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Item ID   156626    
Open more fields Accession Number   BANC MSS 2010.608 similar items
Open more fields Other Number   WJHC 1969.033 AR1 (legacy) similar items
·  Number   WJHC 1969.033 AR1 similar items
·  Type   legacy similar items
Level of description   Collection similar items
Open more fields Author/Creator Edward Roger Levy similar items
Title   Edward Roger Levy family papers similar items
Filing Title   Levy (Edward Roger) family papers similar items
Open more fields Date Created   1868-1928 similar items
Extent and Quantity   1 box (.4 linear feet) similar items
Biographical History   Edward Roger Levy was born in Poland in 1839. He came to San Francisco in the late 1850s or early 1860s, stayed a short while, and then relocated to Folsom, California, where he lived until his death in 1927. E.R. Levy owned a liquor and tobacco store on Folsom's main commercial street, Sutter Street. Levy married Auguste Golde in 1869 at the residence of Ike Fiel, one of Folsom's long-time Jewish residents, and the couple had three daughters, Hattie (1872-1960), Irma Ruth (1874-1958), and Lotta Leona (1882-1955). In 1873, Levy built a home for his family on the corner of Scott and Figueroa Streets. Irma Levy married Moses S. Wahrhaftig in 1908 in Folsom. The wedding ceremony was performed by Rabbi Michael Fried of B'nai Israel in Sacramento. Hattie married Ward Morrison of Boston and Lotta never married. Both Hattie and Lotta served as Folsom's librarians, the former between 1906 and 1920 and the latter between 1920 and 1955. similar items
Scope and Content   The collection consists of material relating to E.R. Levy of Folsom, California and his family. Included are biographical materials, business correspondence, legal documents regarding Levy's business and real estate, legal documents pertaining to the settlement of Levy's estate in 1927-1928, a business ledger (1908-1915), a real estate ledger for the Klumpp Building (1878-1914), the diary of E. R. Levy's daughter Lotta Leona Levy, and photographs. The land deeds date from between the 1860s and 1914. The photographs include some of E. R. Levy and his store in Folsom, a photograph of Ike Fiel of Folsom, Calif., a faded photograph of Hobart Mills, California in 1906, a 1911 photograph of women in front of the Folsom branch of the Sacramento County Library. similar items
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Link to UC Berkeley OskiCat   http://oskicat.berkeley.edu/record=b18288181~S1    
Link to Magnes.org   http://www.magnes.org/collections/archives/western-jewish-americana/levy-edward-roger-papers-1868-1928    
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