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Displaced persons camps in Germany records from YIVO
RG-67.020M


United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Archives

100 Raoul Wallenberg Place SW
Washington, DC 20024-2126

Tel. (202) 479-9717
e-mail: [email protected]


Descriptive summary

Title: Nachman Zonabend collection

Dates: 1939-1944

Accession number: 1996.A.0270

Extent: 117 microfilm reels (35 mm)

Repository: United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Archives, 100 Raoul Wallenberg Place SW,

Washington, DC 20024-2126

Languages: German
English
Yiddish



Scope and content of collection

Consists of records of displaced persons (DP) camps and centers, which were collected by YIVO
between 1946-1954. Includes information about Jewish organizations and committees that
supported DPs, the occupation authorities, antisemitism, liberation day celebrations, annual
congresses, material needs, the housing shortage in Germany, cultural activities, the Jewish
community of Berlin, searches for surviving family members, religious life, the placement of
Jewish orphans, the Red Cross, relations with American Jewish communities, and immigration
possibilities.



Administrative Information

Restrictions on access: No restrictions on access.

Restrictions on reproduction and use: For scholarly use only, no reproduction without permission.

Films shall not be copied or shared in any way with another individual or institution.
Information on these films of a personal or confidential nature shall not be shared with third
parties, neither through hard copy printouts nor by making copy films. For permission to
reproduce documents write to the Chief Archivist, YIVO Archives at: [email protected]

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737 477 Reports of the Investigation Office at the Foehrenwald camp court,
1946 – 1947.


738 519 Same, 1946 – 1948, chiefly about lost documents.

739 554 Same, 1948.

740 641 Reports and indictments of the investigation office, Nos. 1 – 99, June 19,

1946 – January 16, 1947.



Reel 55: Folder Frame Contents

741 1 Same, 100 – 188.

742 131 Same, 200 – 288.

743 287 Various materials of the court, 1945 – 1946, including: appeal of a DP

found guilty of collaboration with Germans and condemned to death.

744 382 Same, January – June 1947.

745 496 Unnumbered files of the court.

746 590 Minutes of the court, September – October 1946.

747 604 File of the court’s public prosecutor, 1946.

748 630 Materials of the secretariat of the Investigation Office, 1946 – 1947.

749 646 Correspondence and other materials about court investigations, No. 1 –

52, 1947, incomplete.

750 726 Same, 1948.

751 780 Eyewitness accounts about Kapos and war criminals, 1946, including:

Kapo Max Melamed of Kaufering; Hungarian Gestapo agent from Carpatho-
Russia; Kapo Itskhak Hilf of Rawa-Ruska.


752 818 Various files of the court, 1946.

753 906 Same, August – September 1946.

754 945 Same, 1947.

755 996 Same, 1948.

756 1094 Various files of the Foehrenwald police

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