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Fligelman family papers, 1930-1985

Belle Fligelman Winestine (1891-1985) was a Montana feminist, journalist, author, and supporter of the arts. In 1916, she became an administrative assistant to Congresswoman Jeannette Rankin. Her husband, Norman Winestine, in addition to being a merchant, was also involved with Montana history and art. Frieda Fligelman (1890-1978) was a linguistic sociologist and a feminist. Fanny Fligelman Brin (1884-1961), a feminist and a civic and Jewish activist, became president of the National Council of Jewish Women. Julius Fligelman (1895-1980), based in Los Angeles, was a furniture maker, philanthropist, and Zionist; he also established the Julius Fligelman Chair in Life and Civilization at the University of Judaism, in Los Angeles. Other family members include: Daniel Fligelman, sculptor; John Levy, poet; Stephen Fligelman, civil and human rights activist; Sol Fligelman, Minnesota businessman and Zionist leader; and Fred A. Fligelman, merchant, art patron, and active contributor to civic and Jewish causes.

Correspondence; newspaper clippings; obituaries; and a genealogy of the Brin, Barron, Cain, Epstein, Falk, Firestone, Fligelman, Gittleson, Goldfeather, Goodman, Ingber, Kejlis, Lewinsky, and Friedman families, compiled by Howard B. Brin. Persons represented include Belle Fligelman Winestein, Frieda Fligelman, Fanny Fligelman Brin, Julius Fligelman, Daniel Fligelman, John Levy, Stephen Fligelman, Sol Fligelman, and Fred A. Fligelman.


Fligelman family


1 box (.2 linear feet)

Collection #

BANC MSS 2010/706

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