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History of the Jews of Los Angeles

Max Vorspan

History of the Jews of Los Angeles

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Published by Jewish Publication Society of America in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Los Angeles (Calif.),
  • California,
  • Los Angeles
    • Subjects:
    • Jews -- California -- Los Angeles -- History.,
    • Los Angeles (Calif.) -- Ethnic relations.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statementby Max Vorspan and Lloyd P. Gartner.
      SeriesRegional history series of the American Jewish History Center of the Jewish Theological Seminary of America
      ContributionsGartner, Lloyd P., 1927-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF869.L89 J58x 1970b
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 362, 12 p., [16] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages362
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3005703M
      LC Control Number84672960


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