JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen (UK) Wiener Library Refugee Family Papers Digitized and AJR Refugee Voices #general


Jan Meisels Allen
 

The Wiener Library for the Study of Holocaust & Genocide has digitized and
uploaded over 350 collections for "Refugee Family Papers: An Interactive
Map". The map gives the reader the opportunity to browse and search a
selection of the Wiener's collection of refugee papers. To see the map go
to: http://www.wienerlibrary.co.uk/interactivemap

Click on any of the numbers and it opens to photos of people >from the
collection. Click on the photo and it will take you to the history of the
person. To read more about the Refugee Family Papers see:
http://www.wienerlibrary.co.uk/Refugee_Family_Papers

The full collection is available in a temporary exhibit available through
April 10, 2015 at the Library [Russell Square, London - MOD.]

The collections have been donated to the Wiener Library by Jewish refugees
and their families.

Also available are clips >from the Association of Jewish Refugees (AJR)
Refugee Voices archives of 150 filmed interviews of Jewish refugees from
World War II and comprise 450 hours of film. All interviews have been fully
transcribed and catalogued. There is a database, with an index of the
interviews. Each interview contains still shots of family, friends and
places of importance to the interviewee. To access this go to:
http://www.refugeevoices.co.uk/

Thank you to Saul Issroff, President, JGS Great Britain for informing us of
this new digitized collection and the availability of the AJR Refugee
Voices.

Jan Meisels Allen
Chairperson, IAJGS Public Records Access Monitoring Committee

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