San Francisco Jewish Community Center records, 1877-1979

San Francisco's Young Men's Hebrew Association (YMHA) was formed in 1877, and the city's Young Women's Hebrew Association (YWHA) was formed in 1914. They combined in 1924.

Collection Information
Author / Creator: 
San Francisco Jewish Community Center
Size: 
32 cartons, 2 boxes, 5 oversize boxes, 2 oversize folders (34.6 linear feet)
Collection #: 
BANC MSS 2010/699

Jewish Council of 1933 records, 1943-1978

The Jewish Council of 1933, Inc. was created by a group of refugees from Nazi Germany in San Francisco to reaffirm their faith in democracy and to help each other acclimate and assimilate.

Collection Information
Author / Creator: 
Jewish Council of 1933
Size: 
2 boxes (.8 linear feet)
Collection #: 
BANC MSS 2010/618

Jewish Federation of the Sacramento Region records, 1944-1982

The Jewish Federation of the Sacramento Region was created in 1921 and incorporated in 1948.

Collection Information
Author / Creator: 
Jewish Federation of the Sacramento Region
Size: 
1 linear ft. (2 document boxes)
Collection #: 
BANC MSS 2010/744 (WJHC 1979.009 AR1)
Dates: 
1948 - 1986

Jonas (Abraham) papers, 1885-1966

Abraham Jonas was born in Rogasen, Posen, Germany in 1855 to Rev. Joachim and Amalia (Dresner) Jonas. He immigrated to the United States when he was 18 and moved to Oakland, California in 1875.

Collection Information
Author / Creator: 
Jonas, Abraham, 1855-1923
Size: 
2 boxes and 3 oversize boxes (2.6 linear feet)
Collection #: 
BANC MSS 2010/711

Kahn family papers, 1887-1902

Israel Kahn (1822-1883), who married Sarah Bauer (1828-1888), founded Kahn's Department Store in Oakland, Calif.

Collection Information
Author / Creator: 
Kahn family
Size: 
1 box, 1 oversize box, and 1 oversize folder.
Collection #: 
BANC MSS 2010/623

Kahn (Florence Prag and Julius) family papers, 1852-1948

JCollection Information

Author / Creator: 
Kahn, Julius, 1861-1924
Author / Creator: 
Kahn, Florence P.
Size: 
1 carton, 1 box, 1 oversize box, and 1 oversize folder (1.6 linear feet)
Collection #: 
BANC MSS 2010/642

Kahn (Kenneth) collection on the Petaluma Jewish Community, [n.d.]

The collection consists of copies of various materials that Kenneth Kann compiled and used while doing research for his books about the Jewish community in Petaluma, Calif., including the titles

Collection Information
Author / Creator: 
Kahn, Kenneth
Size: 
2 cartons (2.5 linear feet)
Collection #: 
BANC MSS 2010/746 (WJHC 1993.004 AR1)

Kelber, J. M. (Jehiel M.) papers, 1953-1961

J. M. Kelber, whose family came from Russia, lived in Northern California.  Kelber served as the chairman of the Israel Committee and of the Israel Bond Drive (1954-1961).

Collection Information
Author / Creator: 
Kelber, J. M. (Jehiel M.), (d.1972)
Size: 
1 box (.2 linear feet)
Collection #: 
BANC MSS 2010/749 (WJHC 1990.004 AR1)
Dates: 
1953 - 1961

Kline (Emanuel) papers, 1910-1938.

Emanuel Kline was the first judge and prosecuting attorney in Jarbidge, Nev. (1910).

Collection Information
Author / Creator: 
Kline, Emanuel (b. 1870)
Size: 
1 folder.
Collection #: 
BANC MSS 2010/525

Knights of Pythias name cards, circa 1890-1910.

The Knights of Pythias is a fraternal organization established to promote friendship, charity, and benevolence

Collection Information
Author / Creator: 
Knights of Pythias, Lodge 139 (Newman, California)
Size: 
1 folder.
Collection #: 
BANC MSS 2010/521