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Through the decades




1960s

Israel's Bar-Mitzvah, Yom Ha'atzmaut 1961



Standing: Simon Schatz, Barbara Speier, Esther Hummel, Mark Schatz, Hylton/Franklin Stern, Sandra Braude, David Hummel, Larry Gnesin, Brenda Hummel, Diane Braude, Robyn Lenhoff, Lawrence Hummel, Irene Bellon, Elyse Bellon, Maxine Kurland, Paula Kurland.

Kneeling: Maurice Edelstein, Raymond Gnesin, Cyril Braude, Franklin/Hylton Stern, Farrel Cohen, Charles Levy, Norman Kurland.

Sitting: Marcel Lenhoff, Bramie Lenhoff, David Rosman, Bernice Levinsohn, Jillian Hummel, Linda Kurland, Helene Rosman, Sophelia Edelstein, Philip Hummel, Mervyn Hummel.




1950s

Mary Lenhoff's 80th birthday, 1955



Standing: Milton Lenhoff, Yetty Lenhoff, Sylvia Schatz, Frank Mendelsohn, Morris Lewis, Herta Lewis, Bella Goldberg, Melville Kurland, Robert Kurland, Joe Schatz.

Sitting: Anne Kurland, Mary Lenhoff, Jacob Weinberg, Harry Goldberg.

Sitting on floor: Sandra Lewis, Richard Kurland, Dennis Goldberg.


Cheder classes, ca. 1953



Standing: Phina Shaer, Doreen Brodie, Sybil Immerman, Luba Bellon, Ray Immerman, Rabbi A. R. Abrahamson, Sally Wulf, Dora Kowen, Dennis Goldberg, Brian Jacobson, David Kowen.

Sitting: Esther Brodie, Sheila Brodie, Sandra Lewis, Adele Bellon, Rhoda Wulf.

Sitting on floor: Rynah Schatz, Lynn Jacobson, Anne Brodie, Esme Lowenberg, Alan Schatz, Richard Kurland, Stephen Kurland, David ?, Alan Abrahamson.


Meeting of Women's Zionist League and Union of Jewish Women at Kurland home, 1951



Back row: Annie Chesed, Liebe Lowenberg, Freda Braude, Anne Kurland.

Third row: Pauline Bellon, Dora Kowen, Ray Jacobson, Ettie Aronson, Bertha Gottschalk, Sarah Nurick, Mrs. Elias, Lotte Speier, Doris Kurland, Theresa Werbeloff.

Second row: Joyce Rosman, Molly Wulf, Jessie Brodie, Bella Goldberg.

Front row: Irma Edelstein, Esmé Robinson, Faye Drus.




Late 1940s or early 1950s

Group of young adults


Standing: Elma Mendelsohn, ?, ?, ?, Bennie Edelstein, ?, Ettie Aronson, Sydney Lenhoff, ? (obscured), Ida Kowen.

Sitting: Lionel Aronson, Frank Mendelsohn, Freda Braude, Melville Kurland, Fay Hummel.

In front: ?, Abe Hummel (?) (partly visible).


Event in Communal Hall




Outing at Eksteenskuil









1930s

Function at Robinson home




Sylvia Robinson's 21st birthday, August 1938




Cheder classes, ca. 1935



Back row: Abe Hummel, Hymie Hummel, Leah Hummel, Pearlie Nurick, Judy Blumberg, Ruth Kurland, Netty Ringer, Sylvia Dickman.

Third row: Lionel Dickman, Rosalyn Blum, Syma Berson, Ronnie Robinson, Julius Kowen, Morris Ringer, Sammy Blumberg, Louis Chesed, Sam Zinn, Shirley Shulman.

Second row: Leonora Werbeloff, Selma Ringer, Queenie Kowen, Hilda Kowen, Leo Brenner (secretary), Louis Caplan (teacher), Gertie Hummel, Beatrice Nurick, Elma Blum.

Front row: Fanny Nurick, Jackie Zinn, Freda Chesed, Cecil Berson, Irma Kowen, Beryl Dickman, Ida Kowen.




1920s

Ca. 1922



Back: Mrs. Kangisher, Mr. Lou Metliss (?), Maurice Kowen, Tefky Kowen, Abram Nurick, Yettie Freedman, Sara Brower.

Front: Mrs. W. Kowen, Dora Kowen (Kangisher), Sam Werbeloff, Jami Levinson (?).




1910s

Group of ladies, gentlemen and staff during a picnic on the island, ca. 1910



From right: Mr. Bendheim at back, with Mrs. Bendheim holding Charles, and Dorothy standing next to her; ? Kowen (holding child) and Rose Kowen at back, with Henry Bendheim (nephew) and Henry Bendheim (son) on ground in front; Shlomo Lenhoff at back, with Mary Lenhoff in front of him holding Leo (baby), and ? reclining in front; ? standing with ? in front of him and Clarence Robinson reclining on ground in front; others unidentified except Max Kurland reclining on ground at far left and Paula Lenhoff seated next to him; one other probably Max Polevnik.




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