The Recorded Sound Archives (RSA) is a unit of FAU Libraries Special Collections department. We are located in the Wimberly Library on FAU's Boca Raton campus.

Originally established in 2002 as a small project dedicated to the preservation of recorded Jewish music, it has matured into a robust digitization operation for all types of sound recordings.

Memories of the Yiddish Theater


Additional information (PDF) is only available
through the Research Station
Collection(s)Judaic
Catalogue NumberFAM-1008
Matrix Number N/A
Record Label Famous Records
Record Format33 1/3 RPM - 12"
Shelf Number400684
Number of Tracks13
Date RecordedN/A
Album Artists
Notes Narrated by Miriam Kressyn, this album pays tribute to some of the great artists of the Yiddish Theater. The work of each artist is put into historical context and explained. Regina Prager, Boris Thomashevsky, Aaron Lebedev, Jenny Goldstein, Leon Blank, Molly Picon, and Menashe Skulnik are among those featured in this treasure chest of never-to-be-forgtten nostalgia.

Recordings restricted by copyright will only play 45 seconds to give you a sense of what that recording originally sounded like. These recordings can be identified by the words (Research Station) in the music player.

If a song listed below has not been digitized yet, it will NOT show up within the player. If you need us to digitize this song/album, you can make a formal request here.
1 - Bar Kochba
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2 - Roumania, Roumania, I Like She
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3 - Elich Fine, Kaddish
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4 - Eibiga Mama
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5 - Mizmor L'Dovid
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6 - Tish'ah Bov
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7 - Mine Goldele
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8 - Yankele, Ich Hab a Katar
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9 - Ich Bin a Mama
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10 - Sis Kalie Gevoren
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11 - A Chazen, a Shicker
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12 - Naches Fun Kinder
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13 - Ich Benk a Heim
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