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Item ID   156729    
Open more fields Accession Number   BANC MSS 2010.562 similar items
Open more fields Other Number   WJHC 1978.011 AR1 (legacy) similar items
·  Number   WJHC 1978.011 AR1 similar items
·  Type   legacy similar items
Level of description   Collection similar items
Open more fields Author/Creator Gertrude Bloch similar items
Title   Gertrude Block papers similar items
Filing Title   Block (Gertrude) papers similar items
Open more fields Date Created   1912-1970 similar items
Extent and Quantity   1 folder similar items
Biographical History   Gertrude Block (originally Bloch) was born in Mannheim, Germany in 1893 to Salomon Bloch and Bertha Buhler. She immigrated to England in 1939 and then to the U.S. in 1940 and settled in California. While in Germany, she trained as both a nurse and kindergarten teacher. similar items
Scope and Content   Letters of recommendation from Germany and England testifying to Gertrude's Block's skills as a nurse and kindergarten matron, including a letter from the Head Nurse of the Society of Jewish Nurses in Frankfurt, Germany; a 1939 Nazi passport; Gertrude Block's last will and testament (written in 1956 in San Francisco by the Dinkelspiel and Dinkelspiel law firm); photographs; biographical and genealogical information, including a family tree; personal correspondence; and papers concerning the membership of Gertrude's father in an Odd Fellow's Lodge in Mannheim and the death of her parents. similar items
Link to this Item   http://magnesalm.org/notebook_fext.asp?site=magnes&book=156729 similar items
Link to UC Berkeley OskiCat   http://oskicat.berkeley.edu/record=b18313054~S1    
Link to Magnes.org   http://www.magnes.org/collections/archives/western-jewish-americana/block-gertrude-papers-1912-1970    
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