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Gerta Ries Wiener

Biography

Letters, circa 100, from Gerta Ries Wiener to Mel Wacks concerning commemorative medals created by Wiener and commissioned by Wacks for the Judah L. Magnes Museum, from Emma Lazarus, Adolph Ochs, Benjamin N. Cardozo, Béla Schick, Ernestine L. Rose, Gertrude Stein, Louis D. Brandeis, Gershom Mendes Seixas, Henrietta Szold, Golda Meir, Gershom Mendes Seixas, and Jascha Heifetz (medal not made).

This is a partial copy of the Wiener material at the (Smithsonian) Archives of American Art, their catalog record is:

https://www.aaa.si.edu/collections/mel-wacks-papers-regarding-gerta-ries-wiener-and-jewishamerican-hall-fame-13610

Newman Portal acknowledges Mel Wacks and the American Israel Numismatic Association for making this material available.

 

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