Ghinsberg (Samuel) papers, 1919-1966.

Samuel Ghinsberg was born in Romania and immigrated to the U.S. in 1900. He served as the first executive director of the Oakland Jewish Welfare Federation (1918-1922) and as a district manager for the Jewish Consumptive Relief Association of California. During World War I, he worked for the Jewish Welfare Board.

Correspondence; articles and clippings; and My Exciting Exodus, a manuscript by Ghinsberg that describes both how, in 1900, he led thousands of Jews from Romania and Russia to the U.S. and his meeting with Theodor Herzl.

Collection Information
Ghinsberg, Samuel
1 folder.
Collection #: 
BANC MSS 2010/504