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Displaced Persons Documents, Publications, Cultural Life, and Post-War Jewish Publications

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RG-02.01, DP camps publications

RG-02.02, Official documents of US Military Government in Germany

RG-02.03, Sylvia Lowe Collection

RG-02.05, Civil Judical proceeding in DP camps

RG-02.06, Perla Karney Collection

RG-02.07, Unser Leben (Our Life), Yiddish Publication of Liberated Jews in Berlin

RG-02.08, Journal of the Central Historical Commission of Poland

RG-02.04, Brycha publication



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Title: Displaced Persons Documents, Publications, Cultural Life, and Post-War Jewish Publications, 1929-1982Add to your cart.View associated digital content.

Predominant Dates:1945 -- 1952

ID: RG-02/RG-02

Primary Creator: Displaced person camps, committees (1945 -- 1953)

Extent: 2.0 Boxes

Arrangement:

The arrangement scheme for the record group was imposed during processing in the absence of an original order. Materials are arranged by subject/creator, then by identifier, as assigned by the processor.

Record group is comprised of six collections and one item: 1. Publications on the displaced persons camps; 2. Official documents of the US Military Government in Germany; 3. Sylvia Lowe collection; 4. Brycha Publication; 5. Collection of civil judicial proceedings in displaced persons camps; 6. Perla Karney collection; 7. Collection of Unser Leben; 8. Journal of the Central Historical Commission of Poland

Subjects: Castles, type of housing for displaced persons population, postwar Germany, Categories of displaced persons in postwar Germany, Civil affairs division, US military government in postwar Germany, Correspondence to and from displaced person camps, Cultural activities in Displaced Persons Camps, displaced person, categorization according to country of origin, displaced person camp, photographs, Displaced person camps, documents, Displaced person camps, publications, Displaced person camps in Germany, Displaced persons camps, Displaced persons in Austria, postwar, Displaced Persons Report, displaced persons report, Frankfurt, Education at Displaced Persons Camps, European Command, US military forces in Europe, postwar, Financial responsibility for the DP camps according to Civil Affairs Division US military government, food shortage in post war Germany according to US Military Government, Former German concentration camp barracks, used for housing for displaced persons, postwar Germany, former Wehrmacht (Germany Army) barracks, type of housing for displaced persons, postwar Germany, Frankfurt am Main (Germany), Higher nutritional quality of food provided for DP population, according to US Military Government, Hotels, type of housing for displaced persons population, postwar Germany, International Refugee Organization (IRO), a successor of UNRRA, postwar Europe, International Refugee Organization (IRO), funding of displaced persons population in postwar Europe, Issuance and restoration of civil status and property related documents to displaced persons, Population of Displaced Person Camps (DP) in postwar Germany, Preferable treatment of East Europeans in regard to immigration to US, postwar, President Truman executive order on immigration, December 22 1945, Report about Displaced Persons Camp, Reports about Jewish Displaced Persons in postwar Germany, residential buildings, used to house displaced persons population, postwar Germany, Schools at the Displaced Persons Camps, sources of finding of displaced persons camps, postwar Germany, Soviet deception in regard to displaced persons in the Soviet zone of control, postwar Germany, status of displaced persons in postwar Germany, UNRRA, its role in administration of displaced persons camps in postwar Germany, UNRRA, type of residences used to house the displaced persons population, postwar Germany, UNRRA providing housing for displaced persons camp population, postwar Germany, US Army appropriated funds to use for additional food for displaced persons population, postwar, US Military Government in Bavaria, postwar in regard to DP camp population, US Military Government in German, postwar, supervision of DP camps

Languages: Yiddish, German, English, Polish

Abstract

This is a record group containing the collections about various functions of the DP camps, as well as the US Miltiary Government inspections of the DP camps together with several personal collection in the matter. There are also collections of specific editions published by the DP camps' committees.

Scope and Contents of the Materials

This record group is comprised of several postwar collections, stemming from displaced persons camp activities, and reflect the multifaceted postwar developments with regard to displaced persons organizations. The record group combines collections assembled by imminent Jewish immigration from postwar Europe. Included in this record group are publications, photographs, and digitized materials.

