Baruch Charney Vladeck Papers Bulk, 1920-1938 1906-1958


Baruch Charney Vladeck Papers Bulk, 1920-1938 1906-1958

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 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. The Jewish Daily Forward

13.25 linear feet; in 8 records cartons, 10 manuscript boxes, 1 oversize flat box, and 4 oversize folders.

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