Collection American Life Histories: Manuscripts from the Federal Writers' Project, 1936-1940

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  • [Folklore--Yiddish]

    [Folklore--Yiddish]

    • Contributor: Verschleiser, Emanuel - Goldfarb, Mr.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1938-11-23

    Look inside: 3 results

  • [International Bridge]

    [International Bridge]

    • Contributor: Manoff, Arnold - Sam - Chris
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1939-02-16
  • ["Peace in the Kingdom"]

    ["Peace in the Kingdom"]

    • Contributor: Byrd, Frank - Chief Tucker
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1938-09-05

    Look inside: 10 results

  • [Was Born an Idea]

    [Was Born an Idea]

    • Contributor: Roth, Terry - Schwartz, Sam - Cohen, Mrs. Sarah
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1939-04-03

    Look inside: 4 results

  • [That's How We Are]

    [That's How We Are]

    • Contributor: Roth, Terry - Powderly, Mr. - Cassels, Mr.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1939-02-28

    Look inside: 6 results

  • [That Was a Man]

    [That Was a Man]

    • Contributor: Roth, Terry - Schwartz, Sam - Gold, Mr.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1939-03-15

    Look inside: 3 results

  • [A Lesson in Wood-Lore]

    [A Lesson in Wood-Lore]

    • Contributor: Walden, Wayne - Fusco, Miss Lena
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1939-01-05

    Look inside: 7 results

  • [Jewish Folk Tales]

    [Jewish Folk Tales]

    • Contributor: Verschleiser, Emanuel
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1938-08-23
  • [Postal Telegraph Operators]

    [Postal Telegraph Operators]

    • Contributor: Swenson, May
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1939-04-13

    Look inside: 5 results

  • [Forty Fathoms]

    [Forty Fathoms]

    • Contributor: Levitt, Saul See Also Container A723, Partnow, Herman - O'Houlihan, Seargeant - Fathoms, Forty
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1938-11-29

    Look inside: 25 results

  • [Thanks to the Union]

    [Thanks to the Union]

    • Contributor: Roth, Terry - Hirsh, Mr. Al
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1939-03-14

    Look inside: 7 results

  • [Mrs. Larson's Story]

    [Mrs. Larson's Story]

    • Contributor: Bowman, Earl - Larson, Millie
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1938-08-31

    Look inside: 3 results

  • [Fast Ride]

    [Fast Ride]

    • Contributor: Walden, Wayne - Roys, Fred
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1938-10-05
  • [Conscientious Objector]

    [Conscientious Objector]

    • Contributor: Walden, Wayne - Turner, John
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1938-11-03

    Look inside: 7 results

  • [Dead End Kids]

    [Dead End Kids]

    • Contributor: Romanofsky, Fred
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1938-12-12

    Look inside: 9 results

  • [Old Haystack Was a Grizzly]

    [Old Haystack Was a Grizzly]

    • Contributor: Bowman, Earl - Reece, Harry
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1939-01-14

    Look inside: 6 results

  • [Unemployed Division]

    [Unemployed Division]

    • Contributor: Morris, Vivian - Kelly, James
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1939-05-16

    Look inside: 3 results

  • [Union Square]

    [Union Square]

    • Contributor: Levitt, Saul See Also Container A723, Partnow, Herman - Anonymous Group of People in the Park
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1939-02-13

    Look inside: 10 results

  • [Elevator Strike]

    [Elevator Strike]

    • Contributor: Levitt, Saul See Also Container A723, Partnow, Herman - Anonymous
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1939-02-17

    Look inside: 15 results

  • [Old Glendale]

    [Old Glendale]

    • Contributor: Hartog, A. - Wood, Willam - Williams, Mrs. Rose
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1938-09-01

    Look inside: 7 results

  • [Rivershore of New York City]

    [Rivershore of New York City]

    • Contributor: Levitt, Saul See Also Container A723, Partnow, Herman - Walters, Otto
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1936-09-21

    Look inside: 15 results

  • [Maritime Payoff]

    [Maritime Payoff]

    • Contributor: Levitt, Saul See Also Container A723, Partnow, Herman - Anonymous Group of Sailors
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1939-07-06

    Look inside: 5 results

  • [Folklore of Newspaperdom]

    [Folklore of Newspaperdom]

    • Contributor: Hubert, Levi - City Editor
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1938-12-10

    Look inside: 3 results

  • [Albert Williams]

    [Albert Williams]

    • Contributor: Levitt, Saul See Also Container A723, Partnow, Herman - Williams, Albert
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1938-10-25

    Look inside: 6 results

  • [A Poem]

    [A Poem]

