- This collection contains information about David Diamant (David Erlich), a Communist who remained in Paris during World War II, took part in the Resistance, and after the war worked with the UJRE helping Jewish refugees from Poland. It includes documents concerning Jewish immigrants in the Communist Party; documents of Jewish volunteers in the Spanish Civil War; the final letters of Jewish resistance fighters before their execution; postwar personal files on Polish Jews requesting aid; files on children in Communist-sponsored orphanages (Comité central de l'enfance); books from lending libraries at internment camps for Jews; minutes of the UJRE; collections of the periodical Naïe Presse and its French-language successor, La Presse Nouvelle; and typed manuscripts of various versions of Diamant's books in Yiddish and French.
- Alternate Title
- Jewish Union for resistance and mutual aid
53,532 digital images : JPEG ; 12.3 GB.
13 microfilm reels (digitized) ; 16 mm.
- System of Arrangement
- Arrangement is thematic
Rights & Restrictions
- Conditions on Access
- This material can only be accessed in a Museum reading room or other on-campus viewing station. There are no additional access restrictions to this material.
- Conditions on Use
- No reproduction of microfilms for other institutions or individuals without authorization of the Musée de la Résistance Nationale (MRN).
Keywords & Subjects
- Holder of Originals
Musée de la Résistance Nationale à Champigny
- Legal Status
- Permanent Collection
- The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Archives received the collection from Musée de la Résistance Nationale via the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum's International Archives Project in Nov. 2007.
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