JGSLA Bibliography – Roots-Key Website – Resource Guide Section

Books Documenting Jews in Los Angeles

Barryte, Marcia Aron. Dance among the Sephardic Jews from Rhodes living in Los Angeles. 1984.
Bancroft, Hubert Howe, California Pioneer Register and Index 1542-1848, Including Inhabitants of California, 1769-1800 and List of Pioneers, extracted from Bancroft, Hubert Howe. History of California. San Francisco, CA: History Company, 1884-1890.
Cogan, Sara G. The Jews of Los Angeles, 1849-1945; An Annotated BibliographyBerkeley: Western Jewish History Center. 1980.
Doheny Stacks Z6373.U5bC58 1980
Cohen, Benjamin. Constancy and Change in the Jewish Family Agency of Los Angeles, 1854-1970. Unpublished thesis, University of Southern California, 1972. Social Work HV99.L7C6
Edwards, Harvey. Fairfax: Photographs and Poems.Los Angeles: Copley Press West. 1976. Architecture F869.L875.F35 1976
Fogelson, Robert M. Fragmented Metropolis, Los Angeles 1850-1930. Berkeley and Los Angeles. University of California Press. 1967, 1993.
Gabler, Neal. An Empire of Their Own: How the Jews Invented Hollywood. New York: Doubleday. 1989. Cinema-TV; Leavey PN1993.5U65G28
Glanz, Rudolf. Jews in California 1949-1880.
Goldmann, Jack Benjamin, A history of pioneer Jews in California, 1849-1870. Berkeley, CA. 1940.
Hirsh, Pauline, Editor, “Two Pair Pants Come With This Coat – A Perfect Fit, History of Jews in the Southern California Apparel Business.” Legacy, Vol. 1 / No. 2. Los Angeles. Southern California Jewish Historical Society. 1988.
Home of Peace Memorial Park – 1st Hundred Years, Volume 1 and 2 (Index to burials 1855-1955), compiled by Margaret J. Shulz, Burbank, CA. Southern California Genealogical Society. February 1998.
Huttler, Rubin A. An Exploratory Study of the Development of Jewish Studies in American Higher Education with Special Emphasis on Three Contemporary Programs. Unpublished thesis. University of Southern California. 1979. Education Ph.D. ED’79 H983
Jewish Historical Society of Southern California. Meet Me At Brooklyn And Soto” . Video. Jewish Historical Society. 1995.
Kramer, William M. Editor. Sephardic Jews in the West Coast states. Editorial. Los Angeles, CA. Published for the Skirball Cultural Center by Western States Jewish History Association. 1996
Kronzek, Lynn C. “Fairfax…” Legacy, Vol. 1/ No. 4. Los Angeles. Jewish Historical Society of Southern California. 1990.
Malamut, Joseph Loeb. Southwest Jewry : an account of Jewish progress and achievement in the Southland. Edited by Joseph L. Malamut. Los Angeles: Sunland Publishing Co.  Los Angeles Jewish Institution and their Leaders, [1926-1957]. Three volumes 1926,1927,1957.
Moore, Deborah. To the Golden Cities: Pursuing the American Jewish Dream in Miami and Los Angeles. Toronto. Free Press. 1994. Doheny Stacks F319.M6M824
Mt. Sinai Yearbook – 1946. Los Angeles. [History of Los Angeles Jewish Congregations, Synagogues and organizations.]
Myerhoff, Barbara. Number Our Days. New York. Simon and Schuster. 1980. Leavey; Gerontology; Social Work F869.V36M9

Newmark, Harris. Sixty Years in Southern California-1853-1913.

This can be read on the web at http://www.ancestry.com by doing an advanced  surname search with keywords Los Angeles.

