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    • 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
    • Baby beauty contest at the Emanuel Cohen Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota

    • 1949-05-16
    • The Golden Age Club meet at the Emanuel Cohen Center. The judges here included, left to right, Rabbi Schulman, William Liebo, Sam Finkelestein, Lena Berdman. The baby beauty is Roberta Wilensky, aged 2.
    • University of Minnesota Libraries, Nathan and Theresa Berman Upper Midwest Jewish Archives
    • Basketball champions, Emanuel Cohen Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota

    • 1939
    • The Polars Club basketball team, sponsored by the Emanuel Cohen Center in North Minneapolis. The E. C. C. had no gym: games were played at settlement houses in other parts of the city with gymnasiums. E. C. C. games were played at the Wells...
    • 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
    • Chess match at the Jewish Educational Center, St. Paul, Minnesota

    • 1930?
    • Two young boys concentrate on the chess board while a group of children look on. Children's and young people's programming was held at the J. E. C. Annex.
    • University of Minnesota Libraries, Nathan and Theresa Berman Upper Midwest Jewish Archives
    • Emanuel Cohen Center championship basketball team, Minneapolis, Minnesota

    • 1942
    • The boys basketball team pictured in uniform with their coach. The Emanuel Cohen Center had no gym: games were played at settlement houses in other parts of the city with gymnasiums. E. C. C. games were often played at the Wells Settlement House,...
    • University of Minnesota Libraries, Nathan and Theresa Berman Upper Midwest Jewish Archives
    • Emanuel Cohen Center pre-Kindergarten graduating class, Minneapolis, Minnesota

    • 1955
    • A photograph of the graduating pre-Kindergarten class standing in caps and gowns in front of the Emanuel Cohen Center. There was a comprehensive curriculum for Jewish children at the Emmanuel Cohen Center.
    • University of Minnesota Libraries, Nathan and Theresa Berman Upper Midwest Jewish Archives
    • Emanuel Cohen Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota

    • 1930?
    • View of the front exterior of the Emanuel Cohen Center. The Center's primary role was to provide the North Side Jewish youth with an alternative to being on the street. The E. C. C. had a pool and a gymnasium, and sponsored sports teams for both...
    • University of Minnesota Libraries, Nathan and Theresa Berman Upper Midwest Jewish Archives
    • Entrance to the Jewish Education Center building, St. Paul, Minnesota

    • 1940?
    • Adults and children walk through the entrance of the J. E. C. in this posed shot. This photograph is significant in that one of the principle funders of the Center, businessman and philanthropist George Kaplan is in the photo. The Jewish...
    • University of Minnesota Libraries, Nathan and Theresa Berman Upper Midwest Jewish Archives
    • Girls doing activities at the Jewish Educational Center, St. Paul, Minnesota

    • 1930?
    • A publicity photograph showing arts and crafts activates for kids enrolled at "Stay at Home Camp", a successful summer camp developed by the Jewish Center Activities Association, for the growing number of families joining the J. E. C. The J. C. A....
    • University of Minnesota Libraries, Nathan and Theresa Berman Upper Midwest Jewish Archives
    • Jewish Community Center Dancing Follies, St. Paul, Minnesota

    • 1949-10-24
    • Three women kick their legs. Next to them sits a woman on a stool (perhaps a moderator or judge). In 1948, the Jewish Educational Center officially became the Jewish Community Center of St. Paul. As such, it split with the Hebrew School, and...
    • University of Minnesota Libraries, Nathan and Theresa Berman Upper Midwest Jewish Archives
    • Jewish Community Center Youth Night Dance, St. Paul, Minnesota

    • 1939
    • A photograph of the band at the St. Paul J. C. C. Youth Night Dance. The Jewish Community Center of St. Paul was located at Holly and Grotto. The dance featured Yale Libman, a local musician, and his Orchestra.
    • University of Minnesota Libraries, Nathan and Theresa Berman Upper Midwest Jewish Archives
    • Jewish Mothers Club fifteenth anniversary banquet in St. Paul, Minnesota

    • 1934-06
    • 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.
    • University of Minnesota Libraries, Nathan and Theresa Berman Upper Midwest Jewish Archives
    • Kids at Stay At Home Camp at the Jewish Education Center, St. Paul, Minnesota

