- Brief Narrative
- Shorthand manual that belonged to the Judischen Gemeinschaft in Davos, Switzerland.
- English Shorthand : Adaptation of the Stolze-Schrey Shorthand System to the English Language, 12th ed.
- Credit Line
- United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Renee Roll
Author: Jakob Riethmann
Publisher: General Swiss Shorthand Press
Rights & Restrictions
- Conditions on Access
- No restrictions on access
- Conditions on Use
- No restrictions on use
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- Legal Status
- Permanent Collection
- The book was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2004 by Renee Roll, niece of Fela and Joshua Feldman.
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Also in Joshua and Fela Feldman collection
The collection consists of artifacts, correspondence, documents, and photographs relating to the experiences of Szyja (Joshua) and Fela Winter Feldman after the Holocaust, during which Szyja was imprisoned in Buchenwald and Bergen-Belsen concentration camps, in Switzerland and Sweden.
Empty cardboard box that originally contained Menthol-Cocaine-Borax pastilles intended for medicinal use. The box was distribued by the Apotheke S. Geiger, Horlauben, Davos-Platz.
Token depicting the bathhouse in Bad Munder am Deister, Germany.
Bound series of black and white postcards depicting the interior and exterior of Marienheim, a sanatorium in Bad Rehburg.
Pencil and ink drawing done on the opposite side of a piece of lined notepaper.
The Joshua (Szyja) Feldman papers consist of restitution files, immigration materials, biographical materials, and study notebooks primarily relating to the post-war experiences of Szyja (Joshua) and his wife Fela Winter Feldman. The papers include letters to Feldman’s family in the United States, official papers regarding restitution and emigration applications, photograph albums and papers from the Davos-Platz hospital in Switzerland, and a copy of "Letters to Salek," a biography of Mr. Feldman. "Letters from Salek" was written by a writer hired by Mr. Feldman's niece, Renée Roll [donor]; the writer used Mr. Feldman's letters and papers to write his experiences as if it were his autobiography. The collection is also interspersed with Renée Roll’s research notes and translations corresponding to specific documents; these notes are typically on lined paper or post-its and written in Roll’s handwriting.
Pencil drawing by Szja Feldman.
Machine drawing handbook (a) with handmade cardboard measuring implement (b) and machine drawing (c) tucked inside. The manual was published by the Ort Union (Organization, Reconstruction, Travail), in Geneva. ORT is a Jewish trade organization that promoted the education and training of Jewish vocational and agricultural students and workers.
Handbook published by the Verein Schweizerischer Maschinenindustrieller (VSM), AKA the Standards Bureau of the Swiss Association of Machinery Manufacturers.
Handbook in German published in Zurich in 1947.
Published in 1945 in Tel-Aviv, Palestine. According to the donor this dictionary was given to her uncle, Szyja Feldman, when he arrived at Davos.
Yiddish language Yizkor (memorial) book about the Jews of Częstochowa, Poland. This book was published in 1947 by the United Czenstochover Relief Committee and Ladies Auxiliary.