Newmark, Leo M.D. California Family Newmark, an intimate history. Santa Monica, CA. Norton B. Stern, 1970.
Pratt, Norma Fain. “Women Moving Forward: Dreamers, Builders, Leaders, A History of Jewish Women in Southern California.” Legacy, Vol. 1, No. 3. Los Angeles. Southern California Jewish Historical Society. 1989.
Reisner, Neil. Editor. Jewish Los Angeles: a guideLos Angeles CA. Jewish Federation-Council of Greater Los Angeles. 1976.
Rochlin, Harriet and Fred. Pioneer Jews: A New Life in the Far West. Houghton MIfflin, Boston. 1984. Arc F 596.3 J5 R63 1983
Rogin, Michael. Blackface, White Noise — Jewish Immigrants in the Hollywood Melting PotBerkeley, CA. University of California Press. 1996.
Sandberg, Neil C. Jewish Life in Los Angeles: A Window to Tomorrow. Lanham. UPA, 1986. Doheny Stacks; Leavey F869.L89J57 1986
Sass, Stephen J. Jewish Los Angeles–a guide: everything Jewish under the sun. Los Angeles, CA. Council on Jewish Life. Jewish Federation Council of Greater Los Angeles, CA. 1982.
“History of the Jewish Presence in Hollywood – From Cowboy to Corporate Leader.” Legacy, Vol. 1 – No. 1.  Los Angeles.  Southern California Jewish Historical Society. 1987.
Stern, Norton. Jews in Early Santa Monica, A Centennial Review. Jewish Federation Council of Greater Los Angeles & Western States Jewish History. Santa Monica, CA. 1975.
Stern, Norton B. Morris L. Goodman: The First American Councilman of the City of Los Angeles. Los Angeles. 1981.Special Collections F8868.L8S47
Stern, Norton B. Editor. The Jews of Los Angeles: urban pioneersLos Angeles, CA. Southern California Jewish Historical Society. 1981.
Stern, Norton B. Mannie’s Crowd: Emanuel Lowenstein. Arthur H. Clark Company.  Glendale.1970.
Stern, Norton B.  California Jewish History, a descriptive bibliography, over five hundred fifty works for the period Gold Rush to post-World War I. Glendale, CA. Arthur H. Clark Company. 1967.
Stern, Stephen. The Sephardic Jewish community of Los Angeles. New York, NY, Arno Press, 1980, 1977 The Birth of Modern Los Angeles Jewry, Including the Honor Roll of 900 Leaders and Supporters of its First Federation – 1912. Compiled by Norton B. Stern. 1973.
Turner, Justin G. The first decade of Los Angeles Jewry: a pioneer history (1850-1860). Philadelphia, PA. 1964.
Varenne, Hervbe. Symbolizing America. Lincoln: U of Nebraska P, 1986. Doheny Stacks E169.02.S974 1986
Vorspan, Max. History of the Jews of Los Angeles. San Marino. Huntington Library. 1970. Doheny Stacks; Social Work F869.L8V6
Wartenberg, Henry. Los Angeles Jewry in 1870 –with a biographical introduction. Santa Monica, CA. Norton B. Stern. 1977.

Newspaper articles 

LA Times Archives-
Breed Street Shul dated October 18, 1984

Articles by Bob Hattem

Rudd., Hynda, Editor..  Los Angeles And Its Environs In The Twentieth Century:  A Bibliography of a Metropolis 1970-1990 with a Directory of Resources in Los Angeles County.  Los Angeles City Historical Society.
Hattem, Maurice “Bob”.”Let The Games Begin,” The Branding Iron, June 1984, #155, 12-16.
Hattem, Maurice “Bob”.”March 10, 1933″  Earthquake, The Branding Iron, #131, June 1978.
Hattem, Maurice “Bob”.”The Mary Foy Calif. Room”, The Branding Iron, #1381, March, 1980.
Hattem, Maurice “Bob”.”I.M. Hattem and His LA Supermarket”, Western States Historical  Quarterly.
Hattem, Maurice “Bob”.”I.M. Hattem and His LA Supermarket”, Californians Magazine, Vol 6, No. 3, May-June, 1988.
Hattem, Maurice “Bob”.”A VIP Tour Mary Foy California Room” Biblio-Cal Notes, Vol. 14/2.
Hattem, Maurice “Bob”.”The Centennial Hop”, California Historian, Vol. 28, No. 2, 1981.
Hattem, Maurice “Bob”.”The Visit of King Carlos I and Queen Sofia of Spain to the Sephardic Temple Tifereth Israel  October 1, 1987″.  The Royal Visit; An Historical Reencounter Between Spain and Her Jewish People, Santa Barbara, 1991,