The invitation to a performance at Janusz Korczak's Orphanage on July 18,1942, addressed to Cywia, Icchak and Sara

Collection Żydowski Instytut Historyczny
Description Invitation sent to Cywia Lubetkin, Icchak Cukierman and Sara (surname unknown) for a performance of Poczta authored by Rabindranath Tagore, directed by Ester Winogron, dealing with the death of a sick child. The performance took place on 18.07.1942 in the Orphanage, which was situated at the time in the temporary house at No.16 Sienna Street / No.9 Sliska Stret in the former headquarters of the Warsaw Traders' Association. This show was one of the most important events to take place in the Orphanage. The invitation is in the form of a leaflet, without personal details being included. The front features typed text, stamps and a signature. The reverse features a handwritten note by Stefania Wilczyńska. Selected bibliography Falkowska, M. (1989). Janus Korczak's life and work calendar. Warszawa: Nasza Księgarnia Sakowska, R. (2000) (ed). Children – secret teaching practices in the Warsaw Ghetto. Ringelblum Archive. Conspirational archive of the Warsaw Ghetto T. 2 Warszawa: Jewish Historical Institute (Żydowski Instytut Historyczny im. Emanuela Ringelbluma). Access: Wajngarten, J. (1927). "Poczta" on a Hebrew stage. In: "Mały Przegląd" 23, 8
Date 1942-07-15
Rights Domena Publiczna
Format image/jpeg
Language pol
Identifier ARG I 352
Type dokument

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Public project co-financed by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Republic of Poland "Public Diplomacy 2020: New Dimension” funding programme.

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