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Glaser, Eleanor

Overview
Works: 50 works in 59 publications in 1 language and 116 library holdings
Genres: Interviews  Biography  History 
Roles: Interviewer
Classifications: ML416.A73, 786.5092
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Eleanor Glaser
Ludwig Altman : a well-tempered musician's unfinished journey through life by Ludwig Altman( Book )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pat Brown : friends and campaigners( Book )

1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A life devoted to art : the San Francisco Asian Art Society and the San Francisco Asian Art Museum by Marjorie W Bissinger( )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Early years, born in San Francisco; husband Paul Bissinger; second marriage to Bob Seller after Paul's death; role in founding the Asian Art Museum, relationship with Avery Brundage
President, Jewish Community Federation of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma counties, 1984-1986 : by Ronald H Kaufman( )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Family life, Tucson, father's activities on behalf of Israel; University of California, Berkeley M.B.A., 1959; marriage to Barbara Kassner; starts real estate firm specializing in rehabilitation and preservation; president, Jewish Family Service Agency, and vice president and co-founder, National Assn. of Jewish Family and Children's Agencies; San Francisco-based Jewish Community Federation: founder and first chairman, Leadership Development Committee, given Lloyd W. Dinkelspiel Memorial Award, 1972, fundraising, committee membership, president, 1984-1986; reforming Jewish Agency; demographic study, direct allocation to Israel; Jewish Community Endowment Fund
Former executive director, Jewish Community Federation of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma counties, 1974-1991 : by Brian Lurie( Book )

2 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Family background, Jewish community, Cleveland, OH; education at Lafayette College, and Hebrew Union College, 1964-1969; rabbinical student in Israel during 1967 War; assistant rabbi, Congregation Emmanu-El, San Francisco, 1969-1972; assistant to executive, United Jewish Appeal of Greater New York, 1972-1974; executive director, San Francisco-based Jewish Welfare Fund (renamed Jewish Community Federation), 1974-1991; management, staff, lay leaders, federation board and presidents, innovations, fundraising, allocations, confederation, demographic study, Jewish Community Endowment Fund, Jewish education, national federation trends, challenging United Jewish Appeal and Jewish Agency, projects in Israel; executive vice president, United Jewish Appeal, 1991
A reflection on the early years of the San Francisco Jewish Community Federation : by Samuel A Ladar( Book )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ladar describes his childhood in the Pacific Hebrew Orphan Ayslum, San Francisco; labor law practice in firm of Jesse H. Steinhart; San Francisco Committee for Service to Emigres, late 1930s, and Survey Committee; Jewish National Welfare Fund director, 1947; Fund merger with Jewish Welfare Federation, 1955; Federation work and civic and Jewish community activities. Includes interview with Ernest H. Weiner, executive director, San Francisco Bay Area American Jewish Committee, and Earl Raab, executive director emeritus, Jewish Community Relations Council
The Governor's Office under Edmund G. Brown, Sr. : and related material( )

in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Interviewees, and titles of interviews, as follows: photographs inserted. William Becker. Working for Civil Rights: With Unions, the Legislature, and Governor Pat Brown. Comments on National Farm Labor Union organizing in Imperial Valley, 1947-52; the California Committee for Fair Employment Practices and the Fair Employment Practices Commission; working as assistant for human rights in Brown's office. Warren Christopher. Special Counsel to the Governor: Recalling the Pat Brown Years. May Layne Bonnell Davis. An Appointment Secretary Reminisces. Richard Kline. Governor Brown's Faithful Advisor. Comments on work as travel secretary, directing campaign for fair housing against Proposition 14, the Watts riots in Los Angeles. Frank Mesplé. From Clovis to the Capitol: Building a Career as a Legislative Liaison. Comments on California Democratic Council, reapportionment, bracero program, governor's conflict with Jesse Unruh, etc. Cecil Poole. Executive Clemency and the Chessman Case. Comments also on civil rights issues
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

Peter Haas, a life : in his own words, with commentary by friends and associates by Peter E Haas( )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

