Isaias Wolf Hellman (1842–1920)
College of Arts Humanities and Social Sciences, Center for Judaic Studies
Isaias Wolf Hellman, Jewish history
Born in a small town in Bavaria, Isaias Wolf Hellman was one of a number of German-Jewish immigrants whose entrepreneurial and philanthropic efforts helped transform Los Angeles and San Francisco from rough mining camps into two of America’s leading urban centers.
Copyright held by the German Historical Institute.
Abrams, J. (2016). Isaias Wolf Hellman (1842-1920). In Giles R. Hoyt (Ed.), Immigrant entrepreneurship: The German American business biography 1720 to the present volume 3. Washington, D.C.: German Historical Institute. https://www.immigrantentrepreneurship.org/entries/isaias-wolf-hellman/