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Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs. (67)
Synagogues -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs. (11)
Rabbis -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs. (9)
Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Societies, etc. -- Photographs. (8)
Jewish businesspeople -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs. (7)
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Jewish theater -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs. (6)
Anshe Chesed Congregation (Cleveland, Ohio) -- Photograph collections. (5)
Jewish Community Center of Cleveland -- Photograph collections. (5)
Jewish families -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs. (5)
Jews -- Education -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs. (5)
Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Social life and customs -- Photographs. (5)
Clothing factories -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs. (4)
Clothing trade -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs. (4)
Jewish day schools -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs. (4)
Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- History -- Photographs. (4)
Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs (4)
Synagogue architecture -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs. (4)
Architects -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs. (3)
Camp Wise (Euclid, Ohio) -- Photograph collections. (3)
Cantors (Judaism) -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs. (3)
Community centers -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs. (3)
Jewish Community Federation (Cleveland, Ohio) -- Photograph collections. (3)
Jewish religious schools -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs. (3)
Jewish women -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Societies and clubs -- Photographs. (3)
Jews -- Recreation -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs. (3)
Orthodox Judaism -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs. (3)
Philanthropists -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs. (3)
Recreation centers -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs. (3)
Schools -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs. (3)
Theater, Yiddish -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs. (3)
Zionism -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs. (3)
Zionists -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs. (3)
Art -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs. (2)
Artists -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs. (2)
B'nai Jeshurun (Cleveland Heights, Ohio) -- Photograph collections. (2)
Braverman and Halperin, Architects (Cleveland, Ohio) -- Photograph collections. (2)
Braverman, Sigmund, 1894-1960 -- Photograph collections. (2)
City Club of Cleveland -- Photograph collections. (2)
Cleveland (Ohio) -- Social life and customs -- Photographs. (2)
Clothing workers -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs. (2)
Clubs -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs. (2)
Conservative Judaism -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs. (2)
Holocaust survivors -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs. (2)
Jewish architects -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs. (2)
Jewish athletes -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs. (2)
Jewish community centers -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs. (2)
Jewish religious education -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs. (2)
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1Title:  Chaim Landy Family Photographs     
 Creator:  Landy, Chaim Family 
 Dates:  1904-2006 
 Abstract:  The Landy family traces its roots to Chaim Ephraim (Landesman) Landy and his wife, Esther Yudovitz, of Kovno, Lithuania. Six of their sons immigrated to the United States between 1880 and 1905. Jacob Landy (1850-1916) settled in Cleveland, Ohio and became the first sofer in the region. He also opened the first Jewish bookstore in Cleveland. The collection consists of approximately 60 black and white individual and group portraits and ten color individual and group portraits. 
 Call #:  PG 569 
 Extent:  0.20 linear feet (1 container) 
 Subjects:  Jews, Lithuanian. | Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs. | American National Red Cross
 
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2Title:  Abraham Lincoln Nebel Photographs     
 Creator:  Nebel, Abraham Lincoln 
 Dates:  1860-1965 
 Abstract:  Abraham Nebel was an amateur historian whose interest in the Jewish community was prompted by a desire to learn more about his wife's family, the Richard's, who had been living in Cleveland for several generations. As his research progressed on the Richard family, Nebel began acquiring material on other prominent Jewish families. The collection consists of photographs, prints, and negatives of Nebel, his family, and friends. Also included are photographs of prominent Jews from the Cleveland, Ohio area. 
 Call #:  PG 163 
 Extent:  0.20 linear feet (1 container) 
 Subjects:  Nebel, Abraham Lincoln, 1891-1973 -- Photograph collections. | Nebel family -- Photograph collections. | Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs.
 
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3Title:  Samuel H. Silbert Photographs     
 Creator:  Silbert, Samuel H. 
 Dates:  1920-1965 
 Abstract:  Samuel H. Lilbert (1883-1976) was a Latvian immigrant to Cleveland, Ohio, who became a lawyer and judge. He served as Assistant Police Prosecutor (1912-1915), Municipal Court Judge (1915-1924), and Chief Justice of the Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas (1955-1963). Silbert was a noted authority on divorce law. The collection consists of individual and group portraits of Samuel H. Silbert and his family and friends. Also included are photographs of a residence, possibly Silbert's. 
 Call #:  PG 172 
 Extent:  0.60 linear feet (2 containers) 
 Subjects:  Silbert, Samuel H., 1883-1976 -- Photograph collections. | Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs. | Judges -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs.
 
