Archival Collections List
COLLECTION NAME DATE DESCRIPTION
1988-1001 US Army Manual for Control of German Information Services 12-May-45 Describes policy and operations procedures of US occupation of German following end of war in May 1945.
1988-1010 "Report on Germany" 16 May 1945 Published by the Union of Democratic Control, London. Presents British Marxist view of Nazi period and immediate post-war problems.
1988-1012 Handbuch zum Entschadigungsverfahren. n.d. Includes maps showing location of German concentration camps in Germany and occupied Europe, prepared by Edward Kossoy, Munich.
Four maps: Map 1: Polanen, Frank.., Nord Africa; Map 2: MittelEuropa; Map 3: Polen and Balticum; Map 4: Donaurum and Italia.
1988-1013 Reverend Paul Hecht, statement and list n.d. Documents (1) personal history in Berlin 1938-1939; (2) list of names of functionaries of Berlin Jewish congregations deported 1939-1942, showing KZ camps where killed; (3) list of names of members of Hecht family deported 1939-1942, showing KZ camps where killed.
1988-1027 Merkblatt fur die Umsiedlungsaktion der in Wien Wohnenden Juden in Polnisches Gebiet 23 October 1939 Official deportation order and registration form with instructions regarding deportation of Jews from Vienna to the "Polish territories"
1988-1037 Theresiendstadt (Terezin) Paper currency
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1943 "Eine Krone" bill. Example of currency issued in the Theresienstadt (Terezin) concentration camp in Czechoslovakia
1988-1041 Der Deutsche Polizeideamte, Berlin 1 May 1937 Official Nazi police instruction manual, including a section on "Obtaining Accurate Information from Informers"
1988-1043 "The Effects of Strategic Bombing on German Morale" May 1947 (Vol. I) and December 1946 (Vol. II) Published by United States Strategic Bombing Survey, Morale Divisioon, Washington. Describes social and political conditions in Nazi Germany during latter period of WWII
1988-1045 Dr. Walter Feuereisen, papers 1940-1943, 1962 Papers of Czech Jewish physician. Includes letters (photocopies); postal cards Lodz Ghetto ; certificates from "Juedische Koltuscgemeinde, Prague".
(Originals of letters in Wiener Collection, Tel Aviv University, Israel)
1988-1046 Remak and Mosenthal family papers
View correspondence with US State Department.
1920-1979 Documents include photocopy of official document from Nationalsozialstische Deutsche Arbeiterpartei, Berline, 12 November 1938 concerning takeover of Jewish business belong to H. Remak (German), letter from W. Remak, son of H. Remak, English (original), family pictures and letters relating to Mosenthal family, and letter to/from US State Department regarding attempts to obtain exit visa for mother
1988-1054 Edward L. Schreiber, papers
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1944 Includes typescript of newspaper article, and a short story based on his experiences in Nazi Germany, "The Story of Fred McMound Green, alia Fritz Grinberg." Please note: Title is in English; story in German.
1988-1055 Oscar Erdos, questionnaire and letter 26 July 1945 Includes "Military Government of Germany: Concentration Camp Inmates Questionnaire." Informational form, issued in Dachau. Also included is a letter from Mr. Erdos, describing his liberation.
1988-1057 Jakob Kalinski, document
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4 November 1946 UNRRA Labor office certificate. Issued at Feldafind Camp, Displaced persons (DP) labor camp
1988-1062 Marianne De Wilde, document 18 August 1941 Identity card, issued in Amsterdam, Holland
1988-1064 Friedrich Breder, document 16 May 1972 Summons from Austrian Government, requesting his attendance at war crimes trial of Franz Wunsch and Otto Graf, former Auschwitz guards, as witness for the government

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Collection No Name Date Description
1988-1072 Ilse Last-Mathis papers
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1944-1947 Includes identity certficates for family, Amsterdam; "Jood" yellow star badge; anti-Nazi booklet; correspondence
1988-1075 Jeweled Nazi Swastika locket n.d.  
1988-1085 Anordnungen des Generalkommissars fuer das Sicherheitswesen und Hoeheren SS und Polizeifuehrers (Decrees of the Reich Commissioner for the Occupied Areas of the Netherlands).
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1941-1943 Nazi security regulations for Occupied Holland. Four separate decrees, from December 1941-March 1943. Finding aid and partial translation into English available.
1988-1090 Key, found in Auschwitz crematorium n.d.  
1988-1094 Susan Solomon Wertheimer document
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1939 Kennkarte (Identification Card), issued in Berlin
1988-1095 L. Issaack, document
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n.d. Refugee Identification issued by Japanese police, Shanghai, China
1988-1109 Der Bericht des Judische in Rettungskomitees Aus Budapest 1942-1945 (The Report of the Jewish Rescue Committee from Budapest 1942-1945) by Dr. Rezso Kasziner n.d. Presented by Dr. Rezso Kasztner
1988-1111 Niederland papers 1960s-1980s Research papers and writings on Holocaust survivors syndrome, published and unpublished.
1988-1115 Jakobowitz family, papers 1943-1945 Includes identification documents, certificates, correspondence, and Essencarte from KZ Westerbork. Artifacts include yellow star badge, armband from KZ Westerbork, metal file, and leather kit bag. English translation of German language documents is available.
1988-1116 SS writing paper kit [1940s] Taken from Nazi SS officer's house in Prague
1988-1117 Kurt Fischel Family, papers 1906, 1935-1941 Includes identification papers, certificates, Arbeitsbuch, passport, vaccination papers, for various family members. Of particular interest is a Palestinian Citizenship Order: Certificate of Naturlization (1940).
