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United States. Office of War Information


Biographical / Historical

Established 1942; abolished 1945

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

George Benkoe Collection

Identifier: AR 5533

This collection contains a few of Benkoe's personal papers and several pamphlets produced by the American forces which document the liberation of the German camps and the atrocities uncovered in them.

Dates: 1945-1946

Hanna Schiller Collection

Identifier: AR 10374

This collection contains papers and some photographs pertaining to Hannah Schiller, her husband Rolf Wartenberg and her parents Rosa Schiller (née Oleynick) and Edwin Schiller. The emphasis of the material lies on Hannah Schiller's university and alumni papers and the couple's work at the Office of War information. The collection also contains various family documents, memorabilia and photos and Hannah's childhood diary documenting the family's emigration. There is correspondence with various organizations and friends mostly from the 1940s and 1950s.

Dates: 1914-1996; Majority of material found within 1921-1956