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Simon Fuks collection

Document | Not Digitized | Accession Number: 1994.A.0131 | RG Number: RG-02.147

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    Contains legal documents, letters, newspaper articles, and a memoir describing the experiences of Simon Fuks, a rabbi of Agen, France. Fuks' memoir, "Souvenir de Guerre," concerns the German occupation of France; his service in the French military and the collapse of the French forces; his capture and subsequent release by the Germans; how he and other rabbis resisted the Nazis and gave assistance to those Jews that they could during May 1941 to May 1943; activities undertaken by the Union gééale des Israéites de France; conditions inside the camps of Drancy and Rivesaltes; and his escape to Switzerland. The memoir's appended items, which comprise photocopied documents, letters, and newspaper articles, include material from 1885 through 1993; they relate to Fuks' activities concerning French Jews and to the Jewish communities of France and Belgium.
    Collection Creator
    Simon Fuks
    During the years 1941 to 1943, Simon Fuks was the rabbi for the community of Agen in southern France.

    Physical Details

    French English German
    1 folder

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    Conditions on Use
    The donor, source institution, or a third party has asserted copyright over some or all of these material(s). The Museum does not own the copyright for the material and does not have authority to authorize use. For permission, please contact the rights holder(s).

    Keywords & Subjects

    Personal Name
    Fuks, Simon.

    Administrative Notes

    Simon Fuks donated the collection to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Archives in Dec. 1993.
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