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Liberty Hill Baptist Church, Cleveland, Ohio

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Site Id: 32.5.19
Rating: 0 stars
Other name(s): Euclid Avenue Temple; Anshe Chesed
Address: 8206 Euclid Avenue
Location: Cleveland, Ohio 44103, USA
Lat/Lng: 41.50313, -81.63064
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Tiffany 1893: Not listed
Tiffany 1886: Not listed
Completeness: High
Building status: Extant
Building date: 1910-1912 [CPD1912B]
Architect: Lehman and Schmitt [CPD1924]
Comment: The Anshe Chesed congregation vacated the building in 1957 [ORG_OLD]
The 1924 Cleveland Plain Dealer article says that the Tiffany windows "were really designed by Rabbi Louis Wolsey" [CPD1924]
Also of interest: 1912 ark, made of Hauteville marble and inlaid with glass mosaics, by Lamb Studios [CPD1912B, JRO1912B]

Site Items

32.5.19.1: Halle Memorial Window: ornamental, Patriarchs (1912) (Extant) item has a photo
32.5.19.2: Glauber Memorial Window: ornamental, Moses (1912) (Extant) item has a photo
32.5.19.3: New Memorial Window: ornamental, Kings (1912) (Extant) item has a photo
32.5.19.4: Scheur Memorial Window: ornamental, Prophets (1912) (Extant) item has a photo
32.5.19.5: Halle Memorial Window: ornamental, Psalmists (1912) (Extant) item has a photo
32.5.19.6: Reinthal Memorial Window: ornamental, Sages (1912) (Extant) item has a photo
32.5.19.7: ornamental, Talmudists (1912) (Extant) item has a photo
32.5.19.8: Halle Memorial Window: ornamental, Middle Ages (1912) (Extant) item has a photo
32.5.19.9: Weil and Halle Memorial Window: ornamental rose window (1912) (Extant)
32.5.19.10: Erlanger Memorial Window: ornamental rose window (1912) (Extant)
32.5.19.11: ornamental rose window (1912) (Extant)
32.5.19.12: ornamental windows (1912) (Extant)
32.5.19.13: Mayer Memorial Panel: panel with biblical verse in glass mosaic (1912) (Extant)

Item 32.5.19.1

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Halle Memorial Window:  ornamental, Patriarchs
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Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Halle Memorial Window
Description: ornamental, Patriarchs [PHOTO, INSCRIPTION]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: not signed [DT2013]
Other documentation: [AI1911, CL1912, CPD1912A, CPD1912B, JRO1912A]
Designer:
Memorial details: Moses Halle (1834-1905) [JRO1912B, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor: his wife, Rosa Lowentritt Halle, and their children, Salmon P. Halle, Samuel H. Halle, Minnie Halle (Mrs. Sigmund) Reinthal, and Jessie Halle (Mrs. Bernard H.) Sinks [JRO1912B, FINDAGRAVE, WEB]
Date: Dedicated 22-24 Mar 1912 (with building) [CL1912, CPD1912A, CPD1912B, JRO1912A, JRO1912B]
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: PATRIARCHS // *** / WALK BEFORE ME AND BE THOV PERFECT [PHOTO]
Category: Ornamental

Item 32.5.19.2

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Glauber Memorial Window:  ornamental, Moses
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Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Glauber Memorial Window
Description: ornamental, Moses [PHOTO, INSCRIPTION]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: not signed [DT2013]
Other documentation: [AI1911, CL1912, CPD1912A, CPD1912B, JRO1912A]
Designer:
Memorial details: Jacob Glauber (d. 21 May 1905, aged 77) and Babetta (or Babbette) Glauber (d. 26 Mar 1898, aged 64) [JRO1912B, MET1967, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor: their son, Joseph H. Glauber [AI1911, JRO1912B]
Date: Dedicated 22-24 Mar 1912 (with building) [CL1912, CPD1912A, CPD1912B, JRO1912A, JRO1912B]
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO, MET1967]
Inscription: MOSES // *** / AND YE SHALL BE UNTO ME A KING- / DOM OF PRIESTS AND A HOLY NATION [PHOTO, MET1967]
and also originally: IN MEMORIAM / JACOB AND BABETTA GLAUBER [MET1967]
Category: Ornamental

