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Hubert Humphrey, Harry Goldie and Walter Mondale at the grand opening of the Calhoun Beach Club (4418758931)

Hubert Humphrey, Harry Goldie and Walter Mondale at the grand opening ...

Harry Goldie had an interesting career, which included amateur boxing, coaching, and real estate development. He spearheaded the creation of the Calhoun Beach Club, and is shown here welcoming Minneapolis Mayo... More

Talmud Torah of Minneapolis Elementary graduating class (4419515176)

Talmud Torah of Minneapolis Elementary graduating class (4419515176)

By 1924, when this photo was taken, the Talmud Torah had moved to a new building space. The old building remained a community center, but the Hebrew school moved to the Emanuel Cohen Center. The school was al... More

Joel Bean Bassett (1817–1912)

Joel Bean Bassett (1817–1912)

Portrait of Joel Bean Bassett (1817–1912) from The Biographical Dictionary and Portrait Gallery of Representative Men of Chicago, Minnesota Cities and the World's Columbian Exposition, Volume 2, 1892, pages 882–883

Joe Numero in World War II uniform (4419525218)

Joe Numero in World War II uniform (4419525218)

Joe Numero and his business partner, Fred Jones, were responsible for the creation of the first refrigerated truck. Their invention, financed by Numero and engineered by Jones, revolutionized interstate comme... More

North High School Girl Scout troop (4419511046)

North High School Girl Scout troop (4419511046)

Date: 1928 Source: 24cm x 15.5cm Format: Black and white photo Subject: Social issues; Youth-Boy Scouts/Girl Scouts Coverage: Minneapolis; Hennepin; Minnesota; United States Local Identifier: P100 Link to our... More

Hadassah women fundraising (4419473388)

Hadassah women fundraising (4419473388)

This fundraiser was held in 1946, and featured a discussion of "Blueprints for the Future", the organization's planned expansion of medical services in Israel. Pictured left to right: Mrs. George Stillman, Mr... More

Robert Fish Jones portrait

Robert Fish Jones portrait

A portrait of a younger-looking Robert "Fish" Jones, a Minneapolis businessman and zoo owner.

Elvis signs autographs in Minneapolis 1956

Elvis signs autographs in Minneapolis 1956

Photo of Elvis Presley signing autographs for some young fans in Minneapolis Minnesota. He was in the city for a personal appearance.

BBYW District 6 Convention (4418705487)

BBYW District 6 Convention (4418705487)

BBYW is the B'nai Brith Young Women's organization. It was part of the women's division of B'nai Brith, the oldest continuously operating Jewish service organization in the world. Date: 1946 Source: 24 cm x ... More

"The Social Gathering" a North Side neighborhood women's group (4418727447)

"The Social Gathering" a North Side neighborhood women's group (441872...

This group of neighbors meet informally at members' houses over the years. Their connection was geographic--North Side--rather than congregational (synagogue-related.) Date: 1940 Source: 20.3 cm x 25.4 cm For... More

National Jewish Workers Alliance Home, Minneapolis, segment One (4419496544)

National Jewish Workers Alliance Home, Minneapolis, segment One (44194...

Members are standing in front of the meeting hall, which appears to be a personal home. NJWA was the Americanized name for the Farband. Date: 1920? Source: 15 cm x 24 cm Format: Sepia-toned photo Subject: Soci... More

National Jewish Workers Alliance Home, Minneapolis, Segment Two (4419496774) (cropped)

National Jewish Workers Alliance Home, Minneapolis, Segment Two (44194...

Members are standing in front of the meeting hall, which appears to be a personal home. NJWA was the Americanized name for the Farband. Date: 1920? Source: 15 cm x 24 cm Format: Sepia-toned photo Subject: Soc... More

Poalie Zion ("Workers of Zion") group Minneapolis, supporting striking New York garment workers (4419478980)

Poalie Zion ("Workers of Zion") group Minneapolis, supporting striking...

