Guide to Jakob Kalinski papers

Summary Information

Tauber Holocaust Library
Kalinski, Jakob
Jakob Kalinski papers
1946 November 4
1.0 Folder(s)
This collection is comprised of a single item, a certificate issued by the D.P. (Displaced Persons) Camp of Feldafing Labor Office. It is made out to Jakob Kalinski and identifies him as working in a labour group under the auspices of the UNRRA (United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration). It is dated November 4, 1946.

Preferred Citation note

Jakob Kalinski papers - 1988.1057, Tauber Holocaust Library - JFCS Holocaust Center, San Francisco, California

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Biographical/Historical note

Feldafing was the first DP camp exclusively for Jewish refugees. The camp was located in the Bavarian town of Feldafing, part of the district of Starnberg, in the American zone of occupation in Germany.

The camp was opened by United States Army on May 1, 1945 as an emergency measure to house mostly Hungarian Jews who found themselves in the area when the Germans capitulated. The first director of the camp was Lieutenant Irving J. Smith.

No biographical information about Jakob Kalinski is available.

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Scope and Contents note

This collection is comprised of a single item -- an identity certificate issued by the Displaced Persons Center Camp of Feldafing (Germany) Labor Office -- made out to Jakob Kalinski. It is stamped and dated November 4, 1946, with an expiration date of December 30, 1946. The certificate indicates that Mr. Kalinski was working in labor group No. 66 under the auspices of the United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration (U.N.R.R.A.).

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

 Tauber Holocaust Library

JFCS Holocaust Center
2245 Post Street
San Francisco, CA, 94115
[email protected]

Conditions Governing Access note

There are no restrictions to access to this collection.

Conditions Governing Use note

There are no restrictions to use for this collection.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Feldafing (Displaced persons camp) .


  • Certificates -- Germany -- Feldafing (Refugee camp)
  • Reconstruction (1939-1951) -- Germany
  • Refugee camps -- Germany
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Refugees -- Germany

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