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  • Td96k915t?file=thumbnail
    Date: 1900
    Contributing Institution: Graduate Theological Union
    Description: Sisters Erna and Edith. Erna Biberstein (1890-1978), like her sister Edith, went on to higher education in Breslau, becoming a gynecologist. Her husband, Hans Biberstein (1898-1965), a dermatologist, was able to bring his family to New York in 1938. Their children Susanne and Ernest ultimately both moved to California. Dr. Biberstein was contacted from time to time in the Sixties regarding her sister and the efforts for beatification. Her role was to make sure that the facts regarding her family and her sister were correct.
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    Contributing Institution: Graduate Theological Union
    Description: Gravestone of Edith Stein's father, Siegfried Stein (1843-1893). He died sudenly while on a business trip, Frauenwaldau/Goschutz, when Edith was 18 months old. He ran a lumber business, which was subsequently run very successfully by his wife Auguste.
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    Date: 1930/1940
    Contributing Institution: Graduate Theological Union
    Description: Edith Stein's mother, Auguste Stein, nee Courant, 1849-1936, and aunt, Selma Horowitz, nee Courant.
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    Creator: Schaller, Rev. Winfred B., 1922-1983
    Date: 1972
    Contributing Institution: Graduate Theological Union
    Description: Rev. Winfred B. Schaller left the CLC in 1972. In a letter on "Why We Left the CLC," Schaller writes that he was censored more and more and then forced to resign from editing the periodical, The Lutheran Confession. He finished his ministry serving a Missouri Synod congregation in Indio, California. He died in 1983.
  • 6395wf17c?file=thumbnail
    Date: 1994-04-11
    Contributing Institution: Graduate Theological Union
    Description: Jean-Bertrand Aristide, deposed president of Haiti, and Gus Schultz, president of the National Sanctuary Defense Fund and pastor of the University Lutheran Chapel in Berkeley, at reception at First Congregational Church. The visit by Aristide was sponsored by Graduate Theological Union and Northern California Ecumenical Council. Color photo: 3 x 5 inches.
  • Zc77sx51f?file=thumbnail
    Date: 1985
    Contributing Institution: Graduate Theological Union
    Description: An artists rendition of Oscar A. Romero, the assassinated bishop of San Salvador, as an Orthodox icon. color print: one page, two-sided, 7 x 5 inches.
  • Bz60d387f?file=thumbnail
    Date: 1990/1995
    Contributing Institution: Graduate Theological Union
    Description: Small poster of the El Salvador martyrs who were killed on November 16, 1989. Armed men entered the Jesuit residence at the University of Central America in San Salvador and shot and killed six Jesuit priests and two others. Killed were Ignacio Ellacuria, the rector (president) of the university; Ignacio Martin-Baro, vice-regent; Segundo Montes; Arnando Lopez; Joaquin Lopez y Lopez; Juan Ramon Moreno; Julia Elba Ramos, the cook; and Cecilia Ramos, the cook's daughter. 8 x 10.5 inches (20.32 x 26.67 cm)
  • Rf55zg07h?file=thumbnail
    Date: 1993
    Contributing Institution: Graduate Theological Union
    Description: Poster commemorating the 13th anniversary of the assassination of Monsenor Romero on March 24, 1980. 10.75 x 16.75 inches (27.3 x 40.6)
  • 9w0329096?file=thumbnail
    Date: 1940-1942
    Contributing Institution: Graduate Theological Union
    Description: Edith Stein transfers to the Carmelite monastery in Echt following increasing anti-Jewish activities in Germany after Kristallnacht. Edith asked permission of the Echt prioress to make three spiritual acts of self-oblation: one on behalf of the Jewish people, one for peace in the world, and one for the sanctification of the Carmelite order. Her sister Rosa joins her there. Both try to obtain visas to Switzerland.
  • K3569b649?file=thumbnail
    Date: 1930
    Contributing Institution: Graduate Theological Union
    Description: Robert Whitaker was a Baptist minister in Los Gatos, California. He was politically active in many issues including socialism, communism, pacifism, the labor movement, and the American Civil Liberties Union. He was a prolific author of articles and poetry, contributing to liberal religious and labor journals. He was once arrested under the Criminal Syndicalism Act for participating in a pacifist assembly, and later worked to free labor activist Tom Mooney from prison. Whitaker's friends and collegues included Upton Sinclair, Jack London, Fanny Bixby Spencer, John Haynes Holmes, and Anna Louise Strong.