Poalie Zion was a Zionist-Socialist-Laborite group founded in Russia. Chapters of the organization were established in the United States, where they helped raised funds for Jewish immigration to Palestine. Dat... More

Talmud Torah of Minneapolis Ladies Auxiliary (4418769973)

Talmud Torah of Minneapolis Ladies Auxiliary (4418769973)

Founded in 1911, the Ladies Auxiliary raised money for a variety Talmud Torah related functions by sponsoring dances and food and rummage sales.. An early outcome of providing women with a role in Jewish educ... More

Members of the Minneapolis Workmen's Circle (4419496318)

Members of the Minneapolis Workmen's Circle (4419496318)

Workman's Circle members were non-religious, politically active Jews, many of whom were Socialists. They espoused a classless society, favored the use of Yiddish for cultural expression, and created a variet... More

Young men hanging out in front of H and S Deli, North Side, Minneapolis (4419489708)

Young men hanging out in front of H and S Deli, North Side, Minneapoli...

L to right, Herschel Epstein, Selmer Lazar, and Irving Lichten caught by the camera in front of H & S Deli, a North Side lunch spot at the corner of Queen Avenue and Plymouth Avenue. Date: 1940? Source: 18 cm ... More

Rabbi Silber speaking at the laying of the cornerstone for the Minneapolis Talmud Torah building (4419516178)

Rabbi Silber speaking at the laying of the cornerstone for the Minneap...

Rabbi Silber was the leader of Kenesseth Israel, the most influential synagogue in North Minneapolis at the turn of the century. He is speaking at the dedication of the "new" Talmud Torah, which housed classr... More

Girls in pants on Franklin Avenue, Minneapolis. (4419465360)

Girls in pants on Franklin Avenue, Minneapolis. (4419465360)

Group of teenage girls outside of a storefront on Franklin Avenue in Minneapolis. Date: 1929 Source: 6.1 cm x 8 cm Format: Black and white original photo Subject: Transportation; Youth Coverage: Minneapolis; H... More

Seder at the home of Rabbi Solomon Silber, Minneapolis (4418746863)

Seder at the home of Rabbi Solomon Silber, Minneapolis (4418746863)

Passover Seders begin with a retelling of the story of the deliverance of the Jewish people from Egyptian bondage. It includes foods symbolic of the years of slavery and flight from Egypt. Seders are family an... More

I Jshockey in badpak - Ice-hockeying women in bathing suits (4275596249)

I Jshockey in badpak - Ice-hockeying women in bathing suits (427559624...

Nationaal Archief / Spaarnestad Photo, SFA008001001 Vrouwen spelen ijshockey in badpak, St. Paul Lake, Minneapolis, Verenigde Staten van Amerika, 24 januari 1925. Ice-hockeying women in bathing suits. Minneapo... More

Paul Mitchell Mn

Paul Mitchell Mn

Paul Mitchell c. 1942

Maurice Engler in his band uniform (4419528226)

Maurice Engler in his band uniform (4419528226)

Date: 1898? Source: 10 cm x 14.2 cm Format: Sepia-toned original photo Subject: Arts and architecture; Portraits; Engler, Maurice Coverage: Minneapolis; Hennepin; Minnesota; United States Local Identifier: P-... More

Berman Family New Year's greeting card (4419529348)

Berman Family New Year's greeting card (4419529348)

The Berman Family sent out Rosh Hashanah cards to friends and family during the 1950's and 60's. Date: 1957 Source: 4 x 5 Format: Black and white commercial photo Subject: Religion; Holiday Celebrations--Domes... More

Members of Boy Scout Troop -86 posing during a fall outing (4419510678)

Members of Boy Scout Troop -86 posing during a fall outing (4419510678...

Scouting, like sports, served as a way for young men to grow up under the attention and scrutiny of adults in addition to their hard-working parents. Beth El Synagogue sponsored Troop 86.Other Minneapolis tro... More

Minneapolis Talmud Torah faculty hosted by the Gymal Doled Club, Minneapolis (4419491146)

Minneapolis Talmud Torah faculty hosted by the Gymal Doled Club, Minne...

