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    • 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
    • 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 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
    • 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
    • Interview with Ada Rubenstein (1917 - ), Minneapolis, Minnesota

    • 1984-09-18
    • Ada Rubenstein (1917 - ) was born in St. Paul, Minnesota; became involved with Jewish organizations at an early age and later took on several leadership positions. In this interview, the women discuss Rubenstein's career in community service and...
    • University of Minnesota Libraries, Nathan and Theresa Berman Upper Midwest Jewish Archives
    • Interview with Sidney Lorber (1916 - ), Minneapolis, Minnesota

    • 1987
    • In this interview, Sidney Lorber (1916 - ) discusses the life and work of his friend and associate, Minneapolis lawyer and community leader Amos Deinard (graduate, University School of Law and Harvard Law School, 1920s). Mr. Deinard gained...
    • University of Minnesota Libraries, Nathan and Theresa Berman Upper Midwest Jewish Archives
    • Men affiliated with Central Community House, St. Paul, Minnesota

    • 1920?
    • Portrait photograph of some men affiliated with Central Community House. Central Community House and its West Side counterpart, Neighborhood House, were created to assist immigrants newly arrived to the community. Although the settlement house...
    • University of Minnesota Libraries, Nathan and Theresa Berman Upper Midwest Jewish Archives
    • Boys from the Emanuel Cohen Center at Sumner Field, Minneapolis, Minnesota

    • 1920?
    • A group of boys and an adult at Sumner Field park. 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...
    • University of Minnesota Libraries, Nathan and Theresa Berman Upper Midwest Jewish Archives
    • Boys from the Emanuel Cohen Center at Sumner Field, Minneapolis, Minnesota

    • 1921
    • A group of boys gather behind their seated instructor at Sumner Field park. Sumner Field was a large commons area on the North Side that served as a playing field for North Side neighborhood children. Recreational opportunities for children and...
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • Labovsky Family inside Labovsky Grocery, Minneapolis, Minnesota

    • 1929
    • The earliest Jewish neighborhood in Minneapolis was located around the Cedar-Riverside area, and gradually divided and moved Northwest and South. Labovsky's was located at 16th and Franklin Avenue. In the picture are Shifra and Nuchan Labovsky...
    • University of Minnesota Libraries, Nathan and Theresa Berman Upper Midwest Jewish Archives
    • Fountain menu from Malcoff's Confectionary, Minneapolis, Minnesota

    • 1940?
    • Malcoff's Confectionery was a popular gathering place on the North Side for teens; University of Minnesota students; and people from the North Side neighborhood. It was one of four delicatessens in the Plymouth Avenue business area, in addition to...
    • 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
    • Sophie Wirth Camp, White Bear Beach, White Bear, Minnesota

    • 1937
    • A brochure for Sophie Wirth Camp. Sophie Wirth Camp was founded in 1912 and sponsored by the St. Paul Section of the National Council of Jewish Women. Costs were kept down with N. C. J. W. subsidies, allowing low income children and their mothers...
    • University of Minnesota Libraries, Nathan and Theresa Berman Upper Midwest Jewish Archives
    • Two girls standing outside Desnick's Drug Store, Minneapolis, Minnesota

    • 1946
    • Desnick's Drug Store was located at Penn and Plymouth Avenues, a hub of the North Side neighborhood. The two girls are Reva (Margolis) Rosenbloom on the left, and Ruth Lurie on the right.
    • 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

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