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The papers contain materials on the Socialist Revolutionary Party in Russia and include flyers, appeals, clippings from the Russian and Yiddish press about Socialist Revolutionaries.
The collection relates primarily to HATU, Local 83. Correspondence with organizations such as Israeli typographical unions, typographical unions in Poland, Hebrew-American Typographical Union, Local 83. Correspondence with individuals: Daniel Charney, David Pinsky. Kastoff's memoirs: Mit fiftsik yor tsurik: A kapitl zikhroynes (Fifty Years: A Chapter of Memoirs), Kastoff's diaries, 1944-1955. Materials relating to the strike at the Jewish Daily Forward, 1908, and at the Abend blat, 1898. HATU's 45th anniversary yearbook.
Manuscripts of lectures and studies on the Holocaust, Hasidism, Palestine. Manuscripts of stories and novels. Correspondence pertaining to his column in the Tog-morgn zhurnal. Records of the Arbeter Kultur Farband in Palestine, 1927-1928, including minutes. Manuscript of a study of the Yiddish press in Palestine until 1929. Photographs of rabbis.
Correspondence with literary figures such as Shmuel Niger, Max Weinreich, and Leibush Lehrer. YIVO materials from Vilna, Riga, 1925-1933. Miscellaneous materials such as election flyers from Latvia, 1930s, Yiddish newspaper from Riga, 1925.
Mizrakh Yidisher Historisher Arkhiv Collection consists of diverse materials that pertain to pogroms in the period between 1918 and 1921 that took place mostly in Ukraine but also in Belarus, Poland, and Russia. There is a wide variety of topics that are covered in the collection including Ukrainian-Jewish relations during a short lived Ukrainian Republic, Ukrainian-Jewish political, communal, and governmental organizations, Ukrainian government and the role of politicians and military Commanders in pogroms, most notably Symon Petlyura and Ataman Grigoriev, pogroms and its aftermath, military occupation of Ukraine by the German, Polish, Bolshevik and General Denikin’s armies and its relationship to pogroms, Jewish self-defense and relief work. Also included here are materials pertaining to the trial of Sholom Schwarzbard who was tried in France for assassination of Symon Petlyura. The collection consists of of large amount of lists and eyewitness testimonies, correspondence, complaints and petitions, reports and resolutions, statements and proclamations, memoranda and circular letters, conference materials, statues and by-laws, clippings and bulletins, military orders, and photographs.
Correspondence with individuals and Jewish cultural institutions.
Manuscripts of Jaffe's poems, short stories, translations. Personal documents. Correspondence with organizations. General correspondence including Shlomo Bickel, Daniel Charney, Aaron Glanz-Leieles, H. Leivick, Shmuel Niger, Joseph Opatoshu, Abraham Sutzkever, Malka Heifetz Tussman. Family correspondence. Materials for the anthology of Hebrew poetry in Yiddish (published). Materials on the theme of motherhood in world poetry.
The Mordecai Sheftall collection consists of the family papers and business records of the American Revolution patriot, Mordecai Sheftall, and the Sheftall family of Savannah, Georgia from 1761-1873. This collection includes a American Revolution provision returns (1777-1778), and correspondence for the Continental Army and Navy of Georgia and South Carolina. The collection also includes an original Works Progress Administration Guide to the materials.
The collection documents the National Jewish Welfare Board's (JWB) evolution from an organization founded in 1917 to provide support for soldiers in times of war to an agency involved in all aspects of Jewish life both in the United States and abroad. In 1990 JWB recreated itself as the Jewish Community Centers Association of North America.
Correspondence with Jewish writers. Clippings from Yiddish newspapers. Manuscripts by Kurtz. Photographs of Solomon Mikhoels and Itsik Feffer during their trip in the U.S. on behalf of the Jewish Anti-Fascist Committee in the Soviet Union.
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.
Correspondence with individuals and family members. Manuscript of a translation of Itzhak Katzenelson's Sheshet yemei bereshit. Manuscripts of Yiddish and Hebrew poems. Photographs. Personal documents.
Manuscripts of Seldin's novels, plays and articles. Correspondence and other materials relating to the journalist's strike at The Day, 1941.
