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Mendel Osherowitch

Title: Mendel Osherowitch
Inclusive Dates: 1920s-1967
ID: RG 725
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16'2"; 37 5"lgl; 2 3"ovr; 1 2.5"lgl
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The collection is arranged in the following series: I) General Corres. (301 folders); II) Ab. Cahan Corres.  (72) (Note: were moved to Ab. Cahan file, RG 1139); III) Manuscripts (83); IV) Misc. Documents (19); V) Yidn in Ukraine (56); VI) Press-Clippings (366); VII) Photos (45); VIII) Obituaries & Sympathy Letters (27); Additional Material (unarranged): Family Letters, Photos (boxes 32-39)
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Yiddish journalist, novelist, historian.  From 1914 he was a staff member of the *Jewish Daily Forward* and was on its editorial board for many years. Contributed to periodicals including *Yidisher kemfer*, *Zukunft*, *Freie Arbeiter Stimme*.  Editor, *Yidn in ukraine*. President, I.L. Peretz Yiddish Writers' Union, New York.  Organizer, Federation of Ukrainian Jews. Born in Trostyanets, Ukraine.  Immigrated to the U.S. in 1909 after a short stay in Palestine.
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Inventory: English, 39 pp., typed
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