|Editor & Curator||
Michael W. Grunberger.
Washington, D.C., USA, 2004. 243 pp., illustrations: 115 col., 25 b&w, 31 × 24 cm. English.
Library of Congress (9 September–18 December 2004)
Nearly 200 treasures of American Judaica from the collections of the Library of Congress and other repositories, exhibited in celebration of the 350th anniversary of the first Jewish settlement in America. Monumental book with introduction by Michael W. Grunberger. 10 essays address various historical periods and topics, including “American Judaism” (Jonathan D. Sarna). No itemized listing.
Exhibition checklist with brief introductory texts and basic listing of objects. Exhibits listed in two main parts, each with 5 sub-sections: Haven (Prelude, “To Bigotry No Sanction”, Making a Community, A Century of Migration, 1820–1924, and Confronting Challenges) and Home (In the Public Sphere, War and Its Aftermath, Zion and America, At Home in America, and Conclusion), booklet, 30 pp., 15 col., 1 b&w illus., 23 × 3.3 cm. 192 items.