Emanuel Scherer (1901-1977)
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Brief Description: Writings by Emanuel Scherer on political subjects. Documents reflecting his activities during and after World War II, including his leading role in the Bund Coordinating Committee in New York; papers of the congresses of the Socialist International; and secret documents of the Polish National Council in London, such as decoded transmissions to and from the Bundist underground resistance in the Warsaw Ghetto; depositions of residents of Palestine stuck in Poland at the outbreak of the war and exchanged for German citizens stranded in Palestine; eyewitness accounts from the death camps; and original German documents. Papers from his postwar years as editor of Undzer Tsayt. Obituaries for Scherer.
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YIVO Online Guide
Record Series Number: RG 1478/RG 1478
Created by: Scherer, Emanuel
Volume: 0.0
Subject Index
Concentration, Death, Labor, and Internment camps
Ghettos, Holocaust
Great Britain
Holocaust and Aftermath
Jewish Labor Bund
Press, Jewish
Resistance, World War II
United States
Languages of Materials
Acquisition Notes: Transferred from the Bund Archives of the Jewish Labor Movement to YIVO, 1992
Finding Aid Revisions: R.N., 8/15/2012
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