Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Box Single Folder Collections - 2009 Box, Folder: 09.0037 - Folder 1
Scope and Contents Saul Alpern’s oral history transcript describes in detail his experiences growing up in Romania before World War II, the beginning of the war, listening to Adolf Hitler on the radio, life in labor camps, forced marches, hiding during the war, anti-Semitism, liberation, Zionist youth organizations, and his memoir.
Dates: Created: 1940-2009; Other: Date acquired: 02/27/2009
Collection — Box Single Folder Collections - 2006 Box, Folder: 06.0027 - Folder 1
Scope and Contents 1st Lieutenant Irvin Baker's unpublished manuscript describes his experiences as a platoon leader with the 4th Marine Division and 10th Amtrac Battalion of the United States Marine Corps. He led his platoon through the Battle of Iwo Jima.
Dates: Created: 1942-1945; Other: Date acquired: 03/09/2006
Collection — Box 01.0097 - Box 1
Content Description This collection was compiled by former Florida State University Department of History professor Neil Betten. It contains 41 copies of Congress Weekly: A Review of Jewish Interests from February 1942 to June 1944. This weekly newsletter was published by the American Jewish Congress, which was headed by Stephen Wise. The newsletter includes a column, "News of the Women's Division." The newsletter covered topics such as the Warsaw Ghetto, Jewish soldiers in the U.S. military, Palestine, Zionism, and current issues in the United States and overseas affecting Jews. The collection also contains a Ph.D. dissertation by Peggy G. Pelt, "Wainwright...
Dates: 1942-1944; 1994
Collection — Box Single Folder Collections - 2002 Box, Folder: 02.0360 - Folder 1
Scope and Contents In an oral history interview, Harriette Shulman recalls her experiences as a war bond coordinator on the Home Front during World War II. A good portion of the transcript is off topic about World War II, but it also contains information on how Shulman, who is Jewish, dealt with American anti-Semitism. Here she talks about anti-Semitism and slurs used against her by acquaintances.
Dates: Created: 1921-1951; Other: Majority of material found in 1944; Other: Date acquired: 12/12/2001
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents The Hasterlik-Hine collection consists personal correspondence between Giulia Kortischoner (married name Hine) and her family and friends. The personal correspondence consists of letters, postcards, get-well-soon cards, greeting cards, and a small number of travel documents. The collection contains discussions about the Holocaust, life as a Jewish refugee, and the progress of the war and life afterwards.
Collection — Box Single Folder Collections - 2000 Box, Folder: 00.0122-Folder 1
Scope and Contents Henry Loewenthal served in the U.S. Army with the 645th Battalion, 45th Division, II Army Corps, 7th Army, in the North African, Mediterranean, and European (ETO) Theaters. This collection consists of a 77-page manuscript written in 1995 entitled "World War II - A Soldier Remembers" by Loewenthal on his experiences during the war. The memoir begins with his memories as a Jewish American Serviceman at the beginning of the war in Europe and continues through V-J Day.
Dates: Created: 1944-1945; Other: Majority of material found in 1945; Other: Date acquired: 02/21/2000
Collection — Box Single Folder Collections - 2004 Box, Folder: 04.0246 - Folder 1
Scope and Contents Natalia Grauer Rosenbald's oral history outlines her life growing up in Krakow, Poland and her experiences in the Krakow ghetto, Mauthausen, and Ravensbrück. She speaks about hiding, dog attacks, working in the crematorium sorting clothes, stealing food, the Death March, how the SS tried disguising themselves with the advance of the Allies, liberation, reprisal shootings, finding her family after the war, living in Cyprus, Israel, Australia, and Germany before settling in the United States. She concludes her oral history with her experiences talking at schools about the Holocaust, visiting Auschwitz, and her message to the world about the Holocaust.
Dates: Created: 1939-2004; Other: Majority of material found in 1939-1945; Other: Date acquired: 08/13/2004
Collection — Box Single Folder Collections - 2006 Box, Folder: 06.01214 - Folder 1
Scope and Contents Pearl Levy’s oral history describes her life and significant events during World War II. In the Mosonmagyaróvár ghetto, she speaks about specific events she witnessed while in Hungary and her thoughts during the time. At Auschwitz-Birkenau she elaborates on various situations which includes her many jobs, stealing potatoes to survive, her feelings on the death of her parents and sister, escaping Dr. Mengele’s death selection, the German kapos, the sonderkommando, roll call, Russian prisoners, clothing, and many more. While at Nuremburg working at the ammunitions factory making airplane motors, she discusses the Allied bombing raids which killed one of her sisters, her attitude on religion...
Dates: Created: 2006-2006; Other: Date acquired: 12/12/2006
Collection — Box Single Folder Collections - 2001 Box, Folder: 01.0055 - Folder 1
Abstract This collection relates to Eli Solomon who served as a Pharmacist's Mate 3rd Class and medic in the United States Navy on board the U.S.S. La Grange in the Pacific Theater during World War II. The collection contains an oral history transcript, photographs, letters, and documents.
Dates: Created: 1945