Gail Malmgreen is Processing Archivist at the Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives, Elmer
Holmes Bobst Library, New York University. The text for this exhibit was adapted from
an article published in the October 1991 issue of Labor's Heritage, a publication of the
George Meany Memorial Archives, Silver Spring, MD.
The author is grateful for the support and assistance of Dr. Debra E. Bernhardt, Head
of Archival Collections, Bobst Library, NYU; Michael S. Perry, former Executive Director
of the Jewish Labor Committee; and Erika Gottfried, Nonprint Curator of the Robert F.
Wagner Labor Archives. Additional thanks are due to Karl Dunkel, Ethel Lobman,
Moshe Kagan, Shavit Birenzvige, Michael Pitkis and Cara Brick at NYU; and to Philoine
Fried, Florence Cohen, and Arieh Lebowitz of the Jewish Labor Committee.
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Related Manuscript Collections
Papers of B.C. Vladeck, Tamiment Institute Library, NYU
Archives of the Jewish Labor Bund, YIVO Institute for Jewish Research, NYC
Records of the Detroit JLC, Walter Reuther Library, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI
Records of the Philadelphia JLC, Temple University Library, Philadelphia, PA
Records of the JLC of Canada, National Archives of Canada, Ottawa
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