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Mordkhe Schaechter

Title: Mordkhe Schaechter
Inclusive Dates: 1940s-1970s
ID: RG 682
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23'; 53 5"lgl; 1 2.5"ltr; 2 2.5"lgl; 1 3"ovr
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Yiddish linguist, writer, lecturer, editor, lexicographer. Obtained a doctoral degree at the University of Vienna. Active in the Territorialist Movement and the Freeland League.  Chairman of the League of Yiddish. YIVO Associate. Editor of *Oyfn shvel*, *Yidishe shprakh*  and of the *Groyser verterbukh fun der yidisher shprakh* (Great Dictionary of the Yiddish Language). Contributed to *Di goldene keyt*, *Davka*, *Zukunft*, *Yivo bleter*, *Yugntruf*, *Almanakh*, *Yidish*, *Yidisher folklor*, *Yidish lebn*. Born in Czernowitz, Rumania.  Immigrated to the U.S. in 1951 and settled in New York.
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