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Exiled German-speaking intellectuals in Southern California: Graves of German-Speaking Exiles

During the 1930s and 1940s, many German Jews and intellectuals fled Nazi Germany. This LibGuide provides information about German-speaking intellectuals who found refuge in Southern California

Graves

Graves of German Exiles

During the 1930s and 1940s, many German Jews and intellectuals fled Nazi Germany. At first many of them moved to neighboring European countries seeking a haven for their religious and political views. As the National Socialists expanded their control throughout Europe, the German exiles were again in grave danger. The exiles found refuge in countries across the globe, often forced to relocate several times for safety. After the end of World War II, many returned to Europe and Germany.

This web site shows the final resting place of some the Germans exiled during these devastating years. These photographs were taken in Berlin at the Dorotheen Municipal Cemetery by Marje Schuetze-Coburn and are located in the Feuchtwanger Memorial Library.

Subject Guide

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Michaela Ullmann
Michaela Ullmann Exile Studies Librarian USC Libraries, Special Collections ullmann@usc.edu
Contact:
Doheny Memorial Library, 230
3550 Trousdale Parkway
Los Angeles, CA 90089-0189
213-740-8185