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פּיקאָן, מאַלי / Picon, Molly, undated, 1936

 File — Folder: 4909, Object: 178552-178568

Scope and Contents

Localities: Buenos Aires, Dorchester (Mass.), Łódź, Lublin, New York, Paterson (N.J.), Piotrków Trybunalski, Rio de Janeiro, Warsaw

Five items pertain to Picon's appearances in plays, including "Di komedyantke," libretto by Lateiner, adapted by William Siegel; and "Oy iz dos a meydl." Other personalities highlighted include composer Joseph Rumshinsky, producer and director Jacob Kalich, and composer and conductor Abraham Ellstein. Two items pertain to Picon's appearance in a concert, performing various roles. The remaining items are fliers for the films Mazl tov (also under the titles Di alte un naye velt and Mizrekh un mayrev), Idl mitn fidl, and Mamele. 21 items.


  • undated, 1936

Language of Materials

From the Sub-Series:

Predominantly in Yiddish, English, Polish, Russian, and German, with occasional items in or using Hebrew, Spanish, Portuguese, Romanian, French, Hungarian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Czech, Finnish, Ukrainian, Dutch, Danish, and Arabic.

Access Restrictions

The collection has been digitized and is available online without restrictions. The physical collection is closed.


From the Sub-Sub-Series: 1.9 Linear Feet (4.5 boxes; 159 folders)

Repository Details

Part of the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research Repository

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