Guide to the Records of the TSYSHO (Tsentrale Yidishe Shul Organizatsye)
1919-1940

RG 48

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Descriptive summary

Creator: TSYSHO, Tsentrale yidishe shul organizatsye
Title: Records of the TSYSHO and TSBK School System
Dates:1919-1940
Abstract: The TSYSHO, Tsentrale Yidishe Shul Organizatsye (Central Yiddish School Organization) was a secular Yiddish school system active in Poland from 1921 to circa 1940. Based in Warsaw, the TSYSHO maintained a network of elementary schools, high schools, and teachers' seminaries. An important branch office existed in Vilna, the Tsentraler Bildungs Komitet (Central Education Committee) or TSBK. Most of the records of this collection relate to the TSBK in Vilna and its schools. A much smaller quantity relates to the central office in Warsaw, to the YSHO (Yidishe Shul Organizatsye - Yiddish School Organization), Vilna province, and to TSYSHO schools throughout Poland.
Languages: Yiddish and Polish.
Quantity: 3.75 linear feet (102 folders)
Record Group Number: RG 48
Repository: YIVO Archives
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Historical note

TSYSHO is an acronym for Tsentrale yidishe shul organizatsye (Central Yiddish School Organization). Founded in 1921 at a Yiddish teachers' conference in Warsaw, the TSYSHO was a secular, Yiddishist and socialist school system which consisted of a central office in Warsaw, a branch office in Vilna called the TSBK (Tsentraler Bildungs Komitet) and a network of schools which included kindergartens, elementary schools, high schools, teachers' seminaries and evening schools. The founders of the TSYSHO were either members of the Bund party or the left Poalei Zion. Their purpose was to promote the ideals of socialism and Yiddishism by providing a strong administrative center and organizational framework for an already existing group of Yiddish schools.

Among the leading figures in the TSYSHO central board were: Beinish Michalevich, Jacob Pat, Jacob Leshtchinsky, N. Buchsbaum, Chaim Kazdan, Shlomo Mendelson, and S.F. Gilinski. The Central office exercised control in both administrative and educational matters. Its administrative functions consisted mainly of collecting and distributing funds to TSYSHO schools to support teachers' salaries, school building maintenance, teachers' courses, summer camps and children's feeding programs.

In the educational field, the central office took part in setting curriculum standards by preparing curriculum outlines, choosing or publishing textbooks and pedagogical journals. Preparation of curricula included complication of Yiddish vocabulary lists to meet the needs generated by new subjects. Among the publications were the well-known pedagogical journals: Di naye shul (The New School), Shul un lebn (School and Life), Shul vegn (School Ways).

Extra-curricular activities included a teachers' placement service, teachers' conferences, national level exhibits and psychological research programs. Noteworthy are the Mendele Moykher Seforim Exhibit of 1936, the Sholem Aleikhem exhibit of 1937, the Education Conference in Vilna, 1937, and the Conference of History Teachers, Vilna, 1939. In addition the Tsentraler bildungs komitet, in Vilna, sponsored the Yiddish Teachers' Seminary conferences in 1922 on Yiddish, natural sciences, Hebrew and history. The research activities consisted of psychological surveys conducted among TSYSHO children to test physical, mental, and emotional development.

The TSYSHO curriculum emphasized Yiddish language and literature, Jewish history and culture, sciences, mathematics, music, physical education, art, physical skills such as woodworking, upholstery and gardening. Polish language, literature, geography and history were required by the government. Hebrew was included but did not play a major role; all subjects were taught in Yiddish.

The TSYSHO had three types of financial sources. A compulsory tuition fee of about 2-4 zlotys a month was introduced in all schools and became a regular source of income. Professional labor unions sympathetic to the Yiddish school system also contributed regularly. Third, relief societies from the United States, England and Canada sent subsidies, especially in the 1920s. The Joint Distribution Committee, the most significant of these organizations, sent substantial amounts until the depression period when the subsidies were stopped. Throughout its existence. TSYSHO suffered from severe financial insecurity and received no support from the Polish state.

Although obtaining legal recognition was high on the list of priorities and delegates were frequently sent to the Polish Ministry of Education to request state approval the TSYSHO School was never successful in its objective. The government's attitude was negative and suspicious because of TSYSHO's socialist affiliations. Existing schools were frequently closed by the state on trumped up charges such as poor physical and hygienic conditions. Some individual schools, for example, the Yiddish Teachers' Seminary in Vilna succeeded in obtaining some kind of legal recognition.

