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Oscar Koppel papers

Document | Accession Number: 1995.A.0402

The Oscar Koppel papers contain a variety of documents pertaining to Oscar’s professional life and assets in Germany. Material documenting Oscar’s career as a lawyer range from his diploma from Heidelberg University to correspondence regarding his disbarment, to testimonies applauding his representation of labor unions. Also comprised in his collection are documents pertaining to the family’s property and assets in Germany. This includes asset registration forms and a series of telegrams regarding the seizure of his property in 1943 and his attempts for reclamation immediately following the end of World War II. Additionally, the Oscar Koppel papers include facsimile correspondence to the Office of the United States Chief of Counsel for the Persecution of Axis Criminality requesting war crimes be brought against a number of journalists who participated in promulgating Nazi propaganda and a request for war crimes to be brought against the mayor of Letmathe for mistreatment of his brother, Julius during Kristallnacht.

inclusive:  1912-1947
11 folders
1 oversize folder
Record last modified: 2023-02-24 13:46:26
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