Samuel Regensberg
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Brief Description: The collection relates to Samuel Regensberg's career as a journalist for several newspapers, including the Yidishe velt (Philadelphia), Forverts (Chicago and N.Y.), Naye velt, Veker, Fraynd, and the Freie Arbeiter Stimme. The collection is mainly comprised of correspondence, printed materials (newspaper clippings, announcements, flyers, notes, typescripts), photographs, and memorabilia (press passes, membership cards, awards and certificates). The collection consists of correspondence with over 200 prominent figures and laypersons. Correspondents include A. Almi, Charles Angoff, Robert Briscoe, Lord Mayor of Dublin, Emanuel Celler, Edna Ferber, Rev. Father Edward J. Flanagan, Felix Frankfurter, Sam Levenson, Meyer Levin, Hillel Rogoff, Eleanor Roosevelt, Billy Rose, Leo Rosten, Maurice Samuel, Irving Stone, Sophie Tucker, Max Weinreich, 1926-1974. Correspondence with organizations and institutions, including the American Jewish Archives, American ORT Federation, B'nai Brith, Boys Town, N.E., Columbia Univ., the Federation of Jewish Charities of Philadelphia, the Jewish Agency for Palestine, the Jewish Guild for the Blind, the Jewish Labor Committee, Harvard Univ., HIAS, New York Univ., the Socialist Party, Manhattan, Temple Univ., Univ. of Michigan, Univ. of Pennsylvania, the World Federation of Polish Jews, Yale Univ., Yeshiva Univ., the Zionist Organization of America. Original and copied photographs of social functions, a film production, staff members of the Forverts, Rev. Father Edward J. Flanagan.
Held at:
YIVO Online Guide
Record Series Number: RG 1939/RG 1939
Created by: Regensberg, Samuel (1895-1973)
Volume: 0.0
Acquired: 12/03/2012.
Subject Index
American Labor Party
Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926
Ethel and Julius Rosenberg
Film and Cinema
Forverts (Chicago, IL)
Forverts (New York, N.Y.)
Jewish journalists
Labor movement
Political figures
Political parties
Politics and Political Parties
Press, Jewish
Sacco and Vanzetti
Socialist Party (U.S.)
United States
Yiddish newspapers
Genres/Forms of Material
Documents - Certificates
Documents - Correspondence
Documents - Notes
Documents - Typescripts
Ephemera - Memorabilia
Leaflets - Flyers
Languages of Materials
Acquisition Notes: Shari Basom; Mara Halpern; Acc. 20/12
Finding Aid Revisions: 2012/12/05 ; RCS
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