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Jewish Research and Education - Cuba Family Archives, Finding Aids

Date Span:  1915-1980

Creator:  Louis Morris Family Papers

Summary/Abstract:  Louis Morris was born in Russia as Leib Yampolsky.  The name was changed to Morris at Ellis Island.  Louis married Jeanette Hartstein.  He was the owner of Louis Morris' Grocery Store on Haygood Avenue in Atlanta. The collection consists of the ledger book from Louis Morris' grocery store, the Naturalization certificate of Louis Morris, 1938, the obituary of Leon Steinberg, 1978, and a newspaper article relating to the American Jewish Committee's Oral History Project.

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  Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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 146, Louis Morris Family Papers, The Cuba Family Archives for Southern Jewish History, The William Breman Jewish Heritage Museum, 1440 Spring Street NW, Atlanta, Georgia 30309.

Arrangement:  The papers are arranged in one flat storage box.

Biographical/Historical Note:  Louis Morris was born in Russia as Leib Yampolsky.  The name was changed to Morris at Ellis Island.  Louis married Jeanette Hartstein.  He was the owner of Louis Morris' Grocery Store on Haygood Avenue in Atlanta.

Scope and Content:  Researchers studying the Louis Morris Family Papers will gain insight into immigration and Jewish business practices in 20th century Atlanta, Georgia. The papers are arranged in one flat storage box.

Collection Inventory

Box File Description Date
1 1 Memorabilia 1914, 1978, 1980
2 Ledger 1915-1918

 

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