The Judah L. Magnes Museum

A gallery of media resources (images, video and audio documents) about the history of the Judah L. Magnes Museum.

Videos of Seymour Fromer

A selection of video interviews with Seymour Fromer (1922-2009), co-founder of the

The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life

Image resources from The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life

linoit – online stickies

The Magnes shares its work in progress via lino's online "stikies" and canvases.

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The Elkind Family in the San Francisco Fillmore District (1930s)

Prepared by Risa Elkind Nye from family documents.

Bassya and Philip Bibel papers, 1813-1969

Bassya (Maltzer) Bibel (1908-1980) was a poet, author, secretary, and an actress. She arrived to San Francisco in 1921 from Kopaygorod, Podolia (Kopayhorod in modern Ukraine).

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Author / Creator: 
Bibel, Bassya (1908-1986)
Bibel, Philip (1909-2006)
Size: 
1.6 linear ft. (1 document box and 1 oversize flat box)
Collection #: 
WJHC 1967.047 AR1
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Journeys East

 

Christmas Parties at 2007 Franklin Street (1954-1971): American-Jewish Family Life in the Haas-Lilienthal House of San Francisco

Elizabeth Lilienthal Gerstley's Christmas Parties album contains 201 photographs taken inside the Haas Lilient

A Festival of Faith: The Musical Legacy of Cantor Reuben Rinder

Cantor Reuben H.

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Collection #: 
WJHC 1970.005 AR1

Making Things Happen: The American Premiere of Darius Milhaud's Opera "David" (1956)

On February 22, 1956, the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles, California, was filled by a crowd of opera-goers, rushing to attend

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Collection #: 
WJHC 1970.002 AR1