Advanced Search

Learn About The Holocaust

Special Collections

My Saved Research




Skip to main content

Mayer Mermelstein memoir

Document | Digitized | Accession Number: 2000.64

Search this record's additional resources, such as finding aids, documents, or transcripts.

No results match this search term.
Check spelling and try again.

results are loading

0 results found for “keyward

    Mayer Mermelstein memoir

    Please select from the following options:


    The Mayer Mermelstein memoir includes a personal narrative of the Jewish transit camps in Bari, Italy titled "Jewish refugees in the UNRRA camps in Italy," and four copies of photographs depicting life in a transit camp in Bari, Italy.

    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.
    Collection Creator
    Mayer Mermelstein
    Mayer Mermelstein was present at a displaced persons camp in Bari, Italy between 1945 and 1947. He eventually immigrated to the United States and settled in Long Island City, New York.

    Physical Details

    English Yiddish
    4 folders
    System of Arrangement
    The Mayer Mermelstein memoir is arranged as a single series.

    Rights & Restrictions

    Conditions on Access
    There are no known restrictions on access to this material.
    Conditions on Use
    Material(s) in this collection may be protected by copyright and/or related rights. You do not require further permission from the Museum to use this material. The user is solely responsible for making a determination as to if and how the material may be used.

    Keywords & Subjects

    Geographic Name
    Bari (Italy).
    Personal Name
    Mermelstein, Mayer.

    Administrative Notes

    The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Archives received the English translation on Apr. 29, 1999. Mr. Mermelstein later sent a Yiddish copy in June 1999 and the original Yiddish version May 20, 2000.
    Funding Note
    The cataloging of this collection has been supported by a grant from the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany.
    The accessibility of this collection was made possible by the generous donors to our crowdfunded Save Their Stories campaign.
    Special Collection
    Save Their Stories
    Record last modified:
    2024-04-11 13:19:06
    This page: