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  • Mss 083, Raphael Moses Papers

    Raphael Moses was born in 1812 in Charleston, South Carolina.  He was an eminent lawyer and leader in the Civil War and Reconstruction periods of Georgia.  He served on the staff of General James Longstreet in the Army of Northern Virginia. His papers consist of a typescript copy of the autobiography of Raphael Moses, 1890, a biography of Raphael Moses written by his grandson Stanford Moses, 1939, and letters of Raphael Moses, copied from the original, by Stanford Moses, 1812-1893.

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    Jewish businessmen, American Civil War, Georgia, Florida, Charleston (S.C.)
  • Mss 094, Irvin Rosenberg Family Papers

    The Rosenberg family members are long-time residents of Columbus, Georgia.  Of special interest is the letter from Raphael Moses in which he expresses his pride in being a member of the Jewish people. The papers include a typescript copy of a letter from Raphael Moses to W.O. Tuggle of LaGrange, Georgia, 1875; indentures, 1866-1945, and business records including minutes of meetings of the Rosenberg Jewelry Company, 1928-1944.

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    Jewish businessmen, Rosenberg Jewelry Company
  • Mss 129, Phillip Lazarus Family Papers

    Phillip Lazarus was a Russian immigrant who settled in South Georgia in the late 1891.  He originally moved to Rochelle, GA and married Lena Pearlman of Americus, Georgia.  In 1902 they moved to Quitman, Georgia and opened Phillip Lazarus and Sons, a general merchandise store. The collection consists of indentures, correspondence primarily written by Jake Lazarus to his parents while serving as a soldier during World War II, and the naturalization certificate of Phillip Lazarus.

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    Jewish businessmen, World War II
  • Mss 165, Joseph B. Jacobs Papers

    Joseph Benjamin Jacobs (1887 – 1965) was born and educated in Atlanta, GA. He became a prominent businessman in the linen industry. The collection contains personal banking transactions, congratulation letters on the marriage of Joseph to Rose, general correspondence between the three brothers, most written to Joseph from Edward, legal proceedings to settle business difference and travel journals relating to Jacob family road trips to Florida.

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    Jewish businessmen, Atlanta Linen Supply Company
  • Mss 184, Joseph K. Heyman Family Papers

    A native of Atlanta, Joseph K. Heyman became a prominent businessman and social figure in the community. The papers consist of publicity files and speeches given by Joseph Heyman on the state of the economy to organizations throughout Georgia, publicity files relating to his speaking commitments, records from boards and organization on which he served, correspondence and newspaper articles.  Also contained in the collection are records from The Coca Cola Company, and a biography of Herman Heyman (1825-1885) a German immigrant who settled in West Point, Georgia, written by his daughter Bertha Heyman.  The biography also describes the military record of Louis Merz, also from West Point, who was killed while serving the Confederacy. 

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    Jewish businessmen, The Standard Club, The Rich Foundation, Atlanta History Center, Atlanta Center for Economic Development
  • Mss 187, Louis Perling Family Papers

    Louis Perling emigrated from Russia to the United States in 1920 and settled in Sandersville, Georgia.  The Perling family has owned and operated a clothing store in Sandersville for the last 75 years. The collection consists of letters from Maggie Oshman to a number of correspondents, primarily to Louis Perling who she would later marry.  The letters are written from Galveston, Texas and from Cochran and Hazelhurst, Georgia.  Of special interest are the letters in which Maggie Oshman discusses her Jewish identity.

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    Jewish businessmen, Entrepreneurs
  • Mss 241, Norman Weitz Papers

    Norman Weitz Family Papers, c.1931-1982, consisting of .4 linear feet of material including the World War II military records and photographs relating to the service of Norman Weitz, fliers from the Kiddie Revue and Milk Fund,1931; Girl's High School commencement program, 1940, memorabilia from Alpha Epsilon Pi at the University of Georgia; and the scrapbook of Mitzi Hirsch, 1936-1937.

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    Jewish businessmen, Jewish War Veterans, United States Army
  • Mss 299, Frank and Edith Koros Family Papers

    Papers consisting of correspondence from family members in Hungary prior to and following the Holocaust and documents relating to legal actions taken by Frank Koros to restore his good credit rating due to a case of mistaken identity and an erroneous reporting, The collection also contains papers relating to a cement mixture patent.

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    Jewish businessmen, Holocaust

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