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Bertram Wolfsohn papers, 1933-1942.
BANC MSS 2010/536
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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

Abstract:

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."

Date:

1933 (issued)

Subject:

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Wolfsohn, Bertram L -- 1905-1994 -- Archives
B'nai B'rith.
Antisemitism -- United States
Antisemitism -- United States -- Speeches in Congress
Jews -- United States -- Societies and clubs

Note:

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.

Type:

Bulletins-California-San Francisco.
Proposals-California-San Francisco.
Speeches, addresses, etc., American-California-San Francisco.

Physical Description:

print
1 folder.

Language:

English

Identifier:

2008574568
BANC MSS 2010/536

Origin:

California

Related Item:

Action designs for present day B'nai B'rith activity
Americans, get ready to save your country from chaos
War on hate ... America lashes back