The years between 1920 to 1929 were a time of growth, whereas those from 1926-1934 were marked by a decline in the number of schools as well as a drop in the quality of education. In 1935, the professional labor unions promised renewed support for TSYSHO and the period from 1935-1937 was marked by new development.

The figures below are taken from Jewish Schools in Poland, 1919-1939 by Miriam Eisenstein and The History of Jewish School Systems in Independent Poland (in Yiddish) by Chaim Shloyme Kazdan:

YearSchoolsStudents
192110413,457
1925182
192921624,000
1933-193468
1934-193516915,486
1936-193717,000

The TSYSHO central office probably closed its doors in September 1939 with the outbreak of the war. During the Warsaw ghetto period, clandestine classes were conducted in children's kitchens. In 1940-1941, Yiddish schools were permitted by the Germans on a very limited scale.

The TSBK Schoolboard in Vilna

The Tsentrale buldungs komitet, or Central Education Committee, was formed in 1919. Earlier that year the Vilna Jewish Community Council had taken over the entire Jewish school system. As the Yiddish secular schools took exception to the Community Council's administrative policy, a separate school board was formed which became the center for all Yiddish schools in the city.

The Central Education Committee (TSBK) was similar to the TSYSHO central office in philosophy and function except that the school network under it was much smaller. It assumed financial responsibility for the schools, opened new schools such as the Yiddish Teachers' Seminary and the Humanistics Gymnasium (Secondary School), encouraged pedagogical research, planned curriculum, organized exhibits, chose and published textbooks and other educational publications. In addition, it established a parents' committee and children's clubs.

In 1919 there were 17 schools, in 1920 – 28 schools and in 1922 – 4,358 students under the Central Education Committee (TSBK). The administration included: Dr. H. Kowarski, Zalman Reisen, G. Pludermacher, S. Bostomski, Y. Rubin, R. Simchowitz, Abraham Golomb, Jacob Pat, Israel Okun, Max Erik, Max Weinreich, S. Gurevitch, I. Gurevitch.

The Central Education Committee (TSBK)'s income was based on tuition fees, money from American relief societies, local aid societies in Vilna, and the TSYSHO in Warsaw.

In 1924 the Central Education Committee (TSBK) School Almanac listed the following 17 institutions under its jurisdiction:

With some changes, the list is valid for most of the TSBK period.

Short historical notes are provided for the Yiddish Teachers' Seminary, the Mathematics and Sciences Gymnasium, the Humanistics Gymnasium, and the Mefitse Haskolo Boys' School.

Yiddish Teachers' Seminary

The Yiddish Teachers' Seminary was founded in 1921 by the Central Educatio Committee (TSBK) as a 4 year Program whose purpose was to produce teachers for the TSYSHO schools. In 1921 there were 21 students; in 1925 the first graduation took place with 25 graduates. Among the heads of the seminary were S. M. Gurevitch. R. Simchovitch, Abraham Golomb, and Dr. I. Biber. The curriculum was based on the TSYSHO philosophy and fulfilled government prerequisites as well. Student teaching was done in the L. Gurwicz School. The seminary had a dormitory. Official state recognition was granted to the seminary in the early 1920s. In 1931 the school was closed by the Polish government for political reasons.

Mathematics and Sciences Gymnasium (Real Gymnasium)

The Mathematics-Sciences Gymnasium was the first Yiddish speaking high school in Vilna. Also called the Real Gymnasium, it opened in 1918 with about 300 children. By 1922-1923, the school went up to the 8th grade. In 1923 the first graduation took place with 55 graduates. By 1922-1923 there were 18 classes and 700 students. Besides regular studies as prescribed by the Polish government, Yiddish Jewish history and Hebrew were taught. Emphasis was placed on establishment of student clubs and on self-government among the students. After much effort, the gymnasium acquired government status in 1933.

Humanistics Gymnasium

The Humanistics Gymnasium was opened in 1923 by the TSBK with 4 classes and 140 students. The purpose of the new school was to provide outlets for the students whose talents lay in the humanities rather than the sciences. By 1925 there were 200 students.

