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Zvi Rosenwein collection

Document | Accession Number: 2000.323.1

Consists of documents, postcards, and photographs relating to Zvi (Zwi, Cvi) Rosenwein's internment in Tittmoning civilian internment camp and to his work in the Liebenau displaced persons camp in Laufen, Germany. The collection includes original postcards and letters, mainly ca. 1943-1945 from friends, relatives, and associates in Switzerland, Budapest, the Łódź ghetto, Palestine, and other locations. Includes a series of original correspondence, much of it using coded language, with Nathan Schwalb in Switzerland and Josef Kraus in Budapest. Also includes an English-language translation of Mr. Rosenwein's 2000 untitled memoir about his childhood in Poland, experiences in the worker's circle, acquisition of Paraguayan papers, and internment in Tittmoning, Liebenau, and Spital, as well as his work managing displaced persons camps after the war.

Date
1942-1945  (creation)
Language
Polish
German
English
Extent
2 folders
1 oversize folder
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Zvi Rosenwein
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Record last modified: 2018-01-13 20:45:36
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