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‮בעקבות קולומבוס: יהודים באמריקה, ‭1880–1654‬‬‎ In the Footsteps of Columbus. Jews in America, 1654–1880

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Editor

Yossi Avner.

Curators

Kenneth Libo, Leorah Kroyanker.

Imprint

Tel Aviv, Israel, 1986. 106 pp., illustrations: 16 col., 102 b&w, 22 × 23.5 cm. Hebrew and English.

Location

Beit Hatfutsot (Opening: 19 March 1986)

Description

A largley photographic-documentary exhibition on Spanish and German-speaking Jews who came to America before the Great Eastern European Migration in 1881. The story begins in 1650, and continues through the Industrial Revolution, the Civil War, and the conquest of the Wild West. Introductory essay by Kenneth Libo. More than 350 objects. No itemized listing.

main keywords

CEREMONIAL OBJECTSHISTORICAL DOCUMENTSPHOTOGRAPHSPORTRAITSUNITED STATES

minor keywords

Circumcision implements/objectsHistorical photographsKetubbotMyer MyersOmer calendarsPrinted booksPrints, Jewish customs & ceremoniesPrints, synagoguesRimmonimSoldiers (Jewish) & related objectsSynagogues, United States

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