Jews -- California

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Notes on the part played by Jewish people in the history of the state of Nevada

 Collection
Identifier: NC110
Abstract

History of Jews in Nevada from 1826-1958 includes statistics, names and brief biographies of Jews in various Nevada locations and San Francisco, and data on temples and on politics. Based on interviews conducted in 1958 for a brochure published in connection with the dedication of the Temple Beth Sholem in Las Vegas.

Dates: 1960

Isaac Mayer Wise Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: NC307
Abstract

Letters by Wise to the American Israelite newspaper, of which he was publisher, while on his honeymoon to the American west.,The letters were written at Salt Lake City, Utah, and Palisade and the Humboldt Desert, Nevada and describe the plains, Salt Lake City, Palisade, the Nevada desert, Carson City, Virginia City, and Gold Hill, Nevada, and Sacramento, California. He comments on Mormonism in Utah and the lack of interest in Judaism in the west.

Dates: 1877