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Glimpses of the Jewish Exhibit in the Hall of Religion. A Century of Progress. 1933 and 1934

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Authors

Louis L. Mann, Gerson B. Levi.

Imprint

Chicago, Ill., USA, 1933. 32 pp., illustrations: 115 b&w, 22 × 14.5 cm. English.

Location

Chicago World’s Fair, Hall of Religion (1 June–1 November 1933 and 26 May–31 October 1934)

Description

Part of the exhibition “A Century of Progress”, celebrating the 100th anniversary of the founding of Chicago. The Judaism exhibit included a replicated Torah ark, ceremonial objects, books, manuscripts, and a continuous slide show of Jewish figures who have contributed to world culture during this century. No itemized listing.

Description

Due to its popularity, the World’s Fair and its exhibits were re-opened in May 1934.

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CEREMONIAL OBJECTSHEBREW MANUSCRIPTS, UNDECORATEDPORTRAITSPRINTED BOOKSTORAH ARKS

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