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De buren vieren feest : geboorte, overgang en huwelijk bij Antwerpse bevolkingsgroepen / [tentoonstelling en catalogus, Jan Walgrave]

Author:
Walgrave, Jan  Search this
Koningin Fabiolazaal (Antwerp, Belgium)  Search this
Physical description:
160 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 30 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
Belgium
Flanders
Antwerp
Date:
1996
Topic:
Rites and ceremonies  Search this
Judaism--Customs and practices  Search this
Moroccans--Rites and ceremonies  Search this
Turks--Rites and ceremonies  Search this
Call number:
GT2402.B4 W35 1996
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_562262

Maʻalin be-kodesh : shimush shani be-ʼamanut yehudit = From the secular to the sacred : everyday objects in Jewish ritual use

Author:
Muzeʼon Yiśraʼel (Jerusalem)  Search this
Physical description:
100, 8 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 27 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Date:
1985
C1985
Topic:
Jewish art and symbolism  Search this
Judaism--Customs and practices  Search this
Religious articles  Search this
Call number:
NK1672 .M99 1985
NK1672.M99 1985
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_269179

Joseph Miller Collection

Creator:
Miller, J. & D. (Bronx, New York)  Search this
Miller, Joseph (cutlery dealer)  Search this
Collector:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Cultural History  Search this
Donor:
Galdston, Irene  Search this
Extent:
3 Cubic feet (8 boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Family papers
Photographs
Ledgers (account books)
Business records
Correspondence
Trade catalogs
Certificates
Date:
1895-1992
Summary:
Letters, envelopes and other business records relating to the cutlery business of J & D Miller, Bronx, New York.
Scope and Contents:
The collection is divided into three series. The first series consists of personal documents relating to Joseph Miller's life and his family history. The second series consists of business records from the cutlery shop; this series contains four subseries, including purchase orders from the United States, purchase orders from foreign countries, photographs, and miscellaneous business records. The third series contains materials relating to the collection itself and how it came to the Smithsonian Institution.
Arrangement:
Collection is divided into 4 series.

Series 1: Personal, circa 1885-1971

Series 2: Business, circa 1950-1992
Biographical / Historical:
Joseph Miller (1885-1971) was born in Russia, a second son in a Jewish family of seven children. All nine Millers emigrated to the United States in the early twentieth century, bringing with them the family cutlery business. Joseph became a naturalized U.S. citizen in 1912, and in 1917, he joined his brother David in business, forming J & D Miller. The shop specialized in fashioning circumcision knives and kosher knives, like the schochet, for rabbis and mohels. In addition, the company also made knives for surgeons, circus performers, and industrial uses, sold sharpening stones, and accepted dull or broken knives for repair. The company of J & D Miller, communicating in English and Yiddish, shipped its merchandise all over the United States and to foreign countries as remote as Afghanistan, Argentina, and Algeria.

Joseph had two children, Irving and Irene, by his first wife, Essie. In 1961, Joseph lost an adult son, possibly a child from his second marriage, to Gertie. Although Joseph retired from J & D Miller in 1955 at the age of 70, he continued fashioning knives in a basement workshop of his Laurelton home. At his death at 86, Joseph was still receiving international requests for his knives. Joseph was committed to keeping the Miller clan together in America; his poems and family correspondence reveal a man devoted to his family.
Separated Materials:
The Division of Work and Industry holds a knifemakers shop sign in Yiddish. See accession 1992.0391.

This 1920s free-standing, wood–framed oilcloth window sign from the knife shop of Russian–immigrants Joseph and David Miller in the Lower East Side of New York City uses four implements and a legend in Yiddish to advertise their commercial offerings.

