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  • Mss 387, Gordon Family Papers

    The Gordon family spans several generations in Atlanta and Macon, Georgia. Their papers include correspondence, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, military records, genealogical information, and diaries. Researchers examining the Gordon Family Papers will gain insight into Jewish life in the American South during the 19th and 20th centuries. Some items of interest are materials related to Jack and Samuel Gordon's military service during World War II including personal letters from Chester Nimitz and James Forrestal, as well as letters from Jack while interned in a Japanese prisoner of war camp. Also of note, a letter from Bobby Jones is in the papers.

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    World War II, Macon (Ga.), Atlanta (Ga.), Jews--Georgia, Jewish Servicemen
  • Mss 395, Adolph Rosenberg Papers

    Georgia native Adolph Rosenberg was a journalist, most recognized for his work as editor of the Southern Israelite, to whom ownership of the paper was transferred in 1951. His collection comprises of writing samples primarily from the 1930's and 40's including copies of newspaper articles from the Albany Journal, Atlanta Journal, and Carroll Free Press; short stories; historical research regarding his interest in early American photography; and several printed pamphlets and books ranging in subject matter from the history of Southern Jewry to theatre conservation and maintenance. The collection also includes American Jewish Press Association correspondence and a business journal from the Children of Israel Congregation of Athens Georgia.

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    Albany (Ga.), Atlanta (Ga.), American Jewish Press Association, Atlanta Press Club, Children of Israel Congregation, Augusta (Ga.)

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