A Serious Woman
The above photo is was labelled
"Members of the Mount Zion Sisterhood, St. Paul, Minn., kindle the Sabbath candles."
in the article in the Forward where I found it.
The dresses look circa 1955, and the context of the article also puts it in the 1950s.
But isn't that a Minnesota Vikings helmet that the woman at the left has on? And didn't the Vikings not play their first game until 1961! Prophesy perhaps !