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CWA, Recreation & Leisure Time, "Calisthenics and tumbling instructions for children", Minnesota - NARA - 196019

CWA, Recreation & Leisure Time, "Calisthenics and tumbling instruction...

Public domain photograph related to FDR administration, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

MN1893 pg071 WOMEN'S AUXILARY BOARD

MN1893 pg071 WOMEN'S AUXILARY BOARD

A black and white photo of three women. The women's suffrage movement in the united states. Public domain postcard scan.

Loaders-Pillsbury-Minneapolis

Loaders-Pillsbury-Minneapolis

Loaders at Pillsbury flour mill. Minneapolis, Minnesota. Borders are trimmed with some loss of image. CALL NUMBER: LC-USF34- 060209-D [P&P] LOT 1125 (corresponding photographic print). REPRODUCTION NUMBER: ... More

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

Jewish Community Center Youth Night Dance (4418699171)

Jewish Community Center Youth Night Dance (4418699171)

St. Paul JCC Youth Night Dance. The JCC of St. Paul was located at Holly and Grotto. The dance featured Yale Libman, a local musician, and his Orchestra. Date: 1939 Source: 24 cm x 20.5 cm Format: Black and ... More

Theresa Ackerman in her Girl Scout uniform (4418698643)

Theresa Ackerman in her Girl Scout uniform (4418698643)

Theresa (Ackerman) Berman at Girl Scout Camp Tee Pee Tonka in Faribault. Jewish Girl and Boy Scout troops were primarily synagogue sponsored. Date: 1925 Source: 6.1 cm x 8 cm Format: Black and white original ... 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

Boy wearing a Husch Brothers uniform for the St. Paul Winter Carnival (4419483922)

Boy wearing a Husch Brothers uniform for the St. Paul Winter Carnival ...

Husch Brothers was a Jewish-owned clothing manufacturer. Date: 1915? Source: 9 cm x 14 cm Format: Black and white photo Subject: Business and industry; St. Paul--businesses; St. Paul Winter Carnival; Uniforms ... More

Family Seder in Virginia (4419511760)

Family Seder in Virginia (4419511760)

Around the table are members of the Kaner, Shapiro, Milavitz, Hosen and Dorfman families. The Passover Seder celebrates the Jews passage to freedom from slavery in Egypt. Date: 1912 Source: 23 cm x 17 cm Form... More

WW2 Marine after Eniwetok assault

WW2 Marine after Eniwetok assault

Titled: "Back to a Coast Guard assault transport comes this Marine after two days and nights of Hell on the beach of Eniwetok in the Marshall Islands. His face is grimey with coral dust but the light of battle... More

David and Joe Gantman inside Gantman's Meat Market, St. Paul (4419482394)

David and Joe Gantman inside Gantman's Meat Market, St. Paul (44194823...

Gantman's Kosher Meat Market was located at 682 Selby. Date: 1945? Source: 20.3 cm x 25.4 cm Format: Black and white photo Subject: Business and industry; St. Paul--businesses; Butcher shops; Meat markets; But... 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

Two brothers in military uniform (4419529188)

Two brothers in military uniform (4419529188)

Julius and Jack Bankman grew up in Virginia, Minnesota. They both served in the Army during the World War II. More than 3000 Jewish men and women served in the military during that war. Date: 1944? Source: 3.... More

Local fundraising event in support of the American Federation of Polish Jews, Minneapolis (4419499774)

Local fundraising event in support of the American Federation of Polis...

H.S. Berman and Mrs. A Birengberg present a check to Dr. Joseph Tennebaum, then president of the AFPJ. The organization attempted to protect Polish Jews during the Holocaust by eliciting Catholic Church inter... More

S2386 Thos. F. Cole portrait - Public domain portrait print
Good Thunder - Public domain portrait drawing

Good Thunder - Public domain portrait drawing

Dakota Chief "Good Thunder in the Costume of a Ball Player", sketched at Traverse des Sioux, Minnesota Territory

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

Council Camp canoers (4418698521)

Council Camp canoers (4418698521)

Council Camp was establish in 1937 in Hinckley and moved in 1949 to Aitkin. Council Camp began as a WPA program site: the Jewish Camping Program oversaw that at least 1/3 of the campers were low-income. Though... More

Jewish Mothers Club fifteenth anniversary banquet in St. Paul (4419507100)

Jewish Mothers Club fifteenth anniversary banquet in St. Paul (4419507...

