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Register of the Altman (Harold N.) Sacramento History Papers, 1956-1961
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CONTAINER LIST

 

BOX 1: ALTMAN SACRAMENTO HISTORY COLLECTION

 

1.1: SACRAMENTO TEMPLE B'NAI ISRAEL: JEWISH HISTORY COLLECTION-- CORRESPONDENCE AND MISC., 1952-1965

 

1952

 

- Leo Trepp, Rabbi, Santa Rosa to Irving I. Hausman, Rabbi, Sacramento, 1-13

 

- Morris Goldstein, Rabbi, San Francisco to Irving I.Hausman, Rabbi, Sacramento, 1-15

 

- David Resnick, Director of Public Relations, New York to Hal Altman, 1-15

 

- Joseph Gitin, Rabbi, San Jose to Hal Altman, Sacramento,1-26

 

- Meyer Heller, Rabbi, S F to Hal Altman, Publicity Chairman, Sacramento, 1-29

 

- Peter Shields, Sacramento to Dalton Feldstein, Sacramento, 1-29

 

- William Stern, Rabbi, Oakland to Hal Altman, Sacramento,1-31

 

1953

 

- Goodwin Knight, Governor, Sacramento to Irving Hausman,Rabbi, Sacramento, 11-17

 

- John Moss Jr., M.C., Sacramento to Irving Hausman, Rabbi, Sacramento, 11-18

 

- Eleanor McClatchy to Rabbi Hausman, 11-19

 

- Rev. Noel Porter, Sacramento to Irving Hausman, Rabbi, Sacramento, 11-19

 

- B'Nai Israel Temple, Sacramento. Invitation to Cornerstone Laying of The New Temple, 11-22

 

- Do., Program to above.

 

- Ralph Taylor, Sacramento to Hal Altman, Sacramento, 11-23

 

1954

 

-"Eternal Light Burns in New B'nai Temple." Sacramento Bee (n.d.)

 

- Do., Newspaper photos.

 

- "Tree Planting In Israel Will Honor Hausman." Sacramento Bee (n.d.)

 

- John McAulay, President, Sacramento Council of Churches to Irving Hausman and Members of the Congregation of Temple B'nai Israel, Sacramento, 3-25

 

- Noel Porter, Reverend, Sacramento to Irving Hausman, Rabbi, Sacramento, 3-26

 

- Rev. Torrance Phelps, Sacramento to Irving Hausman, Rabbi, Sacramento, 3-26

 

- Sidney Akselrad, Rabbi, Berkeley to Irving Hausman, Rabbi, Sacramento, 3-30

 

- Sanford Rosen, Rabbi, San Mateo to Temple B'nai Israel, Sacramento, 3-30

 

- Meyer Heller, Rabbi, San Francisco to Irving Hausman, Rabbi, Sacramento, 3-31

 

- Louis Stein, Area Manager, San Francisco to Dalton Feldstein, Sacramento, 3-31

 

- Rabbi Wolli Kaelter, Representative Union of American Hebrew Congregations, San Francisco to Dalton Feldstein, Sacramento, 4-1

 

- Rev. David MacMurdo, Sacramento to Irving Hausman, Rabbi, Sacramento, 4-2

 

- Invitation to attend the dedication servies of the new Temple by Rabbi, officers and Trustees of Temple B'nai Israel, 4-3

 

- Telegram from Jules and Sophie Goldstein to Rabbi Irving Hausman, 4-4

 

- Hart Lyon, Sacramento to Dalton Feldstein, Sacramento, 4-5

 

- Dalton Feldstein, Sacramento to members of the Temple B`Nai Israel, Sacramento, 4-19

 

- Program for Congregation B`Nai Israel Confirmation Services, Sacramento, 6-6

 

1955

 

- "Capital's Progress in 25 Years Amazes Visiting Rabbi." Sacramento Bee (n.d).

 

1957

 

- Certificate of Merit awarded to Rabbi Irving Hausman Temple B`Nai Israel by Paul H. Thomas M.D., President of Sacramento County Heart Association (n.d).

 

- "Early Judaism In State Shown At Fair." The Jewish Community Bulletin, (Sept. 20).

