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Tauber Holocaust Library
JFCS Holocaust Center
2245 Post Street
San Francisco, California 94115
Phone: 415-449-3748
Fax: 415-449-3720
Email: tauberholocaustlibrary@jfcs.org
Physical collections: 46
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Alan Peters oral history interview

This collection comprises one videotape of an oral history interview with Alan Peters conducted by the Holocaust Oral History Project on September 12, 1990.

 
Anna Rabkin oral history interview

This collection comprises two audiocassettes with accompanying transcript of an oral history interview with Anna Rabkin conducted by the Holocaust Oral History Project on May 9, 1994.

 
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Becker family papers

The Becker family papers are comprised of family correspondence during the period 1939-1941, including letters and postcards sent from the Warsaw and Lodz ghettos from some members of the Becker family to family members living in the United States.

 
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Clippings regarding cartoonist David Low

The collection comprises clippings of cartoons by and articles about David Low, political cartoonist featured in the New York Times and other newspapers.

 
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Daniel Bennahmias oral history interviews

This collection comprises one sound disc with accompanying transcript and one videotape of two oral history interviews with Daniel Bennahmias conducted by the Holocaust Media Project on June 24, 1986 and by the Holocaust Oral History Project on November 12,...

 
David Marvin oral history interview

This collection comprises one videotape with accompanying transcript of an oral history interview with David Marvin conducted by the Holocaust Oral History Project on November 20, 1995.

 
De Westerborker newsletter collection

Collection comprises 18 issues of ( ), ranging in date from 1945 April 24 through 1945 June 1.

 
Debora Sessler oral history interviews

This collection comprises one sound disc with accomanying transcript, and two videotapes of two oral history interviews with Debora Sessler conducted by the Holocaust Media Project on March 1, 1985 and by the Holocaust Oral History Project on June 2,...

 
Dr. Walter Feuereisen papers

The collection is comprised of certificates, postcards, and copies of letters belonging to Dr. Walter Feuereisen Chief Medical Officer of the Jewish Kultusgemeinde in Prague, Czechoslovakia. Document dates range from 1940-1943. Also included are mimeographed notices dated 1962, confirming dates...

 
Dr. Walther Heess Certificate of Appointment

This document is a certificate of appointment by Adolf Hitler of Dr. Walther Heess to the rank of Civil Service and Police Director in Nazi Germany’s Reichskriminalpolizeiamt (RKPA). The document, dated December 11, 1942, is signed by Adolf Hitler and...

 
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Eduard Seelig papers

The Eduard Seelig papers document the imprisonment of Mr. Eduard Seelig of Halle, Germany and the confiscation by the Nazi government of the retail business of which he was a partner. The collection includes nine letters written to his wife...

 
Edward L. Schreiber papers

This collection is comprised of a typescript of an undated article written by Edward L. Schreiber recounting his experiences in the United States as an emigre from Nazi Germany, a typewritten account in German with an English title "The Story...

 
Elias Aelion oral history interview

This collection comprises one videotape of an oral history interview with Elias Aelion conducted by the Holocaust Oral History Project on September 19, 1989.

 
Eva Dimond Ygalsky oral history interview

This collection comprises one sound disc with accompanying transcript of an oral history interview with Eva Dimond Ygalsky conducted by the Holocaust Media Project on April 13, 1983.

 
Eva Gottheiner oral history interview

This collection comprises one videotape of an oral history interview with Eva Gottheiner conducted by the Holocaust Oral History Project on March 4, 1993.

 
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Fischel family papers

This collection comprises certificates, working papers and passports of several members of the Fischel family, and documents the experiences of this family of German Jews who fled Nazi Germany for Shanghai, China and Palestine.

 
Fritz and Wilhemina Sass Lokesch letter

The collection comprises one letter, written by Fritz Lokesch and Wilhemina Sass Lokesch from Prague, on January 13, 1939. The letter, a plea to a stranger whose last name is similar to Mrs. Lokesch's maiden name, describes the couple's flight...

 
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Guide to Archival Collections Excluding Photographs

The Holocaust Center of Northern California Archives houses personal papers, government records, periodicals, pamphlets, photographs and artifacts that document the events of the Holocaust.

 
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Hans Arons papers

The Hans Arons collection is comprised of photographs depiciting his life and activities in the Jewish ghetto in Shanghai, China from 1939-1945, as well his refugee and identification documents from Shanghai.

 
Hans Esberg correspondence

This collection comprises correspondence to Dr. Hans Esberg from Max Cohn about his experiences surviving refugee camps and concentration camp. Also included is a letter written to Dr. Esberg by the wife of a GI dated May 5, 1945. The...

 
Hemelraad family papers

This collection comprises photographs, documents and correspondence documenting the fate of members of a Dutch Jewish family, the Hemelraads, during the Holocaust.

 
Herbert and Gertrude Kaufman papers

The collection is comprised of identification and travel documents relating to the Kaufman family's experiences in Shanghai from 1941-1947, together with certificates, mostly employment related, from Germany during the period 1922-1940. The collection also includes two Nazi armbands.

 
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Ilse Last-Mathis papers

The Ilse Last-Mathis collection documents the experience of a family of Dutch Jews under Nazi occupation and after the war ended. The collection includes material related to post-war reparation requests, as well as artifacts and a children’s booklet contrasting the...