The sign reads:Do iz Millers a brentsh [Here are Miller's forgings]Di Miller halafim un mohel messer [The Miller ritual slaughter blades and circumcision knives]zaynen di beste un sheynste [are the best and most beautiful]in der gantser velt [in the whole world]garantirt keyn mol nit tsu rosten [Guaranteed never to rust]

The Miller shop, at 25 Canal Street, made ritual Jewish cutlery for the shochet (butcher) and for the mohel (circumcisionist), using extreme care in the hand fabrication of each instrument. The large rectangular knife (gasos halef) on the sign was used to slaughter cattle, the small rectangular knife (ofos halef) was for poultry; the curved implement is a circumcision clamp (mohel mashinke); and the double sided knife is a circumcision knife (mohel messer). In compliance with Jewish tradition, great emphasis is placed upon cleanliness, speed, efficiency, and the minimization of pain in the use of these instruments.
Provenance:
Donated by Irene Galdston in 1992.
Restrictions:
Collection is ope for research.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Family-owned business enterprises  Search this
Cutlery trade  Search this
Circumcision  Search this
Judaism -- Customs and practices  Search this
Genre/Form:
Family papers
Photographs -- 20th century
Ledgers (account books)
Business records
Correspondence -- 20th century
Trade catalogs
Certificates
Citation:
Joseph Miller Collection, 1895-1992, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0514
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Joseph Miller Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8652baaff-e6fe-4737-ad46-e439cd546aeb
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0514
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Christina Patoski Holiday Photoprints

Photographer:
Patoski, Christina  Search this
Extent:
1 Cubic foot (2 boxes, 16" x 20")
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photographs
Dye destruction process
Cibachrome (tm)
Dye destruction photoprints
Place:
Santa Fe (N.M.) -- Holiday decorations
Brooklyn (N.Y.) -- Holiday decorations
Minneapolis (Minn.) -- Holiday decorations
Sun Valley (Idaho) -- Holiday decorations
New York (N.Y.) -- Holiday decorations
Corpus Christi (Texas) -- Holiday decorations
Denver (Colo.) -- Holiday decorations
Fort Worth (Tex.) -- Holiday decorations
New Orleans (La.) -- Holiday decorations
Dallas (Texas)
Fort Lauderdale (Fla.) -- Holiday decorations
Date:
circa 1973-1992
Summary:
Fourteen color photographic prints by Christina Patoski, depicting front-lawn and front-porch holiday displays (primarily Christmas) in various U.S. cities.
Scope and Contents:
The fourteen photographs in this group are Cibachrome prints from 35mm. Kodachrome slides, documenting front-lawn and front-porch holiday displays (primarily Christmas) in various U.S. cities, including a variety of economic, ethnic, and regional groups, architectural genres, and decorating styles, documenting a "unique seasonal custom found only in America." Several images suggest attempts to broaden the cultural/religious basis of the celebration, combining Jewish traditions with the Christmas decorating tradition. Cities documented are Denver, Fort Worth, Minneapolis, Sun Valley (Idaho), Manhattan and Brooklyn, N.Y., Corpus Christi, Dallas, Ft. Lauderdale, New Orleans, and Santa Fe.

The Cibachrome prints are horizontal on 16" x 20" paper, with 22" x 28" mats, except for "Holiday Spectacular," which was used on an introductory panel in ta national Museum of American History exhibition, without a mat.
Arrangement:
Collection is unarranged.
Biographical / Historical:
Photographer, documentary producer, and journalist, Christina Patoski began photographing front-lawn and front-porch Christmas displays in 1973, in Fort Worth, Texas, beginning with a house on Diaz Street in the Como neighborhood. She called the photograph "Red Extravaganza," and it inspired her to photograph other houses. Driving up and down Fort Worth Streets at Christmastime with her saxophonist husband Johnny Reno, she worked exclusively at night. Concentrating at first on the most elaborate displays, she later sought simpler, more personal decorations, and became more discriminating. She repeated in many areas of the country as part of an ongoing project spread over many years. She is interested in documenting "unusual" elements of popular culture within a variety of topical fields.

She told the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, "I've seen so much, that for me to stop and take a photo now, it has to be something special… I've noticed, though, that there are a lot of houses decorated this year. And to me, that indicates a sense of optimism… when people decorate, there's a sense of good feeling."

Her photographic technique is simple, employing two fifteen-year-old 35mm cameras and low-speed Kodachrome film, using commercial processing. She has been photographing since she was a child, when her father encouraged her. Graduating from the University of Minnesota School of Journalism, she spent several years in Minneapolis as a dancer, choreographer, and television editor. She returned to Fort Worth in 1976 to work in television news, but since 1979 has been a free-lance writer, radio reporter (contributing to National Public Radio's "All Things Considered), and a producer and writer.

