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The records of the People's Relief Committee for Jewish War Sufferers consist of correspondence with Jewish communities and relief organizations in Europe, Palestine, Cuba, South America, the United States, and Canada; as well as scrapbooks containing U.S. and Canadian Yiddish and English newspaper clippings and printed promotional literature pertaining to the fundraising activities of the People's Relief Committee in North America and abroad.
This collection contains the minutes, correspondence and financial records of the I.L. Peretz Yiddish Writers’ Union from its founding in 1915 until 1973. Among the correspondence is a fair amount concerning the Fund for Jewish Refugee Writers, unions and union grievances, requests for aid from Jewish writers and activists in New York and abroad, and labor disputes and strikes.
This collection contains correspondence between Abraham Cahan and many important literary and political figures, as well as Yiddish manuscripts sent to Cahan for consideration in the Forward and notes and drafts of Cahan’s own writings. There are also several articles written about Cahan, before and after his death. These materials serve to illustrate both Cahan’s importance in the literary and publishing fields as well as his involvement in the American socialist and labor movements.
This collection contains the personal and professional papers of Abraham Liessin, including correspondence with many important literary figures, manuscripts of essays and poems by Liessin from Di Tsukunft(The Future) and from his published works, clippings, receipts, invitations, and other materials relating to Liessin’s family. This collection shows how Di Tsukunft became one of the leading Yiddish literary journsl during hte 25 years of Liessin's editorship.
This collection contains correspondence between Mendel Osherowitch and many important literary and political figures, as well as Yiddish manuscripts by Osherowitch, clippings, photos, and obituaries and letters written to his family after his death. These materials illustrate Osherowitch’s importance in the Yiddish literary field as well as his role in various Jewish organizations.
This collection contains documents of journalist and left-wing political activist Paul Novick, consisting mainly of correspondence, subject files, manuscripts, photographs, and newspaper clippings. These materials relate to Novick’s career as long-time editor of the Morning Freiheit (Morning Freedom), his important role in the worldwide Communist movement, the history of the Freiheit itself, and Jewish and general politics. These materials demonstrate Novick’s important, and changing, role in the history of Communism, as well as his career as a Yiddish journalist and author.
This collection contains the personal and professional papers of Shmuel Niger, including correspondence with many important literary figures, as well as manuscripts by Niger, writings about Niger written by others, Niger’s speeches and lectures, selections from his published writings, and biographical materials. These materials serve to illustrate Niger’s great importance to Yiddish literary criticism and Jewish historical writing as well as his role as a writer on contemporary themes, a teacher and lecturer, editor and communal leader.
The Records of the Forward Association collection consists of the administrative records of the Office of the General Manager of the Forward Association, publisher of the Jewish Daily Forward. The collection contains correspondence, financial materials, minutes, reports, and information related to various anniversary celebrations. These materials serve to illustrate the professional activities of the Forward Association and its General Manager and show the Forward’s importance.
- YIVO Institute for Jewish Research 7
- American Jewish Historical Society 1
- Manuscripts (documents) 6
- Newspaper publishing 6
- Jews -- United States -- Periodicals 5
- Photographs 5
- Scrapbooks 5
- Yiddish newspapers 5
- Israel 4
- Newspaper editors 4
- Der Tog (New York) 3
- Jews -- United States -- History 3
- Poland 3
- Administrative reports 2
- Authors, Yiddish 2
- Canada 2
- Memorandums 2
- Morgn zhurnal 2 + ∧ less
- Hebrew 7
- French 5
- Polish 5
- Spanish; Castilian 4
- Italian 1
- YIVO Archives 7
- Asch, Sholem, 1880-1957 5
- Cahan, Abraham, 1860-1951 3
- Leivick, H., 1888-1962 3
- Vladeck, B. (Baruch), 1886-1938 3
- Allgemeyner Idisher arbayṭerbund in Liṭa, Poylen un Rusland 2
- Forward Association 2
- Niger, Samuel, 1883-1955 2
- Rogoff, Harry, 1882- 2
- Schlesinger, Benjamin, 1876-1932 2
- Shneour, Zalman, 1887-1959 2
- Starkman, Moshe, 1906-1975 2
- Zhitlowsky, Chaim, 1865-1943 2
- Abramovitch, Raphael R., 1880-1963 1
- All-Russian Jewish Public Committee 1
- American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee 1
- American Jewish Relief Committee for Sufferers from the War 1
- Association to Perpetuate the Memory of the Ukrainian Jews 1
- Ben-Zvi, Itzhak, 1884-1963 1
- Brutzkus, Boris, 1874-1938 1 + ∧ less