Conference Proceeding: Just Like a Dream: Finding Jennie Goldstein's Voice in the Archives

With her distinctive voice and style, the Yiddish actress, singer, and lyricist Jennie Goldstein (1896-1961) performed, recorded and published dozens of songs during her nearly sixty-year career. Goldstein's musical output reflects the multiple roles she played, on and off-stage, and the changing cultural landscape of (Yiddish) America. What research methods can we use to discover musical (and other) sources from Goldstein's work?