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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.)

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


Bunzl, Frederike Hamburger (Frances), 1920-2019

Stationery Industry and Trade
Paper Industry and Trade

Abram, Morris B., 1918-2000

Winecoff Hotel (Atlanta, Ga.)

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.)


Sigma Theta Pi
Greek Letter Societies, Jewish

Fires--Winecoff Hotel (Atlanta, Ga.)

Wiseberg, Arthur Aaron, 1876-1949

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

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