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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 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.
- Israel 2
- Yiddish newspapers 2
- Authors, Yiddish 1
- Der Tog (New York) 1
- Immigrants -- United States 1
- Morgn zhurnal 1
- Newspaper editors 1
- Parchment (animal material) 1
- Ukraine 1
- Yiddish literature 1 + ∧ less
- French 2
- Hebrew 2
- Italian 1
- Spanish; Castilian 1
- Ukrainian 1
- Cahan, Abraham, 1860-1951 2
- Rogoff, Harry, 1882- 2
- Starkman, Moshe, 1906-1975 2
- Abramovitch, Raphael R., 1880-1963 1
- Association to Perpetuate the Memory of the Ukrainian Jews 1