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Jewish Women on the Map - Maennerchor Hall

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Maennerchor Hall
franklin st. and fairmount ave
19123 Philadelphia, PA
United States

On this location, April 14, 1875, a "Spelling Bee" was held as a benefit for the first Hebrew Sunday School, started by Rebecca Gratz in 1838, on her fifty-seventh birthday "with sixty students enrolled. Gratz became the school's superintendent and served for more than twenty-five years."

For more, see Woman of Valor: Rebecca Gratz, Hebrew Sunday School.

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History happened here (strike, speech, event, etc.)
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Creative Commons (attribution non-commercial share alike)

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Ari Davidow

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Maennerchor Hall." (Viewed on April 20, 2014) <http://jwa.org/onthemap/maennerchor-hall>.