Algemeyner Yidisher Arbeyter Bund Collection
Total size 3.6 m.
Consultation Not restricted.
The Allgemeine Jüdischer Arbeiter-Bund (Bund)/Algemeyne Yidisher Arbeterbund i Lite, Polyn un Rusland, a Jewish labour and socialist party, was founded in Vilnius, Lithuania, in 1897; in 1898 it played a part in the formation of the Rossijskaja Social-Demokratičeskaja Rabočaja Partija (RSDRP); by 1921 the activities of the Bund came to an end in Russia because of the Bolsheviks' seizure of power; in Poland, the Bund remained an independent political party during the inter-war years.
Collection consisting of a book containing leaflets of local committees of the Bund 1899-1907; leaflets of the Central Committee of the Bund; leaflets, circular letters, rules, financial reports and reports of activities of the Committee Abroad and of the Central Bureau of the Bund 1901-1916; leaflets of the Central Committee of the RSDRP; leaflets of local committees of the RSDRP 1897-1912; leaflets of other, mostly Russian, political groups and trade unions; press clippings and other printed material.
Inventory made by Rena Fuks-Mansfeld in 2002