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January 28, 1955 - Image 3

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1955-01-28

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Call.ada, and lived here until 1855 text was prepared by Daniel
when he moved to Oberlin, 0. Elazar, of Detroit.
Hostesses at the social hour
This observance 40 scheduled noted Detroit musician and He died in a hunting accident that followed the meeting Sun-
for the month of March).
musical director of Temple Is- shortly afterward.
day included Mesdames Malka
The paintings, which come Gage, Frank Simons, A. Kasten-
In responding for the Museum, rael. Harry Goldstein, noted

Museum Accorded Tercentenary Honors

human job being done in Detroit

On behalf of the Tercentenary,
and from many quarters opin-
ions were ventured that our lo-
cal community has served as a
model in Terc.entenary planning.

Philip Slomovitz, chairman
of the local Committee of 300,
expressed the sentiments of a
majority of local Tercentenary
leadeis when he stated, "The
Detroit Tercentenary celebra-
tion has become a model be-
cause Detroit is a model com-
munity that has always worked
to achieve its end in the Ter-
centenary, the Allied Jewish •
Campaign and every other
venture it undertakes."

Sunday's program also marked
the close of the four and a half
month exhibit at the Detroit
Historical Museum. It was re-
ported that over 150,000 people
have seen . the exhibition and
that 200 groups arranged pro-
grams to tour the Museum.
Officials of the Museum receiv-
ed the thanks of the Committee
of 300 for their complete coop-
eration. • Given the first Tercen-
tenary medals to ,be awarded_ in
Detroit were Henry D. Brown,
Museum director; Bartlett Frost, I
assistant director; Robert E. Lee,
preparator; and Miss Barbara
Paulson.

Samuel H. Rubiner,
dent of the Jewish Welfare
Federation, who made • the
presentations, announced that
more formal recognition would
_be forthcoming to the Museum
from JWF in the form or a
citation, to be awarded during
Fred M. Butzel Month.
. (The late Mr. Butzel has been
-chosen by the Museum as one
of a series of Detroit person-
-ages to receive special acclaim
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local actor, is directing the pag-
eant.
Henny Littman, commander of
the Michigan Department of the
Jewish War Veterans and chair-
man of the Tercentenary mili-
tary committee, stated that 90
'percent of all JWV groups visited
the exhibition at the Historical
Museum.
He also announced that the
military exhibits will be trans-
ferred to the JWV Memorial
Home, and with additional ma=
terial, _will for mthe basis 'of a
permanent display.
Late in March, there will be
published a "Chronology of Jews
in Detroit," it was announced by
Irving Katz, executive secretary
of Temple Beth El and historian
of the Committee of 300.
His report also included in-
formation on the establishment
Of a Jewish Historical Society
which will collect and store per-
tinent information on Jewry in
Detroit and Michigan. JWF and
Wayne University have both 'of-1
fered their facilities to house the
collection of Jewish archives.
Leon Wayburn, chairman of
the public relations committee
commended the Jewish Daily
ForWard, The Jewish News, the
metropolitan press and local
radio and TV stations for their
splendid cooperation, without
which he said, word of the Ter-
centenary would not have excit-
ed as much comment and en-
thusiasm. •

Mr. Brown thanked the _Com-
mittee of 300 for the assistance
given him and his staff in plan-
ning the exhibit and subsequent
changes. He also praised the
"Guide" to the exhibit, which
was distributed to 20,000 people
in Detroit and throughout the
nation through the generosity
of Leonard N. Simons.
Brown added that 200 of the
guides were sent to. nation's
largest Museums, and brought
enthusiastic replies or questions
from such famous institutions
as the National Gallery of Art
in New York, Boston's Museum
of Fine Arts, Des Moines Art
Center, Toledo Museum and Pea-
body Museum at Harvard Uni-
versity.
Announcement also was made
that the Detroit Historical Mu-
seum has been inscribed . in the
Golden Book of the Jewish Na-
tional Fund in Jerusalem. -
Participants in Sunday's pro-
gram were unanimous in com-
mending the Jewish Welfare
Federation for' having made the
Tercentenary celebrations pos-
sible with a liberal allocation.
Mr. Slomovitz; who presided
over the day's program, called
on Morris Schaver, chairman of
the music committee, for a re-
port on the Feb. 20 Music Fes-
tival at Mumford High School.