The Jewish Mothers Club was organized through the Central Community Center in St. Paul. It provided an opportunity for Jewish women, many of them immigrants, to socialize together. Date: 1934-06 Source: 25 cm... 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

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

Doll and Buggy Parade on Center Day (4418758499)

Doll and Buggy Parade on Center Day (4418758499)

Date: 1938 Source: 24 cm x 19.5 cm Format: Black and white original photo Subject: Education; St. Paul--Buildings; Jewish Educational Center Coverage: St. Paul; Ramsey; Minnesota; United States Part of: St. P... More

Max Shapiro and family members in front of Shapiro's Butcher Shop, Tower (4418708625)

Max Shapiro and family members in front of Shapiro's Butcher Shop, Tow...

The Shapiro family lived on the second floor of the building above the butcher shop. The woman in the upstairs window is Rose Shapiro. The man to the left of the fire hydrant is Max Shapiro, and the man in th... More

Waiting to go to summer camp (4419464242)

Waiting to go to summer camp (4419464242)

These boys are enrolled in "Stay At Home Camp" a successful summer camping program that allowed St. Paul kids to engage in camp activities in the Hill neighborhood. Date: 1940 Source: JCC Photo Collection; 24 ... More

JEC Women's Auxiliary (4419463618)

JEC Women's Auxiliary (4419463618)

Women's auxiliaries always played the key role in planning and staffing fundraising events. The publicity photo shows many of the St Paul women who had ongoing involvement supporting the JEC programming. Date... More

Entrance to the Jewish Education Center building (4419463774)

Entrance to the Jewish Education Center building (4419463774)

This posed shot is significant in that one of the principle funders of the Center, businessman and philanthropist George Kaplan is in the photo. The Jewish Educational Center was the precursor to the St. Paul ... More

The Minnesota State Bankers' Association at Napinka, Manitoba, June 27th, 1902 Photo A 124 (HS85-10-13132) original

The Minnesota State Bankers' Association at Napinka, Manitoba, June 27...

Original caption: "The Minnesota State Bankers' Association at Napinka, Manitoba, June 27th, 1902. Photo A. 124."

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

Sam Solomon at his business, Master Cleaners, International Falls (4418735775)

Sam Solomon at his business, Master Cleaners, International Falls (441...

Sam Solomon owned Master Cleaners in International Falls. The Jewish population in International Falls in 1930 was approximately 54. Date: 1934 Source: 24.4 cm x 20 cm Format: Black and white photo Subject: B... More

Celebration of Phillip Cohen's bris at the Cohen home, Eveleth (4418709275)

Celebration of Phillip Cohen's bris at the Cohen home, Eveleth (441870...

The picture includes several generations of Cohens, including a set of Old-World-looking grandfathers. The mohel wears the Tallit and Kippah: he performed the ritual circumcision at the bʀɪs. Date: 1908 Sourc... More

David and Harry Silverman in their fruit peddling cart, St. Paul (4418714855)

David and Harry Silverman in their fruit peddling cart, St. Paul (4418...

Original title: David and Harry Silverman in their fruit peddling cart, St. Paul. Jewish Historical Society of the Upper Midwest, Set 72157623459584475, ID 4418714855. Many Jews were in the peddling business i... More

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

Football players in front of John Hay School (4418699671)

Football players in front of John Hay School (4418699671)

John Hay School was the elementary school for many Jewish families living on the North Side neighborhood from the 1920s through the 60s. Date: 1940 Source: 8 cm x 10.4 cm Format: Black and white reprint photo ... More

Minnesota delegation to the first National Economic Conference for Israel (4418771325)

Minnesota delegation to the first National Economic Conference for Isr...

The first conference was held in Washington in 1951. On the dais, left to right, are Mrs. Elias Amdur; Leo Gross; Mrs. Theodore Bronstein; Harry Rosenthal; Henry Montor; Israeli Minister of Finance David Horow... More

Women and children on an outing (4418761057)

Women and children on an outing (4418761057)

A group of women and children, notable for the fact that there is a woman in the driver's seat. Date: 1919? Source: 24.5 cm x 15.5 cm Format: Black and white reprint photo Subject: Transportation; Portraits Co... More

Candle-lighting ceremony on the first night of Chanukah at the St. Paul JEC. (4418694333)

Candle-lighting ceremony on the first night of Chanukah at the St. Pau...

