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  • Abraham Holtzman collection on the Townsend movement, 1933-1952.
    online items Offline Contact UC Berkeley Bancroft Library Collection Overview Title Abraham Holtzman collection on the Townsend movement 1933 1952 Creator Contributor Holtzman Abraham creator Creator Contributor Townsend Francis E Francis Everett 1867 1960 Creator Contributor Townsend National Recovery Plan Inc Abstract Materials used by Holtzman to write his published thesis The Townsend movement a political study Contains correspondence legislative bills financial reports newspaper articles and publications by the Townsend National Recovery Plan Inc including speaker s manuals songbooks pamphlets and newspapers Date 1933 issued Subject n us Townsend Francis E Francis Everett 1867 1960 Holtzman Abraham Townsend National Recovery Plan Inc Townsend Plan Inc Old Age Revolving Pensions Ltd Pensions United States History Social security History Note Collection re processed at folder level in 2006 Preferred citation Abraham Holtzman collection on the Townsend movement BANC MSS 2003 186 The Bancroft Library University of California Berkeley Gift of Abraham Holtzman in 1998 and 2004 Francis Everett Townsend a physician in Long Beach Calif founded the movement towards an old age pension plan during the American Great Depression of the 1930 s Eventually called the Townsend Plan Inc the organization worked to pass legislation to help retirees including Social Security In

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  • Abraham Jonas papers, 1885-1966.
    minute book and bylaws for the Hub Clothing Company The photographs in the collection consist primarily of cabinet card portraits circa 1885 1900 of various members of the Jonas family of Oakland and the Simon family of Placerville California Michael a Placerville dry goods merchant and Paulina Simon were aunt and uncle to Abraham Jonas though the exact details of the relation are unknown Many of the photographs are unidentified They were produced by a range of Oakland San Francisco and Placerville photography studios There is one photograph of Abraham and Katie Jonas in front of the the Jonas family home in Rogasen Posen taken on a 1909 trip to Germany Date 1885 issued Subject n us ca n us nv Jonas Abraham 1855 1923 Archives Jonas Katie Hartman 1856 1935 Simmons family Portraits B nai B rith B nai B rith District Grand Lodge No 4 Hub Clothing Company Temple Sinai Oakland Calif American Jewish Relief Committee for Sufferers from the War Charities California Oakland Jews Charities Jews California Oakland Clothing trade California Oakland World War 1914 1918 Civilian relief Europe Eastern Synagogues California Oakland Calif Politics and government Placerville Calif Note Formerly Western Jewish History Center Collection Number 157 Formerly Judah L Magnes Museum Collection Number WJHC 1970 008 COLLECTION STORED OFF SITE Advance notice required for use Preferred citation Abraham Jonas papers BANC MSS 2010 711 The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life The Bancroft Library University of California Berkeley Transfer Judah L Magnes Museum 2010 Abraham Jonas was born in Rogasen Posen Germany in 1855 to Rev Joachim and Amalia Dresner Jonas He immigrated to the United States when he was 18 and moved to Oakland California in 1875 He was a merchant establishing the Hub Department Store a real estate holder a civic and political leader and vice president of the Bank of Germany of Oakland He was heavily involved in Oakland s Jewish community and in numerous other charitable civic and fraternal activities Jonas served on the Board of Directors of the First Hebrew Congregation of Oakland Temple Sinai for 35 years acting as president for 12 years Along with Rabbi Friedlander of the First Hebrew Congregation he worked on a revision of the Jewish Prayer Book Jonas was also president of B nai B rith s District Grand Lodge No 4 His charitable activities included terms as director of the Non Sectarian Associated Charities chairman of the General Committee for the American Jewish Relief Committee for Sufferers from the War during World War I and commissioner of the Municipal Wood Yard which according to Davis Commercial Encyclopedia of the Pacific Southwest was a scientific attempt to allay some of the evils of poverty arising among homeless and friendless working men who are from time to time stranded in this city In the aftermath of the San Francisco earthquake and fire of 1906 Jonas was active in relief work Abraham Jonas other civic contributions included terms as president of the Merchants Exchange of

