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Item ID   156795    
Open more fields Accession Number   BANC MSS 2010.561 similar items
Open more fields Other Number   WJHC 1985.007 AR1 (legacy) similar items
·  Number   WJHC 1985.007 AR1 similar items
·  Type   legacy similar items
Level of description   Collection similar items
Open more fields Author/Creator David Michael Bronstein similar items
Title   David Michael Bronstein papers and photographs similar items
Filing Title   Bronstein (David Michael) papers and photographs similar items
Open more fields Date Created   1911-1962 similar items
Extent and Quantity   1 folder and 1 oversize folder similar items
Biographical History   David Michael Bronstein was born in the Ukraine in 1880 and learned the tailoring trade from his father. He immigrated to the United States in 1900 and found work making ladies' clothing in Boston. In 1907, Bronstein moved to Berkeley, California, where he operated a tailoring business that served some of Berkeley's most prominent men. He opened his first shop on Allston Way and then became an associate of the firm Nish and McNeil. In the 1920s, Bronstein established a partnership with local tailor Fred Miller. He married Riva Felix of San Francisco in 1911 and together they had three daughters. similar items
Scope and Content   The collection contains: marriage documents; photographs, including some of the Oakland Chapter of the Workmen's Circle (1928 and 1931); biographical materials; testimonials to Riva Bronstein; newspaper clippings; and a copy of a history of the Ladies Auxiliary of the Berkeley Hebrew Center and Beth Israel Congregation, written by Dorothy Bronstein Thorne, Gertrude Bronstein Ellis, and Miriam Bronstein Sachs (not dated). similar items
Link to this Item   http://magnesalm.org/notebook_fext.asp?site=magnes&book=156795 similar items
Link to UC Berkeley OskiCat   http://oskicat.berkeley.edu/record=b18312973~S1    
Link to Magnes.org   http://www.magnes.org/collections/archives/western-jewish-americana/bronstein-david-michael-papers-and-photographs-1911-19    
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