Collection Historical Note

Within this record group, the collection of publications include various printed materials published within and outside of the displaced persons camps in Germany and Austria. Largely, the language of these publications were Yiddish. The committees of the displaced persons camps would publish these materials periodically, and would focus the articles on contemporary events, the prospective life in Palestine, and the social and cultural life of the Holocaust survivors whilst in displaced persons camps.

Biographical Note

Self-established Displaced Person Camps Committees, often authorized by the Allied Administration in Germany and Austria

Subject/Index Terms

Castles, type of housing for displaced persons population, postwar Germany
Categories of displaced persons in postwar Germany
Civil affairs division, US military government in postwar Germany
Correspondence to and from displaced person camps
Cultural activities in Displaced Persons Camps
displaced person, categorization according to country of origin
displaced person camp, photographs
Displaced person camps, documents
Displaced person camps, publications
Displaced person camps in Germany
Displaced persons camps
Displaced persons in Austria, postwar
Displaced Persons Report
displaced persons report, Frankfurt
Education at Displaced Persons Camps
European Command, US military forces in Europe, postwar
Financial responsibility for the DP camps according to Civil Affairs Division US military government
food shortage in post war Germany according to US Military Government
Former German concentration camp barracks, used for housing for displaced persons, postwar Germany
former Wehrmacht (Germany Army) barracks, type of housing for displaced persons, postwar Germany
Frankfurt am Main (Germany)
Higher nutritional quality of food provided for DP population, according to US Military Government
Hotels, type of housing for displaced persons population, postwar Germany
International Refugee Organization (IRO), a successor of UNRRA, postwar Europe
International Refugee Organization (IRO), funding of displaced persons population in postwar Europe
Issuance and restoration of civil status and property related documents to displaced persons
Population of Displaced Person Camps (DP) in postwar Germany
Preferable treatment of East Europeans in regard to immigration to US, postwar
President Truman executive order on immigration, December 22 1945
Report about Displaced Persons Camp
Reports about Jewish Displaced Persons in postwar Germany
residential buildings, used to house displaced persons population, postwar Germany
Schools at the Displaced Persons Camps
sources of finding of displaced persons camps, postwar Germany
Soviet deception in regard to displaced persons in the Soviet zone of control, postwar Germany
status of displaced persons in postwar Germany
UNRRA, its role in administration of displaced persons camps in postwar Germany
UNRRA, type of residences used to house the displaced persons population, postwar Germany
UNRRA providing housing for displaced persons camp population, postwar Germany
US Army appropriated funds to use for additional food for displaced persons population, postwar
US Military Government in Bavaria, postwar in regard to DP camp population
US Military Government in German, postwar, supervision of DP camps

Administrative Information

Repository: Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust

Preferred Citation: RG-02, Displaced Persons Documents, Publications, Cultural Life, and Post-War Jewish Publications. Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust Archive.

Processing Information: Materials are primarily described using the local descriptive standards of the LA Museum of the Holocaust.


