Title:Bertram Wolfsohn papers, 1933-1942
Creator/Contributor:Wolfsohn, Bertram L., 1905-1994, creator
Creator/Contributor:Gutstadt, Richard E., approximately 1889-
Creator/Contributor:McFadden, Louis T. (Louis Thomas), 1876-1936
Creator/Contributor:B'nai B'rith, San Francisco Lodge No. 21.
Creator/Contributor:Judah L. Magnes Museum, WJHC 1996.009.
Creator/Contributor:Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life
Creator/Contributor:Online Archive of California
Contains two letters (1933 and 1937) sent by Richard E. Gutstadt to his nephew, Bertram Wolfsohn, about prevailing antisemitism;
a copy of a proposal Wolfsohn wrote and sent to the leaders of B'nai B'rith, entitled "Action designs for present day B'nai
B'rith activity" (1944); a B'nai B'rith bulletin published by San Francisco Lodge No. 21 (Sept. 1942), when Wolfsohn was president
of the lodge (which has an article written by Wolfsohn and one written by Gutstadt entitled "The War on hate ... America lashes
back;" a copy of an antisemitic speech that Rep. Louis T. McFadden of Pennsylvania delivered in the U.S. Congress on 29 May
1933 (reprinted in the Congressional Record); and a reprint of an antisemitic article from the 3 June 1933 issue of Liberation
magazine entitled, "Americans, get ready to save your country from chaos."
Wolfsohn, Bertram L -- 1905-1994 -- Archives
Antisemitism -- United States
Antisemitism -- United States -- Speeches in Congress
Jews -- United States -- Societies and clubs
Formerly: Judah L. Magnes Museum Collection Number WJHC 1996.009.
Bertram Wolfsohn papers, BANC MSS 2010/536, The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, The Bancroft Library, University
of California, Berkeley.
Transfer; Judah L. Magnes Museum; 2010.
Bertram Wolfsohn was a president of B'nai B'rith San Francisco Lodge, No. 21. In his professional life, he worked as a dentist.
His uncle, Richard E. Gutstadt, was the national director and secretary of the Anti-Defamation League.
Materials in English.
Speeches, addresses, etc., American-California-San Francisco.
BANC MSS 2010/536