Sherman Singer lights the first "candle" on the community menorah at the JEC Date: 1940-12-24 Source: 23.7 cm x 18.4 cm Format: Black and white original photo Subject: Religion; St Paul Jewish Community Center... More

MN1893 pg070 WOMEN'S AUXILARY BOARD
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

Temple Emanuel choir picnic at Jay Cooke State Park outside Cloquet (4419477358)

Temple Emanuel choir picnic at Jay Cooke State Park outside Cloquet (4...

Temple Emanuel was the first Jewish congregation in Duluth. Founded in 1891, it was a Reform Congregation. Temple Emanuel merged with Tifereth Israel to form Temple Israel. Date: 1940-06-13 Source: 21.9 cm x ... More

Segelbaum Family members at their home in La Sueur (4419474968)

Segelbaum Family members at their home in La Sueur (4419474968)

The Seigelbaum family came North and settled in La Sueur after the Civil War, where they were successful retail merchants. . Date: 1910? Source: 24 cm x 20.5 cm Format: Black and white original photo Subject:... More

Max Shapiro behind the counter at Shapiro's Butcher Shop, Tower (4418708489)

Max Shapiro behind the counter at Shapiro's Butcher Shop, Tower (44187...

The first Jewish Range residents lived in the Tower/Lake Vermillion area. They were peddlers, merchants and distributors who supplied first the lumber industry, then the mining community with provisions, dry ... 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

Doll and buggy parade winner at the Jewish Educational Center (4418695271)

Doll and buggy parade winner at the Jewish Educational Center (4418695...

Doll and buggy parades were a popular activity for little girls to enter during the JEC Center Days in late summer. Children would participate in games and contests, and adults would display projects and craft... More

Stephen Bonga - A black and white photo of a man sitting in a chair

Stephen Bonga - A black and white photo of a man sitting in a chair

Stephen Bonga (1799-1884) was a fur trader and voyageur, and one of the first black people born in what is now Minnesota. His father was Pierre Bonga and his brother was George Bonga.

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

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

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

FERA, Camps for Unemployed Women, Minnesota - NARA - 196591

FERA, Camps for Unemployed Women, Minnesota - NARA - 196591

Public domain photograph related to FDR administration, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Winuna

Winuna

Winuna, also known as Nancy McClure, sketched at Traverse des Sioux, Minnesota Territory

"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

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

Kids using a clothes ringer (4419463242)

Kids using a clothes ringer (4419463242)

Perhaps the kids at camp used the clothes ringer to dry out bathing suits? Stanley Calof is the boy at the hand crank. Date: 1930? Source: JCC Photo Collection; 23.5 cm x 18.3 cm Format: Black and white origin... More

Robert Lazarus in his St. Paul music and instrument repair shop (4418764369)

Robert Lazarus in his St. Paul music and instrument repair shop (44187...

Robert Lazarus played violin for both the Oakland and Chicago Symphonies. After his performing career ended, he ran a violin repair shop and music store at the corner of Jackson and 7th Street in St Paul. Date... More

Twelve notable Minnesotans of the 19th century

Twelve notable Minnesotans of the 19th century

Twelve lithograph portraits of notable 19th-century settlers of Minnesota: D. Morrison, John G. Lennon, Col. John H. Stevens, Allen Harmon, W.S. King, Franklin Steele, Gen. W.D. Washburn, R.P. Russell, Geo. F.... More

Dorilus Morrison-Atwater

Dorilus Morrison-Atwater

w:Dorilus Morrison

Charlie Reynolds, ca. 1880 -  31e64b577b9178e8c71e6e5d369a6a28 (page 1)

Charlie Reynolds, ca. 1880 - 31e64b577b9178e8c71e6e5d369a6a28 (page 1...

Charles Reynolds was the husband of Emma Chesney Latimer Reynolds, daughter of Alexander and Sarah Latimer and sister to Narcissa Latimer. Charles and Emma married in 1886 in Minnesota. The photograph was taken... More

Members of the Workman's Circle at the Labor Lyceum on the North Side, Minneapolis (4418726855)

Members of the Workman's Circle at the Labor Lyceum on the North Side,...

