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    • 1954 graduating class, Minneapolis Talmud Torah, Minneapolis, Minnesota

    • 1954
    • Portrait photograph of the young men and women in the graduating class of 1954, from the Minneapolis Talmud Torah. Most of the young people in the photo are about 13, the age at which they would participate in their bar or bat mitzvah.
    • University of Minnesota Libraries, Nathan and Theresa Berman Upper Midwest Jewish Archives
    • "Lammies" dance, Minneapolis, Minnesota

    • 1945-05
    • A group of high school ladies and men, in formal wear, pose with chaperones for a picture at the Lammies dance. Phi Alpha Lambda--better known as the "Lammies"-- was a high school sorority for Jewish girls.
    • University of Minnesota Libraries, Nathan and Theresa Berman Upper Midwest Jewish Archives
    • Adath Jeshurun confirmation class, Minneapolis, Minnesota

    • 1940-06-10
    • Confirmation students in graduation dress, posed with their teacher at Adath Jeshurun. 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...
    • University of Minnesota Libraries, Nathan and Theresa Berman Upper Midwest Jewish Archives
    • Adath Jeshurun Young People's League, Minneapolis, Minnesota

    • 1937
    • Members of the Adath Jeshurun Young People's League posing for a cast photo of their production, "Headin' South." Youth organizations in synagogues offered opportunities for socializing and other types of group activities. Adath Jeshurun's youth...
    • 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
    • B'nai Brith Youth Organization sleigh ride, Minneapolis, Minnesota

    • 1957
    • A group of young men and women sitting and standing on a large sleigh. B'nai Brith Youth Organization was comprised of A. Z. A., a young men's fraternity, and B. B. G., the young women's counterpart to A. Z. A. Both were founded in response to...
    • University of Minnesota Libraries, Nathan and Theresa Berman Upper Midwest Jewish Archives
    • Beth El Boy Scout troop 86, Minneapolis, Minnesota

    • 1931
    • Members of the Beth El Boy Scout troop 86 arranged sitting, kneeling and standing. Troop leaders are standing in the back row.
    • University of Minnesota Libraries, Nathan and Theresa Berman Upper Midwest Jewish Archives
    • Beth El Confirmation Class with Rabbi Aronson, Minneapolis, Minnesota

    • 1929
    • Confirmants dressed in white and arranged in two rows sit and stand with Rabbi Aronson seated in the middle. Rabbi Aronson came to Beth El in 1924, and served the congregation for 35 years. Beth El, at the time the photo was taken, was on the...
    • University of Minnesota Libraries, Nathan and Theresa Berman Upper Midwest Jewish Archives
    • Beth El Confirmation Class, Minneapolis, Minnesota

    • 1935
    • Confirmants in white robes are seated in two rows with Rabbi Aronson seated in the front middle row. Rabbi Aronson came to Beth El in 1924, and served the congregation for 35 years. Beth El, at the time the photo was taken, was on the North Side of...
    • University of Minnesota Libraries, Nathan and Theresa Berman Upper Midwest Jewish Archives
    • Birchwood Ark containing the Torah at Boy Scout Camp, Minneapolis, Minnesota

    • 1948
    • A Boy Scout, in uniform, stands next to a simply designed and built Ark for the Torah at Boy Scout Camp. 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...
    • University of Minnesota Libraries, Nathan and Theresa Berman Upper Midwest Jewish Archives
    • Boy wearing a Husch Brothers uniform, St. Paul, Minnesota

    • 1915?
    • Portrait photograph of a boy wearing a Husch Brothers uniform for the Saint Paul Winter Carnival. Husch Brothers was a Jewish-owned clothing manufacturer.
    • University of Minnesota Libraries, Nathan and Theresa Berman Upper Midwest Jewish Archives
    • Boys playing billiards at Camp Sophie Wirth, White Bear Lake, Minnesota

