207 Forced migration

Pervasive nationalism led forced migration on political grounds to rise sharply from the nineteenth century, first in Europe and later all over the world. This course was not easy: often the host country required papers issued only in the country the migrants had fled. In the case of Rudolf Rocker (1873-1958), a prominent anarcho-syndicalist who fled Germany and went to the United States in 1933, Albert Einstein offered (as he did for others) to sponsor his resident permit.

Letter to Rudolf Rocker

Letter to Rudolf Rocker
Albert Einstein
Princeton, 18 October 1934
Typoscript, 22 x 28
Rudolf Rocker Papers, no 92

Date: 
1934
Number: 
207

Location

Einstein's house
112 Mercer Street
Princeton
United States

Comments

Rudolf Rocker Papers

The papers of Rudolf Rocker are available on microfilm from IDC publishers, see http://www.idc.nl