Aaron Aaronsohn correspondence, 1917 Dec. 11.
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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...
Accomplished Palestinian agronomist, ardent Zionist, and organizer of an intelligence gathering apparatus for the British during World War I. From the description of Aaron Aaronsohn papers, 1912-1984. (Jewish Historical Society of Maryland Library). WorldCat record id: 70968944 Aaron Aaronsohn (1876-1919) was a Zionist leader who was with the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture and later founded the Jewish Agricultural Experimental Station in Haifa. He was killed in Palestine in 1919 ...