AbstractCorrespondence of Plaut, 1944-1950, dealing primarily with the fate of the Jews of Hamburg during the Holocaust, and with related problems of restitution, along with supporting material; material on the fate of functionaries of the Reichsvereinigung, including lists of those interned in Theresienstadt, Lodz, Auschwitz, Vittel, and elsewhere.
Inventory of papers of Max Plaut, and of the Plaut family, on deposit at the Staatsarchiv Bremen.
Born in Sorau (now Zary, Poland) on October 17, 1901, Max Plaut was a lawyer and Jewish communal official, head of the Jewish community of Hamburg, 1938-1943, and head of the Bezirkstelle Nordwestdeutschland of the Reichsvereinigung der Juden in Deutschland, 1939-1943. In 1944 he emigrated to Palestine, as part of an exchange program with Germans interned there. He returned to Germany in 1950, and lived in Bremen and Hamburg. He died in Hamburg on March 8, 1974.
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