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Adler, Jacob P., 1855-1926



  • Existence: 1855 - 1926


Yiddish Theater

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Adler Family Papers

Identifier: P-890

This collection contains the personal and professional papers of Celia Adler and Lazar Freed, including theatrical materials such as scripts, programs and sheet music, correspondence, newspaper clippings, assorted publications, and photographs of many of the members of the Adler family and their friends from the Yiddish theater. These materials reflect the wide scope of the Adler acting family and their immense influence on Yiddish theater, Broadway and motion pictures.

Dates: 1893-1992; Majority of material found within 1920 - 1977

Jacob P. Adler Papers

Identifier: RG 1177
Scope and Contents

Manuscripts and some printed copies of Yiddish plays. Photographs.

Dates: undated

Leon Kobrin Papers

Identifier: RG 376
Scope and Contents

Manuscripts of Kobrin's plays, stories, memoirs and fragments of novels. Clippings of Kobrin's articles and about Kobrin's life, 1920s - 1940s. Correspondence with individuals including Jacob P. Adler, S. An-Ski, Shalom Asch, Abraham Cahan, Ossip Dymow, Ben Zion Goldberg, Jacob Gordin, Alexander Harkavy, Isaac A. Hourwich, Abraham Liessin, Kalman Marmor, Shmuel Niger, Maurice Schwartz, Boris Thomashefsky, Baruch Vladeck, Yehoash, Chaim Zhitlowsky.

Dates: 1898 - 1950

אַדלער, יעקב / Adler, Jacob P., 1924

 File — Box 44, Folder: 5
Scope and Contents

Locality: New York

Three-part program, featuring Adler in "Der fremder" by Jacob Gordin. Other performers are Vilna Troupe actors, including Sonia Alomis. 1 item.

Dates: 1924

אַדלער, יעקב פּ.‏ / Adler, Jacob P., 1921, 1938

 File — Folder 4807A, Object: 177703B-177703B-I
Scope and Contents

Localities: New York, Pittsburgh

Flier for an appearance of Adler and Bessie Thomashefsky (photos of both) in a folk concert, along with Ossip Dymow's one-act play "The Tragedy of the Comedy." Flier for the film Der idisher kenig lir (The Yiddish King Lear). 2 items.

Dates: 1921, 1938

קאַפּלאַן, יצחק / Kaplan, Isidore (Yitskhok). אייגן בלוט / Eygn blut (Own Blood). Life portrait in 5 acts, 1914

 File — Folder 4235, Object: 173144-173199
Scope and Contents

On the title page, the title is given only in Roman characters, as "Eigin Blut." Signed in Russian, as copied by A. G., 28 December 1914 (last page). Signed at top of title page: "J. Jagehof"[?] in Roman characters. Stamp of the Yidisher Artistn Fareyn in Poyln. Accession no. 409/3670 (stamp).

Translated/adapted by Kaplan, based on the German-language play Schuld der shuldlosen (cited on title page in Yiddish as "Di shuld fun di unshuldige"), by Adolf Stoltze (1842-1933). Revised/adapted by Jacob Adler (indicated in Russian on the title page).

Dates: 1914