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All In The Family: The Gerstles
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'''All In The Family: The Gerstles'''
  
 
The failure of the revolutions of 1848 in Central and Western Europe to produce a change in the second class citizen status of Jews and the anti-Jewish policies of the Czar in Russia prompted many Jews to emigrate to the United States. Among that tide of immigrants was young [[ALASKA COMMERCIAL CORPORATION |Lewis Gerstle]] who came to this country in 1843, first settling in Louisville, Kentucky before arriving in California in 1850.
 
The failure of the revolutions of 1848 in Central and Western Europe to produce a change in the second class citizen status of Jews and the anti-Jewish policies of the Czar in Russia prompted many Jews to emigrate to the United States. Among that tide of immigrants was young [[ALASKA COMMERCIAL CORPORATION |Lewis Gerstle]] who came to this country in 1843, first settling in Louisville, Kentucky before arriving in California in 1850.
  
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== Prominent early San Francisco Jewish family, the Gerstles. Photograph of the family. ==
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Unfinished History

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All In The Family: The Gerstles

The failure of the revolutions of 1848 in Central and Western Europe to produce a change in the second class citizen status of Jews and the anti-Jewish policies of the Czar in Russia prompted many Jews to emigrate to the United States. Among that tide of immigrants was young Lewis Gerstle who came to this country in 1843, first settling in Louisville, Kentucky before arriving in California in 1850.


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