Archival Descriptions

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Language of Description: German
Language of Description: English
Country: Israel
  1. The Alfred Schwarzbaum Collection

    Alfred Schwazrbaum has been called a "one man aid and rescue operation". The GFH Schwarzbaum collection holds hundreds of documents, including letters and postcards sent to Schwarzbaum from Poland and from Jews living outside Poland, asking him for help or inquiring about relatives in Poland, receipts for parcel deliveries and correspondences with Jews in Poland and elsewhere.

  2. The Ball-Kaduri Collection: Contemporary testimonies and reports regarding the Holocaust of the Jews of Germany and Central Europe, 1943-1960

    The Record Group includes memoirs of Jewish leaders in various areas of Jewish life in Germany. Although there is much documentation regarding the fate of individual Holocaust victims, the main emphasis of the Record Group is on the different Jewish organizations. There is much information about local community organizations and the central Jewish organizations of German Jewry, including general, Zionist, and religious organizations. There is also documentation regarding emigration preparations and relations with the Nazi authorities as seen by the Jews. There are over 300 files in the reco...

  3. Documentation of the Reichsvereinigung der Juden in Deutschland (Reich Association of the Jews in Germany)

    There are three main sections in the Record Group: I. Organization and AdministrationIn this section there are administrative and financial files of the Reichsvereinigung der Juden in Deutschland, including protocols of administration meetings, Nazi orders and ordnances, contacts with the Gestapo, statistical data regarding the Jews of Germany and files related to the sale of property belonging to the Jewish communities and their evaluation. There are also several Reichsvertretung der deutschen Juden files in this section. II. Emigration and Deportation - administration of the worth of the ...

  4. Archive of Erich Kulka, Historian of Czech Jewry and Author

    The Erich Kulka Record Group contains: Personal and family documentation; documentation regarding the trial conducted against Sebesta, an antisemitic Czech writer who libeled Erich Kulka; the struggle to clear the names of the Sonderkommando workers as set forth in the book "People In Auschwitz" by Herman Langbein; trials against Nazi war criminals; documentation regarding Holocaust denial; escape of inmates from Auschwitz-Birkenau; research he conducted and published throughout his life, mainly regarding Jewish fighters in the Svoboda Army in the Soviet Union; Kulka's struggle against anti...

  5. Survey of the situation in various countries, as reported in the Nazi and local press with an emphasis on the situation of the Jews, June-July 1943

    1. M.4 - Bulletins of the Vaad Hahatzalah (Rescue Council) of the Jewish Agency in Eretz Israel, 1937-1959
    • צרור רשימות - חומר על מצב היהודים בארצות הכיבוש הנאצי - מס. 5/36

    Survey of the situation in various countries, as reported in the Nazi and local press with an emphasis on the situation of the Jews, June-July 1943 Poland: Deportation of Jews to labor camps and rescue of many from the Warsaw Ghetto; Frank's speech regarding the Germans in Warsaw and blaming the Jews for the war; signs of resistance to the Nazi government by farmers not reporting for work; attacks on Gestapo personnel; Volksdeutsche in areas of Poland annexed to the Reich: Germany: The suffering of the German people while at war; opposition to granting an exemption from anti-Jewish legislat...

  6. P.25- Archive of Erich Kulka, Historian of Czech Jewry and Author P.25 - ארכיון אריך קולקה

    P.25- Archive of Erich Kulka, Historian of Czech Jewry and Author Erich Schon, who was born in the village of Vsetin, Moravia (today in the Czech Republic), 18 February 1911, and died in Jerusalem, 12 July 1995, was the son of Malvina and Siegbert Schon. After World War II Schon changed his last name to Kulka, the last name of his first wife, Elly Kulka, who did not survive the Holocaust. The history of the arrests of Erich Kulka began in July 1939, first with arrest by the Gestapo in Brno and afterwards with imprisonment in the Dachau, Sachsenhausen and Neuengamme camps until November 1942...

  7. Documentation of the Kulturbund der Juden in Deutschland (the Cultural Organization of German Jewry)

    This Record Group is the private archive of the director-actor Fritz Wisten, who was one of the organization activists. The documentation that arrived at Yad Vashem consists of photocopies of the original documentation in the archive, which is housed at the Stiftung Akademie der Kuenste Archive in Berlin. Most of the documentation in this Record Group is in German, dealing primarily with the Kulturbund activities after 1938. The Record group contains documentation of all the Kulturband activities:- Discussions with Hans Hinkel; - Organizational activities;- Surveys of organizational activit...

  8. The Dr. Nathan Eck Collection, holocaust researcher, 1938-1976

    The documentation mainly deals with research on various aspects of the Holocaust period in Poland and France. There are research papers, testimonies, newspaper clippings, correspondence and documentation concerning the emigration of Jews to Latin American countries. Outstanding documentation in the collection: - Draft of Dr. Nathan Eck's memoirs, Paris, June-July 1944; - Undated draft of descriptions and memoirs from the WW II period in Lodz, Warsaw and Vittel; - Testimonies regarding the persecution and murder of Jews and the uprising in the Sobibor extermination camp; - Articles, essays, ...

  9. P.55 - Personal Papers of Dr. Heinz E.Samson

    P.55 - Personal Archive of Dr. Heinz E. Samson In the collection there are files from the private archive of Dr. Heinz E. Samson. Description of the collection: The documentation deals with a part of the estate of the Samson family, originally from the city of Norden in Northern Germany. There is pre-war documentation on tax issues and the assets of the Samson family, pre- and postwar correspondence with German authorities, personal documents and certificates, documents on the restoration of the Norden Jewish cemetery supported by the Samson family after WW II, the dedication of a memorial ...

  10. P.22 - The Dr. Nathan Eck Collection, holocaust researcher, 1938-1976

    P.22 - The Dr. Nathan Eck Collection, holocaust researcher, 1938-1976 In the collection there are files from the private archive of Dr. Nathan Eck. Description of the collection: The documentation mainly deals with research on various aspects of the Holocaust period in Poland and France. There are research papers, testimonies, newspaper clippings, correspondence and documentation concerning the emigration of Jews to Latin American countries. About Dr. Nathan Eck: - Dr. Nathan Eck was born in Janow, Poland, 19 March 1896. He was a Gordonia youth movement activist and a Zionist activist, as w...