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Hebrew Cemetery Chapel, Present Day

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Title

Hebrew Cemetery Chapel, Present Day

Subject

The Chapel of the Hebrew Cemetery in Charlotte, North Carolina. Jewish Community, Life and Death, Headstone, Cemetery.

Description

In 1867, Charlotte was a community of 4500. Among these citizens were a handful of devout Jews. Faithful to their laws and traditions, the Hebrew Benevolent Society purchased 11 acres of what is now Statesville Avenue to be their Hebrew cemetery. Jews from every corner of the state are buried here.

Creator

Mary C. Dominick

Publisher

University of North Carolina at Charlotte.

Date

12/2010

Contributor

Mary Carolyn Dominick
Group #5

Rights

Materials in the UNC Charlotte 2010 History in the Digital Age class project site are provided free for educational use under fair use as outlined by current U.S. Copyright law and accompanying guidelines. Written permission from the J. Murrey Atkins Library or the rights holder must be obtained before using an item for publishing or commercial purposes.

Relation

Jewish Community Charlotte, circa 1865-1929. Cemetery, Life, Death, History, Graveyeard, Headstone.

Format

JPG.

Language

English

Type

Color Photograph

Identifier

http://history.uncc.edu/digitalage/admin/items/show/243

Coverage

Cemetery was founded in 1865.
Jacob Rintels died on June 20, 1876
Photograph was taken in Charlotte, North Carolina in November of 2010.

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Citation

Mary C. Dominick, "Hebrew Cemetery Chapel, Present Day," in Life in a New South City: Charlotte, NC 1865-1929, Item #243, http://digitalage.uncc.edu/items/show/243 (accessed September 25, 2017).

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