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Works Progress Administration, Ohio Guide Photographs
Description: This photograph, an exterior view of the Plum Street Temple in Cincinnati Ohio, was taken September 1937. Located at 720 Plum Street, the Temple, now called Isaac M. Wise Temple, was built by the members of the Lodge Street Synagogue and dedicated on Friday, August 24, 1866. It is one of the oldest synagogues still standing in the United States. In 1972 it was placed on the National Register of Historic Places. Rabbi Isaac M. Wise (1819-1900), a leader of American Reform Judaism, came to Cincinnati in 1854. He led the effort to build the Plum Street Temple, which was designed by architect James Keys Wilson in the Moorish Revival style. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: AL06189
Subjects: Plum Street Temple (Cincinnati, Ohio); Wise, Isaac Mayer, 1819-1900; Rabbis; Cincinnati (Ohio); Synagogues; Synagogue architecture; Moorish Revival
Places: Cincinnati (Ohio); Hamilton County (Ohio)