1. Association of Jewish Refugees in Great Britain: Board minutes and papers

    Papers of Association of Jewish Refugees in Great Britain, 1955-1963, comprise minutes and correspondence of the board of the Association of Jewish Refugees in Great Britain, covering such subjects as restitution claims; social work; the newsletter: AJR Information ; cultural activities; membership of the organisation.

  2. Documentation regarding restitution of property to Jewish refugees from Romania, Hungary and Bulgaria who had emigrated to Great Britain and the United States

    Documentation regarding restitution of property to Jewish refugees from Romania, Hungary and Bulgaria who had emigrated to Great Britain and the United States - Pamphlet of topics dealt with by the British Parliament, 15 November 1949; - Reports regarding the restitution of property to Jewish refugees from Romania, Hungary and Bulgaria who had emigrated to Great Britain and the United States; - Correspondence between Dr. Filderman and people in authority and with various Jewish organizations; - Printouts of various laws regarding Jews and restitution of their property; - Report by Aureliu W...

  3. Records of the Religious Society of Friends in Great Britain: Friends Committee for Refugees and Aliens (FCRA)

    Contains meeting minutes of the Germany Emergency Committee, which was later renamed the Friends Committee for Refugees and Aliens (FCRA). Other documents discuss the situation of Jews in Germany, support for refugees, internment, political prisoners, and visits to concentration camps. The collection also includes the pamphlet “An Account of the Work of the Friends Committee for Refugees and Aliens, first known as the Germany Emergency Committee of the Society of Friends 1933–1950,” by Lawrence Dalton, issued in 1954, as well as various other pamphlets relating to the work of the Committee....

  4. German Trades Unions in Great Britain

    Papers of the Trade Union Centre for German Workers in Great Britain, 1941-1945, comprising newsletters, activity reports and and other material relating to the activities of the Trade Union Centre for German Workers in Great Britain.

  5. List of Passengers on the St Louis who found refuge in Great Britain

    Alphabetical list of names, with year of birth, of those St Louis passengers who found refuge in Great Britain.

  6. David Cheyney: papers relating to the Jewish Health Organisation of Great Britain

    This collection consists of David Cheyney's papers relating to his work as secretary of the Jewish Health Organisation of Great Britain. Included are notes of a German Jewish Aid Committee conference on medical aid for refugees, correspondence concerning arrangements with the Movement for the Care of Children from Germany for the safety and medical care of refugee children at hostels in Westgate-on-Sea (Kent) (1766/1), Claydon near Ipswich and Tulse Hill in London (1766/2). Also included is a copy of AJR newsletter (September 1943) (1766/4).

  7. Jewish Refugees Committee, Leeds: correspondence and papers (microfilm)

    Correspondence and papers of the Leeds office of the Jewish Refugee Committee, 1938-1939, comprising letters from local businesses regarding the recruitment of trainees/ refugees and letters from family members and guardians.

  8. Central Council for Jewish Refugees: Donation forms

    Six copies of a donation form of the Central Council for Jewish Refugees/London, special emergency appeal by N M Rothschild, 1940. English

  9. Leni Yahil Personal Archive: Correspondence regarding refugees and rescuing Jews

    Leni Yahil Personal Archive: Correspondence regarding refugees and rescuing Jews In the file: - Correspondence with people and institutions in the United States and Great Britain, the Red Cross and others regarding Jewish refugees and rescuing Jews.

  10. Testimony of Hannah (Loewy) Peleg, born in Vienna, Austria, 1924, regarding her experience in Vienna and Great Britain

    Testimony of Hannah (Loewy) Peleg, born in Vienna, Austria, 1924, regarding her experience in Vienna and Great Britain Life in Vienna; attends a non-Jewish elementary school; coping with displays of antisemitism; attends a Jewish high school, until 1938; Anschluss; Kristallnacht; move of Hannah, her brother Issaschar Dov (Bernhard) and her sister Lisa (Ilse) to Great Britain, in the context of the Kindertransport; Life in Great Britain as a young Jewish refugee girl in non-Jewish surroundings; joins aliya training in Brosgrove, following activities in the Bachad youth movement; marriage to ...

  11. Handmade wooden hanukiyah with Hebrew inscription made by Kindertransport refugees

    • United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
    • irn518186
    • English
    • overall : 17.750 x 20.500 x 7.250 in. (45.085 x 52.07 x 18.415 cm.) Wooden candelabrum with a 6-sided central column set upon an irregular hexagonal base with 2 levels. The column has 4 angled arms of staggered lengths that extend from both sides. On the front top of the column are inlaid Hebrew characters in a darker stain. A small replica of the base is screwed to the top, with a center wooden peg. A small arm extends from the column front near the top. The arm is composed of 3 pieces of rectangular wood that join to form a bent arm with a flat, square surface. There is a small, circular hole at the top for a candle. Four arms of differing lengths, but similar construction, extend from each side of the column, with the smallest arm at the top. The far right arm has a metal cylinder with a square wax guard; the next arm has a metal cup; the 3rd arm has aluminum foil lining the hole; the 4th arm has candle wax remnants. Menorah (lcsh)

    8-branched Hanukkah menorah with central holder for the 9th candle made for Louis Judah and Etty Cohen by 3 male student refugees at the Whittingehame Farm School in East Lothian, Scotland. One evening, the students requested that Mr. Cohen and his family come to the school and, in a heartfelt ceremony, presented the handcrafted menorah to the couple to thank them for what they had done for them. It has an inlaid inscription: Chanukah c. 1941 From Agricultural School Whittinghame. Judah and Etty were governors of the school, and members of the Edinburgh Hebrew Congregation which established...

