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Louis Elkus (1826-1904) was an early pioneer and merchant in the Sacramento area, as well as a president of Sacramento's Congregation B'nai Israel (1861-1890).
The Emanu-El Sisterhood for Personal Service was founded in 1894 as a neighborhood center and settlement house.
Probable survivor of the San Francisco earthquake and fire, 1906.
Letter that Epstein wrote to Rabbi Isaac Leeser, announcing the establishment of B'nai Hashalom, a new Hebrew congregation i
The Eureka Benevolent Association, one of San Francisco's earliest philanthropic organizations, was formed in 1850 "[to] afford aid and relief to indigent, sick, and infirm Jews; to bury the dea
Philanthropic organization founded in San Francisco most likely in 1849.
Fishman was born in 1924, in Petaluma, Calif., to Russia immigrants.
Belle Fligelman Winestine (1891-1985) was a Montana feminist, journalist, author, and supporter of the arts. In 1916, she became an administrative assistant to Congresswoman Jeannette Rankin.
Daughter of Pepi Sophie
Gertrude (Gertie) Lapidaire was born to Emil and Bertha Lapidaire in Virginia City, Nevada in 1882. In 1902, she married Louis M.