1988-1119 "German Extermination Camps - Auschwitz and Birkenau" Nov 1944 Report issued by War Refugee Board, Executive Office of the President. It includes the eye-witness accounts of escaped prisoners, and reports the atrocities in Nazi death camps, particularly Auschwitz.
1988-1120 Rudolph Belfrader and Rosa Bikel, papers 1938-1942, 1965 German passport of Rudolph Belgrader and Certificate of Deportation to Riga for Rosa Bikel. Passport documents transit from Vienna to US via England and Sweden in 1939. Also includes photo and certificate (copy).
1988-1121 Auschwitz Trials -- letters from an Eyewitness, Emmi Bonhoeffer   Galley proofs
1988-1122 Herbert/Gertrude Kaufmann, papers 1922-1968 Includes identification and travel documents relating to family's experiences in Shanghai, as well as certificates, mostly employment-related, from Germany in earlier years. Artifacts include 2 Nazi armbands.
1988-1123 Benjamin Braun, papers
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1939 Passport and Arbeitsbuch. Passport documents route to US (Ellis Island) via Spain and Portugal.
1988-1124 Dutch [resistance] pamphlets and papers 1940-1945 Includes pamphlets, poster, newspapers published during the period of the Nazi Occupation of the Netherlands.
1988-1128 Mae Lopatin [Herman] papers
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1944-1946 Includes personal papers, memorabilia, photos. Ms. Lopatin served as a US Army nurse at KZ Mauthausen following its libertation in 1945. Includes Pocket Guide to Germany and a German phrase book for US military personnel.
1988-1132 Hemelraad Family, papers
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n.d. Letters, personal identity documents and death affidavits of Helemraad Family of Amsterdam, many members of which were transported to Auschwitz. Includes family photos, memorabilia, letter from KZ Westerbork.
1988-1133 Kaumheimer Family, papers
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1918, 1938, 1939, n.d. Papers of Jewish family from Munich. Includes passport, certificates for Julius Kaumheimer; correspondence, certificates for Ludwig Kaumheimer. English translations of some documents are available. Of particular interest may be letter from Hilde Kaumheimer to the Gestapo after the November 1938 arrest of her husband, Dr. Ludwig Kaumheimer.
1988-1134 John Tommar, Nazi concentration camp liberation memorabilia 1945, 1980 Mr. Tommar served with the US Army-11th Armored Division, liberation of Dachau. Includes correspondence from him to Holocaust Center, describing Dachau liberation.
1988-1135 Anti-Semitic leaflets from Pforzhem, Baden, Germany Summer of 1933 Seven (7) Leaflets urging boycott of Jewish-owned stores in Pforzhem, Baden, Germany
1988-1141 Friedrich Breder, papers Kurt Primo, papers 1916, 1920, 1939, 1945 Personal documents: registration certificate of F. Breder, passport of his grandmother, Amalia Klein (who perished in Auschwitz. Unrelated papers of Kurt Primo (Germany) includes passport and 1916 Militaerpak.

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Collection No Name Date Description
1988-1144 Julius Landauer, papers 1935, 1941-1942 Includes three envelopes addressed to Julius Landauer at Concentration Camp Balboa, Canal Zone (Panama) from his wife, Mary Landauer in Panama, and a membership card Reichsbund Judischer Frontsoldaten
1988-1147 Otto Kraus, papers 1944-1945, Transcripts of letters, including one intended for his parents in Terezin which was smuggled out of Auschwitz. In the letter he dramatically pleas for them to spare themselves the fate that has befallen him. Also a letter to Mr. Kraus from Honzu [friend?
1988-1148 Annalize Buchsthal, document 1936-1939 German passport (Reise-Pass) with US immigration visa. Transit via Naples, Italy, 4 March 1939
1988-1159 Nazi/German military regalia   HCNC has a large collection of Nazi artifacts and regalia, including flags, banners, buckles, buttons, medals, uniforms, helmets, cutlery, stationery set. Consult archivist for more information.
1988-1163 Borders of the Warsaw Ghetto, Joseph Ziemian 1971 Yad Vashem publication which shows streets and areas of Warsaw Ghetto
1988-1164 Kaiser Family, papers
View ID card and badge.
  Jewish ID card issued by Nazi Occupation Force in Holland, yellow star badge
1988-1165 Leaflets, Allied Headquarters and Nazi propoganda material   Leaflets from Supreme Headquarters, Allied Expeditionary Force, in several languages, addressed to workers. Nazi pamphlet of propoganda material, and fake American dollar with anti-Jewish propoganda
1988-1167 In Hitler's Prisons 1937-1939 Anonymous memoir of former judge, describing his experience of Nazi imprisonment. English translation available.
1988-1170 Der Stroop-Bericht
[The Destruction of the Warsaw Ghetto 1931-Official Daily Reports]
1960 Daily report by General Stroop of the liquidation of the Warsaw Ghetto. Describes resistance efforts. This particular facsimile copy's cover indicates it came from Nuremburg tribunals
1988-1177 German Tax Guide, Bonn 1938 Documents Nazi tax policies. English translation of Table of Contents available.
1988-1180 Kampf Um's Dritte Reich, Eine Historische Bilderfolge 1933 Picture album tracing early history of the Nazi party.
1988-1188 "A Press Policy of Non-Aggression" January 1938 Part of an address by Dr. Otto Dietrich, Reich Press Chief to Diplomatic corps and foreign correspondents, Berlin, Jan 1938. English langauge version.
1988-1201 Certificate of appointment for Dr. Walther Heess
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11 December 1942 Certificate appointing Dr. Walther Heess to Civil Service and Police Director. Signed by Hitler and Himmler, includes official seal.
1988-1203 A Last Appeal to Reason:Speech before the Reichstag, 19th July 1940 n.d. Translation of Hitler' speech before the Reichstag on 19 July 1940, newprint. No indication of publisher or source.
