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West Roxbury (Boston, Mass.)

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Anshey Dowig Association (Boston, Mass.) Records

 Collection
Identifier: I-219
Abstract The Anshey Dowig Association began in the last quarter of the 19th century, initially as informal meetings for Jews from the region of Dowig, Lithuania, living in the Boston area. The association functioned as a benefit society for its members and in 1898, with the acquisition of burial plots in a cemetery in West Roxbury, it also established itself as a chevra kadisha or burial society. By the 1980s, as membership dropped, it began working towards reviving the...
Dates: 1887-1984

Steven Kellerman Synagogue Photographs Collection

 Collection
Identifier: P-931
Abstract At the time these photographs were taken in 1981 and 1985, Steven Kellerman was a machinist with an interest in synagogue history. This particular collection of photographs started with Kellerman’s visits to former synagogues in Dorchester and Roxbury, Massachusetts; the project expanded to include most of Massachusetts and other states.
Dates: undated, 1980s-1990s