Forṿerṭs (New York, N.Y.)
Found in 20 Collections and/or Records:
The records of the People's Relief Committee for Jewish War Sufferers consist of correspondence with Jewish communities and relief organizations in Europe, Palestine, Cuba, South America, the United States, and Canada; as well as scrapbooks containing U.S. and Canadian Yiddish and English newspaper clippings and printed promotional literature pertaining to the fundraising activities of the People's Relief Committee in North America and abroad.
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.
Correspondence with individuals including: A. Almi, Shalom Asch, Nahum Baruch Minkoff, Abraham Cahan, Daniel Charney, Aaron Glanz-Leieles, Jacob Glatstein, Ephim Jeshurin, Zavel Kwartin, Herman (Chaim) Lieberman, Leibush Lehrer, Mani Leib, Kalman Marmor, Kadia Molodowsky, Moshe Nadir, Chaim Pett, Melech Ravitch, Yosele Rosenblatt, Sholom Secunda, Shea Tenenbaum, Baruch Vladeck, Berish Weinstein, M. Winograd, Zalmen Zylbercweig. Correspondence with organizations. Clippings of articles about Adler, including reviews of his memoirs and of the play Yente telebende. Clippings of articles by Adler including stories, jokes, poems. Manuscripts by Adler: plays, humorous sketches, skits, poems, articles, jokes, stories. Photographs of Adler, family and friends.
The collection contains records of the "Bintl briv" department and consists of letters asking for personal advice.
Correspondence with literary figures, organizations, including Yiddish school organizations, cultural groups and mutual aid societies. Includes letters from Baruch Vladeck to Arkin. Family correspondence, 1905-1941, from Lunna, Grodno, Kiev, Konotop, Bialystok, Warsaw.
Correspondence with individuals, circa 1908-circa 1962. Materials about individuals involved in the Russian revolutionary movement. Materials about Russian emigres, the Menshevik party Narodnaya Gazeta, Socialist Party (U.S.), Jewish Socialist Verband, Jewish Daily Forward, Zukunft, the Rand School. Personal materials.
Correspondence with Yiddish writers and theater personalities including A. Almi, Salo Baron, Yitzhak Dov Berkowitz, Menahem Boraisha, Reuben Brainin, Daniel Charney, Mendl Elkin, Peretz Hirschbein, Yudel Mark, David Pinsky, Melech Ravitch, Zalman Reisen, Maurice Schwartz, Abraham Sutzkever, Zalmen Zylbercweig. Correspondence with organizations including Congress for Jewish Culture, American Jewish Historical Society, Jewish National Workers Alliance, Jewish Daily Forward. Programs and playbills of theatrical performances. Manuscripts of radio scripts, translations of works by Shakespeare. Clippings of articles by and about Schweid, including reviews and obituaries. Material for an anthology of German-Jewish authors.
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.
This collection contains correspondence between Abraham Cahan and many important literary and political figures, as well as Yiddish manuscripts sent to Cahan for consideration in the Forward and notes and drafts of Cahan’s own writings. There are also several articles written about Cahan, before and after his death. These materials serve to illustrate both Cahan’s importance in the literary and publishing fields as well as his involvement in the American socialist and labor movements.
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.
The collection consists of correspondence, typescripts and printed materials. Miscellaneous correspondence with individuals including readers of the Forward. Photographs of Rogoff. Clippings of Rogoff's articles. Bibliography of Rogoff's works.
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 personal and professional papers of Shmuel Niger, including correspondence with many important literary figures, as well as manuscripts by Niger, writings about Niger written by others, Niger’s speeches and lectures, selections from his published writings, and biographical materials. These materials serve to illustrate Niger’s great importance to Yiddish literary criticism and Jewish historical writing as well as his role as a writer on contemporary themes, a teacher and lecturer, editor and communal leader.
This collection contains correspondence dealing with requests for aid from relatives of Americans in Russia and German occupied Europe obtained through the Jewish Colonization Association office in Petrograd and the Hilfsverein der Deutschen Juden. Those aiding in the search for relatives in America include the New England Branch of the A.J.R.C., the Philadelphia Branch of the A.J.R.C. (Cyrus Adler), the Buffalo Relief Committee, the Chicago Jewish courier, Chicago Jewish Relief Committee, Cincinnati United Jewish Charities, Hartford Central Jewish War Relief Committee, and the New York Jewish daily forward. Also contains appeal leaflets, the program of a benefit held in Carnegie Hall, addresses by Jacob Billikopf, Herbert H. Lehman, Solomon Schechter, and Felix Warburg and circulars from the Reichsverband Ostmarkenhilfe.
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.
Constitution, minutes of meetings, periodic reports, financial statements. Clippings from the Yiddish press relating to the colony. Memoirs of Bezalel Pargman and M. Stein, former members of the colony. Mimeographed newsletter*Sunrise News*, 1934, 1935.
The collection consists for the most part of records of the national administrative offices of the Workmen's Circle but also includes some internal records of local branches. Workmen's Circle constitutions and early documents, 1893-1911. Minutes of the National Executive Committee, NEC circulars, publicity materials. Minutes of the National Organization Committee and the National Administration Committee. Files of Executive Secretaries Joseph Baskin and Nathan Chanin and of Benjamin Gebiner, Assistant Executive Secretary. Correspondence and other materials of the Cemetery Department, Education Department, Workmen's Circle School Committee, Sanatorium Department, Benefit Committee, Grievance Committee. Membership records. Materials relating to Workmen's Circle annual conventions. Financial records. Records of Workmen's Circle Schools in New York, New Jersey, California, Illinois, Ohio, Massachusetts, Michigan, Washington D.C., Texas, Pennsylvania. Minutes, school programs, some class records, lists of students. Correspondence of the Folksbiene Theater. Materials on Workmen's Circle Home for the Eastern Zone. Some fragmentary materials on camps. Samples of Workmen's Circle publications. Internal records of local W.C. branches throughout the U.S., including minutes, financial records, correspondence.
Correspondence with friends and relatives, 1920s. Playbills. Clippings and posters about the Leksicon. Clippings of Zylbercweig's articles in the Jewish Daily Forward. Minutes of meetings of the Hebrew Bill Posters and Ushers Union, 1926-1931.