This Web exhibit is based on the exhibit “Images of Prayer, Politics, and Everyday Life from the Harry and Branka Sondheim Jewish Heritage Collection,” held in the Special Collections Research Center, the University of Chicago Library, March 10 - July 8, 2008. The exhibit marks the gift of the Harry and Branka Sondheim Collection to the University of Chicago Library. The exhibit was curated by faculty member Leora Auslander and graduate student Sara Hume. Alice Schreyer, Director, Special Collections, was the coordinator and editor for the exhibit; Kerri Sancomb, Special Collections Exhibit Specialist, produced the exhibit.
A brochure, also entitled Images of Prayer, Politics, and Everyday Life from the Harry and Branka Sondheim Jewish Heritage Collection, was published to accompany the exhibit.
This Web site was created in the summer of 2009 with a templating system developed by Marc Gasser, Digital Library Development Center (DLDC), University of Chicago Library, with input from Alice Schreyer, Director, Special Collections Research Center (SCRC); Daniel Meyer, Associate Director, SCRC; Elisabeth Long, Co-director, DLDC; and Kerri Sancomb, Exhibit Specialist, SCRC. Photography for exhibit banner and Web site by Mike Kenny, Photographer, Preservation Department;Scanning by Kerri Sancomb and Michal Lynn Schumate, Exhibit Assistant; Web site design by Marc Gasser and Kerri Sancomb.