Finding aid for the Abraham Stearn Photographs

Repository: Western Reserve Historical Society
Creator: Stearn, Abraham
Title: Abraham Stearn Photographs
Dates: 1870-1920
Extent: 0.20 linear feet (1 container)
Abstract: Abraham Stearn (1847-1921) was a Cleveland, Ohio-born philanthropist and financier. He joined Moses, Levy and Co., a fancy goods and toy store, in 1868. It became Levy and Stearn in 1872 and Stearn and Co., ca. 1905. Stearn was a director of the Society for Savings, the American Savings Bank and other institutions. He was a trustee of the Foundation of Jewish Charities and of the Jewish Orphan Asylum. He married Bertha Rohrheimer in 1876. The collection consists of individual portraits of Abraham Stearn; individual and group portraits of family members, friends, and associates; views of the Abraham Stearn residences on Case Avenue and Magnolia Drive; exteriors of the Levy and Stearn Department Stores on Superior Avenue and on Euclid Avenue;and portraits of the officers of the Federation of Jewish Charities.
PG Number PG 343
Location: closed stacks
Language: The records are in English