 
Irene Opdyke oral history interview

This collection comprises three interviews with Irene Opdyke. The first interview comprises one sound disc and was conducted by the Holocaust Oral History Project on January 12, 1992; the second interview comprises one videotape with accompanying transcript and was conducted...

 
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Jacobowitz family papers, 1942-1945

This collection is comprised of documents and artifacts belonging to members of the Jacobowitz family and document their experiences during the Holocaust while imprisoned in Westerbork Concentration Camp in the Netherlands and in Terezin concentration camp in Czechoslovakia.

 
Jakob Kalinski papers

This collection is comprised of a single item, a certificate issued by the D.P. (Displaced Persons) Camp of Feldafing Labor Office. It is made out to Jakob Kalinski and identifies him as working in a labour group under the auspices...

 
Jenny Kamnitzer papers

This collection comprises documents relating to the emigration of a German Jew, Jenny Kamnitzer, from Nazi Germany to Shanghai, China in 1940, and her subsequent emigration to the United States in 1947.

 
"Jewish Displaced Persons ("D.P's") in Germany and the United States of America, 1945 to 1960"

This report, written by Josef Butterman, a former inmate of Bergen Belsen, is a personal account of his experiences in Bergen Belsen after liberation. It includes photographs.

 
John Franklin (Hans Frankenthal) papers

The John Franklin collection comprises documents and artifacts related to his childhood experiences as a German refugee in Holland, as a prisoner in Westbork concentration camp, and as a liberated prisoner and displaced person after World War II.

 
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Karl Bach papers

This collection is comprised of the correspondence of German emigrant Karl Bach realting to his efforts to obtain visas to the United States for family members living in Germany. The correspondence spans the years 1938-1941, and includes both personal and...

 
Kaumheimer family papers

The collection comprises papers from the families of two German Jewish brothers, Julius and Ludwig Kaumheimer, during the period 1935-1940. Papers include certificates of citizenship, certificates documenting their service in the Germany Army and their awards of the Iron Cross,...

 
Kenneth Joseph Colvin oral history interview

This collection comprises one videotape with accompanying transcript of an oral history interview with Kenneth Joseph Colvin conducted by the Holocaust Oral History Project on July 11, 1990.

 
Knud Dyby oral history interview

This collection comprises two interviews with Knud Dyby. The first interview comprises one videotape with accompanying transcript and was conducted by the Holocaust Oral History Project on June 6, 1991; the second interview comprises one videotape and was conducted by...

 
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Lasus family papers

The Lasus family papers document the couple’s experiences during the Holocaust, including Mr. Lasus’s imprisonment in Dachau in 1938, the couple’s residence in Shanghai from 1939-1948, and their eventual emigration to the United States. The Lasus Family papers provide insight...

 
Lore Shelley papers

This collection is comprised of photographs, documents, and correspondence relating to the life and work of Holocaust survivor and author Lore Shelley. The collection includes material concerning Ms. Shelley’s five published books as well as her dissertation, questionnaires completed by...

 
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Mae Lopatin Herman papers

The collection documents the experiences of Mae Lopatin Herman, a United States Army nurse, at Mauthausen concentration camp following its liberation in 1945. Included are personal papers, memorabilia, and photographs, as well as a pocket guide to Germany and German...

 
Marion Mostny oral history interview

This collection comprises two videotapes of an oral history interview with Marion Mostny conducted by the Holocaust Oral History Project on November 4, 1998.

 
Mary Kress oral history interview

This collection comprises one sound disc of an oral history interview with Mary Kress conducted by the Holocaust Media Project at the American Gathering of Jewish Holocaust Survivors on April 11, 1983.

 
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Nathan Moncharsh oral history interview

This collection comprises five oral history interviews with Nathan Moncharsh. The first interview comprises one sound disc and was conducted by the Holocaust Oral History Project on February 21, 1988; the second interview comprises one videotape and was conducted by...

 
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Otto Kraus papers

The Otto Kraus papers are comprised of two translated and transcribed letters and a translated account, describing the experiences of two Czech Jewish families -- Kraus and Munk -- during the period of 1941-1944, when members of both families were...

 
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Remak and Mosenthal family papers

This collection documents the experiences of a Jewish German family from Berlin. Papers in German and English describe the multi-generational business of the Mosenthal family, family member's military service during World War I, arrest and imprisonment of family members, forced...

 
Renata Polt oral history interview

This collection comprises one videotape with accompanying transcript of an oral history interview with Renata Polt conducted by the Holocaust Oral History Project on February 5, 1996.

 
Rudy Landesberg oral history interview

This collection comprises one sound disc of an oral history interview with Rudy Landesberg conducted by the Holocaust Media Project on November 13, 1988.

 
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Stan Felson oral history interview

This collection comprises one videotape with accompanying transcript of an oral history interview with Stan Felson conducted by the Holocaust Oral History Project on February 12, 1989.

 
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Walter Wohlfeiler papers

The collection is comprised of documents relating to the deportation of Jews living in Vienna, Austria for Poland. It includes a cover letter, instructions for deportation, and blank forms that deportees were required to complete. Deportation order is dated October...