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Briv funem Arkhiv: Di Korbones fun "Vaysn Sam"
This 1939 article and photograph in a Warsaw Yiddish weekly — depicting “a typical female cocaine addict [kokainistke] with a crazed expression in the eyes,” according to the caption — point to the spread of recreational drug use within the Jewish community and its emergence as a subject of interest in the Yiddish press.
Jan 10, 2020
Briv funem Arkhiv: Letter from Itzik Manger to Sholem Asch
Briv funem Arkhiv: Letter from Sylvia Schneiderman to Itche Goldberg
Briv funem Arkhiv: Vella Grade, Fruit and Vegetable Seller
Briv funem Arkhiv: A Book Receipt Issued to Martin Buber, 1915
Sam Berrin Shonkoff
Briv funem Arkhiv: A Masquerade Ball in Warsaw, 1925