75 years ago
May 13, 1921
Since World War I, the Jewish population of Latvia has declined from 230,000 to 110,000 the result of privation, disease and forced exiles, according to the American Jewish Relief Committee.
50 years ago
May 10, 1946
San Francisco Jews donate $433,700 during the first week of the Jewish National Welfare Campaign to aid the Jews in war-wracked Europe. This figure is 34 percent of the goal set for the city.