Camp Kelowa (Huntington Lake) Publicity Book, 1931

Camp Kelowa publicity book   
San Francisco, California, 1931
Scrapbook
The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, Gift of David Kupfer, 2009.27.1

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Author / Creator: 
Louis and Emma Blumenthal
Collection #: 
2009.27.1
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Jewish Foodways in San Francisco, California

Images from the Western Jewish Americana archives of The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and

Diller's Kosher Restaurant, San Francisco.jpg

Historic Videos from the Western Jewish Americana collections

Video digitized by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) supported in part by the U.S.

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

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BANC MSS 2010/513
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Congregation Sherith Israel (San Francisco)

San Francisco's Congregation Sherith Israel was founded in 1851, the same year as the city's other leading Jewish congregation, Emanu-El.

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Author / Creator: 
Sherith Israel (Congregation) (San Francisco, Calif.)
Size: 
180 linear ft. (110 record cartons, 22 document boxes, 7 half-size document boxes, and 60 oversize flat boxes)
Collection #: 
WJHC 1968.006 AR1

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)
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1.6 linear ft. (1 document box and 1 oversize flat box)
Collection #: 
WJHC 1967.047 AR1
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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