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Guide to the Baruch Charney Vladeck Papers and Photographs TAM.037

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Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archive

Collection processed by Tamiment Library staff, 1964; cataloged by Maxine Trust in 1985; the second donation was processed by Daniel Bender, 1996.

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on April 29, 2015
Description is in English. using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

 Description for Series I and II written by unattributed Tamiment staff member, 1964; description for Series III written by Daniel Bender, 1996; online guide created by Tamiment staff, 2009; Series IV note adapted from nonprint collection description by Erika Gottfried; edited by David Olson for compliance with DACS and Tamiment Required Elements for Archival Description and to reflect the incorporation of nonprint materials and addition of unprocessed materials, 2013; Series V added by Heather Mulliner to include materials found in repository; Edited by Maggie Schreiner to reflect updated administrative information 2014

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Vladeck, B. (Baruch), 1886-1938.
Title: Baruch Charney Vladeck Papers and Photographs
Dates [inclusive]: 1906-1958
Dates [bulk]: Bulk, 1920-1938
Abstract: Baruch Charney Vladeck (1886-1938) was born in Russia and emerged as one of the leading figures of the U.S. Jewish socialist movement of the twentieth century. He was general manager of The Jewish Daily Forward from 1918 to 1938 and was elected to the New York City Board of Alderman and the City Council. The papers contain correspondence, the manuscript of a partial autobiography, addresses, debates, biographical material, reports, memos, press releases, personal and family papers, photographs, and printed material. Included is material relating to public housing, Jewish charitable and labor organizations such as ORT and the Jewish Labor Committee, the status of Jews in Nazi Germany, political campaigns, Socialist Party affairs and other political matters. Correspondents include Freidrich Adler, Sholem Asch, Victor and Meta Berger, Daniel Hoan, Louise Kautsky, Harry Laidler, Algernon Lee, Ramsey McDonald and Lillian Wald.
Quantity: 14.0 linear feet in 8 records cartons, 10 manuscript boxes, 2 oversize flat boxes, and 4 oversize folders.
Location note: Materials are stored offsite and advance notice is required for use. Please contact at least two business days prior to research visit.
Language of Materials note: Materials are primarily in English and Yiddish.
Call Phrase: TAM.037