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United Hebrew Trades


Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Papers of Isaac A. Hourwich

Identifier: RG 587

This collection contains documents relating to Isaac A. Hourwich’s role as an economist, publicist, statistician, lawyer, author, and authority on immigration, as well as his involvement with the labor movement and the formation of the American Jewish Congress. There are reports, minutes of meetings, memoranda, clippings and correspondence, and manuscripts and articles about Jewish labor, Socialism, Russia, Marxism, immigration, and other subjects. These materials demonstrate Hourwich’s important role in American labor, immigration theory, and political and economic theory.

Dates: 1882-1924

Records of the Hebrew Actors’ Union

Identifier: RG 1843

This collection contains the administrative records of the Hebrew Actors’ Union (HAU), the professional union of Yiddish theater performers, which was based in New York City. Materials include correspondence, membership materials, financial records and members’ dues information, meeting minutes, and a great deal of sheet music and play scripts of performances from the Yiddish theater. A majority of these performances were in New York City, but there are also materials from Philadelphia, Chicago, Boston, Toronto, and Montreal, as well as various locations in Israel and South America.

Dates: 1874-1986; Majority of material found within 1920-1970

United Hebrew Trades Records

Identifier: RG 434
Scope and Contents

Minutes of meetings, 1899-1943, 1950s. Minutes of meetings of the Federated Hebrew Trades, 1899, a splinter group which later rejoined the UHT. Tapes of meetings. Albums of clippings, including a scrapbook about Morris Feinstone, UHT secretary. Photographs of members, families, events, ca. 1940 - ca. 1970. Financial materials, 1951-1959. Correspondence, resolutions, 1970s. Materials on the 80th convention, 1968.

Dates: 1899 - 1979

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Administrative reports 2
Clippings (information artifacts) 2
Correspondence 2
Financial records 2
Manuscripts (documents) 2