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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

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

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

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

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photocopies 6
memoirs 4
Holocaust survivors -- Germany 3
black-and-white photographs 3
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World War, 1939-1945 -- Concentration camps -- Germany 2
black-and-white negatives 2
color photographs 2
videocassettes 2
Ahlem (Germany) 1
American Friends Service Committee 1
Aspet (France) 1
Canada 1
England 1
Germans -- Canada -- Evacuation and relocation, 1939-1943 1
Germans -- Great Britain -- Evacuation and relocation, 1940-1945 1
Gurs (France) 1
Hidden children (Holocaust) 1
Hidden children (Holocaust) -- France 1
Holocaust survivors 1
Holocaust survivors -- Poland 1
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Personal narratives 1
Jewish children in the Holocaust -- France 1
Kindertransports (Rescue operations) -- Great Britain 1
Netherlands 1
Stommeln (Pulheim, Germany) 1
Sławatycze (Poland) 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Concentration camps -- Canada 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Concentration camps -- Great Britain 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Jews -- Rescue 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American 1
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
black-and-white slides 1
costumes (character dress) 1
diaries 1
digital images 1
excerpts 1
facsimiles (reproductions) 1
identity cards 1
letters (correspondence) 1
manuscripts (documents) 1
newsletters 1
newspapers 1
notes (documents) 1
orders (military records) 1
photo CDs 1
photographs 1
poetry 1
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Language
German 3
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French 1
 
Names
Ahlem (Concentration camp) 1
American Friends Service Committee 1
Angress, Werner T. 1
Auschwitz (Concentration camp) 1
Boroughs, Zig 1