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Black and white tintype photograph of Elizabeth Ayer, c.1880.

Missionary Elizabeth Ayer

Tintype photograph of Elizabeth Ayer, c.1880.

Black and white tintype photograph of Elizabeth Ayer, c.1870.

Elizabeth Ayer

Tintype photograph of Elizabeth Ayer, c.1870.

Ayer, Elizabeth Taylor (1803–1898)

Elizabeth Taylor Ayer's life spanned nearly the entire nineteenth century. In an era when women rarely had professional careers, her work as a teaching missionary gave her more status and independence than most women enjoyed.

Black and white photograph of the exterior of the Emanuel Cohen Memorial Center at 1701 Oak Park Avenue in Minneapolis, c.1940.

Emanuel Cohen Center, 1701 Oak Park Avenue, Minneapolis

The exterior of the Emanuel Cohen Memorial Center at 1701 Oak Park Avenue in Minneapolis, c.1940. Photograph by the Minneapolis Star Journal Tribune.

Black and white photograph of the exterior of the Emanuel Cohen Memorial Center at 909 Elwood Avenue in Minneapolis, 1925.

Emanuel Cohen Memorial Center, 909 Elwood Avenue, Minneapolis

The exterior of the Emanuel Cohen Memorial Center at 909 Elwood Avenue in Minneapolis, 1925.

Black and white photograph of staff of the Emanuel Cohen Center in Minneapolis, 1948.

Staff at the Emanuel Cohen Center, Minneapolis

Staff of the Emanuel Cohen Center in Minneapolis, 1948.

Black and white photograph of children being weighed at the Emanuel Cohen Center Clinic in Minneapolis, c.1925.

Children being weighed at Emanuel Cohen Center Clinic, Minneapolis

Children being weighed at the Emanuel Cohen Center Clinic in Minneapolis, c.1925.

Black and white photograph of the groundbreaking ceremony for the Emanuel Cohen Center at 1701 Oak Park Avenue in Minneapolis, 1939.

Groundbreaking for the Emanuel Cohen Center, 1701 Oak Park Avenue, Minneapolis

Groundbreaking ceremony for the Emanuel Cohen Center at 1701 Oak Park Avenue in Minneapolis, 1939.

Black and white photograph of children being weighed at the Emanuel Cohen Center Clinic in Minneapolis c.1925.

Children being weighed at Emanuel Cohen Center Clinic, Minneapolis

Children being weighed at the Emanuel Cohen Center Clinic in Minneapolis, c.1925.

Sabes Jewish Community Center, Minneapolis

The Sabes Jewish Community Center (JCC) began in 1918 as a community center for immigrant youth on the North Side of Minneapolis. Located in St. Louis Park since the early 1960s, in the twenty-first century the Sabes JCC continues to be a mainstay of Jewish cultural life for the greater Minneapolis community.

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