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Herbert A. Fierst papers

Document | Accession Number: 2006.8.1

The Herbert A. Fierst papers consist of biographical materials, displaced persons files, photographs, subject files, writings, speeches, and interviews primarily documenting Fierst's work on displaced persons issues at the Pentagon and State Department in the 1940s and the Displaced Persons Act of 1948 signed by Harry S. Truman. The collection also includes a diary Herbert kept while traveling in Germany in 1935 and 1936, writings and speeches about Nazi Germany and postwar displaced persons issues, McCarthy-era investigations into Fierst and his colleagues, and materials relating to Fierst's family.

Date
1922-2004  (inclusive)
Language
English
Genre/Form
Photographs.
Extent
6 boxes
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Record last modified: 2017-10-12 07:18:25
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