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Yiddish language

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

Box 1, 1907-2007

 File — Box B250.01.0001: Series B250.01; Series B250.02 [U186020738039]
Identifier: B250.02.0001
Overview The first Hebrew-Yiddish Dictionary in the United States was compiled by Dr. C. C. Spivak and Sol. Bloomgarden (Yehoash) in 1911.

Letter from B. Lorenz to C.D. Spivak, 1909 December 26

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Identifier: B002.01.0102.0085.00004
Overview Handwritten letter from B. Lorenz to C.D. Spivak clarifying the mistake about his application as a patient to the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society. Lorenz mentions that he is not a doctor, but can speak German and Yiddish fluently, therefore, might be of some service to Spivak. The letter is signed "Ben Lawrence" with the initials of his current residence at the Modern Woodmen of America Sanatorium in Colorado Springs.

Letter from C.D. Spivak to B. Lorenz, 1909 December 23

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Identifier: B002.01.0102.0085.00003
Overview Typed letter from C.D. Spivak to B. Lorenz replying to Lorenz's inquiry about applying to the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society as a patient. Spivak misinterpreted the letter and addressed Lorenz as"Doctor" and gave him details about employment at JCRS including a wage listed as $25.00 a month including board, lodging and laundry. Spivak also asked Lorenz if he spoke German or Yiddish. He mentions that the Medical Advisory Board will meet after New Year's, therefore, Spivak expected a fast...

Oral History Interview with Amalia Banker, 1978 August 25

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Identifier: B098.04.0007.00001
Overview Topics include: Early life and memories, emigration from Jerusalem, emigration to Denver.

Oral History Interview with Dora Perlmutter, 1979 July 29

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Identifier: B098.04.0008.00011
Overview Topics include: Born in Russia, father a cattle dealer; married in Russia to Pinchus Perlmutter who was a plasterer/contractor; first children were a set of triplets, one died, now has 5 children; father came to America and brought back money, was killed in WWI; when immigrating the boat ran into a storm and sank, she and her children were saved on a lifeboat but many died; learning the daven; talks about life in Russia and life in Denver.

Oral History Interview with Rose Orland, between 1978-1979

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Identifier: B098.04.0008.00021
Overview Interview starts in the middle of a conversation. Rose tells stories of life in Denver.

U.S. Constitution in English and Yiddish, 1913

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Identifier: B002.05.0257.00003
Overview This is a small book, which contains the U.S. Constitution, the Declaration of Independence, "with suppliment "How to Become a Citizen" According to the New Law". All of these texts are in both Yiddish and English, translated side by side. The book was published by the Hebrew Publishing Company in New York, New York in 1913, and translated by Alexander Harkavy.

Yiddish letter, 1908 September 8

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Identifier: B002.01.0100.004.00010
Overview Handwritten Yiddish letter in ink three pages in length. The top of the letter reads "Hartford Ct. Sep. 8, 1908" in English, the rest is fully in Yiddish. Top left corner there is a seal that reads "Workingmen's Circle, Branch No. 15, Hartford, Conn., Organized Sept. 1, 1901". There is a second, smaller seal, that is illegable.

Yiddish letter from L. Becker to C.D. Spivak, 1908 December 5

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Identifier: B002.01.0100.0043.00003
Overview Handwritten letter in ink in Yiddish and interpreted by archivist. Printed letterhead states "Arbeiter Ring, Branch 81, of Philadelphia, L. Becker, Sec'y, 503 Tasker Street, Philadelphia 5 December 1908". Middle section of letter is in Yiddish and written in ink. The letter is signed by "L Becker, 733 Jackson ". Bottom right corner, in pencil added later, states "Mr L. Look up ask t."

Yiddish letter from L. Becker to C.D. Spivak, 1908 November 22

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Identifier: B002.01.0100.0043.00005
Overview Handwritten Yiddish letter in ink from L. Becker in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to C.D. Spivak in Denver, Colorado. Printed letterhead in English states "Arbeiter Ring, Branch 81, of Philadelphia, L. Becker, Sec'y, 503 Tasker Street, Philadelphia 22 November 1908". There are three seperate pencil markings, top right corner [illegable], top left corner [illegable], and at the bottom. The bottom markings read "Dr. Gelien was physician on the date of his death" and "C. #606".