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Identifier: AR 25881


The collection contains Ewald Schmidt’s transcript of his World War One diary (photocopy) and the original, accompanying photo album. Also included are two addenda.


  • 1916-1935

Language of Materials

This collection is primarily in German.

Conditions Governing Use

There may be some restrictions on the use of the collection.

Biographical Note

Ewald Schmidt was born in Breslau, the son of the pharmacist Alfred Schmidt. Ewald served in the German army in the Baltics and in Belarus in World War One. He emigrated to Palestine in 1933, where he set up a pharmacy. In 1935, the Consul General at the German consulate in Jerusalem awarded a medal to “the pharmacist Ewald Schmidt in Haifa” for his active service in World War 1914/1918.


0.5 Linear Feet