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Jewish Research and Education - Cuba Family Archives, Finding Aids

Dates:  1925-1935

Creator:  Joseph E. Berman

Summary/Abstract:  Joseph E. Berman was City Council for the 4th Ward of the City of Atlanta from 1931-1935.  He actively participated in the planning and implementation of improvements at Candler Field in Atlanta. The collection includes information on Candler field, newspaper clippings, correspondence, and a scrapbook.

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  Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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 78, Joseph E. Berman 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 and object removed to artifact collection.

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

Biographical/Historical Note:  Joseph E. Berman was bron in Camille, Georgia, and attended school at the University of Georgia. He began practicing law in Atlanta in 1921. He was elected to the Atlanta Board of Aldermen in 1928. He was past president of the Lexington Chamber of Commerce, a vice president of the Rotary Club, a member of Manassah Lodge of B’nai B’rith and the National Food Brokers Association. He was past president of the Reserve Officers Association of Mississippi and a member of its National Council. He was a member of the Temple in Lexington and of Phi Epsilon Pi fraternity. He was killed in a plane crash in Hendersonville, N.C., on July 19th, 1967.

Scope and Content:  Researchers studying the Joseph E. Berman Papers will gain insight into Jewish life in Atlanta during the early 20th century. All material is arranged in alphabetical order by subject and chronologically within each folder.

Collection Inventory

Box File Description Date
1 1 Candler Field 1925-1934
2 Personal 1927-1933
3 Scrapbook 1931-1935
4 Scrapbook (photocopy) 1931-1935

 

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