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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 7: RG-02.08, Journal of the Central Historical Commission of Poland, 1947Add to your cart.
"From the last Extermination" is a Journal for the history of the Jewish People during the Nazi Regime. It is written in Yiddish and includes topics such as "The extermination of Jews in East-Galicia", "Bibliographical List of Articles on Jewish Life under tha Nazis" and Eye-Witness Reports.
Subject/Index Terms:
Postwar recollections of the Holocaust
Documentation of Nazi German warcrimes, postwar
Documenting the Nazi crimes in concentration camps
Holocaust, Jewish (1939 -- 1945), postwar publications
Postwar memorial publications in regards to the vanished Jewish communities
Periodicals and other publications appeared by the DP camps organizations in Germany, postwar
narratives in Yiddish
Documents in Yiddish language
Germany (1945 -- 1949)
Creators:
Central Historical Commission, Munich (1947)
Document/Artifact of Item-Level 1: RG-02.08.01, From the Last Extermination, Journal, Nr. 4, March 1947Add to your cart.View associated digital content.

This document is a 116 page Yiddish journal entitled From the Last Extermination: Journal for the History of the Jewish People During the Nazi Regime, a post-Holocaust remembrance journal.

Contents:

Dr. Philip Friedmann: The Extermination of Jews in East-Galicia

Mendel Lifchitz: Polish Jewish Soldiers as War Prisoners (Memoirs)

Dr. Jakob Ungar: Tchernowitz (Cernauti)

In the Forests of White-Russia (Eye-witness Reports); Around Woloshin by Mosche Mejerson; In the Braslav arca by Mosche Trejster; At Radun by Leib Lewin

Daniel Burstin: My Experiences during the War (From the Series of Children's Reports)

Lullaby (Ghetto-song)

Buna (Camp-song)

Nazi Documents with Comments

Photographs of the Nazi period

Bibliographical List of Articles on Jewish Life under the Nazis; Published in the Press of the Sharith Ha-Plata

Reports on Activities of the Central Historical Commission

News on the Central Historical Commission

Subject/Index Terms:
Jewish life
Jewish religious life in postwar Germany
Jewish life in interwar Europe
Holocaust Memorialization
Post-Holocaust Commemoration
Jewish publications in Yiddish, Europe and America
Art in camps and ghettos
Documents in Hebrew language
Photographs, ghettos
Photographs, postwar, 1945 -- 1988
Photographs, German-occupied Poland
Photographs, concentration camps
Maps and border lines
Forced labor in concentration camps
mass graves
Musical Notes
Jewish folk songs
Poland (1945--1991)
Germany (1939--1945)
Ukraine (1939-1945)
Cultural life in ghettos
Creators:
Central Historical Commission, Munich (1947)
Israel Kaplan (1947)
Document/Artifact of Item-Level 2: RG-02.08.01, From the Last Extermination, Journal, Nr. 4, 1947, part 1, 1947Add to your cart.View associated digital content.

This document is a 116 page Yiddish journal entitled "From the Last Extermination: Journal for the History of the Jewish People During the Nazi Regime, a post-Holocaust remembrance journal.

Contents:

Dr. Philip Friedmann: The Extermination of Jews in East-Galicia

Mendel Lifchitz: Polish Jewish Soldiers as War Prisoners (Memoirs)

Dr. Jakob Ungar: Tchernowitz (Cernauti)

In the Forests of White-Russia (Eye-witness Reports); Around Woloshin by Mosche Mejerson; In the Braslav arca by Mosche Trejster; At Radun by Leib Lewin

Daniel Burstin: My Experiences during the War (From the Series of Children's Reports)

Lullaby (Ghetto-song)

Buna (Camp-song)

Nazi Documents with Comments

Photographs of the Nazi period

Bibliographical List of Articles on Jewish Life under the Nazis; Published in the Press of the Sharith Ha-Plata

