Archival Descriptions

Displaying items 101 to 120 of 170
Language of Description: German
Language of Description: English
Country: Israel
  1. Aurelie (Polturak) Gottlieb, born in Lwow, Poland, 1892, known as Rella; details regarding her activities in the French Jewish underground during World War II

    1. O.89 - Collection of Personal Files of Jewish Underground Fighters in France

    Aurelie (Polturak) Gottlieb, born in Lwow, Poland, 1892, known as Rella; details regarding her activities in the French Jewish underground during World War II FSJF (Federation of Jewish Societies in France) activities in Lyons; arrested in the UGIF (Union Generale des Israelites de France) office by the Gestapo, 09 March 1943; deportation to Drancy; transfer to Auschwitz; murdered in Auschwitz. In the file: - Photograph; - Letter; - Documents; - Excerpts from testimonies.

  2. Jules Bass, born in 1924, details regarding his activities in the French Jewish underground during World War II

    1. O.89 - Collection of Personal Files of Jewish Underground Fighters in France

    Jules Bass, born in 1924, details regarding his activities in the French Jewish underground during World War II Life in Limoges; OJC (Organization of Jewish Combat Fighters) activities as part of FFI (Interior French Forces); arrest by the Gestapo while smuggling forged documents, 10 June 1944; torture and execution; finding of his body in a forest in St. Junien. In the file: - Certificate issued by the FFI.

  3. Fanny Wolf, born in Ingwiller, France, 1909; details regarding her activities in the French Jewish underground during World War II

    1. O.89 - Collection of Personal Files of Jewish Underground Fighters in France

    Fanny Wolf, born in Ingwiller, France, 1909; details regarding her activities in the French Jewish underground during World War II Life in Strasbourg including work as a teacher; life in the Perigueux area including work as a teacher; dismissal from her job following antisemitic legislation; joins the Aide Sociale aux Refugies (Social Aid for Refugees) organization in the Dordogne region; detention by the Gestapo at the Aide Sociale aux Refugies office in Perigueux, 1944; deportation to Drancy; transfer to Auschwitz, 13 April 1944; her death at Auschwitz. In the file: - Testimony.

  4. Marcelle Loeb, born in Strasbourg, France, 1923; details regarding her activities in the French Jewish underground during World War II

    1. O.89 - Collection of Personal Files of Jewish Underground Fighters in France

    Marcelle Loeb, born in Strasbourg, France, 1923; details regarding her activities in the French Jewish underground during World War II Membership in EIF (French Jewish Scouts); arrest by the Gestapo during a raid on the UGIF (Union Generale des Israelites de France) building in Lyon in the presence of Klaus Barbie, 09 February, 1943; deportation to Drancy; transfer to Sobibor; perishes in Sobibor. In the file: - Photograph of Marcelle Loeb; - Excerpt from a testimony.

  5. Fanny Scheimann, born in Paris, France, 1921; details regarding her activities in the French Jewish underground during World War II

    1. O.89 - Collection of Personal Files of Jewish Underground Fighters in France

    Fanny Scheimann, born in Paris, France, 1921; details regarding her activities in the French Jewish underground during World War II EIF (French Jewish Scouts) activities; dismissal from her job at the Finance Ministry; work as a secretary for OSE (Children's Aid Society) in Chambery; arrest by the Gestapo, 08 February 1944; deportation to Drancy; transfer to Auschwitz; death in Auschwitz. In the file: - Photograph of Fanny Scheimann; - Pages of personal information; - Page of Testimony in her name.

  6. Simone Kahn, born in Paris, France, 1915; details regarding her activities in the French Jewish underground during World War II

    1. O.89 - Collection of Personal Files of Jewish Underground Fighters in France

    Simone Kahn, born in Paris, France, 1915; details regarding her activities in the French Jewish underground during World War II Membership in the EIF (French Jewish Scouts); work in a children's home in Paris until 1942; transfer to Lyons; transfer to Grenoble; continuation of her EIF work; participation in CAR (Refugees Aid Committee) and OSE (Children's Aid Society) rescue work; rescue of a child and arrest by the Gestapo due to being informed on; deportation to Drancy; transfer to Auschwitz. In the file: - Photograph of Simone Kahn; - Testimony; - Page of Testimony in her name.

  7. Simone (Levy) Hirschler, born in Mulhouse, France, 1911; details regarding her activities in the French Jewish underground during World War II

    1. O.89 - Collection of Personal Files of Jewish Underground Fighters in France

    Simone (Levy) Hirschler, born in Mulhouse, France, 1911; details regarding her activities in the French Jewish underground during World War II Life in Marseilles with her husband, Rabbi Rene Hirschler; her husband's activities as Chief Rabbi of the camps in France; rescue activities with her husband; arrested by the Gestapo with her husband, 23 December 1943; deportation to Drancy; transfer to Auschwitz; perishes in Auschwitz with her husband; awarded the Croix de Guerre. In the file: - Photograph of Simone Hirschler; - Documents; - Personal documents; - Testimonies.

