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Kahn, Ava Fran

Overview
Works: 42 works in 69 publications in 1 language and 1,751 library holdings
Genres: History  Exhibition catalogs  Sources  Biography  Interviews 
Roles: Author, Interviewer, Editor
Classifications: F596.3.J5, 973.04924
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Ava Fran Kahn
Jewish life in the American West : perspectives on migration, settlement, and community( Book )

6 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the history of Jewish life in the American West from the mid-nineteenth to the twentieth century, combining historical narrative with essays, photographs, mini-biographies, contemporary descriptions, diary entries, letters, maps, and more
Jews of the Pacific coast : reinventing community on America's edge by Ellen Eisenberg( Book )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

California Jews( Book )

6 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jewish voices of the California gold rush : a documentary history, 1849-1880( Book )

3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Transnational traditions : new perspectives on American Jewish history by Ava Fran Kahn( Book )

7 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows the extensive bonds that flourished among Jews around the world, linked through the United States, the most popular destination spot in the great age of migration. The book proves both the fluidity of national boundaries and the centrality of the United States in modern Jewish history
Pragmatists in the Promised Land : American immigrant voluntary associations in Israel, 1948-1978 by Ava Fran Kahn( )

7 editions published between 1989 and 1997 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Birth of a community : Jews & the Gold Rush : a teacher's resource guide for grades 4-6, 7-9, 10-adult by Leslie Brenner( Book )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relates the history of Jewish pioneers to California during the Gold Rush, outlining their reasons for coming, and their way of life once they arrived. The history of early Jewish settlements in San Francisco and Sacramento, and in Gold Rush mining communities is explored
Mr. Shachel : [interview] by Shachel( Book )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Practical visionary : Bessie Gotsfeld and American Mizrachi women, 1924-1948 by Ava Fran Kahn( Book )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

[Avigdor Warshaw]( Book )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Birth of a community : Jews & the Gold Rush( Visual )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

This program relates the history of Jewish pioneers to California during the Gold Rush, outlining their reasons for coming, and their way of life once they arrived. The history of early Jewish settlements in San Francisco and Sacramento, and in Gold Rush mining communities is explored
[Gert and Ben Hattis]( Book )

1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

They came, they saw, they organized : the Association of Americans and Canadians in Israel by Ava Fran Kahn( Book )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

[Jacob Brodsky]( Book )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

[Sylvia Shapiro]( Recording )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

[Lee Levine]( Book )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

[Bernard Resnikoff]( Recording )

1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Incidents of travel and adventure in the far West : with Col. Frémont's last expedition across the Rocky Mountains ; including three months' residence in Utah, and a perilous trip across the great American desert to the Pacific by Solomon Nunes Carvalho( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

"In August 1853, an American-born Sephardic Jew, Solomon Nunes Carvalho, accepted John Fremont's invitation to join his fifth expedition to find the best overland route to California. A Baltimore artist, inventor, and daguerreotypist, Carvalho was given the job of creating a photographic record of the lands and peoples along the way."
[Jamie Friedman]( Book )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

[Meir and Dvora Schasberg]( Recording )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Jewish life in the American West : perspectives on migration, settlement, and community
Alternative Names
Kahn, Ava F.

Kahn, Ava Fran

Languages
English (47)

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Jews of the Pacific coast : reinventing community on America's edgeCalifornia JewsJewish voices of the California gold rush : a documentary history, 1849-1880Incidents of travel and adventure in the far West : with Col. Frémont's last expedition across the Rocky Mountains ; including three months' residence in Utah, and a perilous trip across the great American desert to the Pacific