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Jewish Research and Education - Cuba Family Archives, Finding Aids

Dates:  1953-1991

Creator:  Katherine and Jacob Greenfield Hebrew Academy of Atlanta, Inc.

Summary/Abstract:  Katherine and Jacob Greenfield Hebrew Academy of Atlanta, Inc., was the first Jewish day school in Atlanta. It was established in 1953. Its records include anniversary books, scrapbook, 1953-1960, and photocopies of minutes.

Quantity/Physical Description: .8 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  Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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 64, Katherine and Jacob Greenfield Hebrew Academy of Atlanta, Inc. Records, 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.

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

Biographical/Historical Note:  The concept of a day school in Atlanta became a reality in 1952 with the founding of the Hebrew Academy of Atlanta. From a humble beginning, the school has grown to an enrollment in excess of 325. By 1977, it had over 500 students. Today, it is a community day school that provides an education in both general and Judaic Studies in a unique environment that reflects the richness of Jewish life and embraces the diversity of its students.

Scope and Content: Researchers studying the Katherine and Jacob Greenfield Hebrew Academy of Atlanta, Inc. Records will gain insight into Jewish education in Atlanta, Georgia. All material is arranged in alphabetical order by subject and chronologically within each folder.

Collection Inventory

Box File Description Date
1 1 Anniversary journals 1977-1978
2 Anniversary journals 1979-1980
3 Anniversary journals 1981, 1983
4 Anniversary journals 1990
5 Anniversary journals 1991
6 Atlanta Jewish Federation (formerly Atlanta Jewish Welfare Fund) 1951-1953
7 General files 1953-1956
8 General files 1960-1962
9 General files 1963-1964
2 1 General files 1965-1971
2 General files 1972-1974
3 General files 1975
4 General files 1976
5 General files 1977-1980
6 General files 1982-1983
7 General files 1984-1987
8 General files 1988-1989
9 Newspaper clippings 1957-1965
10 Scrapbook 1953-1960


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