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Friedmann, David, 1893-1980



  • Existence: 1893 - 1980

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

David Friedman Collection

Identifier: AR 6988/MF 742

David Friedman (Friedmann; 1893-1980) was an artist in Berlin. During the Nazi Holocaust, he was incarcerated in the Lodz Ghetto and Auschwitz. He resumed his artistic career immediately after the war and then immigrated to the United States. His papers include artwork, memoirs, and essays focusing on his experiences in the Holocaust.

Dates: 1910-2007

David Friedmann Freemason Collection

Identifier: AR 25766

This collection contains documents related to the membership of David Friedmann in several Freemason organizations. The materials include correspondence; official documents; newspaper clippings; and photographs. Most of the materials relate to the correspondence between David and the different Freemason lodges he was a member of as well as official documents documenting the membership of the lodges.

Dates: 1946-1965

The David Friedman Press Coverage Survey

Identifier: DM 375

The collection focuses on David Friedman’s press career in Germany before the Holocaust. It holds digital images of portraits and drawings, discovered by Miriam Friedman Morris and Detlef Lorenz in German newspapers from the 1920s and early 1930s, enriched with descriptions and e-mail notes about individual personalities. Also included are portraits representing the Jewish community in Berlin and its Kulturbund in 1935/36; as are materials about the Holocaust; and a Berlin Philharmonic exhibition in 2008/09.

Dates: 1920-2009