Exterior view of the African Meetinghouse, Boston, Mass., 1935
- Exterior view of the African Meetinghouse, Boston, Mass., 1935
A sign in Hebrew letters and in English on the wall of the African Meetinghouse, located on Smith Court in Boston Massachusetts, indicates that the building is the synagogue of the Congregation Libavitz. "At the end of the 19th century, when the black community began to migrate from the West End to the South End and Roxbury, the building was sold to a Jewish congregation. It served as a synagogue until it was acquired by the Museum of African American History in 1972" (Museum of African American History website). A cat sits on the wall facing the sidewalk.
- Haskell, Arthur C. (Arthur Cushman), 1890-1968
black-and-white prints (photographs)
- Historic New England
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PC001: General photographic collection
meeting houses (religious buildings)
Smith Court (Boston, Mass.)
Jews United States
MassachusettsSuffolk (county)BostonBeacon Hill
African Meetinghouse (Boston, Mass.)
- 1 photographic print : black-and-white
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