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Zig Boroughs papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1065-040
Abstract The collection consists of correspondence, memoirs, and other papers of Zig Boroughs, an American soldier who served with the 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment during World War II. Two memoirs are included: one written by Edith Jakobs, a Jewish native of Germany who was liberated by members of Boroughs's unit while in hiding in the Netherlands; the other by Werner "Tom" Angress, also a Jewish native of Germany, who enlisted in the U.S. Army and served as an interrogator with Boroughs's...
Dates: 1984-2008

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

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

Rudolf Herz papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1065-050
Abstract

The collection consists of manuscripts, correspondence, interviews on videocassette and DVD, photographs, and other papers of Rudolf "Rudy" Herz, a native of Stommeln, Germany, who survived incarceration in Theresienstadt, Auschwitz, and other concentration camps during World War II. After immigrating to the United States in 1946, he served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War.

Dates: 1944-2011

Lawrence Layden scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1065-042
Abstract

The collection consists of a scrapbook compiled by Lawrence "Ed" Layden, an officer with the 67th Tactical Reconnaissance Group of the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II. The scrapbook contains photographs of Layden at various bases during the war, reconnaissance photographs, and photographs of Buchenwald concentration camp, which Layden visited on April 17, 1945, six days after it was liberated.

Dates: 1941-1945

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

Mike Prayzer papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1065-043
Abstract

The collection consists of newspaper clippings and a videotaped interview of Mike Prayzer, a Jewish native of Bendzin, Poland, who survived imprisonment in ten concentration camps, including Auschwitz and Dachau. Prayzer immigrated to the United States in 1949.

Dates: 1982-1995

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

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

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photocopies 9
correspondence 7
black-and-white negatives 5
memoirs 5
World War, 1939-1945 -- Concentration camps -- Germany 4
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black-and-white photographs 4
black-and-white slides 4
digital images 4
DVDs 3
Holocaust survivors -- Germany 3
Holocaust survivors -- Poland 3
identity cards 3
videocassettes 3
Holocaust survivors 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Concentration camps -- Poland 2
color photographs 2
facsimiles (reproductions) 2
photographs 2
Ahlem (Germany) 1
American Friends Service Committee 1
Aspet (France) 1
Berlin (Germany) 1
Bodzentyn (Poland) 1
Będzin (Poland) 1
Canada 1
Charleston County (S.C.) 1
England 1
Forced labor -- Poland -- Starachowice 1
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Gardelegen Massacre, Gardelegen, Germany, 1945 1
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Stommeln (Pulheim, Germany) 1
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World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Concentration camps -- Canada 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Concentration camps -- Germany -- Ohrdruf 1
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World War, 1939-1945 -- Concentration camps -- Latvia 1
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World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, Norwegian 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Reconnaissance operations, American 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Regimental histories -- United States 1
birth certificates 1
costumes (character dress) 1
diaries 1
excerpts 1
immigration records 1
letters (correspondence) 1
manuscripts (documents) 1
negatives (photographs) 1
newsletters 1
newspapers 1
notes (documents) 1
orders (military records) 1
passports 1
photo CDs 1
photograph albums 1
poetry 1
postcards 1
prayer books 1
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school yearbooks 1
slides (photographs) 1
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Ahlem (Concentration camp) 1
American Friends Service Committee 1