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Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 23 Collections and/or Records:

Adalbert Freedman Family Papers

Identifier: Mss 248
Abstract Papers relating to the varied activities and interests of Adelbert and his wife Miriam including speeches, correspondence photographs, a diary, an olive wood souvenir book from Jerusalem, a scrapbook from a trip to Europe, 1949, a scrapbook from the Walter Duranty lecture in Atlanta, 1942, a membership roster from the Zionist Organization of America, undated, and a personal telephone directory.
Dates: 1909 - 2001

Andre Steiner Family Papers

Identifier: Mss 172
Abstract Andre Steiner and his wife lived in Hungary and Slovakia before surviving the Holocaust and immigrating to the United States. The collection consists of correspondence, 1939-1962, from Weiner family members many of which were written from Thereisenstadt; and the diary of ...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1920 - 1962

Andre's Lives Records

Identifier: Mss 411
Abstract Production materials, research and interviews for the Holocaust film Andre’s Lives, produced by Brad Lichtenstein.
Dates: 1990s

Chaplain John G. Gaskill Papers

Identifier: Mss 067
Abstract Chaplain Gaskill was a United States Army chaplain who was among the first Americans to enter the Dachau concentration camp. Of special significance is the record book of those who died during the last three months of camp operation. The information has been sent to Yad Vashem in Israel. The papers contain records from the Dachau concentration camp including death records, hospital records, a memorial service, reports, and prisoner testimonies.
Dates: 1936 - 1945

Esther and Herbert Taylor Oral History Collection

Identifier: EHTOHC
Abstract The Esther and Herbert Taylor Oral History Collection, housed in the Ida Pearle and Joseph Cuba Archives for Southern Jewish History at the William Breman Jewish Heritage  Museum, consists of more than 1,000 interviews that document Jewish life in Georgia and Alabama. The collection originated in the 1970s due to an oral history project conducted by the Atlanta Jewish Federation and the Atlanta chapters of the National Council of Jewish Women and the American Jewish Committee. It has since...
Dates: 1976-present

Eternal Life-Hemshech, Inc. (Atlanta, Ga.) Records

Identifier: Mss 183
Abstract Eternal Life-Hemshech, Inc., was formed on September 3, 1964, by survivors of the Nazi Holocaust, 1933-1945, who settled in the metropolitan Atlanta area. The primary goal was to erect a monument in memory of their six million brethren who did not survive. The records consist primarily of correspondence from 1970 – 1997 and meeting minutes (board, executive and general membership) from 1985 - 1997.
Dates: 1970 - 1997

Frank Koros Family Papers

Identifier: Mss 299
Abstract Papers consisting of correspondence from family members in Hungary prior to and following the Holocaust and documents relating to legal actions taken by Frank Koros to restore his good credit rating due to a case of mistaken identity and an erroneous reporting, The collection also contains papers relating to a cement mixture patent.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1939 - 1982

Fred Glusman Family Papers

Identifier: Mss 259
Abstract The Glusman Family escaped the Holocaust and settled in various places throughout the southern United States. The papers include correspondence, clippings, certificates, immigration documents, and programs.
Dates: 1910 - 2013

Frieda Goldfinger Muhr Family Papers

Identifier: Mss 269
Abstract The Muhr Family lived in Germany prior to World War II and immigrated to the United States in 1938. Part of the family was interned at Theresienstadt concentration camp during the Holocaust. The papers consist of a family book, immigration documents, correspondence, birth certificates, marriage certificates, and a poem written in Theresienstadt.
Dates: 1908 - 1939

Gisela Meyer Spielberg Family Papers

Identifier: Mss 414
Abstract A German immigrant to the United States in the middle of the Second World War, Gisela Meyer Spielberg and her family made a life for themselves in Atlanta, GA following the antisemitic rule of Hitler which they only just barely escaped.
Dates: 1824 - 1997

Hana Kraus Beer Family Papers

Identifier: Mss 209
Abstract Hana Kraus Beer was a Holocaust survivor. Her papers consist of legal and travel documents and correspondence primarily relating to Hana Kraus Beer's life following the liberation of Thereisanstadt including the time she spent in England prior to her immigration to the United States in 1949 and her subsequent marriage to Walter Beer also a survivor of the Holocaust.
Dates: 1925 - 1999

