Mayer Mermelstein memoir
The Mayer Mermelstein memoir contains three copies of a personal narrative titled "Jewish refugees in the UNRRA camps in Italy," and four copies of photographs depicting a transit camp in Bari, Italy. The original memoir is in hand-written Yiddish. A photocopy of the original and an English translation are also included in this collection. The narrative describes the formation of the refugee camps, how Jewish refugees arrived at the camps, the registration process, and what daily life was like. The photographs show daily life in the camps and include images of a woodworking shop, food lines, and refugees.
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