Photo Friday – March 2013

Jewish Historical Society of North Jersey’s Photo Friday – March 2013

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March 1


Officers of Paterson’s Reuben Kaufman Jewish War Veterans Post, 1952…..lst row seated l-r:  ?.,  Wilson “Bill” Kaplen, future philanthropist and benefactor of the eponymous Kaplen JCC in Tenafly; Harry Zax, Attorney; ?., and?. ; all others unidentified. Can you help?


Barnert Temple Sisterhood Donor Luncheon, April 4, 1949…….Seated l-r:  Edith Brown and Tippy Krugman…..Standing l-r:  Mrs. Morris (Rae) Joelson, Mary Goodman and Anna Maskowitz


Delta Psi Jewish Sorority Girls from Eastside High School, Paterson, 1940’s……lst Row sitting on floor l-r:  ?., ?., ?., ?., ?., ?., ?., Beth Menien, ?. and Betsy Cohen…..2nd Row l-r:  ?., Babs Stern, Gloria Gold, Joy Sugarman, ?., ?., Carol Alexander, Barbara Gold, Renee Adrian, ?., and ?….3rd Row Standing l-r:  Elinor Kirsch(?), ?., Elaine Singer, Fern Rosenblum, Elaine Thompson, ?., Ina Rosenthal, Majorie Green, Diane Jaffe, ?., Joan Slater, ?., Elaine Cohen, ?. and Elsie Gerson.


Abe Hiller has his close up at the Klugherz Photo Studio turn of the last centery!


Paterson School #13 1951 Graduation Photo…..Front Row l-r:  Rosemary Gilmore, Joan Jackler, Carol Barnes, Barbara Cleaver, Marianne Hopf, Margaret Gilbert, Maria Bisio and Barbara Rosen…..Second Row l-r:  Alan Feldman, Jules Zalon, Fred Budryk, Paul Zito, William Smith, Arnold Cohen, Joel Peters and Martin Horwitz…..3rd Row l-r:  Lenore Jager, Grace Cremona, Janet Abramowitz, Betty Lou French, Louis Kayne, Barbara Collins, Helen Wienke and Lillian Monks…..4th Row l-r:  Herbert Schall, Dorothy Waltz, Carol Cimerelli, Barbara wayne, Frederika Vanden Houten, Gail Biner, Marilyn Mason and Arthur Cora…..Back Row l-r:  Anthony Maris, Harvey Browne, Joseph Montville, Irving Berlinger, Robert Stein, Joseph Incremona and Nicholas Fedyn.

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BONUS PHOTO !!!!  Richie Yerzy in front of Richie’s on 10th Avenue in Paterson

March 8 – Vintage


Glee Club….. Temple Emanuel, Paterson….. 1931…..Standing – ?,?,Dr.Ament,?,?,?,?,? Seated – left to right – ?,Dr.Levenson,?,?,Cantor Martin Adolf,?Saul Robinson,?Sam Baker

Brother and Sister Nathan Koslow and Ida Koslow (Isaacs)...year unknown

Brother and Sister Nathan Koslow and Ida Koslow (Isaacs)…year unknown

The only one identified is Grandpa Weiss !!!

The only one identified is Grandpa Weiss !!!

1925.....l-r:  Sylvia, Helen and Ruth Slatkin

1925…..l-r:  Sylvia, Helen and Ruth Slatkin


Paterson Y.M.-Y.W.H.A. Confirmation 1931 – Standing – Ruth Simon, Ruth Kalish, Charlotte Etzin, Gertrude Kangeisser. Sitting – Beatride Lefkowitz, Kate Lipowitz, Miss R. Weber, Lillian Albert. Not pictured Miss Ruth Bleistewitz, Confirmant

March 15


Saul Mann hangs the Mezzuzah at the new YMHA in Wayne.  Sam Zakim is looking up and Max Potash is in the background.


Metting of Veritans, April 9, 1952 at S & Z Restaurant, Church St., Paterson…..seated l-r:  Charles Joelson, Miss Michal Harrel (Miss Israel 1952),  and Harry Schneider…..Standing first row l-r:  Jack Stern, Jacob Moskow, Charles Bromberg and Nathan Thomson…..Back row l-r:  Isadore Waks, Dr. Samuel Galowitz, Murray Goldberg and Dr. Harold Goldy.


