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Josef Broniatowski correspondence

Date 1938
Accession Number 2000.30
Extent 1 folder
Language German
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
Provenance The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Archives received this material from Elias and Irving Klein on January 31, 2000.
Geographic Name Plauen (Germany)
Częstochowa (Poland)
Topical Term Polish people--Germany.
Jews--Legal status, laws, etc.--Germany.
Operation Poland, Germany, 1938.
Kristallnacht, 1938.
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)
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.

Record Type Document
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