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    • Jewish home for convalescents

    • Convalescent hospitals; Postcards; Awnings; Flags; Hedges (Plants);
    • This is an image of a three story building with a flat roof. There are many windows on each story and each window has a striped awning over it. There are two double entry doors in the center of the building and a small balcony is above the entry....
    • Jewish service at Camp Shanks

    • Shawls; Prayer; Religious facilities; Religious services;
    • A man in a prayer shawl, or tallit, stands at a podium in front of a full congregation. The podium has fabric hanging over the top of it which has a prominent Jewish Star of David. The congregation is seated with their heads bowed. The men are...
    • Unit 01-George Astrove's Family History

    • Emigration & immigration; English language; World War, 1914-1918--Veterans; Textile industry; Business & finance; Family; Ethnic groups; Judaism;
    • He was born in Manhattan and lived in the Bronx, NY until he was five. His family moved to New Rochelle in 1935. He grew up in the Glenwood Lake area of New Rochelle (the Webster School neighborhood). He describes his neighborhood as "the...
    • Unit 03-Growing Up in New Rochelle (continued)

    • Business enterprises; Business districts; Busing (School integration); Military organizations; Military camps; Athletes; Judaism; Race discrimination; Synagogues;
    • Downtown New Rochelle's Retail Stores were relatively new and created a bustling shop atmosphere. George would travel to downtown, New Rochelle from his Quaker Ridge neighborhood.
    • Unit 01-Family History

    • Immigrants; Ethnic groups; Emigration & immigration; Religious education; Religious fundamentalism; Orthodox churches; Military regimes; Military personnel; Social classes; Families; Cultural relations;
    • Harry Lott is a well known attorney who practices in New Rochelle. His father was born in Latvia and immigrated to the United States. While in Latvia, he served in the Russian Army. He eventually traveled to Germany, where he met his wife, and...
    • Harry Lott oral history interview [audio]

    • Immigrants; Ethnic groups; Emigration & immigration; Families; Religious fundamentalism; Depressions; Social classes; Language; Work ethic; Education; Universities and colleges; Cultural relations;
    • Mr Harry Lott, a long time resident of the City of New Rochelle (located within Southern Westchester County in New York State), talks about the uniqueness of the experience of being raised within a 'typical' American suburb by immigrant parents who...
    • Unit 04-New Rochelle during WWII Timeframe

    • War; Suburban life; Ethnic groups; Ethnic neighborhoods; Judaism;
    • There were many prominent Jewish families that lived in New Rochelle; many lived in the Beechwood section of New Rochelle. Other families, like hers, lived on South Side of New Rochelle close to Main Street. Temple Israel was originally located...
    • Lt. Theodore Kerchman Post No. 84, Nyack, NY

    • Men; Veterans;
    • The Lt. Theodore Kerchman Post No. 84 of the Jewish War Veterans of the United States gathered for a group portrait. Although the exact time and place of the photograph is unknown, the names of the veterans are known. In the front row, left to...
    • Christian Science Church

    • Churches; Christian Science churches; Automobiles
    • This is a black and white photograph of the Christian Science Church formerly at 46 Fox Meadow Road. The church is no longer active, and the property was sold to Shaarei Tikvah, a Jewish congregation founded in 1998. The church is brick with white...
    • Christian Science Church

    • Churches; Christian Science churches; Automobiles
    • This is a black and white photograph of the Christian Science Church formerly at 46 Fox Meadow Road. The church is no longer active, and the property was sold to Shaarei Tikvah, a Jewish congregation founded in 1998. The church is brick with white...
    • First Church of Christ Scientist, Scarsdale, N.Y.

    • Christian Science churches;
    • This is a sepia photograph of the Frist Church of Christ Scientist, which was located on the corner of Drake Road and White Plains Post Road in Scarsdale, N.Y. This was the original building. Later the congregation would move to a new building on...
    • Ellen Buzbee and three others

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    • This is a black and white photograph of Ellen Buzbee of Scarsdale, N.Y. She is standing with three other people: two men and one woman. She is second from the right. Ellen Wade Buzbee was born in New York City on Aug. 26, 1933. A Wellesley...

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