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Oversize file, 1920-2002

Box 1

Album, Russkie v Shankhaie, by Vladimir Daniilovich Zhiganov, 1936

Box 1

Certificate for David Rabinovich, Shangahi Ashkenazi Jewish Communal Association, 1949

Box 1

Diploma, Collège Municipal Français, 1941

Box 1

Map of Shanghai’s Sephardi community by Joseph Cohn, 1949

Box 1

Map of Shanghai, Oriental Publishing House, 1946

Box 1

Gabriel Rabinovich file, 1947-2002

Scope and Contents Note

Includes architectural plans by Rabinovich
Box 1

Registration certificate Shanghai, David Rabinovich, 1921

Box 1

Certificate, Noson Gurman, 1923

Box 1

Rabinovich family album, 1920

Scope and Contents Note

Photographs of David and his twin brother Gabriel

Biographical file, 1935-2006

Box/Folder 2:1

Diplomas and school papers, 1935-1945

Box/Folder 2:2

Identification cards, 1944-1946

Box/Folder 2:3

Certificates, 1940-1949

Box/Folder 2:4

Curriculum vitae, 2006


Writings, 1992-2008

Box/Folder 2:5

Introduction to Hoover Institution Archives exhibit, undated

Box/Folder 2:6

"Filming in Shanghai", undated

Box/Folder 2:7

"The First Inkwell," undated

Box/Folder 2:8

"Great Powers in Colonial Shanghai: Some Stories You May Never Have Heard" undated

Box/Folder 2:9

"Polish Refugees in Curacao During World War II" undated

Box/Folder 2:10

"Shanghai Ashkenazi Jews’ Heroic Efforts to Save European Refugees During World War II" undated

Box/Folder 2:11

Strangers Always: A Jewish Family in Wartime Shanghai 1992

Box/Folder 2:12

Reviews of Strangers Always 1992-1997

Box/Folder 2:13

"Mokanshan" 1994

Box/Folder 2:14

"Experience of an ‘Old China Hand’ Born in Shanghai" 1995, May

Box/Folder 2:15

"David Borisovich Rabinovich: A Profile" 1998

Box/Folder 2:16

"Leon Ilutovich: A Great Zionist in Shanghai" 2000

Box/Folder 2:17

That Last Glorious Summer, 1939: Shanghai-Japan 2001

Box/Folder 2:18

Book review, Russian Emigration in China 2002

Box/Folder 2:19

"Survival in Shanghai" 2008


Research materials, 1924-2007

Box/Folder 2:20

Greguras, Fred, "The Fourth Marines in Shanghai, China" 2007

Box/Folder 2:21

Shanghai residential addresses, 1939

Box/Folder 2:22

Dangoor, Renee, "The Jews of Shanghai" undated

Box/Folder 2:23

Collected articles and clippings on Shanghai Jews, 1924-1997

Box/Folder 2:24

Clippings on Shanghai, 1947

Box/Folder 2:25

David Rabinovich materials, 1929-1940


Printed matter, 1934-1997

Box/Folder 2:27

Appeal to Shanghai Jews, Coordinated Committee for United Zionist Action, 1945 October

Box/Folder 2:26

Advertising leaflet, Shanghai, 1944 August

Box/Folder 3:1

Al’manakh ShEK, 1933-1934 (Shankhaiskii Evreiskoi Klub), 1934

Box/Folder 3:2

The Cathay: Magazine and Shoppers’ Guide, 1935 July 16

Box/Folder 3:3

The Future, Shanghai Jewish Youth Community Center, vol. 1, no. 11, 1947 December

Box/Folder 3:4

Le Journal de Shanghai, 1934 March 25

Box/Folder 3:5

Leben im Wartesaal: Exil in Shanghai, 1938-1947, Juedisches Museum im Stadtmuseum Berlin, 1997

Box/Folder 3:6

Nasha zhizn’, 1946-1949

Scope and Contents Note

Selected issues: nos. 9, 15-16, 40, 54
Box/Folder 3:7

United Nation Poster, 1945

Box/Folder 3:9

The Young China Pictorial, 1938 April

Box/Folder 3:10

City Guides and Descriptions of Shangahi, undated

Box/Folder 3:11

The Chinese Gold Murders, 1977

Box/Folder 3:12

Essays on the history of Western-European literature #2, 1912

Box 4:1

Essays on the history of Western-European literature #3, 1912


Photographs, 1923-2007

Box/Folder 4:2

Family and friends, 1923

Box/Folder 4:3

Shanghai street scenes, 1923-1940

Box/Folder 4:4

Class photo, Collège Municipal Français, Shanghai, 1934 - 1938

Box/Folder 4:5

Purim party, Shanghai Jewish Club, 1937

Box/Folder 4:6

Hongkou district, Shanghai, 1939-1944

Scope and Contents Note

Depicts bomb drills and street scenes
Box/Folder 4:7

Rena Krasno with sister and friends, 1940 - 1949

Box/Folder 4:8

U.S. troops in Shanghai, 1945

Box/Folder 4:9

Japan, 1959-1961

Scope and Contents Note

Includes photographs from the Jewish Community Center Tokyo and a visit by Israeli leaders Moshe Dayan, Moshe Sharett, and Emil Najar
Box/Folder 4:10

Rena Krasno in China, 2007

Video recordings 4

Videorecordings, 1995-2005

Box 5

Holocaust Oral History Project interview of Rena Krasno, 20 November 1995

Conditions Governing Access note

Use copy reference number: 94036_v_0005525

Scope and Contents note

Interview conducted by Sandra Bandayan in San Francisco as part of the Holocaust Oral History Project. Content includes description of the Russian Jewish community in Shanghai during the 1930s and 1940s. "Copyright 1995 Holocaust Oral History Project, San Francisco, CA"
Box 5

Exile Shanghai: A Film by Ulrike Ottinger, undated

Conditions Governing Access note

Use copy reference number: 94036_v_0005527
Box 5

Rena Krasno's Shanghai Visit, 2001 November

Conditions Governing Access note

Use copy reference number: 94036_v_0005529

Scope and Contents note

Home movies of Rena Krasno's 2001 trip to Shanghai: 1. French Concession 2. Tour with Helen and Georgia 3. Lecture
Box 5

KMVT: Croanca interview of Rena Krasno by Fred Marrazzo, 10 March 2005

Conditions Governing Access note

Use copy reference number: 94036_v_0005530

Scope and Contents note

TV interview of Rena Krasno by Fred Marrazzo