Ackerman family photographs
Collection contains five photographs: George Ackerman with Rabbi Harold Friedman and I.D. Blumenthal, ca. 1954; formal photograph (ca. 1950s) of George Ackerman and three confirmation candidates, possibly at Temple Israel, Salisbury, NC; image (ca. 1952) of Temple Israel's new building (?); man and woman in front of a shoe store (Fort Mill, SC?) ca. 1950s; color photograph (ca. 1970s) of George Ackerman.
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George Ackerman was born (1914) in Winnipeg, Canada, the son of Lithuanian immigrants. He was educated at a yeshiva in Chicago, IL, where he pursued rabbinical studies. Ackerman worked as a cantor, Hebrew teacher and merchant in various southern cities and although never formally ordained, he regularly officiated at Temple Israel in Salisbury, NC. Ackerman married Sarah Burgen in the late 1930s. The couple raised their family in several southern cities including Memphis, TN, Walhalla, SC, and Fort Mill, SC.
1 folder (5 items) ; 7-24 cm.
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Materials donated by Sarah Burgen Ackerman.
- Inventory of the Ackerman Family Photographs, 1950s-1970s
- Processed by: Special Collections staff; finding aid created by: Special Collections staff
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