Preface / Ruth R. Wisse
Introduction / Goldie Sigal
The Collection
Historical Background
Joe Fishtein and his Milieu
The Yiddish Language
Soviet Orthography
The Flowering of Yiddish Literature
The Catalogue
The Indices
Archival Items in the Collection
Technical Aspects
Table of Name Equivalents

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[AACR2, 1988] Anglo-American Cataloguing Rules, 2nd edition, 1988 revision. Edited by Michael Gorman and Paul W. Winkler, Chicago: American Library Association, 1988.

American Yiddish Poetry: A Bilingual Anthology. Ed. Benjamin and Barbara Harshav. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1986.

Baker, Zachary M. "American Yiddish Books, 1994 1995." Jewish Book Annual vol. 53 (1995/96), p. 287-296. [Annual bibliography]

Dawidowicz, Lucy. The Golden Tradition: Jewish Life and Thought in Eastern Europe. Boston: Beacon Press, 1968.

Denman, Hugh. "Additions to Iosif Vaisman's 'Yiddish Bibliography, 1996-' (in TMR 01.003)" The Mendele Review: Yiddish Language and Literature (A Companion to "Mendele") [listserv] vol. 01.009 (12 June 1997).

Goldsmith, Emanuel S. Architects of Yiddishism at the Beginning of the Twentieth Century: A Study in Jewish Cultural History. Rutherford: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press; London: Associated University Presses, c1976.

Howe, Irving. World of Our Fathers. New York: London: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, c1976.

Kanader Yidisher zamlbukh = Canadian Jewish Anthology = Anthologie juive du Canada. Ed. Chaim Spilberg, Yaacov Zipper. Montreal: National Commitee on Yiddish, Canadian Jewish Congress, 1982.

Liptzin, Sol. A History of Yiddish Literature. New York: Jonathan David, 1972.

Maher, Paul. Hebraica Cataloging: A Guide to ALA/LC Romanization and Descriptive Cataloging. Washington, DC: Cataloging Distribution Service, Library of Congress, 1987.

Mokotoff, Gary, and Sallyann Amdur Sack. Where Once We Walked: A Guide to the Jewish Communities Destroyed in the Holocaust. Teaneck, NJ: Avotaynu, 1991-

Never Say Die! A Thousand Years of Yiddish in Jewish Life and Letters. Ed. Joshua A. Fishman. New York; The Hague; Paris: Mouton Publishers, c1981.

The Pakn-treger. Amherst, Mass.: National Yiddish Book Center, no. 25 (Summer 1997).

Di Pen: hoydeshlekher zhurnal far literatur. Oxford: Three Sisters Press, 1994­-

The Penguin Book of Modern Yiddish Verse. Ed. Irvin Howe, Ruth R. Wisse, Khone Shmeruk. New York: Viking Press, 1987.

Sandel, Yoysef. Umgekumene Yidishe kinstler in Poyln [Jewish artists who perished in Poland]. Varshe: Farlag Yidish bukh, 1957. 2 v.

Shmeruk, Chone. "Yiddish Literature." In: Encyclopedia Judaica. Jerusalem: Keter Publishing House, 1971-1972, vol. 16.

Soltes, Mordecai. The Yiddish Press: An Americanizing Agency. 2nd ed. New York: Teachers College, Columbia, 1950.

Di Tsukunft. New York: Di Tsukunft pres federeyshen, 1892-­

Vaisman, Iosif. "Current Yiddish Bibliography." The Mendele Review: Yiddish Language and Literature (A Companion to "Mendele") [listserv] vol. 01.003 (May 4, 1997). [ ]

[WJC] World Jewish Congress. "Operation to Reunify Yiddish." In: WJC International Report, 1995, p. 6.

Walfish, Barry. "The Yiddish Press." In: Yiddish Panorama. Toronto: University of Toronto, 1995, p.28-30.

Walfish, Barry. "The Yiddish Revival." In: Yiddish Panorama. Toronto: University of Toronto, 1995, p. 46-47.

Weinberg, Bella Hass. "Ambiguities in the Romaization of Yiddish." Judaica Librarianship vol. 9 no. 1-2 (Spring 1994-Winter 1995), p. 58-74.

Weinreich, Uriel. College Yiddish: An Introduction to the Yiddish Language and to Jewish Life and Culture. New York: YIVO Institute for Jewish Research. 1949.

Weinreich, Uriel. Modern English-Yiddish, Yiddish-English Dictionary. New York: YIVO Institute for Jewish Research; McGraw-Hill, 1968.

Weinreich, Uriel. "Yiddish Language." In: Encyclopedia Judaica. Jerusalem: Keter Publishing House, 1971-1972, vol. 16.

Wisse, Ruth R. A Little Love in Big Manhattan. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1988.

Yiddish Panorama: A Thousand Years of Yiddish Language, Literatrue and Culture. Editor and Exhibition Curator, B. Walfish. Toronto: University of Toronto, 1995.

"Yiddish Voices." In: How We Lived: 1880-1930: A Documentary History of Immigrant Jews in America, ed. Irving Howe and Kenneth Libo. New York: Richard Marek Publishers, c1979, p. 293-316.

Yidishe kultur. New York: Yidisher kultur farband, 1938-

YIVO Institute of Jewish Research. Basic Facts About Yiddish. New York: Prepared by YIVO for the B'nai B'rith Youth Organization, 1946.

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