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Lillian Mattimore was born in the Jewish ghetto of Shanghai, a community made up of refugees from Nazi-occupied Europe.
In 1906, Isaac Meyer Handelsman (later Isaac Meyers) emigrated from London, England to Montreal, Canada. By 1908, Meyers was in Warren, Michigan, where he worked as a farmer.
Oakland's Modern Day School was founded in 1957, an outgrowth of the Hebrew day school movement.
Helen Motto was born in Warsaw, Poland and immigrated to the United States as a child. She married Jacob Motto and moved to Santa Barbara in 1923.
Hospital in Denver, Colorado established in 1899 to help "consumptives" (i.e., people suffering from tuberculosis).
Correspondence that Bernhard Neustadter (who lived in California in the late 1880s) received from his family in Berlin and Posen (now Poznań, in Poland) and a letter which he sent to his wife, Ad
Ira Nowinski is a photographer based in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Herta Silbermann Rapp fled Germany in 1939 with her first husband, Walter Fabian, and went to Bolivia.
Reuben Rinder served as the cantor of San Francisco's Congregation Emanu-El (1913-1959) and as its cantor emeritus (1959-1966).
Matthew Ritchie was born in Brooklyn, N.Y. in 1907. From 1946 to 1960, he served as an internal revenue agent in Phoenix, Ariz.