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THE JEWISH COMMUNITY

http://www.haruth.com/JewsPortugal.html [October 2000] http://www.saudades.org/resource_topics.htm [October 2000]

"The Jews in Portugal" booklet issued by the Tourism Information Dept. Lisbon, Portugal with the support of TAP Air Portugal. Free copies are available from The Portuguese Tourist Office, 590 Fifth Ave., New York, NY 10036, Phone: 212-719-3985/4091. Fax: 212-764-6137. Source: [October 2000]

Isaac Bitton papers, letters, articles, photographs, scrapbook, brochures. escription: 2-in. folders. Notes: Majority of the material was placed in mylar sleeves by the USHMM collections department. Consist of materials concerning the situation of Portuguese Jews during and after the Holocaust. Among the topics covered are emigration to Palestine, the story of Aristides de Sousa Mendes, and The Nahariya memorial to Jewish refugees. Some of the photographs are copies from the holdings of the Diario de Noticias archives. Materials protected under copyright. Isaac Bitton is a Portuguese Jew and a refugee of the Holocaust. Bitton presently resides in Woodstock, Illinois. The USHMM collections department created inventories. The inventories describe the collection on the folder level. Isaac Bitton collected the materials during the years since the Holocaust. They were initially donated to the USHMM collections department, and later transferred to the archives. Control No.: DCHY237-A [December 2000]
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