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Letters and Postcards of Concentration Camp Detainees at Auschwitz, Dachau, and Gusen

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01351
Content Description

Ten letters and seven postcards, 1940-1945 from concentration camp prisoners in Germany. Letters contain the name of the detainee, date of birth, and prisoner number. The majority of the letters were written on official camp stationary which contained the rules and warnings (in German) of what was allowed to be included in correspondence addressed to the detainees.

Concentration Camp Letters and Postcards

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00933
Scope and Contents Acc.. 2012.105 includes letters and postcards, 1941-1944, by prisoners from Auschwitz to their families. Acc. 2012.107 includes envelopes and letters, 1942-1944, sent by concentration camp prisoners  from Sachsenhausen, Mauthausen, Ravensbrueck, Dachau, Gusen and Auschwitz Stationary was provided by the camps and incudes rules of communication and also states for example that visits and packages were prohibited. The correspondence was strictly censored and excludes...

Theodore Sullivan Cox Papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA 6.062
Scope and Contents Series 1 (Acc. 1999.059) contains correspondence regarding the School of Jurisprudence (now the Marshall-Wythe School of Law), the Faculty Club, the Quarterly Millennium Celebration, and notes on the teaching of law at William and Mary for the years 1931-1943. Series 2 (Acc. 2008.308) contains material acquired by Dr. Theodore Sullivan Cox in Germany during the Allied occupation after World War II. Includes British, US American and French military bulletins, manuals and pamphlets...

Elizabeth Feldhusen Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00049
Scope and Contents Lieutenant Elizabeth A. Feldhusen (1918-2014) was born in Brooklyn, New York and served in World War II as a nurse at field evacuation hospitals in France, Germany, and Austria. She was part of the 131st Evacuation Hospital activated out of Fort Jackson, South Carolina. After German forces signed full surrender, the 131st was ultimately assigned in Austria near a concentration camp in order to take care of recently liberated Polish and Russian prisoners. This collection includes letters from...

Feldpost (Germany) Letters

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01109
Scope and Contents

Four letters written by German soldiers to their families, discussing mostly private matters. The soldiers were stationed on army bases in Germany. All of the letters are written in German and three are in Suetterlin script.

Armand J. Galfo Papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA 6.019
Scope and Contents The collection contains materials related to Dr. Armand J. Galfo's teaching in the School of Education, service to the College of William and Mary, and scholarship throughout his career, his teaching and scholarly activities, awards and achievements, and service in the Air Force and Air Force Reserves.The materials consist of correspondence, news clippings, photographs, pamphlets, publications by Dr. Galfo, research materials of Armand and Mary Galfo, teaching notes, photocopies...

German Prisoner of War Letters

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00055
Scope and Contents

Two letters, 1944 and 1945, written by German prisoners of war from camps in Virginia (Camp Pickett and Camp Hampton Roads) to their families in Germany. Both letters are written on official prisoner of war form stationary and have been stamped by a U.S. censor. The letters are written in Suetterlin script.

German World War I Photograph Album

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00281
Scope and Contents Photograph album containing 231 black and white photographs taken during World War I. Each photograph is accompanied by a written description in German. Photographs include many shots of downed planes, human casualties, scenes from war trenches, destroyed buildings, and show German soldiers as well as captured American, English and French POWs. Most of the photographs appear to be taken in France, Russia, Germany and Italy. Due to the massive destruction and bombing, some of the images...

Ilse Adelman Diaries

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01125
Scope and Contents Two diaries, January 1941-December 1942, kept by a German school girl. Both volumes are called "Kriegstagebuch" (War Diaries) and were most likely part of an regular school assignment or created under direction of the "Bund Deutscher Maedel" which was a constituent of the Hitler Youth.For the most part the entries document events of war like battles, news from occupied territories and the occasional news of members of the National Socialist Party or of military personnel. The...

Ingeborg Hartmann Diary

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01127
Scope and Contents This volume is a combination of printed calendar, yearbook and diary, kept by Ingeborg Hartmann (b. 1919). It is titled "Der Merker, Jugendjahrbuch des BDU" and was published by the "Verlag des Volksbundes fuer das Deutschtum im Ausland," Berlin. The printed content is propaganda supporting the German national-socialist regime and its politics, and contains a photograph of and quotations by Adolf Hitler. Other printed content are short articles about ethnic German communities abroad, ...

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World War, 1939-1945 6
Correspondence 4
Letters (correspondence) 4
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World War, 1939-1945--Prisoners of War 3
Antisemitism 2
Auschwitz (Concentration camp) 2
Concentration camp inmates 2
Dachau (Concentration camp) 2
Gusen (Concentration camp) 2
Pamphlets 2
Reports 2
World War, 1939-1945--Atrocities 2
World War, 1939-1945--European Front 2
Advertising cards 1
African Americans 1
African Americans in popular culture 1
African Americans in the performing arts 1
African Americans--Biography 1
African Americans--Caricatures and cartoons 1
African Americans--Education--Virginia 1
African Americans--History 1
African Americans--Suffrage 1
African Americans--Virginia--Williamsburg 1
Agendas (administrative records) 1
Aircraft accidents 1
Ambassadors--United States--20th century 1
American Red Cross--History--World War II period 1
Americans, abroad 1
Americans--Italy 1
Birthday cards 1
Blaxploitation films -- United States 1
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Board games (game sets) 1
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Brazil--History--1930-1954 1
Brazil--Politics and government--1930-1954 1
Bulletins 1
Calendars 1
Camp Patrick Henry (Va.) 1
Card games (game sets) 1
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Chinese Americans--Legal status, laws, etc.--History 1
Christmas cards 1
Civil rights--United States--History--20th century 1
Collecting cards 1
Comic strips 1
Communism--United States 1
Cuban Americans--Public opinion. 1
Emigration and immigration--20th century 1
European Economic Community 1
Fliers (printed matter) 1
Germany--Economic conditions--1945-1955 1
Germany--History--Allied occupation, 1945- 1
Greeting cards 1
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) 1
Indians of North America 1
Italy--Social life and customs--1914-1945 1
Kwanzaa 1
Law--Study and teaching--Virginia--History 1
Mauthausen (Concentration camp) 1
Medals 1
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Nuremberg War Crime Trials, Nuremberg, Germany, 1946-1949 1
Plays (document genre) 1
Poland--History--20th century 1
Political cartoons 1
Postcards 1
Propaganda, German--History--20th century 1
Race awareness--Simulation methods 1
Race discrimination--Simulation methods 1
Race relations--1960-1970 1
Race relations--United States--History--19th century 1
Race relations--United States--History--20th century 1
Ravensbrück (Concentration camp) 1
Reprints 1
Role playing 1
Satires (document genre) 1
Scrapbooks 1
Sheet music 1
Soldiers--Germany--Correspondence 1
Songbooks 1
Sound Recordings 1
Stereoscopic photographs 1
Teenage girls--Diaries 1
United States--Commerce--Europe 1
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French 3
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Bund Deutscher Mädel 2
Adelman, Ilse 1
American Austrian Foundation 1
Atlantic Institute of Foreign Affairs 1
Carpenter, Gary P. 1