The Workmen's Circle was created in the late 1800s by Jewish immigrants as a mutual aid society. The Circle was secular, practical and leftist, and many members were involved in support for Palestine. Date: 1... More

Abe Malmon at the pump of his gas station, St. Paul (4419481016)

Abe Malmon at the pump of his gas station, St. Paul (4419481016)

Abe Malmon's gas station was in downtown St. Paul near 7th and St. Peter. Date: 1940 Source: 16 cm x 10.2 cm Format: Black and white photo Subject: Business and industry; St. Paul--businesses; Gas stations; Ga... More

B'nai Brith Young Women's Organization planning their Halloween fundraiser, the Broomstick Ball (4418694691)

B'nai Brith Young Women's Organization planning their Halloween fundra...

BBYW is the B'nai Brith Young Women's organization. It was the women's division of B'nai Brith, the oldest continuously operating Jewish service organization in the world. The St Paul BBYO chapter had office... More

Board of Directors of the Workman's Circle Loan Association, St. Paul (4418730287)

Board of Directors of the Workman's Circle Loan Association, St. Paul ...

Both St. Paul and Minneapolis had Workmen's Circle chapters. Date: 1923 Source: 23 cm x 17 cm Format: Black and white photo Subject: Social issues; Mixed organizations; Socialism; Workmen's Circles; Mutual aid... More

Council Camp counselors posing for a group portrait in Hinckley (4419500706)

Council Camp counselors posing for a group portrait in Hinckley (44195...

Council Camp was establish in 1937 in Hinckley and moved in 1949 to Aitkin. Council Camp began as a WPA program site: The Jewish Camping Program oversaw that at least 1/3 of the campers were low-income. Date:... More

Jewish children dressed in patriotic and military costume, Minneapolis (4418719561)

Jewish children dressed in patriotic and military costume, Minneapolis...

Date: 1910? Source: 8 cm x 13.5 cm Format: Black and white photo postcard Subject: Sports and recreation; Portraits; Children;, Costumes Coverage: Minneapolis; Hennepin; Minnesota; United States Local Identif... More

Deck tennis finals in the playground area next to the JEC (4419463454)

Deck tennis finals in the playground area next to the JEC (4419463454)

Kid's attended Center Day at the end of August before school began for a final round of play unimpeded by school or homework. Date: 1938-08-31 Source: JCC Photo Collection; 23.5 cm x 18.3 cm Format: Black and ... More

Three generations of the Lipschultz family (4418760251)

Three generations of the Lipschultz family (4418760251)

Frema Lipschultz is flanked by her two daughters, Rose (left) and Ruth (far right), and her two grandchildren, Harold and Maurice. Date: 1929 Source: 9.1 cm x 7.5 cm Format: Sepia-toned original snapshot Subje... More

Young women members of the Sunshine Club in Virginia (4419477040)

Young women members of the Sunshine Club in Virginia (4419477040)

The Sunshine Club of Virginia was a young women's service and social club. The club's Americanized name suggests the second generation's disposition to claim their American identity: first generation organiza... More

Workers at a laundry shop (4418764089)

Workers at a laundry shop (4418764089)

Clayton Ostrin owned and managed a laundry business in North Minneapolis. Note the wooden steam pressing machines on the right of the picture. Date: 1919 Source: 5 x 7 Format: Black and white snapshot Subject... More

50th anniversary celebration for Rose and Sam Weisberg

50th anniversary celebration for Rose and Sam Weisberg

This family gathering included, at far left, Dr. Edward Liton, a former chief of psychiatry at the Mayo Clinic and Minnesota's first certified child psychologist. Sam Weisberg is at the left wearing the bowle... More

Adath Jeshurun Young People's League posing for cast photo of their production, "Headin' South" (4419509392)

Adath Jeshurun Young People's League posing for cast photo of their pr...

Youth organizations in synagogues offered opportunities for socializing and other types of group activities. Adath Jeshurun's youth group organized theatricals and model Seders. Date: 1937 Source: 25 cm x 20.... More

Junior Hadassah Manless Cabaret in the Spaulding Hotel Ballroom, Duluth (4418705821)

Junior Hadassah Manless Cabaret in the Spaulding Hotel Ballroom, Dulut...

