Guggenheim Will Adds $1,975,000 to Philanthropy
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Guggenheim Will Adds $1,975,000 to Philanthropy

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The will of Daniel Guggenheim, famous copper magnate and philanthropist who died last week, sets aside $1,500,000 for the Daniel and Florence Guggenheim Foundation, which was incorporated in 1924 for the purpose of promoting “through charitable and benevolent activities the well-being of mankind throughout the world.” The will also directs that $475,000 be added to the $2,025,000 already given to the Daniel Guggenheim Fund for the Promotion of Aeronautics.

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The digitization of the JTA Archive would not have been possible without the generous support of the following donors:
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  • Righteous Persons Foundation
  • Charles H. Revson Foundation
  • Elisa Spungen Bildner and Robert Bildner, in honor of Norma Spungen
  • George S. Blumenthal
  • Grace and Scott Offen Charitable Fund