Auction 68 Jewish and Israeli History and Culture
Sep 19, 2019 (Your local time)
 8 Ramban St, Jerusalem.
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LOT 38:

Large and Varied Collection of Certificates, Confirmations, Tickets and Other Paper Items – Immigration to Israel

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$ 1,500
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Approx. 130 certificates, confirmations, tickets, letters and other paper items, documenting the immigration to Palestine during the British Mandate and the first years of the State. Haifa, Jaffa, Tel-Aviv, Jerusalem and elsewhere, ca. 1920s to 1950s (one later item). Hebrew and some English (several items are in other languages).
This collection documents the immigration to Palestine during the British Mandate and to Israel during the first decade of the State, and it contains: • Dozens of certificates and confirmations given to immigrants with their arrival to the country (including disembarkation permits, two immigrant certificates issued by the Provisional State Council of Israel, certificates with names of immigrants and ships issued by the Jewish Agency, and more). • Dozens of letters about immigration (including a letter from 1935 by Moshe Sharet – a request to allow the brother of a Jewish policeman to immigrate to Palestine). • A circular issued by the Jewish National Council – an announcement about a strike in the Jewish Yishuv in protest of the restriction on Jewish immigration (1934). • Twenty telegrams from the years 1948-1949, which were sent by the Paris branch of the Jewish Agency to the department for youth immigration in Palestine – requests to bring groups of children from France to Palestine. • A handwritten notebook and ledger owned by a stock keeper at the "Sha'ar HaAliya" immigrant camp in Haifa, 1950. • "The Little Immigrant, Suite for Children, with Illustrations by Bathja Bayer" (Hebrew), booklet of sheet music by Aviasaf Bernstein. • And more.
Size and condition vary.
Provenance: The Rimon Family Collection.

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