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Emanuel Scherer papers

Document | Accession Number: 2018.395.1

The Emanuel Scherer papers include documents, correspondence, and photographic material documenting Emanuel Scherer’s work as a member of the International Jewish Bund during the Holocaust. The papers include two false Swedish passports used by Scherer and his wife; notes on the participation of the Jewish Bund in the 1944 Warsaw ghetto uprising by Tomasz Arciszewski (Socialist, Roman Catholic, Prime Minister of Poland from 1944-1947); a list of Polish fighters in the Warsaw ghetto uprising, including Bund members; and a 1963 speech by Scherer about the Bund’s positions on disarmament, peace, and antisemitism in the USSR, as well as Moshe Sharett’s notes to Scherer following his speech. The papers also include a ration card, certificate, and two vaccination cards documenting Ella Lewald, Johanna Feiner, and Joel Abel Feiner, three Theresienstadt survivors sent to Canton St. Gallen in February 1945.

Date
1941-1963
Extent
8 folders
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum collection, gift of Gail Scherer
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Record last modified: 2019-02-21 14:59:33
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