Mefitsei Haskalah Boys' School

The Mefitsei Haskalah Boys' School was founded as a Yiddish school in 1915 by the Mefitsei Haskalah Society. In 1919 the school was taken over by the Central Education Committee (TSBK). The first graduation took place in 1921; by 1924 there were 350 students. In 1928, following a dispute, I. Gurevitch, the school's director for many years, left the Central Education Committee (TSBK) and participated in the founding of the Shul Kult school system. In the 1930s the school was renamed after Zemach Shabad and was thereafter called the Shabad Boys' School.

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Scope and content note

The records of the TSYSHO school system reflect the activities of the TSYSHO central office in Warsaw, the Central Education Committee (TSBK) branch in Vilna and individual schools throughout Poland, from 1919-circa 1940. Most of the materials relate to the TSBK office and schools. The records consists of correspondence, correspondence logs, circulars, minutes, reports, speeches, questionnaires, lists, financial statements, student notebooks and classwork, diplomas, invitations, announcements, clippings, school timetables and curriculum outlines.

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Arrangement

The collection is divided into the following 4 series:

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Access and Use

Open to researchers.

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Custodial history

The records were originally part of the Pedagogical Museum of the YIVO Archives in Vilna. 'Friends of YIVO Collecting Societies,' established in many TSYSHO schools, donated their own school materials and sometimes office records as well. Classwork was collected in a special manner. YIVO representatives visited all schools in a given area and assigned the same composition title to the same grade in each school. They then collected the compositions and analyzed them.

During the Nazi occupation of Vilno, in 1942, the records were looted by the Einsatzstab Rosenberg and sent to the NSDAP Institute Zur Erforschung der Judenfrage in Frankfurt-am-Main. In 1945 they were recovered by the U.S. army and returned to the YIVO in New York, via the U.S. army archival depot in Offenbach. The records arrived in New York in 1947.

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Preferred citation

Published citations should read as follows:

Identification of item, date (if known); YIVO Archives; TSYSHO (Tsentrale Yidishe Shul Organizatsye) Records; RG 48; folder number.

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Processing information

As the records of the Pedagogical Museum had been filed by topic with no regard for provenance, they were rearranged in 1982, item by item. Several new record groups were separated by this process, among them the records of the TSYSHO school system.

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Container list

 

Series I: TSYSHO Central Office, Warsaw, 1921-circa 1937

10 folders
Scope and Content:

This series consists mostly of printed materials and occupies only 10 folders. Significant items include records of the teachers' conference of 1921. There is also material on the 1925 TSYSHO conference. Other interesting items: by-laws of the TSYSHO executive board; financial reports; circulars relating to pedagogical matters.

Folder TitleDate
1Financial materials, 1928-1930; report on the plenary session of the plenary session of the executive board, 1926; conference materials, 1921-19251921-1930
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2By laws; regulations; government communications, 1925-1932. Includes government materials relating to other school systems1925-1932
Folder TitleDate
3Circulars, general
Folder TitleDate
4Circulars, pedagogical
Folder TitleDate
5Printed materials
Folder TitleDate
6Exhibitions: printed materials
Folder TitleDate
7Correspondence. Includes outgoing correspondence
Folder TitleDate
8Clippings from the Yiddish press
Folder TitleDate
9Clippings from the Yiddish press
Folder TitleDate
10Speeches, reports, manuscripts submitted to the press
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Series II: Central Education Committee (TSBK) Office, Vilna, 1920-circa 1937

23 folders
Arrangement:

The series is divided into two parts: Correspondence and General Administrative Records.

Scope and Content:

Correspondence is fragmentary but covers numerous topics, among them: TSYHO subsidy distributions; teacher placement services; invitations to sessions of TSYSHO meetings; requests from local TSYSHO branches for financing of school excursions; Vilna community council subsidies to schools; fund-raising trips to the USA; individual school budgets; school building repairs; lists of teachers; applications by teachers for jobs; feeding programs for poor Central Education Committee (TSBK) students; orphanages; letter from Max Weinreich, 1934 on baccalaureat exams conducted in the Mathematics and Sciences Gymnasium.

The General Administrative Records are also fragmentary. Subjects covered: conference on the teaching of history, circa 1922; plenary sessions of the TSBK executive board; report on 10 years of TSBK activity; curriculum outlines for different subjects; invitations to cultural events, lectures, school exhibits; school questionnaires on various subjects, including survey on lying distributed to schools in Vilna; report filled out by individual schools re teaching schedule and curriculum, 1928-1929; observance of special school holidays such as Peretz's anniversary of death.

