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Hillel Storch archive

Document | Accession Number: 2017.526.1

Contains documents related to Hillel Storch, a Jewish businessman and chairman of World Jewish Congress in Sweden, documenting the missions, activities, and meetings he held with Nazi leaders to save Jews from the extermination camps. Includes a copy of the affidavit signed by Franz Goering, Heinrich Himmler's assistant, allowing the transfer of 1200 Jews from Theresienstadt to Switzerland and Sweden, and 67 negatives of photographs of the transfer, known as the "White Buses" operation. Also included are copies of correspondence with Felix Kersten and Walter Schellenberg, as well as letters and documents pertaining to Storch's life in Sweden.

Genre/Form
Letters.
Negatives.
Extent
2 oversize boxes
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection. The acquisition of this collection was made possible by the Philip and Janet Levin Foundation
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Record last modified: 2018-11-02 17:01:44
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