Correspondence with and about Senator für Inneres Berlin (West) - Lipschitz, Joachim

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  • Reference
      GB 1556 3000/9/1/71
  • Dates of Creation
      14/06/1955 - 21/08/1964
  • Language of Material
      German English
  • Physical Description
      65 letters

Scope and Content

Correspondence on a variety of subjects including arrangements for a visit to London; financial support for the Wiener Library regarding the research project Berliner Widerstand 1933-1945 ; antisemitic riots in Berlin; exchange of materials; membership list of the NS-Ärztebund ; the death of Joachim Lipschitz in December 1961; fate of Hermann Pister, former Commandant of Buchenwald.

Administrative / Biographical History

Joachim Lipschitz (1918-1961) was a German centre left politician of mixed Jewish heritage who was hidden from the Nazis and politically persecuted by the Russians after the war. From 1955-61 he served as Innensenator (minister of interior) of the city state of West Berlin.

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