Reports on Activities of the Central Historical Commission

News on the Central Historical Commission

Subject/Index Terms:
Germany (1939--1945)
From The Last Extermination, Jewish investigative journal published in postwar Germany
Jewish life
Jewish life in interwar Europe
Jewish publications in Yiddish, Europe and America
Photodocuments, German occupation of Lemberg, From the last extermination journal, 1947
Photographs, German-occupied Poland
Photographs, ghettos
Photographs, postwar, 1945 -- 1988
Photographs, pre-Second World War
Poland (1945--1991)
Ukraine (1939-1945)
Photodocuments, Tarnopol, East Galicia, From the last extermination journal, 1947
Jews forced to clean the streets, a Galician town, From The Last Extermination Journal, 1947
Jewish forced laborers at the cemetery, Tarnopol 1943, Galicia, The Last Extermination journal, 1947
Lviv (Ukraine)
Jewish pogroms in Lviv (Lwow), 1941 -- 1942
Yiddish, language
Ukrainian auxiliary police, implementation of the Holocaust, East Galicia, 1941-1943
Photodocument, Jews attacked by Ukrainians, first day of German occupation of Lemberg (Lviv), 1939
Photodocument, Ukrainian police force Jews to destroy monuments in Jewish cemetery near Lwow (Lviv)
Ukrainian Auxiliary Police
Ukrainian auxiliary police in Lviv and Lviv region, 1941 -- 1944
Creators:
Central Historical Commission, Munich (1947)
Israel Kaplan (1947)
Document/Artifact of Item-Level 3: RG-02.08.02, From the Last Extermination, Journal, Nr. 4, 1947, part 2, 1947Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
This document is a 116 page Yiddish journal entitled From the Last Extermination: Journal for the History of the Jewish People During the Nazi Regime, a post-Holocaust remembrance journal. Contents: Dr. Philip Friedmann: The Extermination of Jews in East-Galicia Mendel Lifchitz: Polish Jewish Soldiers as War Prisoners (Memoirs) Dr. Jakob Ungar: Tchernowitz (Cernauti) In the Forests of White-Russia (Eye-witness Reports); Around Woloshin by Mosche Mejerson; In the Braslav arca by Mosche Trejster; At Radun by Leib Lewin Daniel Burstin: My Experiences during the War (From the Series of Children's Reports) Lullaby (Ghetto-song) Buna (Camp-song) Nazi Documents with Comments Photographs of the Nazi period Bibliographical List of Articles on Jewish Life under the Nazis; Published in the Press of the Sharith Ha-Plata Reports on Activities of the Central Historical Commission News on the Central Historical Commission
Subject/Index Terms:
Documents in Hebrew language
Germany (1939--1945)
Photodocument, mass grave of Jews murdered, Braslav-Vilna district, 1942
Holocaust Memorialization
Jewish publications in Yiddish, Europe and America
Maps and border lines
mass graves
Photographs, German-occupied Poland
Photographs, ghettos
Photographs, postwar, 1945 -- 1988
Photographs, pre-Second World War
Poland (1945--1991)
Post-Holocaust Commemoration
Ukraine (1939-1945)
Periodicals, Jewish, published by the Central Historical Commission in US zone of occupation, Munich
Creators:
Central Historical Commission, Munich (1947)
Israel Kaplan (1947)
Document/Artifact of Item-Level 4: RG-02.08.03, From the Last Extermination, Journal, Nr. 4, 1947, part 3, 1947Add to your cart.View associated digital content.

This document is a 116 page Yiddish journal entitled From the Last Extermination: Journal for the History of the Jewish People During the Nazi Regime, a post-Holocaust remembrance journal.

Contents:

Dr. Philip Friedmann: The Extermination of Jews in East-Galicia

Mendel Lifchitz: Polish Jewish Soldiers as War Prisoners (Memoirs)

Dr. Jakob Ungar: Tchernowitz (Cernauti)

In the Forests of White-Russia (Eye-witness Reports); Around Woloshin by Mosche Mejerson; In the Braslav arca by Mosche Trejster; At Radun by Leib Lewin

Daniel Burstin: My Experiences during the War (From the Series of Children's Reports)

Lullaby (Ghetto-song)

Buna (Camp-song)

Nazi Documents with Comments

Photographs of the Nazi period

Bibliographical List of Articles on Jewish Life under the Nazis; Published in the Press of the Sharith Ha-Plata

