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Past Perfect. The Jewish Experience in Early 20th Century Postcards

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Curators

Sharon Liberman Mintz, Elka Deitsch.

Collection

Library of the Jewish Theological Seminary of America, New York

Imprint

New York City, USA, 2008. Leaflet, 4 pp., illustrations: 8 col., 20.2 × 20.2 cm. English.

Location

The Herbert and Eileen Bernard Museum of Judaica, Temple Emanu-El (13 November 2008–25 February 2009)

Description

The Jewish postcard as a document of Jewish life, culture, and costume at the turn of the 20th C. Introductory text focuses on cards bearing New Year’s greetings, images of synagogues in North America and Europe, and “exotic” ethnographic photographs. No itemized listing.

main keywords

COSTUMEEUROPEPOSTCARDSSHANA TOVA GREETING CARDSSYNAGOGUESUNITED STATES

minor keywords

Eretz IsraelNorth AfricaSoldiers (Jewish) & related objectsSynagogues, United StatesWorld War I YemenZionism

Related ephemera

Invitation to exhibition opening, postcard, 1 col. illus., 15.2 × 21.7 cm.

Other venue

Library of the Jewish Theological Seminary of America, New York City, USA (7 October–30 December 1997)

Catalog from other venue

#1479

Catalog of Catalogs Online

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