In the Magnes Archives: Arriving to San Francisco (1848-1900)





The interactive transcript could not be loaded.



Rating is available when the video has been rented.
This feature is not available right now. Please try again later.
Published on Sep 13, 2010

This video chronicles a visit to the Western Jewish Americana archives of The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, which are currently housed in the processing facility of The Bancroft Library, by author Frances Dinkelspiel, accompanied by Alla Efimova, Francesco Spagnolo and Lara Michels.

The archives are now housed together, under the same roof, for the first time since they were created in 1967.

The Magnes team is currently selecting items for an upcoming exhibition, which will open in March of 2011 at The Bancroft Library, focused on the history of Jewish immigration from Germany to the San Francisco Bay Area in the second part of the 19th century.

To learn more about The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, go to http://www.magnes.org, or search the collection at http://www.magnesalm.org .

Videography by Francesco Spagnolo

Created on September 13, 2010 using FlipShare.

  • Category

  • License

    • Standard YouTube License


When autoplay is enabled, a suggested video will automatically play next.

Up next

to add this to Watch Later

Add to

Loading playlists...