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Adler, Celia, 1889-1979


Found in 8 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

At the grave of Sigmund Feinman in Łódź. Feinman family, undated

 File — Box 98-Oversize, Folder: 1432
Scope and Contents

Sigmund Feinman's widow, Dinah Feinman, and two daughters, Lili Feinman (Satz) and Tsili Feinman (Celia Adler), at the grave of Sigmund Feinman (died 1909) in Łódź, some time after the erection of a monument there, which took place in summer 1911. Two group portraits and one photo of the gravesite alone. Also pictured: Yitskhok Zandberg and Iser Bezman. Photos by Victoria, Łódź. Stored in Oversize Box 98.

Dates: undated

National Jewish Welfare Board, Army-Navy Division records

Identifier: I-180

The collection consists mainly of minutes, surveys, reports, photographs, and correspondence of both JWB personnel and U.S. military chaplains, directed toward or concerned with the Jewish men in the Armed Forces.

The material in this collection covers such topics as: holiday arrangements (primarily the High Holy Days and Passover), food needs, religious services, furloughs, prayerbooks; budgeting and staffing; registration and marking of Jewish graves; anti-Semitism in the military; the general problems of Kashruth; communication between the men and their families; and general recreation and entertainment.

Dates: undated, 1917-1955, 1969, 1974

Papers of Celia Adler

Identifier: RG 399
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, clippings, contracts, playbills and photographs relating to Celia Adler's career.

Dates: 1911 - 1959

Theater and Film Poster Collection of Abram Kanof

Identifier: P-978

This collection contains 331 Yiddish theater and film posters, mainly from the first half of the twentieth century, from North and South America.

Dates: 1899-1970; Majority of material found within 1915 - 1940

אַדלער, ציליע / Adler, Celia, undated, 1927, 1937

 File — Box 44, Folder: 6
Scope and Contents

Localities: New York, Warsaw

Programs for "Di eybike kale" by Harry Kalmanovitch, adapted by Yakov Shternberg; and "Gasn froyen (Ibergus)" by L. Malach. Also includes two clippings, 1932, 1937, stored in Oversize Box 92. 4 items.

Dates: undated, 1927, 1937

אַדלער, ציליע / Adler, Celia, undated

 File — Folder 4810-P, Object: 177726A
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

This subseries comprises approximately 1,000 oversize posters stored in map drawers. In Jonas Turkow's arrangement and cataloging of the items in the collection, oversize posters were fully integrated with the playbills found in Subseries 3; the item numbers they received fall within the same sequence as those of the playbills. Both types of items were categorized under the Yiddish heading "afishn" (posters, playbills; related to the French: affiche). The arrangement of the posters, therefore, mirrors that of the playbills in Subseries 3, with correponding folder titles and numbers (the folders containing posters are distinguished with the addition of a suffix "P" to the folder number).

Dates: undated

אַדלער, צילע / Adler, Celia, undated

 File — Folder 4810, Object: 177726-177729
Scope and Contents

Localities: Fall River (Mass.), New York, Rio de Janeiro

Includes playbill for David Pinsky's "Shir a tragedye," and fliers for appearances of Adler and Jacob Cone in Rio de Janeiro, for the benefit of the Idisher Hilfs-Fareyn (Jewish Relief Society). One flier advertises Adler in comedy skits, along with a showing of her film Vu iz mayn kind? (Where Is My Child?). 4 items.

Dates: undated