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4Title:  Harry Bernstein Photographs     
 Creator:  Bernstein, Harry 
 Dates:  1900-1908 
 Abstract:  Harry "Czar" Bernstein (1856-1920) was a Cleveland, Ohio, businessman and Republican Party political ward boss. He was born in Poland, and emigrated to Cleveland in 1868 with his parents. In addition to various businesses, he owned the Peoples and Perry theaters in Cleveland, which presented entertainment in Yiddish in the Eastern European Jewish neighborhood of Woodland. He became involved in Cleveland politics as a ward boss in the 16th (later the 12th) ward of Cleveland, a heavily immigrant neighborhood. He married Sarah Trilling in 1888. The collection consists of one album and loose photographs relating to Harry Bernstein, his family and friends. 
 Call #:  PG 195 
 Extent:  0.20 linear feet (1 container) 
 Subjects:  Bernstein, Harry 1856-1920 -- Photograph collections. | Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs. | Jewish theater -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs. | Theater, Yiddish -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs. | Jewish businesspeople -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs.
 
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5Title:  Alexander Miller Photographs     
 Creator:  Miller, Alexander 
 Dates:  1924-1963 
 Abstract:  Alexander Miller (1902-1975) was the Chief of Orthopedic Surgery at Mt. Sinai Hospital in Cleveland, Ohio, and Suburban Community Hospitals who was also active in the Cleveland Jewish community. Dr. Miller was certified to practice orthopedic surgery and trained as a flight surgeon in 1938. He served in the army medical corps from 1941 to 1946. In 1960 Dr. Miller and his wife, Ellen, became involved in fund raising for the hospital ship Hope. Dr. Miller sailed with the ship to many countries, including Ecuador and Vietnam, where he practiced medicine and trained native physicians. the collection consists of portraits and views pertaining to the life and career of Dr. Alexander Miller of Cleveland, Ohio. Views include Camp Wise (Painesville, Ohio), R.O.T.C. training in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, flight surgeon training in San Antonio, Texas; and Project Hope in Vietnam and Ecuador. 
 Call #:  PG 198 
 Extent:  0.20 linear feet (1 container) 
 Subjects:  Miller, Alexander, 1902-1975 -- Photograph collections. | Project Hope -- Photograph collections. | Physicians -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs. | Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs. | Hospital ships -- United States -- Photographs.
 
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6Title:  Ayduth Lachayim = Witness to Life : Holocaust Survivors in the Cleveland Jewish Community Photographs     
 Creator:  Holocaust Education and Commemoration Committee 
 Dates:  1915-1981 
 Abstract:  This collection consists of photographs used in a manuscript documenting the experiences of 178 Holocaust survivors who resided in Cleveland, Ohio. The project was coordinated by the Holocaust Education and Commemoration Committee of the Jewish Community Federation of Cleveland. A copy of the manuscript was presented to the archives of the Yad Vashem Martyrs' and Heroes' Remembrance Authority in Jerusalem, Israel, by a delegation of more than 100 survivors from Cleveland, during the World Gathering of Holocaust Survivors in June 1981. The collection consists of 35mm copy negatives and corresponding contact prints and enlargements of survivors of the Holocaust residing in Cleveland, Ohio. The photographs were used in the unpublished manuscript "Ayduth Lachayim Witness to Life" produced by the Holocaust Education and Commemoration Committee of the Jewish Community Federation. 
 Call #:  PG 266 
 Extent:  0.40 linear feet (2 containers) 
 Subjects:  Jewish Community Federation (Cleveland, Ohio) Holocaust Education and Commemoration Committee -- Photograph collections. | Holocaust survivors -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs. | Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs.
 