1988-1210 Typescript of various articles from Swiss newspapers about Nazism 1935  
1988-1212 Sidhere die Ewigkeit Deines Volkes [Secure the perpetuity of your people] n.d. Poster urging pride in being German
1988-1213 Clippings, regarding cartoonist David Low 1939-1945 David Low was a political cartoonist featured in the New York Times. These clippings include articles about him and several examples of his cartoons.
1988-1220 Microfilm copies, New York Times 1942-1943 Articles relating to the Warsaw Ghetto uprising and other Holocaust-related events:
2 July 1942, 22 July 1943, 22 May 1943, 25 May 1943, 4 June 1943, 9 June 1943
1988-1225 De Westerborker 24 April 1945-1 June 1945 The newsletter of post-liberation Westerbork Camp in the Netherlands. Westerbork was liberated 12 April 1945
1988-1231 Reichsgesetzblatt, Teil I 5 September 1941 Reichs Law Gazette; includes police order on treatment of Jews
1988-1244 Ray Chimerane, papers 1969 Correspondence between Professor Dr. Richard Feder and Ray Chimerane on the history of the community of Havlickuv Brod and the fate of the members of its Jewish community. Prof. Feder was the chief rabbi of Brno, Czechoslovakia

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Collection No Name Date Description
1988-1246 "Latvian-Jewish Relations: The Tragic Plight of Latvians and Jews under Nazi Occupation of Latvia," Charles Collins n.d. Report on fate of the Jews of Latvia
1988-1260 Scrapbook, regarding meeting of survivors from Athens, Mrs. Berry Nahmias 1981 Transcript in Greek of speech on October 10, 1981, Athens, Greece at meeting of survivors from Athens. Includes copies of clippings
1988-1269 Hajnal Schwartz, certificate
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9 August 1945 Certification of liberation from Auschwitz, issued at Bergen-Belsen
1988-1272 Mirjam Levin Family, papers 1936-1945 Includes passport, and photocopies of documents related to KZ Westerbork and KZ Bergen-Belsen.
1988-1275 Umsatzsteuer-Voranmeldung [advance/preliminary turnover tax return] 1939 German tax form
1988-1277 Refrieda Jacobowitz, certificate
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1944-1945? Vaccination card from Theresienstadt
1988-1278 Report, Dr. Zeev Gothold 1946 Report on orphaned Holocaust survivors in European refugee camps. This report is entirely in Hebrew.
1988-1286 Jenny Kamnitzer papers
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1938-1941 Includes German passport, Kenn-Karte and emigration papers, as well as numerous documents relating to Mrs. Kamnitzer's stay in Shanghai. Also includes immigration papers to the US.
1988-1290 "Jewish Displaced Persons (DPs) in Germany and in the United States of America, 1945 to 1960," Josef Butterman 1960 Report dedicated to the Fifteenth Anniversary of the liberation of KZ Bergen-Belsen. Includes snap shots.
1988-1294 Eduard Seeling, papers
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1938, 1946, 1983, 1984 Papers of German-Jewish family in Halle, Germany. Includes biographical information and correspondence. Nine letters were written by Mr. Seelig during his imprisonment from 15 Jul 1938-13 Mar 1939 for the crime of "Helping to Conceal Jewish Business Enterprises"
1988-1300 Dr. Hans Esberg, papers
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1943, Oct-Nov 1945 Includes correspondence to Dr. Esberg from Max Cohn about survivor refugee camps and concentration camp experiences. In addition, of particular interest is a letter written to Dr. Esberg 5 May 1945 by the wife of a GI. The soldier was given a letter from a friend of hers. It is dated 8 Mar 1943 and describes the death of his father and imprisonment of Max Cohn, who was in Theresienstadt.
1988-1306 Editorial reprint from New York Post of 3 July 1934 1934? Leaflet printed by non-sectarian Anti-Nazi League of New YorkLeaflet The editorial urges a boycott of Nazi Germany.
1988-1308 Karl Bach, papers
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1938-1949 Correspondence relating a family's attempt to assist in their German relatives' immigration attempts. English translations of German-language material are available. Includes correspondence from Helen Elmann, wife of Mischa Elmann..
1988-1314 "Who are the Refugees?", from United Nations Weekly Bulletin 3 August 1946  
1988-1322 "Als Ob" (As Though), poem n.d. Poem by unknown Terezin prisoner, with English translation by Max Knight
1988-1332 "Eternal Night" broadcasts and scripts 1956, 1957, 1959, 1977 Includes 5 separate broadcast scripts from 1956-1959, and "Catalogue: "The Eternal Light Radio Scripts." The Eternal Light was a radio program presented by National Broad Company, Inc. as a public service under the auspices of the Jewish Theological Seminary of America.
1988-1335 British pamphlets on Nazi antisemitism 1938, 1940, 1943 Reprints from the London Spectator and Evening Standard. Also includes photocopy of clipping from Times of India
1988-1341 Back Family, papers 1926-1941 Family documents and certificates. Includes legitimization/adoption certificate in Greek and German for one family member. English translation of some documents available.
1988-1350 Material on Nazi book burning 1941-1944 Includes correspondence, script of radio broadcast by Stephen Vincent Benet: "They Burned the Books" (May 1942) and other materials relating to Nazi book burning. Also includes: "List of Authors Whose books Were burned by the Nazis on May 10, 1933 or Subsequently Banned in the Third Reich", compiler unknown.
1988-1374 "Anhalt dur Durchfuhrung der Operation Harpune" [Support for the Execution of Operation Harpoon] n.d. Facsimile of map outlining Hitler's plan for an invasion of Great Britain in April 1941. Operation Harpune was a deception operation, meant to distract from Operation Barbarossa, the Nazi plan to invade the Soviet Union.
