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I.L. Peretz Yiddish Writers' Union Records

Identifier: RG 701

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.

Dates: 1903-1973

Papers of Mendel Osherowitch

Identifier: RG 725

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.

Dates: 1882-1985; Majority of material found within 1920-1967

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  • Language: Polish X

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Der Tog (New York) 1
Morgn zhurnal 1
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Association to Perpetuate the Memory of the Ukrainian Jews 1
Ben-Zvi, Itzhak, 1884-1963 1
Cahan, Abraham, 1860-1951 1
Dreyfus, Alfred, 1859-1935 1
Margoshes, Joseph, 1866-1955 1