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  • Mss 137, Jacob Elsas Family Papers

    Jacob Elsas (1842-1932) was the founder of Fulton Bag and Cotton Mills in Atlanta, Georgia.  At one time the mill was the largest employer in Atlanta. Papers consist of a personal letter copy book and obituaries of Jacob Elsas founder and owner of Fulton Bag and Cotton Mills, and over 600 letter copies of outgoing correspondence between Jacob Elsas and his business associates and family.  Of special interest are:  ALS Jacob Elsas to Col. E.C. Hyatt, July 17, 1899 regarding Jewish attendance at services at his son's boarding school; ALS Jacob Elsas to Mr. Joseph Banigan, December 8, 1897 regarding a possible strike of mill hands; ALS Jacob Elsas to Chief Manly, December 1887 (letter 489) regarding a disturbance involving mill hands.

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    Fulton Bag and Cotton Mills

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