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President, Jewish Community Federation of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma counties, 1983-1984 : oral history transcript / 1996.
BANC MSS 99/232 c; Phonotape 2984 C:1-10; BANC MSS 99/232 c
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Title:

President, Jewish Community Federation of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma counties, 1983-1984 : oral history transcript / 1996

Creator/Contributor:

Lowenberg, William J., 1926-, creator, interviewee.

Creator/Contributor:

Glaser, Eleanor, interviewer.

Creator/Contributor:

Swig, Roselyn C.

Creator/Contributor:

Jewish Community Federation Leadership Oral History Project

Creator/Contributor:

Bancroft Library, Regional Oral History Office.

Abstract:

Family background, Octrup, Germany; effect of Nazi edicts: move to Borculo, Holland, Westerbork Transit Camp, Birkenau, Auschwitz, Warsaw Ghetto, Dachau death camps; liberation, 1945; arrival in San Francisco, 1950; real estate business; marriage to Fern Ellis, 1957; president of Jewish Home for the Aged (1970-1971) and Bureau of Jewish Education (1973-1976); Federation executives; accomplishments as president, San Francisco-based Jewish Community Federation, 1983-1984; construction of headquarters building; Jewish Agency; political and civic involvement; honors and activities in Jewish organizations.

Date:

1996 (issued)

Subject:

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Jewish Community Federation (Calif.)
Jewish Agency for Israel.
Jews -- Charities
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Personal narratives
Antisemitism
Executives -- California -- Interviews
Zionism
Jews -- California -- San Francisco Bay Area -- Interviews

Note:

William J. Lowenberg ; with an introduction by Roselyn C. Swig. Interviews conducted by Eleanor Glaser in 1993. Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley,
Produced as part of the Jewish Community Federation Leadership Oral History Project.
AUDIO/VISUAL MATERIALS RESTRICTED. Requests for use of original must be approved by the appropriate curator. CU-BANC
Audio tape recording of the interview also available. Classified as Phonotape 2984 C:1-10.
Also available online.
Duplicate transcript: Dept. of Special Collections, University of California, Los Angeles Library.
This manuscript is made available for research purposes only. All publication rights are reserved to The Bancroft Library of the University of California, Berkeley. Requests for permission to quote for publication should be addressed to the Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Volume includes index.

Type:

biography
Oral histories.

Physical Description:

print
1 v. (viii, 162 p.) : ill., port. ; 28 cm.
10 sound cassettes.

Language:

English

Identifier:

http://nma.berkeley.edu/ark:/28722/bk0005z3s24
BANC MSS 99/232 c
Phonotape 2984 C:1-10
BANC MSS 99/232 c

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

AUDIO/VISUAL MATERIALS RESTRICTED. Requests for use of original must be approved by the appropriate curator. CU-BANC
This manuscript is made available for research purposes only. All publication rights are reserved to The Bancroft Library of the University of California, Berkeley. Requests for permission to quote for publication should be addressed to the Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

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http://nma.berkeley.edu/ark:/28722/bk0005z3s24