    • Contributor: Walden, Wayne - Ivanoff, Mrs. R.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1939-11-14

    Look inside: 4 results

  • [Hell, Bob An' Me Planted 'Em]

    [Hell, Bob An' Me Planted 'Em]

    • Contributor: Bowman, Earl
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1939-07-20

    Look inside: 13 results

  • [Hackies' Stories (Third Installment)]

    [Hackies' Stories (Third Installment)]

    • Contributor: Hatch, Marion Charles - Ryan, Jack - Brand, Max - Tufel, Sam - Moscowits, Ruby
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1938-12-13

    Look inside: 6 results

  • [Folklore of Drug Store Employees]

    [Folklore of Drug Store Employees]

    • Contributor: Swenson, May - Griefer, Eli
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1939-03-05

    Look inside: 6 results

  • [Temple of Grace]

    [Temple of Grace]

    • Contributor: West, Dorothy - Grace, Daddy
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1938-12-21

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  • [The Interne Remarks]

    [The Interne Remarks]

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1939-06-19

    Look inside: 5 results

  • [Rivershore of New York City]

    [Rivershore of New York City]

    • Contributor: Levitt, Saul See Also Container A723, Partnow, Herman - Waters, Otto
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1938-09-14

    Look inside: 14 results

  • [D. Covin]

    [D. Covin]

    • Contributor: Verschleiser, Emanuel - Covin, D.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1938-11-23

    Look inside: 3 results

  • [Stories, Poems, Jargon of Hack Drivers]

    [Stories, Poems, Jargon of Hack Drivers]

    • Contributor: Hatch, Marion Charles - Ryan, Jack - Resenthal, John - Bowen, J. - Mackey, Charles
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1938-12-20

    Look inside: 10 results

  • [N.B. College]

    [N.B. College]

    • Contributor: Swenson, May
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1939-03-13

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  • [Cocktail Party]

    [Cocktail Party]

    • Contributor: West, Dorothy
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1939

    Look inside: 10 results

  • [Recollections of Ridgewood]

    [Recollections of Ridgewood]

    • Contributor: Wood, William - Allen, L. - Hartog, A. - Niles, Mrs. Nilsson
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1938-10-03

    Look inside: 9 results

  • [A Conscientious Objector]

    [A Conscientious Objector]

    • Contributor: Anonymous - Walden, Wayne
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1938-11-03

    Look inside: 6 results

  • [Mysterious Vine]

    [Mysterious Vine]

    • Contributor: Walden, Wayne - Johns, Captain J.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1938-11-23

    Look inside: 6 results

  • ["Greenie"]

    ["Greenie"]

    • Contributor: Hathaway, Bishop - Greenie
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1938-12-21

    Look inside: 4 results

  • O'Brien

    O'Brien

    • Contributor: Levitt, Saul See Also Container A723, Partnow, Herman - O'Brien, X.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1938-04-14

    Look inside: 4 results

  • [Picketline]

    [Picketline]

    • Contributor: Levitt, Saul See Also Container A723, Partnow, Herman - American Indian Negro
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1939-12-13

    Look inside: 5 results

  • [Mr. Steingart]

    [Mr. Steingart]

    • Contributor: Verschleiser, Emanuel - Steingart, Mr. - Crusader Café Patrons
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1938-12-08

    Look inside: 3 results

  • [Thank God for Columbus]

    [Thank God for Columbus]

    • Contributor: Levitt, Saul See Also Container A723, Partnow, Herman - The Canary, Sam
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1939-05-25

    Look inside: 4 results

  • [Random Notes]

    [Random Notes]

    • Contributor: Levitt, Saul See Also Container A723, Partnow, Herman
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1939-07-06

    Look inside: 12 results

  • [Folk Talk]

    [Folk Talk]

    • Contributor: Walden, Wayne
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1938-11-09

    Look inside: 6 results

  • [Fatso's Mistake]

    [Fatso's Mistake]

    • Contributor: Byrd, Frank - Spriggs, Leroy
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1939-03-20

    Look inside: 4 results

  • [Cafe Royal]

    [Cafe Royal]

    • Contributor: Verschleiser, Emanuel
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1938-12-29

    Look inside: 4 results

  • [Sandhog Stories]

    [Sandhog Stories]

    • Contributor: Hatch, Marion Charles - C., A. J. - McGee, Jimmy - M., J. - L., A. L. - W., D. - R., J. - O., F. - Broadway - W., J. - V., J. W. - Miles, Walter - Tiplady, John - O., F. J.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1939-08-08

    Look inside: 8 results

  • [Mae Berkeley]

    [Mae Berkeley]

