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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.
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.
Manuscripts of Seldin's novels, plays and articles. Correspondence and other materials relating to the journalist's strike at The Day, 1941.
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 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.
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.
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.