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7Title:  American Zionist Federation of Cleveland Photographs     
 Creator:  American Zionist Federation of Cleveland 
 Dates:  1971-1979 
 Abstract:  The American Zionist Federation of Cleveland, Ohio, was established in 1970 as a regional office of the American Zionist Federation, a coordinating organization for existing Zionist groups. The Cleveland, Ohio, office was originally called the Cleveland Zionist Federation, but the name was changed to the American Zionist Federation of Cleveland in 1976. It ceased operations in 1980. The collection consists of portraits of members of the American Zionist Federation of Cleveland, and views of various activities; including meetings, special programs, and rehearsals for programs. 
 Call #:  PG 272 
 Extent:  0.20 linear feet (1 container) 
 Subjects:  American Zionist Federation of Cleveland -- Photograph collections. | Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs. | Zionism -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs. | Zionism -- United States -- Photographs. | Zionists -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs.
 
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8Title:  History of the Jews of Cleveland Photograph Illustrations     
 Creator:  Gartner, Lloyd P. 
 Dates:  1839-1974 
 Abstract:  The collection consists of photographs depicting Cleveland, Ohio, Jewish leaders and institutions used to illustrate the second edition of the History of the Jews of Cleveland by Lloyd P. Gartner, published by the Western Reserve Historical Society in 1987. Included are views of synagogues that existed in Cleveland from the mid-19th century, and portraits of the rabbis who led them. Also included are views of Jewish-operated stores and shops, including the Levy and Stearn Department store. 
 Call #:  PG 365 
 Extent:  0.10 linear feet (1 container) 
 Subjects:  Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs. | Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- History -- Photographs. | Synagogues -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs. | Rabbis -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs.
 
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9Title:  Victoria Wesnitzer Photograph Album     
 Creator:  Wesnitzer, Victoria 
 Dates:  1940-1969 
 Abstract:  Victoria Wesnitzer was a native of Cleveland, Ohio, who attended St. Thomas Aquinas Elementary School prior to entering Notre Dame Academy from which she graduated in 1921. During those years the Academy was located on Ansel Road in Cleveland, having recently moved from Superior Avenue and East 18th Street. After graduation she married Raymond Noonan. In 1931 she returned to her alma mater for her ten-year class reunion. She was a resident of Cleveland at the time of her death. The collection consists of a photograph album depicting scenes of plays performed at the Jewish Community Center primarily in the 1950s and 1960s with actress Luci Wolpaw; including Yoshe Kalk, In the Gloaming, All My Sons, Burning Bush, Grass Harp, and World of Sholom Aleichem. Other activities include a book signing by author Jo Sinclair and various individuals in costume. Individuals pictured include Rabbi Barnett Brickner, Luci Wolpaw, Tedd Burr, Nolan D. Bell, Mary Jane Nottage, Paul Jacobs, harry Wolpaw, mark Feder, Herman A. Eigen, Julie Kravitz, Sadie Eigen, Shirley Guralnik, Dr. William Shapero, Ruth Seid, and Libbie Braverman. 
 Call #:  PG 370 
 Extent:  0.10 linear feet (1 container) 
 Subjects:  Wesnitzer, Victoria -- Photograph collections. | Jewish Community Center of Cleveland -- Photograph collections. | Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs. | Theater -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs. | Jewish theater -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs.
 
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10Title:  Heritage: Jewish Life in Cleveland Exhibit Photographs     
 Creator:  Falk, Robert 
 Dates:  1978 
 Abstract:  The collection consists of matted photographs that document the 1978 Western Reserve Historical Society exhibit "Heritage: Jewish Life in Cleveland, 1839-1978." The exhibit, a joint project of the Jewish Community Federation of Cleveland and the Western Reserve Historical Society, commemorated Jewish life in Cleveland from 1839-1978, and the 75th anniversary of the Federation. Photographs depict display panels and cases and wall displays from the exhibit. The photographer was Robert Falk. 
 Call #:  PG 373 
 Extent:  0.20 linear feet (1 container) 
 Subjects:  Jewish Community Federation (Cleveland, Ohio) -- Photograph collections. | Western Reserve Historical Society -- Exhibitions -- Photograph collections. | Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Exhibitions -- Photographs. | Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs.
 
