Title:Samuel Ghinsberg papers, 1919-1966
Creator/Contributor:Ghinsberg, Samuel., creator
Creator/Contributor:Western Jewish History Center, 104.
Creator/Contributor:Judah L. Magnes Museum, WJHC 1968.004.
Creator/Contributor:Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life
Correspondence; articles and clippings; and My Exciting Exodus, a manuscript by Ghinsberg that describes both how, in 1900,
he led thousands of Jews from Romania and Russia to the U.S. and his meeting with Theodor Herzl.
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Ghinsberg, Samuel -- Archives
Herzl, Theodor -- 1860-1904
Humanitarian assistance, American -- Europe, Eastern
Jews -- California
Jews -- Migrations
Zionism -- United States
Romania -- Emigration and immigration
Russia -- Emigration and immigration
United States -- Emigration and immigration
Formerly: Western Jewish History Center Collection Number 104.
Formerly: Judah L. Magnes Museum Collection Number WJHC 1968.004.
Samuel Ghinsberg papers, BANC MSS 2010/504, The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, The Bancroft Library, University
of California, Berkeley.
Transfer; Judah L. Magnes Museum; 2010.
Samuel Ghinsberg was born in Romania and emigrated to the U.S. in 1900. He served as the first executive director of the Oakland
Jewish Welfare Federation (1918-1922) and as a district manager for the Jewish Consumptive Relief Association of California.
During World War I, he worked for the Jewish Welfare Board.
Materials in English.
BANC MSS 2010/504