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Jewish Research and Education - Cuba Family Archives, Finding Aids

Dates:  1950-1983

Creator:  Stanford Makover Family

Summary/Abstract:  Stanford Makover was a prominent businessman and community leader in in Atlanta, Georgia. The collection consists of records from Shirley of Atlanta and an annual report from Ahavath Achim Congregation.

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  Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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 180, Stanford Makover 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:  Stanford Makover was born in Baltimore, Maryland and moved with his family to Atlanta, Georgia in 1928.  His father Thomas started Shirley of Atlanta, a manufacturer of wholesale dresses.  Stanford and his older brother Sylvan later ran the business.  Stanford was president of the Jewish Progressive Club from 1957-1958 and was active in the Atlanta Jewish Federation.

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

Collection Inventory

Box File Description Date
1 1 Ahavath Achim Congregation – annual report 1950-1951
2 Shirley of Atlanta, Inc. – general records 1965-1983
3 Shirley of Atlanta, Inc. – office and distribution center construction Undated
4 Shirley of Atlanta, Inc. – newspaper articles 1972-1976
5 Shirley of Atlanta, Inc. – stock 1972


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