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Yahrzeit lamp

Photograph of a yahrzeit lamp on a table. The lamp probably belonged to the family of Julius L. Meier, who served as governor of Oregon from 1931 to 1935. A yahrzeit lamp is part of the Jewish observance of the anniversary of a loved one’s death. Each year, the lamp is lit in commemoration on the day of the anniversary. Also see image No. 371N4255. Image note: Photograph shows discoloration due to deterioration of the negative.

Yahrzeit lamp

Photograph of a yahrzeit lamp on a table. The lamp probably belonged to the family of Julius L. Meier, who served as governor of Oregon from 1931 to 1935. A yahrzeit lamp is part of the Jewish observance of the anniversary of a loved one’s death. Each year, the lamp is lit in commemoration on the day of the anniversary. Inscriptions are partially visible on the doors of the lamp. Visible at the top of the left door is the text “IN MEMORY OF FATHER AARON MEIER,” “AGE 58” and “YURZEIT.” Visible at the top of the right door is the text “In MEMORY OF MOTHER JEANNETTE MEIER,” “AGE 82” and “YURZEIT.” Also see image No. 371N4255. Image note: Photograph shows discoloration due to deterioration of the negative.