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Jewish Research and Education - Cuba Family Archives, Finding Aids

Date Span:  1921-1971

Creator:  Neil Ghingold

Summary/Abstract:  Neil Ghingold and his father owned a dry goods store in Augusta, Gerogia. The collection consists of a synagogue history from Adas Yeshurun Synagogue in Augusta, Georgia; immigration documents, a family history and a memoir written by Abram Ghingold, in Romania and translated into English in which he recounts his life in Romania and the plight of the Jews in that country.

Quantity/Physical Description: .2 linear feet

Language(s):  English, Romanian

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  Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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 178, Neil Ghingold 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 Neil Ghingold was born in Augusta, Georgia.  His father Abram emigrated from Romania to the United States in 1921.  After staying a few months with relatives in New York, Abram moved to Sparta Georgia where he opened a small dry goods business.  In 1925 he moved to Augusta, Georgia opening Abe Ghingold Dry goods at 570 Broad Street.

Scope and Content Researchers studying the Neil Ghingold Papers will gain insight into Jewish life in Augusta, Georgia. The papers are arranged in alphabetical order by subject and chronologically within each folder.

Collection Inventory

Box File Description Date
1 1 Adas Yeshurum Synagogue anniversary book 1965
2 Augusta City Directory (photocopy) 1925-1944
3 B’nai B’rith certificate 1946
4 Family history Undated
5 Immigration documents 1926-1971
6 Ghingold, Abram – masonic lodge photocopy 1926
7 Ghingold, Abram – savings books 1922, 1923
8 Ghingold, Abram – memoir Undated
9 Ghingold, Abram – memoir (Romanian) 1921
10 Ghingold, Abram – memoir (English) 1921


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