Chi Phi Sigma Club scrapbooks and photographs, circa 1937-1993

Chi Phi Sigma was an Oakland, California club for Jewish girls between the ages of 16 and 18. The club was organized in 1937 for social and philanthropic pursuits.

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Author / Creator: 
Chi Phi Sigma Club (Oakland, Calif.)
Size: 
1 box (.4 linear feet)
Collection #: 
BANC MSS 2010.629 (WJHC 1997.011 AR1)
Dates: 
1937 - 1993

Magnes collection of Western Jewish Americana obituaries and biographies

The collection consists of photocopies of obituaries and biographies for that appeared mainly in Western US Jewish newspapers and newsletters between the early 1970s and the late 2000s.

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Author / Creator: 
Judah L. Magnes Museum. Western Jewish History Center
Size: 
1 carton and 2 boxes (1.8 linear feet)
Collection #: 
BANC MSS 2010.740
Dates: 
1970 - 2008

Bresler (Boris) papers, 1939-2000

Boris Bresler was born in 1918 and raised in a Russian émigré Jewish community in Harbin, China.

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Author / Creator: 
Bresler, Boris, 1918-2000
Size: 
11 cartons (13.75 lf)
Collection #: 
BANC MSS 2010/742

Aleph Zadik Aleph, Monterey Bay Chapter, Number 355 charter, 1939 Oct.

Aleph Zadik Aleph was a boys organization created and supported by B'nai B'rith.

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Author / Creator: 
Aleph Zadik Aleph. Monterey Bay Chapter, Number 355 (Santa Cruz, Calif.)
Size: 
1 oversize folder
Collection #: 
BANC MSS 2010/662

Levy (Wolf) storefront lithograph, 1879

A lithograph print probably from a plate used to produce De Pue and Company's 1879 Atlas of Yolo County, California.

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Size: 
1 oversize folder
Collection #: 
BANC MSS 2010/660

Haselkorn (Abraham) papers, 1940-1980

Abraham Haselkorn achieved recognition for his service as a chaplain during World War II, and particularly for his work with displaced persons and war orphans.

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Author / Creator: 
Haselkorn, Abraham, 1905-1982
Size: 
1 folder
Collection #: 
BANC MSS 2010/549

Choynski (Harriet Ashim) recollections and family history, 1917

Harriet Ashim (1843-1925) was the daughter of California pioneers Morris B. and Rachel Ashim. She married Isidore Nathan Choynski, prominent San Francisco antiquarian bookseller.

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Author / Creator: 
Choynski, Harriet Ashim, 1843-1925
Size: 
1 folder
Collection #: 
BANC MSS 2010/572

Annual Report of Israel's Missionary Society of San Francisco, California, 1912

Israel's Missionary Society of San Francisco, founded circa 1910, was a women' s organization consisting of local Christian women interested in performing missionary work in the local Jewish

Collection Information
Author / Creator: 
Israel's Missionary Society of San Francisco, California
Size: 
1 folder
Collection #: 
BANC MSS 2010/571

Rader (Sigmund) papers and photographs, 1930-1936

Sigmund Rader was a violin teacher in the San Francisco Bay Area. He was born in 1894 in Pietrokov, Poland and studied music at the Budapest Conservatory of Music.

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Author / Creator: 
Rader, Sigmund, 1894-1961
Size: 
1 folder
Collection #: 
BANC MSS 2010/570

Navon (Elliot) Freemason certificate, 1920 Mar. 16

Elliot Navon was born on 10 Mar. 1890, in Constantinople, in the Ottoman Empire; in 1906, he and his family emigrated to the U.S.

Collection Information
Author / Creator: 
Navon, Elliot, 1890-1970
Size: 
1 folder
Collection #: 
BANC MSS 2010/547