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Manuscript
1862-1968
Paper
.2 cubic feet

Harry Silverman was a leading cigar dealer and restaurateur of Atlanta. He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1861. He moved with his family to Atlanta in 1875. In 1887 he married Sarah Cohen the daughter of Regina Abrahams and Jonas Loeb Cohen. He served his country during the Spanish-American War and later as a member of the National Guard of Georgia. Harry's and Sarah's daughter Helen married Aaron Arthur Wiseberg. Their daughter Harriet married Sidney Greenblatt. Sidney Greenblatt is the son of Samuel and Bertha Greenblatt. Samuel (Sam) was also a veteran of the Spanish American War and returned to Atlanta to run numerous successful business including the American Laundry. The collection consists of correspondence, a bill of sale for a slave named Harriet, 1862, a published biography of Crawford W. Long, photocopies of newspaper articles, genealogies and family histories. Arranged in alphabetical order by subject and chronologically within each folder.

Mss 143

Harry Silverman Family Papers

27 Related Subjects

Slavery - United States


Silverman, Harry, 1861-1925


Long, Crawford Williamson, 1815-1878


Etowah Cafe (Atlanta, Ga.)
Restaurants

Shulhafer, Philip, 1898-1961


Asher, Helen Elsas, 1906-1994


Montag Bros., Inc. (Atlanta, Ga.)
Stationery Industry and Trade; Paper Industry and Trade

Massell, Benjamin J., Sr., 1886-1962


Genealogy


Bunzl, Frederike Hamburger (Frances), 1920-2019


Stationery Industry and Trade
Paper Industry and Trade

Abram, Morris B., 1918-2000


Winecoff Hotel (Atlanta, Ga.)
Hotels

Silverman, Helen Cohen (- 1963)


Silverman, Sarah Cohen, 1864-1894


Cohen, Regina Abrahams, 1839-1918


Wiseberg, Clara Hirschfield, 1844-1912


Wiseberg, Morris, 1832-1913


Fulton Bag and Cotton Mills (Atlanta, Ga.)
Mills and Mill-work

Kaliska, William G., 1886-1945


Kaliska, Regina Silverman, 1892-1946


Mayfair Club (Atlanta, Ga.)
Clubs

Clubs


Sigma Theta Pi
Greek Letter Societies, Jewish

Fires--Winecoff Hotel (Atlanta, Ga.)
Disasters

Wiseberg, Arthur Aaron, 1876-1949


Wiseberg, Arthur A., Jr. (Arthur Whitehill), 1924-2011


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