This collection includes research notes, newspaper clippings and copies of original source material on San Diego's Jewish
pioneers, and some notables of the 19th & 20th century. There are personal photos and copies of her short stories, articles
Audrey Karsh (1926-2007) was an English teacher who was born in Boston. When she moved San Diego in the 1960's from Tacoma,
Washington, she worked in local government. A prolific writer and historian, she published articles on San Diego Jewish history
which appeared in Western States Jewish History Journal: "Mothers and Daughters of Old San Diego", "San Diego Pioneering Ladies
and Their Contributions", "Hyman Mannasse: San Diego and Arizona Saga", which later appeared in Old Town New, An Enjoyment
of San Diego Jewish History. One article, Mannasse Chico: The Enlightened Merchant, for which she won the 1974 Ben B. Rubin
Award from the San Diego Historical Society's Institute of History, was included in the American Jewish Historical Society's
five-volume work, "Jewish People in America".
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Two record cartons
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