Elise Stern Haas

the appreciation of quality by Elise Stern Haas

Publisher: Regional Oral History Office, Bancroft Library, University of California in Berkeley, Calif

Written in English
Published: Pages: 209 Downloads: 694
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  • Haas, Elise Stern.,
  • Women philanthropists -- California -- San Francisco -- Biography.,
  • San Francisco Bay Area (Calif.) -- Intellectual life.
  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesAppreciation of quality
    Statementan interview conducted by Harriet Nathan in 1972 ; with introductions by Meyer Friedman and Henry T. Hopkins.
    GenreBiography.
    SeriesCalifornia Jewish community series
    ContributionsNathan, Harriet., Bancroft Library. Regional Oral History Office.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 209 p. :
    Number of Pages209
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22938925M

  Eighty-six years old and traveling by wheelchair, former Levi Strauss & Co. President Peter E. Haas Sr. appeared at the company's Battery Street headquarters four days a .   Haas was born in in San Francisco, to Elise Stern Haas and Walter A. Haas Sr. His family was more philanthropic than religious. When he was interviewed as part of the JCF Oral History Project at U.C. Berkeley, he said that he never had a formal Jewish education, nor a bar mitzvah. Rather, his family expressed its Judaism through tzedakah. Elise Stern Haas: The Appreciation of Quality Interviewee(s): Haas, Elise Stern Interviewer(s): Nathan, Harriet Project: Advocacy and Philanthropy - Individual Interviews Interview date(s): Resource. You're welcome, guys. Apparently, the University of California has some 5, or more photographs which they acquired from Elise Stern Haas, before she died in Many of the photographs are from the s through the s, but she had other photographs handed down from her mother, Rosalie Country: New York City, New York, United States.

Haas eliminated the dry-goods business when he took over and focused the company on clothing, doubling revenue from $3 million to $6 million per year. The sons of Walter A. Haas and Elise Stern, Peter E. Haas, Sr., and Walter A. Haas, Jr., were born into the Levi-Strauss family business. When Elise Stern Haas and her husband, Walter, sold their house in Pacific Heights, they moved into the penthouse located at Pacific Avenue. Because the apartment had spectacular views of San Francisco and the bay, Elkins chose teal gray as the background in the living room, covering the walls, the sofas, and the curtains in this restful.   “As the fourth generation of my family to oversee the festival, I am committed to continuing the many traditions inaugurated by my great-grandmother, Rosalie Meyer Stern, as well as my grandmother, Elise Stern Haas, and my mother, Rhoda Haas Goldman, each of whom led the festival before me,” Goldman said.   SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 7 — Walter A. Haas Sr., former chairman of the board of Levi Strauss & Company, died in his sleep early today. In he married Elise Stern.

Credit Line: The Agnes E. Meyer and Elise Stern Haas Fund and Accessions Committee Fund: gift of Collectors Forum, Doris and Donald G. Fisher, Evelyn Haas, Mimi and Peter Haas, Pam and Dick Kramlich, Elaine McKeon, Byron R. Meyer, Nancy and Steven Oliver, Helen and Charles Schwab, Norah and Norman Stone, Danielle and Brooks Walker Jr., and Pat.   “After all, I’m following in the footsteps of my great-grandmother, Rosalie Meyer Stern; my grandmother, Elise Stern Haas, and my mother, Rhoda Haas Goldman. And our year-old mission Author: Catherine Bigelow.

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Elise Stern Haas: The appreciation of quality (California Jewish community series) [Elise Stern Haas] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Haas, Elise Stern Interviewer(s): Nathan, Harriet Title: Elise Stern Haas: The Appreciation of Quality Abstract: The Newmarks, Meyers, Sterns, Haases and descendants, growing up in San Francisco: mother's musical friends, activities in public welfare and recreation, and establishment of Stern Grove; marriage to Walter A.

Haas; family gifts to. Haas (Elise Stern) papers, Elise Stern Haas was born in San Francisco on Oct. 29,the only child of Rosalie Meyer and Sigmund Stern. Her father was president of Levi Strauss and Co., and nephew of Levi Strauss, who founded the firm in Inshe married Walter A.

Haas, president of Levi Strauss and Co. from to Compiled by Elise Stern Haas throughout her lifetime, the collection offers a broad pictorial sweep of several generations of a Elise Stern Haas book Bay Area family. The primary focus of the collection is Elise Stern Haas and her husband Walter A.

Haas, Sr. Mrs. Haas wan for many associated with Mount Zion Hospi- tal, where she served as presldent from to She headed the ELISE STERN HAAS Grandniece of Levi Strauu San Francisco League of Women'r Voters, the Visiting Nune Assoclr- tlon and Red Cross blood drlvea during World War XI.

The Hoasea ah made signlfk. The Elise Stern Haas Family Papers,contains correspondence, personal and family papers, providing an intimate account of several generations of this distinguished San Francisco family.

The bulk of the collection dates from. The Elise Stern Haas Family Photograph Collection was transferred from the Elise Stern Haas Family Papers (BANC MSS 92/ c). Biography Elise Stern Haas was born in San Francisco, California on Octothe only child of Rosalie Meyer and Sigmund Stern.