    • Contributor: Byrd, Frank - Berkeley, Mae
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1939-01-19

    Look inside: 4 results

  • [Honor Student]

    [Honor Student]

    • Contributor: Spector, Herman See Also Container A723, Partnow, Herman - W, Bessie
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1938-11-22

    Look inside: 7 results

  • [Harlem Beauty Shops]

    [Harlem Beauty Shops]

    • Contributor: Morris, Vivian - Adams, Miss
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1939-04-19

    Look inside: 7 results

  • [Twenty Centuries]

    [Twenty Centuries]

    • Contributor: Levitt, Saul See Also Container A723, Partnow, Herman - Anonymous
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1939-06-07

    Look inside: 3 results

  • [Fatso, the Slickster]

    [Fatso, the Slickster]

    • Contributor: Byrd, Frank
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1939-03-09

    Look inside: 4 results

  • [The River and Creek Shores of New York City]

    [The River and Creek Shores of New York City]

    • Contributor: Levitt, Saul See Also Container A723, Partnow, Herman - Schaeffer, Mr.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1938-09-28

    Look inside: 3 results

  • [How It Was]

    [How It Was]

    • Contributor: Roth, Terry - Schwartz, Sam - Kantanizes, Mr.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1939-04-26

    Look inside: 3 results

  • [Mrs. Tommie Clicko]

    [Mrs. Tommie Clicko]

    • Contributor: West, Dorothy - Clicko, Mrs. Tommie
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1938-09-14

    Look inside: 8 results

  • [Mysterious Vine]

    [Mysterious Vine]

    • Contributor: Walden, Wayne - Johns, Captain J.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1938-11-23

    Look inside: 6 results

  • [Visiting Hours]

    [Visiting Hours]

    • Contributor: Vogel, Joseph - King County Hospital Workers
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1939-04-06

    Look inside: 12 results

  • ["Myer"]

    ["Myer"]

    • Contributor: Verschleiser, Emanuel - Myer
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1938-11-23

    Look inside: 3 results

  • [Mother Horn's Church]

    [Mother Horn's Church]

    • Contributor: Morris, Vivian - Crum, Reverend
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1938-01-04

    Look inside: 6 results

  • [National Biscuit Company Workers]

    [National Biscuit Company Workers]

    • Contributor: Swenson, May - Saitta, Anna
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1939-03-21

    Look inside: 12 results

  • [Them Petrified Buzzards]

    [Them Petrified Buzzards]

    • Contributor: Bowman, Earl - Reece, Harry
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1938-12-15

    Look inside: 9 results

  • [Harlem Riot]

    [Harlem Riot]

    • Contributor: Morris, Vivian
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1939-07-09

    Look inside: 5 results

  • ["Cabbies"]

    ["Cabbies"]

    • Contributor: Romanofsky, Fred
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1937-10-11

    Look inside: 3 results

  • [Jacob Stein]

    [Jacob Stein]

    • Contributor: Hathaway, Bishop - Stein, Jacob
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1938-12-27

    Look inside: 7 results

  • [Chris Thorsten]

    [Chris Thorsten]

    • Contributor: Manoff, Arnold - Thorsten, Chris
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1938-01-31

    Look inside: 6 results

  • [Introduction]

    [Introduction]

    • Contributor: Walden, Wayne
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1938-12-20

    Look inside: 4 results

  • [A Dangerous Mission]

    [A Dangerous Mission]

    • Contributor: Roth, Terry - Schwartz, Sam
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1939-04-18

    Look inside: 3 results

  • [The Old Huckelberry Railroad]

    [The Old Huckelberry Railroad]

    • Contributor: Walden, Wayne - Hopwood, Wm. F.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1938-08-15

    Look inside: 15 results

  • [Give People a Chance]

    [Give People a Chance]

    • Contributor: Roth, Terry - Schwartz, Sam
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1939-03-13

    Look inside: 7 results

  • [Gussie Simon]

    [Gussie Simon]

    • Contributor: Manoff, Arnold - Simon, Gussie
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1938-09-19

    Look inside: 18 results

  • [Bob White's Trained 'Dog-Salmon']

    [Bob White's Trained 'Dog-Salmon']

    • Contributor: Bowman, Earl
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1939-08-08

    Look inside: 13 results

  • [Anecdotes]

    [Anecdotes]

    • Contributor: West, Dorothy - Johnson, Mrs. Ella
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1938-10-26

    Look inside: 7 results

  • [Andrew Johnson]

    [Andrew Johnson]

    • Contributor: Hubert, Levi C. - Johnson, Andrew
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1938-11-20

    Look inside: 10 results

  • [Amateur Night]

