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Jewish Research and Education - Cuba Family Archives, Finding Aids

Dates:  1894-1982

Creator:  Isak Rosenbaum Family

Summary/Abstract:  Isak Rosenbaum was a Holocaust survivor from Jassy, Romania.  He was incarcerated in Dachau after Kristallnacht where he wrote postcards and letters home to his wife.  He later immigrated to the United States via Palestine. The collection consists of family genealogical material and scrapbooks.

Quantity/Physical Description: .2 linear feet

Language(s):  English

Repository:  The Cuba Family Archives for Southern Jewish History, The William Breman Jewish Heritage Museum, 1440 Spring Street NW, Atlanta, Georgia 30309.

Restrictions on Access:  There are no restrictions on accessing material in this collection.

Restrictions on Use:  Copyright restrictions may apply.  Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.  Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository and the copyright holder.

Preferred Citation:  Box #, Folder #, Mss 284, Isak Rosenbaum Family, The Cuba Family Archives for Southern Jewish History, The William Breman Jewish Heritage Museum, 1440 Spring Street NW, Atlanta, Georgia 30309.

Separated Material:  Photographs removed to visual arts collection and objects removed to artifact collection.

Processed by:  Jeremy Katz (February 2014)

Arrangement:  All material is arranged in alphabetical order by subject and chronologically within each folder.

Biographical/Historical Note Isak Rosenbaum was born in Jassy, Romania, in 1897.  Around 1899, the family moved to Vienna, Austria. Isak married Rosalie Honig in 1932. He was incarcerated in Dachau after Kristallnacht where he wrote postcards and letters home to his wife.  He later immigrated to the United States via Palestine.

Scope and Content Researchers studying the Isak Rosenbaum Family Papers will gain insight into the Holocaust, immigration, and Jewish life in Germany prior to World War II. All material is arranged in alphabetical order by subject and chronologically within each folder.

Collection Inventory

Box File Description Date
1 1 Contents from inside camera case (object #08-058.05b) Undated
2 Family history and genealogy 1894-1963
3 Miscellaneous 1917-1984
4 Scherzer family papers 1900-1982
5 Scrapbook 1927-1945
6 Trauer albums 1933-1972


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