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11Title:  Frank E. Joseph, Jr. Photographs     
 Creator:  Joseph, Frank E. 
 Dates:  1929-1988 
 Abstract:  Frank E. Joseph (1928-2008) worked thirty-five years as an attorney for Hahn Loeser Freedheim Dean & Wellman in Cleveland, Ohio. He was president of Bellefaire JCB and also served on the boards of various Cleveland charities. Married to the former Maddy Sue Lawrence in 1959, the couple had two children. The Joseph family is a prominent Cleveland family, having arrived in the area in 1872. The collection consists of four bound volumes and three portraits depicting the family life of Frank E. Joseph, as well as the experiences of Joseph family members on trips throughout the Western Reserve and abroad. 
 Call #:  PG 541 
 Extent:  1.01 linear feet (1 container and 1 oversize folder) 
 Subjects:  Joseph, Frank E., 1928-2008 -- Photograph collections. | Joseph family. -- Photographs. | Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs. | Jewish families -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs. | Jewish lawyers -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs.
 
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12Title:  Fifty Faces : the Holocaust Remembered Photographs     
 Creator:  Ascherman, Herbert Jr. 
 Dates:  1985 
 Abstract:  Herbert Ascherman, Jr. is a photographer who created an exhibition of portraits of Cleveland, Ohio, area Holocaust survivors, children of Holocaust survivors, liberators, and Righteous Gentiles for the Jewish Community Center of Cleveland in September 1985. The collection consists of 52 black and white, matted prints, with the subject's handwritten words, copies of the subjects' statements, and a typed version of the statements. 
 Call #:  PG 533 
 Extent:  0.40 linear feet (2 containers) 
 Subjects:  Ascherman, Herbert -- Photographic collections. | Ascherman, Herbert -- Exhibitions. | Holocaust survivors -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs. | Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Personal narratives. | Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs. | Righteous gentiles -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs. | Portrait photography -- Exhibitions.
 
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13Title:  Jacob Mintz Family Photographs     
 Creator:  Mintz, Jacob Family 
 Dates:  1870-1940 
 Abstract:  Jacob Mintz (1867-1947) was a prominent private detective in Cleveland, Ohio, for over fifty years. Native to Cleveland, Mintz was descended on his father's side from Polish Jewish immigrants of the 1850s and Prussian Jewish immigrants of the 1860s on his mother's side. Mintz was a picturesque, high-profile professional during his successful career. A number of his jobs involved major events of the era. He served as bodyguard to Carrie Nation, the anti-drinking crusader, when she spoke in Cleveland in 1901. That same year, Mintz escorted the immediate family of Leon Czolgosz, the assassin of President William McKinley, to Buffalo, New York, to visit him in the days immediately after the assassination. For a number of years, Mintz maintained a close business and political partnership with Charles P. Salen, a Cuyahoga County Democratic party stalwart. Together they operated Forest City Park, an amusement park, as well as refreshment stands at Public Square, Luna Park, and Gordon Gardens. Mintz served many years as treasurer of the Cuyahoga County Democratic Party Central committee and secretary of the Cuyahoga County Police Chiefs and Marshals Association. Notwithstanding his colorful public image, he was respected for his gentility and deportment. A Cleveland paper stated, "By his many estimable traits of character, he has...won the highest esteem of all with whom he comes in contact both socially and in business." The collection includes 44 black and white photographs. 
 Call #:  PG 534 
 Extent:  0.20 linear feet (1 container) 
 Subjects:  Bellefaire Jewish Children's Home (Shaker Heights, Ohio) | Crime and criminals -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs. | Mintz family | Mintz, Carl. | Mintz, Jacob, 1867-1947 | Private investigators -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs
 
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14Title:  Jacob Goldsmith Family Photographs     
 Creator:  Goldsmith, Jacob Family 
 Dates:  1904-1910 
 Abstract:  Jacob Goldsmith (1836-1922) was a German Jew who emigrated to Cleveland, Ohio, in 1852 and was part of the Koch, Mayer and Company clothing firm, later known as Joseph and Feiss Company. The collection consists of 28 8x10 monochrome photograph copies. In addition to photographs of the family, there also are images of servants and the governess. 
 Call #:  PG 537 
 Extent:  0.20 linear feet (1 container) 
 Subjects:  Goldsmith, Jacob, 1836-1922 -- Photograph collections. | Goldsmith family -- Photographs. | Jews, German -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs. | Jewish families -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs. | Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs. | Domestics -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs.
 