The Gymal Doled Club was a Minneapolis "town club"--an alternative to a "country club"--that provided opportunities for socializing without the attendant golf and status issues. Town clubs were secular in natu... More

Hy Kirschner's father, Minneapolis (4418721025)

Hy Kirschner's father, Minneapolis (4418721025)

Kirschner wears the beard and cap of an "old world" man. Date: 1916 Source: 9.4 cm x 11 Format: Black and white photo Subject: Religion; Portraits; Kirschner family Coverage: Minneapolis; Hennepin; Minnesota; ... More

Staff at the Emanuel Cohen Center, North Minneapolis (4418739857)

Staff at the Emanuel Cohen Center, North Minneapolis (4418739857)

The Emanuel Cohen Center provided recreation space and social services to the North Minneapolis Jewish community. The Center was names for Emanuel Cohen, an attorney and the Center's principle benefactor. Dat... More

Vrouwen spelen ijshockey in badpak in de open lucht, St, SFA008001001

Vrouwen spelen ijshockey in badpak in de open lucht, St, SFA008001001

Nederlands: Omschrijving: Vrouwen spelen ijshockey in badpak in de open lucht, St. Paul Lake, Minneapolis, Verenigde Staten van Amerika, 24 januari 1925.

Building Committee of Congregation Kenesseth Israel (4419518540)

Building Committee of Congregation Kenesseth Israel (4419518540)

The men in the picture represent the leadership of one of the most influential congregations in the City of Minneapolis at the time. Rabbi Silber is in the first row, middle. Date: 1913 Source: American Jewis... More

Studio portrait of the Luvarre Trio, with (l to r) John Verall, cellist; Reva Harris, pianist; and Lucille Bacal, violin. (4419465542)

Studio portrait of the Luvarre Trio, with (l to r) John Verall, cellis...

Studio portrait of the Luvarre Trio, with (l to r) John Verall, cellist; Reva Harris, pianist; and Lucille Bacal, violin. Date: 1920 Source: 8 cm x 10.4 cm Format: Black and white original photo Subject: Arts ... More

Minneapolis Workman's Circle (4419474638)

Minneapolis Workman's Circle (4419474638)

A mutual aid society chartered in New York in 1909, the Workman's Circle not only provided loan, health and death benefits for members; it's aim was to "promote the full emancipation of workers from oppression... More

Mount Sinai Hospital Lobby (4418770637)

Mount Sinai Hospital Lobby (4418770637)

The photo encompasses the gift shop, elegant flower arrangements and tasteful furniture, in an atmosphere both relaxed (reading and personal conversations) and attentive (volunteers attending to questions at t... More

Mother placing her baby on a scale to be weighed at the Baby Clinic, Emanuel Cohen Center (4419506216)

Mother placing her baby on a scale to be weighed at the Baby Clinic, E...

The Emanuel Cohen Center provided recreation space and social services to the North Minneapolis Jewish community. The Center was names for Emanuel Cohen, an attorney and the Center's principle benefactor. Dat... More

Residents of the Jewish Sheltering Home, Minneapolis (4418725511)

Residents of the Jewish Sheltering Home, Minneapolis (4418725511)

The Sheltering Home was a community resource dedicated to providing a stable, Jewish environment for Jewish children unable to live with their families. Residency was for the most part short term, with child... More

Hadassah member collecting for the Jewish National Fund (4419535838)

Hadassah member collecting for the Jewish National Fund (4419535838)

Hadassah members met in small and large groups to socialize and to raise money for Israel. The pushke, or canister, in the picture, could be found in many, if not most Jewish homes in the 1950s and 1960s. Th... More

Public domain image of Minneapolis playground (Unsplash)

Public domain image of Minneapolis playground (Unsplash)

Minneapolis, United States A little boy is looking through a window. This image is from Unsplash and was published prior to 5 June 2017 under the Creative Commons CC0 1.0 Universal Public Domain Dedication. M... More

David Scheinberg at his grocery store on Minneapolis's South Side (4419476234)

David Scheinberg at his grocery store on Minneapolis's South Side (441...

