Nathan Straus (1848-1931)

Nathan Straus was a philanthropist who helped establish compulsary pasteurization of milk. Straus was the park commissioner of New York City from 1889 to 1893 and the president of the board of health in 1898, but he refused the Democratic nomination for mayor in 1894. In the last two decades of his life he gave most of his fortune to charities in Palestine.

Date:
1900 circa 5 years
Original Format:
Photographic Print
Item#:
MES04923
Height:
980px
Width:
655px
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