To be held in conjunction
with annual Jewish Music
Month, the program will fea-
ture a number of guest solo-
ists, the Shaarey Zedek, Ar-
beiter Ring, Halevy and Music
Study Club Choirs and a group
of. musicians from the Detroit
Symphony Orchestra. There
are 1700 seats available for the
celebration.

Allen Warsen, who was unable
to attend, sent a report that a
Speaker's Bureau has been
formed, with. 40 men and women
assigned to bring the message
of the Tercentenary to all com-
munity organizations who re-
quest such information. A speak-
er's, kit has been prepared for
distribution by the Jewish Com-
munity Center and Jewish Com-
munity Council.
Mrs. Nathan Spevakow, read-
ing the report of the Women's
committee for Mrs. Irving Small,
chairman who was unable to
attend, announced- preparations
for the long-awaited Women's
Pageant, to be held Feb. 14, at
Temple Israel.
The program will feature a
script written by Mrs. Joshua S.
Sperka, with the musical por-
tion, including several original
numbers, prepared by Karl Haas,

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troit Public Library and De-
troit Institute of Arts, • include
a self-portrait of the artist;
William Barclay, who was De-
troit Fire Chief in 1847; Read-
ing Premiums at First State
Fair, showing leading govern-
ment officials of the time;
Rev. M. E. Shawe and Joseph
Campau House.

The second addition was the
original sketches of cartoons by
Maurice del Bourgo of the Ter-
centenary illustrated strip which
has been featured in The Jewish
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Thanks were expressed to
Leonard Simons for making
possible the printing of the
impressive Guide to the His-
torical Museum Exhibit "Jew-
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He added that all local TV
stations are cooperating in
presenting programs during
March, April and May which
will be dedicated to the re-
ligious aspect of the Tercen-
tenary. Orthodox, Conserva-
tive and Reform leaders will
participate.

The exhibits committee, head-
ed by Charles E. Feinberg, after
concluding the present exhibi-
tion at the Historical Museum,
has completed plans for a
month-long exhibit at the De-
troit Institute of Arts.
Featured will be the work of
major Jewish artists, emphasiz-
ing Colonial pOrtraits and in-
cluding some works by Meyer
Meyers, a silversmith 'in the
Revolutionary War period. The
exhibit will run from April 1 to
May 1.
Reports on past events were
given by Joseph Bernstein, chair-
man of the Yiddish public meet-
ing on Dec. 19; Rabbi Leon Frani,
chairman of the school celebra-
tions on Dec. 26; and Irwin
Shaw, executive director of the
Jewish Community Center who
is executive secretary of the De-
troit Tercentenary Committee.
The reports submitted by com-
mittee chairmen outlined the
successful sponsoring here of the
Tercentenary Sabbath, the din-
ner that was addressed by Dr.
Abba Hillel Silver and was
broadcast by WIATJ, the Public
Library book and manuscripts
exhibition, the Book Fair, the
Hanukah programs at the Mu-
seum, the concert which was
dedicated by the Detroit Syzn,
phony Orchestra to the Tercen-
tenary, and the Proclamations
that were issued by the Michi-
gan State Legislature, the De-
troit Common Council, Governor
Williams and Mayor C0130.

baum, Hy Burnstein, M. Goldof-
tas, Carl Schiller, Earl Hordes,
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Mr. Wayburn was Commended
on his direction of the public
affairs committee, for the
schools' proclamation, the post-
ers that were placed in 2,000
buses and street cars announc-
ing the Historical Museum ex-
hibition and for his preparations
for three religious TV programs.

The large crowd who at-
tended Sunday's meeting saw
two principal additions that
were not on display at the His-
torical Museum when the ex-
hibit opened on Sept. 12.

They were a group of five
paintings by Frederick E. Cohen,
first Jewish artist: in Detroit. He
came to \Detroit .,1837 from

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