Guide to Jakob Kalinski papers 1988.1057

Finding aid prepared by Judith Janec
Tauber Holocaust Library
JFCS Holocaust Center
2245 Post Street
San Francisco, CA, 94115

Title: Jakob Kalinski papers
Identifier/Call Number: 1988.1057
Contributing Institution: Tauber Holocaust Library
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 Folder(s)
Date: 1946 November 4
Abstract: 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.
Creator: Kalinski, Jakob

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.).

Conditions Governing Use note

There are no restrictions to use for this collection.

Conditions Governing Access note

There are no restrictions to access to this collection.


Wikipedia entry:

Biographical/Historical note

Feldafing was the first Displaced Persons 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.

Preferred Citation note

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

Subjects and Indexing Terms

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