Pressed: Images from Jewish Daily Forward flyer

Today at 2 PM, join Museum at Eldridge Street archivist and curator Nancy Johnson and Jewish Daily Forward archivist Chana Pollack in this virtual talk through the archive press plates and images that inspired them to create the Museum’s current exhibition Pressed: Images from the Jewish Daily Forward.

Jewish Daily Forward archival image

The Jewish Daily Forward, still in operation digitally, was a Jewish immigrant’s main source of news, entertainment, culture and exploration in the early-20th century. Images told stories in the paper as often as the Yiddish text, and today the publication’s visual archives represent the entire scope of historic Jewish life in America – activism, culture, athletics, politics and more.

Exhibition photo from Pressed: Images from the Jewish Daily ForwardPhoto courtesy Museum at Eldridge Street.

This live talk is organized exclusively for Untapped New York Insiders — get two months free with code STAYHOME. A video of the talk will also be made available to all our Insiders afterwards in the Virtual Content section of our website.