Nochem Weisman to Kurtz Regarding Poem "The Wind Whistles," December 1941
- Nochem Weisman to Kurtz Regarding Poem "The Wind Whistles," December 1941
- Title (Yiddish):
- (ס׳פייפט דער ווינט (ליד
- Romanized Title (Yiddish):
- S'fayft der vint
- International Workers’ Order (IWO) and Jewish People's Fraternal Order (JPFO)
- Culture Front
- Weisman, Nochem, 1894-1944
- Creator (Yiddish):
- ווייסמאן, נחום
- Brooklyn, New York, New York, United States
New York, New York, United States
- 80 Fifth Avenue, New York, New York
- Address (Creator):
- 2170 Atlantic Avenue, Brooklyn, New York
- Jewish-American Section, I.W.O.
- The Wind Whistles
- Work Type:
- manuscripts (document genre)
- Original Literary Work
Nazism and Fascism
World War II Homefront
Culture Front- Publishing
IWO JPFO Journals and Publications
- In Yiddish. A nine-stanza poem by Nochem Weisman (Nachum Vaysman) for publication in the Tribune. "The winter wind whistles in the fields; Making a swirling hora [dance] of snow; Somewhere, the dead are dancing Somewhere there sounds a cry of woe." A poem by this title is published in Nochem Weisman's posthumous 1950 book, Gekibene Lider (Collected Poems) (138). There the date and location are given. The letter accompanying this poem is dated January 14, 1942.
- 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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