Object ID 001963
Object Name Jewish National Fund Freedom Forest sign
Object Desc Color print poster for the Jewish National Fund. Red background with graphic of two people in black and white at left and outline of trees at right. Text in English and Hebrew. Wrapped in plastic sheeting.
Collection General Collection
Accession # CMY002067
Alternate ID 1999.1.41
General Category History
Source Category Found In Collection
Accession Date JAN 1,1991
Location Room 7, Shelf 16
Start Year Range 1960s
End Year Range
Status On-Site Collection Storage
Object Keywords Jewish National Fund,Israel,Freedom Forest,signs,posters,Judaism,fundraising,
Title Jewish National Fund Freedom Forest sign
Description Color print poster for the Jewish National Fund. Print is stapled to cardboard and the cardboard is attached to a green painted larger piece of cardboard. Entire piece is wrapped in plastic sheeting. Print has red background. At top is Hebrew text in white will translation below "Let My People Go!". At left is black and white graphic of man and woman. At right is green outline of evergreen tress. At bottom edge is text at left "Make their struggle YOURS! / Plant a tree of solidarity / Freedom Forest for Soviet Jewry in Israel". At right is Hebrew translation of text. At lower edge center is text "Jewish National Fund, Youth and Education Dept., 42 East 69th Street, New York, N.Y. 10021". On back there is another accession number: 1999.1.41. written in pencil at center.
Approx Collection Date
Unit of Measure Inches/ounces
Dimension Details Dimensions are of the poster itself, and not the enclosure.
Place of Origin
Maker Jewish National Fund
Maker Details In 1901, Theodor Herzl founded the Jewish National Fund at the Fifth Zionist Congress in Switzerland.
Date APR 11,2014
Notes Enclosure and cardboard backing are not archival or original. Needs attention. The entire piece is curled upward from storage. There are metal staples at upper left and upper right corners which attach it to the cardboard backing. Eddge wear. At lower edge at center there is a very small crease with tears in paper. Above center at center there is a white mark on paper. At upper right edge there is a vertical tear in paper with piece of cellophane tape over it. Addtional accession number written in pencil on back to left of center.
Date APR 18,2014
Summary Location change
Notes Location changed to Room 7, Shelf 16 from Room 7, Shelf 2 - automatic entry by admin