Beth Israel Hebrew School In Harlem, NY 1932

beth isreal in harlemA great wooden school of the Beth Israel of Harlem, a Hebrew School at 208 East 119th Street in East Harlem, New York, 1932.

In the foreground the photographer shoots the cobblestone streets at 119th Street of the Beth Israel of Harlem. The wood framed two story Harlem house is sandwiched betwee two brownstones, the one of the right is part of the schools two separate structures that make up the whole (walk downstairs to the right). On the posts of the house signs talk to passer-by’s about the Hebrew school teaching Arabic languages.

The photograph is from the source taken by Charles Von Urban.

 

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