Leba Rosenthal Einhorn papers

 An inventory of the collection at UIC

Summary Information

Richard J. Daley Library Special Collections and University Archives
Einhorn, Leba Rosenthal
Leba Rosenthal Einhorn papers
Date [inclusive]
0.25 Linear feet
Part of the Jane Addams Memorial Collection. Leba Rosenthal Einhorn was active in the Hull-House Theater, appearing in productions in the 1930's. She also appeared in theater productions at the Henry Booth House settlement and participated in their programs. The collection contains programs, photographs, and newspaper clippings from the 1920's and 30's regarding Leba Rosenthal and her participation in Chicago theater and settlement house activities.

Preferred Citation

Leba Rosenthal Einhorn papers, Special Collections and University Archives, University of Illinois at Chicago

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Biography of Leba Rosenthal Einhorn

Leba Rosenthal Einhorn, daughter of a wholesale dairy producer, was one of the many Chicago area residents to benefit from the creative programs of Hull-House. She appeared in Hull-House theater productions in the 1930s, as well as at the Booth House Settlement. Leba Rosenthal may have also had a few small roles in Broadway plays at Hampden's Theatre under the stage name of Leba Rosenova.

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Scope and Contents

The Leba Rosenthal Papers includes programs, newspaper clippings, and numerous photographs from the 1920s and 1930s regarding Leba Rosenthal and her participation in Chicago theater and settlement house activities.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Richard J. Daley Library Special Collections and University Archives 2003-11-07

801 S. Morgan Street
Chicago, Illinois, 60607

Restrictions on Access


Restrictions on Use


Acquisition Information

David Einhorn donated his mother's papers to the University of Illinois in 1991.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Hull House Theatre (Organization : Chicago, Ill.).

Personal Name(s)

  • Einhorn, Leba Rosenthal -- Archives


  • Hull-House and Settlement House History.
  • Midwest Women's History.
  • Social settlements -- Illinois -- Chicago.
  • Theater -- Illinois -- Chicago.

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Collection Inventory

Series I: Leba Rosenthal Einhorn Papers 

Box Folder

Chicago Federation of Settlements, League of Mothers' Club, Homemaking Exhibit, printed program, 1936 

1 1

Hampden's Theatre, New York. "Cyrano de Bergerac." Program, 1926 

1 2

Henry Booth House play programs and photocopy of sheet showing staff and sponsors, 1930 

1 3

Printed program and notes for "International Night" at the Henry Booth House, 1938 

1 4

3 copies of the Ethical Society News-Letter, 1933-1934 

1 5

Program for "The Mob" produced by the Hull-House Theatre, 1924 

1 6

Correspondence, December 1936 

1 7

Stiegel, Samuel. "Maxwell Street was the Trade Market of our own "Shtetel." The Sentinel, (May 16, 1974) : 9 

1 8

Photographs, Arden Shore Camp, Lake Bluff, Illinois, undated 

1 9

Photographs, Leba Rosenthal Einhorn, undated 

1 10

Photographs, camp activities and friends, undated 

1 11

Photographs, friends, undated 

1 12

Photographs, friends, undated 

1 13

Photographs, "Rosie", undated 

1 14

Station N.U. Christmas card, 1931 

1 15

Wilkinson, Marguerite. The Poetry of Our Own Times. Chicago: American Library Association, 1926 

1 16

Program for "Musicale" held by the Woman's Club of Wilmette, October 7, (year?) 

1 17

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