Isaac Bitton collection
- Collection Subtitle
- photographs of the prisoners exchange of Libyan and Tunisian Jews for German POWs in 1944
Contains six gelatin silver copyprints of Libyan and Tunisian Jews who were exchanged for German POWs in 1944. The photos depict the refugees in preparation for the emigration from Lisbon, Portugal, to Palestine in October 1944.
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Contains information about the memorial to Jewish refugees at Nahariya, Israel, and the illegal immigration of Jews aboard the "Aliya" at Nahariya in 1943. The photographs depict scenes of the wreck of the "Aliya" in 1943 and the memorial erected near the wreck site ca. 1985 by Hamy Gal.
Contains information about Aristides de Sousa Mendes and his activities as a Righteous Among Nations during the Holocaust.
Contains: Translation (by Isaac Bitton) of a news article which appeared in the 24 January 1944 issue of "Diario de Noticias" in Lisbon concerning the story of the "Nyassa"; draft account by Isaac Bitton, entitled "Comunidade Israelita de Lisboa"; copy of a letter addressed to Sr. Antonia De Oliveira Salazar, Prime Minister of Portugal from Dr. Maximiliano Azancot (1939); photostat of a document issued by the United States Embassy in Stuttgart, Germany, in Mar 1940, addressed to Amalie Wilhelmine Ullman (sister of Dr. Maximiliano Azancot), advising her of her number on the waiting list for emigration to the United States. She and her two sisters perished in the concentration camps.
Contains 12 gelatin silver copyprints of Jewish refugees in Lisbon, Portugal, from 1939 to 1944. Descriptions by Isaac Bitton [donor] are provided on the reverse side of each photograph.
Contains twelve gelatin silver copyprints of Jewish refugees upon arrival in Lisbon, Portugal, and of Jewish refugees at the time of their departure from Lisbon to various destinations.