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Faith & Form. Synagogue Architecture in Illinois. An Exhibition Organized by the Spertus Museum

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Curator

Grace Cohen Grossman.

Imprint

Chicago, Ill., USA, 1976. 101 pp., illustrations: 96 b&w, 22 × 28 cm. English.

Location

Spertus Museum (October 1976–January 1977)

Description

Photographs and prints illustrating the types of architecture used in synagogues throughout Illinois. Particular focus on the city of Chicago and the development of its Jewish community. Foreword by Arthur M. Feldman. Introduction by Grace Cohen Grossman. Two in-depth essays: “The Roots and the Branches. A Survey of the Chicago Jewish Community 1845–1976” (Morris A. Gutstein), and “Synagogue Architecture in Illinois” (Lauren Weingarden Rader). Alphabetical listing of synagogues. List of architects and architectural firms. 157 items.

main keywords

CHICAGOILLINOISPHOTOGRAPHSSYNAGOGUESSYNAGOGUES, ARCHITECTURE

minor keywords

Cemeteries, United StatesFlags, dedicatoryHistorical documentsPrints, synagoguesSynagogues, architectural plansSynagogues, ChicagoSynagogues, IllinoisSynagogues, United StatesUnited StatesYiddish pressYiddish theater

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