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[Rothschild Transit Camp photographs collection]

 Collection
Identifier: DM 197

Scope and Content Note

The bulk of the photographs show refugees at the Rothschild Transit Camp in Vienna, ca. 1945. Also included are photographs of the bomb-damaged streetscape, the Jewish section of Vienna’s main cemetery, elderly Austrians in a city park, and – for no obvious reason - photographs of Sigmund Freud and his daughter, Anna.

Dates

  • ca. 1945

Access Restrictions

Open to researchers.

Access Information

The 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 Rothschild Transit Camp No. 350 had been established by the United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration (UNRRA) in the former Rothschild Hospital in Vienna’s 9th district (Severingasse) for 600 Jewish refugees.

Extent

200 Photographic Prints

Abstract

The bulk of the photographs show refugees at the Rothschild Transit Camp in Vienna, ca. 1945. Also included are photographs of the bomb-damaged streetscape, the Jewish section of Vienna’s main cemetery, elderly Austrians in a city park, and – for no obvious reason - photographs of Sigmund Freud and his daughter, Anna.

Related Material

Part of the Vienna Jewish Community Collection, AR 2432
Title
Guide to the [Rothschild Transit Camp photographs collection] DM 197
Status
In Progress
Author
Processed by LBI Staff
Date
© 2012
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Leo Baeck Institute Repository

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