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Item ID   156906    
Open more fields Accession Number   BANC MSS 2010.631 similar items
Open more fields Other Number   WJHC 1997.007 (legacy) similar items
·  Number   WJHC 1997.007 similar items
·  Type   legacy similar items
Level of description   Collection similar items
Open more fields Author/Creator Jacob Rosenberg similar items
Title   Jacob Rosenberg papers and photographs similar items
Filing Title   Rosenberg (Jacob) papers and photographs similar items
Open more fields Date Created   1868-1917 similar items
Extent and Quantity   1 box and 1 oversize folder (.2 linear feet) similar items
Biographical History   Jacob Rosenberg was born in 1834 in Fordon, Prussia. At the age of fifteen, Rosenberg trained to be a tailor and found work in cities and towns throughout Prussia. After immigrating to the United States through New York, he travelled to San Francisco by steamer in 1859 and then travelled inland to La Porte, then in Sierra County, where he worked as a peddler. He married Henrietta Rosenbaum in 1868. The couple would have six children: Sippa, David, Sarah, Ella, Samuel, and Josephine. In 1871, Jacob and his brother Julius (who has come to La Porte as well) started the firm Rosenberg and Brother. similar items
Scope and Content   The collection consists of genealogical information, a small amount of correspondence, Jacob Rosenberg's journal and notebook (which includes his memoir of his childhood and his experiences leaving Prussia and then settling and working in Northern California), handwritten prayer books Jacob Rosenberg made for two of his daughters, a citizenship certificate for Bernhard Wolff (Sippa Rosenberg's husband), and photographs. Among the photographs are family snapshots and portraits and 27 photographs of San Francisco in the aftermath of the 1906 earthquake and fire. Oversize items include a ketubah for Jacob Rosenberg and Henrietta Rosenbaum from San Francisco's Congregation Sherith Israel (1868), a marriage certificate from the City and County of San Francisco for David Hearsh and Ella Rosenberg (Feb. 25, 1910), a marriage certificate for Sippa Rosenberg and Bernhard Wolff (1901), and Josephine Rosenberg's 1903 diploma from the University of California, Berkeley. similar items
Link to this Item   http://magnesalm.org/notebook_fext.asp?site=magnes&book=156906 similar items
Link to UC Berkeley OskiCat   http://oskicat.berkeley.edu/record=b18300231~S1    
Link to Magnes.org   http://www.magnes.org/collections/archives/western-jewish-americana/rosenberg-jacob-papers-and-photographs-1868-1917    
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