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A list of books consulted during the making of American Jerusalem:

Gertrude Atherton, My San Francisco, (Bobs Merrill Company,) 1946

Avraham Barkai, Branching out: German Jewish immigration to the United States 1820-1914 (New York, Holmes and Meier, 1994)

Gunther Barth, Instant Cities (University of New Mexico Press, 1988)

Misha Berson, The San Francisco Stage (San Francisco, San Francisco Performing Arts Library and Museum series, 1992)

Gray Brechin, Imperial San Francisco, Urban Power, Earthly Ruin (Berkeley, University of California press, 2006)

Yong Chen, Chinese San Francisco, 1850-1943 (Stanford University Press, 2000)

Peter Decker, Fortunes and Failures, White-Collar Mobility in 19th-Century San Francisco (Cambridge, Harvard University Press, 1978)

Hasia R. Diner, A Time for Gathering (Baltimore, The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1992)

Hasia R. Diner, The Jews of the United States, 1654 to 2000 (Berkeley, University of California Press, 2004)

Frances Dinkelspiel, Towers of Gold, How One Jewish Immigrant Named Isaias Hellman Created California (New York, St Martin’s Press, 2008)

Lynn Downey, Levi Strauss & Co. (Arcadia Publishing, 2007)

Ellen Eisenberg, The First to Cry Down Injustice? (Lexington Books, 2008)

Ellen Eisenberg, Ava F. Kahn, William Toll, Jews of the Pacific Coast, Reinventing Community on America's Edge (Seattle, University of Washington press, 2010)

Jerry Flamm, Good Life in Hard Times, San Francisco in the 20s and 30s (San Francisco, Chronicle Books, 1978)

Philip L. Fradkin, The Great Earthquake and Fire Storms of 1906: How San Francisco Nearly Destroyed Itself (Berkeley, University of California Press, 2005)

Rudolf Glanz, Studies in Judaica Americana (KTAV publishing house, Inc., New York, 1970)

Katharine Graham, Personal History (New York, First Vintage Books, 1977)

JS Holliday, The World Rushed in: The California Gold Rush Experience (University of Oklahoma press, 1981)

Eugenia Holmes and Carl Dahlgren, Adolph Sutro: A Brief Story of a Brilliant Life (Kessinger Publishing, 1895)

Frederick Isaac, Jews of Oakland and Berkeley (Arcadia publishing, 2009)

William Issel and Robert W. Cherny, San Francisco, 1865-1932 (University of California Press, 1986)

Ava F. Kahn, ed.; Jewish Life in the American West (Heyday Books, 2002)

Ava F. Kahn, Jewish Voices of the California Gold Rush (Detroit Wayne State University Press, 2002)

Ava F. Kahn and Marc Dollinger, California Jews (Brandeis University Press, 2003)

Guido Kisch, In Search of Freedom (Edward Goldston & Son, 1949)

Robert E. Levinson, The Jews and the California Gold Rush (Berkeley, Judas L. Magnes Museum, 1994)

Harriet Lane Levy, 920 O’Farrell Street, A Jewish Girlhood in Old San Francisco (Berkeley, Heydey Books, 1937)

Irena Narell, Our City: the Jews of San Francisco (San Diego, Howell-North Books, 1981)

F. Gordon O'Neill, Ernest Reuben Lilienthal and his Family (Stanford University Press, 1949)

Marc Lee Raphael, Profiles in American Judaism (San Francisco, Harper and Row, 1984)

Moses Rischin, ed. The Jews of the West (American Jewish Historical Society, 1979)

Moses Rischin, and John Livingston, ed; Jews of the American West (Detroit, Wayne St. University Press, 1991)

Malcolm Rohrbough, Days of Gold, the California Gold Rush and the American Nation (Berkeley, University of California Press, 1997)

Fred Rosenbaum, Cosmopolitans, a Social and Cultural History of the Jews at the San Francisco Bay Area (Berkeley, University of California Press, 2009)

Fred Rosenbaum, Visions of Reform: Congregation Emanu-El and the Jews of San Francisco 1849-1999 (Berkeley, Judith L. Magnes Museum, 2000)

Frances Bransten Rothmann, The Haas Sisters of Franklin Street (Berkeley, Judah L. Magnes Museum, 1979)

Howard M. Sachar, A History of the Jews in America (New York, Vintage Books, 1992)

Jonathan Sarna, ed.; The Jewish American Experience (New York, Holmes & Meier Publishers, 1986)

Kevin Starr, Americans and the California Dream, 1850-1945 (New York, Oxford University Press, 1973)

Norton B. Stern, Jewish refuge and homeland, Baja California travel series (Los Angeles, Dawson's Bookshop, 1973)

Robert E. Stewart Jr. and MF Stewart, Adolph Sutro, A Biography (San Diego, Howell North, 1962)

Irving Stone, Men to Match My Mountains (Edison, Castle Books, 2001)

Adolph Sutro, Sutro Tunnel. Minority Report (Washington, DC, M'Gill and Witherow, 1873)

Lately Thomas, A Debonair Scoundrel (New York, Holt, Reinhart and Winston 1962)

Frank Morton Todd, The Story of the Exposition (Nabu Public Domain Reprints, original pub date 1923)

Mark Twain, Roughing It (Berkeley, University of California Press,1993)

Jacob Voorsanger, Zionism: Open Letters (Memphis, General Books, 1904)

Richard White, Railroaded: The Transcontinentals and the Making of Modern America (New York, WW Norton & Co., 2011)

Simon Winchester, A Crack in the Edge of the World (New York, Harper/Collins, 2005)

Edward Zerin, Jewish San Francisco (Arcadia Publishing, 2006)