Rosenberg family papers, 1860-1977
Abraham Rosenberg, who was born in Jenny Lind, Calif., was in the shoe business before he ran a dried fruit and nuts business with his brothers. Alice Greenbaum Rosenberg, the daughter of Louis and Sarah Ackerman Greenbaum, was born in San Francisco, Calif.

The collection contains a large collection of family correspondence providing information about the family's history, involvement with the arts, and friendships, featuring letters from Abraham Rosenberg and Alice Greenbaum Rosenberg, Ernest Bloch, Isaac Stern, Oscar Weil, Charles Erskine Scott Wood, Imogen Cunningham, and other well-known personalities. A letter from Sarah Ackerman to Louis Greenbaum from before their marriage describes San Francisco after President Abraham Lincoln's assassination. It also contains photographs; family papers; a wedding album and invitations; birth notices and obituaries; school albums; scrapbooks; business records; programs for the theater, concerts, and balls; and genealogical information for the Oppenheimer, Rosenberg, Ackerman, and Greenbaum families. The museum collections of the Magnes hold some Rosenberg family objects.

Creator: Rosenberg family
Title: Rosenberg family papers, 1860-1977.
Size: 2 cartons, 1 oversize box, and 1 oversize folder (2.90 linear feet)
Collection #: WJHC 1971.010 AR1 – BANC MSS 2010/602
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