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Jewish Research and Education - Cuba Family Archives, Finding Aids

Date Span:  1929 - 1986

Creator:  George Goldman

Summary/Abstract:  Papers consisting of family photographs from the Kleinert, Rosenbaum, Goldman, and Oberdorfer families; a copy of the opening day speech of the Hebrew Orphan's Home, 1895; miscellaneous certificates and photographs especially relating to George Goldman's community service accomplishments.

Quantity/Physical Description: .4 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  Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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 267, George Goldman 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:  Oversize materials moved to the oversize flat file, Certificate of Marriage of Henry Morris Rosenbaum and Ms. Joanna Loeb, opening day speech of the Hebrew Orphan’s Home. George M. Goldman Diploma, photographs and miscellaneous Georgia postcards moved to the photo vault.  All other items remain with the collection.

Processed by:  Demece Harvey

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

Biographical/Historical Note GOLDMAN, George (1929 – 2008) born in Atlanta, the son of Moe and Marie Rosenbaum Goldman. He attended Emory at Oxford and graduated from Emory University; worked in retail as a buyer for Davison's Department Stores before embarking on a 40 year career in commercial real estate. In 1998 he opened George M. Goldman Real Estate which he operated with his friend and associate Fran Mathis until his death. George served in the United States Air Force in 1950-1951, stationed in Puerto Rico. Active for many years as a scout master in The Boys Scouts of America, he received the Silver Beaver for distinguished service to young people. He worked with underprivileged and disabled children in a variety of programs and was active in many helping organizations. Mr. Goldman was an avid backpacker, hiker, gardener and explorer, and was a member of the Atlanta Men's Garden Club, the Georgia Appalachian Conservancy, The Georgia Conservancy and The Sierra Club. Mr. Goldman gave lectures on a variety of topics including wilderness survival, wild edible plants and environmental awareness. Mr. Goldman had a life-long love of storytelling, and was a founding member of the Southern Order of Storytelling and a member of the National Association of Storytellers. He also founded The Featured Listeners, an international organization dedicated to the appreciation of the art of storytelling. Mr. Goldman was an active member of The Temple on Peachtree St. He is survived by his loving wife Joan, sons David (DeAnn) Sinrich and Richard (Joan) Sinrich, daughter Abigail (Richard Pinney) Goldman; sister Harriet (David) Wolf, grandson Nathan Sinrich.

Scope and Content:  Papers consisting of family photographs from the Kleinert, Rosenbaum, Goldman, and Oberdorfer families; a copy of the opening day speech of the Hebrew Orphan's Home, 1895; miscellaneous certificates and photographs especially relating to George Goldman's community service accomplishments; miscellaneous Georgia postcards; a phonograph album of The Temple Choir, 1978; a copy of "Campfire Stories" by George Goldman; the dog tag and navy pin of Ralph Rosenbaum; petit point bag created by Marie Rosenbaum Goldman; Masonic memorabilia belonging to Henry M. Rosenbaum a 33rd degree Mason and a member of Atlanta Lodge No. 59 including three hats and a medal honoring him as Inspector General Honorary in 1971; receipts and bill of sale from Henry's Inc. an Atlanta dry cleaning business owned by Henry Rosenbaum, 1967; and miscellaneous newspaper articles.

Collection Inventory

Box File Description Date
1 1 Certificates 1944 – 1986
2 Correspondence on Purse No date
3 Epistle 1989
4 George Moe Goldman Baby Book 1929
5 Harry’s Inc. Bill of Sale 1967
6 Scottish Rite 1984
7 Stories No date


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