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Papers of Aaron Samuel Kurtz

Identifier: RG 523

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Correspondence with Jewish writers. Clippings from Yiddish newspapers. Manuscripts by Kurtz. Photographs of Solomon Mikhoels and Itsik Feffer during their trip in the U.S. on behalf of the Jewish Anti-Fascist Committee in the Soviet Union.


  • Creation: 1920 - 1964


Biographical / Historical

Yiddish poet, editor and lecturer. Published in Di yidishe velt (Philadelphia), In zikh (N.Y), Naye lebn (N.Y.), Der tsvayg (Philadelphia), Hayntike lider (N.Y.) and in communist periodicals such as Der hamer, Morgn frayhayt (N.Y.), Sovietish haymland (Moscow). Born in Vitebsk district, Byelorussia. Immigrated to the U.S. in 1911 and lived in Philadelphia and New York.


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