Esther Gitman papers
Consists of photographs, documents, and photocopies collected by Esther Gitman during her research into the rescue of Jews in the independent state of Croatia. Includes testimony and copyprints given to the donor by Sylvia Suzana Knoll, who was hidden as a child by Vera Oberiter and Ludvik Valentincic; copyprints and photographic negatives of military officers given by Dr. Stzepan Stainer; and family photographs, postcards, a prayer card and a DP card given by Olga Neuman. Also includes photocopies of personal testimony by Regina Kamhi, and Aleksandar Mošić, as well as copies of speeches and official resolutions from the early 1930s protesting the prosecution of Croatian leaders by Serbians.
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Also in Esther Gitman collection
Contains materials compiled by Esther Gitman documenting her research into the Holocaust in Croatia, including materials about her family history. Some of these materials may be combined into a single collection in the future.
Contains correspondence and related documents concerning the wartime experiences of Zlatko Najman (or Neumann), of Zagreb, Croatia. Includes extensive correspondence from Najman to his fiancée, Olga Rajsek, from 1941-1944, including the period when Najman was interned at a prisoner-of-war camp in Osnabrück, Germany; copy print photographs of Najman and others; a pocket calendar used by Najman in 1943; and a pension identification booklet from the Yugoslavian army, assigned to Najman, circa 1947-1960.