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Aaron Rogat family papers, 1910-1965.
BANC MSS 2010/730 box 1; BANC MSS 2010/730
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Aaron Rogat family papers, 1910-1965


Rogat, Aaron., creator


Rogat, Yosal.


Western Jewish History Center, 239.


Judah L. Magnes Museum, WJHC 1977.008.


Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life


This collection consists of some family documents, photographs, as well as some materials reflecting Aaron Rogat's interest in anarchism. Included is a a small amount of correspondence, including a letter Rogat wrote to members of the Furrier's Union in 1951; newspaper clippings; a transcript from the 1940 deportation proceedings of Marcus Graham, who was accused by immigration officials of being an anarchist; a summons for Aaron Rogat from the criminal court of Los Angeles concerning charges of battery; a booklet entitled "The Eichmann Trial and the Rule of Law," written by Yosal Rogat (Aaron's son); a booklet listing "Lady Prisoners" at the Akatooy Central Political Prison in Siberia (circa 1910); four postcards from a series of postcards depicting "Martyrs of Bolshevism" produced in the 1920s by the Joint Committee for the Defense of Revolutionists Imprisoned in Russia (including cards for David Kogan, Aron Baron, Alexandra Jzmailovitch, and Maris Spiridovova); four postcards with rich color illustrations of Spanish anarchists of the Spanish Civil War years (including cards for Francisco Ascaso, Buenaventura Durruti, Francisco Ferrer Y Guardia, Enrique Malatesta, and Anselmo Lorenzo).


1910 (issued)


n-us-ca -- n-us---
Graham, Marcus -- 1893-1985
Rogat, Aaron -- Archives
Assault and battery -- California -- Los Angeles
Deportation -- United States
Jewish anarchists -- United States
Anarchists -- Spain
Anarchists -- Soviet Union
Jews -- California -- Los Angeles
United States -- Emigration and immigration


Formerly: Western Jewish History Center Collection Number 239.
Formerly: Judah L. Magnes Museum Collection Number WJHC 1977.008.
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.
Aaron Rogat family papers, BANC MSS 2010/730, The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Transfer; Judah L. Magnes Museum; 2010.
Aaron Rogat was a member of the Furriers Union in Los Angeles. His son, Yosal, became an attorney.


Correspondence-California-Los Angeles.
Photographs-California-Los Angeles.
Summons-California-Los Angeles.

Physical Description:

1 box (.2 linear feet)




BANC MSS 2010/730 box 1
BANC MSS 2010/730



Copyright Note:

COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.