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Jewish Research and Education - Cuba Family Archives, Finding Aids

Dates:  1924 - 1991

Creator:  Max C. (Mike) Gettinger

Summary/Abstract:  This collection contains a small sampling of the work Mr. Gettinger accomplished while Executive Director of the Atlanta Jewish Federation.

Quantity/Physical Description: 1.3 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  Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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 329, Max C. (Mike) Gettinger 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 82, Atlanta Jewish Federation Records

Mss 319, Jerry Horowitz Records

Mss 325, Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta

Mss 328, David Sarnat

Processing Information:  MPLP, all material is arranged in alphabetical order by subject.

Processed by:  Demece Harvey, May 2015

Arrangement: All material is arranged in alphabetical order by subject. 

Biographical/Historical Note:  Max C. (Mike) Gettinger attended elementary, high school, college and institutions of Judaic studies in New York City.  Mrs. Gettinger served in the Navy during World War II.  He practiced social work in various agencies.  Subsequently, he worked in several Federations in community organization.  From 1959 to 1962 he was Deputy Director General of Malben – J.D.C. program in Israel.  Mr. Gettinger moved to Atlanta in 1962 as the Assistant Director of the Jewish Federation and shortly after became the Executive Director when Ed Kahn retired.  He served in this position until 1979 when he retired and continued for two years as the first Director of Federation’s Endowment Program.  As Director Emeritus of Federation, he served as consultant to various Jewish communities around the country helping to reorganize of establish new federations.

Scope and Content:  Records relating to Max c. (Mike) Gettinger as Executive Director of the Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta.

Collection Inventory

Box

File

Description

Date

 

1

1

250th Anniversary of Arrival of Jews in Georgia

1982

 

2

Annual Report

1953, 1973

 

3

Atlanta Jewish Federation History

 

 

4

Atlanta Jewish Welfare Federation Campaigns

1970

 

5

Atlanta Jewish Welfare Fund

1977

 

6

Bauman, Mark

1979

 

7

Campaign

 

 

8

Charter Atlanta Federation of Jewish Charities

1924

 

9

Correspondence

 

 

10

Correspondence – Albuquerque

1981

 

11

Emory University Dental School

1961 – 1963

 

12

Epstein, Rabbi Harry H.

1943

 

13

The Federation Story

1971 – 1978

 

14

Federation – Synagogue Relations

1975 - 1985

 

15

Georgia Department of Archives

1971 – 1972

 

16

Gettinger, Max C.

 

 

17

Hebrew Academy Dinner

1984

 

18

Hemshech

1982

 

19

Hertzberg, Steve Dr.

1977

 

20

History, Jews in Atlanta

No date

 

21

Holocaust, the never ending crime

No date

 

22

JFEC Evaluation Committee

1974 – 1983

 

23

Jews in the US

1988, 1991

 

 

 

 

2

1

Jubilee History

1981

 

2

Jubilee History Committee

1980

 

3

Kaplan, Marlene – Brochure

1977

 

4

Kuniansky, Max “The Migration of the Jewish People.”

1988

 

5

Lansky, Lola

No date

 

6

Leo Frank

1983

 

7

Massel, Sam

1969 - 1970

 

8

Miracles of Miracles

1977

 

9

Naples, Fl

1984

 

10

National Council of Jewish Women

No date

 

11

New London Reports

1984

 

12

Notes

No date

 

13

Panitz, Esther and David, “Liberty Under Law: The Life and Contributions of Simon Wolf

1955

 

14

Papers on Jews written by students

1982 – 1983

 

15

Pocket Appointment Calendar

1969, 1976, 1981 – 1990

 

16

Presidents of Central Agencies

No date

3

 

 

 

 

1

Small City Campaign

1983

 

2

Speeches / Writings

 

 

3

Sterilization Bill

1965 – 1966

 

4

Sutker, Solomon

1983

 

5

Synagogue Listing

1993 - 1994

 

6

Tribute of Edward M. Kahn

No date

 

7

Urban Training Organization of Atlanta, Inc.

1980

 

8

Wiesel, Elie, “President’s Commission on the Holocaust”

1979

 

9

Women’s Division

1977

 

10

Writing

1985 – 1987

 

11

Zionism

No date

 

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