Subseries 1: Correspondence, 1926-1938

Folder TitleDate
11TSYSHO, Warsaw1928-1930
Folder TitleDate
12TSYSHO, Warsawundated, 1932-1938
Folder TitleDate
13TSYHO branches in Polandundated
Folder TitleDate
14 Polish government authorities (various) undated, 1924-1935
Folder TitleDate
15Vilna Kehilla1933-1935
Folder TitleDate
16AJDC1933-1934
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17Jewish relief organizations abroad (mainly USA, South Africa)1933-1935
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18Jewish relief organizations abroad (mainly USA, South Africa)1933-1935
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19Schools: Frug Kuperstein, circa 1937; I. Dinesohn, 1926-19371926-1937
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20Schools: Gurwicz school, 1926-1927, undated; S. Frug, 1931-1934.undated, 1926-1927, 1931-1934
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21Schools: Mefitse Haskolo Boys School1926-circa 1938
Folder TitleDate
22Schools: variousundated
Folder TitleDate
23General office correspondenceundated, 1920-1938

Subseries 2: Administrative Records, 1920-1935

Folder TitleDate
24Conference on the teaching of history: minutes, reportscirca 1922
Folder TitleDate
25Meetings: agendas, minutes. Includes unidentified meetingsundated
Folder TitleDate
26Reports, speeches, resolutionsundated
Folder TitleDate
27Financial records1926-1936
Folder TitleDate
28Financial records: budget reports1920-1931
Folder TitleDate
29Curricula, pedagogical materials, lists of schools1934-1935
Folder TitleDate
30Printed materials: posters, notices, forms, invitations, programsundated
Folder TitleDate
31Printed materials from TSYSHOundated
Folder TitleDate
32Records of the TSBK Parents' Committeeundated
Folder TitleDate
33Survey materials. Questionnaires. Topic: 'On Lying'undated
Folder TitleDate
34Unidentified materialsundated
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Series III: Records of the Central Education Committee (TSBK) Schools, Vilna,  1919-1940

56 folders
Arrangement:

The schools were placed in 3 categories: kindergartens and elementary, gymnasiums and seminaries. Within each of these categories the schools were arranged in alphabetical order.

Scope and Content:

The materials relating to individual schools are very fragmentary, consisting of a few items per school, or, at the most, a few folders. Significant items: L. Gurwicz, Statistical information; Grininke Beimelekh, a 3 page handwritten report about teaching conditions in the kindergarten.

The Mefitsei Haskalah Boys' School has more material than most of the other elementary schools. However, as the school was in existence for 25 years, the 5 folders represent a minute portion of the actual records produced. The correspondence folder covers mostly 1919-1920 with many invitations and circulars from the Central Education Committee (TSBK) which was then being formed. Included in this file is an excerpt from the Central Education Committee (TSBK) by-laws written in July 1919. The file also contains copies of letters to a newspaper editor relating to the I. Gurevitch TSBK dispute of 1928.

The materials on the Children's Club are noteworthy because they contain reports and are possibly the only extant records of Yiddish children's clubs in Poland.

The YIVO Archives has the records of the Hevrah Mefitsei Haskalah Society which founded the Boys' School in 1915. As the school changed hands in 1919, all pre-1919 records are in Record Group 22, the Records of the Hevrah Mefitsei Haskalah Society. All post-1919 records of the boys school are in this series.

The records of the Yiddish Teachers' Seminary are by far the most comprehensive in this series and come closest to constituting actual school records. They have the widest time span and are the greatest in quantity. They are divided into two parts: Administrative and Academic Records. The Administrative Records include office correspondence with TSYSHO in Warsaw and the Central Education Committee (TSBK) in Vilna, 1922-1928. There are minutes of the 1st, 2nd and 4th conferences for seminary graduates, 1926-1929.

Certain record types are missing: there are no individual student files, grades, or diplomas. The applications by students containing autobiographies are interesting as they throw light on the backgrounds of the students and also contain statistical information on occupations of parents. Correspondence from former students indicates that there was a close relationship between some graduates and the school administration. It also indicates that there was an interest on the part of the seminary to place its graduates in teaching positions and to keep them up-to-date on pedagogical developments.

