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Leah Hellman Meyberg Scrapbook, ca. 1885-1901
GC 1132  
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Description
Letters, notes, photographs, dance cards, and other memorabilia pertaining to Leah Hellman, including her marriage to Eugene V. Meyberg. Several items tell of events sponsored by the Concordia Club.
Background
Leah Hellman Meyberg was the daughter of Isaiah M. Hellman (d.1890). Her older siblings, were in the following order, Emma, Bertha, Camilla, and Marco. Their father came to Los Angeles from Bavaria, Germany about 1854; all his children were born in California. He was a merchant and also appointed to City Treasurer. His younger cousin was Isaias W. Hellman. The Hellmans are considered Jewish pioneers of the city. Leah Hellman died while giving birth to a daughter. The Concordia Club formed in May, 1891 and maintained a membership limited to100 persons from prominent Los Angeles Jewish families. The club dissolved about 1916.
Extent
(Boxes: 1 volume in letter)
Restrictions
Permission to publish, quote or reproduce must be secured from the repository and the copyright holder
Availability
Research is by appointment only