 

1958

 

- Carroll D. Hall, Assistant Historian, Sacramento to Hal Altman, Sacramento, 3-10

 

- Aubrey Neasham, Historian (Division of Beaches and Parks), Sacramento to Dorothy Dozier, Secretary (Historian Landmarks Commission), Sacramento, 5-13

 

- Letterhead of Methodist Calif./Nevada Historical Society, includes picture of original Methodist church in Sacramento, which became first synagogue on Pacific coast

 

- Assessors Map site of original Jewish temple, Sacramento (1851) [photocopy]

 

- Do., 1852 [photocopy]

 

- Cecilia Werner, Edward Werner, Sacramento to Hal Altman, Sacramento, 6-23

 

- Dorothy Dozier, Secretary (Historic Landmarks Commission), Sacramento to City Council, City of Sacramento, City Hall, Sacramento, 7-8

 

- Resolution No. 991. approved by Paul Manby, City Clerk, 7-10

 

- Harold J. Powers, Lieutenant Governor to Mr. and Mrs. Hal Altman, 10-13

 

- James B. McKinney, Sacramento to Mr. and Mrs. Hal Altman, Sacramento, 10-14

 

- Swift Berry, State Senator, Ninth Senatorial District, Amador and El Dorado Counties to Hal Altman, Sacramento, 10-14

 

- Kneeland H. Lobner, Sacramento to Mr. and Mrs. Hal Altman, Sacramento, 10-14

 

- Thomas J. MacBride, Assemblyman, Eighth District, Sacramento to Irving Hausman, Rabbi, Sacramento, 10-15

 

- A.A. Erhart, Senator, 29th Senatorial District, San Luis Obispo County to Mr. and Mrs. Hal Altman, Sacramento, 10-15

 

- Clarence L. Azevedo, Mayor to Irving Hausman, Rabbi, Sacramento, 10-16

 

- Goodwin J. Knight, Governor, Sacramento to Mr. and Mrs. Hal Altman, 10-17

 

- Audrey D. Brown, Chairman (Historic Landmarks Commission), Sacramento to Irving Hausman, Rabbi, Sacramento, 10-17

 

- Audrey D. Brown, Chairman (Historic Landmarks Commission), Sacramento to Hal Altman, Sacramento, 10-19

 

- Ted Baggelmann, Sacramento to Irving Hausman, Rabbi, Sacramento, 10-20

 

- Ernest Van Harlingen to Irving Hausman, Rabbi, Sacramento, 10-20

 

- Edmund G. Brown, Attorney General, San Francisco to Mr. and Mrs. Hal Altman, Sacramento, 10-20

 

- John E. Moss, Member of Congress, Washington, D.C. to Hal Altman, 10-21

 

- Frank S. Christy, Grand Marshal to Hal Altman, Sacramento, 10-22

 

- George E. Hogan, Deputy Superintendent, Sacramento to Mr. and Mrs. Hal Altman, Sacramento, 10-24

 

- H. Harold Leavey, Attorney at Law, Sacramento to Hal Altman, Sacramento, 10-29

 

- Hal Altman, Sacramento to Joseph R. Knowland, Oakland, 11-4

 

1960

 

- John Barr Tompkins, Head, Public Services of the Bancroft Library, Berkeley to Hal Altman, Public Relations Consultant, Sacramento, 8-2

 

- Hal Altman, Public Relations Consultant, Sacramento to John Barr Tomkins, Head, Public Services, Berkeley, 8-6

 

- Leon L. Loofbourow, Richmond to Hal Altman, Sacramento, 11-20

 

- "Rabbi Hausman, Bound For SF Post, Cites Strength, Weakness Of Capital." Sacramento Bee, (May 24).

 

- Sabbath Services program of The Temple Chronicle of Temple Emanu-El; San Francisco (May).

 

- Sabbath Services program of the Temple Chronicle of Temple Emanu-El; San Francisco (June).

 

- Television show script, "The Role of the Rabbi" an half hour TV documentary on Rabbi Irving Hausman. Produced and narrated by Spencer Michaels; (June 28).

 

1965

 

- "DA To Address Local Masons." Antioch Ledger, (Sept. 29).

 

- William Tornheim, Chairman (Masonic Education Committee, Antioch Lodge #175), Antioch to Hal Altman, Sacramento, 9-30

 

Undated

 

-"Gabriel Haines, an old and respected Hebrew citizen...,"Sacramento Bee (5-21-1888) [typescript copy]

 

-"Folsom -- A campaign has been launched by the Folsom Historical Association to preserve the Cohn Family home in Folsom..."

 

1.2: SACRAMENTO CITY REDEVELOPMENT AREA: HISTORIC OBJECTS SURVEY, 1955-1957

 

1955

 

- Historical buildings in redev. area no. one., listing of houses in Sacramento, compiled by Nance Lee Diggs (Apr. 17).

 

1957

 

- Survey of historic objects compiled by the Historic Objects Committee. Sacramento Historic Landmarks Commission: Ted Baggelmann, Chairman, Allen R. Ottley, Frank S. Christy, Miss Caroline Wenzel, Ernest Van Harlingen. (n.d).

