Black and white photograph of Dr. George Jacob Gordon, founder of the Minneapolis Talmud Torah and instructor in therapeutics and obstetrics at Hamlin University, c.1935.

Dr. George Jacob Gordon

Dr. George Jacob Gordon, founder of the Minneapolis Talmud Torah and instructor in therapeutics and obstetrics at Hamlin University, c.1935.

Black and white photograph of the interior of the Minneapolis Talmud Torah at 1616 Queen Avenue North in Minneapolis, 1951. Photograph by the Minneapolis Star Journal Tribune.

Minneapolis Talmud Torah interior

Interior of the Minneapolis Talmud Torah at 1616 Queen Avenue North in Minneapolis, 1951. Photograph by the Minneapolis Star Journal Tribune.

Labor Lyceum and Workmen’s Circle

A small, committed group of Jewish immigrants raised the funds needed to build the Labor Lyceum at 1426 Sixth Avenue North in Minneapolis in 1915. The two-story brick and stucco building was a hub for radical Jewish cultural, political, and social activities for the next thirty-five years.

Black and white photograph of the St. Paul Talmud Torah Nursery School graduating class of ca. 1950.

St. Paul Talmud Torah Nursery School graduation

St. Paul Talmud Torah Nursery School graduating class, ca.1950.

Black and white photograph of young men and women of the 1935 graduating class of the St. Paul Talmud Torah. Max Gordon, the director of the Talmud Torah, is seated at the center of the front row.

1935 graduating class of the St. Paul Talmud Torah

Young men and women of the 1935 graduating class of the S.t Paul Talmud Torah. Max Gordon, the director of the Talmud Torah, is seated at the center of the front row.

Black and white photograph of students at the St. Paul Talmud Torah, 1930.

Students at the St. Paul Talmud Torah

Students at the St. Paul Talmud Torah, 1930.

Talmud Torah, St. Paul

Three Hebrew schools were founded in St. Paul between 1880 and 1920—the era of peak Jewish immigration to the city. Each had its own constituency and neighborhood. After much negotiation, they joined forces in 1956 and took the name Talmud Torah of St. Paul.

Black and white photograph of members of a sewing class at St. Paul’s Neighborhood House, c.1920.

Sewing class at West Side Neighborhood House

Members of a sewing class at St. Paul’s Neighborhood House, c.1920.

Black and white photograph of Robbins Gilman, c.1950.

Robbins Gilman

Robbins Gilman, c.1950.

Black and white photograph of a sewing class at Northeast Neighborhood House, 1936.

Sewing class at Northeast Neighborhood House

A sewing class at Northeast Neighborhood House, 1936.

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