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Jacob Pat

Title: Jacob Pat
Inclusive Dates: 1910s-1966
ID: RG 541 
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9'4.5"; 22 5"lgl; 1 2.5"lgl
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Jewish labor leader, teacher, Yiddish writer.  Active in the Bund party and in the TSYSHO Yiddish secular school system in Poland before World War II.  Leading member of the Jewish Labor Committee, Congress for Jewish Culture, the Workmen's Circle Schools.  Wrote and edited works for the Workmen's Circle Schools.  Contributed novels, stories, articles, dramas, children's plays, literary criticism to periodicals such as *Hazefira* (Warsaw), *Haynt* (Warsaw), *Shul vegn* (Warsaw), *Literarishe bleter*, *Vilner tog*, *Grininke beimelekh*, *Morgn frayhayt* (N.Y.), *Jewish Daily Forward* (N.Y.), *Zukunft* (N.Y.), *Di goldene keyt* (Israel). Born in Bialystok, Poland.  Came to the U.S. on a visit in 1938 and remained there due to the outbreak of World War II.
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