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[Sub-Collection 1: RG-02.01, DP camps publications, 1945 - 1947],
[Sub-Collection 2: RG-02.02, Official documents of US Military Government in Germany, 1947],
[Sub-Collection 3: RG-02.03, Sylvia Lowe Collection, 1945-1950s],
[Sub-Collection 4: RG-02.05, Civil Judical proceeding in DP camps, 1936-1982],
[Sub-Collection 5: RG-02.06, Perla Karney Collection, 1936-1955],
[Sub-Collection 6: RG-02.07, Unser Leben (Our Life), Yiddish Publication of Liberated Jews in Berlin, 1947-1948],
[Sub-Collection 7: RG-02.08, Journal of the Central Historical Commission of Poland, 1947],
[Sub-Collection 8: RG-02.04, Brycha publication],
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Sub-Collection 3: RG-02.03, Sylvia Lowe Collection, 1945-1950sAdd to your cart.
Collection comprises comprises proving incarceration of Lowe family members at Nazi concentration camps. There is also a commemoration diploma issued in memory of Jakob Jozef Grynszpan who died in the Nazi concentration camp.
Subject/Index Terms:
Auschwitz (Concentration camp)--Complex of concentration and extermination camps
Displaced persons camps
Documents in English language
Identification documents--Post-WWII
Lowe, Sylvia
Photographs, concentration camp prisoners
Postliberation proofs of Nazi-German and Axis persecutions
Prisoner identification numbers, Nazi German concentration camps
Proof of concentration camp incarceration
survivors of concentration camps
The United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration (UNRRA)
Raciarz (Poland)
Raciaz (Poland)
Jewish Committee of Cham (Bavaria)
Cham (Germany)
Documents in German language
Displaced persons (DP) camps in Germany, postwar
Germany (1945--1949)
Proofs of incarcerations under German-Nazi and Axis regimes
Reports about Displaced Persons
Flossenburg (Germany: Concentration Camp)
Identification documents
identification photograph
Amberg (Germany)
concentration camp victims
Documents in Hebrew
Holocaust Memorialization
Postliberation commemoration of the Holocaust
Jewish Community in Amberg, Upper Palatinate, Bavaria, Germany, Postwar
family photographs
Jewish life, pre-war
Photographs, children
Photographs, family members
Prewar photographs
Yiddish, language
Issuance of certificates
Creators:
Sylvia Lowe, daughter of the survivor, Jakob Grynszpan
Document/Artifact of Item-Level 1: RG-02.03.01, Sylvia Lowe, Certification  issued to Jakob Grinschpan prooving his imprisonment in Auschwitz.tif, 1942 -- 1945Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
This document is a proof of incarceration issued to Jakub Grynszpan, imprisoned at the Auschwitz complex of camps from 1942--1945.  This certificate was issued by UNRRA.
Subject/Index Terms:
Proof of concentration camp incarceration
Postliberation proofs of Nazi-German and Axis persecutions
Dr. Olmer Abraham, chairman of the Jewish Committee in Cham, Germany
Documents in English language
Identification documents
Identification documents--Post-WWII
identification photograph
Lowe, Sylvia
survivors of concentration camps
Auschwitz (Concentration camp)--Complex of concentration and extermination camps
The United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration (UNRRA)
Concentration camp photograph, Jakob Grinszpan (Jakub Grinschpan)
Documents in German language
Cham (Germany)
Prisoner identification numbers, Nazi German concentration camps
Displaced persons camps
Jakob Grynszpan (Jakub Grinschpan), prisoner identification number, Nazi German concentration camps
Jewish Committee of Cham (Bavaria)
Photographs, concentration camp prisoners
Raciaz (Poland)
Raciarz (Poland)
Jakob Grynszpan (Jakub Grinschpan), prisoner of Nazi German concentration camps
Creators:
United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration (UNRRA) (1946)
Document/Artifact of Item-Level 2: RG-02.03.03, Sylvia Lowe, Certification of concentration camp incarceration, issued by Jewish Committee in Cham, Bavaria, 1945Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
The document includes the name of the concentration camp, prisoner number, birth place, last place of residence, education level, profession, years imprisoned in the concentration camp, and photograph. Grynszpan was imprisoned in Auschwitz.
Subject/Index Terms:
Proof of concentration camp incarceration
Proofs of incarcerations under German-Nazi and Axis regimes
Jewish Committee of Cham (Bavaria)
Documents in English language
