Morris Yankelwoitz

Morris Yankelwoitz
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Title: Morris Yankelwoitz

Caption: "Rosh ha-Shana began yesterday ... Photograph shows Morris Yankelwoitz blowing ram's horn [shofar] to signify event. He is an inmate of the Brooklyn Hebrew Home and Orphan Asylum." Image includes four other elderly men. Note: It is assumed that the name of this institution is really Brooklyn Hebrew Home and Hospital for the Aged.

Date: 1937
Location: Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Creator: Brooklyn daily eagle.
More Details: Grease pencil cropping marks; retouched.
On verso: date inscribed: Sept. 6/37; "Eagle staff photo."
Title from caption on verso.
Collection: Social Welfare
Subject: Brooklyn Hebrew Home and Hospital for the Aged (New York, N.Y.)
Old age homes
Rosh ha-Shanah
Institution: Brooklyn Public Library, Brooklyn Collection.
Medium: Gelatin silver prints.
Photographic prints.
Rights: Copyright restrictions apply to the use of this image. For more information or to obtain a photographic reproduction of this image, contact the Brooklyn Collection at Brooklyn Public Library.
ID: SWEL 0184