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Library Collection Development Policy

I. Introduction The purpose of this policy is to define subject areas for collection development, and to determine how intensely we will collect in each area. The policy will be used to guide our decisions in purchasing, accepting donations and weeding. A. Objectives The mission of the library remains to …

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Edna E. Ehrlich Papers

The papers of the economist Edna E. Ehrlich (1919-2015) contain documents of her personal life, her professional development and her philanthropic interests. Early in her studies at Brooklyn College in the early 1940s she met the Austrian refugee economist Otto Ehrlich. She married Otto Ehrlich in 1949. After she received …

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Using Personal Stories in Online Projects

Rebecca Rovit, Lisa Silverman, and Magda Teter will discuss how the Shared History Project illuminates the influence of women throughout the 1,700 years of Jewish history in German-speaking lands.

Database – Jewish Publishers of German Literature in Exile, 1933-1945

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"75 Jahre "Erich Kästner Verlag" Atrium." BuchMark, 2010. Web. 03 Dec. 2012. Abel, Richard, and William Gordon Graham. Immigrant Publishers: The Impact of Expatriate Publishers in Britain and America in the 20th Century. New Brunswick: Transaction Publishers, 2009. "About Feldheim." Feldheim Publishers. Web. 03 Dec. 2012. "About IUP." International Universities …

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Holocaust History in the 21st Century

Panelists Elizabeth Anthony (USHMM), Anna Hájková (University of Warwick), and Joanna Sliwa (Claims Conference) reflect on the past, present, and future of Holocaust historiography.

Mahlzeit!

Alice Urbach's Stolen Cookbook

Alice Urbach was a single working mother of two whose cookbook So kocht man in Wien! was a bestseller until it was stolen during the Holocaust.

Poetry in Preservation

Mascha Kaléko in Greenwich Village

The German-Jewish poet Mascha Kaléko lived in exile for over a decade in the Greenwich Village, where she felt at home in its bohemian culture.

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Hugo Steiner-Prag

Famous for his surreal illustrations of supernatural books, Hugo Steiner-Prag worked tirelessly as an artist and educator throughout wartime Europe and New York.