American Jewish Congress, Northern California Division records, 1959-1982

The American Jewish Congress (AJC) was founded

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Author / Creator: 
American Jewish Congress. Northern California Division.
Size: 
10 cartons and 1 box (10.4 linear feet)
Collection #: 
BANC MSS 2010/702

Magnes (Beatrice L.) family papers and photographs, 1861-1977

Beatrice Lowenstein was born in 1879 in New York City to Benedict and Sophia (Mendelson) Lowenstein.

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Author / Creator: 
Magnes, Beatrice L.
Size: 
2 boxes (.8 linear feet)
Collection #: 
BANC MSS 2010/710

Gerstley (James Mack and Elizabeth Lilienthal) family papers, 1867-2003

James Mack Gerstley and Elizabeth Lilienthal married at the home of Madeleine Russell in Atherton in 1934.

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Author / Creator: 
Gerstley, James Mack, 1907-2007
Author / Creator: 
Gerstley, Elizabeth, 1913-2007
Size: 
11 cartons, 13 oversize boxes, and 4 oversize folders (17.2 linear feet)
Collection #: 
BANC MSS 2010/607

Tennenbaum (Elie and Stella Reich) papers, 1920-1984

Elie Jacques Tennenbaum was born in Krakow in 1917 to Leon Tennenbaum and Rose Stern.

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Author / Creator: 
Tennenbaum, Elie Jacques, 1917-1999
Author / Creator: 
Tennenbaum, Stella Reich, 1916-2004
Size: 
1 carton, 1 box, and 1 oversize folder (1.2 linear feet)
Collection #: 
BANC MSS 2010/654

Netivot Shalom Congregation records, 1989-2007

Congregation Netivot Shalom was founded in 1989 in Berkeley, California as an egalitarian Conservative congregation. Its founding Rabbi was Stuart Kelman.

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Author / Creator: 
Netivot Shalom Congregation (Berkeley, Calif.)
Size: 
1 carton and 2 boxes (1.8 linear feet)
Collection #: 
BANC MSS 2010/669

Jelenko (Thérèse) papers and photographs, 1899-1960

Thérèse Jelenko was born Theresa Ehrman in 1884. The daughter of Jennie Rosenthal Ehrman and Herman Ehrman, Thérèse grew up in San Francisco, where she nurtured her talent as a pianist.

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Author / Creator: 
Jelenko, Thérèse, 1884-1967
Size: 
2 boxes (.8 linear feet)
Collection #: 
BANC MSS 2010/603

Burstein (Elliot) papers, 1920-1969

Elliot Burstein served as a rabbi for San Francisco's Congregation Beth Israel for forty-two years (1927-1969).

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Author / Creator: 
Burstein, Elliot Maurice, 1898-1975
Size: 
4 cartons (4 linear feet)
Collection #: 
BANC MSS 2010/682

Bushell (Hiram) papers, 1921-1935

Hiram Bushell, born in Russia in 1882, arrived in Sacramento, California in the 1920s and opened a small hardware store.

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Author / Creator: 
Bushell, Hiram, 1882-1953
Size: 
1 box (.2 linear feet)
Collection #: 
BANC MSS 2010/622

Bubes (Rachel) correspondence and telegram, 1923-1924.

Rachel Bubes attempted to bring her brother-in-law, Haim Stankkevich, and his family to the U.S.

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Author / Creator: 
Bubes, Rachel
Size: 
1 folder.
Collection #: 
BANC MSS 2010/527

Bronstein (David Michael) papers and photographs, 1911-1962.

David Michael Bronstein was born in the Ukraine in 1880 and learned the tailoring trade from his father.

Collection Information
Author / Creator: 
Bronstein, David Michael
Size: 
1 folder.
Collection #: 
BANC MSS 2010/561