Archival Descriptions

Displaying items 1 to 20 of 21,948
Language of Description: English
Holding Institution: United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  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. 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...

  7. 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.

  8. Postage stamp

  9. Holländer family papers

  10. US patriotic envelope collection

    The collection consists of four unused envelopes depicting artwork created during World War II in the United States.

  11. Wasserman family photographs

  12. Roma Becher collection