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Displaced Persons Documents, Publications, Cultural Life, and Post-War Jewish Publications

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RG-02.01, DP camps publications

RG-02.02, Official documents of US Military Government in Germany

RG-02.03, Sylvia Lowe Collection

RG-02.05, Civil Judical proceeding in DP camps

RG-02.06, Perla Karney Collection

RG-02.07, Unser Leben (Our Life), Yiddish Publication of Liberated Jews in Berlin

RG-02.08, Journal of the Central Historical Commission of Poland

RG-02.04, Brycha publication



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Title: Displaced Persons Documents, Publications, Cultural Life, and Post-War Jewish Publications, 1929-1982Add to your cart.View associated digital content.

Predominant Dates:1945 -- 1952

ID: RG-02/RG-02

Primary Creator: Displaced person camps, committees (1945 -- 1953)

Extent: 2.0 Boxes

Arrangement:

The arrangement scheme for the record group was imposed during processing in the absence of an original order. Materials are arranged by subject/creator, then by identifier, as assigned by the processor.

Record group is comprised of six collections and one item: 1. Publications on the displaced persons camps; 2. Official documents of the US Military Government in Germany; 3. Sylvia Lowe collection; 4. Brycha Publication; 5. Collection of civil judicial proceedings in displaced persons camps; 6. Perla Karney collection; 7. Collection of Unser Leben; 8. Journal of the Central Historical Commission of Poland

Subjects: Castles, type of housing for displaced persons population, postwar Germany, Categories of displaced persons in postwar Germany, Civil affairs division, US military government in postwar Germany, Correspondence to and from displaced person camps, Cultural activities in Displaced Persons Camps, displaced person, categorization according to country of origin, displaced person camp, photographs, Displaced person camps, documents, Displaced person camps, publications, Displaced person camps in Germany, Displaced persons camps, Displaced persons in Austria, postwar, Displaced Persons Report, displaced persons report, Frankfurt, Education at Displaced Persons Camps, European Command, US military forces in Europe, postwar, Financial responsibility for the DP camps according to Civil Affairs Division US military government, food shortage in post war Germany according to US Military Government, Former German concentration camp barracks, used for housing for displaced persons, postwar Germany, former Wehrmacht (Germany Army) barracks, type of housing for displaced persons, postwar Germany, Frankfurt am Main (Germany), Higher nutritional quality of food provided for DP population, according to US Military Government, Hotels, type of housing for displaced persons population, postwar Germany, International Refugee Organization (IRO), a successor of UNRRA, postwar Europe, International Refugee Organization (IRO), funding of displaced persons population in postwar Europe, Issuance and restoration of civil status and property related documents to displaced persons, Population of Displaced Person Camps (DP) in postwar Germany, Preferable treatment of East Europeans in regard to immigration to US, postwar, President Truman executive order on immigration, December 22 1945, Report about Displaced Persons Camp, Reports about Jewish Displaced Persons in postwar Germany, residential buildings, used to house displaced persons population, postwar Germany, Schools at the Displaced Persons Camps, sources of finding of displaced persons camps, postwar Germany, Soviet deception in regard to displaced persons in the Soviet zone of control, postwar Germany, status of displaced persons in postwar Germany, UNRRA, its role in administration of displaced persons camps in postwar Germany, UNRRA, type of residences used to house the displaced persons population, postwar Germany, UNRRA providing housing for displaced persons camp population, postwar Germany, US Army appropriated funds to use for additional food for displaced persons population, postwar, US Military Government in Bavaria, postwar in regard to DP camp population, US Military Government in German, postwar, supervision of DP camps

Languages: Yiddish, German, English, Polish

Abstract

This is a record group containing the collections about various functions of the DP camps, as well as the US Miltiary Government inspections of the DP camps together with several personal collection in the matter. There are also collections of specific editions published by the DP camps' committees.

Scope and Contents of the Materials

This record group is comprised of several postwar collections, stemming from displaced persons camp activities, and reflect the multifaceted postwar developments with regard to displaced persons organizations. The record group combines collections assembled by imminent Jewish immigration from postwar Europe. Included in this record group are publications, photographs, and digitized materials.

Collection Historical Note

Within this record group, the collection of publications include various printed materials published within and outside of the displaced persons camps in Germany and Austria. Largely, the language of these publications were Yiddish. The committees of the displaced persons camps would publish these materials periodically, and would focus the articles on contemporary events, the prospective life in Palestine, and the social and cultural life of the Holocaust survivors whilst in displaced persons camps.

