Photographs of the Hebrew Institute of Pittsburgh
linear feet (1 box)
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/.
The material in this collection is in English.
Rauh Jewish Archives
Historical Society of Western pennsylvania
Senator John Heinz History Center
1212 Smallman Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
The guide to this collection was written by
Theresa E. Rea.
Encoded by Theresa E. Rea on May 5, 2009 from an existing finding aid.
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/.
- 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
- Ashinsky, Aaron Mordechai, Rabbi
- Rosenbloom, Sol
- Hebrew Institute
- Sol Rosenbloom Teachers' Training School
- Louis I. Aaron Hebrew High School
- Solomon Schechter Day School
- Jewish Education--Pennsylvania--Pittsburgh
- Hill District, Pittsburgh (Pa.)
- Squirrel Hill, Pittsburgh (Pa.)
- East End, Pittsburgh (Pa.)
Access and Use
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.
This collection was processed by Theresa E. Rea in February 17, 2009.
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.
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.
||Hebrew Institute 1915-1946
||Hebrew Institute 1948-1962
||Hebrew Institute 1964-1984
||Solomon Schechter Day School 1981-1984