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Jewish Research and Education - Cuba Family Archives, Finding Aids

Dates:  1906 - 1945

Creator:  Phillip Lazarus

Summary/Abstract:  Phillip Lazarus was a Russian immigrant who settled in South Georgia in the late 1891.  He originally moved to Rochelle, GA and married Lena Pearlman of Americus, Georgia.  In 1902 they moved to Quitman, Georgia and opened Phillip Lazarus and Sons, a general merchandise store. The collection consists of indentures, correspondence primarily written by Jake Lazarus to his parents while serving as a soldier during World War II, and the naturalization certificate of Phillip Lazarus.

Quantity/Physical Description: .6 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  Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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 129, Phillip Lazarus 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 Note Phillip Lazarus was a Russian immigrant who settled in South Georgia in the late 1891.  He originally moved to Rochelle, GA and married Lena Pearlman of Americus, Georgia.  In 1902 they moved to Quitman, Georgia and opened Phillip Lazarus and Sons, a general merchandise store.

Scope and Content Researchers studying the Phillip Lazarus Family Papers will gain insight into immigration and early Jewish life in Georgia. All material is arranged alphabetically by subject and chronologically within each folder.

Collection Inventory

Box File Description Date
1 1 Correspondence 1928 – 1945
2 Legal and financial papers 1906 – 1942
3 Naturalization certificates of Phillip Lazarus 1906

 

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