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15Title:  Rita Frankel Family Photographs     
 Creator:  Frankel, Rita Family 
 Dates:  1901-1992 
 Abstract:  Rita Frankel (b. 1929), a social worker and active member in the Jewish community, was born in Cleveland, Ohio, to Manny and Eva Heisler Hartenbaum. She married Burton Frankel in 1953, and later earned her M.A. in Counseling and Human Services from John Carroll University. She was employed as Displaced Worker Service Coordinator and Counselor at Cuyahoga Community College from 1978 to 1991. Esther Metzendorf Fischgrund, a relative of Frankel's, was a widely respected businesswoman and community leader. Following her marriage to Seymour Fischgrund in 1916, the couple opened Fish Furniture on Euclid Avenue in downtown Cleveland. The collection consists of 1 tintype, 23 black and white prints, and 120 color prints depicting members of the Frankel family, as well as images from Fischgrund's travels to Israel in 1966. 
 Call #:  PG 545 
 Extent:  0.20 linear feet (1 container) 
 Subjects:  Frankel, Rita. -- Photograph collections. | Frankel family. -- Photographs. | Fischgrund family. -- Photographs. | Jewish women -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs. | Jewish women -- Israel -- Photographs. | Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs. | Jews -- Israel -- Photographs.
 
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16Title:  B'nai B'rith Interlodge Council of Greater Cleveland Photographs     
 Creator:  B'nai B'rith Interlodge Council of Greater Cleveland 
 Dates:  1924-1993 
 Abstract:  The B'nai B'rith Interlodge Council of Greater Cleveland was formed in 1942 to coordinate lodge activities of the Cleveland, Ohio, chapter of B'nai B'rith. The cllection consists of group portraits of dinner banquets and officers. 
 Call #:  PG 511 
 Extent:  0.21 linear feet (1 container and 1 oversize folder) 
 Subjects:  B'nai B'rith Interlodge Council of Greater Cleveland -- Photograph collections. | B'nai B'rith -- Photograph collections. | Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs. | Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Societies, etc. -- Photographs. | Volunteer workers in social service -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs. | Charities -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs. | Friendly societies -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs.
 
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17Title:  Fuchs Mizrachi School Photographs     
 Creator:  Fuchs Mizrachi School 
 Dates:  1983-1996 
 Abstract:  Fuchs Mizrachi School is an Orthodox Jewish day school, preschool through grade 12, located in University Heights, Ohio, a suburb of Cleveland. The school, founded in 1983 as Bet Sefer Mizrachi of Cleveland, was renamed Fuchs Bet Sefer Mizrachi in 1994 in honor of benefactors Susan and Leonard Fuchs; in 1999 it was renamed Fuchs Mizrachi School. It was established by a group of Zionist Orthodox Jewish friends, all with young children. Its curriculum included political and religious Zionism, Orthodox Judaism, modern Hebrew, and secular studies. After 8 years of renting space at Taylor Road Synagogue and Taylor Academy in Cleveland Heights and at Northwood Elementary School in University Heights, the school purchased the former Northwood Elementary School in 1994. The collection consists of 75 color photographs and 42 color slides. The photographs show individual classes by year, and the slides portray daily and special activities during the school year. 
 Call #:  PG 512 
 Extent:  0.20 linear feet (1 container) 
 Subjects:  Fuchs Mizrachi School (Cleveland, Ohio) -- Photograph collections. | Jewish day schools -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs. | Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs. | Schools -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs. | Orthodox Judaism -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs. | Jews -- Education -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs. | Zionism -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs.
 
