Esther Brenner was a dedicated
community advocate active in many civic and Jewish organizations in Los Angeles, including
The "1939" Club—a fraternal organization of Holocaust survivors founded in 1952. During the
late twentieth century Brenner served as a member of the Yearbook Editorial Committee on the
club's Board of Directors. The
Esther Brenner "1939" Club
Collection documents aspects of Brenner's involvement within
the organization, especially the planning of the 42nd Anniversary Celebration in 1994 and
the club's annual yearbook.
Esther Lerner Brenner was born in Washington, D.C. on July 27, 1931. She was the second
child of Jewish immigrants from Palestine and Lithuania.
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