    [Amateur Night]

    • Contributor: West, Dorothy
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1938-12-01

    Look inside: 8 results

  • [Forty Fathoms]

    [Forty Fathoms]

    • Contributor: Levitt, Saul See Also Container A723, Partnow, Herman - Fathoms, Forty
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1939-02-07

    Look inside: 9 results

  • [Playing Poker]

    [Playing Poker]

    • Contributor: Roth, Terry - Schwartz, Sam - Lavanka, Anna
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1939-04-02

    Look inside: 3 results

  • Back to Nature

    Back to Nature

    • Contributor: Morris, Vivian
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1939-05-08

    Look inside: 4 results

  • [Minimum of Parts]

    [Minimum of Parts]

    • Contributor: Levitt, Saul See Also Container A723, Partnow, Herman - Engineer of the S.S. Roosevelt
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1939-07-06

    Look inside: 5 results

  • [Game Songs and Rhymes]

    [Game Songs and Rhymes]

    • Contributor: West, Dorothy - M., Mrs. Laura
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1938-10-07

    Look inside: 11 results

  • [I am the Presence]

    [I am the Presence]

    • Contributor: Spector, Herman See Also Container A723, Partnow, Herman - Devine, Father
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1939-02-20

    Look inside: 5 results

  • [Brooklyn Streets]

    [Brooklyn Streets]

    • Contributor: Wood, William
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1938-10-17

    Look inside: 12 results

  • [Two Tales and an Anecdote]

    [Two Tales and an Anecdote]

    • Contributor: Wood, William - Berner, Mrs. Mary
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1938-09-08

    Look inside: 9 results

  • [Bronx Slave Market]

    [Bronx Slave Market]

    • Contributor: Morris, Vivian - Minnie
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1938-12-06

    Look inside: 7 results

  • [Communications (Second Report)]

    [Communications (Second Report)]

    • Contributor: Manoff, Arnold - Timms, Josephine
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1939-03-13

    Look inside: 6 results

  • Mailroom

    Mailroom

    • Contributor: Levitt, Saul See Also Container A723, Partnow, Herman - Union Mailworkers
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1939-05-03

    Look inside: 4 results

  • [Ethel Simon]

    [Ethel Simon]

    • Contributor: Manoff, Arnold - Simon, Ethel
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1938-09-19

    Look inside: 5 results

  • [Moo De Mudderland]

    [Moo De Mudderland]

    • Contributor: Levitt, Saul See Also Container A723, Partnow, Herman - Lee, Sergeant
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1939-03-12

    Look inside: 5 results

  • [I Boycott the World]

    [I Boycott the World]

    • Contributor: Levitt, Saul See Also Container A723, Partnow, Herman
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1939-04-17

    Look inside: 4 results

  • [Interne's Story]

    [Interne's Story]

    • Contributor: Levitt, Saul See Also Container A723, Partnow, Herman - Weinstock, Clarence
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1939-06-05

    Look inside: 5 results

  • [Angelo Herndon]

    [Angelo Herndon]

    • Contributor: Poston, Theodore - Herndon, Angelo
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1934-08-07

    Look inside: 4 results

  • [Philip Dash]

    [Philip Dash]

    • Contributor: Nicholson, Irving - Dash, Morris - Dash, Anna
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1938-11-22

    Look inside: 14 results

  • [Harlem Conjure Man]

    [Harlem Conjure Man]

    • Contributor: Morris, Vivian
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1938-10-27

    Look inside: 6 results

  • [Hospital Room]

    [Hospital Room]

    • Contributor: Weinstock, Clarence
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1939-06-14

    Look inside: 3 results

  • [Pluto]

    [Pluto]

    • Contributor: West, Dorothy
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1938-11-28

    Look inside: 6 results

  • [Mary Thomas]

    [Mary Thomas]

    • Contributor: Hubert, Levi C. - Thomas, Mrs. Mary
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1938-10-25

    Look inside: 7 results

  • [John Winocur]

    [John Winocur]

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1939-03-27

    Look inside: 8 results

  • [Laundry Workers Lunch Hour]

    [Laundry Workers Lunch Hour]

    • Contributor: Morris, Vivian - Laundry Workers
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1939-02-23

    Look inside: 5 results

  • [Domestic Workers' Union]

    [Domestic Workers' Union]

    • Contributor: Morrison, Vivian - Reed, Rose
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1939-02-02

    Look inside: 4 results

  • [Maritime Verse]

    [Maritime Verse]

    • Contributor: Levitt, Saul See Also Container A723, Partnow, Herman - Rudder, Left
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1939-02-23

    Look inside: 3 results