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Dates:  1968-1996

Creator:  Marilyn Shubin

Summary/Abstract:  Marilyn Shubin is originally from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She lived in Cleveland for 10 years prior to settling in Atlanta. She was active in the National Council of Jewish Women in both Cleveland and later Atlanta. She was also active in the Atlanta Jewish Federation and chaired the 1978 welfare campaign. Also in 1978, Marilyn was appointed by Jimmy Carter to the President’s Commission on the Holocaust. Her papers consist of materials from her community activities with these various organizations.

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  Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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 368, Marilyn Shubin Papers, The Cuba Family Archives for Southern Jewish History, The William Breman Jewish Heritage Museum, 1440 Spring Street NW, Atlanta, Georgia 30309.

Separated Material:  Photographs removed to Visual Arts Collection.

Processed by:  Jeremy Katz (March, 2016)

Arrangement:  The papers are arranged into three series. Each series is arranged in alphabetical order by subject and chronologically within each folder.

Biographical/Historical Note: Marilyn Shubin was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She attended public schools in Philadelphia and later Drexel University. She lived in Cleveland, Ohio for ten years before moving with her husband and two children to Atlanta, Georgia.

She volunteered for the National Council of Jewish Women in Cleveland and then Atlanta. She served in many capacities including President of the Atlanta Section of Council from 1967-1969. She served as National Vice President of the Council of Jewish Women in March of 1975.

In August of 1970, Marilyn started to work professionally as the Director of the Women’s Division of the Atlanta Welfare Federation and appointed director of the welfare campaign in 1978.

In November of 1978, Marilyn was appointed by Jimmy Carter to the President’s Commission on the Holocaust.

Scope and Content:  The papers are arranged into three series:

Series I, Atlanta Jewish Federation, contains material related to Marilyn Shubin’s activities with the Atlanta Jewish Federation including correspondence, speeches, and newspaper clippings.

Series II, National Council of Jewish Women, contains material related to Marilyn Shubin’s activities with the National Council of Jewish Women including correspondence, newspaper clippings, bulletins, and speeches.

Series III, President’s Commission on the Holocaust, contains material related to Marilyn Shubin’s activities with the President’s Commission on the Holocaust including correspondence, newspaper clippings, report, and material from the United State Holocaust Memorial Museum.

Collection Inventory

Series I: Atlanta Jewish Federation

 

Box

File

Description

Date

 

1

1

Appointed Campaign Director

1978

 

2

Correspondence

1971, 1978, 1993

 

3

Directory

1994

 

4

Miscellaneous

Undated

 

5

Newspaper articles

1970-1979

 

6

Speeches

1972-1989

 

7

Speeches

1989-1995

 

8

Speeches

Undated

 

Series II: National Council of Jewish Women

 

Box

File

Description

Date

 

 

 

 

2

9

Barbara Lipshutz Awardee

Undated

 

10

Barbara Lipshutz Training Institute

1973, 1975

 

11

Biographical Information

1977, Undated

 

12

Correspondence

1969-1970

 

 

 

 

3

1

Directory

1968-1969

 

2

International Council of Women

1981-1984

 

3

Nashville President’s Institute – certificate

1972

 

4

National resolutions

1971-1977

 

5

Newspaper clippings

1973-1977

 

6

President’s Award

1996

 

7

Public Affairs Institute

1971

 

8

Recruitment letter

Undated

 

9

Resolution – Appreciation of Outstanding Work

1969

 

10

Speeches

1975-1990

 

11

Speeches

Undated

 

12

The Bulletin – President’s Message

1969, Undated

 

Series III: President’s Commission on the Holocaust

 

Box

File

Description

Date

 

3

13

Appointment

Nov. 9, 1978

 

14

Correspondence – Greenberg, Irving

1979

 

15

Correspondence – miscellaneous

1979

 

16

Correspondence – Wiesel, Elie

1979

 

17

National Civic Holocaust Commemoration Ceremony

1979

 

18

Newspaper clippings

1979

 

 

 

 

3

1

President’s Day Proclamation of the Days of Remembrance

May 9, 1979

 

2

Reception honoring Menachim Begin

1978

 

3

Report

1979

 

4

Signing of H.R. 9091

Oct. 7, 1980

 

5

“The Holocaust: Beginning or End” By Elie Wiesel

Undated

 

6

“The Holocaust Mission” by Raul Hilberg

Undated

 

7

Tribute to the Liberators and Rescuers

1993

 

8

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum – Atlanta Tribute Dinner

2012

 

9

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum – Dedication Ceremony

1993

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