Harold Hersch Family Papers

Identifier: Mss 193
Abstract Harold Hersch was a Holocaust survivor and prominent businessman in Atlanta, Georiga. His papers consist of newspaper articles, a family history, correspondence from relatives in Poland, and papers relating to the restitution of property confiscated during World War II.
Dates: 1934 - 1991

Herbert Kohn Family Papers

Identifier: Mss 085
Abstract Herbert Kohn and his parents and brothers were Holocaust survivors who emigrated from Germany in 1939. The Kohn family settled in Columbus, Georgia. The papers consist of Correspondence, 1940-1942, an Iron Cross certificate issued to Leo Kohn, 1936, and immigration documents, 1938-1942. Researchers studying the Herbert Kohn Family Papers will gain...
Dates: 1936 - 1945

Isak Rosenbaum Family Papers

Identifier: Mss 284
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1894 - 1982

Israel Expo ’85 (Atlanta, Ga.) Records

Identifier: Mss 287
Abstract Records pertaining to Ruth Singer's responsibilities as visual arts chairman, including correspondence, newsletters, invitations, financial reports and newspaper clippings.
Dates: 1984 - 1985

Kristallnacht – 70th Anniversary Commemoration Records

Identifier: Mss 285
Abstract Kristallnacht - 70th Commemoration Records, 2008, consists of correspondence, fliers, programs, planning notes and newspaper articles relating to the Atlanta community-wide event to commemorate the "Night of Broken Glass," which took place November 9-10, 1938 in Germany and Austria.
Dates: 2008

Max C. (Mike) Gettinger Papers

Identifier: Mss 329
Abstract This collection contains a small sampling of the work Mr. Gettinger accomplished while Executive Director of the Atlanta Jewish Federation.
Dates: 1924 - 1991

Max Rosenbluth Family Papers

Identifier: Mss 270
Abstract Max Rosenbluth Family Papers, c.1929-1953, consisting of .4 cubic feet of material relating to the extended family of Max and Beryl Rosenbluth who survived the Holocaust in hiding in Poland and France, including emigration documents; identity documents; writings relating to war experiences.
Dates: 1941 - 1971

Peter Phillips Family Papers

Identifier: Mss 264
Abstract Peter Phillips was born in Berlin in 1920 and attended technical schools in Germany, Czechoslovakia, and France before fleeing Nazi Germany in March of 1941. After reaching America, he enlisted in the US Army and was stationed at Camp Ritchie, which operated as a base for German speaking soldiers, predominantly Jewish, to be trained in intelligence and interrogation. His papers contain material he collected while serving with the Ritchie Boys including internal Nazi documents and identification...
Dates: 1833 - 1996

Rubin and Lola Lansky Family Papers

Identifier: Mss 167
Abstract Rubin and Lola Lansky were Holocaust survivors. They married in 1947 and moved to Atlanta in 1953. The collection consists of immigration documents, records from Eternal Life-Hemshech, Inc. a Holocaust survivor’s organization and records from the 50th anniversary celebration of the Victory in Europe in 1995.
Dates: 1940 - 1996

Sholom Iteld Family Papers

Identifier: Mss 280
Abstract This collection contains materials related to the immigration and post-war life of Sholom Iteld whose son in law eventually ran for representation in the Georgia House of Representatives in 1976. The collection includes materials related to both Sholom Iteld and Stanley M. Baum.
Dates: 1955 - 1976

Sylvia Becker Papers

Identifier: Mss 258
Abstract Sylvia Pollock was born in Asheville, NC, January 3, 1929. She attended the University of Missouri from 1947 – 1948. Sylvia and Saul Becker married and moved to Atlanta in 1949, and are the parents of three children. Ms. Becker served on the following committees: Holocaust Commission; Israel Affairs Committee; Goodfriend Holocaust Collection at Woodruff Library, Emory University; National Jewish Resource Center.
Dates: 1979 - 2000

The Breman Museum Audiovisual Collection

Identifier: Mss 400
Abstract The Breman Museum Audiovisual Collection consists of videos created by, for, or in part from the Breman Museum. The collection is arranged into several series and alphabetical or chronological within each series.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1996 - 2018