Item 32.5.19.3

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New Memorial Window:  ornamental, Kings
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Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: New Memorial Window
Description: ornamental, Kings [PHOTO, INSCRIPTION]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: not signed [DT2013]
Other documentation: [AI1911, CL1912, CPD1912A, CPD1912B, JRO1912A]
Designer:
Memorial details: Isaac New (5 Oct 1830 - 16 Jul 1899) and Ricka New (7 May 1839 - 22 Jan 1908) [JRO1912B, MET1967, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor: their son, Harry New [AI1911, JRO1912B]
Date: Dedicated 22-24 Mar 1912 (with building) [CL1912, CPD1912A, CPD1912B, JRO1912A, JRO1912B]
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO, MET1967]
Inscription: KINGS // *** /LET THINE EYES BE OPEN TOWARDS / THIS HOUSE NIGHT AND DAY [PHOTO, MET1967]
and also originally: IN MEMORIAM / ISAAC AND RIKA NEW [MET1967]
Category: Ornamental

Item 32.5.19.4

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Scheur Memorial Window:  ornamental, Prophets
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Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Scheur Memorial Window
Description: ornamental, Prophets [PHOTO, INSCRIPTION]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Other Tiffany documentation: The Metropolitan Museum, New York, NY has a Tiffany Studios photograph of the window [MET1967]
Tiffany photo number: 12538A [MET1967]
Signature: not signed [DT2013]
Other documentation: [AI1911, CL1912, CPD1912A, CPD1912B, JRO1912A, MET1967]
Designer:
Memorial details: Abraham Scheuer (2 Nov 1824 - 26 Aug 1890) and Caroline Scheuer (14 Oct 1835 - 21 Oct 1913) [JRO1912B, MET1967, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor: their son, Sam Scheuer [AI1911, JRO1912B]
Date: Dedicated 22-24 Mar 1912 (with building) [CL1912, CPD1912A, CPD1912B, JRO1912A, JRO1912B]
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO, MET1967]
Inscription: PROPHETS // *** / THE LORD GOD HATH SPOKEN / WHO CAN BUT PROPHESY [PHOTO, MET1967]
and also originally: IN MEMORIAM / ABRAHAM AND CAROLINE SCHEUER [MET1967]
Category: Ornamental

Item 32.5.19.5

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Halle Memorial Window:  ornamental, Psalmists
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Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Halle Memorial Window
Description: ornamental, Psalmists [PHOTO, INSCRIPTION]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Other Tiffany documentation: The Metropolitan Museum, New York, NY has a Tiffany Studios photograph of the window [MET1967]
Tiffany photo number: 12538A [MET1967]
Signature: not signed [DT2013]
Other documentation: [AI1911, CL1912, CPD1912A, CPD1912B, JRO1912A, MET1967]
Designer:
Memorial details: Loeb Halle (18 Feb 1822 - 8 Aug 1886) and Fanny (or Fannie) Halle (17 Oct 1831 - 3 Nov 1901) [JRO1912B, MET1967, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor: Judah L. Halle [AI1911, JRO1912B]
and also Jerome W. Halle and Julius Schloss [JRO1912B]
Date: Dedicated 22-24 Mar 1912 (with building) [CL1912, CPD1912A, CPD1912B, JRO1912A, JRO1912B]
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO, MET1967]
Inscription: PSALMISTS // *** // O SING UNTO / THE LORD A / NEW SONG // SING UNTO / THE LORD ALL / THE EARTH // I LIFT UP MINE EYES UNTO THE HILLS WHENCE / COMETH MY HELP MY HELP COMETH FROM / THE LORD THE MAKER OF HEAVEN AND EARTH [PHOTO, MET1967]
and also oirginally: IN MEMORIAM / LOEB AND FANNIE HALLE [MET1967]
Category: Ornamental

