Country: United States
  1. 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...

  2. Fake diamond ring bartered to save the life of a Jewish family

  3. Concentration camp uniform cap worn by a Jewish German man

  4. Painting of a man in a fez done on pillowcase by Dutch Jew in hiding

    • United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
    • irn39869
    • English
    • 1944
    • overall : 12.750 x 10.000 x 1.880 in. (32.385 x 25.4 x 4.775 cm.) pictorial area : 10.000 x 7.250 in. (25.4 x 18.415 cm.)
  5. Metal mezuzah found postwar and used by a Polish Jewish survivor

  6. Wooden sculpture of a grieving woman made by a Lithuanian Jewish artist

  7. Felix and Flory Van Beek correspondence

  8. Kalman Clarence and Anna Farkas Gutlohn Grant family papers

  9. Navy blue pinstriped jacket and pants worn by the groom at his wedding to another survivor in a DP camp

  10. Green knapsack used by a Hungarian Jewish man in forced labor

  11. Blue, white and yellow Jewish Relief Unit Star of David badge worn by a German Jewish nurse

  12. Tablespoon with scratched initials used by a German Jewish concentration camp inmate

  13. White shirt made from a rayon parachute for a Czech Jewish man for his wedding in a DP camp

  14. 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...

  15. Liebschütz and Rozsa families papers

  16. Red leather photograph case carried by a Jewish Austrian refugee

  17. 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.

  18. 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.

  19. Pencil portrait sketch of a German Jewish refugee