Shimshon Erdberg
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Brief Description: Bulk of the papers consists of manuscripts, often incomplete, of Erdberg's articles and stories in clipped-out form. There are materials on the strike against the *Day* in 1941 as well as family documents and letters, including ones mailed from the Warsaw Ghetto. There are materials of the Service for Israel organization and of several societies for Soviet American friendship. (There is a photograph of the American-Soviet-Palestine Friendship Dinner, 1947.) There are materials of the American Committee of Jewish Writers, Artists and Scientists.                                                                 The letters, which often include copies of Erdberg's replies, include ones from American rabbis. These include: Israel Goldstein, Yehuda Henkin, Leo Jung, Joseph Lookstein, Aron Mordechai Kremer (of Shpola), Israel Zvi Piotrowski (of Lubin), Joseph Soloveichik and Ephraim Yolles.                                                                                                                 Non-rabbinic letters include those from: M.D. Alter, Jacob Adler (humorist), A. Almi, Shimon Bernstein, I.D. Berkowitz, I.M. Biderman, Shlomo Ben-Israel, Peter Bergson, Nokhem Chanin, Moishe Ceshinsky, S. Dingol, Mordechai Danzis, Daniel Charney, William Edlin, J.D. Eisenstein, Abraham Forsythe, B.Z. Goldberg, B.Z. Hofman (Tsivyon), Mordechai Granit, Aron Glanz, Menachem Glenn, Shmuel Feigin, L. Hendin, Isaac Fein, Samuel Izban, Shlomo Hillels, Reuben Iceland, Leon Kobrin, Chaim Lazdaiski, Boris Kletzkin Publishing, Max Maisel, Jacob Mestel, Lazarus Manfred, Kalman Marmor, Raphael Mahler, Sh. M. Melamed, Paul Novick, Sh. Niger, Daniel Perski, Chaim Pupko, Avram Reisen, Pincus Rudoy, A.A. Roback, Shloime Rosenberg, Melech Ravitch, Isaac Raboy, E. Sahasohn, David Sohn, Samuel Shulsinger, Israel Stolarski, Louis Segal, Wolf Snyder, M.Y. Sheliovsky, Reuben Saltzman, Saul Shally, Isser Tolush, Chaim Tchernovitz, Menachem Vaxter, Menashe Unger, Mordechai Yardeni, Zalman Yefroikin, Alexander Zeldin, and Chaim Zhitlowsky.
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YIVO Online Guide
Record Series Number: RG 1539 /RG 1539 
Created by: Erdberg, Shimshon (1891-1962)
Volume: 0.0
Acquired: 08/01/1998.
Subject Index
Ghettos, Holocaust
Holocaust and Aftermath
Labor Movements
Press, Jewish
United States
Genres/Forms of Material
Documents - Papers
Finding Aid Revisions: 1999/03/15 ; 1901/06/21
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