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Price Library of Judaica Anniversary Periodicals Collection

 Collection
Identifier: JUD Coll. 0001
Abstract This unique collection contains periodicals representing over 300 titles from almost thirty countries, offering a glimpse into the Jewish press worldwide throughout the twentieth century. It illustrates a multitude of Jewish political, cultural, and economic voices and the religious, literary, and mundane interests of Jewish readers in various countries. The collection is not representative of the period's Jewish news publications; nevertheless, it introduces readers to the main trends of...
Dates: 1896-2009

Price Library of Judaica Calendar Collection

 Collection
Identifier: JUD Coll. 0002
Abstract

The items included sample the rich variety in genre and form of the Hebrew calendar and demonstrate the role of time keeping in Jewish cultures throughout the ages.

Dates: 1946-2017; Majority of material found within 1950-1973

Stirt Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0352
Abstract Irving Stirt (1921-2010) grew up in Kaunas (Kovno), Lithuania and immigrated to the United States in 1940. He lived in New York, Chicago, Milwaukee, and Marinette (WI), during which time he completed high school, enlisted in the U.S. army, and married. Stirt's family, who remained in Kaunas, are presumed to have been killed by the Nazis in 1941. This small archive includes a diary, letters, documents, and photographs that evidence Stirt's departure from Lithuania at the age of 19, the death...
Dates: 1923-2010; Majority of material found within 1938-1941