David Scheinberg was the proprietor of a grocery store on Minneapolis's South Side. The South Side had fewer Jewish households than the North Side, and included more immigrants from Rumania, whereas the North... More

Minneapolis Hadassah Supply Shower luncheon featuring Hubert Humphrey as speaker (4418749477)

Minneapolis Hadassah Supply Shower luncheon featuring Hubert Humphrey ...

Hadassah promoted health and welfare services to Jewish women and children in Palestine. By the end of WWII, the Minneapolis chapter of Hadassah was 1900 members strong. This photo taken at the Supply Shower ... More

Minneapolis Talmud Torah Bar Mitzvah class (4419515464)

Minneapolis Talmud Torah Bar Mitzvah class (4419515464)

Bar Mitzvahs celebrate the coming of age at 13 of Jewish boys. At this age, young men become obligated to observe scripture. They may also lead prayer services and count towards a minyan. No service is requ... More

Birchwood Ark containing the Torah at Boy Scout Camp (4418744971)

Birchwood Ark containing the Torah at Boy Scout Camp (4418744971)

The scout in the picture is likely a member of the Beth El troop. The Ark contains the Torah, the scrolls used in worship services. The Torah is always elevated off the ground--this particular Ark has a poig... More

Commencement of the 1948 Talmud Torah class, Minneapolis (4419491266)

Commencement of the 1948 Talmud Torah class, Minneapolis (4419491266)

The picture was taken in the auditorium at Minneapolis North High school where many, if not most, of the Talmud Torah students went to high school. The high school was half empty on Jewish holidays, and studen... More

Rabbi Albert Minda of Temple Israel (4418759603)

Rabbi Albert Minda of Temple Israel (4418759603)

Rabbi Minda succeeded Rabbi Amos Deinard at Temple Israel after Deinard's death in 1921. Minda was a graduate of Hebrew Union Collage, and served Temple Israel until his retirement in 1963. Minda was an excep... More

Rabbi Samuel N. Deinard, Minneapolis (4418719837)

Rabbi Samuel N. Deinard, Minneapolis (4418719837)

Deinard was Rabbi at Shaari Tov, later known as Temple Israel, and a committed Zionist. He also served as the editor-in chief of the American Jewish World, the Twin's Cities foremost English-language Jewish ne... More

Emanuel Cohen Center Pre-K Graduating Class

Emanuel Cohen Center Pre-K Graduating Class

There was a comprehensive curriculum for Jewish children at the Emmanuel Cohen Center Date: 1955 Source: 8 x 10 Format: Black and white commercial photo Subject: Education; Social Service Organizations--Emmanu... More

Sam Ziff in front of a generator to be sent to a kibbutz, St. Paul (4418732567)

Sam Ziff in front of a generator to be sent to a kibbutz, St. Paul (44...

Mr. Ziff was the local chapter president of the League for Religious Labor in Palestine, a national organization which promoted "religious labor", i.e., non-socialist labor organizing on kibbutzim in Palestine... More

Tifereth B'nai Jacob congregants in the Social Hall, Minneapolis (4419485538)

Tifereth B'nai Jacob congregants in the Social Hall, Minneapolis (4419...

Tifereth B'nai Jacob was referred to as the "Elwood Shul" because of its location on Elwood Avenue. There was a striking concentration of Jewish community life around the Elwood Shul, including the Emanuel Coh... More

Adath Jeshurun Women's League costume party, Minneapolis (4419484936)

Adath Jeshurun Women's League costume party, Minneapolis (4419484936)

Costume parties provided an informal means for women to socialize together in a way that allowed for creativity and a bit of role-playing. Date: 1934 Source: 20.3 cm x 25.4 cm Format: Black and white photo Sub... More

Boy scout helping an elderly man with directions (4419510496)

Boy scout helping an elderly man with directions (4419510496)

The notation on the photo points out that the photo was not posed for effect! Date: 1920? Source: 11.5 cm x 9 cm Format: Black and white photo Subject: Social issues; Youth--Boy Scouts/Girl Scouts Coverage: Mi... More

