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Papers of Abbo Ostrowsky
This collection contains the personal and professional papers of Abbo Ostrowsky, including correspondence with many important figures from the art world, several of whom had been students of Ostrowsky at the Educational Alliance Art School. There is also information about Ostrowsky’s career as an artist, including some original artwork, exhibition catalogues, and photographs. These materials show Ostrowsky’s significant influence on modern Jewish art and on the success of the Educational Alliance as an institution.
Papers of Isaac A. Hourwich
This collection contains documents relating to Isaac A. Hourwich’s role as an economist, publicist, statistician, lawyer, author, and authority on immigration, as well as his involvement with the labor movement and the formation of the American Jewish Congress. There are reports, minutes of meetings, memoranda, clippings and correspondence, and manuscripts and articles about Jewish labor, Socialism, Russia, Marxism, immigration, and other subjects. These materials demonstrate Hourwich’s important role in American labor, immigration theory, and political and economic theory.
Papers of Isaac Nachman Steinberg (1888-1957)
This collection contains the personal and professional papers of Isaac Nachman Steinberg, a Russian-Jewish political writer, leader of the Left Socialist Revolutionary Party during the 1917 revolution in Russia, People’s Commissar of Justice in the first Bolshevik government, leader of the Jewish Territorialist Movement and of the Freeland League for Jewish Territorial Colonization, and a founding member of the YIVO Institute in Vilna. These materials include Steinberg’s writings, personal correspondence, clippings, journals, meeting announcements, and some photographs. These materials relate mainly to Steinberg’s work with the Freeland League and plans for the large-scale settlement of Jews in various places around the world.
Papers of Israel Elfenbein (1890-1964) Collection
This collection contains the personal and professional papers of rabbi, Hebrew scholar, author, and editor Israel Elfenbein. These materials include correspondence with and relating to congregations, Hebrew periodicals, organizations, Elfenbein’s writings, personal correspondence, sermons, clippings, and manuscripts by Elfenbein and by other writers.
Papers of Paul (Pesakh) Novick (1891-1989)
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.
Papers of Shmuel Mordkhe (Artur) Zygielbojm
This collection contains the personal and professional papers of Shmuel Mordkhe Zygielbojm, a Jewish-Polish Socialist politician, Bund leader, member of the National Council of the Polish Government-in-Exile in London, and a labor and political leader. These materials include Zygielbojm’s writings, personal correspondence, clippings, and some photographs. These materials relate mainly to Zygielbojm’s work in London as well as the worldwide reactions after his suicide.
Records of the Forward Association
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.
Records of the Hebrew Actors’ Union
This collection contains the administrative records of the Hebrew Actors’ Union (HAU), the professional union of Yiddish theater performers, which was based in New York City. Materials include correspondence, membership materials, financial records and members’ dues information, meeting minutes, and a great deal of sheet music and play scripts of performances from the Yiddish theater. A majority of these performances were in New York City, but there are also materials from Philadelphia, Chicago, Boston, Toronto, and Montreal, as well as various locations in Israel and South America.
YIVO - Vilna Administration Records
Record Group 1.1, the primary collection of records from the period when YIVO was headquartered in Vilna, reflects the wide range of activities YIVO engaged in from 1925-1941. Founded as an institute for the study of Yiddish speaking Jewry, YIVO grew to become a research institute, library, archive, and graduate program in one. The collection consists primarily of administrative material such as correspondence, financial records, minutes, reports, lists, and newspaper clippings, as well as essays and publications of the Aspirantur, Division of Youth Research, and the Economic-Statistical, Psychological-Pedagogical, and Philological sections. It incorporates material generated by the Vilna office, satellite offices in Berlin, Warsaw, and New York, and by supporters and collectors throughout Poland, Europe, and indeed the world.
- Administrative reports 8
- Manuscripts (documents) 6
- Minutes (administrative records) 6
- Photographs 5
- Financial records 4
- Memorandums 3
- Poland 3
- Chicago (Ill.) 2
- Communism 2
- Der Tog (New York) 2
- Forṿerṭs (New York, N.Y.) 2
- Jewish labor unions 2
- London (England) 2
- Newspaper editors 2
- Newspaper publishing 2
- Notes (documents) 2
- Pamphlets 2 + ∧ less
- Hebrew 7
- Russian 7
- French 6
- Polish 4
- Spanish; Castilian 3
- Italian 2
- Lithuanian 2
- Swedish 2
- Arabic 1
- Czech 1
- Dutch; Flemish 1
- Croatian 1
- Norwegian 1
- Portuguese 1
- Romany 1
- Romanian; Moldavian; Moldovan 1
- Serbian 1 + ∧ less
- Allgemeyner Idisher arbayṭerbund in Liṭa, Poylen un Rusland 3
- American Jewish Congress 2
- Cahan, Abraham, 1860-1951 2
- Partīi︠a︡ sot︠s︡īalistov-revoli︠u︡t︠s︡īonerov 2
- Rejzen, Zalman, 1887-1941 2
- United Hebrew Trades 2
- American Civil Liberties Union 1
- Antin, Mary, 1881-1949 1
- Auerbach-Levy, William, 1889-1964 1
- Balabanoff, Angelica, 1878-1965 1
- Baskin, Leonard, 1922-2000 1
- Ben-Adir, 1878-1942 1
- Bet ha-nekhot ha-leʼumi Betsalʼel 1
- Blit, Lucjan 1
- Blume, Peter, 1906-1992 1
- Communist Party of America 1
- Czernichow, Josef 1
- Davidson, Jo, 1883-1952 1
- Educational Alliance (New York, N.Y.). Art School 1 + ∧ less