Jews -- California -- Los Angeles -- History -- 20th century -- Archival resources
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Multiple Containers
Abstract This archive contains the correspondence of Marta Feuchtwanger, wife of German-Jewish writer Lion Feuchtwanger, who survived her husband by almost thirty years. Marta Feuchtwanger remained an important figure in the exile community and devoted the remainder of her life to promoting the work of her husband. The collection contains Marta Feuchtwanger's personal correspondence, texts and manuscripts by her and others, royalty statements received for the works of her husband, correspondence with...
Dates: 1940 - 1987
Abstract Alfred Schnurmann (born 1905 in Mulhouse, Alsace-Lorraine) was the son of a prosperous Jewish wool merchant. In 1940, Alfred and his daughter Marion were able to obtain visas to the United States as part of the "French" quota, and traveled to the U.S. via Japan and settled in San Francisco. Alfred worked at the Richelieu Hotel and then for Levi Strauss before getting a job in 1945 with the Southern Pacific Railroad. He worked for the Southern Pacific Railroad until his retirement in 1983. In...
Dates: 1898-1970s; Majority of material found within 1930 - 1955
Collection — Box 1
Abstract Mendel B. Silberberg was a Jewish communal leader and a prominent attorney in the motion picture industry. As a former president of the Los Angeles Jewish Community Council, Silberberg was active in the work of the United Jewish Appeal, the Joint Distribution Committee and the National Conference of Christians and Jews. His career also led to a term as Beverly Hills councilman and a position as Director Emeritus of Columbia Pictures. This small group of papers consists chiefly of letters of...