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This collection contains letters and postcards sent to Milli Frank in Brooklyn, New York, between 1937 and 1944, by her parents, aunts, and uncles in Germany, and later, France. None of them appear to have survived the Holocaust. The collection also includes a small number of letters from cousins and others.
The collection includes memoirs, poems, notes, correspondence, photographs and clippings pertaining to Miriam Merzbacher-Blumenthal, to her husband Peter and to her mother Ilse Blumenthal-Weiss.'Materials concentrate on the 1940s, when Miriam Merzbacher-Blumenthal and her mother Ilse Blumenthal-Weiss lived in Amsterdam and New York, as well as on correspondence from the 1950s and 1960s.
This collection contains correspondence and family papers from the Mittler, Herzog, and Picard families, mostly from or concerning the time and events of the Holocaust.
The collection consists primarily of newspaper clippings of articles by Hampel and by his wife Tzipora. Included are articles about Jews from the province of Zaglebie in Poland and miscellaneous photographs of memorial events for Holocaust victims from Zaglebie.
The collection contains documentation of the life of Moritz Schweizer, particularly his persecution during World War II. Included in the collection is a diary excerpt listing concentration camp victims he buried after his liberation; correspondence; documents pertaining to his emigration from Germany to Amsterdam; documents pertaining to his internment in Westerbork and Bergen-Belsen; information kept by Schweizer on children in the orphanage at Bergen-Belsen; and letters of sympathy to his wife after his death.
The collection consists of the general, personal and professional correspondence of Moses Kligsberg, manuscripts for published and unpublished works, project proposals and outlines, research materials, printed matter and other records relating to Moses Kligsberg's involvement with the Bund and with Jewish refugees from Nazi-occupied Europe, to his functions at the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research, and to his scholarly interests. Included are Moses Kligsberg's manuscripts on the subjects of Jewish sociology, psychology, youth, and political matters. The collection contains a great deal of YIVO administrative and publicity materials, among others editorial records of the Yedies fun yivo (YIVO News) and YIVO radio programs; materials on the Bund; records of the United Jewish Survivors of Nazi Persecution. Besides the personal documents and both personal and organizational correspondence, the collection also includes original musical compositions, acetate recordings, magnetic reels, and photographs.
The collection documents life inside the Lódz Jewish ghetto during the Nazi occupation of Poland. It consists predominantly of the records of the Eldest of the Jews in the Lódz ghetto, Chaim Mordechai Rumkowski, and of his administration. Included are original correspondence, announcements, circulars, charts, publications, reports, essays, albums and photographs.
A collection of newspaper clippings from the American press on antisemitism and Nazism in the U.S. and Germany, 1930s-1940s. Topics include: Father Coughlin, 1938-1942; America First Committee, 1941-1942; antisemitism in England, Oswald Mosley; Jews in Germany, 1938; report of the Anglo-American Palestine Commission, 1946; Nuremberg trial. There is also a series of clippings arranged chronologically, 1933-38.
Minutes, 1950-1951. Bulletins, 1950s-1960s. Publications including those of the World Federation of Bessarabian Jews, 1960s-1970s. Photograph album of the First World Conference of Bessarabian Jews, 1958. List of World War II survivors from Bessarabia.
This collection contains the records of the National Refugee Service (NRS), a refugee aid organization founded in New York City in 1939 to assist refugees fleeing Nazi persecution. A successor agency to the National Coordinating Committee for Aid to Refugees and Emigrants Coming from Germany, which had operated as an umbrella organization of refugee aid agencies since 1934, the NRS remained in existence until 1946, when it was merged into the new organization United Service for New Americans. The NRS program encompassed a migration service that assisted with affidavits, visas and other legal aspects of the immigration process; temporary relief and casework services; job placement, retraining, and small business loans; help in resettling to localities throughout the country; and social and cultural adjustment to American life. The records include minutes, correspondence, memoranda, and reports related to the board of directors; the executive director; lay advisory committees; the various departments within the NRS; special committees assisting professional groups, including physicians, musicians, rabbis, social workers, and scholars; and cooperating refugee-assistance committees and organizations across the United States.
