Archives of the Holocaust : an international collection of selected documents. Volume 15 : National Archives of Canada, Ottawa ; Canadian Jewish Congress Archives, Montreal

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Archives of the Holocaust : an international collection of selected documents. Volume 15 : National Archives of Canada, Ottawa ; Canadian Jewish Congress Archives, Montreal
Call No: REF 016.9405318 A673 v. 15

Call NumberREF 016.9405318 A673 v. 15
Sub-CollectionReference Collection
Dates1991
Statement of Responsibilityedited by Paula Draper and Harold Troper.
Creators & ContributorsDraper, Paula (editor)
Troper, Harold Martin (editor)
Friedlander, Henry (editor)
Milton, Sybil (editor)
Canadian Jewish Congress (subject)
Library and Archives Canada (subject)
Summary"This volume contains a collection of Canadian documents dealing with the destruction of the European Jews and related topics. The documents are housed in the National Archives of Canada (NAC) in Ottawa and the National Archives of the Canadian Jewish Congress (CJC) in Montreal... The documents selected cover the years from 1933 to 1950, from the Nazi assumption of power in Germany to the resolution of the postwar displaced persons crisis." Introduction, page ix
ContentsChapter 1 : Before World War II
  • Prime Minister Mackenzie King and the Jews
  • Canada and the Evian Conference
  • Creation of the Refugee Committee
  • Canadian Jews plead with the Government to rescue Jews
  • Government attitudes on Jewish refugees
Chapter 2 : 1939–1942
  • Canadian Government immigration policy
  • Admission to Canada of Jewish refugees in Japan
  • Canadian knowledge of the "Final Solution"
  • Activities of the Canadian Jewish Congress in 1942
  • Canadian Government policy
Chapter 3 : Child rescue
  • Wartime scheme to rescue Jewish children
  • Postwar immigration of Jewish orphans
Chapter 4 : The interned refugees
  • Jewish refugees interned in Canada as prisoners of war
  • Problems for Jews in the internment camps
  • The Canadian Jewish community and the interned refugees
  • The politics of release from internment camps
  • The refugees
Chapter 5 : The rescue of Jews in Spain and Portugal

Chapter 6 : 1943–1945
  • Canada and the Bermuda Conference
  • Government statements on refugees
  • Jewish community action on refugees
  • Preparations for postwar refugee policy
  • Canadians liberate Belgium and the Netherlands
Chapter 7 : Postwar
  • Postwar conditions for the European Jews
  • Postwar Canadian policy toward Jewish refugees
  • Community actions to aid survivors
  • Discrimination against Jews in DP immigration policy
  • Immigrant labor programs
Chapter 8 : The issue of war criminals in Canada
  • Vichy collaborators
  • The Vatican route to Canada
  • Admission of Nazi Party members
  • Admission of Waffen SS members
  • The Ukrainian Galicia Division
  • Security screening procedures
Physical Description xliv, 461 pages : illustrations, facsimiles ; 28 cm
Carrier Typevolume
LanguageEnglish
PublisherNew York : Garland Publishing, Inc.
Notes
  • Henry Friedlander and Sybil Milton, general editors of series
     
RecognitionGifted by Mariette Doduck in honour of her children and grandchildren