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JHC. Jewish Heritage Collection

 Record Group
Identifier: JHC

Found in 313 Collections and/or Records:

Leon H. Keyserling papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1052
Abstract Letters, correspondence, writings, testimonies, and audiovisual recordings of Leon Hirsch Keyserling (1908-1987), American economist, chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers under President Harry S. Truman, lawyer, and founder and president of the Conference on Economic Progress (CEP). Materials primarily relate to Keyserling's professional life as a private consulting economist, especially to members and committees of Congress, as a practicing attorney, and with his nonprofit...
Dates: 1918-1990

Max Freilich papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1065-004
Abstract

Images, correspondence, and newspaper clippings of Max Freilich, a German Kindertransport refugee interned in England and Canada. Materials relate to the Freilich family's persecution in Nazi Germany, Freilich's rescue by the Kindertransport, subsequent internment in English and Canadian internment camps, and service in the Canadian army. The collection also includes images of Freilich and family members.

Dates: 1925-2005

Hugo Schiller papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1065-006
Abstract

Correspondence, newspaper clippings, memoirs, and other papers of Hugo Schiller. Materials relate to Schiller's rescue from the Gurs concentration camp in France by Alice Resch Synnestvedt, a Quaker volunteer from Norway; his time at Aspet, the Quaker children's home; and his eventual escape from France to the United States. Correspondence includes letters from his parents and aunt while he was at Aspet, discussing their life in Gurs and advice for Schiller after his rescue.

Dates: 1942-2001

David Grabin papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1065-008
Abstract

Images, memoir, and newspaper clippings of David Grabin, a Holocaust survivor imprisoned at several camps during World War II. Images include negatives, slides, photocopies, and digital images of family photographs Grabin carried throughout the war. Grabin's memoir details his experience as he was separated from his family and moved from camp to camp, ending at Theresienstadt.

Dates: 1930-1999

Samuel Greene papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1065-013
Abstract

Photographs, a memoir, and other papers of Samuel Greene, a native of Sławatycze, Poland. Materials include photographs of Greene and his wife, Regina Kawer Greene, before, during, and after World War II.

Dates: 1927-2007

Siegmund Wolfsohn papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1065-018
Abstract

Photographs, citizenship papers, immigration and school records, and other papers of Siegmund Wolfsohn, an Austrian Holocaust survivor who escaped Austria as part of the Kindertransport in 1939 and eventually settled in the United States.

Dates: 1918-2005

Guta Blas Weintraub papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1065-019
Abstract Images and newspaper clippings of Guta Blas Weintraub, a Jewish resident of Łódź, Poland, who survived the Holocaust and immigrated to the United States after World War II, settling in Charleston, South Carolina. Pre-war images show members of the Blas and Weintraub families in Łódź and Bodzentyn, Poland. Wartime images show Leon Weintraub in a work camp in Starachowice, Poland, and Guta Blas in Sweden after her rescue. Post-war images show the Weintraubs in the Bergen-Belsen displaced...
Dates: circa 1922-2008

Ethel Jorgensen Stafford papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1065-021
Abstract

The collection consists of images, postcards, clippings, and photocopies of Ethel Jorgensen Stafford, a U.S. Army nurse who was stationed in Germany in 1945. Included are atrocity photographs of concentration camp victims and photographs of war damage to German cities where Jorgensen was based, including Aachen, Viersen, Gardelegen, and Berlin.

Dates: 1943-1951, 2008

Ohrdruf concentration camp photographs

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1065-022
Abstract

Four atrocity photographs of concentration camp victims in Ohrdruf, a satellite camp of the Buchenwald concentration camp. Also included are two clippings describing the liberation of Ohrdruf by the U.S. Army.

Dates: 1945, circa 2000

Vernon Tott papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1065-039
Abstract

The collection consists of photocopies of correspondence, clippings, and a memoir about Ahlem concentration camp written by Vernon Tott, an American soldier with the 84th Infantry Division who participated in the liberation of the camp. The memoir contains photographs, correspondence, maps, recollections of both Tott and Benjamin Sieradzki, a survivor of Ahlem, and other materials relating to the camp and its survivors.

Dates: 1997-1998