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Box 119

 Container

Contains 6 Collections and/or Records:

Temple Beth Zion Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS 156
Overview Organizational papers documenting the religious and community activities of Temple Beth Zion synagogue. Includes photographs, ledgers, scrapbooks, correspondence, newspaper clippings, newsletters, flyers, certificates, architectural drawings and special format or oversize materials dating from 1864 to 2008. Includes materials created by auxiliaries, religious school, leadership, administration and clergy.

Building and Grounds, Rabbi Dr. Fink after the Fire, Photographs, 1961

 File — Box: 119, Folder: 1
Identifier: B
Scope and Contents Includes several groups of photographs. Includes photographs by Bob Metz, Buffalo Evenings News, received from Buffalo and Erie County Historical Society. Restricted reproduction. “October 5, 1961, Dr. Fink at scene of Temple Beth Zion fire with women also cleaning up.” “October 5, 1961, Clean up of Temple Beth Zion fire, negatives of pictures of fire.” A separate small envelope label “Burning Temple Photographs” was donated by creator Miriam Tabankin (Sisterhood President), and includes color...

Building and Grounds, 599 Delaware Avenue, Fire, Newspaper clippings, 1961

 File — Box: 119, Folder: 2
Identifier: B
Scope and Contents Array of personal local to international letters often addressed to Rabbi Fink. Includes letters from Gunter Plaut [Plaut Reform Biblical Commentary], local churches, American National Red Cross, Masonic organizations, Rotary Club, Colleges, WBEN, Kaufman’s Bakery, Gates Circle Florist, Sattler’s, Sweet Home School, Park Edge Market, Buffalo Firefighters Association, and other Jewish congregations. Includes a sermon by Dr. Butzer, “The Burning of a Temple, October 15, 1961”. Special letter from...

Building and Grounds, 599 Delaware Avenue, Fire, Newspaper clippings, 1961

 File — Box: 119, Folder: 3
Identifier: B
Scope and Contents Includes clippings of the aftermath of the fire sent with the compliments of the Buffalo Evening News. Also includes clippings relating to rebuilding campaign.

Building and Grounds, 599 Delaware Avenue, Restoration Campaign, 1961-1962

 File — Box: 119, Folder: 4
Identifier: B
Scope and Contents Includes Restoration Fund, campaign materials and fundraising bulletins, flyers, correspondence and memos.

Building and Grounds, 599 Delaware Avenue, Fire, Interim Planning, 1961-1964

 File — Box: 119, Folder: 5
Identifier: B
Scope and Contents Includes information about alternative venues used while a new synagogue sanctuary was built including 209 Jackson Building, Buffalo, New York. Also includes Dedication of the Joseph L. Fink Library at Sweet Home Road.