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Balint family papers

Document | Accession Number: 2015.160.1

Memoirs and other writings of various members of the extended family of Pál (1893-1945) and Ilona (1903-1944) Balint, of Jásberény, Hungary. Includes an English translation of Pál Balint's memoir about his daughter, Zsuzsi (Susan Foldes), written in the years following her departure for the United States in 1939, and hidden following his deportation to Auschwitz in 1944 (but subsequently retrieved by family members and published in Hungary in 2000). Other writings in this collection include autobiographical essays by Susan Foldes, writings by her American-born daughter, Kathy (Ilona) Foldes, reflecting on the family's experiences in the Holocaust, and a memoir by second cousin Gibor Weinberger. Also includes two Red Cross letters sent by Susan Foldes to her parents in Hungary, 1942 and 1944, as well as family photographs and a family tree.

Date
1942-2012  (inclusive)
Language
English
Hungarian
Extent
1 box
Credit Line
USHMM Permanent Collection. Gift of Katherine Foldes, 2015.
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