Portrait of Etta and Abraham Bearman, Minneapolis (4419485976)

Portrait of Etta and Abraham Bearman, Minneapolis (4419485976)

Etta Zrive and Abraham Bearman were born in different Lithuanian shtetls in the 1870s. Their clothes and home furnishings suggest they were economically comfortable by the time that this photo was taken in th... More

Purim Party put on by Beher Cholem Women's Aid Society (4418727059)

Purim Party put on by Beher Cholem Women's Aid Society (4418727059)

Purim is a time for acting out and speaking up. The women of Kenesseth Israel's auxiliary did just that, appropriating men's garb, including a tallis (prayer shawl) and a cigarette to declare a minute of brea... More

Public relations for Israel Bonds (4418768803)

Public relations for Israel Bonds (4418768803)

Marking the beginning of Chanukah, Harry Lerner of Minneapolis lights a candle in Jerusalem. Lerner spent time in Israel during the early years of the country's existence, one of thousands of Americans who le... More

Boys from the Emanuel Cohen Center at Sumner Field, Minneapolis (4419494698)

Boys from the Emanuel Cohen Center at Sumner Field, Minneapolis (44194...

Sumner Field was a large commons area that served as a playing field for North Side neighborhood children. Recreational opportunities for children and young people were funded and organized by the Emanuel Coh... More

Thirteen Spades Social Club (4419474044)

Thirteen Spades Social Club (4419474044)

The Thirteen Spades was purely a social club; couples met for dinner and dancing. Social clubs could be more formal, emphasizing cultural content or creating business connections. Date: 1936 Source: 24 cm x 2... More

Women in a kitchen preparing a meal (4419501196)

Women in a kitchen preparing a meal (4419501196)

A spontaneous family snapshot capturing the delight of being a woman in the kitchen cooking the family meal. Date: 1940? Source: 9 cm x 10 cm Format: Black and white photo Subject: Social issues; Minneapolis--... More

Queen of the Beth El Bazaar and Carnival, Minneapolis (4418718361)

Queen of the Beth El Bazaar and Carnival, Minneapolis (4418718361)

Beth El Congregation was composed of younger members of the North Side Jewish community who were interested in reviving certain aspects of religious expression, including Torah study (in English) and Friday e... More

Talmud Torah of Minneapolis High School graduating class (4419514844)

Talmud Torah of Minneapolis High School graduating class (4419514844)

Dr. George Gordon, founder and driving force behind the Minneapolis Talmud Torah is center, front row. Dr Gordon introduced modern teaching methods, grades, and a rigorous curriculum to Hebrew instruction, and... More

Elementary level students and teachers at the Talmud Torah, Minneapolis (4418724853)

Elementary level students and teachers at the Talmud Torah, Minneapoli...

Graduating elementary-level class with Dr. George Gordon, seated left center in the front row. Date: 1929 Source: 20.3 cm x 25.4 cm Format: Black and white photo Subject: Education; Talmud Torah--Minneapolis--... More

Hobo turtle soup Minneapolis, MN 8a04756a original

Hobo turtle soup Minneapolis, MN 8a04756a original

Man in hobo jungle killing turtle to make soup, Minneapolis, Minnesota. Safety negative 35mm.

"Lammie" high school sorority girls doing Halloween party planning in Dorothy Goldetsky's basement (4418757009)

"Lammie" high school sorority girls doing Halloween party planning in ...

Jewish high school girls formed their own sororities in the public schools, like North High, where they could plan social activities and take part in service projects. Date: 1947 Source: 22 cm x 17.5 cm Format... More

Davis and Kellerman Meat Company delivery truck, Minneapolis (4419498370)

Davis and Kellerman Meat Company delivery truck, Minneapolis (44194983...

Al Davis and Harry Shapiro with the store delivery truck on the South Side of Minneapolis. Date: 1931 Source: 14 cm x 9 cm Format: Black and white photo Subject: Business and industry; Businesses--Minneapolis-... More

Volunteer at Jewish War Veteran's booth participating in the Minneapolis Century Celebration, Minneapolis (4418713551)

Volunteer at Jewish War Veteran's booth participating in the Minneapol...

