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  • Mss 071, Harold Hirsch Papers

    Harold Hirsch was born in 1882 the son Henry and Rosalie Hutzler Hirsch.  He began practicing law in Atlanta in 1904 and rapidly assumed a position of prominence in the legal, business, civic and social life in both the Jewish and general communities of this city.  As an attorney he specialized in law relating to trade marks, unfair competition, income taxes and corporations, and for more than thirty years represented the Coca-Cola Company.  In 1936 he was instrumental in establishing the Atlanta Jewish Welfare Fund. The papers contain files from the Ingleside Country Club, the Coca-Cola Company and the Allied Jewish Campaign.  Of special interest are the files relating to Harold Hirsch’s relief and rescue efforts on behalf of German Jews prior to World War II.

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    American Jewish Committee, United Jewish Appeal, Jewish lawyers, Ingleside Country Club, Hebrew University, Allied Jewish Campaign, Coca Cola
  • Mss 115, Barney Medintz Family Papers

    Barney Medintz was born in London, England in 1910.  At the age of 1 year he immigrated with his family to America.  Following graduation from the University of Chicago he moved to Atlanta to serve as director of Men’s and Boy’s activities at the Jewish Educational Alliance.  Medintz worked for the Alliance for two years.  On leaving, he founded the Service Uniform Company.  In 1936 Medintz married Dorothy Davis.  Medintz was active in a variety of youth and humanitarian causes in the Jewish community of Atlanta. The papers consist primarily speeches delivered by Barney Medintz on the wide variety of Jewish community causes in which he was involved. The speeches give insight into the depth of Barney Medintz’s commitment to Jewish causes and concerns as well as the social service priorities of the Atlanta Jewish community throughout the 1950s. 

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    Atlanta Bureau of Jewish Education, B’nai B’rith, United Jewish Appeal, Hadassah, Camp Barney Medintz, Jewish Community Council

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