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  1. World Jewish Congress

    This fonds is incredibly rich in information regarding the relation of the WJC with Belgium and the Belgian Jewish community, the refugee question before the war, the Shoah in Belgium, the immediate postwar reconstruction and relief effort, the restitution issue, Jews in the former Belgian Congo, … The files in “Series A. Central Files” (1919-1976) contain correspondence, minutes, records of conferences, and miscellaneous other materials. In its “Subseries 2. Executive Files” – holding files of several WJC leaders – we note the files “Belgium, Kubowitzki, Aryeh L.” (box A9, folder nr. 17; y...

  2. Riegner telegram

    Telegram to Samuel S. Wise with information from Gerhart Riegner warning of Nazi plans to deport and exterminate 3.5 to 4 million European Jews.

  3. Bertha V. Corets Papers

    Correspondence, reports, minutes, booklets, pamphlets and newsclippings pertaining to Bertha V. Corets' activities for the Anti-Nazi Boycott and as a champion of human rights.

  4. Samuel Untermyer Papers

    Papers describe the career of Samuel Untermyer as lawyer and civic and communal leader; and as counsel for the Congressional Committee known as the Pujo Committee which in 1912 investigated the "money trust." The collection consists of correspondence, memoranda and reports pertaining to Untermyer's many legal and civic involvements, speeches, catalogs of art holdings, last will and testament, family correspondence and biographies, Untermyer Trust correspondence, and scrapbooks.

  5. National Council of Jewish Women (Cincinnati, Ohio) Holocaust Survivors Oral History Project

    Interviews with survivors of World War II living in Cincinnati. Topics include displaced persons, Jewish Holocaust, immigration, national socialism and Germany during that period. Selected interviews from this collection are published in: Peck, Abraham J. and Uri D. Herscher. "Queen City Refuge: An Oral History of Cincinnati's Jewish Refugees from Nazi Germany." West Orange, N.J. : Behrman House, 1989.

  6. Rena M. Rohrheimer Papers

    Correspondence with friends, relatives, committees, and organizations mainly regarding refugees and efforts to rescue Jews from Germany and other Nazi-occupied countries. Also includes notes, reports, and essays by Rohrheimer about her trips to Europe.

  7. Raphael Lemkin Papers

    Contains material relating to Raphael Lemkin's crusade for the adoption of an international law making genocide a crime. Also includes materials on the Nuremberg trials and the Nobel Peace Prize. The collection includes correspondence, memoranda, newspaper clippings, printed material and miscellaneous items.

  8. Rena M. Rohrheimer Papers

    Correspondence with friends, relatives, committees, and organizations mainly regarding refugees and efforts to rescue Jews from Germany and other Nazi-occupied countries. Also includes notes, reports, and essays by Rohrheimer about her trips to Europe.

  9. Raphael Lemkin Papers

    Contains material relating to Raphael Lemkin's crusade for the adoption of an international law making genocide a crime. Also includes materials on the Nuremberg trials and the Nobel Peace Prize. The collection includes correspondence, memoranda, newspaper clippings, printed material and miscellaneous items.

  10. Riegner telegram

    Telegram to Samuel S. Wise with information from Gerhart Riegner warning of Nazi plans to deport and exterminate 3.5 to 4 million European Jews.

  11. Samuel Untermyer Papers

    Papers describe the career of Samuel Untermyer as lawyer and civic and communal leader; and as counsel for the Congressional Committee known as the Pujo Committee which in 1912 investigated the "money trust." The collection consists of correspondence, memoranda and reports pertaining to Untermyer's many legal and civic involvements, speeches, catalogs of art holdings, last will and testament, family correspondence and biographies, Untermyer Trust correspondence, and scrapbooks.

  12. National Council of Jewish Women (Cincinnati, Ohio) Holocaust Survivors Oral History Project

    Interviews with survivors of World War II living in Cincinnati. Topics include displaced persons, Jewish Holocaust, immigration, national socialism and Germany during that period. Selected interviews from this collection are published in: Peck, Abraham J. and Uri D. Herscher. "Queen City Refuge: An Oral History of Cincinnati's Jewish Refugees from Nazi Germany." West Orange, N.J. : Behrman House, 1989.

  13. World Jewish Congress Records

    The World Jewish Congress collection consists of the records of the New York office of the organization. The material spans the years 1918 to 1982, but the bulk of the documents range from the 1940s to 1970s and reflect the activities of the office in New York. The records reveal crucial information about the Holocaust. However, the material is not limited to this period. The collection illustrates areas that were of special interest to the WJC at one time or another. For example, early records, preceding the founding of the organization, contain information about its establishment. This ma...

  14. Bertha V. Corets Papers

    Correspondence, reports, minutes, booklets, pamphlets and newsclippings pertaining to Bertha V. Corets' activities for the Anti-Nazi Boycott and as a champion of human rights.

  15. Ernest B. Holocaust testimony

    Videotape testimony of Ernest B., who was born in Nové Mesto nad Váhom, Czechoslavakia (presently Slovakia) in 1924, an only child. He recalls his parents not discussing Judaism with him until he was seven or eight; acquiring his Jewish identity through active participation in Maccabi; Slovak independence resulting in anti-Jewish restrictions; being baptized in order to attend school; his family's exemption from deportation due to his father's profession; an uncle warning them to leave in 1944 when the Slovak uprising began; hiding with his parents in several locations with non-Jews; tryi...

  16. Henry C. Holocaust testimony

    Videotape testimony of Henry C., who was born in the United States. Mr. C. describes his Yiddish and Workmen's Circle background; attending college; being drafted into the United States Army in 1944; eight months of combat in Europe; working at the United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration Headquarters; discharge from the army in 1946; working for UNRRA as a civilian, managing Fo?hrenwald displaced persons camp; frequent problems maintaining the physical facilities resulting in poor sanitation; an incident when U.S. soldiers harassed Jewish refugees; his attempts to improve co...

  17. Samuel O. Holocaust testimony

    Videotape testimony of Samuel O., who was born in Gorlice, Poland, in 1930. He recalls the death of his mother early in his youth and being raised, as a result, by both sets of grandparents; his first awareness of antisemitism; German occupation; his transfer to the Bobowa ghetto and conditions there; and the liquidation of the ghetto in August, 1942, which he was able to escape. He tells of assuming the false identity of a farm worker; being taken in by a Polish family, with whom he remained until the end of the war; and his sustaining friendship throughout this time with a non-Jewish woma...