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Lionel Wachs papers, approximately 1880-1951.
BANC MSS 2010/943 box 1; BANC MSS 2010/943
Collection Overview

Title:

Lionel Wachs papers, approximately 1880-1951

Creator/Contributor:

Wachs, Lionel, 1886-1963, creator, creator.

Creator/Contributor:

Western Jewish History Center, 280.

Creator/Contributor:

Judah L. Magnes Museum, WJHC 1973.005.

Creator/Contributor:

Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life

Abstract:

The collection consists of photographs of the Appell-Davis families and of East Bay Jewish institutions, including Congregations Sinai, Isaiah, Beth El, and Beth Abraham (in various locations in the greater San Francisco area) and of Oakland and Richmond Jewish community centers. It also contains a history of Jewish life in Oakland, from 1875 to 1951, as well as an award plaque.

Date:

1880 (issued)

Subject:

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Wachs, Lionel -- 1886-1963 -- Archives
Temple Beth Abraham (Oakland, Calif.) -- Photographs
Congregation Beth El (Berkeley, Calif.) -- Photographs
Temple Isaiah (Lafayette, Calif.) -- Photographs
Temple Sinai (Oakland, Calif.) -- Photographs
Jewish community centers -- California -- East Bay -- Photographs
Jews -- California -- East Bay -- Social life and customs
Synagogues -- California -- East Bay -- Photographs

Note:

Formerly: Western Jewish History Center Collection Number 280.
Formerly: Judah L. Magnes Museum Collection Number WJHC 1973.005.
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.
Lionel Wachs papers, BANC MSS 2010/943, The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Transfer; Judah L. Magnes Museum; 2010.
Lionel Wachs was a realtor. He was active in the Jewish Welfare Federation of the Greater East Bay.
Materials in English.

Type:

Photographs-California-East Bay.

Physical Description:

0.4 (1

Language:

English

Identifier:

2006585278
BANC MSS 2010/943 box 1
BANC MSS 2010/943

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.