Munich Jews Memorial Book Project

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The staff at the Munich City Council Archive
has asked us to help them gather information for the


Since 1994 the archive of the city of Munich has been preparing a memorial book on a biographical basis about Munich Jews who were persecuted, expelled and exterminated by the Nazis. This project is an important attempt to determine the fate of the Munich Jewish community and its members during the Nazi period. To be able to realize a complete biographical memorial book, we are looking for any kind of valuable information, such as documents, pictures, testimonies and eye-witness accounts about the persecution of the Jews in Munich between 1933 and 1945. If you can supply us with any such information, please contact:

Dr. Andreas Heusler
Münchner Stadtarchiv
Winzererstraße 68
D-80797 Munich, Germany

If you’d like to contact them by email, just click here a2861al@lrz-muenchen.deand Margret Chatwin will forward your email to the archive.

What the archive has collected until now is being presented at several places in Munich. After its first exhibiton at the Jewish Museum in Munich, the collection is now shown at:

Volkshochschule München-Pasing
Bäckerstraße 14
Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. till 6 p.m.

If you have any information about the Jews who lived
in Munich from 1933-1945, please participate in this important project.

For those of you interested in the activities of the Jewish Museum in Munich, we also would like to draw your attention to the coming exhibitions there:

“Wir sind eine Familie” (We are one family), photographs and memoirs of some people of the Shoul Eisenberg old people’s home in Munich, by Catherina Hess. From April 9 till June 26, 1996.

“Jüdisches Leben in München – Die Anfangsjahre nach 1945”. (Jewish life in Munich – the first years after 1945). Photographs by Alex Hochhäuser; in communion with the Cultural Center of the Munich Jewish Community. From July 2 till October 30, 1996.

Opening hours: Tuesday and Wednesday 2:00 till 6:00 p.m., Thursday 2:00 till 8:00 p.m.
Richard Grimm, Maximilianstraße 36, D-80539 München, Tel. +49 89 297453

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