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  • Mss 102, Nathan Cohen Family Papers

    Nathan Cohen emigrated from Poland to the United States in 1913 and moved to South Georgia working as a peddler.  In 1924 he opened Cohen’s of Alma.  He retired in 1957 and assumed numerous civic responsibilities throughout the community.  He was elected Mayor of Alma in 1961 and later named Citizen of the Year by the Lions Club and Board of Trade. The papers include records from Cohen’s of Alma Department Store and correspondence relating to the election of Nathan Cohen as Mayor of Alma, Georgia, 1961.

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    Cohen’s of Alma Department Store, Jewish merchants, Department stores

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