1988-1376 "Deportation der Juden aus Italien" [Deportation of Jews from Italy] n.d. Charts showing deportation of Jews from Italy to German concentration camps, 1943-1945. Photocopy from Archivo Centro di Documentazione Ebraica Contemporaneo, Milano, Italy
1988-2035 Hans Arons, papers 1939-1945 Includes 16 photographs of Shanghai Ghetto, and, identification and emigration certificates from Shanghai.
1989-1002 Becker family papers
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1940-1941 Family correspondence, including letters and postcards sent from the Warsaw and Lodz Ghettos from Abraham Becker, Tadek and Lolek Becker and other family members. English translation of two letters available. Postcards bear stamp of General Gouvernement. Also includes food parcel receipts for packages sent to Poland.

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Collection No Name Date Description
1990-1002 Max Rosenstein, papers 1943-1945 Includes postcards, transport papers, certificates relating to Auschwitz, Terezin, Westerbork, Bergen-Belsen, for Max and Sophie Rosenstein.
1990-1004 Rabbi George and Emmie Vida papers 1939 Personal papers and documents. Includes correspondence, news clippings, memoirs, family memorabilia and oral history tapes. Vidas were refugees from Czechoslovakia Collection comprises several files and is unprocessed, except for index to certain documents.
1990-1006 Jacob Zilverberg, documents 1943 Amsterdam Post office receipt for package sent to KZ Voght (Holland). Pre-printed postcard receipt with handwritten comments.
1990-1009 George K. Oppenheim papers 1939-1941, 1990 Family corresondence. George K. Oppenheim was a German refugee in France. This collection is RESTRICTED and cannot be be used for publication without permission of donor.
1990-1011 Aaron Blumenfeld musical scores and tapes 1990 Includes: Holocaust Memorial Cantata; Holocaust Memorial Symphonic Poem; Holocaust Commemorative Song. Three complete scores and one casette tape. Collection includes cover letter and biographical materials. In 2 folders
1990-1013 "Nazi Genocide in Poland 1939-1945: A Documentation" 1939-1945, 1991 Photographs of documents on Nazi genocide in Poland from Main Commission in Poland for investigation of Nazi crimes in Poland, with inventory of documents in English, Polish, German.
1990-1015 Program for Mass Meeting against Nazi extermination of Jews and Other Minorities, Civic Auditorium, San Francisco
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17 June 1943 Event included speech by Thomas Mann and performances by Isaac Stern and Eddie Cantor.
1990-1022 Fritz and Wilhemina Lokesch, letter
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13 January 1939 Letter from Fritz and Wilhemina Sass Lokesch to E.M. Sass of San Francisco. The Lokesches were Viennese Jews living in Prague. The letter was written to a stranger whose last name was similar to Wilhemina Lokesch's maiden name. This letter documents the desperation of those hoping to leave Europe in face of Nazi invasions.
1990-1027 Warsaw and Lodz Ghetto artifacts 1940, n.d. Includes 5 coins, 1 miniature Hebrew prayerbook from Warsaw; 3 currency notes from Lodz (Litzmannstadt)
1991-1003 Phillipsohn-Orwitz Family, papers 1940, 1957 Includes declaration, affidavits of support, correspondence and photocopies of documents.
1991-1016 Hans Frankenthal (John Franklin), papers 1941-1945 Personal documents, certificates, clippings from KZ Westerbork & Bergen & Holland: Yellow star badge. Includes DP card. Also "Warning" leaflet to German officers and Gestapo, in the name of Stalin, Roosevelt and Churchill. Backpack, cup, utensils in separate box.
1991-1021 JW Eisenberg, papers October 1945-February 1946 Memorandums to Officer in Charge from JW Eisenberg, Counter Intelligence Corp. US government reports regarding interviews with Holocaust survivors in UNRAA camps 1945-1946 (German).
1992-1004 Red Cross bag 1938 Given to German Jewish refugees deported to Poland to use for holding valuables under garments
1992-1005 Feibusch family papers
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1945-1946 Post war correspondence regarding the fate of Irne Baecker and her family members who were deported to KZ Malines and eastward. Also 2 photographs.
1993-1006 Rich Task, papers n.d. "Plan of the Concentration Camp Birkenau," excerpts from literature on camp (from Auschwitz Museum), 9 pp.; Lodz ghetto "eine mark" paper currency
1994-1002 "Nederland Inden Oorlog: Zooals Het Werkelijk Was" [The Netherlands in the war: As it really was] 1946 Report, including articles and facsimilies of wartime documents
1994-1003 Lazarus Family, papers 1941-1994 Includes certificates, affadavit of support, correspondence, identification card, as well as more recent newspaper article on family history.
1994-1004 KZ Thieresiendstadt currency
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  7 bank notes
1995-1001 Allied Safe Conduct Surrender leaflet 1945 Used to encourage German soldiers to surrender.
1995-1004 Artifacts from post WWI Germany and Nazi era postcards 1919-1940s Germany currency and material from post WWI inflationary period, and postcards from Nazi era
1995-1005 Die Fackel, ed. Karl Kraus, September 1930 and August 1931 2 issues. Die Fackel was a digest of political and literary criticism. Folder includes information about Karl Kraus, its editor.
1995-1006 "Explaicaciones concernando las declarationes de fortunas" 1 March 1943 Document addressed to the Jewish community of Thessaloniki, Greece regarding Declaration of Wealth as requested by German authorities

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Collection No Name Date Description
1996-1001 Erich and Else Goldstein, papers
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1938, 1939 "Arbeitsbuch" and "Reisepass" (workbooks and passports), including entries in Japanese in passports. Documents the required use of "Israel" and "Sarah" as middle names for Jews.