Masonic Lodge, Equity…Passaic, N.J., December 1935…..first row seated l-r:  Samuel Pashman, Samuel Rachles, Fred Friedbauer, Dr. .I.C. Stein (man in the middle) Louis Rachles, Henry Rosenberg and Morris Berger…..second row standing l-r:  Harry Kaplan, Dr. Fred Slaff, Milton Ruby, Louis E. Hirschfeld, Abraham Greenberg, Samuel Glass and Morris Effron.


Two unidentified men assess an old photo of the Daughters of Miriam Home for the Aged while their benefactors Nathan and Miriam Barnert look on with approval.


BONUS PHOTO TRIFECTA:   Young ladies frolicking in Fair Lawn and Paterson…..among those

in photo on the left are Rose Miller, Ida Geisler (Cohen) Beck Kaufman (Schwartz) and Ruth Goodman…….

girls in photo on the right are Ida Geisler (Cohen), Beck Kaufman (Schwartz), Dinah Sanders, Rose Miller and Jean Waldman (Oldstein)


March 22


The Geisler family in Mexico before they migrated to Paterson…..Joseph Geisler stands as the centerpiece of his family…..wife, Gertude Yablonovich Geisler and children Miriam Geisler, Allan Geisler and Philip Geisler (date unknown).


“Y” Walkathon meeting… and place unknown…..seated on couch l-r: ?., Sheldon Ezor, Kurt Salm and ?.  All others are unidentified.


Occasion, organization and date unknown.  Seated l-r:  Joe Gooter, Nat Robbins, Itch Salzman, Barney Fire, Bugs Greenberg and Murray Goldberg.  Standing l-r:  Paul Lippman, Moe Germansky, Lou Ruskin, Hy Levine, Tiny Steiker, Irv Weiner, Maurice Shinefeld,  Al Botnick and Sptizy Samuels.


EHS 1960 January Senior Prom…..seated at table l-r:  Nancy Hochman, Bob Demitron, Marilyn Woolruch, Mark Rabin and Ina Krakower.  Standing l-r:  Alan Broan, Sharon Cohen, Martin Singer, Linda Licker and ?.


BONUS PHOTO  #1:  The architect’s rendering of the new “Y” in Wayne is looked over by:  l-r:  ?., Irving Brawer, Gary Berman, ?., and ?. Date unknown.

BONUS PHOTO #2:  Moving Van dated 1937

BONUS PHOTO #2:  Moving Van dated 1937

March 29


Passover at Hebrew Free School with Rabbi Harry Bornstein and wife Lillian Albert adorning the middle of the seder table.  The date is unknown.  The other attendees are unidentified.


This Passover photo was taken the same day as above.  Rabbi Harry Bornstein sits among the children who are also unidentified.

Paterson Street Mikvah... Ca.  1930's

Paterson Street Mikvah… Ca.  1930’s


Class of June 1958, School 26, Paterson, 8th grade graduation……First row seated l-r:  Lucille Kunis (?), Andrew Lawrence, ?., Mr. Klick, Mrs. Giglio, Selma Wax, ? and ?…..2nd row l-r:  Alex Nachimson, Louise Speisman, Carole Hoffman, Michael Lawrence, Alan Saltzman, ?., ?., Karen Newman, Ruth Ann Caffry and Michael Fever…..3rd row l-r:  Suzanne ?, Harvey Rubin, Marlene Peters, Alvin Holtz, Nancy Unger, Michael Aronson (?), Susan Lemberg,  Richie Fulcher (?), and ?…..Top row l-r:  Gertrude Geiger, Ronald Marciano, ?., Joanne Ruggiero or Marion Gibson (?), Gary Silver, Henne Lefkowitz and ?.

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BONUS PHOTO #1:  Everyone is unidentified in this photo from the “Y” Schneider Building except Art Saperstein who is bottom right. (Ca. 1970)


BONUS PHOTO #2:   Jeffrey Kot and friends looking a little rough  but contented after a day of hard play.  Bottom row l-r:  Steven Steinberg, ?., and  maybe Jack Handelsman (?)…..Top row l-r:  Jeff Kot, Marc Silver and Stanley Nachimson.  Date unknown.