Sydney Schwimmer papers
Contains 747-page, English language, handwritten memoir, and other biographical information, documents, and photographs pertaining to the experiences of Sydney Schwimmer, his family, and Hungarian Jews from Dolha before and during the Holocaust. Also contains video cassettes originally labeled: 1- The Jewish community of Dolha (in Carpathia) prior to the deportation to Auschwitz May 18, 1944. Names from A to Z of families, with information of their destiny and survivors. The Auschwitz album compiled and narrated by Sydney Schwimmer; 2 - A to Z Names of Jewish families residing in Dolha prior to the deportation to Auschwitz May 18, 1944. Information about their destiny, compiled by Sydney Schwimmer; 3 - A survivor's eyewitness account of the Holocaust, 1997, with documentations and photos. A 7 1/2 hour video tape narrated and compiled by Sydney Schwimmer - survivor; 4 - The Holocaust till the liberation in the concentration camp Bergen-Belsen by survivor.
4 videocassettes (VHS).
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Also in Sydney Schwimmer collection
Contains material documenting the Holocaust experiences of Sydney Schwimmer. Some of these materials may be unified into a single collection in the future.
Consists of a copy of the manuscript for "Highlights and Documentation of the Holocaust: An Eyewitness Account by Sydney Schwimmer." The manuscript includes Schwimmer's definition of a Holocaust survivor and outline for his personal Holocaust research, copies of documents obtained by Schwimmer during the Holocaust, an autobiography, information concerning the Jews of the Carpatho-Ukraine area in Czechoslovakia (also known as Ruthenia), and his description of the Wolfsberg concentration camp.
Provides historical background on the Jewish community of Dolha (a.k.a. Dovhoje); also includes name lists of Jewish residents, with personal details and indication of their fate during the Holocaust; copies of photos of local scenes and of tombstones; maps; and copies of related documents.