This is a constructed collection of materials on National Socialism in Germany made from several individual items and smaller collections pulled together over more than two decades. The bulk of the collection stems from 1933-1945. Materials include clippings, correspondence, government and police records, memoranda, reports, minutes, awards, personal identification papers, transcripts of speeches and a radio broadcast, Jewish stars, songs, poems, photographs, manuscripts, teaching materials, and ephemera.
The collection consists of reports, bulletins, and clippings by N. Robinson relating to: World Jewish Congress; German-Jewish relations, 1933-63; antisemitism; Nazi war criminals.
The collection consists of correspondence, predominantly addressed to Nora Kronstein-Rosen (née Kronstein). Prominent topics are art and the relationship between Nora and her mother, Ilona Kronstein (née Neumann), as well as the relationship between Nora and her aunt Klara Mueller (née Neumann). Also included is visual and art-related material.
Extensive autobiographical manuscript by Troller, with illustrations and other supporting material, discussing his family and community, his early life, and his experiences during and after the Holocaust.
This collection consists mainly of materials from the reunions of former Nuremberg-Fürth Jewish community members. These materials include programs, invitations, correspondence, a few notes, a speech, a photograph, and clippings related to various members of the former Nuremberg-Fürth Jewish community. Other materials include a 1938 Rosh ha-shanah bulletin from Fürth and lists of Nuremberg and Fürth community members deported to camps in the 1940s.
Rabbi Oscar M Lifshutz (1916-1990), served as Army Chaplain during World War II and Korea. This collection contains photocopies documenting his life.
Documents refer to the Ostwald, Tendlau and Cohen families. One focus is on the life of Alice Witte née Cohn. Of special significance is a letter that Karl Siche wrote to Alice Witte. Together with Alice Witte's former husband Max Witte, Karl Siche was detained in a concentration camp. Here Max Witte passed away. There is also a remarkable letter from Hedwig Ostwald, which she wrote in Theresienstadt in 1944, prior to her deportation to Auschwitz where she died. Her husband Max Ostwald, a lawyer and the head of the Reichsvereinigung der Juden in Deutschland (district Westphalia) had already died in 1942 in Theresienstadt from disease.
Questionnaires filled out by 512 former residents of Swislocz. Correspondence between displaced persons from Swislocz and Ain.
The collection consists of photocopies relating mainly to a libel suit against the World Federation of Hungarian Jews, which took place in the 1970s in New York. Included are court documents, correspondence relating to Belton's activities in the rabbinate, and clippings relating to the case.
The collection consists of art works by Sigal, clippings, exhibit brochures, photographs of his works. Art works include watercolors and sketches of the internment camp in Cyprus, engraved prints on biblical themes.
Correspondence with Yiddish literary figures, including Abraham Cahan, Daniel Charney, Chaver-Paver, Max Erik, Itsik Feffer, H. Leivick, Kalman Marmor, Shmuel Niger, Melech Ravitch, Abraham Reisen. Correspondence with Yiddish cultural and political organizations in the U.S. Material on the Institute for Jewish Proletarian Culture in Kiev: Pomerantz's lecture notes, diplomas, clippings. Biographical notes on Max Erik. Manuscripts of published and unpublished articles by Pomerantz. Manuscripts and notes on executed Jewish writers in the Soviet Union. Materials relating to Grodno and Grodno landsmanshaftn. Articles about Pomerantz.
Benjamin Eichler was a rabbi and leader of the Jewish community in Bratislava, Slovakia. This collection includes Rabbi Eichler’s memoirs and some of his personal papers, as well as materials he collected documenting Jewish life in Slovakia. Notable among these is the pinkas (community record book) of Liptovsky Mikulas, also known as Liptau, and the records of cemeteries and mass graves in Slovakia.
