Exhibitions

Videos, clips, interviews, installation stories and gallery tours about the exhibitions of The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life. 

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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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Collection #: 
BANC MSS 2010/513
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Esther Scrolls

Western Jewish Americana Archives

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