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Union österreichischer Juden, Wien (Fond 714)

Document | Accession Number: 1993.A.0085.1.29 | RG Number: RG-11.001M.29

The entire Fond 714, 1903-1938 (134 Dela) contains the Austrian Jewish Union charts for 1903-1937, minutes, correspondence with local Jewish organizations campaigning against antisemitism and fundraising for charitable purposes; circulars on rules for electing boards of Jewish religious communities; accounts of the activities of Jewish religious community of Vienna, 1925-1928; brochures, and issues of the Jewish newspapers “Jűdische Welt”, “Jűdische Rundschau”, “Die Wahreit”, and “Jűdische-liberale Zeitung”, as well as issues of the German newspapers “National Zeitung” and “Reichspost”, and informational bulletins and journals.

Selected records consists of minutes of the central executive committee of the Union Österreicher Juden as well as name lists of members. Also included is information about the evacuation of Hamburg Jews in July 1942; correspondence, including numerous complaints to the Fatherland Front about antisemitic incidents; letters to the mayor of Vienna and to Chancellor Schuschnigg complaining about flyers and ads promoting boycotts of Jewish businesses; a report on the Nuremberg Laws; copies of publications of the Austrian National Jewish Youth; and newspaper clippings.

Note: USHMM Archives holds only selected records.

Alternate Title
Union of Austrian Jews, Vienna
inclusive:  1903-1942
bulk:  1935-1942
2 microfilm reels (partial) ; 16 mm.
1,440 digital images : JPEG.
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Forms part of the Claims Conference International Holocaust Documentation Archive at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. This archive consists of documentation whose reproduction and/or acquisition was made possible with funding from the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany.
Record last modified: 2021-05-25 09:16:02
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