Guide to the [Rothschild Transit Camp photographs collection]

DM 197

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Finding aid encoded in EAD 2002 by Emily Andresini on 2012-08-24. Finding aid written in English.

Title:[Rothschild Transit Camp photographs collection]
Dates:ca. 1945
Abstract:The bulk of the photographs show refugees at the Rothschild Transit Camp in Vienna, ca. 1945. Also included are photographs of the bomb-damaged streetscape, the Jewish section of Vienna’s main cemetery, elderly Austrians in a city park, and – for no obvious reason - photographs of Sigmund Freud and his daughter, Anna.
Quantity:200 photographs : 8 contact sheets
Identification:DM 197
Repository: Leo Baeck Institute Archives
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Biographical Note

The Rothschild Transit Camp No. 350 had been established by the United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration (UNRRA) in the former Rothschild Hospital in Vienna’s 9th district (Severingasse) for 600 Jewish refugees.

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Scope and Content Note

The bulk of the photographs show refugees at the Rothschild Transit Camp in Vienna, ca. 1945. Also included are photographs of the bomb-damaged streetscape, the Jewish section of Vienna’s main cemetery, elderly Austrians in a city park, and – for no obvious reason - photographs of Sigmund Freud and his daughter, Anna.

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Access and Use

Access Restrictions

Open to researchers.

Access Information

The collection is digitized. Follow the links in the Container List to access the digitized materials.

Use Restrictions

There may be some restrictions on the use of the collection. For more information, contact:
Leo Baeck Institute, Center for Jewish History, 15 West 16th Street, New York, NY 10011
email: lbaeck@lbi.cjh.org

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Access Points

This collection is indexed under the following headings in the online catalog. Researchers desiring materials about related topics, persons, or places should search the catalog using these headings.

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Related Material

Part of the Vienna Jewish Community Collection, AR 2432

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Preferred Citation

Published citations should take the following form:

Identification of item, date (if known); [Rothschild Transit Camp photographs collection].; DM 197; box number; folder number; Leo Baeck Institute.

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Container List

The following section contains a detailed listing of the materials in the collection. Follow the links to access the digitized materials.

 

Container List:

BoxFolderTitleDate
11Rothschild Transit Camp No. 350: men, women and babies 1945
12Rothschild Transit Camp No. 350: men, women, babies and children at play 1945
13Rothschild Transit Camp No. 350: medical treatments 1945
14Rothschild Transit Camp No. 350: elderly inmates. Also: bomb-damaged streetscapes 1945
15Officials; Vienna’s bomb-damaged cityscape, incl. the synagogue in Seitenstettengasse; general population in a city park 1945
16Portraits of children and groups 1945
17Zentralfriedhof, 4.Tor: Vienna’s main Jewish cemetery, incl. the original grave of Theodor Herzl 1945
18Photographs of Sigmund Freud and his daughter, Anna Freud undated
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