  8. Marcel Geismar, born in Turkheim, France, 1917; details regarding his activities in the Jewish underground in France during World War II

    1. O.89 - Collection of Personal Files of Jewish Underground Fighters in France

    Marcel Geismar, born in Turkheim, France, 1917; details regarding his activities in the Jewish underground in France during World War II Joins the Jewish underground during the war; life in the Creuse region including work for OSE (Children's Aid Society); work as assistant bookkeeper in Le Masgelier, an OSE children's home; visit to his family in the Alsace area, Pesach (07 April) 1944; taken captive with his two brothers by the Gestapo; deportation to Auschwitz, 29 April 1944.

  9. Emeric Fiser, born in Budapest, Hungary, 1914; details regarding his activities in the French Jewish underground during World War II

    1. O.89 - Collection of Personal Files of Jewish Underground Fighters in France

    Emeric Fiser, born in Budapest, Hungary, 1914; details regarding his activities in the French Jewish underground during World War II Life in Montintin during the war; work as an educator in an OSE (Children's Aid Society) children's home; escorts a group of children to the Swiss border; visit at the OSE office in Chambery, 1944; detention by the Gestapo along with the office staff, February 1944; deportation to Auschwitz, 07 March 1944. In the file: - Photographs of Emeric Fiser; - Testimonies; - Articles.

  10. Germaine Meyer, born in Dunkerque, France, 1899, known as Marie Garithe; details regarding her activities in the French Jewish underground during World War II

    1. O.89 - Collection of Personal Files of Jewish Underground Fighters in France

    Germaine Meyer, born in Dunkerque, France, 1899, known as Marie Garithe; details regarding her activities in the French Jewish underground during World War II Life in Nice; works as the secretary of the manager of the French-Italian bank, Donati Angelo; provides forged documents to Jews; detention by the Gestapo with two colleagues from work who are members of the Jewish underground; deportation to Drancy with her colleagues. In the file: - Photograph of Germaine Meyer; - German report regarding her detention.

  11. Leon Eugene Wolpert, born in Russia, 1910; details regarding his activities in the French Jewish underground during World War II

    1. O.89 - Collection of Personal Files of Jewish Underground Fighters in France

    Leon Eugene Wolpert, born in Russia, 1910; details regarding his activities in the French Jewish underground during World War II Works for OSE (Children's Aid Society) along with his wife, Elisabeth, from 1941; life working for OSE including providing food to Jews in hiding in the Lyons area; escape to Switzerland due to health problems of his wife; couple is denied entrance into Switzerland; detention by the Gestapo; deportation to Auschwitz with his wife on Transport 60, 07 October 1943. In the file: - Summary of his activities.

  12. Juliette Weil, born in Strasbourg, France, 1921; details regarding her activities in the French Jewish underground during World War II

    1. O.89 - Collection of Personal Files of Jewish Underground Fighters in France

    Juliette Weil, born in Strasbourg, France, 1921; details regarding her activities in the French Jewish underground during World War II Life in southern France including underground activities in La Sixieme (the Sixth) of the EIF (French Jewish Scouts); rescue of children; detention by the Gestapo with other Jews in the UGIF (Union Generale des Israelites de France) offices in Lyons, 09 February 1943; deportation, 25 March 1943. In the file: - Photograph of Juliette Weil; - Testimonies.

  13. Testimony of Josef Brunner, born in Munich, Germany, 1923, regarding his experience on a transport of Jewish children from Prague to Britain, as a soldier in the British Army and in the fighting at Dunkirk

    1. The Erich Kulka Collection: Testimonies and Documentation regarding the struggle of the Jews of Czechoslovakia against the Nazis, 1941-1975

    Testimony of Josef Brunner, born in Munich, Germany, 1923, regarding his experience on a transport of Jewish children from Prague to Britain, as a soldier in the British Army and in the fighting at Dunkirk Born in Munich. Expulsion of the Jews of the Sudetenland; persecution by the Gestapo, 1939; transport of Jewish children from Prague to England; work on English farms,1940; training of Jewish volunteers in the Czechoslovakian military camp, 1942; increase of Jewish participation due to the arrival of Czechoslovakian troops from the Middle East, 1943; fighting at Dunkirk; Jewish losses. Di...

  14. An anonymous testimony of a woman, born in Lodz, Poland, 1922, age 21, regarding her experiences in Lodz, Warsaw, Russia and her aliya to Eretz Israel in 1943

    1. O.12 - Perlman Collection: Testimonies of refugees from Poland who arrived in Eretz Israel, 1942-1943
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    An anonymous testimony of a woman, born in Lodz, Poland, 1922, age 21, regarding her experiences in Lodz, Warsaw, Russia and her aliya to Eretz Israel in 1943 Life in Lodz; work as a clerk in the Jewish community. Attitude of the head of the Gestapo towards the leadership and clerks of the Jewish community; abuse of the editor Unger by the Germans; murder of Unger; escape to Warsaw; escape including move to the Bug River; escape to the Soviet Union; aliya to Eretz Israel, February 1943. The testimony was recorded during the war.

