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Zvee Scooler

Title: Zvee Scooler
Inclusive Dates: 1931-1983
ID: RG 1262
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25'3.5"; 46 5"ltr;13 5"lgl;1 2.5"ltr;2 3"lgl
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The collection is arranged in 17 series: I) Corres. (folders 1-66); II) WEVD material (67-248); III)  Playscripts (249-275); IV) Rolescripts (276-285); V) Film Scripts (286-328); VI) Dramatizations (329-398); VII) Master of Ceremonies (399-407); VIII) Summer Camp Activities (408-422); IX) Source Material (423-535); X) Promotional Material (536-561); XI) Theater Programs (562-583); XII) Clippings (584-593); XIII) Personalia (594-604); XIV) Financial documents (605-616); XV) Photographs (617-630); XVI) Misc. (631-638); XVII) Sheet Music (639-649)
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Yiddish actor and radio personality.  Began his acting career in 1916.  From 1921 to 1946 was a member of the Maurice Schwartz Yiddish Art Theater in New York.  Appeared in many English-language plays on Broadway and in films, where he played mostly Jewish characters.  From 1934 until his death was the radio host on the weekly program "The Forward Hour", broadcast on WEVD, New York.  Was affiliated with the Labor Zionist Alliance and directed activities in its summer camp. Born in Kamenets-Podolski, Russia. Settled in the U.S. in 1912.
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Inventory: English, 52 pp., typed;        Recordings of radio programs were removed to Record Group 130 and cataloged in the Catalog of Radio Recordings.
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