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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

Fund and Kerner families papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1065-052
Abstract

The collection consists of photographs, postcards, clippings, memoirs, and other papers relating to the Fund and Kerner families, whose members immigrated to the United States from Poland and Czechoslovakia after World War II.

Dates: 1929-1997

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

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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

Holocaust archives field researchers collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1065-049
Abstract

The collection consists mostly of copied materials, including photographs, memoirs, clippings, books, objects, and other papers. These materials were collected for the Holocaust Archives from Holocaust survivors, World War II veterans, and others, including liberators of German concentration camps, who settled in South Carolina.

Dates: 1894-2010

Mike Prayzer papers

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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

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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

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

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World War, 1939-1945 -- Atrocities 9
photocopies 9
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Holocaust survivors -- Germany 3
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Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Personal narratives 2
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color photographs 2
facsimiles (reproductions) 2
letters (correspondence) 2
typescripts 2
American Friends Service Committee 1
Aspet (France) 1
Bodzentyn (Poland) 1
Będzin (Poland) 1
Canada 1
Charleston County (S.C.) 1
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World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, Norwegian 1
armbands 1
belt plates 1
birth certificates 1
books 1
costumes (character dress) 1
diaries 1
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flatware 1
identity cards 1
immigration records 1
interviews 1
manuscripts (documents) 1
negatives (photographs) 1
newsletters 1
newspapers 1
notes (documents) 1
paper money 1
passports 1
photo CDs 1
photograph albums 1
photographs 1
poetry 1
postcards 1
proclamations 1
report cards 1
school yearbooks 1
slides (photographs) 1
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Angress, Werner T. 1
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