Scope and Contents
Researchers studying the Isak Rosenbaum Family Papers will gain insight into the Holocaust, immigration, and Jewish life in Germany prior to World War II. All material is arranged in alphabetical order by subject and chronologically within each folder.
- Creation: 1894 - 1982
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There are no restrictions on accessing material in this collection.
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Copyright restrictions may apply. Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright. Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository and the copyright holder.
Biographical / Historical
Isak Rosenbaum was born in Jassy, Romania, in 1897. Around 1899, the family moved to Vienna, Austria. Isak married Rosalie Honig (1901-1998) in 1932. He was incarcerated in Dachau after Kristallnacht where he wrote postcards and letters home to his wife. He later immigrated to the United States via Palestine, and changed his name to John Isak Roberts. The Roberts family settled in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. Isak died in Bethlehem in 1974, age 76.
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Isak Rosenbaum was a Holocaust survivor from Jassy, Romania. He was incarcerated in Dachau after Kristallnacht where he wrote postcards and letters home to his wife. He later immigrated to the United States via Palestine. The collection consists of family genealogical material and scrapbooks.
- Isak Rosenbaum Family Papers, Mss 284
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