From the Archive

In this new column, JWA has partnered with other organizations to offer readers a glimpse behind the archival curtain. Check back for regular essays highlighting artifacts, documents, and interviews from the archives.
Two Judahite Figurines from the Eighth Century BCE

From the Archive: Judahite Pillar Figurines

Dory Fox
Alison L. Joseph

The Posen Library shares two eighth century Judahite pillar figurines from their archive.

Topics: Jewish History
Page from "Mir Forn" by Beyle Schaechter-Gottesman

From the Archive: A Page from Beyle Schaechter-Gottesman’s Book "Mir Forn"

Carole Renard

The Yiddish Book Center shares a page from Beyle Schaechter-Gottesman's children's book Mir Forn ("We're Off") from their archive.

Noami Leaf Halpern performing with a basket on her head

From the Archive: Photograph of Dancer Noami Leaf Halpern

Carole Renard

The Yiddish Book Center shares a photo of dancer Noami Leaf Halpern from their archive.

Topics: Dance
Title page of the Register of a Jewish Midwife by Roza, 1700s

From the Archive: Register of a Jewish Midwife

Deborah Dash Moore
Dory Fox

The Posen Library shares an eighteenth century midwife's register of births from their archive.

Women’s Auxiliary Air Force Recruitment Poster, 1943

From the Archive: WWII Women’s Auxiliary Air Force Recruitment Poster

Deborah Dash Moore
Dory Fox

The Posen Library shares a WAAF poster from 1943 from their archive.

Topics: World War II

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