Reports on Activities of the Central Historical Commission

News on the Central Historical Commission

Subject/Index Terms:
Art in camps and ghettos
Cultural life in ghettos
Documents in Hebrew language
Forced labor in concentration camps
German, language
Germany (1939--1945)
The destruction of Jewish grave stones, 1943
National Socialist German Workers' Party
Jewish folk songs
Jewish life
Jewish publications in Yiddish, Europe and America
Jewish religious life in postwar Germany
Herschel Grynszpan, Polish-Jewish refugeee, assassinated German diplomat in Paris, November 1938
Documents in German language
Musical Notes
Destruction of synagogues in Germany, Kristallnacht, the Night of Broken Glass, 1938
Photographs, German-occupied Poland
Photographs, ghettos
Photographs, postwar, 1945 -- 1988
Photographs, pre-Second World War
Poland (1945--1991)
Kristallnacht or November Pogrom, 9 -10, November 1938
Ukraine (1939-1945)
Creators:
Central Historical Commission, Munich (1947)
Israel Kaplan (1947)
Document/Artifact of Item-Level 5: RG-02.08.04, From the Last Extermination, Journal, Nr. 4, 1947, part 4, 1947Add to your cart.View associated digital content.

This document is a 116 page Yiddish journal entitled From the Last Extermination: Journal for the History of the Jewish People During the Nazi Regime, a post-Holocaust remembrance journal.

Contents:

Dr. Philip Friedmann: The Extermination of Jews in East-Galicia

Mendel Lifchitz: Polish Jewish Soldiers as War Prisoners (Memoirs)

Dr. Jakob Ungar: Tchernowitz (Cernauti)

In the Forests of White-Russia (Eye-witness Reports); Around Woloshin by Mosche Mejerson; In the Braslav arca by Mosche Trejster; At Radun by Leib Lewin

Daniel Burstin: My Experiences during the War (From the Series of Children's Reports)

Lullaby (Ghetto-song)

Buna (Camp-song)

Nazi Documents with Comments

Photographs of the Nazi period

Bibliographical List of Articles on Jewish Life under the Nazis; Published in the Press of the Sharith Ha-Plata

Reports on Activities of the Central Historical Commission

News on the Central Historical Commission

Subject/Index Terms:
Photodocument, Looking for food among the refuse, Lodz Ghetto, Poland
Lodz ghetto
Lodz (Poland: Ghetto)
Photodocument, Jews found in a bunker in Czerniakow are taken to be shot, Warsaw, Poland, 1943
Photodocument, Jewish workers under German, Polish and Jewish guard, Warsaw, Poland
Photodocument, Chassidic Jew is forced to post for the camera, Poland
Periodicals, Jewish
Forced labor in concentration camps
Germany (1939--1945)
Jewish life
Jewish publications in Yiddish, Europe and America
Jewish religious life in postwar Germany
Periodicals, Jewish, published by the Central Historical Commission in US zone of occupation, Munich
Photographs, concentration camps
Photographs, German-occupied Poland
Photographs, ghettos
Photographs, postwar, 1945 -- 1988
Photographs, pre-Second World War
Poland (1945--1991)
Post-Holocaust Commemoration
Ukraine (1939-1945)
Photodocument, Hebrew ghetto choral group, Wilna (Vilnius)
News of the Central Historical Commission, From The Last Extermination journal, 1947
Report on activities of the Central Historical Commission, From The Last Extermination Journal, 1947
Photographs of the Nazi Period, reflected in From The Last Extermination journal, 1947
Photodocuments published in From The Last Extermination, 1947
Nazi documents with comments, Published in From The Last Extermination journal, 1947
Buna (camp song), published in The Last Extermination journal, 1947
Lullaby (ghetto-song), published in The Last Extermination journal, 1947
Music in the ghettos
Cultural life in ghettos
My experiences during the war, series of children's reports, The Last Extermination journal, 1947
In the forests of Belorussia at Radun eye witness reports From The Last Extermination journal 1947
In the forests of Belorussia around Woloshin eye witness reports From The Last Extermination 1947
In the forests of Belorussia, Braslav area, eye witness reports, From The Last Extermination 1947
Tchernowitz (Cernauti), reflected in From The Last Extermination journal, 1947
Polish Jewish soldiers as prisoners (memoirs), reflected in From The Last Extermination journal 1947
The extermination of Jews in East-Galicia, reflected in From The last Extermination journal, 1947
Journal for the history of the Jewish people during The Nazi Regime, published in postwar Germany
Documents in Yiddish language
From The Last Extermination, Jewish investigative journal published in postwar Germany
Creators:
Israel Kaplan (1947)
Central Historical Commission, Munich (1947)

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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