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    The Jack Moses papers consist of correspondence, identification papers, and photographs documenting Jack Moses, his family’s immigration to the United States, his military service during and after World War II, and the fate of relatives who remained behind in Europe. The bulk of the collection is comprised of Nazi-era newspapers and booklets. The collection also includes an SS membership booklet and a Nazi Party membership booklet for unrelated men.
    inclusive:  1897-1983
    bulk:  1915-1947
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Jack Moses
    Collection Creator
    Jack Moses
    Jack Moses (1915-1996) was born in Burg bei Magdeburg, Germany to Julius Moses (1875-1956) and Louise (Liesbeth) Moses (1876-1968). He immigrated to the United States in 1934. His brother, Henry (1902-1991), followed in 1937, their parents arrived in 1939, and their sister, Martha (1904-1983), joined them in 1941. He served with the United States Army Counter Intelligence Corps from 1944 to 1946, spending one year in occupied Germany. Seventeen relatives perished in the Holocaust, most of them from his mother’s side of the family.

    Physical Details

    German English
    1 box
    1 oversize box
    System of Arrangement
    The Jack Moses papers are arranged as five series: I. Correspondence, 1933-1945, II. Identification papers, 1897-1939, III. Nazi Party and SS membership booklets, 1934-1939, IV. Photographic materials, 1915-1946, V. Printed materials, 1937-1983 (bulk 1937-1947)

    Rights & Restrictions

    Conditions on Access
    There are no known restrictions on access to this material.
    Conditions on Use
    Material(s) in this collection may be protected by copyright and/or related rights. You do not require further permission from the Museum to use this material. The user is solely responsible for making a determination as to if and how the material may be used.

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    Administrative Notes

    Jack Moses donated the Jack Moses papers to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 1993 in memory of his relatives who perished during the Hitler Era in concentration camps of Poland and Germany. The collection previously cataloged as accession 1995.A.0281 has been incorporated into this collection.
    Funding Note
    The cataloging of this collection has been supported by a grant from the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany.
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