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Sam Brylawski, descendant of store owner, James Lansburgh

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2015-08-25T15:43:55.000Z
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Sam Brylawski, descendant of store owner, James Lansburgh
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Mr. Brylawski is a great-grandson of James Lansburgh. James was a Jewish immigrant who opened a dry goods store, along with his brother Gustav during the Civil War in Washington D.C. The Lansburgh Brother’s store, located on 7th Street, remained in business into the 20th century. Hear about the hardships and successes of this family in Washington and how the Lansburgh brothers had an important role in the funeral of President Abraham Lincoln.
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3 min 42 sec
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African Americans
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