    • 1939
    • A group of boys playing billiards outside while other boys look on. 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...
    • University of Minnesota Libraries, Nathan and Theresa Berman Upper Midwest Jewish Archives
    • Camp girls playing prior to Shabbat, Minneapolis, Minnesota

    • 1949
    • A group of young women on a Friday evening, before Shabbat, at Habonim Camp Yad Ari. Campers wore white to the Shabbat meal.
    • University of Minnesota Libraries, Nathan and Theresa Berman Upper Midwest Jewish Archives
    • Commencement of the 1948 Talmud Torah class, Minneapolis, Minnesota

    • 1948-04
    • Photograph of students seated on a stage at North High School, for the commencement ceremony of the Talmud Torah class. The picture was taken in the auditorium at Minneapolis North High school where many, if not most, of the Talmud Torah students...
    • University of Minnesota Libraries, Nathan and Theresa Berman Upper Midwest Jewish Archives
    • Council Camp counselors posing for a group portrait in Hinckley, Minnesota

    • 1938
    • Council Camp was establish in 1937 in Hinckley and moved in 1949 to Aitkin. Council Camp began as a W. P. A. program site: The Jewish Camping Program oversaw that at least 1/3 of the campers were low-income.
    • 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, 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
    • Emanuel Cohen Girl Scout Troop 140, Minneapolis, Minnesota

    • 1944
    • Girls between the ages of 10 and 14 were in this Junior-level troop which met at the Emanuel Cohen Center on the North Side. This photo was taken as a promotional shot for a play the troop put on at the Center called "the Seven Stages of Life."
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • Halloween party planning in Dorothy Goldetsky's basement, Minneapolis, Minnesota

    • 1947
    • "Lammie" high school sorority girls planning for a Halloween party. 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.
    • University of Minnesota Libraries, Nathan and Theresa Berman Upper Midwest Jewish Archives
    • Jewish Boy Scout group, Minneapolis, Minnesota

    • 1929
    • This photo may reflect a gathering of boys from several different groups, suggested by the different numbers on the sleeves of several of the scouts. Many of the troops that Jewish boys and girls belonged to were synagogue-sponsored. That allowed...
    • University of Minnesota Libraries, Nathan and Theresa Berman Upper Midwest Jewish Archives
    • Lammie's social event, St. Paul, Minnesota

    • 1947-10-31
    • A group of young men and women in the basement of Dorothy Goldetsky's home where the high school sorority held a Halloween social.
    • University of Minnesota Libraries, Nathan and Theresa Berman Upper Midwest Jewish Archives
    • Members of Boy Scout Troop #86, Minneapolis, Minnesota

    • 1920?
    • Some members of Boy Scout Troop #86 pose outside wearing hats, sweaters and jackets during a fall outing. 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...
    • University of Minnesota Libraries, Nathan and Theresa Berman Upper Midwest Jewish Archives
    • Members of the Ivria Club at the Como Park Conservatory, St. Paul, Minnesota

    • 1915
    • Photograph of members of the Ivria Club standing beneath a pergola at the Como Park Conservatory. Ivria Clubs were social clubs for young people dedicated to promoting Hebrew language and culture. This chapter was sponsored by the Minneapolis...
    • University of Minnesota Libraries, Nathan and Theresa Berman Upper Midwest Jewish Archives
    • Minneapolis Mars basketball team, Minneapolis, Minnesota

    • 1922
    • Portrait photograph of the Minneapolis, Mars basketball team with Max Winter as coach. Max Winter coached a variety of Minnesota sports teams, and later in his career co-owned the Minnesota Vikings and the Minneapolis Lakers. Winter was born in...
    • University of Minnesota Libraries, Nathan and Theresa Berman Upper Midwest Jewish Archives
    • Minneapolis Talmud Torah Bar Mitzvah class, Minneapolis, Minnesota