Subseries 1: Kindergarten and Elementary, 1919-1938

Folder TitleDate
35J. Dinesohn School. Copies of outgoing correspondence, 1935-1938; lists of students; 1934, undated; curricula and schedules; 1935-1937 undated; classroom work; 1936; invitationsundated, 1934-1938
Folder TitleDate
36J. Dinesohn School. Classroom work1936
Folder TitleDate
37S. Frug School. Statistical records, 1933; diploma, 1925; classwork, 1927-1928; outgoing and internal correspondence, 1927-1936; printed materials, 1932, including article on 10th graduation of Frug School by T. Szabad1925-1936
Folder TitleDate
38Frug-Kuperstein School. Classwork, compositions1936, 1938
Folder TitleDate
39Frug-Kuperstein School. Exams1938
Folder TitleDate
40Frug-Kuperstein School. Printed materials, invitations and miscellaneousundated
Folder TitleDate
41Grininke Beimelekh Kindergarten. Letter from TSYSHO; report by teacherundated
Folder TitleDate
42L. Gurwicz School. Correspondence, 1920, 1933; timetable; classroom work; printed materials1920, 1933
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43L. Gurwicz School. Lists of students, teachers; statistical information1926-1937
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44D. Kuperstein School. Statistical records; lists, 1925-1934; timetable, 1923-1924; correspondence; printed materials, invitations1923-1934
Folder TitleDate
45D. Kuperstein School. Student notebooks1928-1930
Folder TitleDate
46Heverah Mefitsei Haskalah Boys' School (Szabad School)undated
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47Heverah Mefitsei Haskalah Boys' School (Szabad School). Schoolworkundated, 1937-1940
Folder TitleDate
48Heverah Mefitsei Haskalah Boys' School (Szabad School). General administrative recordsundated, 1919-1938
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49Heverah Mefitsei Haskalah Boys' School (Szabad School). Printed, mimeographed and duplicated material, clippingsundated
Folder TitleDate
50Heverah Mefitsei Haskalah Boys' School (Szabad School). First Yiddish Children's Club1919-1924
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51Heverah Mefitsei Haskalah Boys' School (Szabad School). Unknown materialsundated
Folder TitleDate
52People's School # 2. Lists of students1930s
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53Sholem Aleichem School. Classroom work1936
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54Sholem Aleichem School. List of students, 1928; report, 1935; printed invitations, undatedundated, 1928, 1935

Subseries 2: Gymnasiums, 1920-1930

Folder TitleDate
55Humanistics Gymnasium. Correspondence, 1926-1930; curriculum, 1924; printed materials, posters, manuscript of an article relating to the school's 10th anniversary1924-1930
Folder TitleDate
56Mathematics and Sciences Gymansium. Curriculum outlines, schedules1920-29
Folder TitleDate
57Mathematics and Sciences Gymansium. Student records, certificates, diplomas, lists1925-1928
Folder TitleDate
58Mathematics and Sciences Gymansium. Student classroom workundated
Folder TitleDate
59Mathematics and Sciences Gymansium. Printed materials, invitations, diplomas, forms, announcements. Includes oversize posters and invitationsundated
Folder TitleDate
60Mathematics and Sciences Gymansium. Report, manuscript on government rights; outgoing correspondenceundated

