Our 2019 debut item for Artifact of the Month is this adorable Corona XC-R Yiddish typewriter. The serial number 640285 dates this typewriter to 1929, when Smith & Corona Typewriters, Inc. was manufacturing portable folding typewriters popular with journalists and home users. The company’s 1920s manual boasts that its productRead More →

Joseph Liebman was a Jewish-American potato farmer. One of many Jewish immigrants who settled on Connecticut farms during the first half of the twentieth century, it’s no wonder that Liebman included a depiction of the statue of liberty on this sack. Liebman’s sack is an example of the many diverseRead More →