1997-1001 Hildegard Jordan Lewis, certificate 24 June 1933 German Youth Certificate, featuring pictures of Hitler and Hindenberg
1997-1002 Nazi artificats   Includes: spoon with swastika on handle, large napkin with swastika in center; small napkin from Hitler's headquarters in Berchtesgaden
2000-1001 Postage stamps, Deutsches Reich   100 Nazi-era postage stamps
2000-1002 Kurt Fischel, papers 1937-1939, 1958 Includes passport, health insurance card, certificate of compensation (1958). Also includes birth certificate, revised to conform to registration requirements that Jewish men take the additional given name of "Israel".
2000-1003 Concentration Camp and Ghetto artifacts 1940, n.d. Marks from Lodz ghetto. Also includes 4 metal coins and 1 button. [Perhaps from Terezin-Theresienstadt (Czechoslovakia)]
2001-1003 Prayer book - Abridged for Jews in the Armed Forces of the United States 1943 English-Hebrew prayer book for evening service for the Sabbath, and morning service for week-days.
2001-1004 Nazi badge/arm band   Black and white
2002-1001 Nazi stamp and post card collection/post cards   Album contains numerous postcards and loose stamps, including several commemorating 1936 Olympics. Album and its contents are fragile.
2002-1003 Fischer Family, papers 1902-1945 Includes personal documentation, including financial papers and those relating to the sale of a business and emigration from Germany, school records, identification papers, pre-war certificates, naturalization certificate. The Fischer family was Austrian.
2002-1004 Efim Eydus, papers 1915, 1941-1946, 1980 Efrim Eydus was a Russian Jewish solider, serving with the Soviet Army. Collection includes birth certificate, and certificates and identification books regarding military service in the Soviet Army during World War II.
2004-1001 Ernest and Linda Turner, papers 1899-1901, 1932-1943 The Turners were a Hungarian family, forced out by Hungarian anti-Jewish laws, who emigrated to the United States in 1940. Includes family genealogy, certificates and other official documents, correspondence, postcards, passports.
2004-1002 Collection of unrelated Holocaust documents 1939-1940, n.d. Includes Jewish registration card, passport, armband with Star of David, photograph, postcard. English translation of registration card available.
2004-1003 Nazi insignia pin    
2004-1005 R.H. Holdeman, papers 1979-1982 Collection on Holocaust Denial and Anti-Semitism. Includes books, journals, newsletters
2004-1006 Reuben Ainsztein, papers 1961-1986 Reprints of articles by Reuben Ainsztein and others on Holocaust; includes clippings and obituaries on Ainsztein
2004-1007 Rudolph Simon, papers 1979-1983 Correspondence and notes with universities and publishers, regarding publication of papers and symposium; emphasis on German exile literature as subject matter.
2004-1008 Friedrich Kolb, papers 1910, 1939-1952 Mr. Kolb emigrated from Germany in 1939. Includes certificates, passport, correspondence, postcards, photographs, financial records, clippings and memoir.
2004-1009 Max Knight Collection 1939-1973 Includes correspondence, manuscript "The Story of My Life", documents, publications, leaflets.
2004-1010 Edith Schoenberger-Kaufman   Personal papers
2004-1011 Hilda Prager Silberberg, papers. 1939-1947 Hilda Prager Silberberg emigrated from Nurnberg, Germany to California in 1939. This collection is comprised of voluminous correspondence, particularly from Pauline Prager, Hilda Prager Silberberg's mother, as well as considerable correspondence from friends and other family members.
2004-1012 Heilbuth Family, papers 1902-1944 Includes several sketches and drawings by Ernst Heilbuth, most in the 1910s and 1920s, family photographs and genealogies, birth and other certificates. Also includes 3 photograph albums. Most material is pre-war. Of interest is passenger list and menu from United States Line, from Hamburg to New York, 25-28 July 1939.

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Collection No Name Date Description
2005-0001 A. Leo Oppenheim, papers 1938-1945 Includes family correspondence. Also includes records that document his attempt to extricate his parents from Terezin.
2005-0002 Nazi collar tab   SS collar tab
2005-0004 Gustavus A. Pfeiffer, letter 1938 Letter recounting visit to Germany in Feb 1938 and conditions there
2005-0005 Edelbaum Family 1926, 1942-1947, n.d. Includes family and official correspondence, copy of photos, school records
2005-0006 Kurt Gunter Michaelis papers 1940s, 2000? Includes scrapbook of drawings, artifacts, interview with Dr. Eischeid. Also includes Jude stars, felt woven and mica processed at Terezin, scrapbook of drawings done by father in Terezin. Paper was traded for daily bread ration, depicting scenes of daily life before the war.
2005-0007 Lasus Family, papers
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1939-1950s Austrian family emigrating through Shanghai. Includes numerous Shanghai-related documents (including English-language newspaper The China Press), emigration papers, artifacts and photos. Also includes memoir, entitled Episode Shanghai
2005-0008 Erich and Erna Kraus, papers 1938-1939 Includes affadavits of support, genealogical document
2005-0009 Muriel Schonbek Paule, papers 1938, 1940 Includes passport and Lodz currency
2005-0010 Liebmann and Niklas Family Papers
View letter from young Latvian in a DP camp.
1894-1937 Passports, correspondence, documents from 2 seemingly separate families -- Liebman and Niklas. Includes papers from Elsa Theinert Niklas' birth family. Includes conversion certificate to Judaism for Elsa Theinert in 1922. Shanghai. Also includes letter from DP camp to Kurt Liebmann.
2005-0011 Seraphim Report cover letter 2 Dec 1941 Item is cover letter to a report by Prof. Seraphim on how to best handle labor needs in Ukraine, referring to "superfluous eaters." Part of evidence submitted in Nuremberg trials. English translation available.
