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A century on, celebrating the first Yiddish-language college course

These celluloid cylinders at the Mayrent Institute contain the oldest known examples of recorded Yiddish music, dating to about 1901. Photo: Ron Wiecki, Mills Music Library, UW–Madison. By David Tanenbaum One century ago, the University of Wisconsin became the first institution of higher education in the Americas – and perhaps the world...