Radio WMCA New York 1947
Gottlieb, William P., 1917-, photographer. [Portrait of Tommy Dorsey, Beryl Davis, Georgie Auld, Ray McKinley, Johnny Desmond, Vic Damone, Mel Tormé, Mary Lou Williams, and Josh White, WMCA, New York, N.Y., ca. Oct. 1947] 1 negative : b&w ; 2 1/4 x 2 1/4 in. Caption from Down Beat: Tommy Dorsey (top right) interviews the English pigeon, Beryl Davis, for his first disc jockey stint, with such names as Georgie Auld, Ray McKinley, Mary Lou Williams, Josh White and others visible in the background.
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Stars

12 Nov 2008 / 0 Comments / in Journeys

Dohany Street synagogue in Budapest is the largest in Europe.

At the time it was started (1854) around 900,00 Jews lived in Hungary. Enjoying more or less equal rights, they were keen to integrate.

The synagogue they built looks like a Christian church with front-facing wooden pews, an organ and two pulpits. The side windows use a six-point star pattern in yellow and white.

The German architect’s included eight-point, or Moorish, stars as decoration in the floor tiles and the three domed skylights.

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