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פּיקאָן, מאַלי / Picon, Molly, undated, 1927-1935

 File — Box: 47, Folder: 103

Scope and Contents

Localities: Buenos Aires, Chicago, Łódź, New York, Warsaw

Programs (11) for the following plays: "A mames opfer" by I. Zolatarevsky, with music by Joseph Rumshinsky; "Vos meydlekh tuen," operetta by A. Olshanetzky and Jacob Kalish, with a libretto by William Siegel and lyrics by Jacob Jacobs; "Dos freylekhe yesoymele," operetta by Kalich and Rumshinsky, with libretto by Siegel and lyrics by Louis Gilrod and Picon; "Mayn malkele" by Siegel, with music by Abraham Ellstein and lyrics by Jacobs, co-starring Aaron Lebedeff; "Tsipke fayer" by L. Freiman and Kalich, with music by Rumshinsky. Also includes a brochure concerning the opening of Molly Picon's Folks Theatre at 12th Street and Second Avenue; and three clippings, two of which pertain to appearances of Picon in "Yankele," in Warsaw and Łódź, respectively. 15 items.


  • undated, 1927-1935

Language of Materials

From the Sub-Series:

Predominantly in Yiddish, Polish, and English, with some Russian, Hebrew, and German, and occasional use of Lithuanian, Romanian, Latvian, Spanish, Dutch, French, and Swedish.

Access Restrictions

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


From the Sub-Series: 1.7 Linear Feet (4 boxes; 131 folders)