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Jewish Research and Education - Cuba Family Archives, Finding Aids

Date Span:  1919-1984

Creator:  Helen Eiseman Alexander

Summary/Abstract:  The Speech and Hearing Clinic was established in 1952 primarily through the efforts of Helen Eiseman Alexander and five other women who were concerned that there was no help available for hearing impaired African American children in Atlanta. Her papers contain records relating to civil rights, the American Jewish Committee and the establishment of the Speech and Hearing Clinic.

Quantity/Physical Description: .2 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  Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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 72, Helen Eiseman Alexander Papers, The Cuba Family Archives for Southern Jewish History, The William Breman Jewish Heritage Museum, 1440 Spring Street NW, Atlanta, Georgia 30309.

Separated Material:  Photograph removed to visual arts collection.

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

Biographical/Historical Note:  Helen Eisemann Alexander was active in the American Jewish Committee, civil rights, the arts, the Speech and Hearing Clinic and the National Council of Jewish Women.

Scope and Content:  Researchers studying the Helen Eisemann Alexander Papers will gain insight into Jewish women involvement in the community during the 20th century. Of special interest is an invitation to dinner honoring Martin Luther King Jr. on his Nobel Peace Prize. All material is arranged in alphabetical order by subject and chronologically within each folder.

Collection Inventory

Box File Description Date
1 1 The American Jewish Committee 1965-1983
2 Art – general 1956
3 Civil rights – general 1961-1970
4 Civil rights – Martin Luther King Jr. dinner 1965
5 Grand Jurors Association of Fulton County, Inc. 1973
6 Intermarriage 1982-1984
7 National Council of Jewish Women – Atlanta Section 1919
8 Newspaper clippings 1944-1962
9 Norris Candy Co. 1917-1924
10 The Speech and Hearing Clinic 1953-1959
11 Theatre of Atlanta, Inc. 1950
12 United Service Organization (USO) – memoir Undated


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