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  1. Ejnesman, Kornwaser family photograph collection

    Collection is comprised of original photographs and photo postcards of Shoshana Fidelman’s grandparents, parents, uncles and aunts and siblings, none of whom survived the Holocaust. Photographs were taken in Poland prior to the Second World War and mailed by Shoshana Fidelman’s family living in Starachowice-Wierzbnik and Bodzentyn to family members in Canada and Israel.

  2. Writing Lives Memoir Project collection

    Collection is comprised of records accumulated as a result of the participation of the Vancouver Holocaust Education Centre in a project entitled Writing Lives: The Holocaust Survivor Memoir Project. Writing Lives was a partnership between Langara College’s English and History departments, the Azrieli Foundation and the VHEC. For the project, students at Langara College worked closely with Vancouver-based Holocaust survivors to produce their written memoirs over the course of two semesters. In the first semester, students learned the history of the Holocaust. In the second semester, student...

  3. Vancouver Holocaust Education Centre fonds

    • Vancouver Holocaust Education Centre
    • RA000
    • English
    • 1981-2019
    • 596.8 cm of textual records / 5.96 m of textual records574 photographs : prints, black and white, colour545 slides : 35 mm ; black and white, colour65 photographs : negatives51 videocassettes33 audio cassettes754.1 MB of born-digital records116 CDs61 DVDs9 floppy disks16 zip drives23 posters2 banners4 flash drives3 objects2 .mp4s12 .mp3s

    Fonds consists of records generated by staff and volunteers of the Vancouver Holocaust Education Centre in the planning and administration of exhibitions, school programs, commemorative events, symposia, communications as well as a resource centre. Fonds has been arranged into the following series: Exhibition records, Newsletters, Event programming records.

  4. Stanley Winfield fonds

    Fonds consists of photographs, publications, reports and correspondence created or collected by Stanley Winfield while he was a sergeant with the Royal Canadian Air Force, related to the time he spent at the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp shortly after its liberation. Fonds consists of a copy of a scrapbook created by Winfield on the subjects of Bergen-Belsen and Ted Aplin; passports belonging to the Lichtensterns, who were a Jewish couple related to Winfield’s mother and who fled Austria for the United States in 1939; and the program for and copies of speeches delivered at the fiftieth a...

  5. René Goldman fonds

    The records in this fonds pertain mostly to René Goldman and his parents, Wolf and Mira Goldman from Poland, Luxembourg and France. Fonds consists of family photographs, travel and identity documents, disappearance reports, certificates and post-war school records from orphanages resided in by René Goldman. Records have been arranged into the following two series: Goldman family photographs series (1917–[195-?]) and Goldman family records series (1929–1965).

  6. Pollák, Deneberger, Kiss family fonds

    Fonds is comprised of correspondence, family records and photographs created and/or kept by members of the Pollák, Deneberger and Kiss family, a Jewish family living in Tápiószele, Hungary during the Second World War. Records document the family's separation, internment, hiding and well as pre- and post-war activities.

  7. Meyer family fonds

    Fonds consists of records pertaining to the life, military service and work of members of the Meyer family in Germany before 1939, records related to their attempts to leave Germany and personal objects owned by Paul Meyer in Vancouver. Records include identity and transit documents, records related to taxes and fines, diaries, photographs, publications and correspondence. The fonds has been arranged by the archivist into the following five series:Family records series (1875–1939), Correspondence series (1938–1939), Writings, publications and ephemera series (1915–1976), Photographs series ...

  8. Loewy postcard collection

    Collection is comprised of twenty-eight postcards written by Sylvia Loewy, in Stockholm, Sweden, to her husband, Fritz, after his 1942 arrest and deportation. Not knowing where her husband was, Sylvia sent the postcards by registered mail to shtetls, ghettos and concentration camps throughout the Polish General Government territory. The postcards were sent in batches with similar messages, explaining that she lives in Sweden, that she is fine, and that she hopes to receive news from her husband as soon as possible.