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  • Abraham Lincoln artifacts, circa 1860s-1900s
    of California Abstract Bronze plaques bookends paperweights casts and other items apparently acquired from multiple sources some by purchase Also pair of gloves purportedly worn to a Presidential reception shook hands with Pres and Mrs Lincoln Date 1860 issued Note The collection is open for research Use governed by UCSB Special Collections policy Cite as Identification of item Abraham Lincoln artifacts Wyles Mss 92 Department of Special Collections UC Santa

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  • Abraham Lincoln Association promotional literature, 2006
    Overview Title Abraham Lincoln Association promotional literature 2006 Creator Contributor Online Archive of California Abstract Various flyers and promotional literature describing present day programs dates Date 2006 issued Note Consult repository for details Use governed by UCSB Special Collections policy Cite as Identification of item Abraham Lincoln Association promotional literature Wyles SC 826 Department of Special Collections UC Santa Barbara Library University of California Santa Barbara Physical Description 0 015

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  • Abraham Lincoln Brigade photographs from the Spanish Civil War and views of the Mexican revolution of 1929 [graphic].
    children first aid ambulances signs soldiers refugees schools and other images of daily life during the war Most were taken in or near Sagunto Spain Negatives and contact sheets taken by Henry Arian show revolutionary scenes in Mexico in 1929 presumably Cristero uprisings and views of the Spanish Civil War from 1937 Date ca 1929 ca 1939 issued Subject n mx e sp Spain Ejército Popular de la República Brigada Internacional XV Pictorial works Cristero Rebellion 1926 1929 Photographs Spain History Civil War 1936 1939 Pictorial works Spain History Civil War 1936 1939 Participation American Pictorial works Sagunto Spain Pictorial works Mexico History 1910 1946 Pictorial works Note Title supplied by cataloger Negatives photographed by Henry Arian Vintage photographic prints may have been collected by him or may be from an unknown source Vintage photographic prints stamped Pix Publishing Inc Credit Marcel Acier Pix Some negatives bear manuscript captions Contact sheets made by the library from original negatives by Arian RESTRICTED NEGATIVES Inquiries regarding these materials should be directed in writing to the Head of Public Services The Bancroft Library Henry Arian of Mill Valley Calif may have had a role in editing Marcel Acier s From Spanish Trenches as

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  • Abraham Lincoln collection of papers , 1861-1865.
    Milton Slocum 1827 1882 Creator Contributor Burr George Correspondent Creator Contributor Lincoln Abraham 1809 1865 Creator Contributor United States War Department Abstract Materials relate mainly to Californians Appointment of D W Cheeseman as Treasurer U S Mint San Francisco petitions for appointments from James Wilson M S Slocum and prominent citizens of San Francisco letter from George Burr to the Secretary of War asking revocation of his dismissal as Surgeon

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  • Abraham Lincoln composite photograph, undated
    photograph undated Creator Contributor Online Archive of California Abstract One black and white composite photo of Lincoln and family also one black and white similar composite photo of George Washington and family Oversize boxed Note Consult repository for details Use governed by UCSB Special Collections policy Cite as Identification of item Abraham Lincoln composite photograph Wyles SC 696 Department of Special Collections UC Santa Barbara Library University of California Santa

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  • Abraham Lincoln election ticket, 1860
    Collections Collection Overview Title Abraham Lincoln election ticket 1860 Creator Contributor Online Archive of California Abstract Printed Ohio Republican presidential election ticket 1860 Date 1860 issued Note Consult repository for details Use governed by UCSB Special Collections policy Cite as Identification of item Abraham Lincoln election ticket Wyles SC 452 Department of Special Collections UC Santa Barbara Library University of California Santa Barbara Physical Description 0 015 linear feet Language

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