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Verband Schweizerischer Jüdischer Flüchtlingshilfen


Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Arthur Rath Collection

Identifier: AR 25762

This collection contains the archival papers of Arthur Rath. Most of it consists of correspondence with friends and family members. Primary topics of the collection are Arthur's life in Switzerland towards the end of World War II and the decades immediately after, correspondence with friends who were also Jewish refugees from Germany after the war, and Arthur Rath's life decisions following the displacement of his family during the war.

Dates: 1908-2013; Majority of material found within 1942-1960

Ferdinand and Emmy Lichter Family Collection

Identifier: AR 25455

The Ferdinand and Emmy Lichter Family collection holds documents and personal as well as official correspondence of family members, friends, acquaintances, and public and private institutions. Prominent topics include refuge and refugee relief for the Lichters and the communication between family members describing their health, environment etc. in various refugee camps. The collection comprises vital documents, official certificates, emigration papers, correspondence, postcards, and some notes.

Dates: 1939-1951; Majority of material found within 1940-1944

Herbert Guenzburger Collection

Identifier: AR 5947

The collection contains a substantial amount of documents and correspondence pertaining to the emigration of members the Günzburger family of Lörrach, Baden, first to Switzerland in 1939 and then to the United States in 1941.

Dates: 1877-1965

Joseph Schmidt Collection

Identifier: AR 2604

This collection contains personal, professional, and legal correspodence of the famous tenor Joseph Schmidt and some of his family members, as well as some personal papers including several identification cards. Two audio recordings are filed separately in the LBI A/V Collection.

Dates: 1939-1996; Majority of material found within 1939-1968

Regina Stein Collection

Identifier: AR 25157

This collection contains correspondence regarding the emigration efforts and living expenses of Regina Stein, who had fled from Berlin, Germany to Basel, Switzerland in 1943. She lived in Switzerland in deteriorating health and partially by the support of the Swiss government until she was able to immigrate to the United States in 1947. The collection consists mainly of photocopies.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1943-1947; 1940-1959

Additional filters:

Photographs 3
United States -- Emigration and immigration 3
Legal documents 2
Official documents 2
Amberg (Oberpfalz, Germany) 1