 

1.3: SACRAMENTO HISTORIC LANDMARKS COMMISSION, 1956-1961 [N.B.--This organization will be abbreviated as "SHLC" below]

 

1956

 

-"Report of the Comittee on Policy," 4-2

 

-T.W. Oldham, Chief Depty. City Clk., 9-13

 

-Frederick A. Wemmer, 12-4

 

1957

 

-Frank S. Christy, 3-7

 

-HA to Harold G. Shutt, Pres. CCHS, 6-22

 

1958

 

-"Suggested Program for the Preservation of Old Sacramento," 7-16

 

-Carol D. Hall, Asst. Historian, Calif. Div. Beaches & Parks to Dorothy J. Dozier, Secty. SHLC, 7-7

 

1960

 

-Walter Halset, Chmn. SHLC to ......, 1-29 [form letter]

 

-Archie Hefner to Walter G. Halset, Chmn. SHLC, 3-5

 

-H. Harold Leavey to Walter G. Halset, Chmn. SHLC, 3-14

 

-Robert E. Murphy to Walter G. Halset, Chmn. SHLC, 3-18

 

-Edwin E. Hughes, Morse Telegraph Club to Mrs. A. E. Morrison, 3-21

 

-Marcus Gunn, Calif. Western States Life to Walter G. Halset,Chmn. SHLC, 3-22

 

-James Langdon to Walter G. Halset, Chmn. SHLC, 3-23

 

-Minutes of Regular Meeting, 10-3

 

1961

 

-Petition of Stockton Corral of Westerners to California Highway Commission to spare "Old Sacramento," 2-9 [2 l.; photocopy incomplete]

 

-Gladys Kinder, Scty. Sacramento Public Health Assoc. to HA, 3-15

 

-Thos. G. Yerby, Pres. SHLC to Sacto. City Council, 5-31

 

-"1961-62 Budget--Sacramento Historic Landmarks Commission"

 

-"Preservation legislation important to Santa Barbara and California," 10-3 [4 l.]

 

-"Suggested letter to possible sponsors of subjects to be marked as recommended by the Commission," n.d. [6 l.]

 

-"Information on selection of historic subjects to be marked," [incl. covering note marked "City Clerk's Office, Attn. Mr. Manby" from Dorothy Drake, City Library; 8 l.]

 

-"Dedication ceremonies" [suggested procedures]

 

-Society for the Enhancement of Old Sacramento & Environs to SHLC, n.d. [April?] [incl. adv. flyer for organizational fundraiser]

 

-Audrey Neasham, Historian, State Beaches & Parks. "Procedure for Registering State Historical Landmarks and Obtaining Authorization for State Plaques," n.d.

 

1.4: CLIPPINGS ON WORK OF SACRAMENTO LANDMARKS COMMISSION, 1957-1961

 

1957

 

- "Preservation Of Some Landmarks Will Be Discussed," Sacramento Bee (Jan. 5).

 

- "Agencies Agree On Effort To Save Historic Buildings," Sacramento Bee (Jan. 8).

 

- "Eye Museum, Gold Village In West End," The Sacramento Union (Jan. 8).

 

- "Iron Horses." Sacramento Bee (Apr. 19).

 

- "Locomotive Give Away Will Mark End Of Steam Era," Sacramento Bee (Apr. 19).

 

- "Body Acts To Bar Razing Of Landmarks," Sacramento Bee (May 7).

 

- "49er Village Proposed for West End," The Sacramento Union (May 8).

 

- "Group Favors West End Historic Buildings Study," Sacramento Bee (May 24).

 

- "Four Will Attend Historical Parley," Sacramento Bee (June 18).

 

- "Historical Landmarks," Sacramento Bee (July 11).

 

1961

 

- "City Landmarks Unit Again Hits Freeway," SacramentoUnion (Feb. 9).

 

- "Thieves Take Artifacts On Skid Row," Stockton Record (Nov. 9).

 

- "Hicks Urges Study Of Yolo Route For Proposed North-South Freeway," Sacramento Bee (Oct. 11).

