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Gates of Heaven Synagogue

Date: July 17 1971
Description: The moving of the Gates of Heaven Synagogue from West Washington Avenue to James Madison Park. Crowds line the streets, and a crane can be seen in the back...
Drawing

Gates of Heaven

Date: August 25 1885
Description: Gates of Heaven Synagogue. Designed by August Kutzbock.
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Masonic Temple

Date: April 15 1926
Description: Masonic Temple, 301 Wisconsin Avenue.
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Gates of Heaven and Floral Parade

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Description: A horse-drawn carriage decorated for a floral parade on West Washington Avenue. The carriage is passing in front of the Gates of Heaven Synagogue (the buil...
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Zor Shrine German Band

Date: 1930
Description: A maestro leads shriner musicians from the Zor Shrine German Band as they play their instruments on the steps of the Masonic Temple on Wisconsin Avenue.
Painting

The New Synagogue in Ward II

Date: 1858
Description: A view of the Synagogue with a one-horse carriage in the foreground. H√∂lzlhuber occupied the position of organist and choirmaster for this congregation unt...
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Masonic Hall

Date: 1870
Description: Text: "Masonic Hall at the corner of College Avenue and Oneida Street; built in 1855 by Theodore Conkey, it burned in 1874. The Zuehlke Building was built...
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Masonic Temple Club Rooms

Date: August 29 1954
Description: Club room, with billiard tables, at the Masonic Temple, 301 Wisconsin Avenue.
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Masonic Temple

Date: 1900
Description: Elevated view of the Masonic temple.
Postcard

Masonic Temple

Date: 1925
Description: Front view of Masonic temple.
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First Congregational Church and the Gates of Heaven Synagogue

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Description: Elevated view of the First Congregational Church and chapel at the corner of North Fairchild Street and West Washington Avenue. The Gates of Heaven Synagog...
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Masonic Temple

Date: 1927
Description: View of the Masonic temple.
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Masonic Temple

Date: August 29 1954
Description: Exterior of the Masonic Temple, 301 Wisconsin Avenue, from West Johnson Street corner.
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Masonic Temple Auditorium

Date: August 29 1954
Description: Masonic Temple, 301 Wisconsin Avenue. Auditorium and balcony from the stage.
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Masonic Temple Lodge Room No. 2

Date: August 29 1954
Description: Interior of the Masonic Temple, 301 Wisconsin Avenue, Lodge Room Number Two.
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Cornerstone Laying Ceremony

Date: October 30 1949
Description: Ceremony for laying the cornerstone of the Beth Israel temple. Included in the crowd watching the ceremony are (left to right): A.J. Rosenburg, chairman o...
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Gates of Heaven Detail

Date: June 14 1970
Description: Detail on the building at 214 West Washington Avenue that, over the years, has been the first synagogue in Madison (Shaare Shomaim or Gates of Heaven), a s...
Postcard

Masonic Temple

Date: 1905
Description: Masonic Temple.
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Masonic Temple Details

Date: October 01 1972
Description: Stone carved ornamentation on the Masonic Temple exterior at 301 Wisconsin Avenue. These details symbolize the various aspects of the Mason's heritage.
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Gates of Heaven Synagogue

Date: 1939
Description: The "Gates of Heaven Synagogue," 214 West Washington Avenue, on its original site prior to the move to James Madison Park.

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