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