Ira Nowinski photographs, 1983-1984: Gold Rush Cemeteries (Sonora, California)
Ira Nowinski is a photographer based in the San Francisco Bay Area.

The collection contains photographs of six pioneer Jewish cemeteries of the California Mother Lode that Nowinski took in 1984 under the auspices of the Judah L. Magnes Museum's Commission for the Preservation of Pioneer Jewish Cemeteries and Landmarks.

The cemeteries are located in Jackson, Mokelumne Hill, Sonora, Placerville, Grass Valley, and Nevada City, Calif. The collection also has a photograph taken, in 1984, by Nowinski of sculptor George Segal’s Holocaust Memorial, at San Francisco’s Palace of the Legion of Honor Museum.

The collection also includes 59 photographic contact sheets and 1930 photographic negatives of various Jewish subjects that Nowinski had photographed in California in 1983 and 48 photographic contact sheets and 1638 photographic negatives of images that he had taken of San Francisco's Jewish Family and Children’s Services in 1984. (Collection Guide unavailable)

Creator: Nowinski, Ira
Title: Ira Nowinski photographs, 1983-1984: Gold Rush Cemeteries (Sonora, California).
Size: 1 linear ft. (1 document box, 2 half-size document boxes, and oversize item)
Collection #: WJHC 1968.036 AR1

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