Haas was the first woman president of both the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art and Mount Zion Hospital. Own a piece of history. "Apo" our hardcover book about the 50th anniversary of the. Buy Elise Stern Haas: The appreciation of quality (California Jewish community series) by Elise Stern Haas (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Elise Stern Haas. Get this from a library. Elise Stern Haas correspondence, circa Elise Stern Haas book S Haas; Sara Bard Field; Janet Flanner; Marino Marini; Henri Matisse; Darius Milhaud; Henry Moore; Alice B Toklas; Bruno Walter; Michael Stein; Thérèse Jelenko] -- Includes letters from Sara Bard Field, Janet Flanner, Marino Marini, Henri Matisse, Darius Milhaud, Henry Moore, Alice B.

Toklas and Bruno Walter. [Elise Stern Haas and Walter A. Haas, Sr.] Image / Look at the Time. [Elise Stern Haas and Walter A. Haas, Sr.] View source image on the Online Archive of California.

× Get Citation. We recommend you include the following information in your citation. The estate of Elise Stern Haas Access Unrestricted Preferred Citation [Identification of item], Elise S. Haas Papers, Archives Haas 1, The Music Library, University of California.

Biography Elise Stern Haas (c) was a prominent patron and philanthropist in the San Francisco area, especially in the performing arts and Jewish communities. Elise Stern Haas was born in San Francisco, California on Octothe only child of Rosalie Meyer and Sigmund Stern.

Her father was president of Levi Strauss and Co., and nephew of Levi Strauss, a Bavarian immigrant who founded the San Francisco firm in   The Walter and Elise Haas Foundation is a Bay Area “philanthropy” founded by Walter Haas.

Walter Haas is the son of Jewish Bavarian immigrants, who married Elise Stern, daughter and niece of the founders of Levi Strauss Jeans. Haas is best known for being the President of Levi Strauss fromhe is credited with saving and growing. Early life and education.

Haas was born to a Jewish family in San Francisco, the son of Elise (née Stern) and Walter A. mother was the daughter of Sigmund Stern (the nephew of Levi Strauss and the son of David Stern); and Rosalie (née Meyer) Stern (the daughter of Harriet Newmark Meyer and Marc Eugene Meyer; and the granddaughter of rabbi Joseph Newmark).Children: 3 (including Bob Haas and Walter J.

Haas). His earliest memory is of "seeing my grandmother (Elise Stern Haas) sitting at the table under an apple tree that's no longer here.

There were old people in broad-brimmed sun hats, and a lot of. Mrs. Haas’s passion for art was encouraged by her mother-in-law, Elise Stern Haas, a renowned collector and an early member of the SFMOMA Board of Trustees from Elise made extraordinary donations to the museum over the years.

Get this from a library. Elise Stern Haas family papers, (bulk ). [Elise S Haas; Walter A Haas; Online Archive of California.] -- Contains correspondence, personal and family papers, providing an intimate account of several generations of this distinguished San Francisco family.

The bulk of the collection dates from to. Elise Stern Haas Collection, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley SFMOMA curatorial files, Department of Painting and Sculpture Category.

Elise Stern Haas died at Mount Zion Hospital on Octo From the guide to the Elise Stern Haas Family Papers,(), (The Bancroft Library.) Biography. Elise Stern Haas was born in San Francisco in She was the daughter of Rosalie Meyer and Sigmund Stern, who was the president of Levi Strauss and Co.

and the. Audio Books & Poetry Community Audio Computers, Technology and Science Music, Full text of "The appreciation of quality: oral history transcript / and related material, " See other formats Missing: Elise Stern Haas.

InHaas married Elise Stern, daughter of Sigmund Stern, the son of David Stern and the nephew of Levi Strauss (Strauss had died unmarried and without children and Children: Rhoda Haas Goldman, Peter E.

Haas, Walter. A major collection of 20th-century art, dominated by Matisse's famous "Woman in a Hat," has been left to the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art by Elise Stern Haas.

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Stern, and the couple’s daughter, Elise, married Walter Haas, Sr. Elise Stern Haas’ papers have long been one of Bancroft’s most significant collec-tions. But the story doesn’t end there. e Magnes also holds the papers of Walter Haas’ parents, Abraham Haas and Fanny Koshland, as well as those of Rhoda Haas Goldman, Walter’s.

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Region 1 Photograph Collection, ca. ; National Association for the Advancement of. Walter A. Haas, Sr., for whom the school is named, graduated from Berkeley’s College of Commerce in His long association with Levi Strauss & Co.

began in when he married Elise Stern, the founder’s grandniece and daughter of the firm’s president, Sigmund Stern. The Bancroft Library and the Oral History Center have maintained an abiding interest in documenting the development and impact of organized philanthropy in northern California.

The oral histories in the subject area record the experiences and philosophies of men and women who have significantly shaped charitable activities in the Bay Area, many.

Elise Stern Haas Family Papers,() Bancroft Library: referencedIn: Fry, Roger Eliot, Letters sent to Simon Bussy and family, Getty Research Institute: referencedIn: Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.).

Courtesy Elise Stern Haas family photographs, The University of California, Berkeley. The Los Angeles Herald, in a article, stated that “Haas, Baruch and company, distributors of the well-known Iris line of high-grade canned foods, have been identified with the growth of.

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