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    • Interview with Roz Baker (1923 - ), Minneapolis, Minnesota

    • 1999-06-24
    • In this interview, Roz Baker (1923 - ) gives an account of her life as a Jewish native of Minneapolis. She relates her family background which includes an immigration story to the United States from Russia through Cypress in 1915. She describes her...
    • University of Minnesota Libraries, Nathan and Theresa Berman Upper Midwest Jewish Archives
    • Interview with Manual Ruder (1914 - ), St. Paul, Minnesota

    • 2002-09-12
    • In this interview, Manual (Mandy) Ruder (1914 - ) gives an account of his life as a Jewish Minnesotan. Special attention is afforded to his family background, including information about his Romanian and Zionist parents farming in Palestine, their...
    • University of Minnesota Libraries, Nathan and Theresa Berman Upper Midwest Jewish Archives
    • Girl's Club doll party at West Side Neighborhood House, St. Paul, Minnesota

    • 1919
    • Girls, some holding dolls or teddy bears, in this group photograph of the Girl's Club at Neighborhood House. Neighborhood House was founded by the Hebrew Ladies Benevolent Society. Neighborhood House was founded primarily to provide recreational,...
    • University of Minnesota Libraries, Nathan and Theresa Berman Upper Midwest Jewish Archives
    • Neighborhood House Sewing  Club, St. Paul, Minnesota

    • 1911
    • Photograph of a woman using a measuring tape to measure the length of a skirt on Ida Blehart. Neighborhood House was founded by the Hebrew Ladies Benevolent Society. Neighborhood House was founded primarily to provide recreational, educational and...
    • University of Minnesota Libraries, Nathan and Theresa Berman Upper Midwest Jewish Archives
    • Interview with Rabbi Kassel Abelson, Minneapolis, Minnesota

    • 1993-06-24
    • In this interview, Rabbi Kassel Abelson speaks of his life, times, and views regarding Judaism. Abelson spent over forty years as senior Rabbi at Beth El synagogue in North Minneapolis and later Saint Louis Park, Minnesota, serving as a leader in...
    • University of Minnesota Libraries, Nathan and Theresa Berman Upper Midwest Jewish Archives
    • Neighborhood House, St. Paul, Minnesota

    • 1920?
    • Photograph showing the front exterior of the Neighborhood House, which was the first settlement house in St. Paul serving the Jewish community. It was founded in 1897 by the women of Temple Mt. Zion as a place for newly arrived Eastern European...
    • University of Minnesota Libraries, Nathan and Theresa Berman Upper Midwest Jewish Archives
    • Interview with Alex Tankenoff (1905 - ), Minneapolis, Minnesota

    • 2005-08-29
    • Alex Tankenoff (1905 - ) grew up poor and Jewish in St. Paul, Minnesota, eventually owning a successful brewery and brewery equipment company. In this interview, the discussion follows Tankenoff's life story, brewery business and involvement in the...
    • University of Minnesota Libraries, Nathan and Theresa Berman Upper Midwest Jewish Archives
    • Mort Silverstein's home, St. Paul, Minnesota

    • 1935
    • The front exterior of the Morton Silverstein home in the West Side neighborhood of Saint Paul. A home typical of the West Side Flats neighborhood in St. Paul. The "Flats" was a working class area that was home to numerous immigrants, including a...
    • University of Minnesota Libraries, Nathan and Theresa Berman Upper Midwest Jewish Archives
    • Alpha Omega Club Hanukkah party, Minneapolis, Minnesota

    • 1935
    • The Alpha Omega Club was a Minneapolis young people's social club. Worth noting is Sam Finkelstein, seated at center. Finkelestein was a driving force behind the success of the South Side Neighborhood House. The community center was modeled after...
    • University of Minnesota Libraries, Nathan and Theresa Berman Upper Midwest Jewish Archives
    • Letter from Arrowhead Lodge to Erwin Oreck, Ray, Minnesota

    • 1946-10-07
    • Letter to Erwin Oreck from Helen Woeber at Arrowhead Lodge in reply to a letter from October 4th. Arrowhead Lodge discribes how Oreck believes they discriminate based on religion, and how they do not, but simple do not want "riffraff."
    • University of Minnesota Libraries, Nathan and Theresa Berman Upper Midwest Jewish Archives
    • Waiting to go to summer camp, St. Paul, Minnesota

    • 1940
    • Boys leaning againt an automobile while another boy leans out of the window behind them. 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...
    • University of Minnesota Libraries, Nathan and Theresa Berman Upper Midwest Jewish Archives
    • Football players in front of John Hay School, Minneapolis, Minnesota

    • 1940
    • Photograph of a group of boys, wearing jackets and hats and holding a football. John Hay School was the elementary school for many Jewish families living on the North Side neighborhood from the 1920s through the 60s.
    • University of Minnesota Libraries, Nathan and Theresa Berman Upper Midwest Jewish Archives
    • Aurora Athletic Club girls basketball team, Minneapolis, Minnesota