The Jewish War Veteran's organization established after the Civil War to recognize Jewish military service in the nation's wars. Date: 1913-10 Source: 20.3 cm x 25.4 cm Format: Black and white photo Subject: ... More

Adath Jeshurun confirmation class (4418751237)

Adath Jeshurun confirmation class (4418751237)

Adath Jeshurun was located on the South Side in a building designed by the architect Jack Leibenberg. In the late 1990s the congregation relocated to Minnetonka. Rabbi Gordon is in the back row wearing the ta... More

Kid's in front of Desnick's Drug Store at the corner of Penn and Plymouth Avenues (4418756193)

Kid's in front of Desnick's Drug Store at the corner of Penn and Plymo...

Desnick's was a neighborhood hub, close to schools, car and foot busy Plymouth Ave. Date: 1943? Source: 16 cm x 10 cm Format: Black and white reprint photo Subject: Environment; Minneapolis--North Side--Street... More

Fourth grade children with hobbies on display at John Hay Elementary School, North Side, Minneapolis (4418710221) (cropped to content)

Fourth grade children with hobbies on display at John Hay Elementary S...

Many of the children in the Jewish neighborhood on Minneapolis's North Side attended John Hay Elementary School. The school was located at Penn Avenue North and 10th Avenue North; it closed in 2003 as North S... More

Hadassah luncheon (4419534320)

Hadassah luncheon (4419534320)

This Hadassah-sponsored luncheon may have been an Interfaith Tea. The teas were carried on by Jewish and non-Jewish Women's groups interested in promoting cross-cultural education and understanding. Shown se... More

Elders of Congregation Gemilis Chesed with Israel Bond promotional materials (4418768979)

Elders of Congregation Gemilis Chesed with Israel Bond promotional mat...

Gemilus Chesed was a North Side Orthodox congregation that combined social service functions, such as loans and charitable relief, with religious services. The congregation was founded the 1910s and merged in ... More

Curtis Hussey Pettit

Curtis Hussey Pettit

Portrait of Curtis Hussey Pettit.

Minneapolis Talmud Torah students in classroom (4418754675)

Minneapolis Talmud Torah students in classroom (4418754675)

The first Talmud Torah building was located on Fremont Avenue North and Eighth Street. The president, Nathan Weisbren, spoke to Thomas Lowry, president of the Minneapolis Street Car Company, and arranged for ... More

Chaim Fiterman family (4419487634)

Chaim Fiterman family (4419487634)

Date: 1900 Source: 20.3 cm x 25.4 cm Format: Black and white photo Subject: Religion; Portraits; Fiterman family Coverage: Minneapolis; Hennepin; Minnesota; United States Local Identifier: P426 Link to our re... More

Jewish fraternity-sorority gathering (4418742477)

Jewish fraternity-sorority gathering (4418742477)

Date: 1949 Source: 25 cm x 20.5 cm Format: Black and white photo Subject: Education; Youth; Fraternities; Sororities Coverage: Minneapolis; Hennepin; Minnesota; United States Local Identifier: 0463p Link to o... More

Ira Weil Jeffery (4418763929)

Ira Weil Jeffery (4418763929)

Ira Jeffery joined the Navy in or about 1940. After training, he was stationed at Pearl Harbor, serving on the battleship California. During the attack on Pearl Harbor, the California was hit by aircraft fir... More

National Jewish Workers Alliance Home, Minneapolis, Segment Two (4419496774)

National Jewish Workers Alliance Home, Minneapolis, Segment Two (44194...

