Traunstein Displaced Persons Camp: press cuttings

Scope and Content

Papers of Traunstein Displaced Persons Camp, 1997, comprise copies of press cuttings regarding Traunstein Displaced Persons Camp with covering letter.

Administrative / Biographical History

During World War Two, Traunstein, Bavaria, was the site of a subcamp of Dachau concentration camp. In 1946 it became a displaced persons camp housing Jewish refugees from Eastern Europe. In 1997 the City archive of Traunstein put on an exhibition about the camp entitled Ein Leben aufs Neu. Juedische Displaced Persons auf deutschem Boden, 1945-1948 .


Arranged in chronological order.

Access Information


Acquisition Information

Deposited by Traunstein Stadtarchiv.

Other Finding Aids

A detailed description exists on the Wiener Library's online catalogue

Archivist's Note

Compiled by Howard Falksohn.

Conditions Governing Use

Copies can be made for personal use. Permission must be sought for publication.