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Selma Wideroff papers

Document | Accession Number: 1995.A.1189.1

The Selma Wideroff papers consist of correspondence, reports, and photographs documenting Selma Wideroff’s work for the Joint Distribution Committee (JDC) in Germany from 1945‐1946 in the Bergen‐Belsen displaced persons camp and later at the Blankenese children's center on the Warburg Estate near Hamburg.
Correspondence and reports include descriptions of Wideroff’s work in Europe, the use of the Warburg estate, activities in the British Zone, displaced communities in cities around Germany, directives for education programs. This series also includes JDC letters of introduction and of recommendation for Wideroff, her movement orders, and her reports on her radio interviews about her activities in Europe.
Photographs depict Selma Wideroff and other staff members and children at the Bergen‐Belsen DP camp and the Blankenese children’s center.

Date
inclusive:  1945-1949
Language
English
Genre/Form
Photographs.
Extent
11 folders
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Selma Wideroff
 
Record last modified: 2021-05-25 15:01:59
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