Date: 1932 Source: 24 cm x 20.5 cm Format: Black and white photo Subject: Sports and recreation; Women's organizations--Miscellaneous Coverage: Duluth; St. Louis; Minnesota; United States Local Identifier: 02... More

Portrait of Judge Hiram Mendow (4419526056)

Portrait of Judge Hiram Mendow (4419526056)

This portrait of Hiram Mendow was taken after his graduation from the University of Minnesota Law School in 1915. Mendow had a extraordinary career as a practicing attorney in Minneapolis, where he represente... More

Elementary level students and teachers at the Talmud Torah, Minneapolis (4418724725)

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

First year students with director Dr. George Gordon, seated left center in the front row. Date: 1936 Source: 20.3 cm x 25.4 cm Format: Black and white photo Subject: Education; Talmud Torah--Minneapolis--1930-... More

Dr. Morris Shapiro breaks ground for the Variety Club Heart Hospital, Minneapolis (4419505132)

Dr. Morris Shapiro breaks ground for the Variety Club Heart Hospital, ...

In 1944 the Variety Club initiated a fund drive for Dr. Morris Shapiro’s rheumatic fever treatment and research program. By 1951 the Variety Club Heart Hospital was completed and provided services for both ad... More

Samuel Rosenboom in his shoe repair shop, Minneapolis (4419490136)

Samuel Rosenboom in his shoe repair shop, Minneapolis (4419490136)

Samuel Rosenbloom owned a shop, Sam's Shoe Repair, located on the corner of Girard and Glenwood Avenues in North Minneapolis. Date: 1920 Source: 18 cm x 12.7 cm Format: Black and white photo Subject: Business ... More

Dakota War of 1862-stereo-right

Dakota War of 1862-stereo-right

Title: "People escaping from the Indian massacre of 1862 in Minnesota, at dinner on a prairie". Photo shows the U.S.-Dakota War of 1862. Right half of stereograph published by Whitney's Gallery, St. Paul, Minn.... More

Minnesota National Guardsmen at Camp Værnes, Norway

Minnesota National Guardsmen at Camp Værnes, Norway

Minnesota National Guardsmen follow along behind a track vehicle as they conduct cold-weather training at Camp Værnes, Norway, on Feb. 18, 2008. The Guardsmen are participating in the 35th Annual U.S./Norwegia... More

FOURTH OF JULY CROWD WAITS FOR DARKNESS AND A TRADITIONAL FIREWORKS DISPLAY AT JOHNSON PARK IN NEW ULM, MINNESOTA.... - NARA - 558182

FOURTH OF JULY CROWD WAITS FOR DARKNESS AND A TRADITIONAL FIREWORKS DI...

Public domain photograph of picnic, leisure time, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Trio of friends at the entrance to North High School (4418762837)

Trio of friends at the entrance to North High School (4418762837)

North High School serves the North Side neighborhood in Minneapolis. The high school is located at 1500 James Avenue North. Date: 1950? Source: 3.5 x 4.5 Format: Black and white snapshot Subject: Education; M... More

Ben Berman holding grandson Arthur Goldberg (4418734827)

Ben Berman holding grandson Arthur Goldberg (4418734827)

The formal attire on the older man and the baby dressed in white suggests a ceremony or some kind, perhaps a naming. Date: 1920? Source: 14.3 cm x 9 cm Format: Black and white photo Subject: Social issues; Min... More

Beth David Synagogue dinner (4419515646)

Beth David Synagogue dinner (4419515646)

Beth David was a small Orthodox congregation located at Clinton and Isabel in St. Paul. Date: 1940? Source: 9.5 cm x 12 cm Format: Black and white original photo Subject: Religion; Synagogues--St Paul Coverage... More

Leonard "Butch" Levy in his Navy uniform (4419526570)

Leonard "Butch" Levy in his Navy uniform (4419526570)

Leonard Levy, better known as "Butch", was a football and wrestling standout at the University of Minnesota. He served in the Navy during WWII, and afterwards played football for the Los Angeles Rams. His ath... More

Rachel Bella Calof (4419528360)

Rachel Bella Calof (4419528360)

Rachel Bella Calof is the author of MY STORY, an autobiographical account to her marriage to Abraham Calof and their efforts to homestead and raise a family on the plains of North Dakota at the turn of the cen... More

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

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

Fanny Cohen in front of the family grocery store, St. Paul (4419482792)

Fanny Cohen in front of the family grocery store, St. Paul (4419482792...

