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Heilpern family papers

Document | Accession Number: 2015.528.1

Consists of two German passports (Reisepässe): one issued to Felix Heilpern on May 15, 1939, and one, in a leather passport protector, issued to Hans Heilpern on May 5, 1939. Also includes a pre-war copyprint of Hans and Sidonie Heilpern, and a family photograph of the Heilpern family taken before Felix left for the United States as one of the "50 children" with the assistance of the Kraus family. Also includes a copy of Felix's birth certificate, and an original document issued by the commandant of Buchenwald regarding Hans' internment in the camp.

inclusive:  1920-1940
1 folder
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Felix Heilpern
Record last modified: 2022-07-28 18:05:27
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