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Letter from Lev Sheyne to Rubin Saltzman
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Title
Letter from Lev Sheyne to Rubin Saltzman
Work Type
manuscripts (document genre)
business letters
world wars
fund raising
handwriting
historical figures
correspondence
financial aid
repatriation
resettlement
emigration
Date
1948-05-10
Location
80 Fifth Avenue, New York, New York
Szkoła Zydowska im Pereca, Roosewelta 60-61, Szczecin, Zachodniopomorskie, Poland
Szczecin, Zachodniopomorskie, Poland
New York, New York, United States
Description
In Yiddish. Response to Saltzman's letter of April 12. Begins, "Writing to you is the director (female) of the Jewish (Yiddish) school in 'Shchetshin' [Szczecin, Stettin] שטשעטשין..." Reminds Saltzman they spoke about books for her school when he was in Poland. They have roughly 300 students in 8 divisions. The schooling is conducted entirely in Yiddish. The majority of the children have never seen a Yiddish book in their home. In addition to Yiddish readers and literature, requests science books in Yiddish.
Yiddish
The material from Poland shows post-war conditions and JPFO fund raising and relief efforts.
Repository
Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives, Martin P. Catherwood Library, Cornell University
International Workers Order (IWO) Records, 1915-2002 (KCL05276)
Accession Number
53
18
Related Item
19043929
ID Number
5276b53f18_23a
Source
International Workers Order (IWO) Records #5276. Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives, Cornell University Library.
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The Jewish People’s Fraternal Order was the largest ‘national’ section of the International Workers Order (IWO) which focused on cultural awareness and celebration, mutual support especially in health insurance coverage, and anti-fascist activities. The IWO also gave particular emphasis to supporting the rights and interests of African Americans. Documents include language and representations which comprise the historical record and should not be interpreted to mean that Cornell University or its staff endorse or approve of negative representations or stereotypes presented.
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