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Box / Folder RON01
Folder Scope & Content Rose Neumann Collection
Collection Rose Neumann Collection
Collection Location Special Collections & University Archives
Series Papers, Personal
Description (RON) - Rose Neumann Collection - Rose Neumann was a native of Austria who lived in the United States since 1900. She had been a Jewish resident of San Diego since 1911. Rose Neumann was the started the San Diego Jewish Bulletin in 1914. Along with her husband, Al Neumann, they opened a hardware store on 6th , near Market St., in downtown San Diego. Among the many organizations with which Rose Neumann was affiliated, include: the USO, the United Jewish Federation, Hadassah, the Braille Institute, the Jewish Welfare Society (known today as the Jewish Family Services), Federated Jewish Charities, Ladies Hebrew Aid Society, United Jewish Appeal, the American Red Cross, the Salvation Army, San Diego War Chest, and Tifereth Israel's Daughters of Israel.

Those items donated by her son include:
1. A scrapbook from Jolly 16, dated April 27, 1947, signed by members and containing letters from a great variety of jewish oprganizations, San Diego business and industry leaders, and people who benefitted from her over the years.

2. A scrapbook containing newspaper clippings about and original phtographs of Mrs. Neumann and her charitable activities.

3. Personal Neumann family papers, including Rose Neumann's original naturlaization certificate.

4. Certificates of appreciation from organizations she served in and other non-specific materials.