WorldCat Identities

Glaser, Eleanor

Overview
Works: 48 works in 62 publications in 1 language and 154 library holdings
Genres: Interviews  Biography  Personal narratives  History 
Roles: Interviewer
Classifications: ML416.A73, 786.5092
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Eleanor Glaser
Lifelong volunteer in San Francisco by Sylvia Lehmann (1902 - ) Stone( )

3 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Early years in San Francisco, educaiton at UC, Berkeley, newspaper work and marriages, work with the Jewish community and other volunteer, charity and community work in the Bay Area
Administration of Jewish philanthropy in San Francisco by Sanford M Treguboff( Book )

2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses his work, and fund raising, with the San Francisco Committee for Service to Emigres, the United National Relief and Rehabilitation Administration in Germany, tracing displaced persons, and his career with the Federation of Jewish Charities and the Jewish National Welfare Fund. It also includes recollections of his childhood in Harbin, China, and his education at the University of California, Berkeley
Ludwig Altman : a well-tempered musician's unfinished journey through life by Ludwig Altman( Book )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The responsibilities and rewards of involvement by Marcel Hirsch( Book )

3 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses family life in San Francisco; business interests; other Jewish community leaders; Jewish charity activities (Jewish National Welfare Fund, Federation of Jewish Charities, Jewish Family Service Agency, etc.); formation of and changes in San Francisco Jewish Bulletin. Also included: brief interviews with Louis Weintraub, Bert Rabinowitz and Daniel Stone about Hirsch and Jewish charities. Appended: photocopies of additional documentary material
Pat Brown : friends and campaigners by Amelia R Fry( Book )

1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Building community trust, Berkeley school integration and other civic endeavors, 1943-1978 : and related material by Carol Rhodes Sibley( )

2 editions published between 1978 and 1980 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Appended: photocopies of clippings, letters, vita and other documents
Executive of the San Francisco Community Relations Council, 1951-1987 ; advocate of minority rights and democratic pluralism : by Earl Raab( )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Early years, political activity, City College, NY; Army combat intelligence; marriage, writing for Commentary; to San Francisco, 1951, executive director Jewish Community Relations Council: issues of anti-Semitism, neo-Nazi activities, Soviet Jewish emigration, church and state, civi rights, black-Jewish relations; cooperation with Farm Workers Union, San Francisco and California Mental Health associations, Bay Area Human Relations Clearinghouse, Human Rights Commission, World Without War Council, San Francisco Organizing Project, American Association for the United Nations; discusses political environment of the sixties and seventies, Israel, retirement involvement with Jewish studies. Appendices include extensive examples of Raab's writings
A life devoted to art : the San Francisco Asian Art Society and the San Francisco Asian Art Museum by Marjorie W Bissinger( )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Early years, born in San Francisco; husband Paul Bissinger; second marriage to Bob Seller after Paul's death; role in founding the Asian Art Museum, relationship with Avery Brundage
Former executive director, Jewish Community Federation of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma counties, 1974-1991 : by Brian Lurie( Book )

2 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Family background, Jewish community, Cleveland, OH; education at Lafayette College, and Hebrew Union College, 1964-1969; rabbinical student in Israel during 1967 War; assistant rabbi, Congregation Emmanu-El, San Francisco, 1969-1972; assistant to executive, United Jewish Appeal of Greater New York, 1972-1974; executive director, San Francisco-based Jewish Welfare Fund (renamed Jewish Community Federation), 1974-1991; management, staff, lay leaders, federation board and presidents, innovations, fundraising, allocations, confederation, demographic study, Jewish Community Endowment Fund, Jewish education, national federation trends, challenging United Jewish Appeal and Jewish Agency, projects in Israel; executive vice president, United Jewish Appeal, 1991
President, Jewish Community Federation of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma counties, 1994-1996 : by Douglas M Heller( )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Family background, and business career with Levison Brothers Insurance Brokerage; president, Jewish Home for the Aged, 1991-1993; San Francisco-based Jewish Community Federation: committee assignments, 1971 Lloyd W. Dinkelspiel Memorial Award, 1975 campaign chairman; federation president: changes implemented, reflections on presidency, federation's role in community; affiliations with Concordia Club, temples Emanu-El and Beth Am, Menlo Circus Club
President, Jewish Community Federation of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma counties, 1984-1986 : by Ronald H Kaufman( )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Family life, Tucson, father's activities on behalf of Israel; University of California, Berkeley M.B.A., 1959; marriage to Barbara Kassner; starts real estate firm specializing in rehabilitation and preservation; president, Jewish Family Service Agency, and vice president and co-founder, National Assn. of Jewish Family and Children's Agencies; San Francisco-based Jewish Community Federation: founder and first chairman, Leadership Development Committee, given Lloyd W. Dinkelspiel Memorial Award, 1972, fundraising, committee membership, president, 1984-1986; reforming Jewish Agency; demographic study, direct allocation to Israel; Jewish Community Endowment Fund
President, Jewish Community Federation of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma Counties, 1967-1968 : by Robert E Sinton( Book )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sinton discusses his family background and ties to the San Francisco Jewish community; Navy service, WWII; fund-raising in the Jewish community, beginning in 1939; board member, San Francisco Jewish Community Center, 1950, president, 1954-1956; co-chairman, Jewish National Welfare Fund campaign, 1949; president, Jewish Welfare Federation, 1967-1968; merger of Jewish National Welfare Federation (now Jewish Community Federation), 1955; thoughts on the Holocaust, on Israel, family attitudes about Jewishness, the importance of personal civic improvement, and on board memberships
Peter Haas, a life : in his own words, with commentary by friends and associates by Peter E Haas( )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

