- Record Type:
- Scope and Content:
- The Josef Broniatowski papers include two typewritten letters from Plauen, dated July 1938, documenting Broniatowski’s efforts to immigrate to the United States and two handwritten letters Broniatowski wrote from Częstochowa in November 1938 to his sons in the United States describing his family’s expulsion from Germany during the so-called Polenaktion and the news of Kristallnacht.
- System of Arrangement:
- The Josef Broniatowski correspondence is arranged as a single series: I. Correspondence, 1938
- The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Archives received this material from Elias and Irving Klein on January 31, 2000.
- Legal Status:
- Permanent Collection
- Conditions on Use:
- No restrictions on use
- Document Creator:
- Josef Broniatowski
Josef Broniatowski was expelled from Germany on October 28, 1938, along with other Polish Jews. He described the experience in letters to his sons who had immigrated to the United States.
- Funding Note:
- The cataloging of this collection has been supported by a grant from the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany.
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Record last modified: 2015-09-14 16:52:04