Jewish organizations in postwar Germany
Postliberation proofs of Nazi-German and Axis persecutions
survivors of concentration camps
The United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration (UNRRA)
Documents in German language
Germany (1945 -- 1949)
Displaced persons (DP) camps in Germany, postwar
Survivors of Nazi German concentration camp, Second World War
Cham (Germany)
Creators:
United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration (UNRRA) (1946)
Military Government of the US occupation zone in Germany (1944 -- 1952)
Document/Artifact of Item-Level 3: RG-02.03.04, Sylvia Lowe, Certification to Jakob Grinszpan of his incarceration in Flossenburg concentration camp, 1946Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
This document consists of proof of general information (occupation, birthplace, concentration camp served in) of ex-prisoner of Flossenburg concentration camp, Jakub Grynszpan, written in German and English, 18 April 1946
Subject/Index Terms:
Proof of concentration camp incarceration
Proofs of incarcerations under German-Nazi and Axis regimes
Postliberation proofs of Nazi-German and Axis persecutions
English, language
Flossenburg (Germany: Concentration Camp)
Prisoner identification numbers, Nazi German concentration camps
identification photograph
Documents in English language
Identification documents--Post-WWII
Identification documents
survivors of concentration camps
Jakob Grynszpan (Jakub Grinschpan), prisoner of Nazi German concentration camps
The United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration (UNRRA)
Grynshpan, Jakob
Displaced persons camps
Germany (1945 -- 1949)
Documents in German language
Jewish Community in Amberg, Upper Palatinate, Bavaria, Germany, Postwar
Jakob Grynszpan (Jakub Grinschpan), prisoner identification number, Nazi German concentration camps
Jakob Grynszpan (Jakub Grinschpan), prisoner of Flossenburg concentration camp
Amberg (Germany)
Displaced persons (DP) camps in Germany, postwar
Creators:
United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration (UNRRA) (1946)
Military Government of the US occupation zone in Germany (1944 -- 1952)
Document/Artifact of Item-Level 4: RG-02.03.06, Sylvia_Lowe, Hebrew Certificate of memorialization, ca 1945Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
This document is a post-liberation certificate written in Yiddish, consisting of a general memorialization for Holocaust victims, in which Jakob Grynszpan planted two trees in memory of his parents, Pichas and Henda Grynszpan, from Poland.  The certificate was issued by Keren Kayemet L'Yisrael.
Subject/Index Terms:
Post-Holocaust Commemoration
concentration camp victims
Holocaust Memorialization
Memorilization documents issued by Jewish organization in postwar Germany
Hebrew, language
Documents in Hebrew
Proof of concentration camp incarceration
Postliberation commemoration of the Holocaust
Individually made documents commemorating the Holocaust, Jewish National Fund, Gauting, postwar
Congress of Jewish National Fund in Gauting, Germany, postwar
Keren Kayemeth LeIsrael (Jewish National Fund) in postwar Germany
Creators:
Jewish National Fund (Keren Kayemet L'Yisrael) (ca 1945)
Document/Artifact of Item-Level 5: RG-02.03.07, Sylvia Lowe, Jakob Grinszpan in camp uniform, perhaps after liberation, ca 1945Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Photograph of Jakub Grynszpan in concentration camp uniform, perhaps post-liberation, 1945
Subject/Index Terms:
Photographs, concentration camps
Concentration camp photograph, Jakob Grinszpan (Jakub Grinschpan)
Displaced persons camps
Proof of concentration camp incarceration
Proofs of incarcerations under German-Nazi and Axis regimes
Flossenburg (Germany: Concentration Camp)
survivors of concentration camps
identification photograph
Prisoner identification numbers, Nazi German concentration camps
Jakob Grynszpan (Jakub Grinschpan), prisoner of Nazi German concentration camps
Jakob Grynszpan (Jakub Grinschpan), prisoner of Flossenburg concentration camp
Jakob Grynszpan (Jakub Grinschpan), prisoner identification number, Nazi German concentration camps
Survivors of Nazi German concentration camp, Second World War
Creators:
Displaced person camps, committees (1945 -- 1953)
Document/Artifact of Item-Level 6: RG-02.03.08, Sylvia Lowe, Jakob Grinzspan, certification of concentration camp incarceration, Flossenburg, 1946Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
