Title:M. Greenberg's Sons anniversary program and photographs, circa 1890-1954
Creator/Contributor:M. Greenberg's Sons (San Francisco, Calif.), creator
Creator/Contributor:Judah L. Magnes Museum, WJHC 2003.005.
Creator/Contributor:Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life
Creator/Contributor:Online Archive of California
Contains three photographs (circa 1890-1910) of or relating to M. Greenberg's Sons, Brass Foundry and Machine Works, including
a line of workers and three cars in front of a building that was owned by the firm and which had the firm's logo on it; an
unknown individual who might be Morris Greenberg; and eight of the company's workers. The collection also includes a program
prepared for the company's 100th anniversary (1954).
Subject:Greenberg, Morris -- approximately 1824-
M. Greenberg's Sons (San Francisco, Calif.) -- Archives
Brass founders -- California -- San Francisco -- Photographs
Brass industry and trade -- California -- San Francisco -- Photographs
Gold mines and mining -- Equipment and supplies
Formerly: Judah L. Magnes Museum Collection Number WJHC 2003.005.
M. Greenberg's Sons anniversary program and photographs, BANC MSS 2010/566, The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life,
The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Transfer; Judah L. Magnes Museum; 2010.
In 1850, Morris Greenberg left Paris, France, accompanied by his wife and two children; they reached California in 1851. In
1854, he established the "M. Greenberg, Eagle Brass Foundry," at 58 Halleck St., in San Francisco. In the 1850s and 1860s,
the firm produced bronze spikes for wooden ships and horse-collar pipes and nozzles for hydraulic mining. The firm also invented
the California-type fire hydrant that maintained constant pressure and was more reliable than the type used in the East.
Materials in English.
BANC MSS 2010/566