German Jewish representative organisations: documents regarding their creation (microfilm)

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Reichsvertretung der jüdischen Landesverbande and Preussische Landesverband jüdischer Gemeinde, representative organisations of German Jews, 1926-1933: Constitutions and draft constitutions; minutes of meetings; correspondence.

Administrative / Biographical History

The Reichsvertretung der jüdischen Landesverbande was founded at the end of 1932 and it wassuperceded by the Reichsvertretung der Deutschen Juden as the first organisation to claim to betruly representative of all German Jews. Its principal achievement was the establishment of theZentralausschuss für Hilfe und Aufbau (Central Committee for Aid and Reconstruction) which was to become the main social and economic instrument of German Jewry. The Preussische Landes Verband (The Prussian State League) was the largest regional Jewish organisation but had no legal standing.

Arrangement

Chronological

Conditions Governing Access

Open

Acquisition Information

Jewish Central Information Office

Other Finding Aids

Description exists to this archive on the Wiener Library's online catalogue www.wienerlibrary.co.uk.

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Use Microfilm

Archivist's Note

Entry compiled by Howard Falksohn.

Conditions Governing Use

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