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Jewish labor unions

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

David Trotsky (1904-1945) Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RG 235
Abstract This collection contains materials collected by David Trotsky relating to the Jewish community of Belgium in the inter-war period. Materials include printed documents, posters, reports, meeting minutes, and newspaper clippings, mainly pertaining to the Jews of Brussels and Antwerp.
Dates: 1907-1940; Majority of material found within 1920-1938

Papers of Isaac A. Hourwich

 Collection
Identifier: RG 587
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1882-1924

Records of the Hebrew Actors’ Union

 Collection
Identifier: RG 1843
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1874-1986; Majority of material found within 1920-1970

Records of the Yidisher lerer fareyn (Yiddish Teachers' Union), Vilna

 Collection
Identifier: RG 50
Abstract The Yidisher lerer fareyn (Yiddish Teachers' Union) in Vilna was a professional association of secular Yiddish teachers, which supported the ideology of the TSYSHO school system. The union engaged in a wide range of activities in order to promote the interests of its member teachers. Its membership, although composed primarily of Yiddish teachers expanded gradually to include teachers from religious and Hebrew schools. Founded in 1915, the union lasted until c. 1940. The records of the Yiddish Teachers' Union reflect its activities from 1916-1940.
Dates: 1898, 1910-1940; Majority of material found within 1916-1940

Records of the Yidisher Teater Gezelshaft in Detroit

 Collection
Identifier: RG 1369
Abstract This collection contains the records of the Yidisher Teater Gezelshaft in Detroit, a theater guild which aimed to put on Yiddish plays of the highest artistic caliber for the Jewish community of Detroit. It contains correspondence, meeting minutes, financial reports, programs, mailings, and membership materials.
Dates: 1935-1943; Majority of material found within 1942-1943

Territorial (Vilna Archives) Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RG 33
Abstract This collection consists of materials relating to Jewish life in countries around the world from 1778-1957. Topics include cultural and educational organizations, political parties and elections, charitable institutions, labor, and religious life.
Dates: undated, 1778-1957; Majority of material found within 1809-1942

Vilna Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RG 29, Series 2
Abstract This collection consists of correspondence, reports, minutes of meetings, financial records, statistical surveys, election materials, announcements, flyers, and other materials related to Jewish life in Vilna during the inter-war period. Documents of earlier years are also included.
Dates: 1872, 1884, 1900-1940; Majority of material found within 1917-1940