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In 1984, The Magnes acquired a unique portfolio of botanical drawings made in Israel by Shmuel (Samuel) Lerner, a Ukraine-born amateur artist from California.
Images from the Western Jewish Americana archives of The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and
Jewish Life in Gold Rush San Francisco: A Letter from Julius Eckman to Solomon Nunes Carvalho (1855)
Letter from Julius Eckman to Solomon Nunes Carvalho
San Francisco, March 15, 1855
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
Cantor Reuben H.
On February 22, 1956, the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles, California, was filled by a crowd of opera-goers, rushing to attend
Jewish roots in China can be traced from the 9th century when Jewish merchants thought to be from Persia reached China by wa
Founded in 1853, the Sonora Hebrew Cemetery was the first cemetery in the Gold Rush Region.