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Birobidzhan (Russia)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Bessarabier Podolier Benevolent Society Records

Identifier: RG 1024
Scope and Contents

Records of the Bessarabier Podolier B.S., Inc. Minutes, 1958-1960. Financial papers. Anniversary journals. Photographs. Materials of the East Bronx Cultural Society (photocopies): certificate of incorporation, 1955; constitution; minutes. Materials of the Baltic Podolier Br. 277 IWO: speeches, meeting announcements; anniversary journal; photographs. Materials of the Podolier Br. 277 IWO, including "wall newspapers" 1932-1940s. Materials of the Bessarabier Br. 302 IWO, including: minutes, 1943-1947; personal papers of the donor; miscellaneous; photograph.

Dates: 1933 - 1974

ICOR collection

Identifier: I-366

This collection contains general correspondence concerning aid to Russia, a 1927 Association Almanac, and a souvenir program from the 8th Annual Bazaar in California (1933, Hebrew). Also included in the collection is the following publication: Yearbook (Hebrew, 1932-1933, 1936).

Dates: 1926-1944

Papers of Abraham Jenofsky

Identifier: RG 734
Scope and Contents

The papers consist of correspondence, personal documents, reports, manuscripts, photographs and clippings relating to Jenofsky's literary career and to his organizational activities. Minutes of the Ambidjan conferences, March, October, 1949. Materials on the National Committee of ICOR. Manuscripts, articles, essays on Birobidzhan. Letters from Chaim Zhitlowsky and Maurice Schwartz. Manuscript by Marc Chagall.

Dates: 1931 - 1976

Papers of Paul (Pesakh) Novick (1891-1989)

Identifier: RG 1247

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.

Dates: 1897-1991, 2006; Majority of material found within 1940-1988

The May Cohn Russia and Soviet Union Collection (Vilna Archives)

Identifier: RG 30

The May Cohn Russia and Soviet Union Collection (Vilna Archives) includes materials dealing with a wide range of topics mostly pertaining to Jewish life in the Russian Empire and the Soviet Union and to a smaller extent to everyday life of ordinary Russian citizens. The collection consists of official government documents such as reports, decrees and regulations, circular letters, lists, vital records, Census records, residency and emigration permits. Also included here are manuscripts, correspondence, printed materials, petitions, announcements, posters, questionnaires, and minutes of meetings. Materials collected here shed light on the way Jewish religious and civil life was administered in the Russian Empire and the Soviet Union.

Dates: 1837-1940