Book/Printed Material Sixty years in Southern California, 1853-1913, containing the reminiscences of Harris Newmark,

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Title
Sixty years in Southern California, 1853-1913, containing the reminiscences of Harris Newmark,
Summary
Harris Newmark (1834-1916), son of a modest Prussian Jewish merchant, sailed to America in 1853 to join his older brother in Los Angeles. He made a fortune in real estate, the wholesale grocery business, and hides and wools, becoming a leader in the local Jewish community and the city at large. Sixty years in Southern California (1916) begins with his description of Los Angeles as he found it; judges and lawyers, merchants and shops, churches and other landmarks. In the chapters that follow, Newmark organizes his materials chronologically and outlines his various mercantile partnerships and traces changing patterns of social life in Los Angeles, political factions, railroad construction in southern California, crime and vigilantism, the Chinese Massacre of 1871, and real estate speculations. In a more personal vein, he chronicles Jewish family life and philantropy.
Contributor Names
Newmark, Harris, 1834-1916.
Newmark, Maurice Harris, 1859-1929.
Newmark, Marco Ross, 1878-
Worden, James Perry, 1866-
Created / Published
New York, The Knickerbocker press, 1926.
Subject Headings
-  Los Angeles (Calif.)
-  California, Southern
-  Ethnic groups--California
-  Urbanization--California
-  Real estate development--California
-  Law--Political aspects--California
-  Religion and ethics--California
-  Business--California
Notes
-  With the collaboration of Perry Worden. cf. p. viii, xii.
-  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
Medium
xxxiii p., 1 l., 732 p. front., plates, facsims., ports. 24 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
F869.L8 N48 1926
Digital Id
http://0-hdl.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/loc.gdc/calbk.023
Library of Congress Control Number
26012771
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Harris Newmark (1834-1916), son of a modest Prussian Jewish merchant, sailed to America in 1853 to join his older brother in Los Angeles. He made a fortune in real estate, the wholesale grocery business, and hides and wools, becoming a leader in the local Jewish community and the city at large. Sixty years in Southern California (1916) begins with his description of Los Angeles as he found it; judges and lawyers, merchants and shops, churches and other landmarks. In the chapters that follow, Newmark organizes his materials chronologically and outlines his various mercantile partnerships and traces changing patterns of social life in Los Angeles, political factions, railroad construction in southern California, crime and vigilantism, the Chinese Massacre of 1871, and real estate speculations. In a more personal vein, he chronicles Jewish family life and philantropy.
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"California as I Saw It:" First-Person Narratives of California's Early Years, 1849-1900.

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Chicago citation style:

Newmark, Harris, Maurice Harris Newmark, Marco Ross Newmark, and James Perry Worden. Sixty years in Southern California, -1913, containing the reminiscences of Harris Newmark. New York, The Knickerbocker press, 1926. Pdf. https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/26012771/.

APA citation style:

Newmark, H., Newmark, M. H., Newmark, M. R. & Worden, J. P. (1926) Sixty years in Southern California, -1913, containing the reminiscences of Harris Newmark. New York, The Knickerbocker press. [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/26012771/.

MLA citation style:

Newmark, Harris, et al. Sixty years in Southern California, -1913, containing the reminiscences of Harris Newmark. New York, The Knickerbocker press, 1926. Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/26012771/>.