The papers consist of manuscripts, correspondence, news clippings and photographs relating to Alkwit's career and personal life. Correspondents include Ephraim Auerbach, Shlomo Bickel, Jacob Glatstein, Moses (Moyshe) Leib Halpern, Leibush Lehrer, H. Leivick, Nahum Baruch Minkoff, Alexander Mukdoni, Shmuel Niger, Melech Ravitch, Lamed Shapiro, Moshe Starkman, Abraham Sutzkever, Tolush, Isaiah Trunk.
Correspondence with Yiddish literary figures such as Daniel Charney, Chaim Grade, David Ignatoff, H. Leivick, Kalman Marmor, Shmuel Niger, Joseph Opatoshu. Manuscripts by Rivkin, Abraham Liessin, H. Leivick, David Pinsky and Rivkin's wife, Mira Bordo Rivkin. Correspondence with readers. Clippings of Rivkin's articles.
This collection contains manuscripts of novels, short stories, poems, essays, lectures, speeches, translations, and other writings, correspondence, photographs, and personal documents and materials of Yiddish writer Chaim Grade and his wife Inna Hecker Grade. The collection helps to illustrate Grade’s literary development and impact on Yiddish literature over time, from his earliest poetic works written in Vilna and the Soviet Union, to his prolific and accomplished prose work composed mainly in the United States. The collection illuminates Inna Grade's intellectual and academic prowess, as well as the integral role that she played in the editorial and logistical aspects of Grade's literary output.
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.
Clippings of his column Fragn fun gezunt, which appeared in the Tog morgn zhurnal.
The Grigori Gurevitch Papers consist of materials pertaining to his involvement with the revolutionary movement in the Russian Empire and abroad. The bulk of the collection consists of Gurevitch’s manuscripts on politics, history of Kiev, anti-Semitism, Russian political immigrants, and Jewish revolutionaries, notes, and drafts and also includes correspondence, small amount of clippings, receipts, two petitions, and a photograph
Manuscripts by Gordon relating to the bible, kabbalah, semitica, medicine. Manuscripts of literary works such as songs and plays, articles for the Yiddish press. Personal documents: diplomas, membership cards, family correspondence and genealogical tree.
The papers relate to the activities of the Nyu yorker vokhnblat. Correspondence with literary figures, 1936-1948, including Jacob Adler, A. Almi, Michel Licht, Saul Raskin, Zalman Shneur. Photographs, including staff of the Nyu yorker vokhnblat. Manuscripts submitted to the Nyu yorker vokhnblat by writers.
This collection contains the papers of Julian Hirszhaut, a Yiddish journalist and author of several works about the Holocaust in Poland. He collected a great number of historical documents on this topic, including hundreds of eyewitness accounts, which make up an important part of this collection. The materials in this collection relate to Hirszhaut’s important work gathering documents and testimonies of the Holocaust, as well as to his other professional activities as a journalist.
This collection contains the personal and professional papers of Yiddish journalist, poet, novelist, and translator Leon Feinberg. These materials include correspondence with Yiddish literary figures and with organizations, newspaper clippings about writers and about Leon Feinberg and his works, subject files, manuscripts of works by Feinberg and by other writers, and some of Feinberg’s personal documents. These materials relate to Feinberg’s long career with various Russian and Yiddish periodicals and literary organizations.
The Marc Ratner Papers consist of materials pertaining to Marc Ratner's political activities as one of the leaders of the SERP (Sotsialisticheskaya Yevreyskaya Rabochaya Partiia, Jewish Socialist Workers' Party, Rus: Социалистическая еврейская рабочая партия) which was a left leaning Zionist revolutionary party. The collection consists of correspondence, circular letters, clippings, minutes of meetings, essays, manuscripts, political resolutions and statements. The bulk of the collection consists of correspondence between party members, minutes of meetings and manuscripts.
Maxim Vinawer Papers consist of materials pertaining to Maxim Vinawer’s activities as a political and a communal leader. The collection covers the period between 1915 and 1926. These materials illuminate Vinawer’s participation in Russian politics as one of the leaders of the liberal Constitutional Democratic Party (Kadets), his appointment as a Minister of Foreign Affairs for the Crimean Regional Government in 1919, and his activities as a prominent figure among Zionist and émigré groups in Paris. The collection consists of correspondence, circular letters, memoranda, bulletins, clippings, minutes of meetings, essays, manuscripts, drafts and notes
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 papers of Tashrak, the American Yiddish humorist and journalist. It consists primarily of clippings of Tashrak’s columns and about Tashrak, but also contains correspondence, including his correspondence with Sholem Aleichem, and manuscripts created when he adapted his works for performance.