California childhood; education in the west and in the east; Peter Haas and Levi Strauss; philanthropy; the Miriam and Peter Haas Fund; Tony Vermont, a horse with a mind of his own; memories of travel for the Council on Foreign Relations. Interspersed are reminiscences by Warren Hellman, Daniel Koshland, Rita Guiney, Phyllis Cook, Ann Wilson, Robert Fisher, John Kreidler, John Cash, C.D. Mote, John Gardner, Mimi Haas, Cheryl Polk, and Bruce Siever
President, Jewish Community Federation of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma counties, 1973-1974 : by Jesse Feldman( Book )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jewish and community service in San Francisco, and family tradition : and related material by Edgar Sinton( )

in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comments on childhood in San Francisco; family relationships (Koshland, Sinsheimer, etc.) and friendships; University of California, Berkeley, Class of 1910; practice of law in San Francisco; philanthropic activities; Jewish charities and organizations; etc. Copies of documentary material, including genealogies, appended. Inserted also, at the end of the v.: history of the Garden Hospital, San Francisco, 1890-1955
A reflection on the early years of the San Francisco Jewish Community Federation : by Samuel A Ladar( Book )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ladar describes his childhood in the Pacific Hebrew Orphan Ayslum, San Francisco; labor law practice in firm of Jesse H. Steinhart; San Francisco Committee for Service to Emigres, late 1930s, and Survey Committee; Jewish National Welfare Fund director, 1947; Fund merger with Jewish Welfare Federation, 1955; Federation work and civic and Jewish community activities. Includes interview with Ernest H. Weiner, executive director, San Francisco Bay Area American Jewish Committee, and Earl Raab, executive director emeritus, Jewish Community Relations Council
President, Jewish Community Federation of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma counties, 1983-1984 : by William J Lowenberg( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Family background, Octrup, Germany; effect of Nazi edicts: move to Borculo, Holland, Westerbork Transit Camp, Birkenau, Auschwitz, Warsaw Ghetto, Dachau death camps; liberation, 1945; arrival in San Francisco, 1950; real estate business; marriage to Fern Ellis, 1957; president of Jewish Home for the Aged (1970-1971) and Bureau of Jewish Education (1973-1976); Federation executives; accomplishments as president, San Francisco-based Jewish Community Federation, 1983-1984; construction of headquarters building; Jewish Agency; political and civic involvement; honors and activities in Jewish organizations
President, Jewish Community Federation of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma Counties, 1977-1978 : by Peter E Haas( Book )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Haas discusses his family background and community involvement, the Jewish Community Federation and related philanthropic organizations, his presidency of the United Bay Area Crusade (United Way) in 1972, the family business of Levi Strauss & Company
President, Jewish Community Federation of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma Counties, 1988-1990 : by Annette R Dobbs( )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Family background, St. Louis, MO and San Diego, CA, Depression years; marriage to Harold Dobbs, 1941, five children, assisting his political campaigns, Mel's Drive-Ins; federation's women's division president, 1972-1974; San Francisco-based Jewish Community Federation: campaign chairman, 1978, involvement with Israel, Project Renewal, Jewish education, challenges to Jewish Agency, "Who is a Jew" issue; president, 1988-1990: strategic planning, rescue of Ethiopian and Soviet Jews; national and local Jewish organizations: national vice president, United Jewish Appeal, board of trustees, United Israel Appeal, first woman board member, Concordia-Argonaut Club
President, Jewish Community Federation of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma counties, 1998-2000 : by Harold Zlot( )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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