Bremen; Jewish Community Collection
Scope and Content Note
Folder 1 contains an eclectic collection of short documents pertaining to the city of Bremen and its Jewish community from the 18th century to the Holocaust. Of special interest are an issue of ‘Bremer wöchentliche Nachrichten’ from Jan. 14, 1743; transcripts of historic documents from the 19th century; and records from the Jewish community before 1933. Also included in folder 1 are copies of ‘Juedisches Gemeindeblatt [Bremen], 1930-1935. All items in folder 1 are individually described in German language index cards.
Folder 3 holds the copy of a list with the names of 574 Jews (constituting half of the Jewish population living in Bremen in 1933), who were killed during the Nazi regime.
Folders 2, 4 and five contain correspondence and clippings pertaining to Elfriede Bannas and her efforts 1992-1995 on behalf of a Holocaust memorial in Bremen and the restitution of expropriated books.
Language of Materials
This collection is in German.
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
The collection consists of original documents, correspondence, as well as published and other archival materials, pertaining to the city of Bremen and its Jewish community from the 18th to the 20th century.
Other Finding Aid
All items in folder 1 are individually described in German language index cards.
A video tape, containing two documentaries about Jews in Bremen before 1938, has been removed to the LBI A/V collection.
During microfilming and consequent digitization the original order of the collection has been disrupted.
- Inventory of the Bremen Jewish Community Collection, 1743-1995 AR 146
- © 2009
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- Language of description note
- The inventory is in English.