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Two-Page Telegram from Jewish Antifascist Committee
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Title
Two-Page Telegram from Jewish Antifascist Committee
Work Type
telegrams
fund raising
tanks (military vehicles)
world wars
political ideologies and attitudes
historical figures
political campaigns
poets
directors (performing arts)
heroes
Judaism
Date
1942-12-24
Location
80 Fifth Avenue, New York, New York
Kuibyshev, USSR
New York, New York, United States
Samara, Rossiya, Russia
Description
Appeal to Jewish honor during battle of Stalingrad and much more. "Jewish AntiFascist Committee USSR calls upon Jews... to widen their activities aid heroic Red Army everywise way para brothers and sisters exclamation otherwise safeguard life honor and freedom our people orderwise safeguard age old culture namewise our great past and bright future none..." Mikhoels invokes effort of Battle of Stalingrad, sacrifices of Red Army and of Russian people, heroism of Soviet Jewry and Maccabees, to enjoin in the strongest of terms Jews outside of the Soviet Union to contribute to the Soviet war effort for the sake of their honor, history and future. Idiosyncratic grammar and spelling.
English
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
29
5
ID Number
5276b29f05_09
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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