Longue Vue House and Gardens historic collection, 1840-1981 (bulk, 1930-1970).
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Businessman and philanthropist. Born, Springfield, IL, 1862. President, Rosenwald and Weil, 1885-1906. Vice-president and treasurer, Sears, Roebuck and Company, 1910-1925; president and chairman of the board, 1925-1932. Founder, Julius Rosenwald Fund, 1917. Founder, Museum of Science and Industry, 1929. Trustee, University of Chicago, Tuskegee Institute, Rockefeller Foundation, Hull House, Art Institute of Chicago, and the Baron de Hirsch Fund. From the description of Papers, 1905-19...
Longue Vue House and Gardens in New Orleans, built between 1939 and 1942, was originally the home of Edith Rosenwald and Edgar Bloom Stern. Mrs. Stern was the daughter of Julius Rosenwald, a founder of Sears, Roebuck & Co.; Mr. Stern was the son of Maurice Stern, a New Orleans cotton broker. The Sterns followed their family tradition of leadership in business, civic and philanthropic affairs and were honored for their many contributions. They the only married couple to be separately awarded ...
Edgar Bloom Stern was born in New Orleans, Louisiana, in 1886 to Maurice and Hannah Bloom Stern. Maurice Stern was a partner in the firm of Lehman, Stern and Co., whose offices were located at the corner of Baronne and Gravier Streets, but were moved in 1917 to 840-842 Union Street. The family home was located at 5115 Saint Charles Avenue. Edgar Stern lived most of his life in New Orleans with the exception of attending college at Harvard University. Mr. Stern had an active business and civic ca...