Prolet Shul [Proletarian School], May 1932, Shul Journal
- Title (English):
- Prolet Shul [Proletarian School], May 1932, Shul Journal
- Title (Yiddish Romanized):
- Prolet Shul
- Title (Yiddish):
- International Workers’ Order (IWO) and Jewish People's Fraternal Order (JPFO)
- Black Jewish Relations
- Jewish Worker Children's Schools
- אידישער ארבּעטער קינדער שול בּיים אינטערנאציאנאלן ארבּעטער ארדן
- International Workers Order
- Washington, District of Columbia, United States
- ID Number:
- File Name:
- Address (creator):
- 1337 7th Street NW, Washington, D.C.
- Work Type:
- magazines (periodicals)
drawings (visual works)
political ideologies and attitudes
- Pedagogy- Ordn Schools (Shule), other Education
Culture Front- Publishing, Music, Drama
Black Jewish Relations- Civil Rights, Scottsboro, African Americans
Soviet Union- Birobidzhan Political
- These formerly umpartayish Washington D.C. schools are now officially affiliated with the I.W.O. Translated Summary: Page 1 credits teacher Leib Shapiro, but the magazine is a collaboration of children across two schools in Washington, D.C. Subjects of the children's essays include: Lenin, May Day, impending war, the poverty of black Americans, the Soviet Union, Kentucky miners, the Scottsboro Boys, etc. Concert program is on the last page. The roster of "greetings" starting on page 10 includes: The I.W.O., the Women's Union, The Jewish Bureau of the Communist Party, Young Communist League, Young Pioneers, Camp Nitgedayget, IKOR (ICOR), International Labor Defense, and local businesses. Additional address: 639 Lamont Street, NW. Red cover graphic prominently features a hammer and sickle.
- 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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