Summary Information
Title: Photographs of the Hebrew Institute of Pittsburgh
Collection Number: MSP 512
Creator: Hebrew Institute
Collection Dates: 1915-1984
Extent: .25 linear feet (1 box)
Abstract:
The photograph collection of the Hebrew Institute includes images from 1915 to 1984. The bulk of the photographs depict students in classroom settings and graduation classes. A portion of the Hebrew Institute Photographs have been digitized and are accessible online at http://images.library.pitt.edu/h/hebrewinstitute/.

Language:

The material in this collection is in English.

Repository:

Rauh Jewish Archives
Historical Society of Western pennsylvania
Senator John Heinz History Center
1212 Smallman Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
412-454-6364
library@hswp.org
http://www.heinzhistorycenter.org/libraryArchives.aspx

Date Published:

May 2009
Author:

The guide to this collection was written by Theresa E. Rea.
Encoder:

Encoded by Theresa E. Rea on May 5, 2009 from an existing finding aid.

History

For the historical sketch of the Hebrew Institute, please see the finding aid for MSS#512.


Collection Scope and Content Note

The photographs of the Hebrew Institute are housed in one archival box and are arranged in chronological order by each folder and within each folder. Three of the folders are from the Hebrew Institute and the fourth folder contains photographs from Solomon Schechter Day School. The photographs range in date from 1915, the laying of the cornerstone, to 1984. Many of the photographs show classes of the students or graduation classes posed on the grounds of the Hebrew Institute with descriptions and identifying labels and dates. A notable photograph dated 1921 depicts the Hebrew Institute's first school bus. A portion of the Hebrew Institute Photographs have been digitized and are accessible online at http://images.library.pitt.edu/h/hebrewinstitute/.


Arrangement

  • The photographs of the Hebrew Institute are housed in one archival box and are arranged in chronological order by each folder and within each folder.

Controlled Access Terms
Personal Names
  • Ashinsky, Aaron Mordechai, Rabbi
  • Rosenbloom, Sol
Corporate Names
  • Hebrew Institute
  • Sol Rosenbloom Teachers' Training School
  • Louis I. Aaron Hebrew High School
  • Solomon Schechter Day School
Topics
  • Jews--Pennsylvania--Pittsburgh
  • Jewish Education--Pennsylvania--Pittsburgh
Locations
  • Hill District, Pittsburgh (Pa.)
  • Squirrel Hill, Pittsburgh (Pa.)
  • East End, Pittsburgh (Pa.)
Access and Use
Access Restrictions:

No Restrictions.

Aquisition Information:

Accession PFF#39.

Gift of Meyer Grinberg of the Jewish Education Institute on October 31, 2000.

Gift of Muriel Guttman on July 6,1998.

Gift of Elaine Reimer Joseph on June 5, 2000.

Gift of Sheri Sable on June 15, 2004.

Processing Information:

This collection was processed by Theresa E. Rea in February 17, 2009.

Copyright:

Property rights reside with the Senator John Heinz History Center. Literary rights are retained by the creators of the records and their heirs. For permission to reproduce or publish, please contact the Library and Archives of the Senator John Heinz History Center.

Separated Material:
One oversized photograph of the Hebrew Institute Class of 1920 has been separated and described as MSR#512. The names of many of the students are indicated.


Contents List

Box
folder 1 Hebrew Institute 1915-1946
folder 2 Hebrew Institute 1948-1962
folder 3 Hebrew Institute 1964-1984
folder 4 Solomon Schechter Day School 1981-1984