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Freeland League


Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

J.A. Cherniak Papers

Identifier: RG 264
Scope and Contents

Correspondence relating to Cherniak's association with Yiddish cultural organizations. Letters from Freeland League, YKUF, YIVO, ORT, Canadian Jewish Congress, Yiddish schools, Jewish Labor Committee. Correspondence with individuals: Mendl Elkin, Peretz Hirschbein, Shmuel Niger, Chaim Zhitlowsky.

Dates: 1930 - 1962

Judah Zelitch Papers

Identifier: RG 670
Scope and Contents

The papers consist primarily of correspondence with the Freeland League, Jewish Teachers' Seminary in New York, and other Jewish cultural organizations. Also included are manuscripts of Zelitch's memoirs.

Dates: 1959 - 1972

Papers of Abraham Kin

Identifier: RG 554
Scope and Contents

Materials on the Freeland League, colonization projects in Australia, British Guiana: manuscripts, correspondence, reports, clippings. There are also materials on the Algemeyne entsiklopedye, 1942-1955, including correspondence and lists of contributors. Personal documents.

Dates: 1940 - 1955

Papers of Ben-Adir

Identifier: RG 394
Scope and Contents

Correspondence with literary figures including Menahem Boraisha, Abraham Golomb, Vladimir Grossman, Louis Lamed, H. Leivick, Jacob Lestschinsky, Shmuel Niger, Melech Ravitch, Isaac Nachman Steinberg, Chaim Zhitlowsky. Manuscripts of Ben-Adir's works. List of printed articles by Ben Adir. Condolence telegrams. Scrapbook of clippings.

Dates: 1934 - 1942

Papers of Isaac Nachman Steinberg (1888-1957)

Identifier: RG 366

This collection contains the personal and professional papers of Isaac Nachman Steinberg, a Russian-Jewish political writer, leader of the Left Socialist Revolutionary Party during the 1917 revolution in Russia, People’s Commissar of Justice in the first Bolshevik government, leader of the Jewish Territorialist Movement and of the Freeland League for Jewish Territorial Colonization, and a founding member of the YIVO Institute in Vilna. These materials include Steinberg’s writings, personal correspondence, clippings, journals, meeting announcements, and some photographs. These materials relate mainly to Steinberg’s work with the Freeland League and plans for the large-scale settlement of Jews in various places around the world.

Dates: 1893-1968; Majority of material found within 1919-1956

Papers of Mordkhe Schaechter

Identifier: RG 682
Scope and Contents

The papers relate to Schaechter's work in Yiddish linguistics, and his involvement in the Freeland League and in Jewish cultural life. Correspondence and printed materials relating to the Freeland League and the periodical Oyfn shvel. Records of the Gezelshaft far Yidishe Yishuvim in Amerike (Association for Jewish Settlements in America), 1950s. Materials on Jewish settlement projects in the U.S. and Israel. Minutes of the Workmen's Circle Kropotkin Branch #413, Los Angeles, California, late 1940s-1960. Minutes of the East Side Women's Group (Los Angeles), Jewish Culture Club (Los Angeles), 1961-1968. Photographs of various Yiddish schools. Personal correspondence.

Dates: 1940s-1970s

Tanhum Ber Herwald Papers

Identifier: RG 255
Scope and Contents

The collection relates primarily to Herwald's participation in the Jewish Territorialist movement and the Freeland League. Materials on Freeland League, 1931-1946: colonization projects in British Guiana, New Zealand, British Honduras, South Africa. Materials on the Territorialist movement: correspondence, including Israel Zangwill; reports, pamphlets, clippings of Herwald's articles. Personal documents. Copies of Der yidisher zhurnal, 1905.

Dates: 1893 - 1948

W.E. Podolsky Papers

Identifier: RG 461
Scope and Contents

Correspondence with Yiddish literary figures and Jewish organizations such as the Freeland League, Workmen's Circle and YIVO. Podolsky's diary. Personal documents.

Dates: 1914 - 1961