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Item ID   156816    
Open more fields Accession Number   BANC MSS 2010.528 similar items
Open more fields Other Number   WJHC 1987.005 AR1 (legacy) similar items
·  Number   WJHC 1987.005 AR1 similar items
·  Type   legacy similar items
Level of description   Collection similar items
Open more fields Author/Creator Alice Sachs Hamburg similar items
Title   Alice Sachs Hamburg papers similar items
Open more fields Date Created   1981-1991 similar items
Extent and Quantity   1 folder similar items
Biographical History   Alice Sachs Hamburg was born in 1905 in Wilton, South Dakota to Jewish immigrants from Lithuania. She came into the world at the Wilton Coal Mining Company Hospital. Her parents arrived in North Dakota in 1904 as part of a colony of 50 Jewish families organized by the Jewish Agricultural Aid Society to settle in north central Burleigh County. Her father farmed and worked in the coal mine during the winters. Alice moved to California in 1924 to attend Fresno State University and then later the University of California, Berkeley. She married Sam Hamburg, the noted California agricultural pioneer and political activist, in 1926. Alice Hamburg became an active California political activist and leader in the women's peace movement. Her activities included teaching migrant laborer children, co-founding the Citizens' Committee Against the Loyalty Oath, and a life-long affiliation with the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom and Women Strike for Peace. similar items
Scope and Content   The collection includes autobiographical materials relating to political and social activist Alice Sachs Hamburg; short writings by Hamburg; an invitation to a dinner at which Hamburg and five others were honored by Congressman Ron Dellums; and a transcript for an oral history of Alice Hamburg. similar items
Link to this Item   http://magnesalm.org/notebook_fext.asp?site=magnes&book=156816 similar items
Link to UC Berkeley OskiCat   http://oskicat.berkeley.edu/record=b18292649~S1    
Link to Magnes.org   http://www.magnes.org/collections/archives/western-jewish-americana/hamburg-alice-sachs-papers-1981-1991    
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