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Minnie Tewel Baum papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1065-045
Abstract

The collection consists of letters, telegrams, and other papers relating to Minnie Tewel Baum's unsuccessful efforts to aid her cousin, Malie Landsmann, and her family, in escaping Nazi Germany. Included is a photograph of Malie Landsmann, her husband, Chaim, and their daughters, Ida and Peppi.

Dates: 1938-1941

Harry Blas and Erika Stockfleth Blas papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1065-029
Abstract

The collection consists mainly of copy negatives, slides, and digital images of pre-World War II photographs of the families of Harry Blas, born in Łódź, Poland, and Erika Stockfleth Blas, born in Grevesmühlen, Germany. Also included is a short memoir by Harry Blas detailing his experiences in the Łódź ghetto and Auschwitz concentration camp, and a handwritten genealogy of the Stockfleth family by Erika Blas.

Dates: circa 1910-circa 1980

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

Paul Bridges Holocaust photographs

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1065-035
Abstract

The collection consists of copies of photographs taken at Dachau concentration camp and collected by Paul Bridges, a U.S. soldier who served as a guard at the camp after its liberation in April 1945.

Dates: 1945-1946

Buchenwald concentration camp photographs

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1065-031
Abstract

The collection consists of four photographs of Buchenwald concentration camp taken in April 1945, shortly after its liberation by the U.S. Army.

Dates: 1945

Buchenwald concentration camp reports

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1065-030
Abstract

The collection consists of two May 1945 U.S. Army reports written by F. van Wyck Mason describing conditions at Buchenwald concentration camp and other areas in Germany.

Dates: 1945

Charles Cross collection of Buchenwald concentration camp photographs

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1065-032
Abstract

The collection consists of nine photographs of Buchenwald concentration camp taken in April 1945, shortly after its liberation by the U.S. Army. Also included is a 1993 interview on videocassette with Corporal Charles Cross, who collected the photographs.

Dates: 1945

Joe Engel papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1065-011
Abstract

Photographs, correspondence, and other papers of Joe Engel, a Polish Jew imprisoned at Auschwitz from 1942 until 1945. Photographs depict Engel and other family members in pre-war Poland, as well as in Zeilsheim, a post-war German displaced persons camp. Other photographs show Engel and family members in Charleston, South Carolina, and Natanya, Israel.

Dates: 1938-2006

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

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black-and-white negatives 13
photocopies 13
World War, 1939-1945 -- Concentration camps -- Germany 10
black-and-white photographs 10
digital images 10
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clippings (information artifacts) 9
black-and-white slides 8
correspondence 8
DVDs 7
memoirs 6
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Personal narratives 5
videocassettes 5
Holocaust survivors -- Germany 4
photo CDs 4
Dachau (Germany) 3
Holocaust survivors -- Poland 3
World War, 1939-1945 -- Concentration camps -- Germany -- Buchenwald 3
World War, 1939-1945 -- Concentration camps -- Poland 3
World War, 1939-1945 -- Destruction and pillage -- Germany 3
photographs 3
Berlin (Germany) 2
Germany 2
Holocaust survivors 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Concentration camps -- Germany -- Dachau 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Regimental histories -- United States 2
color slides 2
identity cards 2
postcards 2
typescripts 2
Ahlem (Germany) 1
Bavaria (Germany) 1
Budapest (Hungary) 1
Będzin (Poland) 1
Canada 1
England 1
Gardelegen (Germany) 1
Gardelegen Massacre, Gardelegen, Germany, 1945 1
Germans -- Canada -- Evacuation and relocation, 1939-1943 1
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Grevesmühlen (Germany) 1
Hidden children (Holocaust) 1
Holocaust survivors -- Romania 1
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Anniversaries, etc. 1
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Jewish ghettos -- Poland -- History 1
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Ohrdruf (Germany) 1
Stommeln (Pulheim, Germany) 1
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United States -- Armed Forces -- Women 1
World War, 1939-1945 1
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
World War, 1939-1945 -- Concentration camps -- Great Britain 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Concentration camps -- Latvia 1
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World War, 1939-1945 -- Jews -- Rescue 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, Female 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Reconnaissance operations, American 1
Zakroczym (Poland) 1
Zeilsheim (Frankfurt am Main, Germany) 1
booklets 1
color photographs 1
costumes (character dress) 1
diaries 1
excerpts 1
facsimiles (reproductions) 1
genealogies (histories) 1
letters (correspondence) 1
manuscripts (documents) 1
newspapers 1
notes (documents) 1
orders (military records) 1
poetry 1
prayer books 1
programs (documents) 1
reports 1
rosters 1
translations (documents) 1
Łódź (Poland) 1
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Dachau (Concentration camp) 5
Buchenwald (Concentration camp) 4
Theresienstadt (Concentration camp) 2