New York; Farlag Matones, 1921-1922. Item #41694

Original Wraps for each issue, all bound together at spine but lacking boards. 4to. [approx. 18 pages per issue]. 29 cm. The publisher generally bound Vol II, Nr. 11/12 (Jan/Feb 1923) with Vol III as a 1923 volume, so is not present here. Run of Kinder Zhurnal, Wrappers in various colors, almost always with beautiful period front cover illustrations and, internally, period modernist yiddish illustrations by artists including Aaron Goodelman. "Kinder zhurnal and Farlag Matones were both founded by the Sholem Aleichem Folk Institute, an organization established in New York in 1918 to coordinate a secular Yiddish school system. Kinder zhurnal, a children's magazine, was in existence from 1920 to 1981. Its first editor, Shmuel Niger, served from 1922 to 1948. The magazine published works by writers such as Mani Leib, Aleph Katz, Jacob Glatstein, Kadia Molodowsky. " - Guide to the Yivo Archives. For more, see Naomi Tozman's 1993 masters thesis, :Kinder zhurnal: a microcosm of the Yiddishist philosophy and secular education movement in America," which can be downloaded at Subjects: Children's literature, Yiddish - Periodicals. Kinder Zhurnal – Kinder Journal – Kinder Zshurnal – Sholem Aleichem Folks Shuln. Sholem Aleichem Folk Institute (New York, N. Y. ) . Yiddish periodicals - New York (State) - New York. Jews - Education - New York (State). OCLC: 179197128. Most libraries which have any issues at all appear to have limited runs, oftentimes only a year or two.Light wear to outer wrappers at first and final issue, touch of worming to two issues, Overall Good+ condition. (YID-22-51B-L-'e).

Price: $750.00

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