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Jewish Research and Education - Cuba Family Archives, Finding Aids

Dates:  1915-1935

Creator:  Harold Hirsch

Summary/Abstract:  Harold Hirsch was born in 1882 the son Henry and Rosalie Hutzler Hirsch.  He began practicing law in Atlanta in 1904 and rapidly assumed a position of prominence in the legal, business, civic and social life in both the Jewish and general communities of this city.  As an attorney he specialized in law relating to trade marks, unfair competition, income taxes and corporations, and for more than thirty years represented the Coca-Cola Company.  In 1936 he was instrumental in establishing the Atlanta Jewish Welfare Fund. The papers contain files from the Ingleside Country Club, the Coca-Cola Company and the Allied Jewish Campaign.  Of special interest are the files relating to Harold Hirsch’s relief and rescue efforts on behalf of German Jews prior to World War II.

Quantity/Physical Description: .4 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  Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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 71, Harold Hirsh Papers, The Cuba Family Archives for Southern Jewish History, The William Breman Jewish Heritage Museum, 1440 Spring Street NW, Atlanta, Georgia 30309.

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

Biographical/Historical Note:  Harold Hirsch was born in 1882. He attended the Lumpkin Law School at the University of Georgia.  He began practicing law in Atlanta in 1904 and rapidly assumed a position of prominence in the legal, business, civic and social life in both the Jewish and general communities of this city.  As an attorney he specialized in law relating to trade marks, unfair competition, income taxes and corporations, and for more than thirty years represented the Coca-Cola Company.  In 1936 he was instrumental in establishing the Atlanta Jewish Welfare Fund. The papers contain files from the Ingleside Country Club, the Coca-Cola Company and the Allied Jewish Campaign.

Scope and Content Researchers studying the Harold Hirsch Papers will gain insight into Jewish life in Atlanta, Georgia, during the early 20th century and Jewish relief work during the buildup to World War II. All material is arranged in alphabetical order by subject and chronologically within each folder.

Collection Inventory

Box File Description Date
1 1 Allied Jewish Campaign 1930
2 American Jewish Committee 1930-1934
3 Anti-Semitism 1934
4 Coca-Cola 1888-1920
5 Hebrew University, Israel 1935
6 Ingleside Country Club 1915-1918
7 Ingleside Country Club 1918-1919
8 Ingleside Country Club (photocopies of folders 6 and 7) 1915-1919
9 Relief German Jews 1934-1935
10 Relief German Jews 1933
11 United Jewish Appeal – news 1926


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