2005-0012 Alice Goldstein Resseguie Papers
View postcard sent to Hans Fritzsche.
1941-1945 Collection of materials collected by Alice Resseguie when she worked for Army Intelligence after the war ended. Includes correspondence among major figures in Propoganda Ministry, including Hans Fritzsche. Includes English translation of some materials.
2005-0013 Dr. Bernard Kaufman, Jr. papers 1940s Dr. Kaufman served with US Army during World War II. Collection includes numerous Nazi artifacts, including medic's kit. Also includes numerous newspapers, including Nazi publications and Russian newspapers. Also includes Dr. Kaufman's family memoir.
2005-0014 Auschwitz hospital documents 1945 Reports and documents from hospital at Auschwitz after its liberation.
2006-0001 Herman Kniss, photographs 1945 Photographs of post-war Germany, including 10 concentration camp photos. Herman Kniss was a first generation American of German descent, who participated in the liberation of a German concentration camp, name unknown.
2006-0004 "Das Entnazifizierungsgesetz" (Denazification Law) Oct 1946 Denazification edict, newsprint, issued by Allies, Decree #38. Summary of document and partial translation available.
2006-0005 Lodz Ghetto currency 1940s Eine mark, 50 pfennig bills
2006-0006 Staatsbibliothek Krakau: Feierliche Eroffnung April 1941 Program for ceremonial opening of the State Library in Krakow by Dr. Frank, Reich Minister of the Generalgouvernement
2006-0007 International Committee of the Red Cross: International Tracing Service, reports
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1947-1983 Operations Reports for the International Red Cross's Tracing Service from 1947-1976, Annual Reports for 1982-1983, informational reports, 1986
2006-0008 Trufant Foster, papers 1945, n.d. Includes manuscript, "Crimes of Dachau", photographs of camp liberation near Hailfingen, Germany, and 2 copies of posters by M/Sgt Jack Bessee
2006-0009 Henry Kahn, papers n.d. Copy of a manuscript, "This is Dachau", which includes photographs and descriptions of Dachau concentration camp
2006-0010 Paul Jacobs, papers 1961 Press pass for Eichmann trial
2006-0011 Ehren-Chronik [194-?] Scrapbook to honor soldiers fighting for "Fuehrer und Vaterland". Includes pages (blank) for photographs.
2006-0012 "Jewish Survivors of Theresienstadt" n.d. List of names of survivors of Theresienstadt, last names beginning with P-Z only. Possibly fragment from larger work.
2006-0013 Schupo-Kriegsverbrecher in Kolomea vor dem Wiener Volksgericht 1957 Collection of documents prepared for publication by former citizens of Kolomea, living in Israel. Documents concern the trials of police war criminals in Vienna.
2006-0014 Gertrude Schnellenberg, papers 1940s Scrapbook of photographs and memorabilia from Mrs. Schnellenberg's years in Shanghai during World War II. Also includes pre- and post-war photographs.
2006-0015 United States High Commissioner, Reports 1948-1949 Reports describe conditions in Austria after the war and activities of US governing and occupying forces in Austria.
2006-0016 Jerrol Harris, papers 1940, 1945 Wehrpass (service record) for E. Graf, Dachau commemoration book, 1 issue of Lighting, newspaperof the 78th Infantry Division.
2006-0017 John Scott, papers 1945 14 black & white photographs, and 12 negatives, of liberation of Buchenwald
2006-0018 International Refugee Organization Draft Provisional Order No. 42.1 [1948?] Draft order whose subject is the procedure for determining which persons are within the mandate of the organization (eligiblity determination). Includes chronology of events of World War II, by country.
2006-0019 C.L.N.A.I.: Atti del Comando Generale - Corpo Volontari Della Liberta n.d.
2006-0020 Memorial in Amsterdam, photographs n.d. Memorial listing names of Dutch Jews, including Anne Frank, who perished during the Holocaust.
2006-0021 David Stern, papers n.d. Comprised of xerox copies of books and publication that describe the history and ate of several Jewish communities in Germany.
2006-0022 Stuthof Concentration Camp photographs, Mark Markov-Grinberg 1945 Signed enlargements of photographs taken at the liberation of Stuthof by Soviet Jewish photographer Mark Markov-Grinberg.

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2007-0001 Max and Mae Mandl, papers 1914-1964 Personal papers, including correspondence, photographs and documents.
2007-0002 Marx Family, papers 1922-1957 Includes documents and photographs relating to experiences of the Marx Family, including Kurt Marx's service in the Palestine Brigade.
2007-0003 M. Oppenheimer Periodical Collection 1944-1945. Collection is comprised of twelve issues of various French periodicals describing the liberation of France from Nazi occupation.
2007-0004 Eichmann Clippings Collection 1961-1963 Collection is comprised of clippings and articles from various newspapers and magazines on the subject of the Adolf Eichmann trial in Jerusalem, Israel.
2007-0005 "Erfahrungen aus der Beboachtung und Abwehr rechtsradikaler und antisemitischer Tendenzen im Jahre 1962" 1963 Report of the German Bundesminister des Innern.
2007-0006 The Gestapo: Hitler's Secret Police - The Nazi Scourage in Germany, The Conquered Countries, The United States 1941 Publication by the Friends of Democracy
2007-0007 Eva Seligman-Kennard/Efim Babouchkin papers n.d. Unpublished manuscript describing the history of the Jewish communities of the following Ukranian towns: Berdichev, Nemirov, Bratslav, Vinnitsa and Medzibozh.
2007-0008 "Report of the Institute of Jewish Affairs for the Period February 1, 1941-April 30, 1947," American and Jewish World Congress n.d. Report describes the history of the Institute, and its planning and research activities. Appendices include lists of staff, archives and library collection areas, publications and research files.