Biographical Note

Self-established Displaced Person Camps Committees, often authorized by the Allied Administration in Germany and Austria

Subject/Index Terms

Castles, type of housing for displaced persons population, postwar Germany
Categories of displaced persons in postwar Germany
Civil affairs division, US military government in postwar Germany
Correspondence to and from displaced person camps
Cultural activities in Displaced Persons Camps
displaced person, categorization according to country of origin
displaced person camp, photographs
Displaced person camps, documents
Displaced person camps, publications
Displaced person camps in Germany
Displaced persons camps
Displaced persons in Austria, postwar
Displaced Persons Report
displaced persons report, Frankfurt
Education at Displaced Persons Camps
European Command, US military forces in Europe, postwar
Financial responsibility for the DP camps according to Civil Affairs Division US military government
food shortage in post war Germany according to US Military Government
Former German concentration camp barracks, used for housing for displaced persons, postwar Germany
former Wehrmacht (Germany Army) barracks, type of housing for displaced persons, postwar Germany
Frankfurt am Main (Germany)
Higher nutritional quality of food provided for DP population, according to US Military Government
Hotels, type of housing for displaced persons population, postwar Germany
International Refugee Organization (IRO), a successor of UNRRA, postwar Europe
International Refugee Organization (IRO), funding of displaced persons population in postwar Europe
Issuance and restoration of civil status and property related documents to displaced persons
Population of Displaced Person Camps (DP) in postwar Germany
Preferable treatment of East Europeans in regard to immigration to US, postwar
President Truman executive order on immigration, December 22 1945
Report about Displaced Persons Camp
Reports about Jewish Displaced Persons in postwar Germany
residential buildings, used to house displaced persons population, postwar Germany
Schools at the Displaced Persons Camps
sources of finding of displaced persons camps, postwar Germany
Soviet deception in regard to displaced persons in the Soviet zone of control, postwar Germany
status of displaced persons in postwar Germany
UNRRA, its role in administration of displaced persons camps in postwar Germany
UNRRA, type of residences used to house the displaced persons population, postwar Germany
UNRRA providing housing for displaced persons camp population, postwar Germany
US Army appropriated funds to use for additional food for displaced persons population, postwar
US Military Government in Bavaria, postwar in regard to DP camp population
US Military Government in German, postwar, supervision of DP camps

Administrative Information

Repository: Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust

Preferred Citation: RG-02, Displaced Persons Documents, Publications, Cultural Life, and Post-War Jewish Publications. Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust Archive.

Processing Information: Materials are primarily described using the local descriptive standards of the LA Museum of the Holocaust.