 

1.5: HAL ALTMAN: CORRESPONDENCE, 1958-1961 [N.B.--Correspondence is to Hal Altman unless otherwise indicated; Altman's name will be abbreviated "HA"; all correspondence originated in Sacramento unless otherwise indicated]

 

1958

 

- HA to Cecilia Andreyzck, 6-9

 

- HA to Rabbi Jacob, 11-19

 

1961

 

- HA to Mr. and Mrs. R.R. Stuart, Stockton, 1-23

 

- Mary E. Laucher, President's scty., 1-31

 

- R. Coke Wood, Stockton, 2-15

 

- HA to R. Coke Wood, Stockton, 2-17

 

- T.W. McKey, Advertising Manager, 3-1

 

- HA to George Helmer, Managing Editor, Sacramento Bee, 3-2

 

- HA, Commissioner, Chairman of the Public Education Committee to Hal White, 3-8

 

- Expense Account of HA to attend conference, 3-17/18

 

- Note from HA to "Thos.", 3-20

 

- H.B. White, Assistant County Executive, Sacramento to HA Commissioner, Chairman of the Public Education Committee, 3-21

 

- Archibald M. Ull, Jr., 4-10

 

- HA to Walt Hanna Jr., Gilroy, 5-5

 

- Michael N. Canlis, Sheriff-Coroner, San Joaquin Co., 5-18

 

- HA, Chairman, Public Education Comm. to California Highway Commission, 5-23

 

- HA, Chairman, Public Education Comm. to California Highway Commission, 5-23

 

- Memo from Audrey Brown (n.d.).

 

- HA to Audrey Neasham, Historian (Division of Beaches and Parks Department of Natural Resources), 6-9

 

- HA to Pierre Salinger, Presidential Press Secty., Washington D.C., 7-6

 

- Rex M. Whitton, Federal Highway Administrator, Washington D.C., 7-6

 

- Rex M. Whitton, Federal Highway Administrator, Washington D.C., 8-3

 

- Justin G. Turner, Los Angeles, 8-14

 

- HA to Justin G. Turner, Los Angeles, 8-15

 

- John A. Hussey, Regional Historian; San Francisco, (Sept. 18).

 

- Walter C. Frame, Attorney at Law; Sacrametno to L. Burr Belden, San Bernardino Daily Sun (Nov. 8).

 

- Robert B. Selby, 11-15

 

- An impartial report "The Truth About Los Angeles Freeways." [related to above corresp.]

 

- Walter C. Frame, Attorney at Law to L. Burr Belden, San Bernardino, 10-20

 

1.6: HAL ALTMAN: CITY COUNCIL CAMPAIGN, 1960-1961

 

1960

 

- Campaign Statement of Hal Altman

 

- Platform: Hal Altman for City Council [incl. biographical information] (n.d).

 

1961

 

- Suggestions for filing campaign statements by Everett M. Glenn, City Attorney (Oct. 17).

 

1.7: MISCELLANEOUS CALIFORNIA HISTORICAL SOCIETIES MATERIALS

 

1957

 

- Conference of California Historical Societies Newsletter 4:1 (n.d.)

 

- Resolution of the Sacramento County Historical Society (Mar. 8)

 

- Resolution of the Sacramento Book Collectors Club. (Mar. 13).

 

- Historical Preservation - Historic Sites presented at Conference of California Historical Societies, San Diego by John A. Hussey (June 21).

 

1958

 

- Fourth Annual Meeting of the Conference of California Historical Societies; Hoberg's, Lake County (June 26-28).

 

1960

 

- Ninth Annual Symposium of Historical Societies of Northern California and Southern Oregon presented by Edwin Gledhill, Santa Barbara (Oct. 1).

 

1961

 

- Folsom Historical Society, Folsom to Senator Al Rodda, Sacramento, 1-12

 

-HA to Eden Motor Lodge, 3-17 [reserving rm. for Calif. Hist. Fdtn. Institute]

 

- Program; The Seventh Annual Meeting of the Conference of California Historical Societies (June 22-24).

 

- Walter C. Frame, Attorney at Law, Sacramento to the Members of the Legislative Committee, 12-6

 

- Walter C. Frame, Chairman Legislative Committee, Sacramento to "Whom It May Concern," 12-6

 

1.8: MISCELLANY

 

-Photo of three men and a woman in front of rack of 19th c. rifles w/ business card of Dain J. Domich, Pres. Town & Country Village, Sacto. [b/w 8x10 glossy]

 

-Invitation by VFW Lieut. Lansdale Post no. 67 to visit dedication of plaque at site of Camp Union, 1861-1862, n.d.

 

-Frederick G. Dutton, Special Asst. to President to Michael N. Canlis, Sheriff-Coroner, San Joaquin Co., 6-12-61 [incl. env.]

 

-Flyer published by "Friends of the Buffalo Brewery" urging restoration of said brewery

 

-"Brief History of the Housing Problems of the Sutro Library, A branch of the California State Library," 7-21-59 [7 l.]