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Image of Boy Scout Troop 23, a Jewish Troop in Detroit Courtesy Congregation Shaarey Zedek, Detroit 1942 graduation classes of the United Hebrew Schools, Detroit, Michigan Courtesy Leonard N. Simons Jewish Community Archives
Boy Scout Troop 23, a Jewish Troop in Detroit
Courtesy Congregation Shaarey Zedek, Detroit
1942 graduation classes of the United Hebrew Schools, Detroit, Michigan
Courtesy Leonard N. Simons Jewish Community Archives
Girl Scout Davida Robinson (Gale) and Eleanor Roosevelt Courtesy Judy Cantor Girl Scout Davida Robinson (Gale) presents Eleanor Roosevelt a bouquet of flowers during the United Synagogue Sisterhood Convention at Masonic Temple in Detroit hosted by Congregation Shaarey Zedek Sisterhood, November 1941
Girl Scout Davida Robinson (Gale) and Eleanor Roosevelt
Courtesy Judy Cantor
 
Image of At the beach at South Haven Image of Jewish Community Center, Mothers Club Dramatic Performance, April 1935
At the beach at South Haven
Courtesy Rose Levin, from A Time To Remember: A History of the Jewish Community in South Haven, by Bea Kraus
Jewish Community Center, Mothers Club Dramatic Performance, April 1935
Courtesy Leonard N. Simons Jewish Community Archives
Image of Librarian and Children at the Jewish Community Center Image of Franklin Siden's Boy Scout Card and Service Record
Librarian and Children at the Jewish Community Center
Courtesy Leonard N. Simons Jewish Community Archives
Franklin Siden's Boy Scout Card and Service Record
Image of Franklin Siden's Boy Scout Record and Service Card Image of Beth El Basketball
Franklin Siden's Boy Scout Record and Service Card Beth El Basketball
Courtesy The Rabbi Leo M. Franklin Archives, Temple Beth El, Detroit
Image of Our School Band, 1937 Image of Girl friends
Our School Band, 1937
Courtesy Leonard N. Simons Jewish Community Archives
Girl friends
Image of Jean Kahn skiing in Hancock, 1936  
Jean Kahn skiing in Hancock, 1936
Courtesy Temple Jacob, Hancock