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Western Jewish History Center

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Works: 172 works in 229 publications in 2 languages and 729 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Conference proceedings  Personal narratives‡vJewish  Catalogs  Genealogy  Bibliography  Archives  Bibliography‡vCatalogs  Sources 
Classifications: F596.3.J5, 978.004924
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Most widely held works by Western Jewish History Center
The Jews of the West, the metropolitan years by Conference on Western Jewish History ( Book )
2 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Taking risks : a Jewish youth in the Soviet partisans and his unlikely life in California by Joseph Pell ( Book )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
House of harmony : Concordia-Argonaut's first 130 years by Bernice Scharlach ( Book )
1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The name is familiar : an historical portrait of Bay Area Jewry from the Magnes collections : October 21, 1990-February 24, 1991 by Judah L. Magnes Museum ( Book )
2 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
San Francisco Jews : old traditions on a new frontier : a bicentennial portrait by Western Jewish History Center ( Book )
1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Family history guide by Moses Rischin ( Book )
1 edition published in 1968 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Continuum-- : a selective history of San Francisco Eastern European Jewish life, 1880-1940 by Ruth Kelson Rafael ( Book )
1 edition published in 1977 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Catalog of manuscripts collections by Suzanne Nemiroff ( Book )
1 edition published in 1977 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Catalog of western Jewish periodicals, 1849-1945, at the Western Jewish History Center and guide to the resources at other depositories by Suzanne Nemiroff ( Book )
1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The family of Isaac and Rebecca Harris by Rowena Lipman ( Book )
1 edition published in 1970 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jewish life in Northern California : Pacific pioneers, 1849-1945 ( Book )
1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Koret Foundation : 25 years as a catalyst for positive change by Stephen M Dobbs ( Book )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A retrospective chronology of the Koret Foundation's first 25 years, including the first published biography of founder Joseph Koret. From its beginning in 1979 the book tells the story of the Koret Foundation's evolution from traditional grantmaker, funding social welfare programs, to social innovator, employing entrepreneurial approaches to address societal challenges through policy models and initiatives
The responsibilities and rewards of involvement by Marcel Hirsch ( Book )
1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Michael Caminetsky papers by Michael Caminetsky ( Book )
in Russian and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The collection consists primarily of personal and legal documents from Michael Caminetsky's life in Imperial Russia, including his Russian language army registration (1876), his family's merchant license (1869), a death certificate for a family member (possibly a brother), a passport from 1872, a subpoena to bear witness on behalf of "Citizen Keisel Verman" (1873), a promissory note (1774), a certificate from the Czar granting permission to travel within Russia, a birth certificate for Caminetsky's son, a circumcision document for Itsco Aaron (1874), a certificate of Caminetsky's partnership in a bakery business with Volka Pinchus Ruvinovitch (1881)
Samuel Ghinsberg papers by Samuel Ghinsberg ( )
in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Correspondence; articles and clippings; and My Exciting Exodus, a manuscript by Ghinsberg that describes both how, in 1900, he led thousands of Jews from Romania and Russia to the U.S. and his meeting with Theodor Herzl
Emanu-El Residence Club of San Francisco records by Calif.) Emanu-El Residence Club (San Francisco ( )
in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The collection consists of eleven series: Board of Directors; Executive Director Correspondence; Resident Girls Application Cards; Residents Financial Statements; Resident Correspondence; Resident, Other; Building; Program, General; Scrapbooks; Photographs; and Financial
Simon Julius Lubin papers by Simon Julius Lubin ( )
in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The collection consists of typed manuscripts of writings and speeches by Simon Lubin dating from 1902 to 1933, eulogies and obituaries, clippings, and photographs. The writings and speeches address topics relating to Judaism, education, immigration, and other social, political, and economic issues
Moritz Winter papers by Moritz Winter ( )
in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The collection includes doctoral and rabbinical certificates from Germany; clippings (1941-1956); a musical program autographed by Yehudi Menuhin; a scrapbook; two letters from Rabbi William Stern; and a photograph of Rabbi Winter giving an Eternal Light Medal to the first Jewish Boy Scout in Oakland to have received the honor
A. Goldberg land deed by A Goldberg ( Book )
1 edition published in 1860 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Collection consists of a handwritten 1860 Yolo County land deed for A. Goldberg
Fanny Jaffe Sharlip memoirs by Fanny Jaffe Sharlip ( Book )
1 edition published in 1947 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The collection consists of handwritten notebooks and a typescript of "My Memoirs" that describe her early family life in Russia, interactions between Jews and gentiles, immigration to the U.S., settlement and family life in California, and her reaction to the 1906 San Francisco earthquake and fire. The memoir also provides her impressions of radical labor leaders Emma Goldman and Job Harriman and descriptions of her lifelong work in social service and with individuals stricken with tuberculosis
 
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Alternative Names
Berkeley. Western Jewish History Center
Judah L. Magnes Memorial Museum Berkeley, Calif Western Jewish History Center
Judah L. Magnes Memorial Museum. Western Jewish History Center
Judah L. Magnes Museum. Western Jewish History Center
Judah L. Magnus Memorial Museum (Berkeley, Calif.). Western Jewish History Center
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