Catalog of Catalogs Online, A Bibliography of Temporary Exhibition Catalogs Since 1876 that Contain Items of Judaica

Faith & Form. Synagogue Architecture in Illinois. An Exhibition Organized by the Spertus Museum
(132 words)

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

CHICAGO
ILLINOIS
PHOTOGRAPHS
SYNAGOGUES
SYNAGOGUES, ARCHITECTURE

minor keywords

Cemeteries, United States
Flags, dedicatory
Historical documents
Prints, synagogues
Synagogues, architectural plans
Synagogues, Chicago
Synagogues, Illinois
Synagogues, United States
United States
Yiddish press
Yiddish theater

Cite this page
“Faith & Form. Synagogue Architecture in Illinois. An Exhibition Organized by the Spertus Museum”, in: Catalog of Catalogs Online, A Bibliography of Temporary Exhibition Catalogs Since 1876 that Contain Items of Judaica. Consulted online on 20 July 2024 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/9789004444522_COCO_CC0529>
First published online: 2019



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