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Allen Kalishman Dachau Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0442
Abstract

This collection includes slides, photographs, and a written description of Kalishman’s experiences during his one year of military service spent in Austria and Germany from 1955 to 1956 and impressions of the Dachau concentration camp site.

Dates: circa 1955, 2015, undated

Bergen-Belsen Photographs

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Identifier: MS Group 137
Abstract

Photographs taken following the liberation of the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp in Germany during World War II.

Dates: 1945

Edward J. Lavigne Collection

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Identifier: MSS 0440
Abstract

The collection includes personal papers and a photo album that once belonged to Edward J. Lavigne, a US Army photographer during World War II.

Dates: 1945 - 2015

German Settlers and Nazism in the Americas Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0381
Abstract

This collection of photographs offers a snippet view into the life of German immigrants and settlers in the Americas. It also illustrates the spread of Nazi ideology on the American continent.

Dates: 1920-1938

Kratina Family Collection

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Identifier: MSS 0337
Abstract The Kratina Family Collection documents several generations associated with the Pressly and Kratina families. These records primarily consist of correspondence that highlights the interesting times and spaces the families occupied, including subjects such as the effects of the depreciation of German money and harsh import taxes in the 1920s and 1930s, the presence of Nazi leader Adolf Hitler in Germany, and life under Soviet occupation in the postwar period. The collection includes...
Dates: 1841-1967; Majority of material found within 1885-1955

Kurt Metzger Collection

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Identifier: MSS 0434
Abstract

Copies of sermons and Jewish community periodicals written or edited by German-American Rabbi Kurt Metzger (1909-1992) in the 1930s.

Dates: 1931 - 2015; Majority of material found within 1931 - 1939

Melvin and Pauline Valk Papers

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Identifier: MSS 0595
Abstract

Correspondence, academic writings, family histories, diaries, postcards, photographs, and other papers produced by former UF Professor, Melvin Valk and his wife Pauline.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1911 - 2012; 1825 - 2012

Price Library of Judaica Calendar Collection

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Identifier: JUD Coll. 0002
Abstract

The items included sample the rich variety in genre and form of the Hebrew calendar and demonstrate the role of time keeping in Jewish cultures throughout the ages.

Dates: 1946-2017; Majority of material found within 1950-1973

Schönwald Family Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0510
Abstract The collection includes letters, telegrams, and postcards sent to Henry Wald mostly between 1939 and 1941 by his parents and other relatives. While Henry Wald could escape Nazi Germany - he settled in Lincoln, Nebraska - his parents were waiting for a visa to leave Germany. They hoped to be reunited in the United States. The letters were transcribed and translated to English. An article detailing the history of the family under the Nazi regime by University of Florida professor emeritus of...
Dates: 1939 - 2010; Majority of material found within 1939 - 1941

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