  12. Metal identification tag used by Jewish refugees from Nazi Germany to the US

    • United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
    • irn517277
    • English
    • 1938
    • overall : 2.000 x 1.120 in. (5.08 x 2.845 cm.) Circular metal name tag with a hole in one side and a half circle hole on the other side. The edge is rolled under and the front has stamped text. Name tags (lcsh)

    Identification tag that was owned by Stefi and Gustav Geisel. They had emigrated separately to the United States in 1938 to escape the harsh persecutions of Jews in Nazi Germany. They met in Chicago and married in 1942. Stefi had lived in Mosbach, Germany, with her parents and younger brother, Walter. In 1938, 18 year old Stefi Siegel was sent to live with relatives in Chicago. Her parents left for England that year and arrived in the US in 1943. Walter had been sent to the Netherlands; after Germany occupied the country in 1940, he was deported to Buchenwald concentration camp, then to Ber...

  13. Selected records from the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and predecessors, Political and other Departments, General Correspondence before 1906, Great Britain and General (FO 83)

    Contains records from the Foreign and Commonwealth Office relating to British Protection in the Ottoman Dominions, consular jurisdiction and protection in Turkey, and foreign Jews in Palestine, 1873-1899.

  14. Testimony of Kurt Schick, born in Brno, Czechoslovakia, 1918, regarding his experiences as a refugee in Shanghai, as a soldier in the Czechoslovakian Army in the Middle East, in Britain and in the Air Force

    Testimony of Kurt Schick, born in Brno, Czechoslovakia, 1918, regarding his experiences as a refugee in Shanghai, as a soldier in the Czechoslovakian Army in the Middle East, in Britain and in the Air Force Born in Czechoslovakia. Transfer of Jewish refugees from Prague to Shanghai, 1939; Jewish volunteers in Shanghai join Czechoslovakian units in the Middle East and in England, 1940; situation of the Czechoslovakian Air Force in England, 1941; due to heavy losses, more Jewish volunteers admitted; training in British Royal Air Force (RAF) centers; Jewish participation, 1943; percentage of J...

  15. Rabbi Eli Munk Archives: Correspondence regarding the situation of the Jewish refugees in Germany during the early post-Holocaust years

    The Record Group includes correspondence with relief and welfare organizations in Britain and Germany during the Nazi period and after the war, reports regarding the activities of these organizations and reports from visits of Jewish leaders in Germany after the war, including much information concerning the situation of the Jews living in various places in the country.

  16. Correspondence by the War Refugee Board (WRB) in Washington regarding the evacuation of Jewish refugees from Europe by ship, May-December 1944

    Correspondence by the War Refugee Board (WRB) in Washington regarding the evacuation of Jewish refugees from Europe by ship, May-December 1944 Page 1: Telegram from Steinhardt in Ankara to the WRB that the Bulgarian ship "Maritza", which left Constanza port with 316 refugees on board, has asked for the second time, to moor, even though the passengers do not have visas for Turkey nor do they have certificates [for legal aliya to Eretz Israel]. The ship received permission to moor, the permit to transfer them to Eretz Israel was given by the British representative in Turkey, 19 May 1944; Page...

  17. Komitet pomoshchi evreiskim bezhentsam (g. Zagreb)

    • Odbor za pomoc židovskim izbeglicam (Zagreb); Committee for Aid to Jewish Refugees (Zagreb)

    The collection's contents are described in one inventory, which is arranged by structure and chronology. Deposited in the collection are documents connected with the activities of the Zagreb HICEM Committee regarding the reception, settling, and transport to third countries of Jewish refugees from Germany and Austria. It includes correspondence with HICEM committees in Austria, the United States, Britain, Germany, Italy, and other countries, and with the Union of Jewish Religious Communities of Yugoslavia, the German Jewish Aid Society, the Jewish religious community of Brody, the JDC, the ...

  18. Documentation regarding assistance given by Jewish organizations to refugees in Romania, aliya to Eretz Israel, restitution of stolen property belonging to the Jews, sinking of the ship, "Mefkure", and more

    Documentation regarding assistance given by Jewish organizations to refugees in Romania, aliya to Eretz Israel, restitution of stolen property belonging to the Jews, sinking of the ship, "Mefkure", and more Clippings from the "Curierul Israelit" newspaper regarding renewal of the activities of various Jewish organizations and their activities on behalf of the refugees, establishment of the Consiliul General Evreesc (General Jewish Council) and their struggle to restore civil rights and the property stolen from the Jews, and Filderman's comments regarding aliya matters and the friction with ...

  19. Correspondence by the War Refugee Board (WRB) in Washington regarding the transfer of refugees from Europe to Eretz Israel, May-September 1944 IMMIGRATION TO ERETZ ISRAEL MAY - NOV. 1944

    War Refugee Board (WRB) in Washington correspondence regarding the transfer of refugees from Europe to Eretz Israel, May-September 1944 Pages 1-2: - Memorandum sent from London to the United States Foreign Ministry regarding conversations held by the correspondent (apparently the US Ambassador) with Chaim Weizmann, A. L. Easterman and Dr. Barou from the World Jewish Congress (WJC) regarding the refugee problem, the White Paper and the obligations of the British government, 09 May 1944; Pages 3-4: - Telegram to the WRB regarding refugees waiting in southern Italy for certificates (for legal ...