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Wigdor, Louis


Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Abel Eliyahu Abelson Letter

 Collection — Consolidated Box P16, Folder: P-569
Identifier: P-569

Consists of a letter written by Abelson from Nemaksht, Lithuania, in a beautiful script and unusually elegant language, to his friend Louis Wigdor in Missouri, describing his personal condition and some aspects of Jewish life in Eastern Europe and inquiring about conditions and job opportunities in America. Of interest are references to anti-Semitism in Eastern Europe and the revival of Hebrew as a living language.

Dates: 1902