  9. Holocaust Memorial Committee fonds

    Fonds is comprised of administrative and other records generated as a result of the activities of the Holocaust Memorial Committee of the VHCS. The Holocaust Memorial Committee managed the building of a Holocaust memorial monument and an accompanying commemorative book project. The VHCS initiated and funded the committee’s work; its board members at the time of the memorial unveiling were Robert Krell, Leon Kahn, Dave Shafran, Freda Kaplan, Robbie Waisman, Leon Dales, Mariette Doduck, David Ehrlich, Lili Folk, Rome Fox, Paul Heller and Jack Kowarsky. Records in fonds include administrative ...

  10. Holocaust-era serials collection

    Collection is comprised of newspapers, magazines and other periodicals published in Western Europe and the United States in the period leading up to and during the Second World War. Publications are relevant to Holocaust studies and education in that they demonstrate widespread antisemitism, Nazi propaganda, international responses and military and resistance activities. Serials in collection are both originals and reprints printed after the original publication.

  11. Bankierskantoor Lissa & Kann

    Het uitbreken van de Tweede Wereldoorlog had ingrijpende gevolgen voor NV Bankierskantoor van Lissa & Kann. Toch overleefde het bankiershuis de oorlog, zij het niet langer als zelfstandig bankierskantoor, maar in het bezit van de firma Hope & Co. Op 5 juni 1940 werd een drietal overeenkomsten gesloten, namelijk tussen J.H. Kann en Hope & Co., tussen J.H. Kann en Lissa & Kann en tussen Hope & Co. en Lissa & Kann. De reden dat J.H. Kann, enig aandeelhouder, zijn gehele aandelenbezit verkocht aan Hope & Co, was zijn debetpositie bij het bankierskantoor. In de overee...

  12. Starostwo Powiatowe Łowickie w Łowiczu

    • Łowicz County Governor's Office

    Referat Ogólno-Organizacyjny 1945-1950: zarządzenia i okólniki władz, przepisy wewnętrzne, sprawy osobowe pracowników, sprawozdania sytuacyjne i z działalności urzędu, uroczystości oraz organizacja akcji społecznych, sprawy władz i urzędów niezespolonych, szkolnictwo zawodowe, likwidacja firm i zakładów poniemieckich, przedsiębiorstwa podlegające przejęciu na rzecz państwa, przydział lokali, lustracje i inspekcje, sprawy komunikacji, poczty i telekomunikacji, szkolenia, biblioteki, rejestracja i statystyka szkód wojennych (kwestionariusze z terenu Łowicza i gmin powiatu), osadnictwo, akcja ...

  13. Rapporto generale della commissione per la ricostruzione delle vicende che hanno caratterizzato in Italia le attività di acquisizione dei beni dei cittadini ebrei da parte di organismi pubblici e privati

    • Anselmi Commission on Jewish Properties - General Report
    • Rapporto Generale della Commissione Anselmi sui Beni Ebraici
    • General report by the commission aiming to study the acquisition of Jewish citizens' goods by private and public bodies in Italy

    The general report, available both in Italian and in English, traces spoliation, confiscation, depredation liquidation and post-war restitution of Jewish citizens' properties. The cooperation by several banks and the Banca d'Italia is described.

  14. Podziemne Archiwum Getta Białostockiego

    • Archiwum Mersika - Tenenbauma
    • Konspiracyjne archiwum getta w Białymstoku
    • Underground Archive of the Białystok Ghetto

    W naszych zasobach znajduje się: - ponad 400 ogłoszeń, rozporządzeń, komunikatów i odezw Rady Żydowskiej w getcie Białystok 8.07.1941 - 12.1942; - protokoły posiedzeń Rady Żydowskiej 02.08.1941 - 29.11.1942; - relacje z gett: Białystok, Ciechanowiec, Dereczyn, Grajewo, Grodno, Mińsk, Słonim, Sokoły, Supraśl, Swisłocz, Urle, Wilno i in.; z obozu zagłady w Treblince; - pisma M. Tenenbauma (w odpisach): dziennik 01.1943-03.1943, listy, odezwy; - odpisy dokumentów osobistych ofiar obozu w Treblince; - opracowanie dotyczące Rady Żydowskiej w Białymstoku;

  15. Gmina Żydowska Gliwice

    • Synagogen Gemeinde Gleiwitz
    • Jewish Community in Gliwice (Gleiwitz)

