AbstractA miscellaneous collection combining correspondence, manuscripts, clippings, programs, and photo albums on Jewish life in Nazi Germany, antisemitism, resistance, youth groups, and victims of the Final Solution.
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Germany 1933-1945. Manuscript by anonymous author: "Kurturelle Arbeit der Juden in Deutschland von 1933 bis Ende 1938". Undated [ca. 1939]; German, 6 p. + 5 appendices; typed. Description of Jewish cultural activity during the Third Reich - includes lists of theaters and numbers of performances of theater and music; press and publishing; etc.
Manuscript by Eva Michaelis-Stern: "Youth Aliyah in the Third Reich". 1938/1945 (Postscript); English, 6 p.; typed. Reminiscences of personal involvement with Zionism during the Nazi era.
Manuscript by Joachim Kohlhase: "Wirtschaftliche Folgen des praktischen Antisemitismus". 1971; German, 29 p.; typed. Seminar presentation on Jews in Nazi Germany and the effects on them and on German society of the economic measures (boycott, exclusion from professions, seizure of property, etc.) carried out against them.
Manuscript by Karl Guggenheim: "Der juedische Widerstand". 1963; German, 4 p.; typed. Brief sketches of a few instances of Jewish resistance in Nazi Germany.
Manuscript by Hans Tramer: "Sind wir die Richter?". 1963; German, 19 p.; typed. Essay countering Hannah Arendt's thesis in `Eichmann in Jerusalem', asserting that not even a refugee like Arendt has a right to judge the actions of those who perished in the Holocaust.
Manuscript by Jacob Robinson: "Periodica and Serials". 1959; English, 32 p. + 4 appendices; typed, mimeographed. A list and guide to Jewish periodicals in Nazi Germany and occupied Europe, prepared as a chapter for the LBI `Guide to Jewish History under Nazi Impact'.
Germany 1946. Manuscripts by Herman Pineas: "Die Seelenverfassung ehemaligen politischen KZ-Haeftlinge mit besonderer Beruecksichtigung der juedischen". 1946; German, 6 p.; typed. Lecture on the psychological impact of the concentration camp experience on survivors. "Der erste medizinische Kongress von aus Nazilaegern befreiten judischen Aerzten". 1965; German, 2 p.; typed. Report on a 1946 conference at which Jewish doctors described and discussed their experiences as internees in concentration camps. [AR 9197]
Germany 1953. Manuscript by F.L. Brassloff: "Compte-rendu d'un Voyage a Berlin". 1953; French, 6 p.; typed, mimeographed. Report on a fact-finding trip on the Jewish community of East Berlin in the winter of 1953.
Germany 1959. Manuscript: "Mission to Germany". 1960; English; typed and mimeographed. Report of a 1960 mission by ten representatives of B'nai B'rith as part of an exchange of Jewish community workers and students with youth from the Federal Republic of Germany.
Germany 1960. Manuscript by Kurt Seeberger: "Motiv aus Beethovens 5. Symphonie". 1960; German, 8 p.; typed, mimeographed. Radio broadcast condemning a recent outbreak of anti-Semitic acts in Berlin and linking them to the Nazi past.
Manuscript by Kurt Grossmann: "Bericht ueber Kurt Grossmanns Vortrags- und Studienreise durch die Bundesrepublik". 1960; GErman, 8 p. + 3 appendices (totalling 13 p.); typed, mimeographed. Description of what he saw, who he met, the reception accorded his speeches, etc.
Germany 1961. Manuscripts by Gerd Schmueckle: "Deutsche soldaten juedischen Glaubens". 1961; German, 6 p.; typed, mimeographed. And "Der Undank des Vaterlandes". 1961; German, 10 p.; typed, mimeographed. Radio broadcasts calling for the rehabilitation of the records and honors of Jewish soldiers who fought for Germany in World War I but were stripped of their honors and rights during the Nazi era. [AR 1447]
Germany 1978. Manuscript: "Verjaehrung von NS-Verbrechern". 1978; German, 18 p.; typed. Discussion (radio broadcast) among Hans Buchheim, Rudolf Gehrling, Rolf Rendtorff and Simon Wiesenthal, moderated by Hildegard Krei, of whether Nazi war crimes should no longer be prosecuted and their perpetrators amnestied after so many years. [AR 4656]
Germany 1981. Manuscript by Emmi Bonhoeffer: Untitled. 1981; German, 7 p.; typed. Speech with personal recollections of the attempt of the author's husband Klaus Bonhoeffer and others against Hitler's life in July 1944. [AR 5059]
Clippings, 1933 from various Jewish and German newspapers (donated by Frank Adler)
Addenda 2: Pamphlet "Shabbat across the world: Destination Germany" (Forest Hills Jewish Center, 2002), includes descriptions of shabbat traditions in Germany as well as descriptions of Kristallnacht
Addenda 3: Call for papers for symposium on "Gardens and parks in the life of the Jewish population after 1933" at the University of Hannover (English, 2005)
[OS 59]: Poster; Juedische Rundschau April 4, 1933 ("Tragt ihn mit Stolz, den gelben Fleck!") (30 copies) [AR 3472]
A miscellaneous collection combining correspondence, manuscripts, clippings, programs, and photo albums on Jewish life in Nazi Germany, antisemitism, resistance, youth groups, and victims of the Final Solution.
See inventory list.
5 catalogue cards, 13-page inventory.
Photographs removed to Photograph Collection
MARC2EAD PILOT INGEST BATCH 2