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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Biography/Administrative History
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Leah Hellman Photograph Album, 1898
    Dates: 1892-1912
    Collection Number: P-216
    Creator/Collector:
    Extent: (Boxes: 1 ov) 1 vol.; 29 x 40 cm.
    Repository: Seaver Center for Western History Research, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
    Abstract: Photographs, ca. 1892-1912, of Leah Hellman and others. Most of the views are of recreational activities and show people at various Southern California tourist locations. There are several tintypes. See also: Leah Hellman Meyberg scrapbook, General Collection 1132.
    Language of Material: English

    Access

    Research is by appointment only

    Publication Rights

    Permission to publish, quote or reproduce must be secured from the repository and the copyright holder

    Preferred Citation

    Leah Hellman Photograph Album, 1898. Seaver Center for Western History Research, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County

    Biography/Administrative History

    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 married Eugene V. Meyberg, and she died while giving birth to a daughter.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Photographs, ca. 1892-1912, of Leah Hellman and others. Most of the views are of recreational activities and show people at various Southern California tourist locations. There are several tintypes. See also: Leah Hellman Meyberg scrapbook, General Collection 1132.

    Indexing Terms

    Jews--California--Los Angeles--Social life and customs.