2007-0009 Michael Hesse, photographic collection 1945 Black and white photographs of liberation of concentration camp, probably Bergen Belsen.
2007-0010 Elizabeth Zierer, papers 1948, 1993, n.d. Papers and photographs of non-Jewish Auschwitz survivor. Papers include memoirs and short fiction. Also included are 25 black and white photographs taken in a Displaced Persons camp in 1948.
2007-0011 Nat Schmulowitz, papers 1939-1945, 1961-1962 Collection of articles, clippings, correspondence, radio broadcasts, notes and writings on the subjects of anti-Semitism, the Holocaust and the Adolf Eichmann trial. Nat Schmulowitz (1899-1966) lived in San Francisco and was a nationally known attorney, civic leader and bibliophile.
2007-0012 Nazi documents, facsimiles and photocopes 1943-1945 This artificial collection includes a facsimile of the introduction of the Stroop Report, photocopy of the Wannsee Protocols from Police D'Israel during the Eichmann trial, facsimile of "Marriage Certificate of Adolf Hitler" with English translation, facsimiles of Adolf Hitler's "My Political Testament" and "My Private Will" with English translations.
2007-0013 "Nazi Ticket for All Who Criticize American Liberty" 1939 "Ticket" contrasts Nazi policies on property, taxation, labor, children, women, religion, entertainment, outdoor sports and family with the policies of the United States on these subjects.
2007-0014 Aufstellung ueber den Buecherbestand in der Bibliothek der F.I.R. June 1970 Catalog of book holdings in the library of F.I.R. (Fédération Internationale des Résistants), created in 1951 in Vienna, now located in Berlin.
2007-0015 Edith Milcher Curtis papers 1938-1964 Collection comprises letters, documents and photo sent to Mrs. Curtis and her family from friends and acquaintances. The letters document the situation of Jews in occupied Austria seeking to emigrate after the Anschluss. Collection also includes letters written by those Austrian Jews who had already emigrated to other countries, including several from a friend living in Quito, Ecuador.
2008-0001 Ralph Romberg papers 1938, 1972 Collection comprised of family documents of German Jewish family -- letter revoking health insurance, and certificates of good conduct for his parents.
2008-0002 Notgeld 1927 Currency issued by town of Tostedt during inflationary period between the wars, illustration of two Jewish men hanging from a tree surrounded by ravens. Example of anti-semitic feeling in Germany after World War I.
2008-0003 Werner Loeb papers 1943, 1945 Papers relating to imprisonment in Terezin during the war and after liberation. Includes father's death certificate.
2008-004 Heinz Frankenstein papers 1939 June 1 Correspondence issued by the U.S. Consulate in Stuttgart, Germany regarding the status of immigration visas.
2008-005 Roelof Van Zyl collection 1941-1965 ollection includes books and 35 issues of the past WWII journal Onderdrukking en Verzet, as well as a copy Mr. Van Zyl's memoir, ration cards from post-WWII Netherlands, and 8 mm Nazi German newsreels of France and of battle ships in the English Channel.
2008-006 Elfriede Feuer Sobiloff papers 1933, 1939 Comprising a passport and school records
2008-007 Betty de Vries papers 1918, 1951, undated Baby book for Ms. de Vries, photograph album post-war Amsterdam and Israel, lithographs post-war of life in Netherlands between 1940-1945.
2008-008 Harvey Gotliffe papers Personal papers of Dr. Harvey Gotliffe regarding his work with Holocaust denial at San Jose State University.
2008-009 Hella and Arnold Levi papers 1930-1942 Correspondence and documents of Hella Lion Levi and her husband Arnold Levi, refugees from Frankfurt, Germany, documenting their flight from Germany and residency in Shanghai, China, during World War II.

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2009-001 Max Hoffman collection 1933-1945 Nazi regalia - medals, flags, armbands, gun holster, helmet - gathered by Mr. Hoffman, an American soldier, after World War II.
2009-002 "Wir Mahnen Zum Frieden" 1950 A remembrance calendar commemorating the sacrifices of anti-Nazi resistance fighters, published in East Germany in 1950 by the organization Vereinigung der Verfolgten des Nazi regimes.
2009-004 Hammer-Flugblaetter collection of issues After 1902
2009-005 "Pour Toi...Poemes" by Renee Schwab 1928 Book of poetry of 94 pages written by a French Jewish woman who perished during the Holocaust.
2009-006 Addressbuch fur die Landeshaupftstadt Karlsruhe 1937 1937 address book for Karlsruhe, Germany
2009-007 Gene Lang photograph collection 1945 10 photographs of Buchenwald concentration camp
2009-008 Monica Werner family photographs 1937-1946, 1994 The collection is comprised of photographs of various members of an extended German Jewish family from Berlin who perished in Auschwitz during the Holocaust. Also included are xerox copies of documentation of the fate of these family members, and explanatory material written by the donor of the collection
2009-009 Personal items confiscated from Holocaust victims 1930s-1940s Contains one ring, two watches, one pendant. Items were found in the warehouse; they had been confiscated from Holocaust victims.
2009-010 Rosa Schonberger collection 1933-1945 Includes Nazi regalia, including medals, belt buckle, insiginias and armbands
2009-011 Leo Diaz collection 1943-1945 Includes scrapbook, flag, medals, insignias. Leo Diaz was an American soldier fighting in Europe in World War II.
2009-021 Ghetto and Concentration Camp Currency Collection 1942-1945
2009-027 Hershel Z. Herzberg collection 1940s Several Holocaust-era publications, including Der Untermensch
2009-028 Ketty Goldschmidt postcard 1944 April 8 A postcard sent by Ketty Goldschmidt on April 8, 1944, from Terezin concentration camp, to Mr. and Mrs. Golenzer of Hamburg. The postcard is a pre-printed form postcard acknowledging receipt of goods.
