Primarily Christmas cards and holiday cards received by Behrendt; some senders were well-known names in the movie industry.
Sam Behrendt was a successful insurance salesman in Los Angeles in the teens and twenties. As early as 1924 he operated the
Behrendt-Levy Company, which underwrote about 75% of the movie industry's insurance. He was a second-generation Angeleno,
as his father was German-born Los Angeles pioneer of 1852, Caspare Behrendt.
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