Item 32.5.19.6

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Reinthal Memorial Window:  ornamental, Sages
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Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Reinthal Memorial Window
Description: ornamental, Sages [PHOTO, INSCRIPTION]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Other Tiffany documentation: The Metropolitan Museum, New York, NY has a Tiffany Studios photograph of the window [MET1967]
Tiffany photo number: 12538A [MET1967]
Signature: not signed [DT2013]
Other documentation: [AI1911, CL1912, CPD1912A, CPD1912B, JRO1912A, MET1967]
Designer:
Memorial details: Isaac Reinthal (13 Jun 1837 - 12 Sep 1899) and Regina Rebecca Halle Reinthal (1 Oct 1824 - 10 Feb 1905) [JRO1912B, MET1967, WEB]
Donor: their children, Solomon Reinthal, Manuel Reinthal and Sarah Reinthal (Mrs. Gus) Bamberger [JRO1912B, WEB]
Date: Dedicated 22-24 Mar 1912 (with building) [CL1912, CPD1912A, CPD1912B, JRO1912A, JRO1912B]
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO, MET1967]
Inscription: SAGES // BEHOLD / THE FEAR / OF THE LORD IS WISDOM / *** [PHOTO, MET1967]
and also originally: IN MEMORIAM / ISAAC AND REGINA REINTHAL [MET1967]
Category: Ornamental

Item 32.5.19.7

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ornamental, Talmudists
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Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name:
Description: ornamental, Talmudists [PHOTO, INSCRIPTION]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: not signed [DT2013]
Other documentation: [AI1911, CL1912, CPD1912A, CPD1912B, JRO1912A]
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor: Helen L. Lichtenstadter (Mrs. Charles K.) Halle [AI1911, JRO1912B, FINDAGRAVE]
also Charles K. Halle [AI1911]
Date: Dedicated 22-24 Mar 1912 (with building) [CL1912, CPD1912A, CPD1912B, JRO1912A, JRO1912B]
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: TALMUDISTS // *** // WHAT IS HATE / FUL TO THEE / DO NOT DO UNTO / THY NEIGHBOR / THIS IS THE / WHOLE LAW [PHOTO]
Category: Ornamental

Item 32.5.19.8

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Halle Memorial Window:  ornamental, Middle Ages
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Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Halle Memorial Window
Description: ornamental, Middle Ages [PHOTO, INSCRIPTION]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: not signed [DT2013]
Other documentation: [AI1911, CL1912, CPD1912A, CPD1912B, JRO1912A]
Designer:
Memorial details: Menke Halle (9 Oct 1814 - 29 Jun 1892) and Ida Halle (1 Jan 1820 - 24 Sep 1894) [JRO1912B, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor: their children, Emil M. Halle and Morris N. Halle [AI1911, JRO1912B]
also their children, Charles K. Halle, Mrs. Charles Schwartz and Minnie Halle (Mrs. Sigmund) Reinthal [JRO1912B, FINDAGRAVE]
Date: Dedicated 22-24 Mar 1912 (with building) [CL1912, CPD1912A, CPD1912B, JRO1912A, JRO1912B]
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: MIDDLE AGES // *** [PHOTO]
Category: Ornamental

Item 32.5.19.9

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Status: Extant [PHOTO, STREETVIEW]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Weil and Halle Memorial Window
Description: ornamental rose window [PHOTO, DEDUCED]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [AI1911, CPD1912B, JRO1912A]
Designer:
Memorial details: Samuel Weil and Caroline Weil, and Solomon Halle and Deiga Halle [JRO1912B]
Donor: their son / daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Manuel Halle [AI1911, JRO1912B]
Date: Dedicated 22-24 Mar 1912 (with building) [CPD1912B, JRO1912A, JRO1912B]
Inscription:
Category: Ornamental; Rose Window
Location: north wall [JRO1912B]

