Title:Julius Eckman letter, 1855
Creator/Contributor:Eckman, Julius, 1805-1874, creator
Creator/Contributor:Judah L. Magnes Museum, WJHC 1991.006.
Creator/Contributor:Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life
Letter from Julius Eckman, Rabbi of San Francisco's Congregation Emanu-El, to Solomon Nunes Carvalho, who served as the official
photographer of John C. Fremont's expedition (1853-1854). In the letter, Eckman discusses the situation and level of observance
of Jews in 1850s San Francisco, even mentioning the celebration of a Jewish wedding feast in a beer house. Folder includes
type-written transcription of the letter.
Eckman, Julius -- 1805-1874 -- Correspondence
Carvalho, Solomon Nunes -- 1815-1897 -- Correspondence
Photographers -- United States -- Correspondence
Formerly: Judah L. Magnes Museum Collection Number WJHC 1991.006.
Julius Eckman letter, BANC MSS 2010/513, The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, The Bancroft Library, University of
Transfer; Judah L. Magnes Museum; 2010.
Rabbi of San Francisco's Congregation Emanu-El in 1854 and 1855. Publisher of The Weekly Gleaner, a San Francisco Jewish newspaper,
starting in 1857.
Materials in English.
BANC MSS 2010/513