This collection contains materials collected by Berthold Jeiteles (1872-1958) in Theresienstadt. Jeiteles, a member of a prominent family in Prague, was deported to Theresienstadt in 1939 and survived the war due to a clerical error. After the war he moved to New York and became a Talmudic scholar.
School materials including class notes and workbooks on various subjects reflecting Berezer's career as a teacher. Miscellaneous correspondence of the United Rescue Committee for Lodz for the period 1935-1954. Photographs of students and teachers of the Workmen's Circle Schools.
The papers consist of notes and clippings relating to antisemitism, Nazism, Jewish situation in Europe before and during World War II.
Sommerstein's autobiography. Speeches delivered in the post-war Polish Provisional Diet (Sejm) and resolutions of this government regarding the situation of Jews in Poland after 1945. Memoranda to Polish and U.S. governments and to American-Jewish relief organizations on post-war Jewish problems. Correspondence from Yizhak Grunbaum, Nachum Goldmann, Joseph Tenenbaum. Reports of the Central Committee of Polish Jews, 1945-1946.
The collection consists of gutachten (medical reports on behalf of Dr. Muller's patients), who had been victims of Nazi persecution and were submitting restitution claims to the German government.
Correspondence, materials relating to the Victor ter-Henryk Erlich affair (leaders of the Bund party in land, executed in the Soviet Union in 1941).
Genia Silkes, a teacher in pre-war Poland, dedicated her postwar career to the history of the Holocaust. The testimonies of Polish Holocaust survivors, of which there are 64 from children and 9 from adults, have great historical value. Also included are her research notes, records of her speaking engagements, and personal letters and photographs.
Correspondence with Izhak Ben-Zvi, David Ben-Gurion, Joseph Sprinzak, Rabbinate of Cairo. Report on the Jewish Community in Lebanon, 1956. Correspondence relating to Felix Kersten, personal physician of Himmler. Photostats of Polish underground press, 1940-1945. Manuscripts and notes of a projected book by Shoshkes, Jews in Russia Today. Memoirs by Irene Eskenazi about World War II experiences in Yugoslavia.
- Subject: Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) X
- Leo Baeck Institute 282
- YIVO Institute for Jewish Research 95
- American Jewish Historical Society 32
- American Sephardi Federation 1
- Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) 294
- Correspondence 251
- Photographs 157
- Clippings (information artifacts) 144
- Manuscripts (documents) 105
- Official documents 93
- Emigration and immigration 87
- New York (N.Y.) 75
- United States -- Emigration and immigration 72
- Berlin (Germany) 53
- Genealogical tables 52
- Jewish refugees 45
- Archival materials 43
- Jewish families 39
- Jews, German 36
- Legal documents 36
- Diaries 35
- Notes (documents) 34
- Vienna (Austria) 33
- Holocaust survivors 30 + ∧ less
- English 336
- German 291
- Hebrew 85
- French 80
- Yiddish 54
- Polish 33
- Russian 26
- Czech 25
- Spanish; Castilian 24
- Dutch; Flemish 19
- Hungarian 11
- Italian 10
- Swedish 10
- Romany 5
- Romanian; Moldavian; Moldovan 5
- Lithuanian 4
- Portuguese 4
- Slovak 4
- Arabic 3
- Danish 3 + ∧ less
- Theresienstadt (Concentration camp) 44
- Auschwitz (Concentration camp) 17
- American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee 15
- YIVO Archives 15
- Gurs (Concentration camp) 13
- Westerbork (Concentration camp) 9
- American Jewish Congress 7
- Bergen-Belsen (Concentration camp) 7
- Reichsvertretung der Deutschen Juden 7
- United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration 7
- Baeck, Leo, 1873-1956 6
- Dachau (Concentration camp) 6
- International Refugee Organization 6
- Sachsenhausen (Concentration camp) 6
- United States. Army 6
- World ORT Union 6
- Buchenwald (Concentration camp) 5
- Friedmann family 5
- Reichsvereinigung der Juden in Deutschland 5
- Yad ṿa-shem, rashut ha-zikaron la-Shoʼah ṿela-gevurah 5 + ∧ less