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

The Role of the Jew in the Forging of the Nation. The Inaugural Exhibition of the Museum of American Jewish History, Philadelphia
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Author

Marvin D. Schwartz.

Imprint

Philadelphia, Pa., USA, 1976. Booklet, 32 pp., illustrations: 16 b&w, 23 × 19 cm. English.

Location

National Museum of American Jewish History (1976)

Description

Aspects of Jewish life in Colonial America, and the Jewish contribution to the nascent country. Catalog includes individual texts on the synagogue, circumcision, life cycle, holidays, and craftsmen. A wide variety of ceremonial objects are featured, most of European production, but some from America. Separate check-list, with basic and descriptive entries, by Robert A. Goldstein. 111 items.

main keywords

CEREMONIAL OBJECTS
HISTORICAL DOCUMENTS
PORTRAITS
TORAH ORNAMENTS
UNITED STATES

minor keywords

Besamim
Circumcision implements/objects
Dreidels
Halitza shoe
Hanukkah lamps
Kiddush cups
Matzah rolling pins/scorers
Myer Myers
Needlework/Embroidery
Omer calendars
Pesach plates
Portraits, rabbis
Prints, Jewish customs & ceremonies
Prints, synagogues
Purim plates
Rimmonim
Scrolls of Esther, illuminated
Seals/Stamps, Jewish society/institution
Seals/Stamps, kosher certification
Shabbat lamps
Soldiers (Jewish) & related objects
Synagogues, Amsterdam
Synagogues, Netherlands
Tefillin cases
Torah Arks, fragments
Tzedakah boxes/containers
Yad

Related publication

Goldstein, Robert A., The Role of the Jew in the Forging of the Nation. A Check-List of the Documents and Objects In the Exhibition, 1976.

Cite this page
“The Role of the Jew in the Forging of the Nation. The Inaugural Exhibition of the Museum of American Jewish History, Philadelphia”, in: Catalog of Catalogs Online, A Bibliography of Temporary Exhibition Catalogs Since 1876 that Contain Items of Judaica. Consulted online on 20 March 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/9789004444522_COCO_CC0543>
First published online: 2019



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