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San Francisco Examiner collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2020-005-h-r

Scope and Contents

The two San Francisco Examiner newspapers document the Nazi war criminal Adolf Eichmann trial. Eichmann was one of the most pivotal actors in the implementation of the "Final Solution." Charged with managing and facilitating the mass deportation of Jews to ghettos and killing centers. He was a principal organizer of the Holocaust. The Eichmann trial began on April 11, 1961, in Jerusalem, Israel, and sparked international interest in the events of the Holocaust. The proceedings were one of the first trials widely televised and brought Nazi atrocities to a worldwide audience. He was found guilty of several of the charges asserted in the indictment and was sentenced to death.

Dates

  • 1961-04-11 - 1961-04-12

Content Description

This collection is open for research use.

Conditions Governing Use

There are no restrictions on the use of this material except where previously copyrighted material is concerned. It is the responsibility of the research to obtain all permissions.

Extent

2 Item

Language of Materials

English

Overview

Two newspapers documenting the Adolf Eichmann trail, from April 11-12, 1961.

Condition Description

Good
Title
Finding Aid for the San Francisco Examiner collection
Status
Completed
Author
Tiana Taliep
Date
2/20/2020
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Oskar Schindler Archives Repository

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