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George Benkoe Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 5533

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains a few of Benkoe's personal papers, including a ration card, various identification cards, and a document mentioning his employment as a D.P. worker. There are also several pamphlets produced by the American forces which document the liberation of the German camps and the atrocities uncovered in them.

Dates

  • 1945-1946

Creator

Language of Materials

This collection is in German and English.

Access Restrictions

Open to researchers.

Access Information

Collection is digitized. Follow the links in the Container List to access the digitized materials.

Use Restrictions

There may be some restrictions on the use of the collection. For more information, contact:

Leo Baeck Institute, Center for Jewish History, 15 West 16th Street, New York, NY 10011

email: lbaeck@lbi.cjh.org

Biographical Note

The documents in Benkoe's collection show that he was a worker in the displaced persons camps, resident in Augsburg and a member of its Jewish community during the year 1945-1946.

Extent

2 Folders

Abstract

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.
Title
Guide to the George Benkoe Collection, 1945-1946  AR 5533
Status
In Progress
Author
Processed by Timothy Ryan Mendenhall
Date
© 2012
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Revision Statements

  • July 03, 2012 : Links to digital objects added in Container List.

Repository Details

Part of the Leo Baeck Institute Repository

Contact:
15 West 16th Street
New York NY 10011 United States