The store was located at 115 S. Wabasha. Cohen was a widow when this picture was taken, and ran the business herself for many years. Date: 1919? Source: 20.3 cm x 25.4 cm Format: Black and white photo Subject:... More

Founders of Pioneer Women (Na'amat) (4418706003)

Founders of Pioneer Women (Na'amat) (4418706003)

Pioneer Women was an international group of Labor-Zionist women who made Aaliyah to Palestine during the 1920s. They came with a feminist agenda, to be full partners in the political and economic work of bui... More

John P. Howe

John P. Howe

John P. Howe, pioneer theatrical entrepreneur of the Pacific Northwest. Based in Seattle, Washington, USA from 1881, he was the leading theatrical impresario in the region for roughly 2 decades thereafter (unt... More

The Minnesota State Bankers' Association at Napinka, Manitoba, June 27th, 1902 Photo A 124 (HS85-10-13132)

The Minnesota State Bankers' Association at Napinka, Manitoba, June 27...

Original caption: "The Minnesota State Bankers' Association at Napinka, Manitoba, June 27th, 1902. Photo A. 124."

Volunteers at Mt. Sinai Gift Shop (4419529518)

Volunteers at Mt. Sinai Gift Shop (4419529518)

The Mt. Sinai Women's Auxiliary was formed a year prior to the opening of Mt Sinai Hospital, in 1950. The Auxiliary operated the snack shop and gift cart and provided volunteers offering care to participants ... More

Workers at small sewing and tailoring workroom (4419530426)

Workers at small sewing and tailoring workroom (4419530426)

Sarah Spaisman (Spiszman) shown working at a table in a finishing room of a local sewing factory. Date: 1935? Source: 5 x 7 Format: Sepia-toned snapshot Subject: Business and industry; Businesses-Minneapolis-... More

Two young men on a tractor at Hachsharah farm in Anoka (4418743315)

Two young men on a tractor at Hachsharah farm in Anoka (4418743315)

"Hachsharah" means "training" or "preparation" in Hebrew. Hachsharah were training farms for Jews who wished to settle in Palestine and become citizens. Harchsharah farms were located throughout Eastern Euro... More

Wedding of Sherman Singer and Mimi Schwartz (4418750415)

Wedding of Sherman Singer and Mimi Schwartz (4418750415)

Date: 1943 Source: 11.6 cm x 7.5 cm Format: Black and white original photo Subject: Social issues; Religious events--Life cycle--Weddings Coverage: Minneapolis; Hennepin; Minnesota; United States Local Identi... More

Capitol City Hebrew School Hanukkah pageant (4418748077)

Capitol City Hebrew School Hanukkah pageant (4418748077)

Students at the Capitol City Hebrew School portray the Maccabees for a Hanukkah tableau. Hanukkah commemorates the Maccabees victory over the Greek Syrians and the rededication of the Temple in Jerusalem. Date... More

Camp girls playing prior to Shabbat (4419464622)

Camp girls playing prior to Shabbat (4419464622)

Campers on a Friday evening before Shabbat at Habonim Camp Yad Ari. Campers wore white to the Shabbat meal. Date: 1949 Source: 8 cm x 10.4 cm Format: Black and white reprint photo Subject: Sports and recreati... More

Community Seder held in the Gendler home in Albert Lea (4419513440)

Community Seder held in the Gendler home in Albert Lea (4419513440)

The Albert Lea Jewish community was relatively small. The 1930 American Jewish Yearbook census put the population at 29 people, which was undoubtedly its peak. Saul Upin is standing, reading from the Haggada... More

Boys playing billiards at Camp Sophie Worth (4418698229)

Boys playing billiards at Camp Sophie Worth (4418698229)

Camp Sophie Wirth operated from 1911-1943. It was founded and run by the St. Paul chapter of the National Council of Jewish Women. It offered low cost recreational and rest opportunities for immigrant women a... More

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