  15. Testimony of Palo Sheiner, born in Pilsen, Czechoslovakia, 1904, regarding his experiences in Cernauti, a camp near Marculesti and Hungary

    1. O.12 - Perlman Collection: Testimonies of refugees from Poland who arrived in Eretz Israel, 1942-1943

    Testimony of Palo Sheiner, born in Pilsen, Czechoslovakia, 1904, regarding his experiences in Cernauti, a camp near Marculesti and Hungary Deportation from Cernauti to a camp near Marculesti; escape and crosses the Dniester river; escape along the Polish border; encounter with the Ukrainian Police and Gestapo; escape; capture and transfer to a cemetery; escape and rescue from shooting; escape to Hungary. The testimony was recorded during the war.

  16. Personal documentation belonging to Liane Bertl Podhorcer and her parents, Arthur and Helene Podhorcer, from Vienna, and their emigration to England, 1939

    1. O.30 - Documentation regarding the Jews of Austria, mainly during the Holocaust period

    Personal documentation belonging to Liane Bertl Podhorcer and her parents, Arthur and Helene Podhorcer, from Vienna, and their emigration to England, 1939 The documentation includes birth certificates of members of the Podhorcer and Langer families; a psychiatric evaluation testifying to the fact that Arthur Podhorcer was held by the Gestapo and as a result of his detention suffers from emotional disturbances, 1958; transit certificate belonging to Liane Podhorcer, 1946; nationalization document belonging to Liane Podhorcer and Oath of Allegiance to the British monarchy. All the documents w...

  17. Reports and articles by the Ghetto Archives staff: "The Social Welfare Department - Its Establishment, Activity and Closure" by Jozef Zelkowicz "דער אפטייל פאר סאציאלער הילף - זיין אנטשטיין טעטיקייט און ליקווידאציע"

    1. O.34 Zonabend Collection: Documentation From the Lodz Ghetto

    Reports and articles by the Ghetto Archives staff: "The Social Welfare Department - Its Establishment, Activity and Closure" by Jozef Zelkowicz Survey about the activities of the Social Welfare Department from its establishment, 15 October 1939 until its closure in its initial format, 27 September 1940; statistical data taken from Rumkowski's reports to the Gestapo and from departmental reports to Rumkowski regarding its activities; most of the data is related to the activity of the public kitchens which were opened first in the city and then in the ghetto; details about the number of lunch...

  18. Report-summary of the period written by Dr. Josef Loewenherz, 1946

    1. O.30 - Documentation regarding the Jews of Austria, mainly during the Holocaust period

    Report-summary of the period written by Dr. Josef Loewenherz, 1946 The report is a type of summary-reconstuction of the events and developments experienced by Austrian Jewry from 1938 until the end of the war. It is divided into three stages and is both a general and a personal summary in which Loewenherz confronts his critics. This is a general survey of the activities of the Vienna Jewish community; the days of the Anschluss (annexation of Austria to Nazi Germany); violent harassment, confiscation of property, mass arrests including of the leaders, deportations and anti-Jewish legislation...

  19. Official documentation of the Linz community regarding emigration, prayer times, registration of Jews who have converted and more, 1938-1945

    1. O.30 - Documentation regarding the Jews of Austria, mainly during the Holocaust period

    Official documentation of the Linz community regarding emigration, prayer times, registration of Jews who have converted and more, 1938-1945 - Information pages regarding emigration matters, September 1938; - Appeal from the local Zionist movement chapter to contribute to the JNF (Jewish National Fund); - Prayer times for the High Holydays, religious holidays, Shabbatot and weekdays, September-October; 1938 - Obligation of Nichtglaubensjuden (Jews who have converted) to register according to orders from the Gestapo; - Reminder with a request from the Chairman of the Community (with no name ...

  20. List of synagogues and houses of worship in Vienna, 10 November 1938, and an invitation to a ceremony in honor of the 120th anniversary of the Wiener Stadt Tempel, 1946

    1. O.30 - Documentation regarding the Jews of Austria, mainly during the Holocaust period

    List of synagogues and houses of worship in Vienna, 10 November 1938, and an invitation to a memorial ceremony in honor of the 120th anniversary of the Wiener Stadt Tempel, 1946 In the file: List of synagogues and houses of worship as prepared by the Gestapo attached to the Vienna STAPO headquarters, 30 November 1938. The list is arranged by urban districts (Bezirke) and the names of the streets have been erased; the list is signed by Johann Pelz [Filz?]; within the list, there is a note that according to orders of Gauleiter Josef Buerkel the place of worship (Tempel) on Seitenstettengasse ...