She is interested in documenting unusual elements of popular culture (what she calls "weirdness"), such as her Texas Monthly story, illustrated with her portraits, on Texas women with "big" hair. She maintains files on longhorn steer, pyromaniacs, tornadoes, and cheerleading, and considers herself a "Margaret Mead of popular culture."

Sources Jackie Koszczuk and Janet Tyson, "A Sense of the festive: Photographer captures home-grown Christmas Art," Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Section E, December 25, 1993, pp. 1, 4.
Provenance:
Collection donated by Christina Patoski, December 14, 1994.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research but is stored off-site and special arrangements must be made to work with it. Contact the Archives Center for information at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.
Rights:
Christina Patoski retains copyright. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Christianity and other religions -- Judaism -- Holiday decorations -- 1970-2000  Search this
Judaism -- Customs and practices  Search this
Christmas decorations -- 1970-2000  Search this
Hanukkah decorations -- 1970-2000  Search this
Housing -- 1950-2000 -- U.S.  Search this
Decorations -- Holiday -- 1950-2000 -- U.S.  Search this
Holiday decorations -- 1970-2000  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- Color photoprints -- 1950-2000
Dye destruction process
Cibachrome (TM)
Dye destruction photoprints
Citation:
[Photograph title], Christina Patoski Holiday Photoprints, 1973-1992, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Copyright Christina Patoski. Gift of the artist.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0508
See more items in:
Christina Patoski Holiday Photoprints
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep839603bc7-5156-45f6-bd46-fb8381d2f498
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0508

Alexander Alland, Sr., Photoprints

Creator:
Ostroff, Eugene, d. 1999 (NMAH Curator)  Search this
Salo, Matt, Dr.  Search this
Haberstich, David E., 1941-  Search this
Ahlborn, Richard E., 1933-2015  Search this
Alland, Alexander, Sr. (Alexander Landschaft), 1902-1989  Search this
Names:
China Daily News -- 1930-1940 -- New York N.Y.  Search this
China Daily News -- Photographs  Search this
United States. Works Progress Administration  Search this
Davis, Earl  Search this
Kaslov, Steve, ca. 1888-1949 (King of the Red Bandanna Romany Gypsies )  Search this
Extent:
0.25 Cubic feet (4 boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photographs
Oral history
Interviews
Audio cassettes
Place:
Virgin Islands -- 1930-1940
New York (N.Y.) -- 1930-1940
Bowery (New York, N.Y.) -- 1930-1940
Chinatown (New York, N.Y.) -- 1930-1940
St. Thomas (Virgin Islands) -- 1930-1940
Date:
1985 - 1986
1930 - 1943
Scope and Contents:
This collection contains 273 silver gelatin photoprints (Series 1), most of which apparently were made during the 1930s and early 1940s, contemporaneously with the original negatives. All are 8" x 10" or slightly smaller, unmounted except for flush mounted linen on the backs of some prints. The photographs were made primarily in two locations, New York City and the Virgin Islands. The Virgin Islands pictures were made as part of a special documentary project in 1939, as described above, whereas the New York photographs stem from Mr. Alland's largely self assigned documentation of various ethnic and religious groups in New York from approximately 1932 to 1943. The projects include photographs of the "Red Bandanna" Romany Gypsy group in the Bowery, a black Jewish congregation, Mohawk Indians in Brooklyn, and other groups, which required extensive exploration, research, and photographing over periods of many days or weeks. A variety of miscellaneous ethnic and religious groups are covered in the general "Other Religions" and "Nationalities" folders. The contents of the "Judaism" folder include primarily New York sites and people, but there are also additional views of a synagogue from the Virgin Islands project.

Series 2 of the collection contains four cassette tape recordings of two interviews with Mr. Alland, three made by Richard Ahlborn (with Eugene Ostroff and Matt Salo) in 1985, and one by David Haberstich and Richard Ahlborn, June 2-3, 1986 (at which time the photographs were donated). The tapes include readings from his autobiography, personal reminiscences on his experiences as an immigrant and a photographer, and commentary on the photographs.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged into two series.

