Records relating to the experiences of Danish Jews

Language of Description
Alt. Identifiers
  • 2014.184.1
  • RG-44.002
1 Jan 1888 - 31 Dec 2010
Level of Description
  • Danish
  • Yiddish
EHRI Partner

Extent and Medium

2,138 digital images, TIFF and JPEG


Archival History

Dansk Jødisk Museum


Source of acquisition is the Dansk Jødisk Museum (Danish Jewish Museum). The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Archives received the digitized collection via the United States Holocaust Museum International Archives Project in Jan. 2014, and accretion in 2015.

Scope and Content

Photo albums, scrapbooks and diaries relating to the experiences of Danish Jews during the war, including escape to Sweden and deportation to Theresienstadt, as well as their return home to Denmark; personal papers of Danish Jews, as well as records of the Danish Jewish Community, Danish and Jewish organizations, including: aid organizations, the Jewish Community in Malmö (Sweden), Danish press, and records of the Danmarks national socialistiske arbejder parti or Danish Nazi Party (1888-2008).

System of Arrangement

The system of arrangement of the source repository has been preserved in digital images. This collection contains digital files with mixed materials. There is no clear organization of those files. Some files may contain both format of materials: document records and sound records (Interviews). Following files are not digitized: 207B15; 207B16; 207B120; 207B121; 207B122; 275B15; JDK11A12; JDK124A1; JDK149A1; JDK166A1; JDK192A1; JDK207A45; JDK207A146; and JDK246A1. Interviews are cataloged seperately and can be found in the Collections catalog/Oral History with numbers: RG-50.8200001- RG-50.8200145.

Conditions Governing Reproduction

Copyright Holder: Dansk Jødisk Museum


Corporate Bodies



This description is derived directly from structured data provided to EHRI by a partner institution. This collection holding institution considers this description as an accurate reflection of the archival holdings to which it refers at the moment of data transfer.