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Historical Items

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Item 54191

Shaarey Tphiloh Sisterhood tea invitation, Portland, 1947

Contributed by: Congregation Shaarey Tphiloh Date: 1947-11-18 Location: Portland Media: Ink on paper

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Item 54192

Shaarey Tphiloh Sisterhood, 1990

Contributed by: Congregation Shaarey Tphiloh Date: 1990 Location: Portland Media: Photographic print

Item 54190

Shaarey Tphiloh Sisterhood annual report, Portland, 1945

Contributed by: Congregation Shaarey Tphiloh Date: 1945 Location: Portland Media: Ink on paper

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Online Exhibits

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Shaarey Tphiloh, Portland's Orthodox Synagogue

Shaarey Tphiloh was founded in 1904 by immigrants from Eastern Europe. While accommodating to American society, the Orthodox synagogue also has retained many of its traditions.

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Anshe Sfard, Portland's Early Chassidic Congregation

Chassidic Jews who came to Portland from Eastern Europe formed a congregation in the late 19th century and, in 1917, built a synagogue -- Anshe Sfard -- on Cumberland Avenue in Portland. By the early 1960s, the congregation was largely gone. The building was demolished in 1983.

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In Time and Eternity: Shakers in the Industrial Age

"In Time and Eternity: Maine Shakers in the Industrial Age 1872-1918" is a series of images that depict in detail the Shakers in Maine during a little explored time period of expansion and change.

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Abbot Historical Society

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.