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Jewish Research and Education - Cuba Family Archives, Finding Aids

Dates:  1939-1991

Creator:  Meyer Kreisberg Family

Summary/Abstract:  Meyer and Estelle Kreigsberg of Augusta, Georgia are active members of Adas Yeshurun Synagogue. Estelle Kriegsberg was also active in numerous Jewish organizations in Augusta including the Synagogue sisterhood (Daughters of Israel) and Hadassah. The collection consists of records, including minutes from the Daughters of Israel and records from Hadassah in Augusta and the southeast region.  Of special interest are the letters from Augusta Hadassah members who visited Israel in the early 1950s that describe their trips.

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  Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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 188, Meyer Kreisberg 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 Meyer and Estelle Kreigsberg of Augusta, Georgia are active members of Adas Yeshurun Synagogue. Estelle Kriegsberg was also active in numerous Jewish organizations in Augusta including the Synagogue sisterhood (Daughters of Israel) and Hadassah.

Scope and Content Researchers examining the Meyer Kreisberg Family 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 Yeshurun Synagogue (Augusta, Ga.), centennial 1990-1991
2 Adas Yeshurun Synagogue (Augusta, Ga.), Daughters of Israel – general files 1952-1976
3 Adas Yeshurun Synagogue (Augusta, Ga.), newsletters 1952-1972
4 Adas Yeshurun Synagogue (Augusta, Ga.), Sisterhood – Daughters of Israel – minutes 1949-1960
5 Adas Yeshurun Synagogue (Augusta, Ga.), Daughters of Israel – yearbooks 1958-1961
6 Birth announcement and brit milah invitation 1946
7 Goldhagen, Daniel – letter 1946
8 Hadassah – Augusta & Southeast Region 1939-1962, 1976
9 Kreisberg, Estelle 1972-1974
10 Newspaper articles 1942-1984


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