Summer Scenes from the Archives
Sharing smiles of a summer day in photos from the Leonard N. Simons Jewish Community Archives
By Vivian Henoch, Editor myJewishDetroit
June 25, 2012
Take a look at our past. Can you identify the time and place these photos were taken? What memories bring back a summertime in your life? How many people on this page do you know by name? Share your answers and comments below.
The year was 1966
Braids and bobby socks. Sharing a book, under the shade of a tree, one-on-one, Federations Women’s “Junior Division” Summer Program worked its magic to encourage young readers. Recognize anyone?
The year was 1991
Matters of taste under hot discussion: Federation’s Campaign leadership, sharing tips on critical matters of chicken and barbeque sauce.
The year was 1983
They ran. They walked. They carried balloons. Remember the Freedom Run at the Federation Fair? Were you there?
The year was 1965
Toss up. Who’s go the ball? All in a day of camp at the Jewish Community Center.