Rubin Saltzman to Ilya Ehrenberg about Attending Anniversary Event in NYC, May 1946 (correspondence)
- Rubin Saltzman to Ilya Ehrenberg about Attending Anniversary Event in NYC, May 1946 (correspondence)
- International Workers’ Order (IWO) and Jewish People's Fraternal Order (JPFO)
- Culture Front
Jewish Anti-Fascist Committee
Postwar Reconstruction and Relief
- Zaltsman, R. (Reʾuven) (Rubin Saltzman, Reuben Zaltzman)
- New York, New York, United States
- Address (Creator):
- 80 Fifth Avenue, New York, New York
- Ehrenberg, Ilya
- Jewish Peoples Fraternal Order of the I.W.O. (U.S.)
- Work Type:
- political ideologies and attitudes
political ideologies and attitudes
- Jewish Left
Jewish Unity- Wartime, Postwar
Postwar Jewish Culture- U.S., Abroad
Postwar Order and Social Contract
World War II Holocaust- Soviet Union
Jewish Anti-Fascist Committee of the USSR (JAFC)
Culture Front- Publishing, Literature, Black Book
Nazism and Fascism
- Translated Summary: Offers to fly Soviet journalist, writer, and antifascist Ilya Ehrenberg to New York City and return him back to his tour elsewhere. The offer to attend the 30th anniversary event marking Sholem Aleichem's death that the JPFO is putting on at the Hunter College Auditorium on May 18th, 1946.
- Ilya Ehrenberg was a Soviet writer, member of JAFC, and editor of the stymied Soviet edition of the Black Book.
- The Jewish People’s Fraternal Order was the largest ‘national’ section of the International Workers Order (IWO) which focused on cultural awareness and celebration, mutual support especially in health insurance coverage, and anti-fascist activities. The IWO also gave particular emphasis to supporting the rights and interests of African Americans. Documents include language and representations which comprise the historical record and should not be interpreted to mean that Cornell University or its staff endorse or approve of negative representations or stereotypes presented.
- Cite As:
- International Workers Order (IWO) Records #5276. Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives, Cornell University Library.
- Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives, Martin P. Catherwood Library, Cornell University
- Archival Collection:
- International Workers Order (IWO) Records, 1915-2002 (KCL05276)
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