The Holocaust Survivors Group of Southern Nevada records (1965, 1972, 1999-2016) mainly consist of organizational records created by the board of directors and officers of the group, stories about the experiences of local Holocaust survivors, and ephemera related to the Holocaust Survivors Group and the local Jewish community. Organization records include meeting minutes, correspondence, by-laws, and a list of officers. Materials also include a video recording of a 2006 Yom Hashoah memorial service to remember the Holocaust at Temple Beth Sholom and the Spring 2016 issue of
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The Holocaust Survivors Group of Southern Nevada records (1965, 1972, 1999-2016) mainly consist of organizational records created by the board of directors and officers of the Holocaust Survivors Group such as meeting minutes, correspondence, by-laws, and a list of officers. In addition, stories about the experiences of local Holocaust survivors make up a substantial portion of the collection. There are also newspaper clippings that document events held by the group or related to their mission, and members such as president of the group Raymonde Fiol. A memory book from the Diary of Anne Frank premiere performance in Las Vegas in 2009 and a special edition of
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Materials are arranged chronologically.
Biographical / Historical Note
The Holocaust Survivors Group of Southern Nevada was founded in 1995 by Henry and Anita Schuster, along with Harry and Helen Goldman, Edythe Katz-Yarchever, and the Jewish Community Center of Southern Nevada. The organization publishes the
Holocaust Survivors Group of Southern Nevada Records, 1965, 1972, 1999-2016. MS-00741. Special Collections, University Libraries, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Las Vegas, Nevada.
Materials were donated in 2015 by Raymonde Fiol and in 2019 by Barbara Tabach; accession numbers 2015-082, 2021-060.
In 2015, Emily Lapworth processed the materials and created the finding aid in ArchivesSpace. In 2021, Tammi Kim accessioned the 2021 addition and updated the finding aid. Files from one optical disc were transferred during accessioning and access copies were created.