Dorchester (Boston, Mass.)
Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:
The Companions of the Foresters of America was a social and benvolent fraternal organization that was a branch of the Foresters of America. This collection contains charter certificates, materials pertaining to the practices and rituals of the organization, songbooks, and membership and entertainment ledgers for local Boston area circles, including Franklin Park Circle #1571, Brookline Circle #1558, and Dorchester Circle #1542.
This collection contains meeting minutes, financial records, mailing lists, stationary, programs, and invitations created by Congregation Mishkan Israel and its Ladies Auxiliary.
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.
This collection contains photographs and architectural drawings depicting 14 of the aron kodesh, or holy arks, created by early 20th century Russian woodworker Sam Katz. Also included are dedication programs, 3 snapshot portraits of Katz, and newspaper clippings relating to several congregations which feature Katz's holy arks.