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"An unpublished chapter in the history of the deportation of foreign Jews from France in 1942"

Document | Accession Number: 1987.035

Consists of a copy of "An unpublished chapter in the history of the deportation of foreign Jews from France in 1942" written by Roswell McClelland, a representative of the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC), in 1942 or 1943. The "Unpublished chapter..." is McClelland's personal account of the round-up of foreign Jews in France during 1942 under the direction of the Germans, including a deportation from the Les Milles camp in August 1942. Included in the piece are descriptions of various French concentration camps, the treatment of Jewish children, the division of age groups for deportation to the East, and rescue efforts by the American Friends Service Committee. An earlier draft of this document, along with other supporting documentation, can be found in the Roswell and Marjorie McClelland Papers, 2014.500.1.

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