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Nathan Schwalb collection

Document | Accession Number: 2018.69.1

The Nathan Schwalb collection includes correspondence, receipts, reports, and telegrams relating to Nathan Schwalb’s work as a union leader and delegate of the Hechalutz movement during World War II and his efforts to arrange rescue and aid operations. Correspondence and telegrams include letters and messages between Nathan and contacts, partners, and organizations regarding requests for aid, discussions of the ongoing operations, and updates on the war. Included in the correspondence are letters to Abraham Silberschein, representative of the Relief Committee for the War Stricken Jewish Population, and Roswell McClelland of the War Refugee Board. Receipts and reports record receipt of payments and funds including a financial report sent from Nathan to Saly Mayer of the Joint Distribution Committee and lists of donors and where funds are being distributed. Among those listed on the receipts are Rezső Israel Kasztner, Alexander Klein, Abraham Silberschein, and Yechiel Dobekirer.

inclusive:  1941-1946
4 folders
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection. The acquisition of this collection was made possible by the Crown Family.
Record last modified: 2023-02-24 14:32:36
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