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American Jewish Ephemera. A Bicentennial Exhibition from the Judaica Collection of the Harvard College Library

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Author

Charles Berlin.

Imprint

Cambridge, Mass., USA, 1977. 7 pp., 56 pp. (unnumbered), illustrations: 125 b&w, 22.8 × 15.3 cm. English.

Location

Harvard College Library (3 May–3 June 1976)

Description

Aspects of Jewish life in the United States during the past hundred years, reflected in a variety of materials (mostly pamphlets, leaflets, broadsides & posters). Exhibition arranged around 9 topics: Roots, Community, Antisemitism, Tradition (religious affairs), Wars, Restoration (support for the Jewish State), Adjustment, Fantasy (theater) and Neighborhood (community issues in Newark, NJ, 1898). Introductory lecture “Impressions of Jewish Daily Life in the Past One Hundred Years” by Oscar Handlin. Catalog of the exhibition. Basic and descriptive entries. 72 items.

main keywords

HISTORICAL DOCUMENTSUNITED STATES

minor keywords

Antisemitic images/objectsHolocaustPostersPrintsWorld War I Yiddish theaterZionism

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