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18Title:  Warrensville Center Synagogue Photographs, Series II     
 Creator:  Warrensville Center Synagogue 
 Dates:  1952-1988 
 Abstract:  The Warrensville Center Synagogue, an Orthodox Jewish congregation in Cleveland Heights, Ohio, was established in 1959 as a result of a merger between three smaller synagogues, the Tetiever Ahavath Achim Anshe Sfard Congregation, the Kinsman Jewish Center, and Congregation Nvai Zedek. In 1970, Sherith Jacob Israel, the Eddy Road Jewish Center-Memorial Synagogue joined Warrensville Center. This congregation was itself a merger of Sherith Jacob and Sherith Israel of Mount Pleasant congregations. In 1972, Shaker-Lee Congregation was absorbed by the Warrensville Center Synagogue. Shaker-Lee Congregation was the result of a previous merger of Ohel Jacob, Ohel Yavne, and Tifereth Israel (not to be confused with The Temple-Tifereth Israel, a Reform congregation). The collection consists of individual and group portraits and views. Of note is a portrait of Rabbi Jacob Muskin and interior and exterior views of the congregation. 
 Call #:  PG 514 
 Extent:  0.21 linear feet (1 container and 1 oversize folder) 
 Subjects:  Muskin, Jacob, 1918-1990 -- Photograph collections. | Warrensville Center Synagogue (Cleveland Heights, Ohio) -- Photograph collections. | Orthodox Judaism -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs. | Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs. | Synagogues -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs.
 
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19Title:  Temple-Tifereth Israel Photographs     
 Creator:  Temple-Tifereth Israel 
 Dates:  1870-2008 
 Abstract:  The Temple-Tifereth Israel is the second oldest Jewish congregation in Cleveland, Ohio. The congregation was founded in 1850 after several members of Anshe Chesed, Cleveland's first congregation, left that congregation as the result of a dispute over religious ritual. After implementing religious reforms in the service and hiring a dedicated rabbi for the congregation, Tifereth Israel eventually built the first synagogue for the congregation in 1855 at Huron and Miami Streets. In 1894 the congregation moved to Willson Avenue in the Woodland neighborhood and then to Wade Park on East 105th Street in 1924. The congregation dedicated The Temple Branch in Beachwood in 1969. In 2010 it was announced that the East 105th Street building would be renovated by Case Western Reserve University for use as a performing arts center. The congregation currently makes its home in Beachwood. The collection consists of oversize confirmation photographs. Each individual photograph, except the ones before 1909, depicts individual portraits of each member of the class for the given year. The photographs prior to 1909 are group portraits. Each portrait includes photographs of the rabbis of the congregation at the time, including Moses Gries, Abba Hillel Silver, and Daniel Silver. There are no photographs for 1871-1897, 1952, 1954, 1987 and 1988. 
 Call #:  PG 589 
 Extent:  0.96 linear feet (96 oversize folders) 
 Subjects:  Jews -- Education -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs. | Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Genealogy. | Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- History -- Photographs. | Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs. | Temple-Tifereth Israel (Cleveland, Ohio) -- History | Temple-Tifereth Israel (Cleveland, Ohio) -- Photograph collections | Temple-Tifereth Israel (Cleveland, Ohio) | Jewish History | Genealogy
 
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20Title:  Samuel Kleinman Family Photographs     
 Creator:  Kleinman, Samuel Family 
 Dates:  1900-1930 
 Abstract:  Samuel Kleinman (1893-1972) immigrated to the United States from Poland at the age of 12. He worked as a stagehand in Cleveland, Ohio, a profession he pursued until late in his life. He and his wife Dorothy were the parents of four sons, among them Jack Kleinman, a World War II veteran who was one of the benefactors of the Regensburg 12, a group of Jewish children who were displaced persons after the war and whom he helped to survive after the war ended. Another one of his sons was Bennett, who became a well-known lawyer. The collection consists of one photograph album. 
 Call #:  PG 590 
 Extent:  0.10 linear feet (1 container) 
 Subjects:  Actors -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs. | Jewish theater -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs. | Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Genealogy. | Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs. | Kleinman family | Kleinman, Samuel, 1893-1972 | Theater -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs. | Theater, Yiddish -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs. | Theater, Yiddish -- Ohio -- Cleveland. / Theater, Yiddish.
 
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