Title:Adele Bloch Simon family papers, 1851-1969
Creator/Contributor:Simon, Adele Bloch, 1889-1969, creator
Creator/Contributor:Western Jewish History Center, 259.
Creator/Contributor:Judah L. Magnes Museum, WJHC 1975.010.
Creator/Contributor:Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life
Creator/Contributor:Online Archive of California
Genealogical information for the Simon, Bloch and Steinman families; some family documents; and photographs. Photographs include
one of Achille Bloch's butcher shop on Fillmore Street in San Francisco, portraits of Clara Steinman Bloch (wife of Achille
Bloch), the Steinman family, Adele Bloch Simon, K. Heller (father of Adelaide Steinman), and Esther Heller (mother of Adelaide
Simon, Adele Bloch -- 1889-1969 -- Archives
Butchers -- California -- San Francisco -- Photographs
Jews, French -- California -- San Francisco
Fillmore (San Francisco, Calif.) -- Photographs
Formerly: Western Jewish History Center Collection Number 259.
Formerly: Judah L. Magnes Museum Collection Number WJHC 1975.010.
Adele Bloch Simon family papers, BANC MSS 2010/564, The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, The Bancroft Library, University
of California, Berkeley.
Transfer; Judah L. Magnes Museum; 2010.
After arriving in San Francisco in 1849, John Steinman became proprietor of the New Atlantic Hotel. Clara Steinman, daughter
of John Steinman and Adelaide Heller, married Achille Bloch, who came to San Francisco in 1871, after emigrating from Alsace.
The daughter of Clara Steinman and Achille Bloch, Adele (1886-1969), married Richard Simon. Adele Bloch Simon was a founder
and first president of the Gough Oral Deaf Parent Teachers Association, initiated state legislation concerning education of
deaf children, and was involved in planning a PTA national program for handicapped children at a 1930 White House conference.
An officer of the National Council of Jewish Women and of its San Francisco Section, she was an observer for the General Federation
of Women's Clubs at the United Nations General Assembly in Paris, France in 1948.
Materials in English.
Type:Family papers-California-San Francisco.
1 folder and 1 oversize folder.
BANC MSS 2010/564
BANC MSS 2010/564 oversize folder 1