Subseries 3: Yiddish Teachers' Seminary, 1920-1937

A) Administrative Records

Folder TitleDate
 Correspondence with TSYSHO, Warsaw 1922-1926
61Correspondence with TSYSHO, Warsaw 1922-1926
Folder TitleDate
 Correspondence with TSYSHO, Warsawundated
62Correspondence with TSYSHO, Warsawundated
Folder TitleDate
 Correspondence with Central Education Committee (TSBK) Central officeundated, 1923-1928
63Correspondence with Central Education Committee (TSBK) Central officeundated, 1923-1928
Folder TitleDate
 Correspondence with the Ministry of Education, Vilna, Warsawundated, 1923-1927
64Correspondence with the Ministry of Education, Vilna, Warsawundated, 1923-1927
Folder TitleDate
 Correspondence with the Vilna Kehillah 1922-1927
65Correspondence with the Vilna Kehillah 1922-1927
Folder TitleDate
 General office correspondence 1922-1925
66General office correspondence 1922-1925
Folder TitleDate
 General office correspondence undated, 1926-1933
67General office correspondence undated, 1926-1933
Folder TitleDate
 Log of incoming correspondenceundated
68Log of incoming correspondenceundated
Folder TitleDate
 Minutes of 1st, 2nd and 4th conferences for seminary graduates, 1926-1929; minutes of regular meetings 1926-1929
69Minutes of 1st, 2nd and 4th conferences for seminary graduates, 1926-1929; minutes of regular meetings 1926-1929
Folder TitleDate
 Reports, memoranda undated
70Reports, memoranda undated
Folder TitleDate
 Financial records, budgets undated
71 Financial records, budgets undated
Folder TitleDate
 Financial statementscirca 1926-1928
72Financial statementscirca 1926-1928
Folder TitleDate
 Printed materials undated
73Printed materials undated
Folder TitleDate
 Printed materials from TSYSHO undated
74Printed materials from TSYSHO undated
Folder TitleDate
 Oversize invitations and announcements undated
75Oversize invitations and announcements undated

B) Academic Records

Folder TitleDate
 Entrance applications from students 1920s
76Entrance applications from students 1920s
Folder TitleDate
 Correspondence from students: absence notesundated, 1926-1927
77Correspondence from students: absence notesundated, 1926-1927
Folder TitleDate
 General correspondence from students 1920s
78General correspondence from students 1920s
Folder TitleDate
 Certificates, IOUs relating to students1926-1931
79Certificates, IOUs relating to students1926-1931
Folder TitleDate
 Correspondence from former studentsundated, 1925-1927
80Correspondence from former studentsundated, 1925-1927
Folder TitleDate
 Lists of students and statistical information undated
81Lists of students and statistical information undated
Folder TitleDate
 Student classroom work undated
82Student classroom work undated
Folder TitleDate
 Student classroom work undated
83Student classroom work undated
Folder TitleDate
 Student notebooks undated
84Student notebooks undated
Folder TitleDate
 Correspondence with or about staffundated, 1924-1927
85Correspondence with or about staffundated, 1924-1927
Folder TitleDate
 Statistical information on staffundated
86Statistical information on staffundated
Folder TitleDate
 Curricula and schedules undated
87Curricula and schedules undated
Folder TitleDate
 Examination records 1926
88Examination records 1926
Folder TitleDate
 Unidentified materials undated
89Unidentified materials undated

Subseries 4: TSBK Schools, Miscellaneous Boards, undated

Folder TitleDate
90Various Central Education Committee (TSBK) schools undated
Folder TitleDate
91Various Central Education Committee (TSBK) children's clubs undated
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Series IV: Records of TSYSHO schools throughout Poland,  1920s-1930s

10 folders
Arrangement:

Arranged alphabetically by city or town ranging from Białystok to Zoludek. Unknown schools placed at end.

Scope and Content:

This series is in two parts: Records of the Yidishe Shul Organizatsye (Yiddish School Organization - YSHO) branch in Vilna Province and records of TSYSHO schools throughout Poland. The YSHO records contain only a few items and occupy 1 folder. The second group of materials is arranged in alphabetical order by name of town and covers both central and eastern Poland although it excludes Vilna. All schools included in this series are assumed to have been affiliated with the TSYSHO system. Each town contains 1 or two schools with 1 or two items in each school, with the exception of some places, such as Lodz, Swieciany and Warsaw which contain more material because they were important TSYSHO centers. Despite its fragmentary nature, to some extent this series reflects the breadth of the entire TSYSHO organization.

Folder TitleDate
92Records of TYSHO, Vilna Province: correspondence, minutes, conferences, curriculum materials, circulars. undated
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93aTSYSHO Schools: Białystok-Lublin undated
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93bTSYSHO Schools: Łódź undated
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94TSYSHO Schools: Nieśwież -Siedlce undated
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95TSYSHO Schools: Staszów-Swieciany undated
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96TSYSHO Schools: Torczyn-Zoludek undated
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97Unknown schools: Schoolwork, notebooks, classwork, drawings undated
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98Unknown schools: Schoolwork, notebooks, classwork, drawings undated
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99Unknown schools: Schoolwork, notebooks, classwork, drawings undated
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100Unknown schools. Curricula, teachers' reports undated
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101Unknown schools: programs and invitations undated
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102Unidentified TSYSHO materials undated
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