    Akta gminy żydowskiej w Gliwicach (1910- 1943), - Protokoły posiedzeń zarządu gminy 1914-1942, - Okólniki, ogłoszenia i zarządzenia nazistowskie 1938-1942, - sprawy gminy i Bezirkstelle Gleiwitz 1938-1943, - korespondencja gminy z władzami, gminami (Berlin, Wrocław, Opole, Racibórz), instytucjami żydowskimi, osobami prywatnymi. 1919-1943: - legaty, fundacje 1910-1939, - dokumenty bractwa pogrzebowego (Chewra Kadisza) 1931-1939, - statuty i korespondencja dotycząca domu starców 1926-1942, - sprawy własności gminy i majątku jej członków 1933-1943, w tym sprawy procesowe, spisy przejmowanych m...

  16. Gmina Żydowska w Wiedniu

    • Israelitische Kultusgemeinde Wien
    • Jewish Community in Vienna

    I. Korespondencja gminy (fragmenty) z lat 1871-1940: m.in..: - Israelitische Theologische Lehranstalt in Wien. [Izraelickie Seminarium Teologiczne w Wiedniu] 1893-1937 - statut, protokoły sesji egzaminacyjnych, korespondencja 1896-1930, notatki, 24 indeksy studentów z 1930 r., prace dyplomowe i seminaryjne słuchaczy, b.d. i 1935; - Vereinigung jüdischer Exportakademiker in Wien (Exportakademie des K.K. Handelsmuseums) [Związek Żydowskich Studentów Akademii Eksportu w Wiedniu (Akademia Eksportu Cesarsko-Królewskiego Muzeum Handlowego] - bd. - statut; - dokumenty biblioteki gminnej 1866 - po ...

  17. Gmina Żydowska we Wrocławiu

    • Synagogen Gemeinde zu Breslau
    • Jewish Community in Wrocław (Breslau)

    Akta Gminy Żydowskiej we Wrocławiu, m.in.. - protokoły posiedzeń Zarządu 1922-1939; - korespondencja Zarządu (1796-1939) z urzędami, gminami i związkami żydowskimi oraz osobami prywatnymi; w tym m.in.: - korespondencja w sprawach opieki nad uchodźcami z Rosji, Rumunii, Galicji, Kongresówki 1867-1874, 1882-1907, 1914-1930, - dokumentacja przygotowań do III Zjazdu Związku Niemieckich Żydów w 1909 r., Okręgowego Związku Pruskich Gmin Żydowskich we Wrocławiu 1926-1931, korespondencja z Niemieckim Związkiem Gmin Żydowskich 1914-1924, korespondencja w sprawach emigracji 1934-1939; - wykazy tzw. S...

  18. Records of the Mayor of Salgótarján

    • Salgótarján város polgármesterének iratai

    The collection holds the records of the Mayor, the head of the administration of the town of Salgótarján between 1922 and 1950. Records related to the Holocaust include, but not limited to the following topics: cases of trade licences and permits, citizenship and naturalization cases, disenfranchisement of Jewish citizens, petitions for granting the right to vote, records concerning the implementation of the anti-Jewish laws as well as instances of bureaucratic and illegal antisemitic measures, building permits, internal matters of Jewish communities, ban on Zionist organizations, Jewish mi...

  19. Records of the Subprefect of Nógrád County

    • Nógrád vármegye alispánjának iratai

    The fond of the records of the Subprefect is one of the key collections pertaining to the history of the Jewish communities and the Holocaust in Nógrád County. The material survived from the years 1939-1944 include records concerning the implementation of the anti-Jewish laws as well as the instances of bureaucratic and illegal antisemitic measures, including the withdrawal of trade licences and permits, quitting rental agreements of Jews, exclusion of Jews from the municipal committees and social organizations, internment and legal procedures, police supervision of Jewish individuals, regi...

  20. Vilcsek family collection

    Collection consists primarily of records generated or used during the period of the Second World War by the Vilcsek family in Budapest, Hungary. These include vital statistics and personal records of the Vilcsek family, photographs, and postcards mailed to the family from Ernő Vilcsek while he was in a labour camp in Hungary. Collection also consists of artworks, several on the theme of the Holocaust, created by Eva Kero after her immigration to Vancouver, BC.Collection has been arranged into three series: Correspondence (1942), Family records ([after 1881]–1949) and Artworks (1969–1971).