2009-029 Bernard Levine papers 1945, 2009 World War II-era artifacts, newspapers and essay of remembrance.
2009-030 Photograph of Kraljevica concentration camp, Croatia undated
2009-031 Emi Leviev Hester yellow Star of David button 1943-1944 A yellow Star of David button, issued to Jews in Bulgaria during the period of 1942-1944, and meant to be worn as identification as a Jew.
2009-032 Nazi flag charm 1938
2009-033 Helga Newman papers 1898-1954 comprising correspondence, documents and copies of photographs. Helga Newman was a German Jewish child who was sent on a Kindertransport to England.

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2010-001 Elie A. Cohen collection 1948-1993 The Elie A. Cohen papers are comprised of research materials, the bulk of which was accumulated between the 1950s-1980s, clippings on Cohen dating from the 1950s-1970s, notes and articles on survivor syndrome and unpublished manuscripts by various authors. In addition there are a substantial number of journals and articles addressing the psychological impact of the concentration camp.
2010-002 Louis G. Kaplan collection Between 1960-1990 Collection comprises four testimonies from a collection of 122 survivors, interviewed in the town of Afula, Israel, conducted by the students of Ben Gurion High School under the direction of their teachers and staff. Mr. Louis G. Kaplan translated these testimonies from Hebrew.
2010-003 Simon Walter papers 1939-1944 Comprises letters, documents, photographs, negatives and artifacts of Simon Walter, perhaps a Polish Jew, who lived in Palestine and Nairobi during the war years.
2010-005 Almanacs, Yearbooks, and Address Books collection 1933-1995
2010-008 Kathe Weiner papers 1941-1946 Comprising correspondence and documents of a German Jewish woman living in Shanghai
2010-007 Nathan Safar photograph 1944 Comprising one photograph of Hungarians in a forced labor camp
2010-010 Ervan Jacobs collection 1944-1945 Comprising photographs, artifact, and documents collected by an American Jewish soldier
2010-011 John Steiner collection 1977-1997 Papers and audiotapes documenting John Steiner's work with Holocaust perpetrators.
2010-012 United States Army propaganda poster 1945 Comprising one poster, printed by either the United States Army or the British Army with a title "Don't Fraternize" and a photograph of stacked bodies with a caption "Mauthausen."
2011-001 Cloth fragment from concentration camp uniform 1942-1945 Fragment from blue and white striped concentration camp uniform with upside down red triangle and prisoner number
2011-002 William Bachner papers 1982-1994 Collection documents the work of William Bachner, a Polish Jew who hid his identity and rescued others during the Holocaust, and comprises a transcript of an oral history interview, correspondence between Mr. Bachner and his biographer Samuel P. Oliner, articles and clippings, and other correspondence.
2011-003 Lore Shelley papers 1981-2004 Comprises photographs, documents and corespondence relating to the life and work of Holocaust survivor Lore Shelley, who authored five books based on interviews with Holocaust survivors.
2011-004 Tikvah Acharey Hashoah newsletter 1998-2000 Comprising five newsletters of Tikvah Acharey Hashoah, a San Francisco Bay area Holocaust survivors group
2011-005 Joachim Schapira passport 1939 Passport of Mr. Joachim Schapira, who fled Munich, Germany for the United States
2011-006 T. Werner Schwarz papers 1937-1991 Comprising T. Werner Schwarz's correspondence with Wilfred Isarel who assisted in the rescue of Jews in Germany and other related material.
2012-001 Walt Fraser papers 1939-1948 Comprising personal papers that document Mr. Fraser's experiences as a German-Jewish refugee, living in Shanghai, China from 1939-1948.
2012-002 Ernest and Edna Falk papers 1938-1940 Comprising photographs and docuemnts related to the experiences of a German-Jewish couple who fled Frankfurt and sheltered in San Francisco with their sponsors, the Edelstein family.
2012-003 Clarence Benjamin and Lawrence Weseman collection 1945, 2008 Comprises a album of photographs taken by Clarence Benjamin during the liberation of a freight train in Farsleben, Germany, outside of Magdeburg in April 1945. The album was created by an acquaintance of Mr. Benjamin's, Lawrence Weseman.
2012-004 Eva Norman papers 1945-2004 Comprises materials relating to compensation claims for Hungarian Holocaust survivor Eva (nee Lustig) Norman.
2013-001 Weiss family papers 1977-2012 The collection comprises papers of the Weiss family of San Francisco, California. The collection documents the history of the Weiss family's involvement in an incident surrounding the opening of a Neo-Nazi bookstore in San Francisco in April 1977 and their continuing involvement in Holocaust commemoration and education in the San Francisco Bay Area after the establishment of the Holocaust Library and Research Center in 1979.
2013-002 George Avigliano photographs 1945 The collection comprises nine (9) black and white photographs taken by Mr. George Avigliano, a soldier with the United States Army, after the liberation of an unidentified concentration camp in Germany in 1945.
2013-003 Werner Gottlieb papers 1999-2012 This collection comprises papers related to Mr. Werner Gottlieb's work with post- Holocaust reconciliation work in his hometown of Frankenwinheim, Germany.
2013-004 Hermann Feller boots 1938 The collection comprises a pair of boots issued to Hermann Feller, a German Jew, at Buchenwald concentration camp on November 10, 1938, after his arrest in Chemnitz, Germany during Kristallnacht on November 9, 1938.
2013-006 Unidentified World War II veteran photographs and Nazi artifacts 1944, 1945 The collection comprises a Nazi armband, a German Red Cross armband, and seven black and white photographs taken by an unidentified American soldier shortly after the end of World War II.

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