Tuesday 28 July 2015


PAUL T. GUDVIN (b. May 15, 1885)
            This was the adopted name of Peysekh Gudankski.  He was born in Serey (Sereje), Suwalk region, Lithuania.  He emigrated to the United States around 1907.  He worked as an apartment painter in New York.  He began to publish poems and stories in Fraye arbete shtime (Free voice of labor) in New York around 1910.  Later, in the 1920s, he published in the Forverts (Forward) and in Fraye arbete shtime—both in New York—a series of articles on the apartment painting trade.

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