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[Sub-Collection 1: RG-02.01, DP camps publications, 1945 - 1947],
[Sub-Collection 2: RG-02.02, Official documents of US Military Government in Germany, 1947],
[Sub-Collection 3: RG-02.03, Sylvia Lowe Collection, 1945-1950s],
[Sub-Collection 4: RG-02.05, Civil Judical proceeding in DP camps, 1936-1982],
[Sub-Collection 5: RG-02.06, Perla Karney Collection, 1936-1955],
[Sub-Collection 6: RG-02.07, Unser Leben (Our Life), Yiddish Publication of Liberated Jews in Berlin, 1947-1948],
[Sub-Collection 7: RG-02.08, Journal of the Central Historical Commission of Poland, 1947],
[Sub-Collection 8: RG-02.04, Brycha publication],
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Sub-Collection 2: RG-02.02, Official documents of US Military Government in Germany, 1947Add to your cart.
Analysis and report of the situation of Displaced Persons in DP camps in the US zone of occupied Germany; compiled by Civil Affairs Division Headquarters, European Command of the US Army. Frankfurt, Germany, 1 September 1947.
Document/Artifact of Item-Level 12: RG-02.12, Report on Displaced Persons in the US zone of occupation Germany, 1947Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
This report addresses problems and needs stemming from the state of United Nations DP camps in the US controlled area of Germany, written in English and prepared by Civil Affairs Division Headquarters, European Command, Frankfurt, Germany, 1 September 1947.
Subject/Index Terms:
Prospective country for refugee immigration, Report on Displaced Persons in US area of control, 1947
Displaced Persons Report
displaced persons report, Frankfurt
DP camp, US occupied Germany
Discourse about DP assembly centers, Report on Displaced Persons in US area of control, Germany 1947
Discourse about food deficit in DP camps, Report on Displaced Persons in US area of control, 1947
English, language
Documents in English language
Displaced persons camps
postwar publication
International Refugee Organization (IRO)
Berlin (Germany)
American Military Government, Germany, US zone of occupation
British Zone of Occupation in postwar Germany
Jewish refugees
Emigration to Palestine
Reports about Jewish Displaced Persons in postwar Germany
Postwar Jewish immigration from Germany
Post-Liberation
Emigration from Nazi Germany to the United States
Emigration from Nazi Germany
Germany (1945 -- 1949)
The United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration (UNRRA)
Preparatory Commission of the International Refugee Organization (PCIRO)
reconstruction
Life in postwar Germany
living and working conditions in postwar Germany
Jewish religious life in postwar Germany
resettlement
Expense Report
Frankfurt (Germany)
Education at Displaced Persons Camps
Displaced persons in Austria, postwar
Cultural activities in Displaced Persons Camps
Fear of returning to prewar countries of residence in regard to political repressions
Schools at the Displaced Persons Camps
Discourse about DP allotted food rations, Report on Displaced Persons in US area of control, 1947
Discourse about housing in DP camps, Report on Displaced Persons in US area of control, Germany 1947
Discourse about food shortage in DP camps, Report on Displaced Persons in US area of control, 1947
Discourse about DP resettlement program, Report on Displaced Persons in US area of control, 1947
Discourse about DPs reparation program, Report on Displaced Persons in US area of control, 1947
New immigration quota system introduced by the US, postwar
Visas for displaced persons, postwar
Discourse how to make DP camps self sustaining, Report on Displaced Persons in US area of control
Discourse about employment in DP camps, Report on Displaced Persons in US area of control, 1947
Vocational retraining programs in DP camps funded by International Refugee Association (IRO)
Currency in circulation in DP camps, postwar Germany
Discourse about public safety in DP camps, Report on Displaced Persons in US area of control, 1947
Preparatory Commission of the International Refugee Organization (PCIRO), postwar Germany, July 1947
Intergovernmental Committee of Refugees (IGCR), refugee relief organization, postwar Germany
Discourse about law and order threat in DP camps, Report on Displaced persons in US area of control
Discourse about DP camp advisory committees, Report on Displaced Persons in US area of control, 1947
Discourse about hospitals in DP camps, Report on Displaced Persons in US area of control, 1947
Vetting program DP camps, establishment of truthful identification of DP population, US military gov
Inadequate housing in DP camps, Report on Displaced Persons in US area of control, Germany, 1947
Value reports of items in DP camps, Report on Displaced Persons in US area of control, Germany, 1947
Church World Services, an agency aiding DP camps in Germany
American Joint Distribution Committee, an agency aiding DP camps in Germany
Jewish Committee for Relief Abroad, an agency aiding in DP camps in Germany
Italian Red Cross, an agency aiding in DP camps in Germany
Polish Red Cross, an agency aiding in DP camps in Germany
World YMCA (YWCA), an agency aiding in DP camps in Germany
Unitarian Service Committee, an agency aiding DP camps in Germany
World Student Relief, an agency aiding DP camps in Germany
Netherlands Red Cross, an agency aiding DP camps in Germany
Jewish Agency for Palestine, an agency aiding DP camps in Germany
World ORT Union (Organization for Rehabilitation through Training) an agency aiding DP camps Germany
American Polish War Relief, an agency aiding DP camps in Germany
National Catholic Welfare Conference, an agency aiding DP camps in Germany
Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society, an agency aiding DP camps in Germany
US Committee for Care of European Children, an agency aiding DP camps in Germany
American Friends Service Committee, an agency aiding DP camps in Germany
Vaad Hahatzale, an agency aiding DP camps in Germany
Czechoslovakian Red Cross, an agency aiding DP camps in Germany
International Rescue and Relief Committee, an agency aiding DP camps in Germany
Yugoslav Red Cross, an agency aiding DP camps in Germany
Creators:
US Military Administration in Germany
Military Government of the US occupation zone in Germany (1944 -- 1952)
United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration (UNRRA) (1946)

Browse by Sub-Collection:

[Sub-Collection 1: RG-02.01, DP camps publications, 1945 - 1947],
[Sub-Collection 2: RG-02.02, Official documents of US Military Government in Germany, 1947],
[Sub-Collection 3: RG-02.03, Sylvia Lowe Collection, 1945-1950s],
[Sub-Collection 4: RG-02.05, Civil Judical proceeding in DP camps, 1936-1982],
[Sub-Collection 5: RG-02.06, Perla Karney Collection, 1936-1955],
[Sub-Collection 6: RG-02.07, Unser Leben (Our Life), Yiddish Publication of Liberated Jews in Berlin, 1947-1948],
[Sub-Collection 7: RG-02.08, Journal of the Central Historical Commission of Poland, 1947],
[Sub-Collection 8: RG-02.04, Brycha publication],
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