    • 1933
    • The Aurora Club for Young Women was sponsored by the Emanuel Cohen Center on Minneapolis's North Side. The club provided recreational and social opportunities for young Jewish women in the neighborhood.
    • University of Minnesota Libraries, Nathan and Theresa Berman Upper Midwest Jewish Archives
    • Interview with Ken Tilsen, Judges and Lawyers Oral History Project, Hudson, Wisconsin

    • 2009-06-22
    • In this interview, Ken Tilsen gives a brief account of his life as a Jewish Minnesotan and lawyer, touching also on Minnesota politics. He was born in Leipzig, North Dakota, to parents of eastern European heritage. An account is given as to why...
    • University of Minnesota Libraries, Nathan and Theresa Berman Upper Midwest Jewish Archives
    • State Street home on the West Side, St. Paul, Minnesota

    • 1935
    • The front exterior of a home typical of the West Side Flats neighborhood in St. Paul. The "Flats" was a working class area that was home to numerous immigrants, including a large Jewish population.
    • University of Minnesota Libraries, Nathan and Theresa Berman Upper Midwest Jewish Archives
    • State Street homes on the West Side, St. Paul, Minnesota

    • 1935
    • The front exterior of a home typical of the West Side Flats neighborhood in St. Paul. The "Flats" was a working class area that was home to numerous immigrants, including a large Jewish population.
    • University of Minnesota Libraries, Nathan and Theresa Berman Upper Midwest Jewish Archives
    • Home of "Komer the Schochet," St. Paul, Minnesota

    • 1935
    • A view showing the front exterior of a single family residence in the West Side neighborhood of Saint Paul, Minnesota. The home belonged to Komer the Schochet. "Schochet" is a Yiddish and Hebrew term designating a Kosher butcher or slaughterer.
    • University of Minnesota Libraries, Nathan and Theresa Berman Upper Midwest Jewish Archives
    • State Street homes on the West Side, St. Paul, Minnesota

    • 1935
    • Front exterior of a home typical of the West Side Flats neighborhood in St. Paul. The "Flats" was a working class area that was home to numerous immigrants, including a large Jewish population.
    • University of Minnesota Libraries, Nathan and Theresa Berman Upper Midwest Jewish Archives
    • State Street and Airport Road home on the West Side, St. Paul, Minnesota

    • 1935
    • The front exterior of a home typical of the West Side Flats neighborhood in St. Paul. The "Flats" was a working class area that was home to numerous immigrants, including a large Jewish population.
    • University of Minnesota Libraries, Nathan and Theresa Berman Upper Midwest Jewish Archives
    • Apartment building on Airport Road, St. Lawrence Street, St. Paul, Minnesota

    • 1935
    • An exterior view of an apartment building typical of the West Side Flats neighborhood in St. Paul. The "Flats" was a working class area that was home to numerous immigrants, including a large Jewish population.
    • University of Minnesota Libraries, Nathan and Theresa Berman Upper Midwest Jewish Archives
    • Home on the West Side, 141 Eva Street, St. Paul, Minnesota

    • 1935
    • Front exterior of a home typical of the West Side Flats neighborhood in St. Paul. The "Flats" was a working class area that was home to numerous immigrants, including a large Jewish population. A figure can be seen sleeping on the floor of the...
    • University of Minnesota Libraries, Nathan and Theresa Berman Upper Midwest Jewish Archives
    • Intersection of State Street and Fairfield, St. Paul, Minnesota

    • 1935
    • The front exteriors of two homes typical of the West Side Flats neighborhood in St. Paul. The "Flats" was a working class area that was home to numerous immigrants, including a large Jewish population.
    • University of Minnesota Libraries, Nathan and Theresa Berman Upper Midwest Jewish Archives
    • State Street homes on the West Side, St. Paul, Minnesota

    • 1935
    • Front exterior view of a home typical of the West Side Flats neighborhood in St. Paul. The "Flats" was a working class area that was home to numerous immigrants, including a large Jewish population.
    • University of Minnesota Libraries, Nathan and Theresa Berman Upper Midwest Jewish Archives
    • Trio of friends at the entrance to North High School, Minneapolis, Minnesota

    • 1950?
    • Three young men pose for a photograph on the steps of North High School. North High School serves the North Side neighborhood in Minneapolis. The high school is located at 1500 James Avenue North.
    • University of Minnesota Libraries, Nathan and Theresa Berman Upper Midwest Jewish Archives
    • State Street homes on the West Side, St. Paul, Minnesota

    • 1935
    • The front exteriors of two small clapboard homes, typical of the style found in the West Side Flats neighborhood. The "Flats" was a working class area that was home to numerous immigrants, including a large Jewish population.
    • University of Minnesota Libraries, Nathan and Theresa Berman Upper Midwest Jewish Archives
    • Old State Street housing in the Flats neighborhood, St. Paul, Minnesota

    • 1925
    • Al Tankenoff in front of the Tankenoff residence on State Street. Tankenoff is on the far right. The 1925 Ford 2-door is Tankenoff's. The Lafayette School incinerator stack is in the background.
    • University of Minnesota Libraries, Nathan and Theresa Berman Upper Midwest Jewish Archives

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