United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
Includes a copy in English of a confession made by Franz Ziereis, the commandant of Mauthausen concentration camp (identified in the documents as "Franz") after his arrest by American forces in May 1945. In the confession, the commandant describes conditions in Mauthausen and other camps as well as the various methods of torture and execution practiced by the Nazis. Ziereis also gives detailed information relating to the activities of his fellow commanders and physicians employed in the camps. Also included are two poems in German concerning suffering in the camps and a letter from Ziereis to his wife
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
Consists of records relating to various activities of the Reichsministerium des Innern during the Holocaust. Contains information about sterilization, abortion, racial purity, mental illness, experiments on criminals, sexual deviance, and care for wounded German civilians and wounded military personnel
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
Contains information about religious groups banned by the Nazis; utilization of Jewish labor; erection of ghettos in Riga, Jelgava, Valmiera, and several other cities in Ostland; statistics on ghetto populations; instructions for administration and guarding of ghettos; special handling of mixed marriages; Jewish property; the "rassenpolitischen Pruefungskommission;" Peter-Pauls-Bruederschaft; promotion and support or sports groups including the "Aizsargi" and "Lettischen Aeroklubs"; banning of singing or playing of the Latvian national hymn and prayer; and suppression of the Russian population in the occupied East
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
Consists of a copy of an excerpt from "Polnische Zigeuner: Historische und Sittenkizzen" by Jerzy Ficowski. The excerpt contains information relating to the treatment and persecution of Gypsies in Poland during World War II and their suffering in concentration camps. Also included is information about medical experiments conducted on Gypsy twins by Josef Mengele, the imprisonment and destruction of Gypsies in Auschwitz-Birkenau, and Gypsy transport statistics
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
The Klara Salamon papers include documents concerning Klara’s experiences as an adolescent held in a protected prisoner of war camp in Bergen-Belsen between 1943 and 1945. Transferred to Bergen-Belsen from Hotel Polski, Klara and her parents held Palestinian papers and were given a number of privileges. This collection includes a diary made of toilet paper sewn together by Klara and notes and a birthday card passed between Klara and her friend Nina while interned in the camp. Also included is one post-war document from U.S. Army Captain Dr. John Hollander asking Lieutenant Smith to please take care of Klara and her family
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
Includes two articles concerning the liberation of Bergen-Belsen concentration camp. THe first article, "Belsen Concentration Camp" by J.A.D. Johnston is a typescript. It describes the history of Bergen-Belsen; gives prisoner statistics; and outlines the establishment of the hospital at the camp. The second article, by Chris Mitchell, entitled "The Valley of Death, the Armies of Life" appeared in "Moment" (issue date not specified). It describes the role of the British military in the liberation of Bergen-Belsen, the treatment of the SS guards captured at the camp during liberation, and the mass burials of victims of the camp. Also included is a list of Bergen-Belsen liberator names compiled by Dr. Hadassah Rosensaft (Bergen-Belsen survivor) in Apr 1981
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
Consists of a copy of a survivor testimony entitled "From 'Jerusalayim D'Lita' and Back (Wilno, 'Jerusalem of Lithuania')" written by William Z. Good. The testimony describes Good's experience as a child in Niemenczyn, USSR, persecution by Poles, his narrow escape from an execution in Ponary, hiding in forest and homes of Poles during the Holocaust, and his return to Wilno and Niemenczyn after 43 years. Also included are several photocopies of Gdud family photographs through the years and an article from a Russian language newspaper in Vilnius, Lithuania, concerning hes return to Wilno. The article is accompanied by an English translation
Smithsonian Institution - Archives of American Art
Material relating to Bradley's PHILADELPHIA PHYSICIANS AS PORTRAYED IN ART, including a card file (reels P91-P94) arranged by artist and physician; and 12 v. of the work (reels P84-P86), containing photographs and descriptions of paintings and physicians
Smithsonian Institution - Archives of American Art
Correspondence with Forrest Bess; a report, 1976, on Bess' visit to the V. A. Hospital; and an article, 1976, "Three Causes of Genital Self-surgery and their Relationship to Transexualism" by Money and Michael De Priest
New York Academy of Medicine
Correspondence and miscellaneous articles concerning his 70th birthday, May 4, 1901