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Jewish Research and Education - Cuba Family Archives, Finding Aids

Dates:  1912-2005

Creator:  David and Virginia Hein Family

Summary/Abstract:  Dr. David Hein was born in 1923 in Atlanta, Georgia.  He graduated Boys' High School in 1941, attended Northwestern University and earned both his Bachelor of Arts and Medical Degree from Emory University. He was Assistant Resident and Chief Resident at Grady Memorial Hospital from 1952-1954.  He was in private practice specializing in Gastroenterology from 1954 until his retirement in 1994. The collection consists of correspondence; writings by Dr. David Hein and Dr. Virginia Herzog Hein; genealogical material relating to the Herzog, Blum, Bloch, Bernd, Cohen, Hein and Montag families; and school memorabilia. Of special interest is a journal article written by Dr. Virginia Hein entitled: "The Image of 'A City Too Busy to Hate': Atlanta in the 1960's" for the "Phylon, The Atlanta University Review of Race and Culture."

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  Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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 175, David and Virginia Hein 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 Dr. David Hein was born in 1923 in Atlanta, Georgia.  He graduated Boys' High School in 1941, attended Northwestern University and earned both his Bachelor of Arts and Medical Degree from Emory University. He was Assistant Resident and Chief Resident at Grady Memorial Hospital from 1952-1954.  He was in private practice specializing in Gastroenterology from 1954 until his retirement in 1994.

Scope and Content Researchers studying the David and Virginia Hein Family Papers will gain insight into Jewish life in Atlanta, Georgia, during the 20th century. The papers are arranged in alphabetical order by subject and chronologically within each folder.

Collection Inventory

Box File Description Date
1 1 Boy Scouts of America – membership card 1936
2 Curriculum vitae 2001
3 Correspondence 1964-1987
4 Correspondence – letters from camp 1935
5 Genealogy and family histories – Bernd, Bloch, and Blum families 1961-1995
6 Genealogy and family histories – Cohen-Hein families 1989-2003
7 Genealogy and family histories – Montag-Hein families 2004
8 Hein, Sally Lee – birth 1951
9 Hein, Virginia Herzog – memorabilia 1926-1939
10 Hein, Virginia Herzog – school memorabilia 1943
11 Hein, Virginia Herzog – writings 1972
12 Herzog, Ralph – last will and testament 1928
13 Invitations Undated
14 Medical practice 1953-1964
15 Newspaper articles 1912-1947
16 Obituary notice 2005
17 Regenstein’s Undated
18 School memorabilia 1934-1936
19 School memorabilia – report cards and certificates and programs 1929-1949
20 The Standard Club 1947-1974
21 The Temple – Confirmation 1939
22 The Temple – Confirmation reunions 1989-1999
23 Temple Beth Israel – Macon (Ga.) 1997
24 Temple Sinai – directories 1971-1976
25 Top Hat Club 1938-1994
26 Wedding – congratulatory telegrams 1947
27 Wedding – congratulatory telegrams 1947
28 Wedding – gifts 1947


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