Series 1: Photoprints, 1930-1943

Series 2: Audiotape Cassettes, 1985-1986

The photographs are arranged topically and by nationality.
Biographical / Historical:
Alexander Alland, Sr., was born in Sevastopol, Crimea (formerly in the Soviet Union) on 6 August 1902. His last name originally was Landschaft, but he legally changed it to Alland following the birth of his son. Alland's interest in photography began at the age of twelve, when he helped a local photographer with darkroom work. He constructed his own camera from cardboard with a simple meniscus lens and exposed glass plate negatives with the device.

Toward the end of the Civil War in Russia in 1920, Alland relocated in Constantinople, Turkey, where he was hired as an apprentice by a graduate of the Vienna Academy of Photography. When the Union Nationale des Combatants Francais went on a pilgrimage to Gallipoli, a former battle zone on the Dardanelles, he was asked to accompany them in order to document events. After having his request for a pay increase refused, he left his employer two years later and opened his own portrait studio, "Photo d'Art Russe." When civil unrest threatened Constantinople in 1923, he decided to emigrate to the United States.

During his first years in the United States he worked in photo finishing businesses while engaged in home portraiture independently. He married in 1929 and a son, Alexander, Jr., was born. In the 1930s he became one of the best known photographers portraying the life of immigrants and various ethnic groups in New York. (1) In 1936 he was appointed supervisor of the Photo Mural section of the W.P.A. Federal Art Project, and worked as a free lance photographer for magazines and periodicals featuring the activities of various ethnic groups living in New York City. He specialized in making photomurals with montage techniques. (2)

In 1937 Alland became photography instructor at the American Artists' School and joined the American Artists Congress. In 1939, his first book, Portrait of New York, was published and he became president of the "Exploration Photo Syndicate" and went to the U.S. Virgin Islands as part of a project to produce a pictorial record of the West Indian Islands. His photographs appeared in publications and were exhibited at the New School for Social Research and at the Schomberg Collection. In 1942 he joined the staff of Common Ground magazine as photography editor and was appointed by the National Youth Administration to supervise their photography workshop. His book American Counterpoint appeared in 1943 and was selected as "One of the Fifty Best Books of the Year." The original prints from that book were exhibited at the Museum of the City of New York, which also exhibited a portfolio of his work on American Gypsies. In 1944 he became director of an agency, "Pictures for Democracy," and in 1945 his book The Springfield Plan was proclaimed another "One of the Fifty Best Books of the Year."

During World War II Alland did technical photography for the War Department, receiving a commendation for this work. After another book My Dog Rinty was published, he left New York City to establish a school of photography, combined with a school of dance directed by his wife, Alexandra, a professional dancer and choreographer. (3) He then began to exhibit his own photographs and to collect glass plate negatives and vintage prints by significant photographers. He is perhaps best known for locating a collection of Jacob Riis negatives and making them available. In 1974 Aperture published his biography, Jacob A. Riis: Photographer and Citizen4. Because of his efforts in providing the Riis negatives to the Museum of the City of New York, that institution awarded a special commemorative medal to him in 1973. The Riis book was followed by two more studies of photographers, Jessie Tarbox Beals, First Woman News Photographer (5) and Heinrich Tonnies, Cartes de Visite Photographer Extraordinaire. (6)

Retrospective exhibitions of Alland's work were held in two major Danish museums in summer 1979 and he was honored for contributions to the cultural history of Denmark. In 1991 studies for his photomural work were included in an historical survey exhibition of American photomontage at the University of Maryland at College Park. (7).

Sources

1. My text is based upon the biographical information recorded on my taped interviews with Mr. Alland in this collection, but see also Bonnie Yochelson, The Committed Eye: Alexander Alland's Photography. New York: The Museum of the City of New York, Inc., 1991.

2. Merry A. Foresta, "Art and Document: Photography of the Works Progress Administration's Federal Art Project," in Official Images: New Deal Photography (essays by Foresta, Pete Daniel, Maren Stange, and Sally Stein), Washington: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1987, p. 153, based on an interview with Alland, January 1987.

