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HISTORY NEBRASKA MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID



RG6150.AM:  South Street Temple (Lincoln, Nebraska)



Letters; card: 2020

Lincoln, Lancaster County, Nebraska

Size:  One folder; 6 items



SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE



This collection consists of one folder containing an oversized card and five additional letters of support sent to the South Street Temple after the building was vandalized on January 13, 2020.  On February 21, 2020, the Lincoln Police Department arrested Noah Miller and charged him with criminal mischief/hate crime for spray painting a swastika and racial epithets on the temple building.



Note:  The Nebraska History Museum holds a “Stronger Than Hate” yard sign that was displayed at the South Street Temple following the vandalism.



INVENTORY



Card and letters of support for the South Street Temple



 



Subject headings:



Antisemitism — Nebraska — Lincoln

B’nai Jeshurun Congregation (Lincoln, Nebraska)

Lancaster County (Nebraska) — Synagogues

Lincoln (Nebraska) — Synagogues

South Street Temple (Lincoln, Nebraska)

Vandalism



 



TMM     03-10-2020