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The collection consists of a letter written, in 1855, by Julius Eckman, the rabbi of San Francisco’s Congregation Emanu-El, to Solomon Nunes Carvalho, who served as the official photographer of Joh
Harold Edelstein was president of the Manasse-Block Tanning Company in Berkeley, Calif.; member of the Advisory Committee of
Lily Podvidz (1915-1981) was born in San Francisco and lived in Petaluma, California during the 1920s. She later worked in Washington, D.C.
Louis Elkus (1826-1904) was an early pioneer and merchant in the Sacramento area, as well as a president of Sacramento's Congregation B'nai Israel (1861-1890).
The Emanu-El Sisterhood for Personal Service was founded in 1894 as a neighborhood center and settlement house.
Probable survivor of the San Francisco earthquake and fire, 1906.
Letter that Epstein wrote to Rabbi Isaac Leeser, announcing the establishment of B'nai Hashalom, a new Hebrew congregation i
The Eureka Benevolent Association, one of San Francisco's earliest philanthropic organizations, was formed in 1850 "[to] afford aid and relief to indigent, sick, and infirm Jews; to bury the dea
Philanthropic organization founded in San Francisco most likely in 1849.
Fishman was born in 1924, in Petaluma, Calif., to Russia immigrants.