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Birth of a community : Jews & the Gold Rush

Author: Bill Chayes; Elisabeth D Friedman; Joy Carlin; Judah L. Magnes Memorial Museum.; Ergo Media Inc.
Publisher: Teaneck, NJ : Ergo Media Inc., 1996.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Bill Chayes; Elisabeth D Friedman; Joy Carlin; Judah L. Magnes Memorial Museum.; Ergo Media Inc.
ISBN: 1560821876 9781560821878
OCLC Number: 45809660
Notes: Originally produced in 1994.
Credits: Producer/director, Bill Chayes ; editor, Kitty Rea ; music, Jon Herbst ; script, Elisabeth Friedman.
Performer(s): Narrator, Joy Carlin.
Description: 1 videocassette (40 min.) : sd., col. and b&w ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Other Titles: Jews & the Gold Rush
Jews and the Gold Rush
Responsibility: a production of Judah L. Magnes Museum.

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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.

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