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Charles and Kalman Haas founded Haas Brothers, Inc., a prominent wholesale grocery business in nineteenth-century California.
Consists of individual portraits of member of the Haas and Lilienthal families, photographs of weddings, and other family gatherings (in Lake Tahoe and on Mount Tamapais), and photographs of the
Abraham Haas (1847 -1921) was born in Reckendorf, Bavaria and immigrated to Portland, Oregon at age 16 to work in a grocery store established by his cousins, Charles, Samuel, and Kalman Haas.
Bertha Greenebaum Haas was the wife of prominent San Francisco merchant William Haas and mother of Charles, Alice, and Florine Haas.
Elise Stern Haas was born in San Francisco on Oct. 29, 1893, the only child of Rosalie Meyer and Sigmund Stern.
William Haas was born in Bavaria and immigrated to San Francisco in the 1860s.
Alice Sachs Hamburg was born in 1905 in Wilton, South Dakota to Jewish immigrants from Lithuania.
Samuel Harris was the son of Moses and Libby Harris of Oakland, California.
Born in Vilna, Lithuania; immigrated to the U.S. and lived briefly in San Francisco, before settling in Oakland (1903). She went to work at an early age to help support her family.