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Jewish Research and Education - Cuba Family Archives, Finding Aids

Date Span:  1924 - 1990

Creator:  Morris Hartman

Summary/Abstract: The papers reflect upon the life of Morris Hartman from Thomasville, Ga.   The collection contains correspondence to his future wife, prayers, poems and miscellaneous business papers.

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  Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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 260, Morris Hartman Family Papers, The Cuba Family Archives for Southern Jewish History, The William Breman Jewish Heritage Museum, 1440 Spring Street NW, Atlanta, Georgia 30309.

Separated Material:  Photos removed to Photo vault

Processed by:  Demece Harvey (October, 2013)

Arrangement:  All material is arranged alphabetically by subject and chronologically within each folder

Biographical/Historical Note:  Morris Hartman was born 1905 in Poland and arrived in the U.S. in 1909.  During his early life I Atlanta he sold newspapers on Mitchell & Whitehall.  He graduated from Commercial High School in Atlanta.  While in High School he met his wife Pearl Sims, they married in 1932.  The family later moved to Thomaston, GA opening a wholesale shoe company, Empire, Shoe Co.

Scope and Content:  The collection contains correspondence to his future wife, prayers, poems and miscellaneous business papers.

Collection Inventory

Box File Description Date
1 1 Autobiographical Note undated
2 Autograph book 1924
3 Blessings for holiday occasions 1932
4 Business Letters 1932
5 Certificate of Citizenship 1949
6 Certificate of Service Thomaston and Upton County 1949
7 Certificate of Transfer 1963
8 Correspondence 1932 – 1954
9 Letterhead – Allied Jobbing Co. Undated
10 Newspaper Clippings 1990
11 Pear Hartman Obituary 1985
12 Poems Undated
13 Wedding Certificate 1932


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