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Author Dinkelspiel, Frances.

Title Towers of gold : how one Jewish immigrant named Isaias Hellman created California / Frances Dinkelspiel.

Imprint New York : St. Martin's Press, 2008.

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Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Glendale History Room Reference    92 Hellman,I DIN    Available
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    92 Hellman,I DIN    Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description viii, 376 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [355]-360) and index.
Contents Introduction -- Panic -- New names, new lives -- Coming to Los Angeles -- A safe and a dream -- Marriage -- The Farmers and Merchants Bank -- The railroad -- Prosperity -- Transformation -- The Nevada Bank -- A death threat -- Trolleys and water -- Betrayal -- Wells Fargo -- Earthquake and fire -- Graft and cash -- Change -- War and anti-semitism -- The light fades -- Epilogue.
Subject Hellman, Isaias W. (Isaias William), 1842-1920.
Jews -- California -- Los Angeles -- Biography.
Jews, German -- California -- Los Angeles -- Biography.
Jewish bankers -- California -- Los Angeles -- Biography.
Capitalists and financiers -- California -- Los Angeles -- Biography.
Banks and banking -- California -- History -- 19th century.
Banks and banking -- California -- History -- 20th century.
ISBN 9780312355265 : $29.95
0312355262

 
    
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