of officers

1932-1935, 1960-1961

 

10

Atlanta Chapter-speeches and plays

1934-1981

 

11

Atlanta Chapter-telegrams

1952-1955

 

12

Atlanta Chapter Business and Professional Women’s Division-correspondence and reports

1934-1947

 

13

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

1947

 

14

Atlanta Chapter Business and Professional Women’s Division Minutes

1934 – May, 1942

 

15

Atlanta Chapter Business and Professional Women’s Division Minutes

1934 – May, 1942

 

16

Atlanta Chapter Business and Professional Women’s Division Minutes

1944-1946

 

17

Atlanta Chapter Junior Hadassah-correspondence, reports and related material

1946-1960

 

 

 

 

3

1

Atlanta Chapter Junior Hadassah-minutes

1945-1948

 

2

Atlanta Chapter Junior Hadassah-minutes

1957-1960

 

Series II

Regional and National Records

 

Box

File

Description

Date

 

3

3

Herzlia, Szold, Kadimar Chapters – invitation

1964

 

4

Mayfair club-roster

1942

 

5

Miscellany

1965-1966, 1987

 

6

National office-bulletins and other printed material

1930-1979

 

7

National office-history

1962

 

8

Printed material-general

1930-1976

 

9

Proclamation-Child’s Day for Youth Aliyah

1962

 

10

Regional office-programs

1934-1979

 

11

Regional office-reports, newsletters and stationery

1929-1962

 

12

Tel Chai Chapter-attendance records and committee reports

1953-1956

 

13

Tel Chai Chapter-minutes

1947-1950

 

14

Tel Chai Chapter-minutes

1951-1955

 

15

Thomaston, Georgia-Business and Professional Women’s Club

1945-1946

 

16

Young Judaea

1964

 

 

 

 

4

1

Scrapbook of Atlanta Junior Hadassah (oversized)

1947-1948

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