Strauss-Kent, Else.Holocaust Center of Northern California1 item (24 p.)Survivor testimony of Else Strauss-Kent. Describes her experiences in Nazi Germany; persecution of Jews; the death of her husband; her preparation for and eventual emigration to the U.S. via Moscow, Siberia, Manchuria, and Japan. Also describes the earlier emigration of her daughters to Italy and England.Contact InformationCatalog Record
Braun, Benjamin.Holocaust Center of Northern California1 folder.Includes passport and Arbeitsbuch. Passport documents route to U.S. (Ellis Island) via Spain and Portugal.Contact InformationCatalog Record
Bessinger, Gerald.Holocaust Center of Northern California1 folder (15 p.)Survivor testimony of Bessinger. Describes invasion of Brussels; flight to France; return to Brussels; life under the occupation; false papers from the underground and escape to Paris; he was caught and imprisoned; after the war he emigrated to Cuba via Spain and Portugal (and ultimately to the U.S.).Contact InformationCatalog Record
Research Foundation for Jewish Immigration.New York State Historical Documents66 cubic ft.Clippings, questionnaires, resumes, bibliographies, and other material concerning approximately 25,000 Jewish and non-Jewish German-speaking emigrants from Central Europe, particularly Germany, Austria, and the Sudetenland, during the Nazi era.Contact InformationCatalog Record
Hadassah, the Women's Zionist Organization of America.New York State Historical Documentsca. 40 items.Films concerning Hadassah, Henrietta Szold, Hadassah Medical Organization, Youth Aliyah, Jewish National Fund, Chaim Weizmann, Golda Meir, and other subjects.Contact InformationCatalog Record
United Jewish Federation Volunteer Recognition Celebration on Behalf of New Americans.Senator John Heinz History Center.05 linear ft.Papers include a list of volunteers who participated in the resettlement of Soviet Jews in Pittsburgh.Contact InformationCatalog Record
Silberberg, Hilda Prager, 1921-2004.Holocaust Center of Northern California2 boxes.Comprised of voluminous correspondence, particularly from Pauline Prager, Hilda's mother, as well as considerable correspondence from friends and other family members.Contact InformationCatalog Record
Fischer family.Holocaust Center of Northern California5 folders.Includes personal documentation; financial papers; papers relating to the sale of a business and emigration from Germany; school records; identification papers; pre-war certificates; and a naturalization certificate.Contact InformationCatalog Record
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