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Jewish Theater Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 2371

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains posters, programs, and newspaper reviews for performances of Jewish theater in cities in Germany, Austria, and Lithuania, including theater produced by and about displaced persons in post-World War II Germany.

Also included is a file of clippings dating from the interwar period (1917-1934). The oldest programs also date approximately to this period, but the bulk of the programs are from productions staged shortly after World War II. Mixed in with the programs are a few tickets, trade papers, invitations, and smaller posters.

Dates

  • 1916-1950

Language of Materials

This collection is in German, Hebrew, and Yiddish.

Access Restrictions

Open to researchers.

Access Information

Collection is digitized. Follow the links in the Container List to access the digitized materials.

Use Restrictions

There may be some restrictions on the use of the collection. For more information, contact:

Leo Baeck Institute, Center for Jewish History, 15 West 16th Street, New York, NY 10011

email: lbaeck@lbi.cjh.org

Extent

0.25 Linear Feet

Abstract

This collection contains posters, programs, and newspaper reviews for performances of Jewish theater in cities in Germany, Austria, and Lithuania, including theater produced by and about displaced persons in post-World War II Germany.

Other Finding Aid

An earlier inventory on 4 catalogue cards is available in folder 1.
Title
Guide to the Jewish Theater Collection, 1916-1950  AR 2371
Status
In Progress
Author
Processed by LBI Staff
Date
© 2009
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Revision Statements

  • September 28, 2011 : Links to digital objects added in Container List.

Repository Details

Part of the Leo Baeck Institute Repository

Contact:
15 West 16th Street
New York NY 10011 United States