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Folder Scope & Content Paul Schraer Collection - Beth Jacob Congregation
Collection Paul Schraer Collection
Box / Folder PSC01
Collection Location JHSSD Archives
Series Organizational Records
Dates of Creation 1941-1999
Dates of Accumulation
Description (PSC)-Paul Schraer Collection consisting of 2 small boxes with books and photographs of Beth Jacob Congregation and copies of the Ratner Reporter from the Ratner Corporation (PSC01) and books and documents regarding B'nai B'rith: Fox/Heartland Lodge #1747 and Weinberger Lodge #370 (PSC02)

The materials in this collection were donated to the Jewish Historical Society of San Diego by Paul Schraer between 2002 and 2006. There are two parts to the collection, Box 1 is Beth Jacob Congregation. Box 2 is B'nai B'rith various lodges: Lasker, Heartland, Fox, Weinberger . The ledger book was in the possession of Vernon Kahn and was given to Paul Schraer.

New accessions added May 4, 2006 were: dues receipt book from B'nai B'rith Fox Lodge 1960s-1980s from Vernon Kahn; newspaper clippings, photographs, misc. papers regarding Beth Jacob congregation.

New accessions added May 31, 2007 were: copy of "90 Weinberger Years"; and miscellaneous issues of The Ratner Reporter 1968-1982, the newsletter of the Ratner Corporation. Paul Schraer was an employee. Those are located in a separate collection on the Ratner Family.

Added from Barbara Hurwitz Collection on 2/18/2010:
1953 Commemoration Booklet for Dedicationof Beth Jacob Synagogue, Founded April 1, 1939.

Added by Laurel Schwartz 10/26/10
First newsletter of Beth Jacob Congregation - xeroxed one page

2013 - the Ratner Reporter was moved to the Ratner Family Collection.