This document consists of proof of general information (occupation, birthplace, concentration camp served in) of ex-prisoner of Flossenburg concentration camp, Jakub Grynszpan, written in German and English, 18 April 1946
Subject/Index Terms:
Proof of concentration camp incarceration
Proofs of incarcerations under German-Nazi and Axis regimes
Prisoner identification numbers, Nazi German concentration camps
Jakob Grynszpan (Jakub Grinschpan), prisoner of Flossenburg concentration camp
Flossenburg (Germany: Concentration Camp)
Amberg (Germany)
Documents in German language
Documents in English language
identification photograph
survivors of concentration camps
Jewish Community in Amberg, Upper Palatinate, Bavaria, Germany, Postwar
Identification documents
Identification documents--Post-WWII
Germany (1945 -- 1949)
The United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration (UNRRA)
Jakob Grynszpan (Jakub Grinschpan), prisoner identification number, Nazi German concentration camps
Jakob Grynszpan (Jakub Grinschpan), prisoner of Nazi German concentration camps
Creators:
Military Government of the US occupation zone in Germany (1944 -- 1952)
United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration (UNRRA) (1946)
Document/Artifact of Item-Level 7: RG-02.03.09, Sylvia Lowe, prewar family photograph, the oldest child is Jakob Grinszpan, ca 1937Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
This document is a pre-war photograph of ex-prisoner Jakub Grynszpan, the oldest child pictured, and three family relatives, ca 1937, probably taken in Poland, where Grynszpan was born.
Subject/Index Terms:
family photographs
Jewish life, pre-war
Family photograph, Jakob Grinszpan
Prewar photographs
Photographs, children
Photographs, family members
survivors of concentration camps
concentration camp victims
Grinszpan (Grinschpan) family photo
Interwar Poland
Creators:
Grinszpan family (ca 1937)
Document/Artifact of Item-Level 8: RG-02.03.10, Sylvia Lowe, Grinszpan photograph in camp uniform, with inscription in Yiddish, 1945Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
This document is an image of the backside of the photograph of Grinszpan in prisoner uniform, written in Yiddish, and dated 1945.
Subject/Index Terms:
Concentration camp photograph, Jakob Grinszpan (Jakub Grinschpan)
Photographs, postwar, 1945 -- 1988
Yiddish, language
Jakob Grynszpan (Jakub Grinschpan), prisoner of Nazi German concentration camps
Germany (1945 -- 1949)
Proof of concentration camp incarceration
Proofs of incarcerations under German-Nazi and Axis regimes
Flossenburg (Germany: Concentration Camp)
Jakob Grynszpan (Jakub Grinschpan), prisoner of Flossenburg concentration camp
Displaced persons camps
inscription in Yiddish
Creators:
Displaced person camps, committees (1945 -- 1953)
Document/Artifact of Item-Level 9: RG-02.03.12, Sylvia Lowe, the form for Identity Card  to the former Jewish inmates of Nazi concentration camps, ca 1945Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
This document is the cover page of a post-war identity card for former jewish concentration camp inmates and other persecuted Jewish people, written in English and German, ca 1945
Subject/Index Terms:
Displaced persons camps
Identification documents--Post-WWII
Issuance of certificates
Jewish Community in Amberg, Upper Palatinate, Bavaria, Germany, Postwar
Identification documents
Documents in English language
Documents in German language
survivors of concentration camps
Proof of concentration camp incarceration
Proofs of incarcerations under German-Nazi and Axis regimes
Survivors of Nazi German concentration camp, Second World War
Amberg (Germany)
Creators:
Jewish Community, Amberg (ca 1945)

Browse by Sub-Collection:

[Sub-Collection 1: RG-02.01, DP camps publications, 1945 - 1947],
[Sub-Collection 2: RG-02.02, Official documents of US Military Government in Germany, 1947],
[Sub-Collection 3: RG-02.03, Sylvia Lowe Collection, 1945-1950s],
[Sub-Collection 4: RG-02.05, Civil Judical proceeding in DP camps, 1936-1982],
[Sub-Collection 5: RG-02.06, Perla Karney Collection, 1936-1955],
[Sub-Collection 6: RG-02.07, Unser Leben (Our Life), Yiddish Publication of Liberated Jews in Berlin, 1947-1948],
[Sub-Collection 7: RG-02.08, Journal of the Central Historical Commission of Poland, 1947],
[Sub-Collection 8: RG-02.04, Brycha publication],
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