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.
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or digital media material in the collection, they must be reformatted before providing access.