Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
File — Box 1
Scope and Contents This volume contains Sam Fried's autobiography, told with photographs, letters, passports, maps, travel documents, citizenship documents, news articles, patent documents, writings about Fried, and writing by Fried. The scrapbook includes a mix of original documents and reproductions. Several early documents are in Czech. The majority of the documents are in English.The first part of this volume covers his childhood in Mukacevo, Czechosolovakia (present day Mukacheve, Ukraine);...
Dates: 1925-2013; Digitized: 5/10/2018
Scope and Contents This is a two-volume set of information about the Society of Survivors, which was founded by Sam and Magda Fried in 1978 and legally incorporated on July 11, 1979. At first, the Society numbered about 60 members, all Holocaust survivors living in Omaha, Nebraska. Sam Fried was elected the first Chair of the organization. Within a year, the organization had grown to about 100 members from Omaha and Lincoln, Nebraska, and Sioux City, Iowa. The organization spoke out against Holocaust deniers,...
File — Box 2
Scope and Contents The first volume covers the period from 1967 to 1979 (predominantly from 1978 to 1979) and contains articles, meeting minutes, news clippings, correspondence, memoranda, fact sheets, event programs, photographs, and other organizational records of the Society of Survivors. Most of the documents are original and a few are reproductions.Much of the documentation relates to the Holocaust Survivors/Liberators Dinner on April 7, 1979, to honor American Veterans who helped liberate the...
Dates: 1967-1979; Digitized: 11/27/2018
File — Box 2
Scope and Contents The second volume covers the period from 1979 to 2013 and contains news clippings, correspondence, event programs, newsletters, meeting agendas, photographs, and other organizational records of the Society of Survivors. Some of the documents are original and some are reproductions.The first half of the volume relates to the Holocaust Survivors/Liberators Dinner on April 7, 1979, including copies of thank you notes sent to participants, lists of veterans who attended or were...
Dates: Deaccession: 1979-2013; Digitized: 11/30/2018
File — Box 3
Scope and Contents This volume contains biographical information about Magda Chunovic Fried (February 14, 1929-November 4, 1985), including photographs, letters, a dinner menu, identity documents, passports, travel documents, citizenship documents, news articles, cards, and other documents. Most of the documents are original and a few are reproductions.This volume begins with a police document from Prague, Czechoslovakia, 1945, verifying her identity, then continues with passports documenting her...
Dates: 1929-1985; Digitized: 4/17/2018
Scope and Contents The collection also includes copies of six video recordings of Magda and Sam Fried sharing their experiences as survivors of the Holocaust. In "Rising City” Magda Fried shares her experiences as a survivor in a 30-minute video, which was probably a home movie. The recording "Magda and Sam Fried – Holocaust Survivors" is Magda and Sam Fried being interviewed by Cookie Hoberman for a television program in Omaha, Nebraska. These and other recordings appear to have been copied from DVDs and were...
Dates: circa 1980-1985
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents These eleven volumes were compiled by Holocaust survivor, entrepreneur, and philanthropist Sam Fried in 2013. Through thousands of pages of documents including letters, speeches, photographs, and other material, Fried shared the story of his life with his wife and fellow Holocaust survivor Magda Fried, and philanthropist and wife Frances Fried. The books as titled by Fried are: A-5053 Sam Fried Holocaust Survivor; A-5854 Magda Chunovic Fried, Feb 14, 1929 To Nov 4, 1985; A-5053 Sam Fried...
Dates: 1925-2013; Digitized: 2018