3. Photographic historian Anne Peterson, contractor for three Archives Center photographic collection projects between 1986 and 1982, reports that she studied ballet as a child with Mrs. Alland.

4. Ibid.

5. Ibid.

6. Ibid

7. See catalog by Cynthia Wayne, Dreams, Lies, and Exaggeration: Photomontage in America. The Art Gallery, University of Maryland at College Park, 1991 (exhibition at the gallery Oct. 21 Dec. 20, 1991).
Related Materials:
Materials in the Archives Center

Carlos de Wendler Funaro Gypsy Research Collection (AC0161)

Contains additional Alland photographs. De Wendler Funaro also photographed Steve Kaslov, his family, and his Bowery coppersmith workshop.
Provenance:
Collection donated by Alexander Alland, June 3, 1986.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Rights:
Copyrighted material: photographs may not be reproduced without written permission from the Estate of Alexander Alland, Sr.
Topic:
Synagogues -- Photographs -- 1930-1940 -- New York, N.Y.  Search this
Newspapers -- Photographs -- 1930-1940 -- New York N.Y.  Search this
Muslims -- Photographs -- 1930-1940 -- New York N.Y.  Search this
Minorities -- Housing -- 1930-1940 -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Minorities -- Housing -- 1930-1940 -- Virgin Islands  Search this
Judaism -- Customs and practices  Search this
Housing -- Photographs -- 1930-1940 -- New York N.Y.  Search this
Immigrants -- 1930-1940 -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Housing -- 1930-1940 -- Virgin Islands  Search this
Buddhism -- Photographs -- 1930-1940 -- New York N.Y.  Search this
Catholic Church -- Liturgy  Search this
Chinese drama -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Churches -- Photographs -- 1930-1940 -- New York N.Y.  Search this
Clergy -- 1930-1940 -- United States  Search this
Coppersmiths -- 1930-1950  Search this
Ethnic costume  Search this
Ethnic groups -- Photographs -- 1930-1940 -- New York N.Y.  Search this
Falashas -- 1930-1940 -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Fortune-tellers -- Gypsies -- 1930-1940 -- United States  Search this
Pluralism  Search this
Poverty -- Photographs -- 1930-1940 -- Virgin Islands  Search this
Printing -- Photographs -- 1930-1940 -- New York N.Y.  Search this
Protestant churches -- Photographs -- 1930-1940 -- New York N.Y.  Search this
Religious and ecclesiastical institutions -- Photographs -- 1930-1940 -- New York N.Y.  Search this
Singers -- 1930-1950  Search this
Synagogues -- 1930-1940 -- Virgin Islands  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1900-1950
Oral history -- 1980-1990
Interviews -- 1980-2000
Audio cassettes -- 1980-1990
Citation:
Alexander Alland, Sr., Photoprints, 1932-1943, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Gift of the artist.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0204
See more items in:
Alexander Alland, Sr., Photoprints
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8795050c9-502c-4bfa-afa7-3554b2c036d7
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0204
Online Media:

India's Jewish heritage : ritual, art & life-cycle / edited by Shalva Weil

Author:
Ṿail, Shalṿah  Search this
Physical description:
124 p. : ill. ; 34 cm
Type:
Pictorial works
Place:
India
Date:
2002
C2002
Topic:
Jews--Civilization  Search this
Judaism--Customs and practices  Search this
Call number:
DS135.I6 I545 2002
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_866136

The day of Yahweh : a study of sacred days and ritual forms in the ancient Near East / by William Arthur Heidel

Author:
Heidel, William Arthur 1868-1941  Search this
American Historical Association  Search this
Physical description:
xv, 565 p. 23 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1929
[c1929]
Topic:
Judaism  Search this
Fasts and feasts--Judaism  Search this
Judaism--Customs and practices  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_882953

Sukot mi-raḥave ha-ʻolam = Sukkahs from around the world

Title:
Sukkahs from around the world
Movable feast
Author:
Muzeʼon Yiśraʼel (Jerusalem)  Search this
Physical description:
1 v. (unpaged), [12] plates : ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Date:
2003
Topic:
Sukkot  Search this
Judaism--Customs and practices  Search this
Fasts and feasts--Judaism  Search this
Call number:
BM695.S8 S85 2003
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_742873

Descriptive catalogue of a collection of objects of Jewish ceremonial deposited in the U.S. National Museum by Hadji Ephraim Benguiat. By Cyrus Adler ... and I.M. Casanowicz ..

