Holding Institution: The Jacob Rader Marcus Center of the American Jewish Archives
  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. 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.

  3. 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.

  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. 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.

  8. World Union for Progressive Judaism Records.

    This fonds contains several files on Belgium, located in the various Series in the section “Geographic files”. See the files entitled “Belgium” in box D1, folder nr. 11 (years 1928-1932, 1944, 1957-1979, 1981); box F1, nr. 4 (“Brussels, Belgium”; 1966-1967); box G1, nr. 5 (1980-1981); box I1, nr. 22 (1988-1989); box I4, nr. 19 (idem); box I6, nr. 9 (idem) and box I8, nr. 10 (1994).

  9. American Jewish Committee Records.

    In “Section II Subject Files 1937-1958”, we note a file on Belgium (1945). See box B8, folder nr. 17.