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Guide to the Jack Sydow papers
1933-2001 (bulk dates 1942-1945)

New-York Historical Society
170 Central Park West
New York, NY 10024
Phone: (212) 873-3400

© 2011 New-York Historical Society

Collection processed by Audrey Belanger

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on August 16, 2012
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Donated to the New-York Historical Society by J. Riley Caldwell-O'Keefe, PhD in 2012.

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Preferred Citation

This collection should be cited as: Jack Sydow papers, PR 289, Department of Prints, Photographs, and Architectural Collections, The New-York Historical Society.

Related Materials at the New-York Historical Society

For additional materials related to the entertainment of WWII troops, see the Radio Entertainers and Announcers Collection.

The N-YHS Library's collection of World War II related materials can be searched using the online catalog.


Ford, Corey and Alastair MacBain. “Flying Strip Tease.” Collier’s, November 18, 1944.

“Jack Sydow: Obituary.” Rockford River Star, June 28, 2010. Accessed July 23, 2012.

Berson, Misha. “Memorial Set for UW’s Jack Sydow.” The Seattle Times, June 16, 2010.