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Tent (James F.) papers
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Correspondence, reports, memoranda, studies, minutes, conference proceedings, and interview transcripts relating to educational policy and denazification in the American-occupied zone of Germany after World War II, the establishment of the Freie Universität Berlin, and Nazi persecution of persons of partial Jewish ancestry. Includes photocopies of records of the Education and Cultural Relations Division of the United States Office of Military Government for Germany, 1945-1949, and photocopies of Nazi police files. Used as research material for J. F. Tent's books Mission on the Rhine: Reeducation and Denazification in American-Occupied Germany (Chicago, 1982), The Free University of Berlin (Bloomington, 1988), and In the Shadow of the Holocaust: Nazi Persecution of Jewish-Christian Germans (Lawrence, 2003).
American historian, author, and professor. Research focus on post-war German history, education in post-war Germany, and the fate of the mixed race Jewish-Christian Germans during World War II.
29 manuscript boxes (12.1 Linear Feet)
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