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Jewish Research and Education - Cuba Family Archives, Finding Aids

Dates:  1911-1916

Creator:  Louis Perling Family

Summary/Abstract:  Louis Perling emigrated from Russia to the United States in 1920 and settled in Sandersville, Georgia.  The Perling family has owned and operated a clothing store in Sandersville for the last 75 years. The collection consists of letters from Maggie Oshman to a number of correspondents, primarily to Louis Perling who she would later marry.  The letters are written from Galveston, Texas and from Cochran and Hazelhurst, Georgia.  Of special interest are the letters in which Maggie Oshman discusses her Jewish identity.

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  Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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 187, Louis Perling 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:  Louis Perling emigrated from Russia to the United States in 1920 and settled in Sandersville, Georgia.  The Perling family has owned and operated a clothing store in Sandersville for the last 75 years.

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

Collection Inventory

Box File Description Date
1 1 Correspondence – Cohen, Rabbi henry (Galveston, Texas) to Oshman, Maggie 1916
2 Correspondence – Levine, Dave to Cousin Ella 1915
3 Correspondence – Oshman, Maggie to Cousin Eva 1915-1916
4 Correspondence – Oshman, Maggie to Perling, Louis 1915-1916
5 Correspondence – Pertzik (Perling) David – land sales 1911
6 Correspondence – various correspondents to Louis Perling 1916
7 Telegram – Oshman, Maggie to Friedman, S.B. Undated
8 Wedding of Louis Perling to Maggie Oshman congratulatory telegrams 1916


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