Item 32.5.19.10

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Status: Extant [PHOTO, STREETVIEW]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Erlanger Memorial Window
Description: ornamental rose window [PHOTO, DEDUCED]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [AI1911, CPD1912B, JRO1912A]
Designer:
Memorial details: Leopold and Regina Erlanger [JRO1912B]
Donor: their son, A.L. Erlanger [AI1911, JRO1912B]
Date: Dedicated 22-24 Mar 1912 (with building) [CPD1912B, JRO1912A, JRO1912B]
Inscription:
Category: Ornamental; Rose Window
Location: west wall [JRO1912B]

Item 32.5.19.11

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Status: Extant [PHOTO, STREETVIEW]
Confidence: High
Memorial name:
Description: ornamental rose window [PHOTO, DEDUCED]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [AI1911, CPD1912B, JRO1912A]
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor: Euclid Avenue Temple League [AI1911, JRO1912B]
Date: Dedicated 22-24 Mar 1912 (with building) [CPD1912B, JRO1912A, JRO1912B]
Inscription:
Category: Ornamental; Rose Window
Location: east wall [JRO1912B]

Item 32.5.19.12

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Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name:
Description: ornamental windows [PHOTO]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [CPD1912B, JRO1912A]
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor:
Date: Dedicated 22-24 Mar 1912 (with building) [CPD1912B, JRO1912A, JRO1912B]
Inscription:
Category: Ornamental

Item 32.5.19.13

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Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Mayer Memorial Panel
Description: panel with biblical verse in glass mosaic [CPD1911, JRO1912B]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [CPD1911, JRO1912A, JRO1912B]
Designer:
Memorial details: Adolf Mayer (1826-1906) and Nina Newmark Mayer (1842-1896) [JRO1912B, TGM2017]
Donor: their daughters, Fannie Mayer (Mrs. N.I.) Dryfoos, Flora Mayer (Mrs. Alfred) Wolf and Amanda Mayer (Mrs. Frank) Strauss [JRO1912B, WEB]
Date: In place when building dedicated 22-24 Mar 1912 [JRO1912A, JRO1912B]
Inscription: AWAKE MY GLORY AWAKE O PSAL- / TERY AND HARP I WILL THANK / THEE AMONG THE NATIONS O / LORD UNTO THEE WILL I MAKE / MELODY AMONG THE NATIONS [PHOTO]
Location: choir loft [CPD1911, JRO1912B]

References

AI1911: The American Israelite (18 May 1911, p. 6)
CL1912: The Cleveland Leader (24 Feb 1912, p. 6)
CPD1911: Cleveland Plain Dealer (29 Oct 1911, Magazine, p. 7)
CPD1912A: Cleveland Plain Dealer (16 Mar 1912, p. 6)
CPD1912B: Cleveland Plain Dealer (22 Mar 1912, p. 6)
CPD1924: Cleveland Plain Dealer (23 Mar 1924, Amusement and Feature section, p. 9)
DEDUCED: Deduced from other information
DT2013: Donald Traser, personal communication (5 Oct 2013)
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
FINDAGRAVE: Findagrave.com, for deducing biographical or genealogical information
INSCRIPTION: Inscription on item
JRO1912A: The Jewish Review and Observer (22 Mar 1912, p. 6)
JRO1912B: The Jewish Review and Observer (29 Mar 1912, p. 8)
MET1967: Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY, Tiffany Studios photograph (1967, Accession Number 67.654.259)
ORG_OLD: Organization that was previous owner
PHOTO: Photo of item
STREETVIEW: Google StreetView
TGM2017: Tiffany's Glass Mosaics, Kelly A. Conway and Lindsy R. Parrott (mosaic list compiled by Morgan T. Albahary) (2017, p. 252)
TIFF1886: Announcement in American Architect and Building News, Tiffany Glass Company (6 Feb 1886)
TIFF1893: Chicago Exposition booklet, Tiffany Glass & Decorating Company (1893)
TIFF1897: A List of Windows: And Extracts from Letters & Newspapers, Tiffany Glass & Decorating Company (1897)
TIFF1910: A Partial List of Tiffany Windows, Tiffany Studios (1910)
WEB: Some general webpage, e.g. for deducing biographical or genealogical information

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