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Jewish Research and Education - Cuba Family Archives, Finding Aids

Date Span:  1932 - 1988

Creator:  Norman Weitz

Summary/Abstract:  Norman Weitz Family Papers, c.1931-1982, consisting of .4 linear feet of material including the World War II military records and photographs relating to the service of Norman Weitz, fliers from the Kiddie Revue and Milk Fund,1931; Girl's High School commencement program, 1940, memorabilia from Alpha Epsilon Pi at the University of Georgia; and the scrapbook of Mitzi Hirsch, 1936-1937.

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  Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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 241, Norman Weitz Papers, The Cuba Family Archives for Southern Jewish History, The William Breman Jewish Heritage Museum, 1440 Spring Street NW, Atlanta, Georgia 30309.

Processed by:  Demece Harvey

Arrangement:  Collection arranged in alphabetical order.

Biographical/Historical Note:  WEITZ, Norman A. Norman A Weitz was born on October 24, 1919 to Rebecca and Israel David Weitz of Savannah, GA. The family moved to Atlanta in 1935, at which point Norman began to work for his father's dress business while attending Boy's High School. Norman married Mitzi Hirsch of Atlanta in 1940 and had a wonderful 64 years of marriage until her passing in 2004. After proudly serving his country in the Pacific during WWII.  Norman returned to Atlanta and started Carla Gay Dress Company, which he ran until his retirement in 1982. Family was very important to him as he was a loving father, grandfather and great grandfather. Norman had a passion for golf and fishing and was a gentleman in all respects with kindness and compassion toward all he knew. Norman is survived by his devoted children, Carla (Arthur) Silver, Jill (Jeff) Vantosh, Brad (Debbie) Weitz, and Greg (Aletta) Weitz.

Collection Inventory

Box File Description Date
1 1 Camp Blue Star Program Brochure Undated
2 Certificates 1953 - 1988
3 Correspondence 1936 – 1982
4 Historical and Pictorial Review Medical Department, Fort Benning, Ga 1942
5 Omicronite, University of Georgia Undated
6 Scrapbook of Mitzi Hirsch 1932 – 1963

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