Members are standing in front of the meeting hall, which appears to be a personal home. NJWA was the Americanized name for the Farband. Date: 1920? Source: 15 cm x 24 cm Format: Sepia-toned photo Subject: Soc... More

Rabbis David Arenson and Kassel Abelson with Senator Hubert Humphry

Rabbis David Arenson and Kassel Abelson with Senator Hubert Humphry

Rabbis Abelson and Aronson lead the Beth El congregation during the years that the congregation was located on Penn Avenue. The photo with Senator Humphrey was taken at the Penn Avenue building. Aronson espe... More

North Side neighborhood team posed at Sumner Field (4419521670)

North Side neighborhood team posed at Sumner Field (4419521670)

This group of boys probably played for a settlement house team. The uniforms they wear sport the letters "DTC": the scoreboard is in the background to the right. Settlement houses sponsored sports teams to ... More

Residents of the Jewish Sheltering Home, Minneapolis (4419492054)

Residents of the Jewish Sheltering Home, Minneapolis (4419492054)

The Sheltering Home was a community resource dedicated to providing a stable, Jewish environment for Jewish children unable to live with their families. Residency was for the most part short term, with child... More

Rockler Family Seder held at the Farband (Zionist) House in North Minneapolis (4419511596)

Rockler Family Seder held at the Farband (Zionist) House in North Minn...

The National Jewish Workers Alliance, also known as the Farband, was an early North American Zionist group. It was the mutual aid society of the political party Poale Zion. Farband members organized cooperat... More

The Jewish Sheltering Home, North Minneapolis (4419504962)

The Jewish Sheltering Home, North Minneapolis (4419504962)

The Jewish Sheltering Home, also known as the Oak Park Home, was a founded as a safe harbor for Jewish children unable to live with their families. The Minneapolis Jewish community paid for the structure and a... More

Hadassah Supply Shower (4419534646)

Hadassah Supply Shower (4419534646)

The Hadassah Supply showers were popular events: members collected and contributed towels, sheets and other essentials en mass and sent them to hospitals and clinics in Isael. Members would come together at s... More

Four generations of Jewish women (4419501558)

Four generations of Jewish women (4419501558)

The women in the picture are, left to right, Eleanor Laurie, baby Arlene Bomberg, mother Alice Bromberg, and Jeanne Smith. Date: 1920? Source: 17.6 cm x 12.5 cm Format: Sepia-toned photo Subject: Social issues... More

Friday Study Group, Minneapolis Chapter of the National Council of Jewish Women (4418727593)

Friday Study Group, Minneapolis Chapter of the National Council of Jew...

The Minneapolis Chapter of the National Council of Jewish Women was founded in 1894 by Nina Morais Cohen. Cohen was a nationally recognized leader: when Susan B. Anthony came to Minneapolis, she stayed at Nin... More

Davis family Seder in Minneapolis (4418747255)

Davis family Seder in Minneapolis (4418747255)

Passover Seders begin with a retelling of the story of the deliverance of the Jewish people from Egyptian bondage. It includes foods symbolic of the years of slavery and flight from Egypt. Seders are family an... More

Public domain image of Goddesses Among Men (Unsplash)

Public domain image of Goddesses Among Men (Unsplash)

Uptown, Minneapolis, United States A group of women standing in front of a colorful wall. This image is from Unsplash and was published prior to 5 June 2017 under the Creative Commons CC0 1.0 Universal Public... More

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Adath Jeshurun confirmation class, Minneapolis (4418711339)

Adath Jeshurun confirmation class, Minneapolis (4418711339)

Confirmation is a coming of age practice for post Bar and Bat Mitzvahs.It was originally developed by the Reform movement to follow bar- and bat-mitzvahs in the belief that thirteen year olds were not yet read... More

A generation of B'nai birth leaders (4419533702)

A generation of B'nai birth leaders (4419533702)

From left to right: Louis Greene, recently elected president of B'nai Brith Lodge 271; Joseph Schanfeld, center, the oldest living president at the time of the photo; former president Sam Dott. Date: 1954? So... More

Local bowlers at the National B'nai Brith Bowling Tournament, Minneapolis and St. Paul (4418732733)

Local bowlers at the National B'nai Brith Bowling Tournament, Minneapo...

Bowling was a popular form of recreation for men and women sponsored by B'nai Brith. Date: 1948-02-28 Source: 16.5 cm x 11.5 cm Format: Black and white photo Subject: Sports and recreation; Men's organizations... More

Proprietor and printer in front of Schwartz Print Shop in Minneapolis (4419476396)

Proprietor and printer in front of Schwartz Print Shop in Minneapolis ...

