You can learn more about the history of this synagogue at A Shtetl Grew in Bessemer.
The synagogue was sold to an African-American evangelist church in 1974 and was still serving in that capaciy in 2012 when Lynn Franklin took the following
Temple Beth El
17th St. North at Sixth Avenue
Photos by Lynn Franklin
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