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

  3. Testimony of Robert Kien, born in Ostrava,, Czechoslovakia, 1902, regarding his experiences in Poland including assistance to refugees in Krakow and Britain

    Testimony of Robert Kien, born in Ostrava, Czechoslovakia, 1902, regarding his experiences in Poland including assistance to refugees in Krakow and Britain Born in Ostrava. Escape to Poland, 1939; assistance to Jewish refugees in Krakow organized by Czechoslovakian Zionists, 1939; British Committee for Refugees from Czechoslovakia in Poland, role of Herman Field; participation of Czechoslovakian Jews; cooperation of the Czechoslovakian Consulate; classification applications for British visas; escape to Britain, 1939; Communist influence; cooperation with HICEM (Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society ...

  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. Correspondence with Association of Jewish Refugees (AJR)

    The correspondence - with AJR chairman Werner Rosenstock almost exclusively - comprises a wide variety of issues including amongst others: an AJR Information editorial on the work of the Jewish Restitution Successor Organisation; an obituary on Ludwig Foerder; publishing the memoirs of Gustav Schröder, captain of the MS St. Louis, in England; the visit of The Wiener Library by a group of young German unionists; and an appreciation of Leonard Montefiore in the AJR Information on occasion of his 70th birthday.

  8. 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.

  9. 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

  10. 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.

  11. 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 ...

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

  13. Wooden box owned by a Japanese aid coordinator for Jewish refugees in Shanghai

    • United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
    • irn522135
    • English
    • a : 4.625 x 13.500 x 11.125 in. (11.747 x 34.29 x 28.258 cm.) b : 4.500 x 14.125 x 11.625 in. (11.43 x 35.878 x 29.528 cm.) c : 0.250 x 14.000 x 11.500 in. (0.635 x 35.56 x 29.21 cm.)
  14. Folding Fan owned by a Japanese aid coordinator for Jewish refugees in Shanghai

  15. 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...

  16. Testimony of Ludvik Kain Kalina, born in Uzhorod, Czechoslovakia, 1915, regarding his experiences in Britain, as a Czechoslovakian Army soldier and in combat at Dunkirk

    Testimony of Ludvik Kain Kalina, born in Uzhorod, Czechoslovakia, 1915, regarding his experiences in Britain, as a Czechoslovakian Army soldier and in combat at Dunkirk Born in Uzhorod. Occupation of Slovakia by Hungary; persecution of Jews in Hungarian-occupied Slovakia, 1939; activities of Jewish Communists in Slovakia; transfer to Poland; activities of Jewish Communists in the Katowice refugee center, 1939; persecution of Jewish refugees by Polish police; protection of Jewish refugees by British Consulate; move to Britain, 1939; leading Jewish Communist refugees in England, 1939; impact ...

  17. 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...