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Joffe family papers

Document | Accession Number: 2012.183.1

Consists of documents, correspondence, and photographs related to the pre-war and wartime experiences of Szymon Joffe (later Paul or Sam Jaffe), originally of Łódź, Poland. In May 1938, Mr. Joffe was able to immigrate to the United States, where he joined the American Army and spent the last months of the war as part of the American occupation of Paris, France. Includes wartime correspondence from family members who remained in Poland and perished during the Holocaust, documents related to his experiences in the American military, and extensive photos related to his wartime experiences and of Paris after the liberation of the city.

inclusive:  1920-1990
2 boxes
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Mona Rowe
Record last modified: 2020-09-17 14:24:03
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