Title:
Objects of Jewish ceremonial
Author:
Adler, Cyrus 1863-1940  Search this
Casanowicz, Immanuel M  Search this
Benguiat, Ephraim  Search this
United States National Museum Annual report, 1899  Search this
Subject:
United States National Museum Collections  Search this
Physical description:
539-561 p., 36 leaves of plates : ill. ; 25 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1901
Topic:
Jews--Social life and customs  Search this
Judaism--Customs and practices  Search this
Call number:
DS111.7 .A23 1901
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_494404

Jewish life in art and tradition : based on the collection of the Sir Isaac and Lady Edith Wolfson Museum, Hechal Shlomo, Jerusalem / Yehuda L. Bialer, Estelle Fink ; photos. by David Harris

Author:
Bialer, Yehuda Leib 1896-1977  Search this
Fink, Estelle  Search this
Subject:
Muzeʼon ʻal shem Sir Aiziḳ ṿe-Leidi Ṿolfson be-Hekhal Shelomoh  Search this
Physical description:
189 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 26 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1976
Topic:
Judaism--Liturgical objects--Pictorial works  Search this
Judaism--Customs and practices  Search this
Call number:
BM657.A1J48 1976X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_375606

The Jews, their customs and ceremonies, with a full account of all their religious observances, from the cradle to the grave ... / by the Rev. E. M. Myers

Author:
Myers, Emmanuel Moses  Search this
Physical description:
112 p. ; 20 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1879
Topic:
Judaism--Customs and practices  Search this
Call number:
BM700 .M99
BM700.M99
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_170741

Joseph and Anna's time capsule : a legacy from old Jewish Prague / Chaya M. Burstein ; illustrated by Nancy Edwards Calder ; edited by Linda A. Altshuler and Marjorie L. Share

Author:
Burstein, Chaya M  Search this
Calder, Nancy Edwards  Search this
Altshuler, Linda A  Search this
Share, Marjorie L. 1950-  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service  Search this
Physical description:
40 p. : col. ill. ; 29 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Czech Republic
Prague
Czechoslovakia
Prague (Czech Republic)
Date:
1984
C1984
Topic:
Jews--Social life and customs--Juvenile literature  Search this
Judaism--Customs and practices--Juvenile literature  Search this
Social life and customs  Search this
Juvenile literature  Search this
Call number:
DS135.C96P713 1984X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_196128

Beauty in holiness; studies in Jewish customs and ceremonial art

Author:
Gutmann, Joseph  Search this
Physical description:
xxvi,513 p. illus., facsims. 24 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1970
[1970]
Topic:
Jewish art and symbolism  Search this
Judaism--Customs and practices  Search this
Call number:
N8197 .G78X
N8197.G78X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_13635

Folk-lore in the Old Testament : studies in comparative religion, legend and law / by James George Frazer

Title:
Folklore in the Old Testament
Author:
Frazer, James George 1854-1941  Search this
Physical description:
xxx, 476 pages ; 23 cm
Type:
Folklore
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Date:
1923
©1923
Topic:
Jews  Search this
Judaism--Customs and practices  Search this
Religions  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1071375

Jewish life in art and tradition : from the collection of the Sir Isaac and Lady Edith Wolfson Museum, Hechal Shlomo, Jerusalem / commentary by Yehuda L. Bialer and Estelle Fink ; photography by David Harris

Author:
Bialer, Yehuda Leib 1896-1977-  Search this
Fink, Estelle  Search this
Muzeʼon ʻal shem Sir Aiziḳ ṿe-Leidi Ṿolfson be-Hekhal Shelomoh  Search this
Subject:
Muzeʼon ʻal shem Sir Aiziḳ ṿe-Leidi Ṿolfson be-Hekhal Shelomoh  Search this
Physical description:
199 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 26 cm
Type:
Pictorial works
Date:
1980
C1980
Topic:
Judaism--Liturgical objects  Search this
Judaism--Customs and practices  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_952941

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