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שוואַרץ, מאָריס / Schwartz, Maurice, undated, 1922-1937

 File — Folder: 4938, Object: 178777A-178800

Scope and Contents

Localities: London, Lublin, Lwów (Lviv), New York, Paris, Vienna, Vilna, Warsaw

Mostly pertaining to Schwartz's appearances with his own ensemble, as actor and director, either at the Yiddish Art Theatre in New York or on tour. Plays performed include: "Yoshe kalb" by I. J. Singer, "Di zibn gehangene" by Leonid Andreyev, "Yid Zis" (Jew Suss) by Lion Feuchtwanger (with photos of Schwartz and Samuel Goldenburg), and "Der oyfshtand" (Revolt) by Y. B. Tsipor. Some items pertain to solo performances by Schwartz, and several are fliers for films, including Yisker (Yizkor), Onkl Mozes (Uncle Moses), and Lebedik bagrobn (Der umshuldiker korbn). 33 items.


  • Creation: undated, 1922-1937

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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