    • 1946
    • Photograph showing the young men of the Minneapolis Talmud Torah Bar Mitzvah class. 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...
    • University of Minnesota Libraries, Nathan and Theresa Berman Upper Midwest Jewish Archives
    • Minneapolis Talmud Torah Bet Midrash class, Minneapolis, Minnesota

    • 1924
    • Photograph showing graduates of the Minneapolis Talmud Torah Bet Midrash class, wearing caps and gowns and holding a banner. The Class of 1924 was the first class to hold classes in the new Emanuel Cohen Center building. The Center was purchased...
    • University of Minnesota Libraries, Nathan and Theresa Berman Upper Midwest Jewish Archives
    • Minneapolis Talmud Torah football team, Minneapolis, Minnesota

    • 1920
    • A portrait photograph of the Minneapolis Talmud Torah football team. The Talmud Torah attempted to engage young people not only through studies, but through social activities including sports. This stems in part from the early affiliation of the...
    • University of Minnesota Libraries, Nathan and Theresa Berman Upper Midwest Jewish Archives
    • Minneapolis Talmud Torah football team, Minneapolis, Minnesota

    • 1920
    • A portrait photograph of the Minneapolis Talmud Torah football team. When plans for the new Talmud Torah building were being formulated in the mid 1910s, there was a groundswell of support for a facility that would include not only classrooms, but...
    • University of Minnesota Libraries, Nathan and Theresa Berman Upper Midwest Jewish Archives
    • Minneapolis Talmud Torah students in classroom, Minneapolis, Minnesota

    • 1920?
    • Photograph of young boys and girls in a classroom. Some children are sitting at desks and some are standing at the chalkboard with chalk in hand. The first Talmud Torah building was located on Fremont Avenue North and Eighth Street. The...
    • University of Minnesota Libraries, Nathan and Theresa Berman Upper Midwest Jewish Archives
    • Mount Zion confirmation class, St. Paul, Minnesota

    • 1936
    • Rabbi Margolis is in the middle row. Students are in secular clothes, rather than white, typical of a more Americanized approach to the ritual celebration.
    • University of Minnesota Libraries, Nathan and Theresa Berman Upper Midwest Jewish Archives
    • North Side neighborhood team posed at Sumner Field, Minneapolis, Minnesota

    • 1920?
    • Photograph showing a group of boys wearing baseball uniforms with baseball bats in the foreground. 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...
    • University of Minnesota Libraries, Nathan and Theresa Berman Upper Midwest Jewish Archives
    • Sweet Sixteen party at the Rainbow Cafe, Minneapolis, Minnesota

    • 1949
    • A group of young ladies sit at a long table, set with dinnerware at a Sweet Sixteen party for Reva Rosenbloom, which was held at the Rainbow Café in Minneapolis.
    • University of Minnesota Libraries, Nathan and Theresa Berman Upper Midwest Jewish Archives
    • Swimmers at Sophie Worth Camp, White Bear Lake, Minnesota

    • 1939
    • Swimmers playing in the water at Sophie Wirth Camp in White Bear Lake. 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...
    • University of Minnesota Libraries, Nathan and Theresa Berman Upper Midwest Jewish Archives
    • Talmud Torah awards ceremony, Minneapolis, Minnesota

    • 1938-04-19
    • Student award winners (left to right): Arnold Lifson, Joseph Brooks Memorial Award; Lorraine Phillips, Hannah Goldblum Prize; Harriet Lifson, Nathan Weisberg Prize.
    • University of Minnesota Libraries, Nathan and Theresa Berman Upper Midwest Jewish Archives
    • Talmud Torah students at the Talmud Torah building, St. Paul, Minnesota

    • 1930
    • Talmud Torah schools offer primary and advanced education to Jewish students in Hebrew language and scripture; religious practices; and Talmudic commentaries. Talmud Torahs date back to the Renaissance, and were established in the United States in...
    • University of Minnesota Libraries, Nathan and Theresa Berman Upper Midwest Jewish Archives

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