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Association of Teheran children and their instructors collection

Document | Not Digitized | Accession Number: 1995.A.0117 | RG Number: RG-19.042

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    The collection contains copies of various documents from an exhibition produced for the 50th anniversary reunion of the Association of Teheran Children and Their Instructors in 1993. The exhibition of documents and photographs recounts the history of the rescue of the "Teheran Children" from the Nazis and their relocation in Israel via Teheran, Iran, in 1943. Daṿid Laʾor, an agent of the Jewish Agency for Israel, served as the Director of the Jewish Children's Home in a camp for Polish refugees in Teheran beginning in 1942. He organized instructors to help locate Jewish children in the refugee camp and to help escort them to Israel. Also contains information about the lives of the Teheran Children in Israel after their arrival and the work of Henrietta Szold.
    Collection Creator
    Association of Teheran Children and their Instructors

    Physical Details

    Hebrew English Polish
    3 videocassettes (VHS) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..
    2 folders
    1 box
    2 oversize boxes
    System of Arrangement
    File units *01 and *02, exhibition scrapbooks; File unit *03, printed materials; *04, general photographs; and *05, videocassettes
    Documents and photographs in the exhibition scrapbooks arranged thematically

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    Conditions on Use
    The Museum is in the process of determining the possible use restrictions that may apply to material(s) in this collection.

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    Administrative Notes

    David and Rachel Laor compiled the copies of materials from the 50th anniversary exhibition after the Teheran Children's reunion in 1993. The Laors donated the exhibition scrapbooks and other related materials to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Exhibtions Division in Oct. 1994. The Exhibitions Division transferred the collection to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Archives in Nov. 1994.
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