Schwartz Printing Shop was the first Jewish-owned print shop in Minneapolis. It was located at 240 4th Avenue South. Date: 1912 Source: 20.32 cm x 25.40 Format: Black and white photo Subject: Business and ind... More

Sigma Delta Tau Sorority members hosting Jewish servicemen at the sorority house on the Minneapolis campus (4419507996)

Sigma Delta Tau Sorority members hosting Jewish servicemen at the soro...

Sigma Delta Tau sorority was founded by seven young women at Cornell University in 1917. The seven had had been denied membership into other Greek organizations because they were Jewish. The Minneapolis chapt... More

The Schwartz family, Minneapolis (4419489118)

The Schwartz family, Minneapolis (4419489118)

The Schwartz's lived at 1101 Upton Avenue N. Max Schwarz owned Schwartz Used Cars on N. 7th St.. Date: 1940? Source: 17.5 cm x 12.5 cm Format: Black and white photo Subject: Business and industry; North Side ... More

Flag raising at Yad Ari (4419464424)

Flag raising at Yad Ari (4419464424)

Habonim Camps were built and sustained by campers, and governed according to he principles of the Labor Zionist Movement. Minnesota campers were bused to Yad Ari, which was located on 160 acres in Waupaca, WI... More

Dr. George Gordon, Director of the Minneapolis Talmud Torah (4418720097)

Dr. George Gordon, Director of the Minneapolis Talmud Torah (441872009...

George Gordon began his life-long career as a Jewish educator at the first Hebrew Free School on Minneapolis's North Side, where as a twenty-year old, he helped teach the Hebrew alphabet to young students. He... More

John Crosby

John Crosby

Portrait of John Crosby, early founder of General Mills.

Margaret Kelly, NCI

Margaret Kelly, NCI

Margaret Kelly at the National Cancer Institute.

G.L. Morrill, 1904

G.L. Morrill, 1904

in 1904, GL Morrill (probably "Gulian Lansing" Morrill) was a pastor in Minneapolis.

"Lammies" dance (4418753807)

"Lammies" dance (4418753807)

Phi Alpha Lambda--better known as the "Lammies"-- was a high school sorority for Jewish girls. Date: 1945-05 Source: 24.3 x 19 cm Format: Black and white individual photo Subject: Sports and recreation; Youth-... More

Members of the Atlas Club, Minneapolis (4418732931)

Members of the Atlas Club, Minneapolis (4418732931)

The Atlas Club was one of several Jewish social clubs in the Twin Cities operating during the early 1900s to the 1920s. The clubs were a response to the fact that "downtown" social clubs such as the Athletic... More

Mikro Kodesh Father and Son Dinner, Minneapolis (4419485408)

Mikro Kodesh Father and Son Dinner, Minneapolis (4419485408)

Mikro Kodesh was organized as Anshei Russia (Men of Russia) in 1901, and later changed it's name to Mikra'e Kodesh, or Holy Assembly. The name change bore the suggestion that national distinctions among North... More

Minneapolis Talmud Torah Women's Auxiliary Presidents (4419514656)

Minneapolis Talmud Torah Women's Auxiliary Presidents (4419514656)

While most of the faculty involved in actual teaching at the early Hebrew schools was done by men, women were important to the ongoing success of religious education. The Talmud Torah Women's Auxiliary in Min... More

Hanukah home decorating (4418767735)

Hanukah home decorating (4418767735)

Two members of the Minneapolis Chamber of Commerce present Edith Linhoff with a prize for her Chanukah decorations. Date: 1953 Source: 8 x 10 Format: Black and white commercial photo Subject: Social issues; Ho... More

Jewish War Veteran's Auxiliary -166 (4418770105)

Jewish War Veteran's Auxiliary -166 (4418770105)

Women in the Auxiliary were married to veterans who served in the US military. Women fundraised and socialized together Date: 1950 Source: 8 x10 Format: Black and white commercial photo Subject: Social issues... More

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