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St. Paul's Catholic Church, Onaway, Michigan: artists Peter and Christel Brahm

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Artist

Katz, A. Raymond
New York, New York

Birth Year: 1895

Death Year: 1974

Biography: Katz worked in various media, including murals, stained glass, mosaics, bas-reliefs, printmaking, paintings and drawings. He came to the United States in 1909 and spent his early years in Chicago, where he studied at the Art Institute of Chicago and the Chicago Academy of Fine Arts. Among his murals are those for the 1933 Century of Progress exposition in Chicago, a post office in Madison, Illinois, the Young Women's Hebrew Association of Elizabeth, New Jersey, and many synagogues in the United States. His bas-reliefs and stained glass designs also can be found in numerous synagogues. Katz was well known for his designs based on characters of the Hebrew alphabet and for his interpretations of Jewish themes.

Good Deeds Window
Window Name: Good Deeds Window
Building Name and City: Temple Beth Israel, Jackson
Justice Window
Window Name: Justice Window
Building Name and City: Temple Beth Israel, Jackson
Peace Window
Window Name: Peace Window
Building Name and City: Temple Beth Israel, Jackson
Torah Window
Window Name: Torah Window
Building Name and City: Temple Beth Israel, Jackson
Yom Kippur
Window Name: Yom Kippur
Building Name and City: Temple Beth Sholom, Ishpeming
Sabbath
Window Name: Sabbath
Building Name and City: Temple Beth Sholom, Ishpeming