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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 Chaim Zhitlowsky and many important political figures and organizations, as well as manuscripts and other writings, some written by Zhitlowsky and some written by others. There are also notes and other materials from speeches and lectures that Zhitlowsky gave, financial documents, articles written about Zhitlowsky, newspaper clippings of articles by Zhitlowsky, materials from celebrations held in Zhitlowsky’s honor, photographs, excerpts from his works, and various other assorted items. These materials serve to illustrate both Zhitlowsky’s importance in the Yiddish and Russian literary field and his deep involvement in the American and Russian-Jewish Socialist, Territorialist and Diaspora Nationalism movements.
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 William Edlin, editor of The Day and a prominent Socialist. It includes correspondence with individuals and with organizations, newspaper clippings, manuscripts of works by Edlin and by others as well as translations done by Edlin, and some of Edlin’s personal documents. These materials relate to Edlin’s involvement with The Day, with the Socialist Party, the Workmen’s Circle, various labor and Zionist organizations, literary clubs and activities, and with music, art and drama.
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.
- Jews -- United States -- Periodicals 5
- Manuscripts (documents) 5
- Yiddish newspapers 5
- Forṿerṭs (New York, N.Y.) 4
- Photographs 4
- Der Tog (New York) 3
- Israel 3
- Russia 3
- Administrative reports 2
- Authors, Yiddish 2
- Di Tsukunft 2
- Financial records 2
- Jews -- United States -- History 2
- Memorandums 2
- Minutes (administrative records) 2 + ∧ less
- French 5
- Hebrew 5
- Polish 2
- Czech 1
- Dutch; Flemish 1
- Zhitlowsky, Chaim, 1865-1943 4
- Cahan, Abraham, 1860-1951 3
- Vladeck, B. (Baruch), 1886-1938 3
- Allgemeyner Idisher arbayṭerbund in Liṭa, Poylen un Rusland 2
- Forward Association 2
- Leivick, H., 1888-1962 2
- Shneour, Zalman, 1887-1959 2
- Abramovitch, Raphael R., 1880-1963 1
- American Jewish Congress 1
- American ORT Federation 1
- An-Ski, S., 1863-1920 1
- Asch, Sholem, 1880-1957 1
- Barondess, Joseph, 1867-1928 1
- Bernstein, Herman, 1876-1935 1
- Brutzkus, Boris, 1874-1938 1
- Chagall, Marc, 1887-1985 1
- Cherikover, I. M., 1881-1943 1
- Communist Party of America 1
- Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926 1 + ∧ less