A collection of newspaper articles documenting the events after the arson of the first shul through the groundbreaking for the second.
Items tagged with "Second Synagogue"
Items related to the building and dedication of the second synagogue building.
Purchase of Land for the Second Synagogue
Deed and letter of sale for the purchase of a lot near Tenth Ave. & McClure St.
Contract for Building the Second Synagogue
The agreement between the congregation and the builder of the second synagogue, which cost $17,900.
The Spade Used at the 1913 Groundbreaking
Yes, it’s a picture of a shovel, but not just any shovel. It’s a very important shovel!
1913 Speech at Cornerstone Laying for Second Synagogue
A (borrowed!) speech made at the cornerstone laying after the reading the history of the first seven years of the synagogue.
Impressive Ceremonies at Laying of Corner Stone
Another big front-page article for the synagogue — this time for laying the cornerstone of their second building.
Finishing the New Synagogue, October 1913-September 1914
Articles covering the last few fundraisers while the synagogue was being built and the announcements of the synagogue dedication.
Speech at Dedication of Second Synagogue
A nasty speech by I. Grossman praising and criticizing people involved in rebuilding the synagogue.
Interesting Ceremonies at Dedication of New Synagogue
Once again the Homestead paper comes through with a large article about the dedication of the second synagogue building.
Cost of 10th Avenue Synagogue
Itemized expenses for building the new synagogue, as offset by money raised through donations, events, and of course, the mortgage.
Postcard of Homestead Hebrew Congregation c. 1917
An image of the synagogue on a postcard sent a few years after it was built!
High Holiday Seating Charts
High Holiday seating charts from 1932, 1937-1939, 1941-1943, 1947, and 1962.