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Date Span:  1908 - 1997

Creator:  Betram Ehrlich

Summary/Abstract:  Bertram Ehrlich (1913-2001) was born in Bainbridge, Georgia.  Growing up in Bainbridge he later attended Tulane University in New Orleans, Louisiana, from which he graduated with a doctoral degree.  He was employed as a pharmacist in numerous drug stores in New Orleans, Louisiana; Atlanta, Georgia; and Tennessee.  In 1941, he moved back to Bainbridge, Georgia to assist his father in the Ehrlich Drug Co. The collection consists of newspaper clippings; photocopies of  formulas from Ehrlich Drug Company; a Confirmation certificate of Bertram Ehrlich from Congregation Beth El of Bainbridge, Georgia; photocopies of writings by Bertram Ehrlich including "One Hundred and Twenty Years of Pharmacy in Decatur County," 1989,  "Mixed Memories of Over Fifty Years of the Practice of Pharmacy," an "Historical Sketch of Temple Beth El," and  "I Remember Life in a Small Southern Town: Bainbridge, Georgia," 1913-1985; genealogies of the Ehrlich and Kwilecki families; a photocopy of "An Unknown Jew in the South: Abraham Ehrlich," by Louis Schmier; a photocopy of the Memorandum of the Electric Lighting and Ice Plants of Sig. Nussbaum, located in Bainbridge Georgia; and a copy of the last will and testament of Sarah B. Erhlich.

Quantity/Physical Description: .2 linear feet

Language(s):  English

Repository:  The Cuba Family Archives for Southern Jewish History, The 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  Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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 127 Bertram Ehrlich Family Papers, The Cuba Family Archives for Southern Jewish History, The William Breman Jewish Heritage Museum, 1440 Spring Street NW, Atlanta, Georgia 30309.

Processed by: Sandra Berman

Arrangement:  All material is arranged alphabetically by subject and chronologically within each folder.

Biographical/Historical Bertram Ehrlich (1913-2001) was born in Bainbridge, Georgia.  Growing up in Bainbridge he later attended Tulane University in New Orleans, Louisiana, from which he graduated with a doctoral degree.  He was employed as a pharmacist in numerous drug stores in New Orleans, Louisiana; Atlanta, Georgia; and Tennessee.  In 1941, he moved back to Bainbridge, Georgia to assist his father in the Ehrlich Drug Co.

Scope and Content Researchers studying the Bertram Ehrlich Family papers will gain insight into Jewish life in Georgia. All material is arranged alphabetically by subject and chronologically within each folder.

Collection Inventory

Box File Description Date
1 1 Bainbridge High School 1930
2 Bertram Ehrlich Day -   Bainbridge, GA 1997
3 Bill of Sale – Ehrlich home 1945
4 Biography of Abraham Ehrlich by Louis Schmier undated
5 Confirmation certificate – Temple Beth El 1929
6 Correspondence 1994
7 Ehrlich Drug Company 1915 – 1984
8 Electric Lighting and Ice Plants owned by Sigmund Nussbaum Undated
9 Family history and genealogy 1992 – undated
10 Last Will and Testament of Sarah B. Ehrlich 1946
11 Newspaper articles 1990 - 1997
12 Postcards – scenes of Bainbridge, GA (copies) 1908
13 Temple Beth El – Bainbridge, GA 1990
14 Tulane University of Louisiana 1934
15 Writings by Ehrlich Bertram 1985 - 1989

 

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