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
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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