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Jewish Research and Education - Cuba Family Archives, Finding Aids

Dates:  1902-2003

Creator:  Albert Hershberg Family

Summary/Abstract:  Albert Hershberg was a long-time member of the Atlanta Jewish community. He was active in Ahavath Achim Congregation, B’nai B’rith, and Roseland Cemetery, Inc. The collection contains some of the earliest extant records from Roseland Cemetery, including the first internment record book, 1910. Most of the records are the organizations in which Hershberg family members participated including Ahavath Achim Congregation, The Jewish Home, Hadassah and Roseland Cemetery. It also contains memorabilia from World War I and World War II.

Quantity/Physical Description: 1 linear foot

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  Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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 63, Albert Hershberg Family Papers, The Cuba Family Archives for Southern Jewish History, The William Breman Jewish Heritage Museum, 1440 Spring Street NW, Atlanta, Georgia 30309.

Separated Material:  Photographs removed to visual arts collection, oversized material removed to oversized collection, objects removed to artifact collection, and published material moved to newspaper and magazine collection.

Arrangement:  All material is arranged in alphabetical order by subject and chronologically within each folder.

Scope and Content:  Researchers studying the Albert Rosenbush Family Papers will gain insight into Jewish culture and religious life in Atlanta, Georgia, during the 20th century. All material is arranged in alphabetical order by subject and chronologically within each folder.

Collection Inventory

Box File Description Date
1 1 Ahavath Achim Congregation – bulletins, programs, invitations, reports 1954-1967
2 Ahavath Achim Congregation – bulletins, programs, invitations, reports 1969-2003
3 Ahavath Achim Congregation – Mr. and Mrs. Club 1963-1964
4 Ahavath Achim Congregation – Sisterhood 1953-1955
5 Ahavath Achim Congregation – Sisterhood 1956-1963
6 Ahavath Achim Congregation – Sisterhood 1964-1976
7 Ahavath Achim Congregation – Sisterhood 1999-2000
8 B’nai B’rith Women of Atlanta 1961
9 William Breman Jewish Home 1978-1981
10 Cards and invitations 1959
11 Education – A Sabbath Home Companion 1908
2 1 Epstein, Rabbi Harry H. 1953-1982
2 Geffen, Rabbi Tobias 1970
3 Gold’s Delicatessen 1962
4 Hadassah, Atlanta Chapter 1934-1957
5 Hadassah – Herzlia Chapter 1954-1956
6 J. Soul & Co. 1917
7 Jewish Progressive Club 1945-1958
8 Jewish War Veterans 1951-1976
9 Miscellany 1938-1974
10 Newspaper clippings 1944-1964
11 Roseland Cemetery, Inc. – bank statements and cancelled checks 1964-1966
12 Roseland Cemetery, Inc. – general files 1965-1971
13 Roseland Cemetery, Inc. – minutes 1952-1965
14 Saul Family – biography and invitation to reunion Undated
15 Scrapbook – Saul family social club 1938
16 Scrapbook – loose material removed from “Textilettes” scrapbook 1953-1964
17 World War I – Songbook of Charles Weiss 1918
18 World War II – memorabilia 1943
3 1 Scrapbook “Textilettes” 1953-1964
2 Roseland Cemetery, Inc. – internment records 1910


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