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Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Narratives or histories autobiographical in nature or stressing the author's personal experience of the events. For works that are written daily or on a frequent basis, laying out a day's events and experiences, use "diaries."

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Rudi Berndt Papers (MS-632)

Identifier: MS-632

Berndt was a German scientist who came to the U.S.A. as part of Operation Paperclip at the close of WWII. His collection primarily documents his work in parachute development, in both Germany and the United States, from the WWII era through the Cold War. Materials include photographs, scientific test notes, educational records, security investigation reports, German identification papers, resumes, memoir, and other documents.

Dates: 1927-2003; Majority of material found within 1937-1953

Martin "Ray" Hertz, War & Work Memoirs (SC-278)

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: SC-278
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of one binder of writings by Mr. Hertz on his career in the US Army Air Corps through the United States Air Force, and later the Ohio Air National Guard. The writings chronicle the time period between 1940 and 1957.

Dates: 1940-1957

Eric Ernst Kohlhagen Papers (SC-374)

Identifier: SC-374

Eric Kohlhagen was a German Jew and dentist who survived more than 6 years in various concentration camps, including Auschwitz, before escaping and immigrating to the United States. He wrote an extensive and detailed memoir about his experiences in the camps. The collection includes copies of the memoir, correspondence, education documents, newspaper clippings, and a few photographs.

Dates: 1928 - 1981