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Florence Mendheim Collection of Anti-Semitic Propaganda

Identifier: AR 25441

This collection of mainly anti-Semitic material was compiled by a Jewish librarian of German descent who infiltrated the pro-Nazi community developing in New York City in the years leading up to World War II. The bulk of the collection consists of publications and printed matter, with the notable exception of narrative reports that describe first-hand experiences and observations of Nazi-affiliated events. Document types include advertisements, event announcements, books, clippings, correspondence, magazines and newspapers, travel guides, political memorabilia, and other print ephemera.

Dates: 1917-1994; Majority of material found within 1922-1948

Folksbiene Theater Collection

Identifier: RG 512
Scope and Contents

The collection includes manuscripts of plays by Abraham Goldfaden, Sholem Aleichem, Isaac Bashevis Singer, Friedrich Hebbel. Photographs of Folksbiene productions. Scrapbooks containing ads, reviews and articles about the Folksbiene. 13 tapes of Folksbiene performances in the 1950s-1960s.

Dates: 1930s-1960s

Samuel Oppenheim Papers

Identifier: P-255

This collection documents the research of Jewish historian Samuel Oppenheim (1857-1928) concerning the lives of colonial Jews in the Americas, and the early history of the United States. Included in the collection are his notes, transcripts of original works, photocopies of the records of the Dutch West India Company, correspondence relating to his research, his writings, and original documents from the Mayor’s Court of the City of New York that date from 1653-1760.

Dates: undated, 1614-1938

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