Sam Massell

Sam Massell was elected mayor of Atlanta in 1969, the first Jew to hold that office in the city. Massell's uncle was Ben Massell, one of Atlanta's premier builders and developers during the mid-twentieth century.

Courtesy of William Breman Jewish Heritage Museum, Ida Pearle and Joseph Cuba Community Archives and Genealogy Center

Courtesy of Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries