Cohn, Chaja: Memoirs of German Jewish exile

Scope and Content

Papers of Chaja Cohn comprise the story of Vogelei Bilekowicz, who describes the persecution and murder by the Nazis of members of her Jewish community in Przemyst, Poland, and the subsequent exodus of her and her family; the story of Esther Jonas-Leiner-Bauer, Jewish refugee from Hamburg; the story of Alfons and Margarete Pietrowski, Jewish refugees from Posen, Poland and miscellaneous stories.

Administrative / Biographical History

Chaja Cohn, a former refugee residing in Israel, was responsible for collecting these accounts.


Arranged in original order.

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Acquisition Information

Chaja Cohn

Other Finding Aids

Description exists to this archive on the Wiener Library's online catalogue

Archivist's Note

Entry compiled by Howard Falksohn

Conditions Governing Use

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

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