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Jewish Research and Education - Cuba Family Archives, Finding Aids

Date Span:  1909 - 2001

Creator:  Adalbert Freedman

Summary/Abstract:  Papers relating to the varied activities and interests of Adelbert and his wife Miriam including speeches, correspondence photographs, a diary, an olive wood souvenir book from Jerusalem, a scrapbook from a trip to Europe, 1949, a scrapbook from the Walter Duranty lecture in Atlanta, 1942, a membership roster from the Zionist Organization of America, undated, and a personal telephone directory.

Quantity/Physical Description: 1 linear foot

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  Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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 248, Adalbert Freedman Family Papers, The Cuba Family Archives for Southern Jewish History, The William Breman Jewish Heritage Museum, 1440 Spring Street NW, Atlanta, Georgia 30309.

Related Material:  Mss 110, Miriam Freedman Family Papers

Separated Material:  Oversize materials moved to oversize file; and photographs removed to photo collection.

Processed by:  Demece Harvey

Arrangement:  The records are arranged in alphabetical order by subject and maintained donor order.

Biographical/Historical Note:  Mr. Adalbert Freedman, a long-time resident of Atlanta and one time activist in its Jewish community.  Born in Strasbourg, France, Mr. Freedman came to the United States in 1921 to join relatives in Philadelphia.  In 1934 he settled in Atlanta, where he was employed by the Federal Reserve Bank.  Upon formation of the Southeastern Region of the Zionist Organization of America in 1939, he became its first executive director and subsequently Southern Representative of the American Zionist Council.  An attorney by profession, he practiced law from 1963 until his retirement in 1981.  He was a member of the Temple and the Association of Reform Zionists of America.

Scope and Content:  Papers relating to the varied activities and interests of Adelbert and his wife Miriam including speeches, correspondence photographs, a diary, an olive wood souvenir book from Jerusalem, a scrapbook from a trip to Europe, 1949, a scrapbook from the Walter Duranty lecture in Atlanta, 1942, a membership roster from the Zionist Organization of America, undated, and a personal telephone directory.

Collection Inventory

Box File Description Date
 
1 1 Adalbert Freedman Personal History 1943 - 2001
  2 Anti-Semitism 1974 – 1986
  3 Arabs and Oil 1975
  4 Arab Propaganda – P.L.O 1964 - 1988
  5 Chavurah 1991 – 1995
  6 Correspondence 1990 – 2001
  7 Correspondence from Elinor Roosevelt 1942
  8 Correspondence – S.S. Washington 1949
  9 Diary Undated
  10 Emma Lazarus Undated
  11 Employment 1932 – 1969
  12 Falasha 1979 – 1984
  13 Flowers from the Holy Land 1909
  14 Hannah Arendt 1982 - 1984
  15 Holocaust 1981 - 1983
  16 Israel 1980 - 1996
  17 Jewish Humor 1999 – 2000
  18 Jewish Music Undated
  19 Judaism (General) (Women – Place of) Undated
  20 Letter and enclosures 1978
  21 Letters to the Editor 1994 – 2000
  22 Miriam Freedman Retirement 1973
  23 Miscellaneous 1975 – 1992
  24 National Conference of Jewish Community Service 1961
  25 Phone Books Undated
  26 Pioneer Women Na’Amat 1991 – 1995
  27 Postcards Undated
  28 Reba Epstein 1977
  29 Reform Judaism 1981 – 1991
  30 Report of Hadassah National Convention 1942
  31 S. S. Washington Voyage 1942
  32 Sisterhood 1949 – 1950
  33 Speeches – Miriam Freedman 1981
  34 Temple University Forty-Sixth Commencement 1932
  35 Walter Duranty Scrapbook 1942
  36 World Union – Arza 1987 – 1989
  37 Zionism 1985 – 1988
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