California childhood; education in the west and in the east; Peter Haas and Levi Strauss; philanthropy; the Miriam and Peter Haas Fund; Tony Vermont, a horse with a mind of his own; memories of travel for the Council on Foreign Relations. Interspersed are reminiscences by Warren Hellman, Daniel Koshland, Rita Guiney, Phyllis Cook, Ann Wilson, Robert Fisher, John Kreidler, John Cash, C.D. Mote, John Gardner, Mimi Haas, Cheryl Polk, and Bruce Siever
President, Jewish Community Federation of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma Counties, 1967-1968 : by Robert E Sinton( Book )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sinton discusses his family background and ties to the San Francisco Jewish community; Navy service, WWII; fund-raising in the Jewish community, beginning in 1939; board member, San Francisco Jewish Community Center, 1950, president, 1954-1956; co-chairman, Jewish National Welfare Fund campaign, 1949; president, Jewish Welfare Federation, 1967-1968; merger of Jewish National Welfare Federation (now Jewish Community Federation), 1955; thoughts on the Holocaust, on Israel, family attitudes about Jewishness, the importance of personal civic improvement, and on board memberships
Executive of the San Francisco Community Relations Council, 1951-1987 ; advocate of minority rights and democratic pluralism : by Earl Raab( )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Early years, political activity, City College, NY; Army combat intelligence; marriage, writing for Commentary; to San Francisco, 1951, executive director Jewish Community Relations Council: issues of anti-Semitism, neo-Nazi activities, Soviet Jewish emigration, church and state, civi rights, black-Jewish relations; cooperation with Farm Workers Union, San Francisco and California Mental Health associations, Bay Area Human Relations Clearinghouse, Human Rights Commission, World Without War Council, San Francisco Organizing Project, American Association for the United Nations; discusses political environment of the sixties and seventies, Israel, retirement involvement with Jewish studies. Appendices include extensive examples of Raab's writings
Lifelong volunteer in San Francisco by Sylvia Lehmann (1902 - ) Stone( Book )

1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

President, Jewish Community Federation of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma counties, 1994-1996 : by Douglas M Heller( )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Family background, and business career with Levison Brothers Insurance Brokerage; president, Jewish Home for the Aged, 1991-1993; San Francisco-based Jewish Community Federation: committee assignments, 1971 Lloyd W. Dinkelspiel Memorial Award, 1975 campaign chairman; federation president: changes implemented, reflections on presidency, federation's role in community; affiliations with Concordia Club, temples Emanu-El and Beth Am, Menlo Circus Club
President, Jewish Community Federation of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma Counties, 1977-1978 : by Peter E Haas( Book )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Haas discusses his family background and community involvement, the Jewish Community Federation and related philanthropic organizations, his presidency of the United Bay Area Crusade (United Way) in 1972, the family business of Levi Strauss & Company
A well-tempered musician's unfinished journey through life : by Ludwig Altman( Book )

2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Altman recalls life in Germany and the rise of Nazism, his training in Berlin at the Academy for Church and School Music, and his emigration to the United States in 1937. He discusses his 50 year career as organist at Temple Emanu-El, and his 33 years with the San Francisco Symphony. He also recalls many outstanding musicians and conductors, including Alfred Hertz and Pierre Monteux
My life in the wine business in Europe and the United States by Alfred Fromm( Book )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Administration of Jewish philanthropy in San Francisco : by Sanford M Treguboff( )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses his work, and fund raising, with the San Francisco Committee for Service to Emigres, the United National Relief and Rehabilitation Administration in Germany, tracing displaced persons, and his career with the Federation of Jewish Charities and the Jewish National Welfare Fund. It also includes recollections of his childhood in Harbin, China, and his education at the University of California, Berkeley
Lifelong volunteer in San Francisco : by Sylvia L Stone( )

2 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Early years in San Francisco, educaiton at UC, Berkeley, newspaper work and marriages, work with the Jewish community and other volunteer, charity and community work in the Bay Area
President, Jewish Community Federation of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma counties, 1973-1974 : by Jesse Feldman( Book )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

President, Jewish Community Federation of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma Counties, 1988-1990 : by Annette R Dobbs( )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Family background, St. Louis, MO and San Diego, CA, Depression years; marriage to Harold Dobbs, 1941, five children, assisting his political campaigns, Mel's Drive-Ins; federation's women's division president, 1972-1974; San Francisco-based Jewish Community Federation: campaign chairman, 1978, involvement with Israel, Project Renewal, Jewish education, challenges to Jewish Agency, "Who is a Jew" issue; president, 1988-1990: strategic planning, rescue of Ethiopian and Soviet Jews; national and local Jewish organizations: national vice president, United Jewish Appeal, board of trustees, United Israel Appeal, first woman board member, Concordia-Argonaut Club
 
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