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Jewish Research and Education - Cuba Family Archives, Finding Aids

Date Span:  1910-1998

Creator:  Devara Felson Goodman Family

Summary/Abstract:  Devara Felson Goodman was active in a variety of civic organizations while living in Ocilla, Georgia. The collection consists of material from family businesses, correspondence written at Blue Star Camps, and memorabilia relating to the activities of various family members.

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  Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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 155, Devara Felson Goodman 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 alphabetical order by subject and chronologically within each folder.

Biographical/Historical Note:   Devara Felson Goodman was born in Ocilla, Georgia, the daughter of Annette Harris Felson and Robert Felson.  Like her parents, she was active in a variety of civic organizations while living in Ocilla. She was a graduate of the University of Georgia where she studied journalism and was a member of DPHiE sorority.  She was employed in the public relations department of Sears-Roebuck.

Scope and Content:  Researchers studying the Devara Felson Goodman Family Papers will gain insight into Jewish life in Ocilla, Georgia. The papers are arranged in alphabetical order by subject and chronologically within each folder.

Collection Inventory

Box File Description Date
1 1 A.S. Harris Department Store 1950-1998
2 Birthday – “Sweet Sixteen” 1956
3 Confirmation – Fitzgerald Hebrew Congregation 1954
4 Correspondence and card – Blue Star Camp 1958-1959
5 Felson, Annette Harris 1933-1956, Undated
6 Felson, Robert 1946
7 Felson’s 1998, Undated
8 Harris, Abe S. – wedding invitation, postcard and obituary 1910-1946
9 Harris, Charles 1971-1991
10 Harris, Dr. Raymond – obituary 1949
11 Bar Mitzvah invitations and memorabilia 1957
12 Kruger, Abe 1970
13 Newspaper articles 1955-1964
14 Scrapbook 1954
15 S.J. Goldman Delicatessen – Passover order form 1940
16 University of Georgia 1935


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