Once Upon a Time…03.29.2013

Posted on June 11th, 2013 by

The Baltimore Jewish Times publishes unidentified photographs from the collection of Jewish Museum of Maryland each week. If you can identify anyone in these photos and more information about them, contact Jobi Zink, Senior Collections Manager and Registrar at 410.732.6400 x226 or jzink@jewishmuseummd.org.

Date run in Baltimore Jewish Times:  March 29, 20131994142062001

PastPerfect Accession #:  1994.142.062.001

Status:  Partially identified! Photo of the Mansbach family in Druid Hill Park, taken by Leo C. Hess, April 3, 1944. Left to right: 1. Irma Scheideman 2. Henry Scheideman 3. Unidentified 4. Hertha Mansbach 4. Bernard Mansbach

Special Thanks To:  Irene Russel, Joel Ginsberg

Fun Fact: This image was used on the cover of Mark Carp’s 2007 novel The Extraordinary Times of Ordinary People!

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Let it Snow!

Posted on January 24th, 2013 by

In honor of last night's lovely snow fall, here are a few snowy pictures from our collection.

John Marsiglia and his dog Mickey in the snow in Pikesville, MD, winter 1992-1993. Courtesy of Esther Marsiglia. 2009.14.5

Horse drawn skiing. Courtesy of M. Peter and Elizabeth K. Moser. 2009.26.199


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Erich and Heinz Beissinger standing in a road in winter attire, January 1922. Courtesy of Claire Beissinger. 2011.4.143

Photo of Druid Hill Park and the conservatory from Max Polt's family home on Auchentoroly Terrace prior to 1941. Courtesy of Leslie and Audrey Polt. 2011.50.5

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Spotlight on Collections

Posted on November 29th, 2012 by

As November 2012 comes to a close we thought it would be fun to look back and see what was going in Novembers past.

Portrait photograph of Leona Adler, November 24, 1910. Courtesy of Julius Mandel. 1990.209.90c.

Hilda (Lapides) Rudy and Sheldon Rudy (infant), November 1, 1936. Taken in front of Rudie's Pharmacy, 3100 Block of West North Avenue. Courtesy of Bessie Franklin. 1989.78.7.

Gela Baser and Fred Perchal at their wedding with guests in Brussels, Belgium, November 28, 1945. Courtesy of Rabbi Manuel Poliakoff. 1996.113.7.

Irving Cohn and family in Atlantic City, NJ, November 1946. Courtesy of Mr. & Mrs. Myron M. Oppenheimer. 2003.86.9.

Hymen Saye teaching ?Introduction to Hebrew? at the College of Jewish Studies, November 1947. Rhoda (Goldstein) Wilkis is in the front row, third from left, and Doris (Pollack) Schnider is fourth from left, wearing a dark dress, looking at the teacher. Courtesy of Hymen Saye. 1991.7.30.

Housing Authority of Baltimore event on November 1, 1951. From the estate of Jacob Fisher. 1972.36.1.22.

Photograph of Gov. Theodore R. McKeldin signing a proclamation designating the week as American Jewish Congress Week, November 1956. Pictured from left to right are: Meyer Cardin, Gertrude Benesh, Irvin Kovens, Maurice Cardin, Judge Daniel Friedman, Isaac Taylor, Gov. Theodore R. McKeldin, Otto D. Weill, Senator Philip H. Goodman, Florence Rogers, and Samuel Steinbach. Courtesy of Jack L. Levin. 1984.3.43.

The 50th Anniversary of the United Synagogues of America Convention at the Concord, November 17, 1963. J. Benjamin Katzner is standing at left. Rabbi Louis Finkelstein, Chancellor of the Jewish Theological Seminary, is seated immediately to the right of the podium. 1985.156.12.

Dedication ceremony of the restored Lloyd Street Synagogue, November 8, 1964. Courtesy of Janet Fishbein (daughter of Susan Levy Bodenheimer), Ellen Patz, Ruth Gottesman & Vera Mendelsohn Mitnick. 2002.79.931.

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Guests listening to the program at a Jewish National Fund event, November 5, 1967. 1985.156.24.

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