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Item ID   156731    
Open more fields Accession Number   BANC MSS 2010.707 similar items
Open more fields Other Number   WJHC 1978.013 AR1 (legacy) similar items
·  Number   WJHC 1978.013 AR1 similar items
·  Type   legacy similar items
Level of description   Collection similar items
Open more fields Author/Creator Fanny Jaffe Sharlip similar items
Title   Fanny Jaffe Sharlip memoirs similar items
Filing Title   Fanny Jaffe Sharlip memoirs similar items
Open more fields Date Created   1947 similar items
Extent and Quantity   1 box (.4 linear feet) similar items
Biographical History   Fanny Jaffe came from a small town in Russia and, in 1889, immigrated to the U.S. After she worked in a clothing factory in Philadelphia, she married Ben Sharlip, the brother of her best friend, and moved to Los Angeles where they opened a small corner grocery. similar items
Scope and Content   The collection consists of handwritten notebooks and a typescript of "My Memoirs" that describe her early family life in Russia, interactions between Jews and gentiles, immigration to the U.S., settlement and family life in California, and her reaction to the 1906 San Francisco earthquake and fire. The memoir also provides her impressions of radical labor leaders Emma Goldman and Job Harriman and descriptions of her lifelong work in social service and with individuals stricken with tuberculosis. similar items
Link to this Item   http://magnesalm.org/notebook_fext.asp?site=magnes&book=156731 similar items
Link to UC Berkeley OskiCat   http://oskicat.berkeley.edu/record=b18369060~S1    
Link to Magnes.org   http://www.magnes.org/collections/archives/western-jewish-americana/fanny-jaffe-sharlip-memoirs-1947    
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