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Collection Guide: YIVO Digital Assets

A comprehensive overview of the digital assets of the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research.

Hannah Levine (front row, left) and other members of an unidentified charitable organization, New York City, 1919. RG 120. YIVO

Digitized Library Books


Many rare and significant YIVO Library books dating back to 1500 are available at

Books can be downloaded as PDFs for offline reference.


Fourteen of the Yiddish children’s books in the International Children’s Digital Library project were contributed by YIVO.