Epstein, Melech

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Melech Epstein (1889-1979), author and journalist, was born in Byelorussia and moved to the United States in 1913. He was a member of the Communist party until 1939 and edited the Yiddish Communist daily, DIE FREIHEIT.

From the description of Melech Epstein papers, 1964-1978. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 173863314

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referencedIn ILGWU. Local 155 records, 1933-1995 Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives, Cornell University Library
creatorOf Epstein, Melech. Melech Epstein papers, 1964-1978. Emory University Library, Special Collect Department
referencedIn International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union. Local 155 (New York, N.Y.). ILGWU. Local 155 recordss, 1933-1995. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Oral History of the American Left. Radical Histories. Oral histories, 1970-1980. Churchill County Museum
referencedIn Oral History of the American Left: Radical Histories, 1920-1980 Tamiment Library / Wagner Archives
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Birth 1889

Death 1979


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