    • 1941
    • A group of children pose outside wearing handmade costumes. For families that were not able or didn't choose to send their kids to camp outside of the city, the J. A. C. C. provided Stay At Home Camp during summer months at the J. E. C.
    • University of Minnesota Libraries, Nathan and Theresa Berman Upper Midwest Jewish Archives
    • Kids playing ping pong at the Jewish Educational Center Annex, St. Paul, Minnesota

    • 1940-09-19
    • Two boys play ping pong while a group of children look on. In 1936, the J. E. C. annexed an adjacent home to be used for children's groups and arts and crafts classes. The annex was closed in 1940 and activities shifted to Mt. Zion and Temple of...
    • University of Minnesota Libraries, Nathan and Theresa Berman Upper Midwest Jewish Archives
    • Kids using a clothes ringer, St. Paul, Minnesota

    • 1930?
    • Boys use a clothes ringer while an adult supervises in the background. Perhaps the kids at camp used the clothes ringer to dry out bathing suits? Stanley Calof is the boy at the hand crank.
    • University of Minnesota Libraries, Nathan and Theresa Berman Upper Midwest Jewish Archives
    • Outdoor table tennis match at the Jewish Education Center, St. Paul, Minnesota

    • 1938
    • Men and boys playing table tennis on Center Day. Sports and recreational activities took place at the Annex, an old house and yard next door to the J. E. C. The Annex remained in use until 1940, when deteriorating conditions caused it to close.
    • University of Minnesota Libraries, Nathan and Theresa Berman Upper Midwest Jewish Archives
    • Placard announcing Summer Center Day at the Jewish Education Center, St. Paul, Minnesota

    • 1938?
    • Photograph of a placard detailing different activities taking place at the Jewish Education Center on Center Day. Center Day showcased the facilities and services at the J. E. C., and allowed the community to observe a cross-section of the...
    • University of Minnesota Libraries, Nathan and Theresa Berman Upper Midwest Jewish Archives
    • Second Annual Summer Center Day at the Jewish Educational Center, St. Paul, Minnesota

    • 1939-08-23
    • Programming for the J. E. C. was conducted by the J. C. A. A.--Jewish Center Activities Association, and funded by the Community Chest. J. C. A. A. was a programming powerhouse, quickly developing junior and senior orchestra's boy and girl scout...
    • University of Minnesota Libraries, Nathan and Theresa Berman Upper Midwest Jewish Archives
    • Serviceman at the Jewish Educational Center, St. Paul, Minnesota

    • 1940?
    • Jewish servicemen stationed at Fort Snelling and from as far away as Sioux Falls, South Dakota and Colorado; received a free membership to the J. E. C. during World War II. The center carried on the tradition of free memberships to Jewish soldiers...
    • University of Minnesota Libraries, Nathan and Theresa Berman Upper Midwest Jewish Archives
    • Staff at the Emanuel Cohen Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota

    • 1948
    • A group of unidentified women standing in front of a bus. The Emanuel Cohen Center provided recreation space and social services to the North Minneapolis Jewish community. The Center was named for Emanuel Cohen, an attorney and the Center's...
    • University of Minnesota Libraries, Nathan and Theresa Berman Upper Midwest Jewish Archives
    • Interview with Rabbi Bernard Raskas (1924 -2010), St. Paul, Minnesota

    • 2005-01
    • Rabbi Bernard Raskas (1924 - 2010), who led Temple of Aaron synagogue of St. Paul, Minnesota for 37 years, here gives a detailed account of his life and times as one of the most prominent leaders of the Twin Cities Jewish community. Highlights...
    • 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
    • Weekend for singles sponsored by the Emanuel Cohen Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota

    • 1949
    • Men and women stand outside in discussion. Among the many services available through the ECC; events were organized for young people, affording them an opportunity to meet and mingle, as well as a chance to leave the city behind for the weekend.
    • University of Minnesota Libraries, Nathan and Theresa Berman Upper Midwest Jewish Archives
    • Young men's basketball team at the Jewish Educational Center in St. Paul, Minnesota

    • 1940?
    • A group of young men in basketball uniforms stand with their coach for this photograph. The programming arm of the J. E. C., known as the Jewish Center Activities Association, oversaw social and recreational activities at the Center.
    • University of Minnesota Libraries, Nathan and Theresa Berman Upper Midwest Jewish Archives

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